Download WatchESPN apk 2.4.4 free for Android smartphone

28 Jul

Posted by ESPN Inc in Sports | July 28, 2016 | 215 Comments

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The free WatchESPN app lets you keep up with your sports anytime, anywhere on your Android phone and tablet. Watch live games and studio shows with 24/7 access to ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, SEC Network, SEC Network Plus, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes and Longhorn Network. You can also watch on-demand clips of the latest news and highlights.

Access to live streaming video from ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, SEC Network, SEC Network Plus, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes and Longhorn Network is determined by your TV provider. The providers below offer access to WatchESPN live video:
- AT&T U-verse
- Bright House Networks
- Charter
- Comcast XFINITY
- Cox
- DirecTV
- Google Fiber
- Midcontinent Communications
- Optimum
- Time Warner Cable
- Verizon FiOS TV

Please check back regularly as new TV providers are added. Access to on-demand highlights and news is available to everyone regardless of provider.

The WatchESPN app offers live streaming access to thousands of games and events on the ESPN networks, including:
- NFL Monday Night Football (tablet only)
- NBA Regular Season and Playoffs
- Major League Baseball
- The Masters and The Open Championship
- College Football and the College Football Playoff
- Men’s and Women’s College Basketball
- Grand Slam Tennis Events

Get up-to-the-minute news, highlights and analysis with live streaming of your favorite ESPN shows, including:
- SportsCenter
- First Take
- College GameDay
- Mike & Mike
- SportsNation
- Baseball Tonight


Before you download this app, please consider that it includes advertising, some of which may be targeted to your interests. You may choose to control targeted advertising within mobile applications by using your mobile device settings (for example, by re-setting your device’s advertising identifier and/or opting out of interest based ads).


Please note: This app features Nielsen’s proprietary measurement software which will allow you to contribute to market research, like Nielsen’s TV Ratings. Please see for more information. You may also visit Settings in the app to opt out of Nielsen measurement.

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    Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

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Ray Boreham

Search not working on Galaxy Note 4 The WE logo covers part of the search field and what I'm typing doesn't show up. Then when I hit search, the results panel only shows the time and the first letter of the program. Please fix.

Juan G

Error check your network provider.. Won't let me manually log in to cable provider. App automatically logs in I can only guess. Use to work now it doesn't.

Brandon Stewart

Won't connect to att U verse and it's the first one on the list it pops up an error message says "to many redirects" and won't give you any options to fix or different routes to take. Fix please Uninstall until

Con Hartley

Chromecast compatible Living in a college house where we don't pay for cable, this app's ability to chromecast has been a life saver, especially during the NBA playoffs. Compared to the fox sports, nbc sports and tnt apps, none of which chromecast, this has been a godsend.

Timmy Lee

Used to work fine It used to work fine on Chromecast, but now I can't get anything to cast. Whenever I try opening any show, it says network error has occurred. Every single one. Haven't been able to cast anything for weeks.

John Wilhelm

Needs it's own subscription model ESPN has been tied down to cable networks way too long... It's time for something different PLEASE.

Mark Watson

Don't waste your time The app is no longer functional. Live streams will result in an error.

Christopher Hoglin

Most used APP on my phone Great HD video and live stream. When I'm stuck at work late, on the road, there's always access to games. Ranks right up there with NFL Mobile on VZW for live game coverage.

Jeff Si

Good app I use this app occassionally at home and when traveling. The performance is good on my home wifi and internet and works ok in most hotels. It doesn't seem to require a great amount of bandwidth to operate effectively. The blackout rules are the tv providers and not ESPN.

Kyle Dart

Doesn't work anymore. Worked well for several weeks/months and then I guess it updated and no longer works. Keeps telling me "Watch ESPN has stopped". I have sent in reports but no fix. I gave it 2 stars instead of 1 because its awesome...when it works.

Paul Smith

Galaxy Note 4 Straight Talk...yes str8 tlk. App works great. I work 2nd shift and I don't know how I got by without it before. Oh yeah, I heart radio.. but being able to See the game just blows that out of the water. Keep up the good work with ur bug fixes and wot-not.

Sam Michelle

Nice It usually works really good but sometimes I try to click a live event and it doesn't respond after a WHILE. should fix minor problems, but over all, pretty great

Lucy Perez

NFL Superbowl Suppose to be live events and sports yet I can't find the Superbowl game that starts at 6pm, it just tells me something like it can't be found, than what's suppose to be live cuz as far as I knew the Superbowl is a sport and it's today at 6 pm help me find and see it and you'll get five star...

