There are 3 ways to sign into CBS All Access via Facebook Portal TV:
On your device
Via your CBS All Access email and password. Use this option if you originally subscribed to CBS All Access directly on your Facebook Portal TV, and if you're comfortable with your device's native keyboard.
- On your device, simply select "TV".
- Enter the email address and password you used when you subscribed to CBS All Access. Note: Do not use your Facebook email address and password).
- Select "Sign In".
Use your CBS All Access email address and password or social account to activate your account on Facebook Portal TV. Use this option if you'd prefer using your computer/phone/tablet keyboard, or if you subscribed to CBS All Access via a different device with a different billing platform, such as iTunes or Roku).
- To sign in on the web, select CBS.com
- You will be given an activation code code. Make a note of this code, which you'll need for the next step.
- Visit cbs.com/portaltv on your computer or mobile web browser.
- Enter the activation code shown on the screen (codes are not case sensitive)
- Sign in using the email and password you used to sign up for CBS All Access. Your Facebook Portal TV will refresh, and you can start streaming!
Via the CBS app
If you are signed in to the CBS app on your mobile device, upon opening the CBS app on your TV, you will have the option to sign in using your mobile device. Note: You must have your mobile device available.
- Open the CBS app on your Facebook Portal TV and navigate to the Sign In page. The app performs a check. and one of two things will occur:
- If you have a CBS app open and authenticated in the immediate area, you'll receive a push notification within the CBS app asking if you'd like to sign in to the Facebook Portal TV. Tap "Yes". You can then tap "Sign In" to continue the process.
- If no CBS apps are open, you'll receive a push notification to mobile devices that are already signed into a CBS account and are using the same WiFI as the Facebook Portal TV. Tap the notification to be routed to the CBS app, where you can select the sign in option.