How to Add and Activate VH1 on Roku

Last Updated on November 16, 2021 by Mark Roberts

Do you love streaming music and watching those fascinating and fun music videos on your go-to top music streaming channel, VH1? Guess what! You can now do so on your big Roku TV screen too!

This American music channel delivers all things music. You can dig into a variety of TV series and programs, talk shows, bonus clips, cast reactions, deleted scenes, and so much more, all in HD. Its brilliant device support also allows you to enjoy it anywhere, any time on any device you want, from iOS and Android devices to Amazon Firestick and Roku, etc. 

So, let’s dive into this article to know all about this amazing music channel and how to set it up on your Roku streaming device so that you never miss out on good music. 

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Featured Shows on VH1


VH1 delivers a wide collection of content that includes all sorts of genres and for people with varying music tastes.

  • Barely Famous
  • Love and Hip Hop
  • Love and Hip Hop Atlanta
  • Black Ink Crew Chicago
  • Basketball Wives
  • Mob Wives
  • She’s Got Game
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars
  • Hit the Floor
  • K. Michelle: My Life
  • Twinning
  • Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Party Challenge
  • T.J. & Tiny: The Family Hustle
  • The Breaks
  • Black Ink Crew
  • Cartel Crew
  • Stevie J and Joseline Go Hollywood
  • Candidly Nicole

How to Add VH1 on Roku


In order to enjoy great music and entertaining shows on VH1 on your Roku device, you can simply download the official VH1 app for the Roku iOS on your Roku devices from the Roku Channel Store. 

Step 1: Begin with plugging the Roku’s HDMI cord into its designated port on your TV. Don’t forget to switch on the power of both devices.

Step 2: Remember to connect your Roku to a strong Wifi connection. Open the Roku Home page by pushing the home button on the Roku’s remote control. 

Roku-home-screen

Step 3: Once the page opens, head over to the menu on the left side of the screen. Select the Streaming Channels option to launch the Roku Channel Store.

Streaming Channels

Step 4: Now, click on Search Channel and type in VH1 in the search box. Choose the app from the list of results that appear on the screen.

search channel

Step 5: The next page would display a preview of the page and an Add Button button. Click on it.

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Step 6: Wait while the VH1 app gets installed on your Roku and then click on Ok on the confirmation message that pops up on the screen,

How to Activate VH1 on Roku


Users must activate the VH1 channel on Roku after being installing it on their devices to gain full access to all of the contents available on the platform. You can do this following these few simple steps:

Step 1: Click on the Go to Channel option to launch the brand new app on your Roku TV. 

Step 2: Next, sign in to your VH1 account using proper credentials. 

Step 3: Once you are successfully logged in, a 7 digits activation code would appear on the screen. You must note it down somewhere. 

Step 4: Now, pick up a smartphone or PC and head over to http://www.vh1.com/activate using any web browser of your choice. 

Step 5: Enter the 7-digits code you noted in Step 3 in the empty spaces on the screen and tap on Continue

activate vh1 on roku

Step 6: You would now be prompted to log in using the credentials of your cable or satellite TV subscription account details. Finally, after logging in, all of the VH1 shows and programs would be loaded onto your Roku TV screen for you to dive into it and have a good time.

Related: How Do I Listen to Amazon Music on Roku?

Other ways to watch the VH1 network on your Roku


Worried about how to watch the VH1 network on Roku without any pay-TV provider subscription? Worry no more because there are many other alternatives to stream all your favorite VH1 shows on Roku using any of the following live TV streaming services:

  • PhiloTV – $25 per month / Try a 7 Days Free Trial of Philo
  • SlingTV – $35 – $50 per month
  • Hulu + Live TV – $64.99 per month
  • YouTube TV – $64.99 per month
  • AT&T TV – $69.99 per month
Related: How to Play Soundcloud on Roku Tv

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