How to Activate Univision on Roku, Fire TV, Hulu, Smart TV

If you are looking to enjoy some telenovelas, drama series, or sitcoms in the Spanish language, Univision would definitely not miss a spot on the list of TV channels you would love to watch. Univision is a TV network that is owned by TelevisaUnivision and has been at the forefront of providing content in the Spanish language in America since 1962. You can watch it for free on most TV providers in America although it is not available in some areas in the USA and beyond except on streaming services such as Roku, Fire TV, and its premium subscription service. 

You can activate Univision on Roku, Fire TV, and Smart TVs by downloading the Univision app on your streaming device and activating it on their website using an activation code. 

You may also decide to subscribe to the premium version of Univision, which is Univision NOW, and be able to watch the channel in your area in case the TV channel is not available in that region.

In this article, I will be guiding you on how to activate the Univision app on your various streaming platforms, so read on for more details on the activation process on Roku, Fire TV, Hulu, and your Smart TVs. 

How to Activate Univision on Roku, Fire TV, Hulu, Smart TV

How Do I Get Univision Without Cable? 

As I said earlier, in areas where Univision is not available, you can access the channel via the Univision app on a streaming platform or subscribe to Univision NOW service in order to enjoy your TV shows. 

If you do not have a TV cable provider, you will have to subscribe to the Univision NOW package which will allow you to access all shows and the UniMas Live service.

However, Univision NOW is not for free as you will have to pay for a monthly subscription of $10.99 or $118.99 annually. You can then watch content on the Univision channel via your smartphone, computers, laptops, and any other internet-enabled devices.

You can subscribe to Univision NOW by creating an account on their website and choosing your subscription plan. You will then download the Univision NOW app from your App Store and login with your account details in order to start watching their shows. 

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How to Activate Univision on Roku, Fire TV and Smart TV 

Activating Univision on streaming platforms such as Roku, Fire TV, and Smart TV is quite a simple process that you can perform and get the channel running on your TV. All you need to have is the Univision app and an activation code. The app is free and can be downloaded from the Roku store, Amazon App Store, Google Play Store, and Apple App Store. 

How to Activate Univision on Roku

You can activate Univision on Roku by following the steps below:

  1. Press Home on the Roku remote and scroll up or down to Streaming Channels 
  2. Open Channel Store and type in “Univision” in the search bar.
  3. Select “Univision” and Add Channel to download and install the Univision app.
  4. Launch the app on your Roku after installation.
  5. Go to the Settings and Select Sign In.
  6. A six-digit code will appear on your screen. This is the activation code you will be used to activate the app on the website. 
  7. With your smartphone or computer, visit https://tv.univision.com/devicereg and enter the activation code you see on your TV screen. 
  8. Also, select your TV provider from the drop-down menu and click Continue.
  9. You will be redirected to the login page of your selected TV provider. 
  10. Log into your account with your correct username and password.

After you log in with your correct details on the TV provider’s page, the app on your Roku device will automatically be activated and you can start to stream contents on the Univision app. 

How to Activate Univision on Fire TV

To activate Univision on your Fire TV, you should follow the following steps:

  1. Go to the Home screen on your TV 
  2. Type in “Univision” in the Search bar at the Home screen. 
  3. Select “Univision” to download and install the app.
  4. Launch the app on your Fire TV after installation.
  5. Go to the Settings page and select Sign In.
  6. Take note of the 6-digit code that will appear on your screen.
  7. Visit https://tv.univision.com/devicereg on your computer or smartphone and enter the 6-digit code.
  8.  Select your TV provider from the drop-down menu and click Continue.
  9. You will be redirected to the login page of your selected TV provider. 
  10. Log into your account with your correct credentials to activate the app on your Fire TV.

You will be able to stream content on the Univision app once you log in with the right username and password. 

How to Activate Univision on Android TV

You can activate the Univision TV channel on your Android TV simply by downloading the app and activating it with a code. The steps to activate the channel is as follows: 

  1. Go to the Home screen on your TV and select Apps.
  2. Select Google Play Store and Type “Univision” in the search bar.
  3. Select the Univision app and click Install.
  4. Upon installation, launch the app and select Sign In on its Settings page. 
  5. A 6-digit code that will appear on your TV’s screen. 
  6. Visit https://tv.univision.com/devicereg on your computer or smartphone and enter the 6-digit code.
  7.  Select your TV provider from the drop down menu and click Continue.
  8. You will be redirected to the login page of your selected TV provider. Log into your account with your correct credentials to activate the app on your Android TV.

