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How to Activate Locast on Firestick, Roku, Apple TV

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Locast is a non-profit organization that provides access to local live TV channels. It is available only in the selected states in America. You can install the Locast app on Android, iOS, Apple TV, Firestick, and more to watch your favorite live TV channels. It includes popular live TV channels like ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, PBS, and more. With the Locast app, you can watch all local broadcast news, weather, sports, and more. Move ahead with the below section to know how to install and activate the Locast app on all the available devices.

Install and Activate Locast app on all the available devices

Locast offers many useful features. One of the notable features is, it gives you the streaming schedule of the channel one week before. So, you can free yourself to watch the channels. Moreover, it gives you ad-free streaming. But, it requests you for donations every fifteen minutes. Some of the places where Locast is available are Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angels, San Francisco, Seattle, New York, and a few more.

Supported Devices

How to Install Locast on Firestick

1. Input your Firestick to the TV HDMI port and connect it to the network connection.

2. Navigate to the Firestick home screen and tap on the Find menu.

tap find menu from firestick home screen

3. From the options, select the Search tile.

4. In the search bar, type and search for the Locast app.

5. Select the Locast app from the suggestions you get.

6. Tap Get or Download to install Locast on Firestick.

7. Then, choose Open to launch the Locast app.

How to Install Locast on Roku

1. Switch on your TV and then connect the Roku device to it.

2. Tap the Streaming Channels option from the Roku home screen.

click streaming channels from roku home screen

3. Select the Search Channels option.

tap search channels to Activate Locast

4. Search for Locast app using the on-screen keyboard.

5. Click on Add Channel button to install Locast on Roku.

click add channel to install and Activate Locast

6. Then, click OK in the prompt when the download is over.

7. Finally, tap Go to Channel to launch the app.

How to Install Locast on Apple TV

1. Launch the Apple TV and navigate to the home screen.

2. From the home screen, open App Store.

open app store on apple tv

3. Tap the Magnifying Glass icon from the top right corner.

tap the search icon to install and Activate Locast

4. Type in Locast in the search field and select the official app.

5. Then, select the Get button to install Locast on Apple TV.

6. Click Open to launch the Locast app.

How to Install and Activate Locast on Android TV

1. Switch on your Android TV and check whether the device is connected to the internet connection.

2. From the home screen, go to the Apps section.

go to apps section on android tv

3. Launch Google Play Store and select the Search icon.

open play store to install and Activate Locast

4. Browse for the Locast app using the search bar.

5. Choose the Locast app from the search results.

6. On the following screen, click Install to get the Locast app on Android TV.

7. Next, click Open to launch the app.

How to Activate Locast App

1. Launch the Locast app and click on the Activate button.

2. Now, the Locast app will display the Activation Code on the screen.

note down the activation code to Activate Locast

3. Then, visit the Locast Activation Website (locast.org/activate) from your PC or mobile.

4. Login with your Locast account.

5. Then, enter the Locast Activation Code and click on the Continue button.

6. Then, the app refreshes and starts loading the content.

7. Finally, you can start streaming video content from the Locast app.

Update: Locast services were discontinued on September 2021.

FAQs – Activate Locast

Can I stream Locast on Samsung Smart TV?

No, the Locast app is not compatible with Samsung Smart TV.

How do I get the activation code for Locast?

When you open the Locast app, you will get the activation code.

How do I activate Locast on my Roku?

Open the Locast app on your Roku and get the code. Go to the Locast activation website and enter the code to activate it.

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