How to Watch ESPN 3 on Your iPhone

By Luke Arthur

If you are a sports fan, you may watch ESPN to keep up with what is going on in the sports world. In the past, if you were away from your television, you had to miss the games you wanted to watch. With the creation of ESPN3, you can watch live games on your computer. If you have an iPhone, you can also now watch live ESPN3 content while on-the-go. Watching the content is simple once you get the proper application.

Step 1

Click on the App Store icon on the home screen of your iPhone.

Step 2

Select the "Search" function at the bottom of the screen. Once the "Search" box pops up, click in the text box at the top and type in "WatchESPN."

Step 3

Choose the WatchESPN app from the list of apps that pulls up. When the app description comes up on your phone, click on the "Install" button on the top right.

Step 4

Enter your iTunes password into the text box and click on "Ok." Wait for the application to download onto the home screen of your iPhone.

Step 5

Push the WatchESPN app on the home screen and wait for it to pull up. Once it pulls up, you can search through the available programming from ESPN. Click on a program or game that you want to watch and wait for it to start streaming to your phone. This application works best on Wi-Fi.

Tips & Warnings

  • This application is not available for everyone. While anyone can download it on their iPhone, not everyone will be able to watch it. You must have a television or Internet provider from a specific list of providers. As of the time of publication, you must subscribe to Bright House Networks, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS TV or Verizon high-speed Internet. If you have one of these providers, you can use the app.

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