ESPN+ Android App on a Pixel 2 XL

ESPN+ is a great way to stream live sports, documentaries, and original programs to almost any device. Android is the most popular mobile OS in the world, so any Android phone can be a great option to enjoy ESPN+. We can help you get the app installed and set up to do just that. For the purposes of this guide, we used a Pixel 3 XL.

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How to install ESPN+ on Android

  1. Open the ESPN app page at the Google Play Store on your Android device.
  2. On the ESPN app page, tap Install. If prompted, enter your password, PIN, or fingerprint to confirm the install.

    ESPN app Android Play Store Install PageESPN app Android Play Store Installing Progress

  3. Once the app has installed, tap Open.
  4. The ESPN app will need to confirm permissions. Review the permissions pop-ups and make your selection.
  5. The splash screen appears. If you are already an ESPN+ subscriber, click Login.

    ESPN app Android App Permissions screenESPN app Android App Splash screen

  6. Login with your ESPN account tied to your ESPN+ subscription.
  7. Tap the Watch button in the center of the bottom navigation bar.
  8. In the Watch section, find the ESPN+ tab in the top center.

    ESPN app Android App Main Tab with highlighted Watch buttonESPN app Android App ESPN+ Watch Tab

Your Android device is now ready to enjoy all the games and shows on ESPN+. Scroll below on the ESPN+ tab to find which games are live and coming up that day, or you can look further down in the app to find saved games, original shows, and documentaries.

If you have a Chromecast, you can also use the Cast button to send ESPN+ content from this app to your TV. Now go enjoy every goal you can on the go!

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Sports streaming slam-dunk on Android

ESPN+ offers a unique mix of live sports, original programming, and documentaries for Cord Cutters looking to stream more sports. It doesn't require a cable subscription, and it can go with you anywhere once you setup the ESPN app.

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Google Pixel 3 XL

Google's Android in your pocket

ESPN+ should install well on any Android phone, but for this action and the highlights, you should have the best. The Pixel 3 XL has a big beautiful screen, and handles ESPN and other apps as smoothly as a Steph Curry three-pointer. It can catch great pictures of your life's highlights too.