Stream your favorite PBS shows, create the perfect watchlist, connect with your local station, and more — anywhere you watch.
Download for free, wherever you watch
The PBS App is available to download on the following platforms:
Sync your content across devices
Activating your device allows you to:
- Easily connect with content from your local station
- Access your Watchlist
- Sync all of your favorite local and national shows across all of your devices
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How do I activate the PBS app?
If you’re using an iOS or Android mobile phone or tablet, you don’t need to activate, but you can sign in or sign up with a Facebook, Google, or PBS account inside the app.
If you’re using a Roku, Apple TV (tvOS), Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, or Samsung Smart TV, access the PBS website via the link below to activate your streaming device:
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If you’re having any problems with device activation, activating your Passport account, streaming video content, or anything else, we’re here to help.
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