– A Complete Solution to Activate My5 TV on Different Devices
Jan 16, 2024 Reading time : 7 min

On 26 June 2008, a service named My5 was started in the UK by channel 5. My5 is a brand name for video-on-demand services. Later, My5 TV was launched on various platforms including Facebook in 2010, Seesaw,, and YouTube. 

Paramount Global is the owner of My5 TV, which is a running application for TV programs and movies. It is a free streaming application, where anyone can watch the uploaded program without any issue. But in order to use this application, you have to create a My5 TV account. 

Therefore, in this blog, we will walk you through the ways to create an account on My5 TV using different devices. 

My5 TV logo

Characteristics of My5 TV

My5 TV offers numerous facilities, which make it different from others. List of features offered by My5 TV:

  • You can watch your previously unwatched episode of any show.
  • After signing up with the My5 TV newsletter, you can get updates related to movie releases.
  • This application provides a facility to monitor different shows. 
  • Facility to access different contents of popular shows and other My5 TV content as well. 
  • You can create a separate place for your favorite shows. 
  • Free access to the content of my5 TV partner channels, like PBS America, Together TV, BLAZE, BET, Real Stories, Timeline, and Discover film. 

My5/activate – How to Register & Activate My5 TV on Different Devices

The process of activating a My5 TV account is different across distinct devices. So, follow the method according to the device on which you want to activate My5 TV. Activating it on smartphones and tablets is pretty much straightforward just like activating Voot on smart devices is. Let’s move ahead and learn how to activate My5 TV on various devices. 

On Smartphone, and Tablet

Smartphone and tablet
  • On the app, click on the sign-in or create an account button.
  • Fill in your credentials, and click on the terms and conditions
  • Now press the Register tab. 

Activating My5 TV on a phone is different from activating it on a laptop. 

On Desktop

  • Visit the My5 TV activation page to get started. 
  • Click on the Register option, which appears next to Sign in. Then enter all the details
    Click on register to create a My5 account
  • Accept the terms and conditions, and press the Create account button. 
    Click on create account

This is how you can activate My5 TV on different devices like smartphones, tablets, and desktops. Let’s now move ahead and learn how to activate the same on various platforms. 

On Apple TV 

Apple TV

Apple TV is an app for Apple users, and if you are an Apple user you can download, watch, buy, and rent your preferred TV shows and movies. Follow these steps to activate My5 TV on your Apple TV: 

  • Launch the Apple TV app on your device, and sign in.
  • Now, you will see an activation code and instructions
  • Open your My5 TV and fill in the activation code, and press Continue.
  • Now, wait to complete the activation process. 

On Android TV

Android TV

Android TV is a Google operating system, where you can download, watch, and play your favorite games using any device. Here are the steps to activate My5 TV on Android TV. 

  • Make sure your Android TV is connected to Wi-Fi. 
  • Open the Playstore app on your Android TV.
  • Type My5 on the search bar.
  • Download the app, and log in to your account
  • Wait for some time, and you will see your My5 TV account on your Android TV. 

On Amazon Fire TV 

Amazon TV remote

Amazon Fire TV is a smart device that facilitates you to watch and download movies along with playing songs on this TV. Steps to “My” on Amazon Fire TV are:  

  • Download My5 TV on your Amazon TV.
  • Sign in to your My5 TV account, and now your My5 TV account is activated on your Amazon Fire TV. 

On Roku

Roku TVs

You can stream Roku on multiple devices like smartphones, tablets, etc. It is a free device where you can stream, download, and watch your favorite OTT show. Therefore, move toward the steps to activate My5 TV on Roku:

  • Switch on your Roku device, and visit the homepage.
  • Enter My5 TV on the search bar, and click Enter button. 
  • Choose MY5 TV, and press Add channel.
  • Your Roku home screen will show that My 5TV is being recorded.
  • Click on My5 TV Channel, to get a verification code.
  • Visit from any device, and you will reach the official website of My5 TV. 
  • Simply log in, and fill in the verification code, you got through the mail or SMS. 

On PS4


PS4 stands for PlayStation 4, which is an advanced version of PS3. Both services are launched by Sony Interactive Entertainment.  People prefer this service to play and download online games, movies, etc. Here, are the steps to activate your My5 TV on PS4:  

  • Visit PS4’s official page. 
  • Choose TV and then the Video option. 
  • Download the My5 TV app from PlayStation. 
  • Next, from the drop-down menu, pick your TV provider
  • At last, visit My using an Android phone.
  • Now, fill in the activation code, and you will have My5 TV activated on your device. 

On Xbox


In 1991, the Xbox Game Studios and the original Xbox console were launched in America. Xbox is created by Microsoft, that is used for playing games. It involves five different game consoles and applications. To perform the task of activating My5 TV on Xbox, follow these steps: 

  • Install My5 TV on your Xbox. 
  • From the Xbox menu, click on the Activate Channel option. 
  • In the drop-down menu, select your TV provider
  • Visit the My5 TV official website from your Android phone, and fill in the activation code to complete the process. 

How to Set My5 TV Account Pin?

Here, we have discussed the steps to adjust your My5TV account pin: 

  • Log in to your My5 TV account and click on the Menu option. 
  • Click on My5 TV, and select your account details.
  • Visit the Pins menu, and press the Settings option. 
  • On the next screen, create a security code
  • In the menu, press the Save option and you are all done.

After knowing how to set the My5 TV account pin, let’s move towards the reset My5 TV account password processes on different devices.

How to Reset My5 Account Password on Different Devices? 

In this section, we will discuss the way to reset your My5 password on your phone, tablet, and computer. 

On Desktop

  • Launch My5 on your desktop, and click on the sign-in option.
  • Choose Forgot your password
  • To get the reset password link, just enter your email address.
  • Open your email ID and click on the link that came from My5.
  • Now reset your password, and hit the Submit button. 

On Android Phone and Tablet

  • Launch the app on your computer, and click on the upper-right situated user icon
  • On the next page, select the Forgot your password option.
  • Next, fill in your email ID, and press the Submit button. 
  • Then, go to your email, and click on the link that came from My5. 
  • By clicking on the link, you will reach the reset your password page
  • Now fill in everything that is required to complete the process. 

You don’t have to download the show, My5 provides the facility to watch your favorite program online and live. It only requires stable internet connectivity. 

My5 TV provides free access to the content of five channels Channel 5, 5Star, 5USA, 5Select, and 5Action in My5 TV. But if you opt for the subscription ones, you can access the shows of more than 60 channels. 

Wrapping Up

You can easily create a My5 account to enjoy free programs, shows, games, etc. You can enjoy this service without signing up. Therefore, we’re ending this blog with the hope that after reading out this blog, all your queries related to My5 TV will be solved.

Sejal Mehra
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Sejal Mehra

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