How to activate Epix Now on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Tivo

Epix Now is a relatively new streaming service that offers a range of content, from blockbuster movies to original TV shows. On top of that, it gives you access to four live channels: Epix Drive-in, Epix Hits, Epix, and Epix 2. You need to activate Epix Now to stream these channels.

Epix Now is available on several devices such as Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast, Firestick, and more. You can also enjoy the channel on gaming consoles and even mobile devices.

How to activate Epix Now

Follow these procedures to activate Epix Now on Roku, Fire TV, Xbox, PS4 and more.


Roku is one of the most popular streaming channels right now.

To activate Epix Now on Roku:

  • Power on your Roku box and press the “Home” button on the remote unit.
  • Scroll to “Streaming Channels.” This will open up the Roku channel store.
  • Search for “Epix Now” channel and click on the “Add Channel” button to install it.
  • Launch the channel – an activation code will appear on your screen. Note/write down the code
  • Go to
  • Enter the activation code in the prompted box and click submit.
  • Log in with your TV provider to activate Epix on your Roku screen.

Fire TV

Fire TV, from Amazon, boasts of a wide range of channels and an exciting streaming experience.

To activate Epix Now on Fire TV:

  • Go to the Fire TV home screen and click on the search icon (top-left corner of the screen).
  • Search for Epix Now and click on the app in the results,
  • Go back to the home screen and click on the Epix app then click on the “Get” button to download and install it.
  • Launch the app and select “Activate” on the start-up screen. An activation code will appear. Make sure to note it down.
  • Go to and enter the code.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to finish the activation process.


With Epix Now, you can access tons of movies, TV shows, and other content on your Xbox console.

Follow this process to activate Epix Now on Xbox:

  • Go to “Store” on your home screen and scroll down to “Browse Apps.”
  • Click on the search icon and search for Epix.
  • Download and install the app, then go back to your home screen.
  • Click on the Epix app to launch it and select a movie or TV show you want to watch. You will be prompted to enter a 6-digit activation code.
  • Go to and select your cable TV provider.
  • Sign in using your credentials (T.V. provider)
  • Select your device (Xbox One) and a 6-digit code will appear
  • Go back to your console and enter the code to activate the channel.


PS4 allows you to stream a plethora of content, including original movies and TV shows.

To activate Epix Now on your PS4 console:

  • From your home screen, navigate to the Store.
  • Click on the search icon on the top left corner of the screen.
  • Search for Epix and the app icon will appear on the right.
  • Click on the icon and then download and install it.
  • Go back to your home screen and launch the app.
  • Pick a movie to watch, which will prompt you for an activation code,
  • Go to and sign in with your TV provider.
  • Select PS4 as your streaming device; an activation code will appear
  • Go back to your PlayStation console and enter the code to activate the app.


Tivo is a relatively new streaming service that offers a wide range of content. You can also add channels easily on the platform.

Follow these guidelines to activate Epix on Tivo:

  • On your remote, press the “Tivo Central” button.
  • Scroll down and select “Video on Demand.”
  • Scroll down the list of apps and select Epix
  • Set up the app on your device then go back to the home screen
  • Go to Apps > Epix; you will be prompted to activate the app.
  • Go to and select your cable TV provider.
  • Sign in with your provider’s credentials and get the activation code
  • Go back to the Tivo box and finish activating the channel.
  • Select a movie or TV show and enjoy


Chromecast turns your TV into a Smart TV. You can use it on multiple TVs and it can help with casting content to a bigger screen.

To activate Epix Now on your Chromecast device:

  • Plugin your Chromecast into your TV and connect it to your Wi-Fi network
  • Download and install Google Home App on your mobile device, and set up Chromecast
  • Connect your mobile device to the same network as the Chromecast
  • Download, install and launch the Epix app on your mobile.
  • Sign in (or sign up) with your TV provider credentials.
  • Tap on the cast icon at the top of the screen to cast the video to your TV.
  • Select a movie or TV show you want to watch and start it.
  • Enjoy the video on your television screen.

Apple TV

Apple TV is one of the fastest-growing TV streaming services in the US. With Apple TV, you know you are getting quality content and HD pictures.

You can activate Epix Now on Apple TV through these steps:

  • Launch the Apple TV app on your device
  • Go to my channels and scroll until you find Epix Now (it is pre-installed).
  • Launch the channel – you will be asked to subscribe to watch
  • Select the “Activate” option and follow the instructions on the screen
  • Go to and select your TV provider (Apple TV App).
  • Log in with your Apple TV credentials and follow the on-screen instructions to finish activating.

FAQs about Epix channel activation

Do you have any questions about Epix activation? Below are some of the most common questions other Epix users ask and their answers:

1. Is Epix on Roku free?

No, it is a paid subscription service that will cost you $5.99 a month.

However, you can enjoy a 30-day free trial when subscribing for the first time.

2. Is Epix free with Amazon Prime?

No, it is a paid channel on Amazon Prime Video, costing users $5.99 a month.

However, you can get a 7-day free trial, after which you will start getting billed.

3. Is Epix free with Spectrum

Yes, Spectrum Internet users can enjoy Epix at no additional charge.

This is because the channel is part of the Spectrum package, and thus doesn’t require an additional subscription.

4. Which devices are compatible with Epix Now?

You can access Epix content on a wide range of devices.

These include Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, smart TVs, iPhones, iPads, Android mobile devices, PS4, Tivo, Xbox One, and more.

In conclusion

If you are looking for great content to keep you entertained, Epix is a great channel. It contains tons of movies and shows, and also offers access to live TV channels.

The app is compatible with several streaming devices, thus giving you a range of choices. With the steps above, you can activate the app and enjoy its content on any of your streaming device.

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1 thought on “How to activate Epix Now on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Tivo”

  1. I am trying to watch Epic on my television, but nothing is working.

    I need help I sent my email address to the information system, and I got not response back.

    I checked the places of where the response might arrive at, and I didn’t see anything at either place.


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