Activate DISH Anywhere on FireStick: A Step-by-Step Guide

This article will guide you on how to install and activate the Dish Anywhere TV app on your Amazon FireStick or Fire TV device at using your Dish Network credentials.

DISH Anywhere is an American streaming service that allows you to watch your DISH TV channels live or on-demand on your mobile devices, computers, and smart TVs without extra fees.

This free streaming service lets you watch live TV from all your favorite channels, including local, sports, and cable channels. You can also access thousands of On Demand movies and TV shows, including shows from Showtime, Starz, EPIX, and more. FireStick

The Dish Anywhere app is available on almost all streaming platforms, including your Amazon FireStick device.

So, to watch live, recorded, and on-demand content on your Fire TV, install the Dish Anywhere app from the App Store and activate your device at using your MyDISH account credentials.

How to Activate and Use DISH Anywhere on FireStick

Before moving ahead with the installation & activation process, first set up your FireStick device. If you have already set up the device, proceed with the installation.

How to Set up Your Firestick Device

  • Connect your FireStick device to a power source.
  • Now, connect the FireStick device to the HDMI port of your TV.
  • Turn on the TV and complete the setup process.
  • Connect it to the Internet connection.

After setting up your FireStick device and connecting it to the internet, let’s proceed with installing and activating the Dish Anywhere app. FireStick or Fire TV

Are you looking to enhance your DISH TV experience by streaming it on a bigger screen with your FireStick? If so, you must activate DISH Anywhere to unlock live TV streaming and on-demand content. To help you get started, here’s a simple step-by-step guide:

  • Go to the App Store on the FireStick device and search for the Dish Anywhere app.
  • Select the app from the search result and click the Get button to download and install the app.
  • The downloading and installing process will be completed in a few minutes. (depending on your internet speed)
  • After the installation is complete, launch the Dish Anywhere app on Fire TV.
  • Inside the app, accept the End User Agreement and click the Sign In option to get the activation code.
  • Now, go to on a computer or mobile device.
  • Login to your Dish Network account and enter the activation code.
  • Click Activate Device to complete the activation process.

You can now start streaming the Dish Network programming on your FireStick device.

Dish Anywhere app not working on FireStick – Possible fixes

Some of the fixes you can try are:

  1. The first thing to check is the internet connection. Check if the FireStick device is connected to a good internet connection. Sometimes the slightest things can cause trouble. So, check it first.
  2. Next, check if the HDMI cable is correctly connected to the Amazon FireStick. Also, check if you are using the same cables that came with the FireStick.
  3. Try resetting the Dish Anywhere app – Uninstall the app and reboot your FireStick device. Then re-install the app and authorize it at

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I watch on-demand content on the Dish Anywhere App?

Yes, on-demand content is available on the Dish Anywhere App.

Is the Dish Anywhere app free?

Yes. The app is free, and it allows you to watch various movies and TV shows for free on a computer or mobile device.

Is there a search option in the app for searching content?

You can use the magnifying glass icon to search for the content you like.

Can users download videos for DISH Anywhere?

You can only download the purchased movies.

We hope this guide has helped you smoothly activate the DISH Anywhere app on your FireStick device. If you have any other queries, you can submit them in the comment section below.

About Mark Spencer

I am a technical writer with over five years of experience in the tech industry. I have a passion for explaining complex technical concepts in a clear and concise way. I am also skilled in using various technical writing tools and techniques. Here at, I am responsible for writing and editing user documentation for activating different channels and services on Amazon Firestick TV.

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