Once your login credentials are verified by the website you will be able to watch TV shows on the Univision app on your Android TV. 

How to Activate Univision on Apple TV

You can activate Univision on your Apple TV by using the following steps:

  1. Go to the App Store on Apple TV and type in “Univision” in the search bar.
  2. Select the Univision app and Click Install.
  3. Launch the app after installation and go to the Sign In page.
  4. You will receive a 6-digit activation code on your Apple TV. 
  5. Visit https://tv.univision.com/devicereg on your computer or smartphone and enter the 6-digit code on your TV.
  6.  Select your TV provider from the drop down menu and click Continue.
  7. You will be redirected to the login page of your selected TV provider. 
  8. Log into your account with your correct username and password to activate the app on your Apple TV. 

The app on your Apple TV at this point will  be activated and you will be able to stream content via the app on your Apple TV.

How to Activate Univision on Chromecast 

You can not activate Univision on Chromecast. However, you can decide to stream the content of the Univision app on Chromecast via an application to your devices.

You can stream Univision onto your TV using Chromecast by following the steps below:

  1. Insert the Chromecast to your TV and turn it on. 
  2. Download and Install the Google Home app on your smartphone.
  3. Connect the Chromecast to the same WiFi network as your mobile device and follow the instructions to set it up.
  4. Launch the Google Home app on your phone and select Chromecast as a New Device
  5. Download and Install the Univision app on your smartphone.
  6. Open the Univision app and Go to the Sign In page.
  7. Select your TV provider from the list of TV providers.
  8. You will be redirected to the login page of your TV provider. Make sure to sign in with your correct credentials. 
  9. The content on the Univision app will open if your credentials are correct.
  10. Finally, select the Cast icon on your smartphone.

You will be able to stream the shows on the Univision app to your TV screen when you select the Cast icon. 

Can I Watch Univision on Hulu? 

You can not watch Univision on Hulu since the channel is not available on Hulu. However, some add-ons of Hulu such as Hulu + Live TV may allow you to add extra networks like Univision. This is not common and you will be required to pay for extra monthly costs if you go in for this option. 

A better option, in this case, is to use the Univision app and activate it using your cable TV or subscribe to the Univision NOW package. 

How do I Find My Univision Activation Code?

The Univision activation is a 6-digit code that is provided to you when you try to log in to the Univision app. 

To see this code you will have to download and install the Univision app on your desired streaming platform. You then have to launch the app and login into your Univision account. The 6-digit code will automatically be generated for you to enable you to activate the app.

The Activation Code is not Working 

The activation code is the key to getting the Univision app running on your streaming platforms, so you will be utterly stuck in the activation process if the code refuses to work. 

However, there are a few tips you can use to resolve the situation in case you encounter such problems. You can try these tips if the code is not working:

  • Make sure you enter the right characters of the code on the website. Characters such as “0”, which is zero, and the alphabet “O” often confuse a lot of people, so you may want to pay particular attention to them. Similarly, pay attention to “1” and “I”. 
  • Use a different activation code. You can do this by uninstalling the app and installing it again in order to receive a new code. 
  • Seek assistance from the customer service of Univision since the problem may be coming from their side.

How do I get Univision for Free on My Smart TV? 

You can watch Univision for free on your smart TV using the app or tv.univision.com if Univision comes along with your cable TV plan. 

You will have to activate the app using the steps I discussed earlier in order to start streaming the content of the app.

Final Thoughts 

The activation process for Univision becomes necessary when you find yourself in an area where the free-to-air channel is not available. If you do not have a TV cable subscription and still want to watch the channel in such a situation, you should go in for the Univision NOW subscription service. 

However, if you have a cable TV subscription that includes Univision, you will be able to stream the channel on your Roku, Fire TV, or Smart TV using the Univision app. You only have to download the app and activate it on the Univision website. 

The steps for activating the TV channel on the individual platforms in this article should help you find it easier to activate the app and enjoy your Spanish language-related shows as you have always wished for. 

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