ESPN is an online streaming service that offers thousands of live and on-demand content to steam. This app is specially designed for streaming sports contents that include Football, Cricket, F1, NBA, NFL, Tennis, Golf, MLB, Super Bowl, and many more. Install the ESPN app, and you can get all live updates, real-time notifications, stories, and videos from your favorite teams/ leagues, breaking news directly to your home. If you are new to ESPN subscription, it offers a free trial. To get this sports streaming service on Roku, you should have subscribed to a Pay TV service or ESPN+ network. In this article, let see how to install and activate ESPN on Roku.

How to Install ESPN on Roku?

Roku is the simplest way to stream online contents on your TV. ESPN is an official streaming service, and you can install it directly from Roku Channel Store. So the installation of Roku is pretty simple and easy.

#1: At first connect your Roku Streaming player to the HDMI port on your TV.

#2: Turn on your TV and open the Roku media player.

#3: Now enter the Roku Sign-in credentials and connect it to WiFi.

#4: Go to the Roku Home screen and scroll down to select Streaming Channels.

ESPN on Roku

#5: The very next screen is opened with Roku Channel store. Hover over to search and select the ESPN app.

#6: Select Add Channel from the app information screen. The app will begin to download and will be installed on the Roku device.

Click Add Channel

#7: After that select Go to Channel to open the app.

Finally, the ESPN app will be available on Roku channels list.

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Activate ESPN on Roku

#1: Open the ESPN app and select the Settings icon at the top of the app screen.

#2: Select Provider Account, and choose Watch live TV.

#3: Now select Activate Live TV, it will display the Activation Code.

#4: Open the web browser on your computer and go to web page.

#5: Enter the Activation code displayed on your Roku TV screen and click Continue.

Enter ESPN Activation code

#6: On the next screen, choose the TV provider and sign in with the service provider credentials.

#7: After fulfilling all the requirements, the ESPN channel on roku will be activated.

ESPN on Roku

The above activation steps are applicable, if you are subscribed to Pay TV service.

In case, if you have subscribed to ESPN+, you need to follow the steps below to activate app on Roku.

#1: Open the ESPN app on Roku and select the Settings icon.

Select settings

#2: Select ESPN account option.

#3: Login to your ESPN+ account. The Activation code will be displayed on the TV screen. Copy it.

Activate ESPN
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#4: Now open the web browser on your computer and go to

#5: Here enter the activation code displayed on your TV screen and click Continue button.

#6: Now you need to login to Your ESPN + account.

Login to ESPN account

That’s it. You have successfully activated ESPN.

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To Conclude

ESPN is the Must have app on Roku to get all the live sports updates and on-demand contents without any hassle. Subscription to ESPN+ or pay-TV provider with ESPN service is required to use the app on Roku. Once ESPN is added to Roku, the app can be found in the Roku channel list. If you are a sports enthusiast, then Having ESPN is a great choice. For queries comment below.