Victoria Owens

Love it I'm always on the move and I am a big sports fan. I get to catch a little bit of sports news wherever I'm at. Works wonderfully for me on my Note 4. Sometimes the app freezes, but it's not enough to not make me want to delete the app.

Justin Longbine

Pretty good app I really like the availability of the app on a phone, but it seems to cut out after 15 mins or so no matter how good my signal is. For a free-ish app I can't complain too much, always has games available.

jeremy roberts

I wish I could give it zero stars The Watch ESPN app would be awesome if it ever worked. Sure I can watch cricket, or women's basketball. Anytime I try to watch a big game on the app I get the same failure to load error. I already hate ESPN and this app has only further cemented my desire to see FOX Sports over take them as the standard in sports broadcasting.

Anna Johnson

DirecTV!! I am still reserving some judgment in case there are any performance issues (hence the four stars), but I am VERY pleased that DirecTV has been added as a provider!

Bill Sawyer

Great app for my football (soccer) addiction! I really enjoy watching matches any time of the day or night on my Nook HD!! I also like catching up on recent sports action watching Sports Center on it

Mike Smith

Can't access all programs Tells me I don't have espnu, sec channel when I do. Fix this and I'll give it 5 stars.

Ondre Brown

UI needs updating The app is a little buggy but that is to be expected. How I find the UI a little problematic as it fails to update the Feature screen in a timely manner. Also if trying to stream a popular game; for example the National Championship, the stream becomes slow and fragmented. I would to see improvement there also.

Darius Gwathney

Good but could be better Whenever big events are on the app there is always a problem but for smaller events it's great other than the times when it has to load when you are trying to watch the game. This always seems to happen in the middle of a game defining play. Don't try to cast thru Chromecast or amazon fire tv. The experience is frustrating at best.

Stephen Hardyway

Buffering sucks I got pretty excited that Directv finally jumped on board. But it wasn't without problems at first. I got error messages right off the bat. A few days later, I was finally able to watch a little bit of a show. While watching a game just yesterday, it cut into buffering that seemed never ending, and eventually the app failed all together. I had to restart the app a couple of times before I just gave up altogether.

Trent Shultz

Hello?! I even called ESPN and no help Hey! Your POS app keeps locking up my S5 phone so i have to pull the battery. Wtf is going on? Alil help maybe? Response? Something? SHMUCKS!

Jeffrey Thrower

Garbage app Constantly hangs and requires restarting while watching. Sometimes five minutes, sometimes 10 minutes, sometimes 40, but if I'm trying to watch anything other than clips of no interest, it WILL require a restart.


Won't load shows any more or if it loads it stops working after a minute or less. Also does this on iOS

Jeff Bellin

Works! I haven't put it through every pace, but I was able to watch the NCAA men's hockey championship game during an outdoor wedding reception on my smartphone. That has to count for something. :-)

matt mason

Not to bad Been having a lot of issues here lately with it not launching and a message telling to me to troubleshoot.

Curtis Milliner

Found out accidentally I had this app during the Serena vs Veka match in Madrid. Quite impressed with clarity and overall access. Well done espn.

Michael Willberg

Where do I begin First of all it force closes every time I try to use it on my phone unless I am connected to my Chromecast. Then in the middle of the event the volume just slowly turns way down to where you can't even hear it anymore. If I hit stop and then play again the sound comes back, but only for a few seconds then it goes out again. Then sometimes it comes up and says your event has ended, right in the middle of it. Other than that it works great and I love that I can watch college baseball on it.

john strayer

Worthless App Every event I try and watch is blacked out in my area. Another great job be ESPN!!! Create more junk.

Marsha Cooper

Use it every time my team plays. Never had a problem with the App. Sometimes my WiFi is lacking, but the App works great! Love it.

Eric Grant

The app needs to be updated again Can't really enjoy the game when the app constantly freezes in the middle of the game. Still a lot of bugs that need to be fix have a hard time watching any game.

Jimmy Pete

Game blacked out in my area How does this app know "my area"? Is it the address on my bill? Or is it where I am? My IP address? Gimme a break. Stupid app. Game should not be blacked out for any of those reasons.

Victor Prince

Problems streaming to chromecast Works fine in my roku, but drops out with "error connecting to network" message every five minute whenever I stream to chromecast from my phone. Consistent, persistent issue.

