FS1 stands for Fox Sports 1, which is a sports channel managed by Fox Sports Media Group. Now, cord-cutting being the trend, watching sports channel without a cord is the first thing we need to consider before going for it. Luckily, Fox Sports has found its way to watch the games on streaming devices. Yes, they got their own streaming applications called Fox Sports and Fox Sports Go that offer the content of FS1, FS2, and other Fox sports content. However, you will require a pay-TV service provider. Still, we do have alternative ways to watch FS1. This write-up will help you to watch FS1 on Roku.
As said earlier, the Fox Sports app or the Fox Sports Go app are the ways to watch FS1 on Roku. Programs from Fox, FS1, FS2, BTN, Deportes are available on the Fox Sports and Fox Sports Go app. Luckily you can get the channel from the Roku Channel Store. Unfortunately, there is a small limitation. You would require a pay-TV service provider to access the contents of Fox Sports. We do have alternative ways to watch the FS1 on Roku, which is also discussed further.
How to Watch FS1 on Roku with Pay TV service provider
Refer here to find what are the available pay-TV service providers for Fox Sports. If you are willing to opt or already have any of these, then you can follow the steps provided below.
Install Fox Sports or Fox Sports Go on Roku
1). Turn on your Roku device and connect it to the WiFi network.
2). Hover to the Streaming Channels section. This will lead you to the Roku Channel Store.
3). Highlight the Search Channels, then type Fox Sports or Fox Sports Go.
4). Then, click on the Add Channel button.
5). The Fox Sports app will be installed on your Roku device.
6). Click on Go to channel tab to launch the app.
7). Select the Sign in With Provider option. Your TV screen will display a code.
8). Go to the Fox Sport Activation site.
9). Enter the code on the provided text box and click Submit.
10). Select your Pay TV service provider and log in with your credentials.
11). Your Roku will automatically refresh and load the Fox Sports home page. Choose the contents you want to stream.
Alternative way to Watch FS1 on Roku
There are many streaming service channels available in which you can get Fox Sports content. The following are our few suggestions.
Hulu + Live TV
Hulu also offers various live TV options under a subscription. It also gives you the option to watch FS1 contents on your Roku device. You can download the Hulu app from the Roku channel store. Then log in with your live TV subscription credentials. There are two different Live TV packages. Basic Hulu + Live TV costs $54.99/month with ads, and Premium Hulu + Live TV costs $6.99/month without ads.
YouTube TV does offer 85+ Live TV channels under subscription packages. The subscription costs $64.99/month along with the YouTube premium benefits. You do have a 7-days free trial. YouTube TV sounds costly, but the content we get is worth the pay. YouTube TV also comes with access to YouTube Music. Moreover, the YouTube TV app is also available on the Roku Channel Store.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Is there an FS1 app for Roku?
There is no dedicated FS1 app. But you can stream all the FS1 content using Fox Sports or Fox Sports Go app.
2. Is Fox Sports free on Roku?
You can install the Fox Sports app for free. But, to stream the content, you need to have a subscription.