Do you enjoy the libraries of CBS broadcast and ViacomCBS and Paramount Plus is for you? It is an American-owned global subscription on-demand video over-the-top streaming service that is further operated by ViacomCBS streaming, a segment of ViacomCBS. Here you can find original content and in addition to newly aired CBS broadcast properties, undoubtedly the library of ViacomCBS. Different marketers in the United States offer live streaming of the local CBS affiliate to the main channel. To avail of crazy ViacomCBS content, all you need to do is activate Paramount Plus on your streaming device following the below-mentioned guide.
Basically, it was launched as CBS All Access on 28th October 2014. This service has been rebranded on 4th March 2021 as Paramount which is followed by the 2019 re-merger of CBS and Viacom. In the near future, Paramount would be expanding to Latin America and Canada where the services have already existed.
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Event of changing the name from Paramount to Paramount plus
Beforehand, CBS was a section of the parent company Viacom that is owned by Paramount Pictures and many other cable TV networks. Companies were split into two in 2006. All Access Streaming service by CBS was launched in 2014, and it offered live streaming of its network programs along with original programming. The two companies Viacom and CBS came together one more time, into one company. The news of the announcement for the rebranding of all the services offered by CBS from Paramount to Paramount plus has been spread worldwide.
Subscription plan of Paramount Plus
Regarding ads, you can subscribe for $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year. In case you get irritated with ads then here is the option for you that is without ads that costs $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year. You also get other extra features with no ads option that consists of 4K, HDR, and Dolby Vision support for some programs. Along with the plan of $9/99 per month you get to view offline, downloading options up to 25 titles at a time. You will also be able to stream live from your local CBS station for under $9.99 per month.
In case you have earlier signed up for $5.99 per month or $59.99 per year even then you can proceed with live streaming content from your CBS station.
How can you Activate Paramount Plus on your connected device?
In case you are already a subscriber of Paramount+ you begin streaming right away on your supported device. If you are activating this for the first time then this guide will be significant for you. Let me quickly sum up the list of devices supported by Paramount+:
Fire TV or Kindle
Let’s get underway with the steps to activate Paramount Plus on your connected device so that you can enjoy streaming refreshing programs on Paramount+. We will provide the activation steps of the main devices from the list. Starting off with our first device mentioned in the list that is Android TV. However, there is an important thing to be mentioned before getting into the activation process is that in total there are two ways to activate Paramount+ on your device. I will mention both the ways for your convenience and you can choose either of the ways and get on board with it. The recommended way is through the respective official activation website as it is widely accepted and the majority of the people adapt that way in order to activate Paramount+ on their devices.
Guide to activate Paramount Plus on Android TV
Navigate to the settings and then go to the sign-in option.
There is an option mentioned ‘’Sign in to Paramount+’’, on TV, click on that.
Now you are required to enter your email address and password that you had used earlier at the time of subscribing to Paramount+. You need to remember this point, that the email address and the password should be of your Google Play account.
Subsequent to entering the credentials, tap on the option ‘’sign in’’ and you are done.
Visit the settings and click on the sign-in option.
Click on the option ‘’Sign in to paramount+, on paramountplus.com.
You will be displayed the website and the activation code which you need to write it down somewhere.
Go to the website- paramountplus.com/androidtv from your PC or smartphone. There, enter the activation code.
Now, select the button ‘’Activate’’. It will take a while and then you will be able to start streaming Paramount+ on your Android TV.
Steps to activate Paramount Plus on your Apple TV and start enjoying the programs
Via TV (4th generation and later)
Head towards the settings and then click on the ‘’sign in’’ option.
You need to choose the button ‘’Sign in to Paramount+’’, on my TV.
Put down your email address and the password that you had used earlier while subscribing to Paramount+. Kindly do not use your Apple ID and its password as it is not what has been asked.
Tap on the ‘’Sign in’’.
In the settings section, select the option ‘’On paramountplus.com’’. You will be presented with the activation code. Kindly copy it down.
Go to the activation website- paramountplus.com/appletv from your smartphone or PC and next, enter the code in the given space that you had copied earlier.
Now, you further need to sign in to your Paramount+ account. Right after signing in, you will see a confirmation message popping up.
The activation process is completed on your Apple TV. Enjoy!
The process to activate Paramount Plus on Fire TV or Kindle-
Locate the setting option and then choose the opinion ‘’Sign in to Paramount’’, on my TV.
Type your email address and the password that has been used while subscribing to Paramunt+. Do not use your Amazon account credentials, it won’t work.
Tap on the button ‘’sign in’’ to proceed to completion.
Go to the settings and select the option ‘’sign in’’.
Click on the button ‘’sign in to Paramount’’, on paramountplua.com.
Right after clicking on that option, you will be displayed with the website and the code to activate Paramount+ on your device. Note the code down somewhere.
Visit the website- paramountplus.com/firetv from your mobile phone or from your laptop. Write down the activation code and click on ‘’Submit’’.
In case you haven’t already signed in to Paramount+ on the PC then first you need to do that.
It will take a bit to refresh and then you can begin streaming on your Fire TV.
What are the steps to activate Paramount Plus on the Roku device?
Visit the settings and then choose the option ‘’sign in’’.
Select ‘’sign in to Paramount, on my TV.
Put down your email address and the password of the Paramount+ account. Tap on ‘’sign in’’. That’s it.
Click on the settings and then on the ‘’sign in’’ option.
Tap on the option ‘’sign in to Paramount’’, on paramountplus.com.
You will be directed to the website and you will get the activation code. Copy the code.
Enter your activation code in the space given. Tap on the option ‘’Activate’’to proceeds further.
In case you have not signed in to the Paramount+ the first, do that.
After completing everything your screen will refresh and you will be done with the activation process.
Steps to activate Paramount+ on your Samsung TV to start streaming right away
Go to the settings option and then click on ‘’sign in’’.
Tap on the option ‘’on my TV’’.
Now, enter the email address and the password you used when you subscribed to Paramount+ and then click on the option ‘’sign in’’.
And you are done with it.
Visit the settings option and then select the option ‘’sign in’’ among other options.
You need to select the option ‘’paramountplus.com’’ if you want to continue activating via the website.
You will be displayed with the website and the activation code that will be needed in the further steps so take a note of it.
Go to the website- paramountplus.com/samsungtv from your smartphone or PC.
Enter the activation code that you received earlier. Then, tap on the option ‘’activate’’.
It will take a moment to refresh the screen then you will be done with the entire process.
Bundle with Showtime for a Special price
There is an option of Bundle Paramount Plus along with ViacomCBS’s pay cable network Showtime for a different and decent price. The package of Paramount Plus with advertisements in addition to Showtime will cost $14.99 per month. If you do not like ads then you can go for another plan that consists of no ads and costs $18.99 per month. For enjoying this plan, you are required to add Showtime to your Paramount plus. First, go to the account page, then visit the add-ons section, and from there add Showtime. There is a point to be noted that this offer is not available for the annual plans of Paramount Plus,
Go on with activating Paramount plus on your device by following the steps mentioned above. You can start streaming the original content from CBS and Viacom. This service is widely available in the case of devices that means you have a better chance with your device. Have an amazing time enjoying the streaming service of Paramount Plus.