How to Watch Channel 5 on Smart TV? [MY5]

Channel 5 is one of the best broadcast networks in the United Kingdom, which is free to air on any of its supported devices. You can watch Channel 5 on Smart TV by either using cable or satellite service or streaming service apps with Channel 5 in its channel lineup. Here we will be discussing the easiest possible methods you can use to get Channel 5 on your smart TV.

How to Watch Channel 5 on Smart TV?

Channel 5


You must either have a cable or satellite service connected to your Smart TV that has Channel 5 in its channel lineup, or your Smart TV must be compatible with the MY5 application. With the help of streaming devices, you can access the MY5 app on unavailable Smart TVs. Here is the list of devices and set-top-boxes that have access to Channel 5,

Supported devices:

Smart TV: (Selected Models)

  • Android TV
  • Roku TV
  • LG TV
  • Freeview TV
  • Samsung Smart Tv
  • Sony YouView TV
  • Sony Android TV

Streaming Devices:

  • Roku
  • NOW TV
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick

Set-Top Box:

  • Freesat
  • Freeview
  • NOW TV
  • YouView
  • Virgin Media Tivo
  • Apple TV

Other than this, you can also access Channel 5 on PlayStation 4 and on web browsers using its official site. You can also get the MY5 application on your Android and iOS devices from the respective app stores.

What Channel is Channel 5 on Smart TV?

If you have any of the set-top boxes with cable or satellite service as given above, you need the channel number of Channel 5 to navigate to it on your Smart TV easily. Below given is the channel number of Channel 5 on the different TV service providers in the UK. Some set-up boxes come with voice control remotes; you can use the feature offered by it and find Channel 5 easily on it.

Channel 5
Freesat 105 / 128
Freeview 5 / 46 / 105
Virgin Media Tivo 105

On NOW TV, YouView, and Apple TV boxes, you can use the search tab or voice assistant to find the Channel 5 channel on your Smart TV. You can also get All4 on Freesat

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How to Watch Channel 5 on Smart TV without Cable?


With the help of the MY5 application, you can watch the Channel 5 channel on your Smart TV. The Smart TVs you can get from the MY5 app are mentioned above, and for non-accessible smart TVs, you can use the streaming devices with access to the MY5 app. Make sure that your Smart TV has an HDMI port to connect the streaming devices to it. The process is very simple; you need to connect to a WiFi network, download and install the application and activate MY5 on your Smart TV.

You can use the MY5 application to access all the shows that are broadcasted on channels like Channel 5, 5STAR, 5USA, and 5ACTION without any subscription. But you need to sign up for MY5 to access its contents on supported devices.

How to Register for MY5?

  • Go to Channel 5 official website and tap on Sing In icon.
  • Select the Register option and enter the details asked.

Register for MY5

  • Check the required fields and then tap on Create Account.

Your MY5 account has been successfully created, and the credential can be used to access your MY5 account on supported devices.

How to Activate MY5 on Smart TV?

Once you have installed the MY5 app on your Smart TV directly or by using streaming devices, it is time to activate it. When you open the MY5 app, you will see 4 digit PIN number. Go to the MY5 activation page on any device web browser and sign in with your credentials. Now enter the 4-digit PIN in the empty fields and click on Activate. This will activate the MY5 app on your Smart TV and will refresh and displays its content.


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Frequently Asked Questions:

How to Get Channel 5 on Samsung Smart TV?

On your Samsung Smart TV, go to the Samsung App Store and search for the MY5 application. You can download and install the MY5 app on your Samsung TV and activate it to watch Channel 5.

How to Watch Channel 5 in the USA?

The only way to watch Channel 5 in the USA is by using a VPN and selecting the UK server. You need to have access to the MY5 application and have an account on it.