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Spectrum TV Stream Lets You Watch Spectrum Online Anywhere

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In the middle of the cord-cutting trend, streaming services are becoming one of the most popular sources of on-demand entertainment. For those of you who don’t know, Spectrum TV Stream, also known as TV Essentials, is the provider’s answer to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu.

It is an effort to retain its huge customer base and not lose subscribers to digital streaming services. The service offers a channel lineup of more than 60 channels.

Spectrum TV Streaming Service

The cable provider’s streaming service packages its cable subscription and presents it as a Netflix or Amazon Prime Video alternative. It allows you to watch Spectrum online on any of your smart devices with the provider’s app installed.

Service subscribers get access to a mix of live channels and on-demand programming for a great price. For those of you who are tired of paying hundreds of dollars every year in cable deal bills, this may be the perfect solution.

Spectrum TV App

The Spectrum TV App is the provider’s official cable service application. With support for both Android and iOS devices, it is the perfect companion for all tech-savvy entertainment consumers. To watch the included cable channels on your streaming service, all you have to do is sign in to the app using your Spectrum account credentials. Once you log in on a Spectrum internet connection, you can start accessing your content.

Spectrum TV Streaming Channels List

Of course, by now you’re wondering if you get enough channels to make subscribing to a monthly service worthwhile. A streaming service is only as good as the content it offers, obviously.

Luckily, the provider’s TV Essentials allows you to watch a decent selection of content using your internet connection. It contains a mix of Spectrum TV Live and on-demand content.

BBC World News Discovery Family Lifetime NickToons
BET Discovery Life Lifetime Movie Network Outdoor Channel
BET Jams Food Network MotorTrend Network Paramount Network
BET Soul FYI MTV Science Channel
Bloomberg Game Show Network MTV2 Spectrum News
Cheddar Hallmark Channel MTV Classic Sundance TV
CLEO TV Hallmark Drama MTV Live Teen Nick
CMT Hallmark Movies & Mysteries MTVU TLC
CMT Music HDNet Movies NewsmaxTV Travel Channel
Comedy Central HGTV Newsy TV Land
Cooking Channel History Nickelodeon VH1
Destination America IFC Nick Jr. Viceland
Discovery Investigation Discovery Nick Music The Weather Channel


Some of the channels in the Spectrum TV streaming channels list above may not be available in certain markets. For more details on available channels, contact the Spectrum Customer Service Number.

Spectrum TV Stream Package

The Spectrum TV streaming service is a great bargain for internet subscribers.

For a fairly reasonable subscription fee, you get access to dozens of channels from the provider’s cable lineup. You get a mix of Charter live TV as well as sports, news, and lifestyle channels. You also get the freedom to access your entertainment on the go as long as you have an internet connection. The service is best suited for Spectrum Double Play and internet-only subscribers.

Spectrum TV Streaming Devices

Read this section carefully ff you’re wondering where to stream your Spectrum service. The service works on the Spectrum TV app which is available on all of the following devices:

  • Roku
  • Firestick
  • Android TV
  • Apple TV
  • Chromecast

The app also works on Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV, and iPads as well as iOS and Android smartphones.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of frequently asked questions to help solve any issues you might be facing with your streaming service.

 What is the Spectrum TV App?

The Spectrum TV App is the provider’s official app that offers you access to a huge library of on-demand and live streaming content. It also lets you manage your Spectrum account from your phone or smart device.

How do I use the Spectrum TV App?

The app is available on both Google Play Store and Apple App Store. All you have to do is download it and log in to access your content using a Spectrum internet connection to stream content.

How do I sign in?

You can sign in to the app by using the credentials to your Spectrum customer account.

What devices can I use with the Spectrum TV App?

You can use the Spectrum TV App on any Android and iOS device. You can also use it on streaming devices like Apple TV, Google Chromecast, XboxOne, Roku, and Firestick.

What is the Send to TV feature?

The Send to TV feature allows you to cast content from your smartphone or tablet onto your smart TV or the streaming device connected to your TV.

What TV channels are available for live streaming?

Please refer to the table above for the complete list of 63 channels available for streaming on the provider’s service. It offers dozens of channels, similar to the Spectrum TV Choice channel list.

Is the Spectrum TV app free?

The app is free to download. However, you will need a valid subscription to Spectrum’s services in order to log in and access it.

How do I watch Spectrum on Roku?

Log in to your Roku account and download the Spectrum TV App from the Roku Channel Store. Then use the virtual keypad to input your credentials and sign in to stream Spectrum content.

How do I get Netflix with Spectrum?

You can connect to the Netflix app using your Spectrum set-top box. You will need to navigate to channel 1002 or 2001 and select the Netflix app, then enter your Netflix credentials to log in and start streaming.

Can I watch Spectrum TV on my computer?

Yes, the app works well with desktops, especially when using Google Chrome as your desktop browser.

Can I use my Spectrum TV app anywhere?

You can access the Spectrum TV app from anywhere with an internet connection. But in order to stream Spectrum content, you will need to be connected to a Spectrum internet network.


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