Peacock is a popular streaming service offering a vast library of TV shows, movies, live sports, and more. If you own a Samsung TV and want to start streaming content on Peacock, you’ll need to activate the app first. This guide will walk you through the steps to successfully activate Peacock on your Samsung TV.

Compatibility Check

  • A Samsung Smart TV (2017 models or newer)
  • An active internet connection
  • The latest firmware update installed on your TV
  • A Peacock account (sign up on the Peacock website if you don’t have one)

Downloading the App

  1. Connect to the Internet: Make sure your Samsung TV is connected to your home Wi-Fi network.
  2. Open the App Store: Access the ‘Apps’ section on your TV’s home screen.
  3. Search for Peacock: Use the search bar to find the Peacock app.
  4. Install the App: Select the Peacock app and click ‘Install.’

Activating Peacock on Samsung TV

To activate Peacock on your Samsung TV, follow these steps:

  1. On your computer or mobile device, open a web browser and go to
  2. If you already have a Peacock account, click on the “Sign In” button and enter your account credentials. If you don’t have an account, click on the “Join for Free” button to create a new account. You can choose between a free tier with limited content or a paid subscription (Peacock Premium or Peacock Plus) for full access to Peacock’s library.
  3. After signing in or creating a new account, you will see an activation code displayed on the screen. Keep this page open as you will need the code to link your Samsung TV to your Peacock account.
  4. Turn on your Samsung TV and ensure it is connected to the internet.
  5. Using your Samsung TV remote, press the “Home” button to access the home screen.
  6. Navigate to the “Apps” section, which is usually located at the bottom of the home screen. You can use the directional pad on your remote to scroll through the options.
  7. In the “Apps” section, use the search function by selecting the magnifying glass icon, or browse through the available apps to find the Peacock app. If you can’t find it, your Samsung TV might not support Peacock, or you may need to update your TV’s software to the latest version.
  8. Select the Peacock app and click “Download” or “Add to Home” using the center button on your remote. The app will start downloading and installing on your Samsung TV.
  9. Once the installation is complete, open the Peacock app on your Samsung TV.
  10. In the Peacock app, navigate to the “Settings” or “Profile” section. You can usually find this by scrolling to the left or right side of the app’s main screen.
  11. Within the “Settings” or “Profile” section, look for an option called “Link Device” or “Activate.” Select this option using your remote.
  12. The app will prompt you to enter the activation code. Using your remote, enter the activation code you received earlier on the page. The activation code is case-sensitive, so make sure to enter it exactly as shown.
  13. After entering the code, select the “Activate” or “Submit” option. Your Samsung TV should now be linked to your Peacock account.
  14. Press the “Home” button on your remote to return to the Peacock app’s main screen, where you can browse and watch the available content.

Remember that Peacock is currently only available in the United States. If you’re outside the U.S., you may need to use a VPN service set to a U.S. location to access the app. Also, note that not all Samsung TV models support the Peacock app, particularly older models. If you encounter issues, check your TV’s compatibility or consider using a separate streaming device like Roku, Amazon Fire TV, or Apple TV.


If you encounter any issues during the activation process, here are some tips:

  • App Not Appearing? Ensure your Samsung TV’s software is up to date. You can usually find this option in your TV’s settings menu.
  • Activation Issues? Double-check your internet connection and ensure you’re entering the correct login credentials. You can also visit the Peacock Help Center for further assistance.

By following these steps, you should be able to easily activate and enjoy Peacock on your Samsung TV.