How to Watch Newsmax TV Live for Free? Your Best Options

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Newsmax TV is easily accessible for free, amongst others, on Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and mobile devices. American households want to have daily access to relevant news and cable TV is expensive. Moreover, some live TV streaming services might not fit your budget. So it’s good some cable networks like Newsmax TV have many options to watch their broadcasts live for free.

Newsmax TV is a right-leaning news outlet that grew in popularity during and after the 2020 U.S. elections. It has been the number one news source for some households, even beating their competitor, Fox News in some demographics and time slots.

If you are a conservative looking for a different point-of-view from Fox News, keep reading this article to find out the best and most accessible way to live stream Newsmax TV for free and to see which of those options are best for you.

Is Neswsmax Free on Roku?

You can watch Newsmax TV for free with Roku. The best part is, you do not need to enter a TV provider login.

To add Newsmax TV to your device, follow these steps:

  • From your browser:
    • Sign in to your Roku account
    • Visit the Roku channel store and search for “Newsmax TV”
    • Click “Add Channel”
    • Enter the PIN you are given when prompted to continue the download
  • From your TV:
    • Click the “Streaming Channels” option on the Roku Home screen
    • Enter “Newsmax TV” in “Search Channels”
    • Select Newsmax TV and click “Add Channel”
    • Click “OK” after the channel is added

The Newsmax TV app offers live streams, on-demand clips and full replays of certain shows like Greg Kelly Reports, American Agenda, The Howie Carr Show and more. There are even documentaries and films available on-demand, which you can watch in high-definition quality.

Likewise, you can download Pluto TV on Roku and watch Newsmax there instead. If your Roku or universal remote allows number input, you can watch Newsmax on Pluto TV on channel 236.

Is Newsmax on Amazon Fire?

Amazon Fire TV comes close to Roku when it comes to the most popular streaming devices. Like Roku, you can add Newsmax to your Fire TV from your browser and from your TV.

  • From your browser:
    • Go to the Appstore section of the Amazon website
    • On the left sidebar under “Device Type,” tick the box next to “Fire TV”
    • Enter “Newsmax” on the search bar
    • Under “Deliver to,” select the device you want to send the app to
    • Choose the name you gave your Fire Stick when you first set it up
    • Click “Get App” or “Deliver” to automatically download and install the app to your device
  • From your TV:
    • Press the magnifying glass icon on the menu screen
    • Type “Newsmax TV” or use Voice Search and say “Newsmax TV” out loud
    • Select Newsmax TV and press “Get” or “Download”

Alternatively, you can select “Apps” from the menu screen and look for Newsmax among the other TV apps, games and more.

Pluto TV is also available on Fire TV.

Does Pluto TV have Newsmax?

As mentioned, Pluto TV offers Newsmax. All you need is to open your compatible device and access the Pluto TV app.

Pluto TV allows you to enjoy more than 250 channels across various devices. It is a service which also gives you access to popular networks like A&E, CNN, Newsmax and more. There are even video-on-demand options—you get all this without without paying a monthly bill or setting up an account.

However, since the service is free, you will have to sit through constant ad-breaks. There are also no DVR or offline-viewing options.

Pluto TV is available on android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, desktop browsers, gaming consoles and Roku.

Watch Newsmax on Pluto by tuning in to channel 236.

Does Apple TV have Newsmax?

Like Roku and Fire TV, you can download the Newsmax app on Apple TV. However, you can only download the channel app through your Apple TV device.

Adding the app to your device is simple:

  • From your Apple TV
    • Open the Apple TV App Store
    • Enter “Newsmax TV” on the search bar
    • Press the “Get” button to download the app

You can also watch Newsmax through the Pluto app on Apple TV.

Is the Newsmax App Free?

Yes, the Newsmax channel app is free. In addition, the Newsmax TV & Web app is also accessible to mobile users.

You do not have to register or pay to access the content of the TV and mobile apps. You also do not need to enter a TV provider credentials to download and activate the app.

All you need is a compatible device and a stable internet connection to stream live news and on-demand content from the app.

How can I get Newsmax on my Phone?

The Newsmax TV & Web app is available on both Android and iPhone app stores, and it allows you to gather information from Newsmax shows for free.

To get the app, simply go to your device’s app store and download and install it from there.

Not only can you watch live news and on-demand shows on the app, but you can also read Newsmax’s numerous articles from their own websites.

Does Hulu Carry Newsmax?

Unfortunately, Newsmax TV is not available on Hulu. However, Hulu + Live TV does have more liberal news sources like CNN, CBSN and ABC Live. Hulu + Live TV is a customizable service, offering 65+ channels, 50 hours of DVR and two simultaneous streams for $64.99-a-month.

Despite not having Newsmax TV, you can try the service for seven days with its free trial.

Is Newsmax on Netflix

Newsmax is not on Netflix. In fact, at the time of writing, there are little to no news content on Netflix.

Additionally, Netflix is purely on-demand. You cannot stream any live news or channels on the service.

Netflix offers three plans—with the basic package costing only $8.99 a month. Currently, Netflix discontinued their free trials. If you want to watch Netflix, you have to sign up to a plan.

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As you have read, Newsmax TV is easily accessible for free on Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, mobile devices and more.

Even if you somehow cannot download the channel app on your device’s channel store, you have another free option with Pluto TV.

Unfortunately, Hulu + Live TV and Netflix do not carry Newsmax. If you want to watch Newsmax TV with other networks on a streaming service, we detail some of the inexpensive options in our article, How To Watch Newsmax TV Without Cable—Your Top 3 Options, here.

Newsmax is available on most streaming platforms. The network has seen rapid growth and we expect the news channel to be available to many more in the future.

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This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Theresa ingram

    Is NEWSMAX on YouTube?

    1. Leon

      Yes, it is.
      Thanks for reading

  2. Sandra Land

    Likeminded news, how refreshing! True, conservative, patriotic, Trump loving News. Tomorrow, Monday, I will do my small part of protecting our freedom by dropping my current internet provider, AT&T, due to their Direct TV’s censorship of Newsmax. We have got to fight the evil left!

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