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How to install ESPN app on Apple TV

Watching your favorite sports shows is also available for Apple TV owners. Thanks to the various methods listed in the article below, you can stream shows and programs from any Apple device.

Is there a way to watch ESPN via Apple TV

ESPN+ is ESPN’s standalone streaming service where you can watch live UFC, Major League Soccer, documentaries and original programming, and more. This service is accessed through ESPN’s main website and mobile app, but it’s not tied to any cable or satellite service. That means you don’t need a cable subscription to subscribe to ESPN+, and having a cable subscription doesn’t give you access.

The only way to access live streaming content from ESPN+, such as UFC Fight Night, is to subscribe to ESPN+. The cost of an ESPN+ subscription is $6.99 per month and $69.99 per year. You can watch live sports and stay tuned to any sports events with a TV provider subscription.

How to watch ESPN on Apple TV

While it’s easy and convenient to watch ESPN+ through a web browser on your computer or tablet, you can watch it in many other places with the right app. The ESPN app is available for phones and tablets, streaming devices, and even game consoles.

  • Turn on the Apple TV and make sure to connect it to the internet.
  • From the Apple TV home screen, open the App Store.
  • On the top of the screen, you can find a search bar and click on it.
  • Type ESPN with the help of the virtual keyboard and choose the ESPN App from the search results
  • Click the Get button to download the ESPN on Apple TV/
  • On the prompt, click on Buy. The app will be downloaded, and now you can open the app.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the initial setup. Then log in with your account.

Is there an option to AirPlay ESPN on Apple TV

You can stream ESPN+ from your iPhone or iPad to your Apple TV via Airplay, even with the older generation that can’t run the ESPN app initially if you have the ESPN app on your phone or iPad.

Before you start, connect your iPhone/iPad or Mac book and the Apple TV to the same WiFi network. Then, follow this short guide:

  • Open the ESPN app on your iOS device. Then, start playing the video you want to stream on TV.
  • Go to the Control Center by swiping up from the bottom or pulling down from the top.
  • Tap the icon name screen mirroring in the Control Center.
  •  From the list of available devices, choose your Apple TV to connect.

Is there a way to watch ESPN via Mac

For Mac users, the option to watch ESPN is also available:

  • On your Mac, open the Safari Browser and go to the official website of ESPN (https://www.espn.com).
  • Log in if prompted. Choose the video you want to stream.
  • On your Mac Menu bar, click on the AirPlay icon.
  • Now, choose your Apple TV from the list of available devices.

Are there any alternatives on how to watch ESPN on Apple TV

If none of the above works, you can use these methods:

  • Sling TV – Sling Orange offers the ESPN channel at $35/month along with 30+ other channels. Access 50+ channels, including ESPN with Sling Orange and Blue pack at $50/month.
  • Hulu – Hulu Live TV also offers you the ESPN channel, and you can get the channel in any of the packages. Get Hulu + Disney + ESPN alone at $12.99/month or Hulu basic + Live TV at $64.99/month or Hulu Premium + Live TV (Ad-free) at $70.99/month.
  •  YouTube TV – YouTube came up with the Live TV option that offers various channels along with ESPN at $64.99/month, and there is unlimited Cloud Storage to record as much you want.
  • AT&T TV Now – The AT&T service provider offers ESPN along with various other channels too. Live A Litter – 65 channels at $45/month, Right – 85 channels at $55/month, Go Big – 105 channels at $65/month, Gotta Have It- 125 channels at $75/month.

Using the methods above you can watch your favorite sports programs and shows from your Apple TV simply and easily. You can also use the ESPN app on LG Smart TV and other devices.



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