Ever wondered where movie buffs often settle down to watch the biggest blockbusters? Movies Anywhere! It is an easy guess. The OTT platform by The Walt Disney Company is a rival to the Ultraviolet platform and boasts 6 million users across the United States.

So if you haven’t had a chance to enjoy movies with your best buddies, consider activating Movies Anywhere on Roku or Fire TV. Getting Movies Anywhere on your streaming device is free. Read to know the complete step-by-step process to activate Movies Anywhere via

Activate Movies Anywhere (Complete Guide)

Tired of juggling between streaming platforms to watch your favorite film? You only need to sign up with Movies Anywhere. The application is free to download and helps you create your collection of movies from many renowned studios – Warner Bros, Sony Pictures, Marvel Studios, etc.

If your Roku Play is already set up, simply download and activate the app on the authorized page –

The step-by-step activation process is mentioned underneath.

Create a Movies Anywhere Account

Only eligible users (US residents 13+) will gain the opportunity to register for an account with Movie Anywhere. To access the great features of Movies Anywhere, you must sign up for a FREE account using the following steps.

  1. Sign up Using Google or Apple Accounts
    • Visit the Movies Anywhere official website.
    • Click on the “Join Now” button on the top-right corner (or, in the middle of the page as you scroll a bit).
    • Create an account using your Google or Apple account.
    • All you have to do is to click on your preferred option – “Continue with Google” or “Continue with Apple”.
    • A popup screen will appear prompting you to choose your account (that you want to continue with and receive all the updates).
    • Follow the on-screen instructions and your Movies Anywhere account must be up and running.
  2. Sign up Using Email –
    1. Don’t want to go with your Google or Apple account? You can simply click on “Continue with Email”.
    2. Provide certain details like – Email, Confirm Email, First Name, and Password.
    3. Tick the checkbox “I authorize” and “I acknowledge”.
    4. Now, click on the “I Agree” button to complete the signup process.

You are good to go with the rest of the steps mentioned below.

Activate Movies Anywhere on Roku at

Here’s how to add the Movies Anywhere channel to your Roku device.

  • Press the “Home” icon on the remote and navigate to the Roku home screen.
  • Scroll up or down to go to “Streaming Channels” > “Search Channels”.
  • Navigate to Roku Channel Store and look for the app.
  • Type the name of the channel using the virtual keyboard and click on the “Add Channel” button to complete downloading the channel.

A few more clicks, and you will be all set to watch trailers and teasers before buying your favorite movies.

  • Launch the app, provide the login credentials, and tap the “Sign In” button.
  • Get an activation code along with the activation instructions.
  • Go to and enter credentials to sign in to your account.
  • Upon prompted, enter the unique activation code that you already received.
  • Click on the “Activate” button to finish.

Within moments, your device will be ready to stream the best flicks. Browse your “My Movies” collection on your TV.

Activate Movies Anywhere on Amazon Fire TV Stick

To get access to the vast library of films from Movies Anywhere on your Amazon Fire TV, all you need to do is install the Movies Anywhere app from the Amazon app store and activate it at For a quick installation and activation process, follow these steps.

  • Go to the main screen of your Fire TV stick and open the Apps section.
  • Find the Movies Anywhere app and install it by following the on-screen prompts.
  • Next, launch the application and sign in to your account.
  • A code along with an activation URL will appear on your screen.
  • Now, open on a browser using a second device.
  • Enter your email and password to sign in to your Movies Anywhere account.
  • Then, enter the activation code and submit it.
  • You can now access the Movies Anywhere app on your Fire TV stick.
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Before reaching out to professionals, you must try & diagnose the issue and fix it by yourself.

  • Poor Internet: Fix your Internet connection if it acts slowly. A bad network can fail the activation process.
  • Invalid Code: If you delay using the code, the activation process will surely fail.
  • Update Your Device: Is your Roku device updated? If not, update it to the latest version to avoid any unprecedented problems.

About Movies Anywhere (Is it FREE?)

Owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company, Movies Anywhere, abbreviated as MA, is a popular over-the-top (OTT) streaming platform that lets you create your “collection via purchases made through your connected digital retailers.” The digital platform is free to use. It collects and syncs all your purchased movies from various retailers in one place.

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