How to Stream and Activate Dish Anywhere on Roku, Apple TV, Android TV

The DISH Anywhere app lets you watch DISH Network anytime from any device.

Unlike a streamlined version of DISH’s existing satellite television service, the new DISH Network mobile application offers everything from live local channels to recorded shows and movies.

In this blog, we will go over how to activate Dish Anywhere on Apple TV, Roku TV, Android TV, and Android TV by following the instructions listed below. –

Dish Anywhere on Roku

Here is a quick guide on how to use Roku now that you are all set up and prepared to go:

  1. Go to the home setup of Roku and search for Dish Anywhere.
  2. After it has finished downloading, launch the application.
  3. An activation code will come up on your screen; note it down as you will need it later.
  4. You can access an activation page by clicking the link above. Press “enter” and “ok” after making sure the code was input correctly.
  5. You are almost done with the activation process. After a few seconds, you will see the Dish Anywhere icon on your Roku screen.
  6. Log in with your personal information (if you have not signed up yet, keep reading).
  7. Once you have logged in, you can enjoy free and locked content with a subscription.

Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick

You can now watch content from the DISH Anywhere app using your Amazon Fire Stick device. To get started, simply:

  1. On your Fire TV remote, select Apps & Games by pressing the home button.
  2. Find the DISH Anywhere app and select Download.
  3. Open the DISH Anywhere app once it has been downloaded. On the screen will now appear an activation code.
  4. On another device, go to and log in to your DISH account.
  5. Enter the activation code and hit the Activate button.

Dish Anywhere on Apple TV

To watch the DISH Anyplace channels on an Apple TV, follow these steps to set up Airplay for streaming content from an iPhone or iPad.

  1. Download the DISH Anywhere app on your iOS device by clicking this link.
  2. Start the app. On the screen will now appear an activation code.
  3. Using another device, go to and log in to your DISH account.
  4. Input the activation code and select Activate Device. The DISH Anywhere app on your iOS device will now be activated.
  5. Then, select the content that you want to stream and tap the Airplay icon on the screen.
  6. Choose your Apple TV device from the list.

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Dish Anywhere on Android TV

To activate your Android TV with the DISH Anywhere app, follow these steps:

  1. Press the Home button on your remote.
  2. Search for the DISH Anywhere app on the Google Play Store. Search for the DISH Anywhere app on the Google Play Store.
  3. Select it and choose Install.
  4. When you open the app, a screen with an activation code will appear.
  5. Using another device, go to and log in to your account.
  6. Enter the activation code and choose Activate Device.
  7. You can now start watching DISH content on your Android TV via the DISH Anywhere app!

Error in the Activation of the Code- How to fix it?

  1. First, you will need to check if your device is compatible with DISH Anywhere. To do that, ensure it meets the minimum requirements and checks the list of supported Android devices.
  2. Next, check that you are using the correct receiver and that it is compatible with DISH Anywhere. If you have multiple receivers, you will need to check that each one is working correctly.
  3. Finally, ensure your internet connection is stable on your device to connect to the DISH Anywhere.
  4. If you notice a delay in your DISH Anywhere response time, it may be time to restart your system. 
  5. Once it is back on, try connecting to DISH Anywhere again. If you still see the “Can’t connect” error message, contact the DISH Anywhere team on their official website for additional troubleshooting assistance.

Final Thoughts 

You will be able to access DISH programming through the DISH Anywhere mobile app. Before you can use the app, however, you will have to sign up for an account. Once you have signed up, you can download the app onto your smartphone or tablet.

Therefore, this guide can hopefully assist you in activating DISH anywhere on popular streamers.

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

Is there a free DISH streaming app?

Yes! The DISH streaming app is available for free download on Android and iOS, and subscribers with a compatible DISH receiver may log in to access hundreds of TV shows and movies at no additional cost.

Can I download DISH Anywhere videos?

Currently, DISH Anywhere does not support downloading videos to your personal computer or PC.

Why are certain episodes of certain shows unavailable?

DISH is unable to live stream every episode of every programmed due to strict licensing regulations. If you cannot find the show or episode you are looking for, the license may have run out or the release may still be waiting.

Do I need internet access to stream the DISH Network?

Yes, although you can also download select videos to your phone or Hopper GO to watch offline.

Can I watch on my phone or tablet?

No, the website is not optimized for mobile devices. You will need the app to stream DISH Network on your phone or tablet.