If you’re just looking for the link to authenticate Sling TV on your device, visit sling.com/activate in your browser on mobile or desktop.
To activate the Sling TV app on your device, start by launching the app. From the landing page, if you already have a Sling TV subscription, select Sign In. Otherwise, select the option to start a Sling subscription.
You’ll see a screen with a five-digit code. From your smartphone, tablet or computer, visit sling.com/activate or click here (page will open in a new window).
The next screen you’ll see will ask you to choose what type of entertainment you’re looking for. Select the drop-down menu to choose from US programming, Latino programming, or International programming in a number of languages. Once you’ve made your pick, select Continue.
- Enter your email address and create a unique password
- Select your programming
- Enter your billing information
Once you’ve finished creating your account, you’ll be taken to the My TV screen on your device.
If you’d like to change your subscription, you can do so by logging in at sling.com/account with the email address and password used when creating your account.
The next screen you’ll see will ask you to sign in to your account.
Once you’ve signed in, you’ll be taken to the My TV screen on your device.
Don’t worry, you won’t need to authenticate each time you want to watch SLING TV on your device. You’ll only need to authenticate after you’ve been signed out of the app.
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Is my activation code case-sensitive?
No, your activation code is NOT case-sensitive.
How long is my code active for?
Your activation code should remain active for 10-15 minutes. If your code has expired, you’ll receive an error message. Back out to the landing page and select the option to sign up or sign in again to receive a new code.
How long until my device activates?
Once you’ve finished signing up or signing in on your computer or mobile device, the SLING app should activate on your device within 5-10 seconds, however, it may take longer.
If the SLING app hasn’t activated after an extended period of time, please contact us so our agents can assist.