James Bricker

Great app for those on the go I needed this app bad...haha but seriously though it's not perfect, hence the 4 stars, but great nonetheless (Sony Z3v).... hey it let me watch my Buckeye's kick the sh*t out of the best teams in the country GO BUCKS! 42-20!!!

Clark Young

It's a great app, and shows everything over all the espn networks. I never miss any major sporting event. I just don't like how it randomly freezes up on the screen and freezes up my entire phone so much to the point where I can't even exit out of the app, please fix.

Claude Jones

Not working Have uninstalled and reinstalled many times and it continues to say the app "unfortunately" has stop. Would give 0 stars if possible. This has been a problem for a very long time and doesn't seem to be taken seriously since it hasn't been fix

Mark Rosen

Stopped Still not working on droid MAXX as of 03/18/15 still get message about watchespn has stopped, no error code or message. Use time warner. 04/23 and STILL NOT WORKING. have uninstalled/reinstalled cleared cache singed off and on and STILL WILL not stream video. Get this fixed. Have reported numerous time?

David Jennings

This app is crap The app does not want to show games. It loads for a minute or so then it says " WatchESPN has stopped working" and it does it over and over again. PLEASE FIX THIS!!!!

Courtland Jacob

Not working Started giving me a user not authorized error message. Something is wrong with the app.

Adrienne Joseph

Error message contact your provider The app worked one time, but every time I try to use it after, I get the above message, but AT&T U-Verse says there is nothing wrong on their! Trying to watch the NBA!

Matt Ryan

Error message that espn is not included in cable package App worked just fine before, but now I can only use watchespn on my desktop.

William Pettinger

Can't tell if it's Samsung 5 having problems or the app. Tried to pause during commercials and it locked up and restart the phone

Bobbi Jo Wilde

Pretty good Downloaded the app & worked great for about 20 minutes, then had problems. So glad I was only watching nba vs nfl!!!

L Ma

No Complaints The only problem I have with this app is the requirement of having a cable, sat, or similar login to unlock full channel access.

Grabin McCrack

Watch ESPN Streaming live sporting events once you get used to the clunky interface works great on ESPN3, ESPN2 still has sync issues after 35-40 minutes

Matthew Shearer

Recent Updates Suck Why can I no longer get regular ESPN anymore? I can watch the NBA finals on ESPN3, but I can't watch the Reds v Cubs on ESPN. And you can't Chromecast from the online version anymore. ESPN used to have it figured out. Now they are no better than the Big Ten Network. Congratulations.

Rodricquez Daniels

If there were a ten star rating this app would be super close to being one of them ... One thing only to possibly correct sometimes the live feeds can be ultra grainy but other than that it's the G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time) highly recommend

Jason Bahner

Freezes then shuts down It will load and let you select an event to watch but you won't be able to watch it. It tries to load but freezes before finishing and the shuts down. I've tried uninstalling and re downloading the up and searched for updates. Nothing fixes the problem...

Joshua O'Hara

Terrible Still doesn't work properly with Chromecast. Constantly losing connection. How do you people still have your jobs? Incompetent in every way possible.

Geo Generalao

It is great when everything works. There is always confusion when this app coincides with the cable provider. But when it works this app is great. Just make sure it is compatible with the cable/satellite provider. I do not like how it gets rated low because of the cable/satellite provider. It is not the app's fault.

Eddie Soto

Its ok but When i try to replay a game just continues to say stand by but it never loads up please fix thats the only reason i got app update everything works great and yes you need to pay by having a provider to me that obvious there's no free cable worth watching good app espn. Update05/23/15 I was loving this app for the nba game replay feature well that's been no good the videos available are from 1 year ago I work many hours and always when games are on please fix this and replay games shown on espn

Alon Boissiere

This app is great. I love it Just make sure you have unlimited data because it drains tons. Reception isn't always the very best. The service is. This app rocks

Bryan Pilien

Does what it needs to most of the time Works great but the final minutes of the 4th qtr of NBA finals game 2 got screwed up and was on rewind. Luckily I had a TV close by to go to.

V Paracuelles

What's the sense... If I'm not able to view live sports from my phone ( almost as big as a tablet). Viewing options are for tablets, pc's or tv... why not on my Note? I can download the app, but can't watch the content? You also have to be a subscriber of cable: TWC, Comcast, U-verse etc... I've got TWC but still can't watch my games on the go with ESPN. Sucks!

