Watch Spectrum TV Live Online

Spectrum TV customers have a variety of ways to enjoy their TV service – via at home on their TV, mobile devices anywhere you go, and through your desktop/laptop.  Watching live TV from your desktop can be done easily by visiting  You simply need to login to your Spectrum TV account and choose what you want to watch.

Watch Spectrum TV On My Computer

To get started with watching live TV on your home computers there are some basic things you need to consider first:

  • Are you a customer?
  • Do you have fast internet?  You will need a minimum of 10MBPS to run live streaming adequately.
  • Is Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer?  You will need version 20+.
  • To record video content you will need to have a Spectrum receiver or DVR already installed.

Getting Started

First time Account Registration

If this is your first time trying to login you will need to create your login credentials.  Follow these steps:

  • Visit
  • Click Create a Username
  • Under Confirm your service zip code enter your zip code
  • Click the blue button

Enter the following details:

  • Email address
  • Account number
  • Security code or MAC address
  • Create your login info – username and password
  • Select your security questions and answers
  • Read the terms and conditions
  • Check I agree to the Terms of Use
  • Verify you’re not a bot
  • Click the blue Register button

After completing the steps your username and password should be activated within 24-72 hours before you can begin watch Spectrum TV on my computer.

Spectrum TV Details


With the Spectrum TV service you have the option watch Spectrum TV on my computer.  The same choices available via your cable TV connection are available online. You can watch live TV and thousands of OnDemand options.  

Watch Live TV

After logging into you will be taken directly to the live TV screen.  It includes all of your channel listings that you can browse through and make your selection.  From the Click All Channels button you can sort networks from A to Z. You can also filter your choices by genre.


Check out the Guide feature to see what’s currently playing on TV or what’s coming up.  There is a search function that will allow you to search for movies, TV shows, sports team, or people.

My Library

Customize your TV experience by viewing your TV channel history OR what you’ve recently viewed.  Create a Watchlist of TV show episodes you want to watch at a later time.

On Demand

Choose from thousands of movies or TV shows available to your from the free or paid sections.  Choose from content in the categories of Featured, TV Shows, Movies, Kids, and Networks. Select the show and movie for more information such as cast and crew.


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