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How to Activate History Channel on Roku, Firestick, Smart TV

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History channel is the people’s favorite destination for historical storytelling. This is a division of A&E networks and Walt Disney Companies. On the History channel, you can watch a wide range of historical periods, stories, and documentaries. You have to activate the History channel before streaming your favorite shows.

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Originally this channel was focused on history documentaries, now they have drifted to television programs and they also provide original TV series updates every week. One of the most interesting facts about the History channel is people referred to this channel as Hitler’s channel due to the extensive coverage of World War II.

Shows on history

History is a great destination for award-winning series. You can customize your Watchlist to keep track of your favorite shows. Like the Lifetime app, you must need a TV service provider subscription.

Supported Devices

  • Apple TV
  • Roku
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Android TV
  • Samsung TV

How to Install History on your Apple TV

#1 Plugin the Apple TV device into the TV HDMI port.

#2 Power on your Apple TV.

History on apple Tv

#3 Go to the App Store from your home screen.

#4 Select Search in the App store.

#5 Type and search for History Channel.

#6 Click on Get to download.

#7 To launch the History Channel select Open.

How to Install History Channel on Roku

#1 Turn on Roku and go to the Roku home screen by clicking the home button on your remote.

activate history on Roku

#2 Open Roku Channel store.

#3 In the movies section, select find History

#4 Select History and then Add Channel to install.

#5 Go to the My Channels.

#7 Search and open the History channel.

How to Install History on Amazon Fire TV

#1 Turn on your TV and connect Firestick to the TV.

#2 Open Amazon Firestick/ Fire TV on your device.

#3 Select Find and then tap the Search option.

Amazon firestick

#4 Type and search for History.

#5 Choose History and tap Get to History channel.

How to Install History on Android TV

#1 Power on your Android TV.

Android Tv

#2 Go to the Apps section from the home screen.

#3 Open the Google Play Store and tap the Search icon.

#4 Type and search for History.

#5 Select History and then click Install to launch the channel.

#6 Finally, select Open.

How to Install History on Samsung Smart TV

#1 Start your Samsung Smart TV and check for the internet connection.

#2 Navigate to the Apps Section.

History Channel on Samsung TV

#3 Click on Get more apps and search for History channel app.

#4 From the following results, select the History Channel application.

#5 Select Install to get the channel on your device.

# Further, tap Open to launch the channel on your TV.

How to Activate History Channel

#1 Open History Channel app on the streaming device.

#2 Click Sign in.

#3 You will see the History channel’s activation code.

#4 Go to the History channel website ( on your smartphone or PC.

#5 Choose your streaming device and the TV provider.

#6 Enter the Activation Code and click Submit.

#7 Login to your TV provider Subscription.

#8 Once the activation is complete, select your favorite shows and enjoy watching them.


1. How to Unlock History channel?

Sign in to the TV provider that supports the History channel and activate it to get full access.

2. Is the History channel free?

Yes, the History channel is completely free to use. However, check with your TV provider to access all the content on the History channel.

3. How do I activate History Channel on Roku?

You can activate the History Channel on Roku by visiting the History channel activation website.

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