Although relatively new, Epix NOW has managed to pique the interests of millions of Americans within a short span. The OTT subscription-based streaming service from Epix can be accessed on a myriad of devices, including your brand new Roku device or Fire TV. If you have just managed to set up your streaming device and are seeking the correct activation guide to activate the Epix NOW app, here we bring you the simplest steps. The following online activation process will be carried out at the official link epixnow.com/activate.

How to Create a New EPIX NOW Account?

Before you could activate EPIX NOW on your streaming device, it is important to create an account. If you don’t have an account yet, let us walk you through the process below.

  • On your computer, go to www.epixnow.com.
  • Click on the “Log In” button in the top-right corner.
  • Don’t have an EPIX NOW account? You need to click on the “Sign Up” option.
  • It will prompt you to use your email to create an EPIX NOW account.
  • Enter your Email Address and Password (6 characters).
  • Click on the “Continue” option. (By clicking on the CONTINUE button, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.)
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Your EPIX NOW account is created. You got one step closer to activating the OTT streaming service on your supported Roku or Fire TV Stick. Let’s learn how to add the app to your device.

Guide to Activate Epix NOW on Roku at epixnow.com/activate

Officially launched on Roku on 31st May 2019, Epix NOW offers a wide range of entertainment videos, on-demand access to feature films, documentaries, comedy (stand-up), and music specials. Only after successful activation, you can stream EPIX original series such as Slow Burn, War of the Worlds, Belgravia, Pennyworth, Godfather of Harlem, and more.

Steps to Add Epix NOW App on Roku Device:

  • Turn on your Roku and ensure it is connected to the home Wi-Fi network.
  • Next, press the “Home” icon on the Roku remote to access the Roku home screen.
  • Then, you need to access “Streaming Channels” > “Search Channels.” (If you see other options, skip them.)
  • Next, navigate to the Roku Channel Store.
  • Either you can browse through the channel store or simply type the name of the app – EPIX NOW.
  • Highlight the app and get it on the device by clicking on the button “+Add channel.”

There you go! The installed app will appear. You are ready for the final set of steps.

Activate Epix NOW on Roku Streaming Device

  • Tap on the installed EPIX NOW app. It will open and fetch you a unique EPIX NOW Activation Code.
  • Along with the code, you will find the activation instructions and the official activation portal.
  • Note down the code and visit epixnow.com/activate on a different device (computer or smartphone).
  • Enter the TV code (6-digit) in the desired field and click on the “Submit” button.
  • You will be prompted to enter your EPIX NOW account details and continue.
  • You need to click on “Connect TV” to start accessing the Epix NOW programming on the big screen on this page.
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Steps to Activate Epix NOW on Fire TV or Fire Stick

To watch your favorite theatrical released movies, series, or documentaries on Fire TV, install and activate the Epix Now app. To quickly install the Epix Now app on your Fire TV and activate it at epixnow.com/activate, follow these steps.

  • In the Apps section of your Fire TV device, search for Epix Now app.
  • Press the Get option to download and install the app.
  • When installed, launch the app and copy the 6-digit activation code.
  • Visit the epixnow.com/activate page on your computer or phone browser.
  • Enter the code in the prompted field and press Submit button.
  • Now, sign in to your Epix Now account or create a new one.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts (if any) to connect your device.
  • You can now watch Epix Now on your Fire TV.

NOTE: The activation code is valid for only an hour. Make sure to use it within the said period. Otherwise, you may have to generate a new activation code.

Epix Now Activation Code – Troubleshooting Tips

  • Invalid Code: If the TV code doesn’t work on epixnow.com/activate, here’s what you should do. As soon as you receive the activation code, it would be best to use it within an hour on the authorized web portal. If you fail to do that, repeat the process to get a new Activation Code.
  • Email Address Already in Use Issues: Sometimes, when you try to subscribe, you might come across your email is already in use. If you get this message when you enter your email address, an existing email address is added to your EPIX NOW account. Try logging in instead. Re-activate the account if it is inactive.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know which Roku device to use to stream EPIX NOW?

Well, EPIX NOW is available on all Roku devices.

How to cancel my EPIX NOW subscription on Roku?

To cancel, here’s what you need to do –
1. Go to my.roku.com.
2. Click on the sign-in button.
3. Choose “Manage your subscriptions”.
4. Select “Unsubscribe” to cancel the subscription.

How can I subscribe to EPIX NOW on Roku?

Go to the Roku Channel Store, search for EPIX NOW, get the app, launch it, make the payment, and there you go!


You may enjoy a 30-day free trial, but the service is not free. After the trial period is over, you will have to subscribe to the service every month at $5.99.

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