How to Activate Global TV Canada on FireStick TV at – Updated

Global or Global TV is Canada’s second most-watched television network after CTV. You can watch it for free with your cable subscription. The Global TV catalog boasts the likes of Saturday Night Live, Schooled, Abby, and many more. Global TV offers a wide range of programming, including news, dramas, comedies, reality shows, and sports.

Global TV is available to watch in Canada through various means, including cable, satellite, and over-the-air. The network also has a streaming app called GlobalTV GO, which allows viewers to watch live TV and on-demand content on all popular streaming devices, including your Amazon FireStick.

To watch Global TV on your FireStick device, you must install the Global TV GO app from the App Store and activate it at using your cable TV provider subscription. FireStick Fire Stick/ Fire TV

If you have a Firestick device and want to enjoy Global TV’s content, you must install and activate the Global TV app. In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the process of activating Global TV on Firestick.

Here are the things you need to activate Global TV on FireStick:

  • A FireStick device that is connected to the internet.
  • Your cable or satellite provider’s credentials.
  • Another device (phone or computer) to activate your device at

Once you have these things, you can follow these steps to activate Global TV on FireStick:

Step 1: Install the Global TV App

Follow the steps below to install the Global TV GO app on FireStick:

  1. First, turn on your Fire Stick device and connect it to a Wi-Fi network.
  2. Navigate to the home screen by pressing the Home icon on the remote.
  3. From the home screen, access the Find option.
  4. Select the Search option and access the magnifying glass icon.
  5. Type Global TV and select the app from the suggested options.
  6. Click the Get or Download button to download and install the app on your Firestick device.
  7. Once the app installation is complete, return to the Firestick home screen.

Step 2: Watch Activate on FireStick

After successful installation, you can follow the instructions below to activate the Global TV app:

  1. Click Open to launch the Global TV app on FireStick.
  2. Inside the app, click the Activate button to get a unique activation code.
  3. Now visit on a computer or mobile device.
  4. Enter the code displayed on the TV screen and click CONTINUE.
  5. Sign in with your TV provider credentials.
  6. Stick to the on-screen prompts to complete the process.

Your Fire Stick screen will load automatically. You can now watch live TV and on-demand content from the network.

Here are some additional things to keep in mind:

  • The activation code is a unique code generated for each FireStick device. You must enter the code exactly as it is displayed on your screen.
  • If you have forgotten your cable or satellite provider’s credentials, contact your provider for assistance.
  • If you have trouble activating Global TV, visit the network’s website for help.

Troubleshooting tips

If you are experiencing difficulties activating Global TV on Firestick, here are some troubleshooting tips to help you resolve the issue:

  • Double-check the activation code: Ensure that you have entered the activation code correctly. It’s easy to make mistakes when inputting alphanumeric codes, so verify that you have accurately entered each character. Pay attention to any letters that may look similar, such as “I” and “l,” or “O” and “0.”
  • Check your internet connection: Confirm that your Firestick is connected to the internet and that the connection is stable.
  • Restart your FireStick: Try restarting your Firestick or reconnecting to your Wi-Fi network to see if that resolves the problem.
  • Clear cache and data: If you have previously attempted to activate Global TV on your Firestick via but encountered errors, you can clear the cache and data of the Global TV app.
  • Reinstall the Global TV app: This can be a last resort if you cannot fix the problem with other solutions.

By following these troubleshooting tips, you should be able to resolve the activation issue and enjoy Global TV content on your Firestick.

Can I watch Global TV on fireTV without a cable subscription?

Yes, it is possible to watch Global TV on FireStick without a cable subscription. Global TV provides various ways to access their content online. Here are a few options:

  • Use the Global TV app: The Global TV app is available on Amazon Appstore. You can watch live TV and on-demand content from the app without a cable subscription. However, you must sign in with your cable or satellite provider’s credentials to watch all of the content.
  • Subscribe to StackTV: StackTV is a streaming service that offers live TV from various channels, including Global TV. You can subscribe to StackTV through Amazon Prime Video.
  • Use a VPN: A VPN can be used to unblock geo-restricted content. This means you can watch Global TV even if you are not in Canada. Once connected to a VPN server in Canada, you can download the Global TV app and watch the channel on your Fire TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Global TV free?

Yes and no. The Global TV app is free to download and install on your device. However, you must activate your device at using your cable or satellite provider’s credentials to watch all of the content.

If you do not have a cable or satellite subscription, you can still watch some select content for free, such as Global News Live 24/7 Live Streams, Global News broadcast episodes, and Global News short-form content.

Is Global TV available outside of Canada?

Outside of Canada, Global TV is not available to watch legally. However, several websites offer illegal streaming of Global TV content. These websites are often unreliable and can contain malware.

How can I stream Global TV in the United States?

You must use a Canada server (VPN) to stream Global TV in the U.S.

Can you jailbreak and watch Global TV?

No, you can’t stream Global TV on a jailbroken device. You will receive an error.

Can I watch Global TV on FireStick without activating the app?

No, you must activate the Global TV app on FireStick to access its content. Activation is typically required to verify your account or authenticate your subscription with a participating TV provider. Without activation, you may have limited or no access to the content within the Global TV app.

What other devices support the Global TV app?

Streaming platforms, including Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Android TV, Apple TV, and Samsung Smart TVs, support Global TV.

I’m facing login issues. What should I do?

If you are facing login issues, please contact your cable provider immediately. They can assist you with this.

Can all my family members access Global TV content on different platforms at the same time?

You can stream Global TV on as many as 3 unique devices at a given time.

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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