Guide to Activate and Watch NBC on FireStick TV at – Updated

Are you looking to activate the NBC app on your Firestick? Look no further, as we have a step-by-step guide to make the process as easy as possible.

NBC (National Broadcasting Company) is one of the major television networks in the United States. It is the oldest broadcast network in the United States, alongside ABC and CBS. NBC owns and operates several cable channels, including Bravo, USA Network, and Syfy.

Like many major networks, NBC has expanded its presence in the digital streaming space. It operates a streaming app that allows you to watch live TV, on-demand shows, and movies from NBC and other NBCUniversal channels.

The NBC app is available on various streaming platforms such as iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and select smart TVs. Fire TV

To enjoy hours of NBC content, including other NBC channels such as E! Bravo, Oxygen, and SYFY on your Amazon Firestick device, you must install the NBC app from the app store and activate your device at Firestick or Fire TV

To activate the NBC app on Firestick, you will need the following:

  • A Firestick, Fire TV, or Fire Cube device connected to your TV.
  • Your Firestick device must be connected to high-speed internet.
  • You will need the credentials of a valid TV provider that includes NBC.
  • You need to create an NBCUniversal profile to watch NBC on your Fire TV. You can do this by signing in with your TV provider or creating a free account.
  • A computer or mobile device to access the NBC activation link –

Follow the steps below to activate NBC on Fire TV:

  1. On your Firestick TV, go to the Search menu.
  2. Type NBC in the search field.
  3. Select the NBC app from the search results.
  4. Click on the Get or Download button to install the app.
  5. After successful installation, click the Open button to launch the NBC app on Fire TV.
  6. Inside the app, click the Sign in or Activate Your Device option.
  7. You will now see an activation code on your TV screen.
  8. Once you have the code, visit on another device.
  9. Enter the activation code and click on Continue.
  10. Now, log in using your NBCUniversal or TV provider credentials.

Once you enter your TV provider credentials, the app will automatically refresh, and you can access all the content available on the NBC app.

Troubleshooting tips to activate NBC on Firestick

Here are some troubleshooting tips if you are having trouble activating the NBC app on Firestick:

  • Ensure you are using a valid TV provider subscription that includes NBC.
  • Make sure you are entering your TV provider’s username and password correctly.
  • Check your internet connection. Make sure that your Firestick is connected to high-speed internet.
  • Restart your Firestick: Press and hold the Select and Play/Pause buttons on your Firestick remote for 10 seconds. Your Firestick will restart.
  • Uninstall and reinstall the NBC app:
    • Go to the Settings menu on your Firestick and select Applications.
    • Scroll down and select Manage Installed Applications.
    • Select the NBC app and then select Uninstall.
    • Once the app is uninstalled, return to the Search menu and search for NBC.
    • Select the NBC app from the search results and click the Get or Download button.
  • Contact NBC customer support. Contact NBC customer support if you still need help activating the NBC app. You can find their contact information on the NBC website.

If you are facing any streaming issues with the NBC app on your FireStick, try these fixes:

  • Force stop the NBC app and clear the cache. Go to Settings > Applications > Manage Installed Applications > NBC for this. Now, tap Force Stop and then Clear cache/ data.
  • Reset your FireStick. Go to Settings, select Device/ My Fire TV, and tap Restart.
  • Sign out from your TV provider account from the NBC app settings. Then, relaunch the app and re-authenticate using your TV provider account using this link –


Activating the NBC app on your Firestick is a straightforward process. Ensure that your Firestick is connected to your TV and the internet. Search for the NBC app in the “Apps” section, download and install it, and then activate your device at using your TV provider credentials.

With these simple steps, you can enjoy all the content available on the NBC app, including live sports and your favorite shows.

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I don’t have a TV provider subscription that includes NBC?

You can still watch some content on the NBC app, but you will need to create an NBCUniversal profile. You can do this by clicking the Create Profile button when signing in for the first time.

Can I stream NBC on Fire TV without a cable subscription?

Yes, it is possible to stream NBC without a cable subscription. Several streaming services offer NBC, including Peacock, Hulu + Live TV, FuboTV, YouTube TV, and Sling TV.

Can I watch NBC on my phone?

You can download the NBC App from the App Store or Google Play. The app is free to download and use, but you may need to sign in with a cable or satellite TV provider to watch live TV.

Why are some episodes locked in the app?

The reason for the content lock is determined by the business arrangements with partners and TV providers. This may also indicate that the locked content can be accessed with a subscription.

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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