Jay Cee

Playback options; Tablet, PC, or connected TV device. Since when am I not allowed to stream on my mobile device... I pay for the qualifying services why am I not able to watch on the device of my choosing. You might as well not have this app available in the market for unsupported devices. Uninstalled.

omni crunk

Its working so far Yea its working. Watch a little bit of the cowboy/redskins highlights and I am on Metro PCS but I also have a dope phone ZTE Z-Max and it do its thing when it comes to streaming and downloading word up. Also, my carrier is att.

Marc Romero

Can't cast Sat thru 3/4 of a game with no problems... then all of a sudden it says my cast session has stopped and it won't cast again... this app needs to work out the bugs.

Chris Mccune

Constantly get Playback Error Will rate higher if I can actually watch a game longer than 1 min without getting a playback error.

Bill Gates

Good so far Seen some bad reviews but just watch my first game on the app and all went well..thank you and keep it up .. If anything change best believe I will let you know ..thank you again

Max Venturo

Makes viewing all but impossible It seems like the stream for any popular event (MNF and such) just doesn't work. I've never been able to get through a full major sporting event in this app without issues.

Trent Smith

Life saver This app have saved my life many of times when I couldn't be at home to see my team love it thanks

Steve Piatz

What's with the moron that programs the timezones into this thing. Trying to watch Division 1 women's volleyball and the event starts at 10 eastern but I can't start watching until 10 central. Already expected that since same thing an hour before. Really, really, really a poor setup - probably cuts into advertiser revenue as well. Once you get to see the event an hour into it things are good.

Jordan Dieudonne

Trash New update missed everything up now I can't watch it on my phone it has to be on a tablet or a labtop this defeats the purpose of watching ESPN anywhere you guys need to fix this ASAP.

Kyle Riddle

Constant Error App keeps disconnecting. Also with all the commercials available to ESPN you would think I wouldn't see the same one every break.

A Google User

Comcast? If apps are the future of media consumption, then shouldn't it be just as easy to open an app as it is to change channels? I ask because I'm SICK of having to log into the app every time I want to watch something. Either "Remember Me", or don't even offer that as an option.

Nick Gangi

Not compatable? Whats the point of this app if its not compatable with my galaxy s4? It used to work. Now it jusf shows me what i cant watch and tells me i need to use something else.

Aaron Lung

Use on supported tablet or computer... It kind of defeats the purpose of this app, if it isn't going to work on a phone. It used to, and now it doesn't. Reverted to an older version, still no luck.

John Peacock

Garbage Absolute trash now. I can use it on my phone, an HTC one m9 running marshmallow, but it looks like trash. On a $6000 custom built machine with Windows 10, 2 radeon r9 390 cards, 30tb of hard drives, and a 4.0 cpu with 32gb of RAM, it crashes or won't load, and when it does play, it too looks like crap, and I'm using a 28" uhd Samsung monitor. ESPN wonders why they're losing money and viewers, here's a small sampling of why.

Lawrence LeBlanc

Good...not great I like the app, but from a mobile perspective, some of the games/shows don't work. Monday night football, any 30/30 that's airing. They never work. Everything else works fine . The picture quality is prisitine. The playback is delay free. But I can't watch MNFB.

Zachary Berger

Chromecast functionality is broken ESPN's Chromecast integration isn't as stable as others. Currently I'm experiencing an issue triggered my commercials. As soon as a commercial comes on audio is slowed down to about 25% and when the game comes back on the commercial audio continues to play. Once commercial audio is all played then the game audio returns but is way off.

Rodney Floyd

Life saver! Found myself in a mountain cabin with only basic TV service Dec 30 and Jan 1. Thanks to Verizon and WatchESPN, I was rescued from having to drive over an hour and spend 2 days in a sports bar!

Dustin K


Edwin Camerino

great app! Super easy to use. Streams well, but dont check for "live" scores during breaks since there is a lag in the live stream.

Scott Sanders

So disappointing This automatically gets 1 star because you cant watch mnf in your phone

Sam Haymore

Updated Version I don't know what happened but I never use to have issues except the occasional freezing but as of 12/19, I can't watch for over 2 minutes without a play back error. Please fix.

Trevor Newton

Solid Sports Video App My opinion may be tainted bc I recently switched from a Windows phone to Android OS. Comparatively Android version beats Windows. Overall a great network app delivering both live coverage but also up to date sports highlights. I use it everyday in the morning. Only complaint would be loading speed for video being a second too long but that's having your cake and wanting to eat it too.

