VH1 is owned by ViacomCBS, based in New York City. It is an American cable television network that was produced by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, launched on January 1 1985 in the late space of Turner Broadcasting System’s temporary Cable Music Channel. VH1 is an initialism of Video Hits One.
In the beginning, this channel originated upon the victory of the sister channel MTV which targeted an older demographic than MTV by concentrating on the subtle side of music.
Later in the phase, VH1 added reality shows related to the music sector and it gained massive popularity when Viacom had taken over. Viacom owns other TV stations such as CBS, CMT, Showtime, Comedy Central, etc. VH1 premiered on POP-UP VIDEO in 1996.
You can now watch VH1 by streaming service instead of cable. You can stream your favorite shows by following this guide to activate vh1 on Android TV, mobile, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, etc. via vh1.com/activate.
After the successful completion, Roku will refresh, and streaming videos and TV shows will appear.
The further verification process will take a moment. After successfully activating VH1, select VH1 live stream, and you are done.
Once you follow this guide step-by-step, you are all set to access vh1 on your streaming devices.
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Q. What to do when having an issue with the channel?
In case you are having trouble with your connection or channel, contact your provider as they can look precisely into the issue you are facing. The reasons can vary in different cases. The common reasons for an issue are outdated set-top box and replacement of set up box. Ask them the issue and always provide them all the necessary information includes- time, date, channel name, and number, etc.
Q. What to do when the app crashes?
It’s time to update the operating system of your device and verify the 2GB free storage available. Uninstall the app. Restart your device along with the app.
T generally resolves after doing this but in case you are facing the same issue again then notice the action taken before the crash occurred.
Visit Settings-> Help-> Contact support or mail your issue at the official mail ID- email@example.com.
Q. What to do when the audio is not synced or heard?
Kindly contact them and report the issue you are facing with a brief description of the issue. You must provide the relevant information like the name of the show or episode, in which part you are facing this problem, your device, etc. Visit settings->Help-> Contact support or report your issue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q. How full episodes can be unlocked?
For your mobile device–
Steps to unlock episodes on your devices-
For Android TV/ Apple TV/ Roku– Select the logo of your TV provider or click on the ‘’view all providers’’ in order to search by the name of the provider. Go to the website vh1.com/activate and enter the code that is appeared on the screen.
For Fire TV– Go to the website on your web browser vh1.com/activate. Now enter the code that appeared on your screen. Select the logo of your TV provider or click on the ‘’view all providers’’ to search via the name of the provider.
The account of the TV provider has the option to unlock all the content available on VH1. In case you couldn’t find your provider’s name in the list then you would not be able to access it. It would indicate that you do not have the channel subscription or internet only or cellular only account.
In case you face any issue or error message that you can access then restart your app. Sign in after restarting the app and make sure it is connected to the cellular data. You can return to WiFi after successfully signing in.
Q. Does the app have closed captioning?
Yes, all the accessible episodes and clips have closed captioning.
In case you don’t find the captions or facing any issue regarding this then report your issue as comments on this website- http://media.via.com/accessibility/.
These are all the respective steps for activating VH1 on your different devices via vh1.com/activate. I hope you are able to successfully activate your VH1 app and enjoy all the amazing streaming services they offer. In addition, here are some generally asked queries if you face any of the issues mentioned above then you can always come back and have the reference.