How to Add and Watch ESPN on Firestick [2 Quick Ways]

You might have heard about ESPN if you are a regular sports person. It is an American sports Channel founded in 1979. ESPN is the popular channel for sports in the United States. It brings live sports updates, scores, highlights, on-demand news, etc. With ESPN, you will stay connected with up-to-the-minute scores. You will never miss anything from cricket, and football, to NBA, NFL, MLB, Tennis, and more.  Also, you can stream various on-demand content and live TV channels like ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, SEC Network Plus, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes, ESPNU, and Longhorn Network. As the app is available on the Amazon App Store, you can install the ESPN on your Firestick.

How to Install ESPN on Firestick

ESPN is officially available on the Amazon App Store, and the steps to download the same are as follows.

[1] Launch your Firestick and select Find tiles from the home menu.

[2] Using the virtual pad, type the ESPN application.

[3] Now, select the ESPN application tile from the list of apps shown.

Choose ESPN app

[4] Next, click on Get or Download to install the ESPN app on Amazon Fire TV.

[5] Once downloaded, click on Open to launch the app.

Tap Open

[6] Select Open to launch the ESPN application. The ESPN activation code will display on your screen

[7] Go to the ESPN activation site from a web browser on either your PC or phone.

[8] Enter the ESPN activation code and click Continue.

Activate ESPN on Firestick

[9] Then, log in with your TV subscription account to verify your account.

[10] Now, you can log in to the ESPN application to stream its content on Firestick TV.

Watch ESPN on Firestick

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Alternative Way: How to Watch ESPN on Firestick using Downloader

[1] Select the Search option from the Find tab.

[2] In the search bar, type Downloader and search for it.

[3] Choose the Downloader application from the search result.

[4] Select the Get option to install the Downloader on the Firestick device.

Download Downloader

[5] Then, go to the Settings and turn on the Downloader toggle from the Install Unknown Apps section.

[6] Now, you can open the Downloader application and enter the URL of the ESPN application.

[7] Select Go to install the ESPN application on your Fire TV.

Download ESPN on Firestick

[8] Once downloaded, click Install to start the installation process.

Install ESPN on Firestick

[9] Finally, tap Open to stream ESPN content.

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1. Is ESPN available on Firestick?

Yes, ESPN is available on Firestick. You can find it on the Amazon App Store.

2. Can I watch ESPN without a TV provider?

Yes, you can use streaming services like Sling TV, Hulu, and Philo TV to watch ESPN content.

3. On what devices can I stream ESPN?

ESPN is compatible with a wide range of devices, including Android, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Android TV, Roku, Chromecast, Firestick, PlayStation, etc.