Stephen Martin

No live streaming on an S6 Plus.. My phone is faster than 85% of all tablets. However I'm not able to STREAM ESPN????

Daniel Miguel Jones

I did enjoy this app a lot But since recently it stops after a couple minutes of play. When problem is fixed I'll return the stars and comment to its highest praise

Stephen Pomatto

Stupid App What good is an app to watch sports on the go if I have to be connected to my home network, PC or TV? Waste of time and data

Justin Reinhart

Doesn't work on phone on home WiFi How lovely, no phones, even if connected to the same network as my Roku or PC! I can use the Time Warner app to watch EspnU, but not ESPN's own app to watch the Monday nighter. 5+ inch Note 4? Nope. Nexus 7? This is just dumb.

Ty Simone

Does its job but not for phones? Trying to watch Monday night football on my phone but the app tells me it's only compatible with a tablet, computer or tv... What's the point of an app that I can't watch on my phone!

Alex Thomas

Was good but small things are annoying Won't let me back out of a show. To go back I have to push the home button then either it freezes or goes back to home screen but the audio still plays. I either have to force stop the app or remove my battery to restart

Keiller Kyle

Just the worst Kicked me off of the NE Pats vs. Bills game and won't let me back on. Tells me I can't watch on my phone with the app. Look on my tablet, tv, or computer. Wtf espn. Seriously. Ruining everything from CT. Like you haven't screwed Bristol up enough you ruin my life too.

A Google User

Horrible. 0 stars if I could Live TV too choppy. And it's not because of my connection. Nothing else has a problem only this app no matter where it is (phone,tablet,TV) The clips are not like that but I didn't download this app just for clips. Not fun at all especially when watching the national championship game with it going in and out ever 2 minutes. Uninstalling :(

Norris Mullen

Retired Senior Cable supplier does not carry ESPN 3 and I was able to pickup a semi final collage game on my phone. Out standing.

W Collins

Can't watch every thing Sometime app shows a game live and unexpectedly stops so I just stop attempting to use

Jim Daly

Always buffering All big games, Mondagy night football, college football national championship game, never load. Or they begin and then 5 min after beginning the game just buffers for the rest of the game. ESPN clearly does not have the needed infrastructure to handle the demand. UPDATE: 2015, Absolute crap. It has been one year and live streaming still does not work. Don't believe any of the 5 star reviews. The are obviously paid reviews.

Jeffrey Thrower

Garbage app Constantly hangs and requires restarting while watching. Sometimes five minutes, sometimes 10 minutes, sometimes 40, but if I'm trying to watch anything other than clips of no interest, it WILL require a restart.

Benjamin Bidell

Doesn't work with Chromecast Worked fine for half the game and then stopped working. Works fine during commercials and then conveniently experiences a "network issue" as soon as the game comes back on.

Spencer P Tan

If you have a Chromecast and love sports, this is almost a must-have app. This app has allowed me to watch countless games at my friend's place, of which he doesn't have high def cable. Definitely a lifesaver. I have to point out that I've been having trouble steadily casting from my new Nexus 6p, but I'm sure they'll work out those bugs.

Hal Nystrom

Not showing me the game it titles I'm trying to watch my home game in California. It says it's playing my game live. The channel I select is my team. But all I see is some big 10 post game interviews.... I am missing the first first half of my game for interviews. This can't be right. Especially when you have multiple channels on this app.

Craig M

Still work to do... I can finally watch full replays without the app crashing. Live games are another story. It freezes up my device after about 30 minutes of a live event. Also, the app - and the desktop version for that matter - need a 30-second advance/reverse function. Trying to scroll backwards to watch something again is annoying and if you haven't figured out no one really wants to watch commercials then you're kidding yourselves

Chris Deaton

God awful You either lose sound or picture on all critical plays in football. Its almost as if it is on purpose. If you cant get it right, then you shouldnt even offer the app. God help us if you ever decide to start charging for it. Its absolutely worthless!!!!!

Richard Dodds

Has one major flaw I am completely satisfied with this app except for one thing. If you are watching a replay, and your device takes focus to deliver a notification (incoming call, text, etc) the app resets the replay completely - you are not returned to the replay in progress. This annoying if you get one notification, but makes watching a replay impossible if your device is quite active.

Jason Shank

Made Me rate the app to keep using it? 1 star. Odd that it doesn't crash anymore after I said yes to leaving a review.

