It is beneficial to keep ourselves updated with the changing weather in our locality, isn’t it? If you are living in an area where the weather changes frequently, it becomes important for you to use such updates for planning your day. In this case, the Weather Channel app will be quite a friendly app for you. This article will make it easy for you to activate Weathergroup.com Channel on Firestick.
The Weather Channel, owned by The Weather Group, has emerged as one of the top weather channels viewed by American citizens. It is known to provide an accurate weather forecast of the U.S. Also known as TWS, the Weather Channel has become a reliable channel for the ones who like to stay updated about weather conditions. You can also watch this channel on your Firestick. In this article, we have given precise instructions on how to get started with the Weather Channel on your Firestick device.
Founded by Frank Batten and John Coleman in 1982, the Weather Channel marched steadily to become one of the popular American TV channels. It stands at the 58th rank amongst all the channels in the U.S. You see, there’s a huge number of Americans who are interested in keeping themselves updated about the weather.
Features of the Weather Channel
The Weather Channel will enable you to check local temperature and weather. Along with weather alerts, you also get to know the AQI (Air Quality Index). The live storm radar of this app will keep you updated with upcoming rainfall as well through the rain tracker. You will get to know about the news of rainfall, temperature, snowfall, and other weather changes occurring in the next 2 weeks! The temperature alerts will help you to know when to limit your outgoings and protect yourself from extreme heat.
How to Install the Weather Channel on Firestick
With the establishment of on-demand video streaming devices like Amazon Firestick, people are mostly inclined to watch their favorite channels on streaming devices. The Weather Channel has its official app available on Firestick. You can now choose to watch the weather forecasts on Firestick through the Weather Channel app.
If you are looking forward to watching the Weather Channel on your Firestick, follow the steps given below:
- Go to the Home Screen of your Firestick and select the search option
- Type ‘The Weather Channel’ in the search box and press the ‘Go’ button
- After the info about the app is displayed on the screen, select the ‘Download’ or ‘Get’ button. Launch the app after installation
We suggest you restart your Firestick after successfully installing the Weather Channel app. You can open the app after the Firestick is restarted.
Now that we are done with the installation, let’s activate the weather channel on Firestick.
Steps to Activate Weathergroup by Entering Code on Firestick
The following are the steps for activating the Weather Channel app on your Amazon Firestick:
- Open the Weather Channel app on your Firestick and click on ‘Sign In’
- Note down the activation code displayed on the screen and visit weathergroup.com/activate-device on the browser of your smartphone/PC
- Choose your satellite/cable TV service provider and enter the activation code in the empty field
- You will now be prompted to log in with the account credentials of your TV provider (You need to purchase a TV service subscription if you don’t have one)
You are now ready to watch the Weather Channel on your Firestick.
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How to enjoy the Weather Channel on Firestick without Cable
If you live in a region with frequent weather changes, you know the importance of staying updated about the weather. The Weather Channel app ensures that you don’t miss the updates about weather conditions. If you don’t have a cable TV subscription to access the Weather Channel on Firestick, you can use an alternative way to get the access.
The following are some of the live TV streaming services which allow you to watch the Weather Channel on Firestick without cable:
FrndlyTV is one of the most affordable options for watching the Weather Channel. In order to watch the Weather Channel, you need to subscribe to their basic plan which costs only $5.99.
If you want to get your hands on an affordable live TV streaming service, then SlingTV is the one! It offers 2 packages, namely Blue and Orange. The basic subscription price starts from $30. A combined package subscription is available at $45. Choose the subscription which will enable you to watch the Weather Channel.
3. AT&T TV Now
The live TV streaming services provided by AT&T are comparatively costlier. But it’s worth it to buy the subscription if you don’t have a tight budget. You can get access to the Weather Channel after subscribing to the monthly plan of $110.
How to watch the Weather Channel for Free
The Weather Channel app can be installed on your smartphone and Firestick. The main feature of this app is to keep you updated with the weather conditions of your area. It will let you know about it even if you are out of your residential region.
If you don’t wish to spend your money on buying a subscription to a live TV streaming service, you can opt for the free streaming service of LocalNow. Powered by the Weather Channel, the LocalNow streaming service provides you with coverage of news on weather conditions. This app is available on the App Store of Firestick for free.
We hope that you follow all the instructions mentioned in this article to activate the weather channel on Firestick. We have also mentioned the paid and free alternatives for the Weather Channel app. So, there’s no way you cannot enjoy the weather updates via your Firestick device. After you install and activate this app, you can check the temperature and other weather details of your region. You can also check the weather conditions of any other region.