TV Channel Apps Frequently Asked Questions
With the Spectrum TV app and a variety of TV channel apps, you can watch live or On Demand programming on your tablet, smartphone or smart TV. Check out the Frequently Asked Questions below to learn more.
What is the Spectrum TV app?
The Spectrum TV app gives you more choices for watching your favorite programming on-the-go, and it's available to Spectrum TV customers at no extra charge. Watch Live TV and On Demand content, browse Guide listings, schedule DVR recordings and much more. The Spectrum TV app is available for iPads and iPhones, Android tablets or smartphones, Amazon Kindle Fire devices, Xbox One, Roku streaming players and Samsung Smart TVs (2012-2017 models).
What are TV channel apps?
Many TV networks offer a mobile app that allows you to watch a variety of live or On Demand programming on your mobile device. If a channel is included in your Spectrum TV subscription, you can use your Spectrum username and password to sign into the TV channel app. Learn more about the TV channel apps Spectrum supports.
How do I get these apps?
You can download the Spectrum TV app or any of the TV channel apps from your device's app store. Search for Spectrum TV or another TV network to find and install the app of your choice. Visit our TV channel apps page for direct download links.
What do I need to use these apps?
To use the Spectrum TV app or any of the other supported TV channel apps, you need an active Spectrum TV subscription, an internet connection, a Spectrum username and password and a supported mobile device. Learn more.
The TV channel apps available to you may vary based on the level of Spectrum TV service you subscribe to.
What do I do once I have them?
After you've downloaded the TV app of your choice, open it and select Spectrum as your cable provider when prompted. To begin watching TV on the app, sign in using your Spectrum username and password.
Can I access these apps without WiFi?
You can use the Spectrum TV app and other TV channel apps on-the-go without a wireless connection. However, cellular data rates may apply when you're not connected to WiFi.
When using the Spectrum TV app, channel availability is limited when viewing content outside of your home. For your full Spectrum TV channel lineup, connect your device to your In-home WiFi network. Learn more about channel availability.