If you ever imagined watching one channel that could entertain and inspire you, it would always be HGTV. Plenty of home renovation ideas and real estate dreams, HGTV leaves no stone unturned to woo its viewers with innovative programming. activate

The American pay-TV channel has launched its official HGTV GO app for compatible smart devices to watch awesome shows and episodes. You need to sign in with your TV provider to activate HGTV GO via

HGTV GO App – Supported Device

  • Chromecast
  • Amazon Fire TV & Stick
  • TiVo Stream
  • Apple TV
  • Roku
  • Android TV
  • WD TV

Things Required For Activation

  • Supported streaming device or Smart TV.
  • High-speed internet connection (wired or wireless).
  • Participating TV Provider account details.
  • A separate device (Phone, Laptop, PC, or Tablet).

Activate HGTV GO App on Roku

  1. Go to the Streaming Channels section on your Roku device.
  2. Under the Streaming Channels section, tap the Search option.
  3. In the search field, enter HGTV GO.
  4. Once you find the app, select it and press the Add channel button.
  5. The app will begin installing on your Roku device.
  6. Once installed, tap Go to channel to launch the HGTV GO app on Roku.
  7. You will see an activation code and activation link –
  8. Open the activation link on a separate device.
  9. Enter the activation code in the provided field and click the Link TV Provider button.
  10. Select your TV Provider on the next screen and sign in with its account credentials.
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Return to your TV and start watching HGTV programming on it.

Link your TV Provider to Watch HGTV GO on Fire TV

  • Go to your Fire TV home screen.
  • Tap the Find option.
  • Type HGTV GO in the search field and confirm it.
  • Select the app from the search results and press the Get button to install the app.
  • After installation, press Open to launch the app.
  • An activation code and instructions will display on the screen.
  • Now, open Chrome, Safari, or any other browser on your second device.
  • Visit the HGTV activation page –
  • Enter the activation code in the provided field and click the Link TV Provider button.
  • Select your TV Provider from the given option (if prompted).
  • Next, sign in with your TV Provider login credentials.
  • Once logged in, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the activation process.
  • You can then access the HGTV app on Amazon Fire TV.

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  • Go to App Store on your Apple TV.
  • Look for the HGTV GO app using the search option.
  • Select the Get button to download & install the app. 
  • After the installation, launch the HGTV app on Apple TV.
  • You will see a unique code and an activation link ( along with instructions.
  • Open the activation link on a browser of a separate device.
  • Enter the activation code in the prompted field and click Link TV Provider.
  • Select your TV provider and sign in using the login credentials.

HGTV GO app is now active on your Apple TV.

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How to Get HGTV GO App on Android TV?

  • On your Android TV, go to Google Play Store.
  • Use the search option to find the HGTV Go app.
  • Select the app from the search results and tap the Install button.
  • Post-installation, press Open to launch the HGTV app on Smart TV.
  • You will see a one-time unique code and activation instructions.
  • Now, on your separate device, open a browser and visit
  • Enter the code in the text box and click the Link TV Provider button.
  • Next, select your TV service provider and sign in with its login credentials.

Then, get back to your Android TV and start watching your favorite HGTV programming.

Troubleshooting Tips

  • Identify and fix issues with your internet connection.
  • Avoid using multiple devices to access the internet simultaneously.
  • Check your streaming device for updates. If available, install them.
  • Delete the app cache and data.
  • Restart your streaming device and then access the HGTV GO app.
  • Remove the HGTV app and install it again. You will need to follow the activation process again.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I watch HGTV content outside the United States?

Due to legal and licensing restrictions, the HGTV app is only available in the US and its territories.

I am not able to find my TV provider when linking. What to do?

If you cannot find your TV provider, this could be because your TV provider is yet to be associated with HGTV. Meantime, there is free content available on the web that you can watch without signing in.

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Why am I being frequently prompted to sign in or link TV provider?

HGTV does its best to keep you signed in as long as possible to provide uninterrupted service. However, certain TV providers may prompt you to sign in again, especially if you have been logged in for several weeks or deleted the cache recently.

Is the HGTV app add-free?

At present, there is no way to stream HGTV app without advertisements. Commercial allows HGTV to provide free content with your TV subscription.

Is Closed Captioning available on the HGTV app?

Yes, the HGTV app comes with Closed Captioning on both on-demand and Live episodes.

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