Popular sports streaming service ESPN Plus doesn't just work on your computer, and you can use it to watch live sports games and matches on a variety of other platforms too, including the Amazon Fire TV.
Amazon Fire TV is a smart TV platform that you can access in two ways: some smart TVs come with it pre-installed, but you can also insert an Amazon Fire stick into a different TV to access it. And thanks to ESPN Plus being available on the platform, you can use this technique to easily watch sports on the streaming service.
If you've got access to Amazon Fire TV (we've got a guide on the best Fire sticks here) and ESPN Plus (perhaps on its own, or perhaps with the bargain Disney Bundle), we'll run you through the simple steps for streaming ESPN Plus on an Amazon Fire TV.
As we said, ESPN Plus is available on a wide variety of platforms, and we've got guides for some of the others too:
Is there an app to watch ESPN Plus on Amazon Fire TV?
ESPN Plus is supported across a number of devices with its own dedicated apps easy to install so its right there alongside your other favorite platforms. That makes watching ESPN Plus on TV easy — whether you're the owner of a media streamer like a Roku stick, Apple TV, or... an Amazon Fire Stick or Amazon Fire TV Cube.
Then you simply get an app to watch ESPN Plus on Amazon Fire TV. Installing it is really straightforward.
How to watch ESPN Plus on Amazon Fire TV
- Sign up on the ESPN Plus website - it's easier to do this part on desktop or mobile
- On your Amazon Fire TV, go to the Apps section
- Now scroll down to the Sports category
- Alternatively, search 'ESPN'
- Select ESPN+ and choose the Download button
- Open the ESPN Plus app
- Go to the ESPN Plus section in the navigation header
- Choose Log in
- On your computer, log in to ESPN Plus using the activation code on your Fire TV screen
That's it. You'll now be able to watch all the things on ESPN Plus on Amazon Fire TV.
What can I watch on ESPN Plus with my Amazon Fire TV device?
Whether you're looking to get a courtside view from the comfort of your couch to watch college basketball or get a closeup of the action in the octagon in the latest UFC main card, ESPN Plus boasts plenty of sporting events that you'll be able to live stream straight through to your chosen device.
Alongside those, ESPN Plus is home to soccer, baseball, tennis, golf, boxing, and college sports. And if you want to take a deeper dive into your favorite sport, there are a number ESPN Plus originals available, including documentaries and its 30 For 30 series.
For further documentary, ESPN Plus offers its subscribers plenty of daily sports chat like Greeny, Canty & Golic Jr, and Jorge Ramos.
Not just about streaming either, you can also read 3,000+ articles about your favorite sport to get further insight and opinions on the goings on within NFL drafts, Fantasy Football picks, and other sporting news.
What other devices can I get the ESPN Plus app on?
ESPN Plus is compatible with a number of devices including:
- Roku players and TVs
- Fire TV and Fire tablets
- iOS and Android devices
- Apple TV
- Samsung Smart TV
- Android TV
- PS4 and PS5
- Xbox One and Xbox Series S|X
- Oculus Go
- Xfinity Flex and Xfinity X1
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Alice is eCommerce Editor at Future with a focus on streaming services and VPN across CinemaBlend and TechRadar. This includes writing and delivering the best buying advice on Disney Plus, HBO Max, Hulu, and other popular providers, as well as How to Watch articles so you know exactly where to stream the hottest new TV shows and movies where you are around the world. With over 5 years experience in the commercial writing space, Alice has been writing about consumer tech for the last 3 years, previously writing for Trusted Reviews before joining Future.
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