In this guide, you will learn how to activate ESPN on supported devices by entering a unique ESPN Activation Code.
How to Activate ESPN.com in espn.com/activate
On your Smart TV
You can activate ESPN.com on your Smart TV by following these steps:
Step #1: Launch an updated version of the ESPN app on your supported Smart TV.
Step #2: Once on the home screen of the app select ‘Subscriptions’.
Step #3: An Activation Code will be displayed on the screen; you need to write down this code.
Step #4: With any web browser, go-to the espn.com/activate website (http://espn.com/activate) to input the Activation Code that was displayed on the screen of your supported Smart TV.
Step #5: After inputting the Activation Code, click the ‘Continue’ button.
Step #6: Next, Log In to your ESPN user account to verify that the supported device has been successfully linked to your ESPN account.
After activating your supported Smart TV for viewing ESPN, you will be able to watch all the sister channels that are applicable to your subscription type.
You will be able to watch live streaming sporting events on the various networks including ESPN+.
On Amazon Fire TV using espn.com activate
To activate ESPN+ on an Amazon Fire TV using espn.com/activate you need to follow these steps:
Step #1: Launch ESPN app on Amazon Fire TV.
Step #2: Select ‘Subscriptions’ on the home screen and click on the ESPN+ option. An Activation Code will be displayed on the screen.
Step #3: Visit espn.com/activate on any web browser using your PC or mobile device. Login to your account by providing your registered email address and user Password.
Step #4: Input the Activation Code in the field provided.
Step #5: Click on ‘Continue’ after inputting the Activation Code and you are ready to go.
On Roku TV
To activate ESPN on your Roku TV using espn.com/activate, you simply need to follow these instructions:
- First turn on your Roku TV device.
- Press the ‘Home’ button on the remote control.
- By pressing the ‘Home’ button, you will be able to open the Roku TV Channel Store from the Home menu.
- A ‘Search’ user option will be displayed on the screen. You should press the ‘Search’ user option.
- You can make use of the search bar to locate and select the ESPN channel option.
- On the remote control, click the ‘OK’ button to confirm your selection.
- Click the ‘Add Channel’ button then the ‘OK’ button to add the ESPN channel to yourChannel Store.
- Once it has been added to your Channel Store, you will be able to enjoy watching ESPN on your Roku TV device.
You can also activate ESPN on Roku TV using your iOS or Android smartphone as well as your Windows and Mac OS PC. To do this, you simply have to follow the instructions below:
- Launch any web browser on your PC or smartphone.
- Go-to the Roku TV Channel Store and choose ESPN as the channel you intend adding to your Roku TV channel store.
- Click on ‘Add Channel’ to add ESPN to your channel store.
- You can watch ESPN on your Roku TV. You can login to your Roku account directly from a web browser on your smartphone or PC device.
How to Verify a device before activating ESPN
Before you activate ESPN on your preferred device, you should contact your local service provider.
They will inform you on whether or not the device is supported. Your local service provider will let you know if you are qualified to activate ESPN.com or not.
Also, the cable service provider will let you know if your device is supported or not.
In addition to this, you will be informed by your service provider on all the ESPN services that you can have access to.
After verification, you can then proceed with the steps for activating ESPN.com mentioned above.
You can contact your service provider to know if you can activate it on any of the following streaming devices:
- Android Smart Devices,
- Amazon Fire TV,
- Android TV,
- Apple TV,
- Roku TV,
- Xbox One,
- Vizio TV.
ESPN is an American owned multinational sports cable channel that was founded back in 1979 by the father and son duo of Bill Rasmussen and Scott Rasmussen with Ed Egan also actively involved in its establishment.
ESPN Inc. owns ESPN with The Walt Disney Company having an 80% stake while a 20% stake of ESPN Inc. is owned by Hearst Communications.
It has its primary headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut, but also has offices spread across the US including Charlotte, Seattle, Los Angeles, New York City, and Miami.
It has many sister channels offering a variety of exciting sports and entertainment programmes.
These channels include: ESPN+, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNews, ESPN Bases Loaded, ESPN Goal Line, ESPNU, ESPN on ABC, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Classic, ESPN College Extra, Longhorn Network, SEC Network, SEC Network+, ACC Network, ACC Network Extra, and Big 12 Network.
It is estimated that it is accessed by more than 85 million households in the US alone and this number is steadily rising.
As a global cable sports channel, it is accessible in many countries in Europe, Asia, Oceania, and Africa.
ESPN offers exciting live sports and entertainment programming. You can watch matches in the English Football League (EFL), the Dutch Eredivisie League, and the Major League Soccer (MLS).
You can also get to watch live NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, Formula 1, and Golf events. Get to know what is happening in the world of sports on ‘Sports Center’ or join a group of soccer analysts as they dissect current issues in the world of soccer on ‘ESPN FC’ and the ‘Gab & Jules’ Podcast.
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