How to stream DISH on Roku, Apple TV, Android TV and more using your DISH account
DISH Anywhere gives you the chance to watch 100% of your live and recorded TV on the go, or from the comfort of your home using your mobile device, a Hopper DVR, and the DISH Anywhere app. But what about streaming devices that don’t have a DISH Anywhere app? Good news – you can use your DISH account to access shows on those devices too. So whether you have a Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, or Amazon Fire device, you can access the best in programming entertainment with DISH..
How does Roku work with DISH network?
DISH subscribers with Roku devices can use their DISH log in credentials to access all kinds of applications. While there is no dedicated DISH Anywhere app for Roku, DISH customers can download apps like WatchESPN, ABC, A&E, Lifetime and many others to their device. Simply watch by using your DISH account to sign in to the streaming app. If the channel or programming is available in your DISH package and there is a Roku App for that channel, you should be able to log in and access the content using your DISH account. Playing applications through Roku gives viewers an opportunity to watch their favorite content while traveling or on TVs throughout the house. Many Roku apps offer HD quality streaming, so you can watch your favorite DISH content with your DISH subscription and Roku apps in HD.
DISH Anywhere on Amazon Fire TV Stick and Fire TV
Becoming a DISH subscriber means you’ll receive all the amazing features that make DISH unique, including all the extras like DISH Anywhere and Alexa Voice Control. Watching your DISH programming on an Amazon Device is simple - download the DISH Anywhere app in the Amazon Marketplace and use your DISH username and password to log in. With DISH Anywhere on the Amazon Fire TV Stick, you can access all of your favorite recorded and live TV from anywhere and also watch thousands of on demand titles. This is perfect for travelers who can use a Fire TV Stick and DISH Anywhere to watch DISH entertainment in places like hotel rooms.
With Amazon’s new Fire TV streaming box, the process is the same - download the DISH Anywhere app, sign in, and start enjoying your DISH programming from wherever you are.
DISH for Apple TV
Watching DISH on Apple TV is also possible. While there is no dedicated DISH Anywhere app for Apple TVs, DISH subscribers can download apps through the Apple store like Starz, FXNOW and WatchESPN and use their DISH subscriber information to sign into these apps and access the content. If you also have an Apple iPhone or iPad, you may be able to use Apple TV to watch DISH Anywhere via Apple Airplay. Users can download the DISH Anywhere app on to their iPhones or iPads, sign in, and use Airplay to stream content from their mobile device to their Apple TV.
DISH Anywhere for Android TV
Android TV provides users opportunity to watch DISH Anywhere by downloading the DISH Anywhere application and using your DISH subscription credentials to sign in. With DISH Anywhere on Android TV, users can watch 100% of their live and recorded TV on their Android TV connected screen and also access thousands of on demand shows and movies.
DISH and Google Chromecast
DISH Customers with a Google Chromecast can use their DISH account to log in to apps for channels they are subscribed to and cast the app to their TV. While the DISH Anywhere app for Android does not support Chromecast, many apps for channels do. This means that DISH customers can download apps like Showtime Anytime, AMC, WatchESPN, and several others on their mobile device and sign in with their DISH credentials. Customers can then use Chromecast and the Google Home app to stream the apps directly to their television. This allows you to cast your favorite shows, movies and live entertainment directly to any TV with a Chromecast connected or built in Chromecast support.