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How to watch ESPN Plus: Stream it on TV, mobile, and more

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If you're looking for all of your favorite sports in one place, ESPN+ is the app for you. This streaming service is home to the world's most comprehensive library of live sports, original content, and sports-related documentaries, and you can watch it all for a single monthly payment of $9.99. But how do you log into your account? Is it compatible on your device? No matter what questions you have about ESPN+, this guide has the answers.

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ESPN+

ESPN+ offers sports fans an easy way to watch their favorite games and keep up with their teams at a truly affordable monthly cost. It can be accessed on a wide variety of devices too.

Starting at $9.99/month (opens in new tab)

How much does ESPN+ cost?

ESPN+ doesn't offer a free trial and the price of a monthly subscription just increased, so you can now sign up for a standalone ESPN+ account for $9.99 per month, or you can bundle it with Disney+ and Hulu for just $13.99 per month (opens in new tab). Alternatively, the Disney Bundle is also available with ad-free Hulu for $19.99 per month.

Both of these options come with no long-term commitment required and you can cancel at any time. Additionally, there are no differences in the amount of content shown between either option; it simply depends on whether you find it valuable to also have access to the Disney+ and Hulu services.

That being said, it's worth noting that the price of the above version of the Disney+ Bundle is set to increase to $14.99 per month starting on December 8th. There is also a new "Basic" plan being added to the three services on the same date. This version of the Disney+ Bundle will be $9.99 per month and will come with the ad-supported versions of Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu.  

How to watch ESPN+ on your TV

Once you've subscribed, one of the easiest ways to access ESPN+ is on your smart TV or via a Roku, Amazon Fire TV, or Apple streaming device. With that in mind, here's how to watch ESPN+ on your television right now.

1. Download the ESPN app on the streaming device of your choice and log in to your account.

2. Navigate to and select the Settings icon in the top right corner of screen.

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3. Scroll down to Account Information.

4. Log in to your ESPN Account to get your activation code.

5. Follow the on-screen directions to log in with your ESPN+ credentials.

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6. Wait for confirmation on your TV screen that you have successfully linked your account.

7. Go back to the main screen of the ESPN app and look for ESPN+ under top links.

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After you've set up the ESPN app and logged in with ESPN+ credentials for the first time on a device, you will be able to hop back into the app and access ESPN+ content at any point without having to log in again.

If your streaming hardware doesn't offer the ESPN app, there are still a few options for you. For Android users, you can use Cast ESPN+ to push the feed from your phone to a Google Chromecast. If you're using an older Apple TV device, you can use an app called AirPlay ESPN+ to stream from your iPhone to your TV. Another option would be to update your best streaming devices.

How to watch ESPN+ on a phone or tablet

You can also access ESPN+ via your mobile device or tablet. Here are the steps you need to take to do just that:

1. Download the free ESPN app from the App Store or Google Play Store.

2. Open the ESPN app and sign up or log in to your account with your existing credentials.

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3. Once logged in to the ESPN app, return to the home screen.

4. Tap on the ESPN+ logo at the bottom of the screen.

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Once you're logged in, you can stream content and read articles anywhere. You can also be logged in to your ESPN+ account on multiple devices, so be sure to get them all set up now so that you don't need to worry about it while traveling or right before the next big event you want to watch.

How to watch ESPN+ on a computer

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Another way to access ESPN+ is via a web browser on your computer or laptop. Here are the steps for watching ESPN+ on one of those devices.

1. Visit ESPN+ (opens in new tab) on your web browser.

2. Click the Log In option in the top right corner.

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3. Enter your ESPN+ credentials.

4. In the navigation bar at the top of the screen, click on the ESPN+ icon.

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ESPN+ should work in all current browsers, including Edge, Chrome, Safari, and Firefox.

Streaming now on ESPN Plus

It's worth pointing out that ESPN+ subscribers currently have access to thousands of exclusive live events, making it a must-have service for sports fans of all kinds. ESPN+ subscribers also have the option to purchase UFC PPV events and stream an extensive archive of on-demand content, including the entire '30 For 30' library and select ESPN Films.

Outside of traditional sports coverage, ESPN+ subscribers can also check out exclusive articles and analyses on players, teams, and leagues from popular ESPN.com writers like Bill Barnwell, Matthew Berry, Jay Bilas, Mike Clay, and Heather Dinich. The platform also offers a growing list of original series such as Be Water, Breakaway, Eli's Places, and The Fantasy Show with Matthew Berry. So now is the time to start streaming!

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ESPN+

ESPN+ offers sports fans an easy way to watch their favorite games and keep up with their teams at a truly affordable monthly cost. It can be accessed on a wide variety of devices, so sign up today!

Starting at $9.99/month (opens in new tab)

Keegan Prosser is a freelance contributor based in the PNW. When she's not writing about her favorite streaming apps and devices for Android Central, she's listening to a true-crime podcast, creating the perfect playlist for her next road trip, and trying to figure out which fitness tracker she should try next. You can follow her on Twitter @keeganprosser.