How to Install and Activate AMC on Roku?

It is cool to know all the behind the scenes news. And also to watch all the episodes of a series and movies without any disturbance. With cable TV subscriptions, this cannot happen. But astoundingly, AMC provides the above-mentioned features via cable service subscription. In this article, we are going to show you How to install and activate AMC on Roku?.

What is AMC?

AMC is an American multinational basic cable TV channel. This comes under the AMC Networks. This was launched in the year 1984. The old name for this network was American Movie Classics. The major focus of AMC is to provide the users with lots and lots of movies and series to watch before in hand, which means before the prior release day. This is an ad-free service. AMC is only accessible via cable TV service. With the help of the AMC app, you can watch all the popular TV shows just by sign in with your TV provider.

You can access watching AMC on, in the AMC app available on Android, iOS, and also on Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV,  Xbox One, Android TV. 

AMC Features

 There are many important features to ponder upon AMC.

  • Subscription based premiere service
  • Watch exclusive shows
  • On demand video content
  • Ad-free service
  • 50% offer on subscription plans
  • Parental guidelines
  • 1080i HDTV
  • Original series programming
  • Sneak peeks
  • Extras
  • Stream current seasons

And more…

AMC Subscription plans

Since AMC is a channel offered by almost all the cable television networks, no charge is applied. But, to watch shows even before Live TV, you have to pay for AMC Premiere. It is not stand alone app, it is a premium add-on service costs $4.99/month

You can get the AMC app on the respective App Store of the device used to stream, provided the AMC is available on that particular device.

Is AMC available on Roku?

As said before, AMC is available on Roku. The only condition is that you should have access to any cable service provider who provides AMC.

How to Install AMC on Roku?

AMC is easily accessible on Roku, as it is an official app on Roku.

AMC on Roku

Step1: Link your Roku with your TV’s HDMI port.

Step2: On the Roku homescreen, select the streaming channels.


Step3: On Search channels, search for AMC.

Step4: Tap on AMC from the list. You will be taken to the channel info page.

Step5: Click +Add channels. After the installation process, enjoy using AMC on Roku.


Step6: Click Go to channels.

Step7: Launch the AMC channel.

An alternative way to stream AMC on Roku: Screen mirroring method

Connect your Roku player and screen mirroring device to the same Wi-Fi network.

Step1: Connect your Roku player and TV’s HDMI port.

Step2: Turn on your Roku and Sign in to your Roku account.

Step3: On Roku homescreen, go to Settings.


Step4: Tap System option and click on screen mirroring option.

Step5: Go to screen mirroring mode, choose the Prompt option.


Now your Roku media player is ready to mirror your screen.

Screen mirroring AMC on Roku using Android

Step1:  Download the AMC app on your android and login to your AMC account.

Step2: On the Android Settings, tap on Connection & Sharing option.

Step3:  Click on the Cast option and choose Cast toggle.

Step4: Turn on Bluetooth, Scanning for devices present nearby takes place.

Step5: Select your Roku device on the list. Casting starts.

Screen mirroring AMC app on Roku using Windows

Step1: On your  Chrome web browser, visit and Sign in.

Step2: Right-click anywhere on the screen or click on the three-dotted icon on the Chrome browser and press the Cast option.

Step3: Scanning for devices nearby takes place. You will see your Roku device on the list.

Step4: Press the Sources button and click Cast Tab option.

Step5: Now, choose your Roku player from the list.

Step6: Casting starts, you will see your windows screen being cast on Roku.

How to Activate AMC on Roku?

Step1: Launch the AMC app on your Roku.

Step2: On the next screen, it will show the activation code on the Roku connected TV screen.

Step3: Go to on your android or windows.

Step4: Type the activation code appearing on Roku on your browser.

Step5: Then, Sign in by choosing the TV provider.

Step6: Your AMC account gets refreshed in Roku and will start to stream.

What are some of the best series of AMC?

  • Mad Men
  • Breaking Bad
  • The Walking Dead
  • Turn
  • Preacher
  • Halt and Catch Fire
  • Better Call Saul
  • Rubicon
  • Killing
  • Hell on Wheels
  • Fear the Walking Dead
  • Low Winter Sun
  • The Prisoner
  • Geeking Out
  • Making of MOB
  • Humans

Frequently Asked Questions

Is AMC on Roku free?

AMC is free on Roku, as it comes with your TV subscription package. To get further access, you have to subscribe for AMC Premiere.

How can I watch AMC without a TV provider?

AMC is available on live TV streaming services such as

  • PlayStation Vue
  • YouTube TV
  • AT&T TV
  • Optimum
  • Xfinity
  • Cox
  • Spectrum

What are the TV providers supports AMC?

AMC supports TV providers are AT&T U-verse, Spectrum, Xfinity, DirectTV, optimum,  Fios by Verizon, Dish, Cox, etc.

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To end, on AMC you get to watch behind the scenes life of the celebs, trailers of movies, sneak peeks, articles on various topics on the field of entertainment. AMC states Something More but, is offering beyond more. If you have any doubts regarding the installation and activation of AMC, ask your doubts in the below comment section.