How to activate Lifetime TV on Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV

Lifetime is a TV channel that lets you watch full clips and episodes of your favorite series. Through its TV application, you can stream lots of movies and create a customized watchlist of the best episodes.

You can also stream live events and get exclusive videos from Lifetime shows. But to do that, you need to activate Lifetime TV first.

Lifetime is available on iOS devices, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast. If you want to watch live TV, you will first have to sign in with your cable provider.

You must receive the channel through a subscription to a participating satellite and cable service. That is the only way of accessing all the available videos.

How much does a Lifetime app subscription cost?

The Lifetime Movie Club app costs $3.99 per month. If you do not have a subscription, the channel has lots of limited unlocked content that you can watch for free on Roku.

Another option is to subscribe for a year for $39.99. You can also start a 7-day free trial.

How to activate Lifetime

You can activate Lifetime on different devices including:


  • Go to on a mobile or computer browser
  • Select your device (Roku)
  • Select your TV service provider
  • Enter the activation code showed on the Roku channel after you opened the Lifetime TV app
  • The service will redirect you to your cable provider website
  • From that point, you need to log in with the information required to start watching content.

Apple TV

You can also activate Lifetime on Apple TV by following these steps:

  • Go to the Home screen and browse apps
  • Search for Lifetime
  • Select the channel
  • Open the app to generate an activation code
  • Go to
  • Select your device (Apple TV)
  • Select your TV provider
  • Enter the generated activation code
  • Verify your subscription by clicking on Continue

The page will redirect you to your provider’s website and verify your account.

You can also log in to Lifetime TV to update your personal profile, change your email preferences, and do much more.

Lifetime not activating? What to do

If the channel is not activating, contact your TV provider for further instructions.

Also, determine whether you have subscribed to the service before proceeding.

Can you watch live TV on the Lifetime app?

The Lifetime TV app offers live TV streaming services. You do not need a satellite or cable subscription to stream the channel with live TV service.

A 7-day free trial is available that allows you to watch both on-demand and live shows.

How to get Lifetime on your Smart TV?

If you want to get the Lifetime channel on any Smart TV, you must use your remote to navigate to the Apps section of your television.

You should then search for the Lifetime app and add it or install it as part of your channels.

If you are using Roku, you will have to activate Lifetime once you install it.


You can use the Lifetime streaming service to watch your favorite shows and movies. But you will first have to activate the channel on your Smart TV before proceeding.

In that case, you will need a participating TV provider to continue.


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