How to Activate Dish Anywhere

Dish Anywhere is one of the most popular apps when it comes to watching content on your devices anywhere you are. But in order to be able to enjoy that content, you usually need to activate the application on your first opening. If you are not sure how to do that, then you are in the right place, as we will see how to do it on multiple different platforms in this article. 

So take a closer look at the platform you have the Dish Anywhere app on, follow the instructions, and in no time, you will be ready to enjoy all the content that you want to see.

Activate Dish Anywhere

Just like we mentioned, there are a few platforms that we will take a look at, so without further ado, let’s start. 

Amazon Firestick TV

Suppose you want to activate and enjoy the Dish Anywhere app on your Firestick TV. In that case, you might be interested in our complete guide to how you can install and activate this app on the Amazon Firestick TV devices, and there you will see everything in great detail. 

Apple iOS 

Apple devices that run iOS have an effortless way to activate Dish Anywhere. After you have installed the app from the App Store, you will need to open it. After the app is opened, you will need to log in using your credentials. 

As for other Apple devices like Apple TV, you can check out how to watch from this app on our article over here.

Android Smartphones

This one is quite similar to the method used for Apple iOS devices. So, after you download the app from the Play Store, you will need to open it and log in with your credentials. After that, you will have access to everything that Dish Anywhere has to offer.

Android TV

 Even though Android TV is quite similar in the way that it works with Android smartphones, it has a more complicated activation method for Dish Anywhere.

  • After you search and download the app from Play Store, open it up.
  • Once you open the app, your TV will show you a code, which will be used to activate the app. So keep it in mind and proceed with the next step.
  • Now you will need to open a browser and go into
  • There you will need to sign in with your Dish credentials, and then you will need to enter the activation code we mentioned earlier.
  • After you enter the code, you can press the ACTIVATE DEVICE button, and Dish Anywhere will be activated.


For this platform, you will need to use your mobile device and then, through the Google Home app, connect it to your Chromecast. Once you have connected both devices, you can start mirroring your phone. So in order to activate Dish Anywhere for this method, you can look at how we did that for Android Smartphones above.

Roku TV

We have previously covered this part of the Dish Anywhere app, so if you are interested in getting more information about it, you can check out our article on it over here.

Closing thoughts

 As you saw, depending on the platform, the activation method can vary. The only thing left for you to do is look at the specific device you want to activate Dish Anywhere and start with the process, so you can enjoy whatever content you want on it.