Try out Acorn TV with a 7-day free trial
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Given its niche approach, Acorn TV costs only $7.99/month, with a 7-day free trial for new customers. Setting up an account is easy. If you cancel before the free trial is up, you won’t have to pay a thing. Here’s everything you need to know to get started with the service.
All you need to watch Acorn TV are a broadband connection, an account and a compatible device. Luckily, the service offers good device compatibility, so you can watch on screens big to small, depending on preference.
Here’s what you can use to watch Acorn TV in New Zealand right now:
To sign up for Acorn TV, head to the official website and select Start Free Trial. Then, enter your personal/payment information and follow the on-screen instructions to create an account. Don’t worry, you won’t be billed if you cancel before your free trial is up.
If you do decide to continue, a subscription to Acorn TV costs $7.99/month. Alternatively, you can get a substantial discount if you sign up for an entire year. Yearly subscriptions to Acorn TV in New Zealand cost $79.
Once your account is set up, you can watch Acorn TV on all the devices we’ve mentioned above. Here’s how to set up the service on each one:
Streaming Acorn TV content on your laptop or desktop computer is simple. Access the Acorn TV website, sign in with your credentials and select something to watch. The platform recommends you stream using the Google Chrome browser for best results.
To get Acorn TV on your mobile device you will need to install the dedicated app. Access Google Play or the App Store, search for the Acorn TV app and install it. Then, tap on the app and sign in using your credentials.
To get Acorn TV on Apple TV, launch the App Store from your TV’s home screen to download the app. Then, sign in using your credentials.
To get Acorn TV on your Android TV, head to Google Play and install the app. Sign in using your login details.
To get Acorn TV on your Amazon device, access the Amazon Appstore and download the Acorn TV app. Sign in with your credentials.
All the Acorn TV mobile apps (iOS and Android) are compatible with Chromecast or you can cast to your TV from your laptop with the Acorn TV website open in a Chrome browser.
If your Chromecast is set up, select the cast icon in the upper right of the Acorn TV mobile apps or select Cast in the Chrome browser options menu. Then, a dialog box will prompt you to select the Chromecast-enabled device which you want to stream on. Select the device and you’re good to go.
That’s it! Now that the set-up is out of the way you can browse the Acorn TV library and select your next binge. We have a guide to the best shows on Acorn TV otherwise there’s dedicated lists featuring all the TV shows and movies on the platform.
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