ESPN is one of the biggest sports channels available that provides a 24 hour sports feed. The US based cable and satellite network has been the choice of many sports lovers. Since four decades the service has been broadcasting sports like football, basketball, soccer, hockey, golf, tennis, and what not. In recent times, with the growth of online media streaming, ESPN has brought a lot of features to keep up their viewers. With that being said, watching ESPN on Amazon Firestick is truly a great experience with its never ending sports channels list. In this article let us see how to install and watch ESPN on fire TV devices like firestick, Fire TV 4K, and Fire TV Cube.
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How to Watch ESPN on Firestick – Direct Method
The ESPN is available for Firestick as an official app in the Amazon app store. So you can easily get it on your firestick like any other app.
#1 Turn ON your firestick.
#2 Click on Search icon using your firestick remote and search for ESPN.
#3 From the results click ESPN.
#4 The ESPN app page opens up. Click the Get button.
#5 With this the app begins download and installs it straightaway.
#6 After the successful installation, the get button changes to Open. Click on that.
#7 Login to your ESPN account or sign up if you are a new user. Browse through the ocean of content on the ESPN on firestick.
How to Watch ESPN on Firestick Using ESPN 3 Kodi Addon
This is an alternative method to watch ESPN on Kodi. ESPN 3 is an open source Kodi addon. The addon is legal and so you can download it from the official Kodi addons repository.
To do this, you first need to install the Kodi app on your firestick.
#1 Open Kodi app on your firestick.
#2 Click the installer icon on the top left.
#3 Click on Install from repository.
#4 You will straightaway land on the Kodi addons repository in case if you don’t have any other repository installed.
#5 Click on Video addons.
#6 Scroll down and click on ESPN 3.
#7 On the ESPN 3 addon page, click on Install from the bottom right.
#8 Click Ok when you see the window “The following additional addons will be installed“.
#9 Upon successful installation, you will see ESPN 3 Kodi Addon installed successfully notification.
How to Authenticate ESPN 3 on Kodi
To watch ESPN on firestick using the ESPN 3 kodi addon, you will have to authenticate it.
#1 Open the ESPN 3 addon.
#2 Click on Authenticate with the provider to access premium content.
#3 You will see a authentication process popup. Click on Continue.
#4 Go to https://es.pn/appletv on a web browser. Make sure that you are logged in to your ESPN account on the same browser.
#5 Enter the activation code that is displayed on the Kodi screen.
#6 From the list of providers, select your provider and enter the code again. Click Continue.
#7 Now click on Continue on the Kodi app. In a few seconds, you will get a pop-up stating Your Device has been authenticated.
#8 You will now be able to stream your favorite sports videos and events.
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As seen above, you can watch ESPN on firestick with so many ways and we have listed the best of those. The difference is that, some of them provide the complete contents of ESPN whereas others provide only HD streams and contents, which is based on the provider you choose. Comment below if you can watch your favorite sporting events on ESPN for firestick.