Everett Marshall

Can't get over it This app saved my life. No more boring moments. Always something on ESPN to watch

Michael Soriano

Wtf Why the hell would the Yankee game be blacked out in my area. The whole point of being able to watch on your phone while your at work away from TV is so you can watch your sports in your area. This app sucks

Art Dog

Great Just got through watching the NBA Playoff Game between Cleveland & Detroit. Didn't notice any buffering, and it came back on right away when I unfortunately had to turn it off for a while. Signed up through my cable co. with no issues. Very impressed!

Alex Rancier

Kinda works How do you not have your OWN shows on demand in the app? PTI, ATH, First Take should be viewable on Demand

Evan Suggs

Disconnects from chromecast and no Monday Night Football Disconnects from chromecast very frequently even after restarting phone and chromecast. Also most of the time when I try to watch Monday Night Football it won't let me even though it shows it as an available program.

Luis Bosch

This app has to better an it can be VIDEO quality has to be better no doubt about it. It lags at times doesn't pick up great quality at times. And it's so delayed by like 1 min. Cmon espn developers get it going make this app a must have!!! Let's Go

Stephen Saunders

If you're soo desperate for approval that you ask me to rate your app you get 1 star More volleyball highlights less women's basketball.

Alex O'Hara

Great app! It's like watching live television. I love how I can watch Highly Questionable, Around the Horn, PTI, and SportsCenter if I'm not home to watch it. Even though I record those shows to my DVR, it's awesome to have it available no matter where I'm at! I was skeptical at first but I was hooked on it within five minutes.

Brandon Pitts

Convenient but horrible quality I have at least 5 different live TV streaming apps none of them giving me problems like this one it always takes forever to start and it's always a lagging or glitches and every commercial break Cuts feet and I have to reconnect

Darryl Reid

Won't work unless u rate this trash. All these 5⭐ ratings are fake!

Kellstin Downs

Awesome app Great app. Gives you the ability to watch all your sports wherever you may be. Great for when you are stuck at your sisters cheer competition, when you have to wait 2 hours just for her team to perform for 2 minutes ;) great app for situations like that.

Randall Wong

Needs work! Monday Night Football is blacked out? Why would a nationally televised game be blacked out in my area? Very disappointing ESPN! Another bug: the video does not play to full screen. It is cropped...showing black bars all the way around the video. This app has been around for a while now and should not sport such an inexcusable flaw. Stream is not as smooth and/or clear as other sports apps. That GS Warrior v. LAC game coverage the other night (02/20/16) was bad, too! (HTC M8).

matt wood

Works great App works great with option for chrome cast if you log in to your provider... I love it when I travel and the hotel might not have espn. So I bring my chrome cast. Cange get a little sluggish but overall quality is great and does not skip freeze or lag like the tnt app

Katie Stanifer

Live games!! Love that I can watch all my softball games and live ones. Jyst wish ot would quit freezing up my phone lately. Been freezing up to the point I have to take my battery out and restart my phone. Other than that it's a great app. Hopefully this new update fixes this problem.

Frank S

Good but could be great Sometimes during commercials it just freezes other than that it's great

Celeste Cirinna

Does the job I occasionally get a repeated "WatchESPN has quit working", and once I get past that it's ok. Sound sometimes goes out, or the picture freezes. But, it's a good app to watch LSU baseball and softball.

Jay Baldwin

ESPN Watch I love this app. It let's me get to watch all the games I want too now, cause I stay on the road and my fiance is not a huge sports fan, so I let her watch her shows and I just go to ESPN Watch and catch my games, it's just the best thing ESPN could have done! It's definitely 5 star app to me, thanks ESPN for this amazing app! Much love and God Speed!

John Walker

It's great when it works but that hardly ever happens The app crashes nearly every time it goes to commercial break, there are bad calls to cable providers which makes it difficult to sign in, if you have anything less than a stellar connection it will buffer but then jump forward, never using that buffer... This review would be longer than War and Peace if I listed all the bugs. A poor effort by ESPN.

Saul Avila

Perfect app This app is perfect for me, because I'm on the road a lot. And I can stream live from just about anywhere. I never have to miss a thing.

Jonathan Harrison

Average It's an okay app, but it tends to become frozen alot. I would suggest getting that fixed


Only way it wouldn't crash is if I rated it I keep trying to say never rate or not now, but unless I selected rate now now the app crashes. So you wanted your rating... here it is.

Marc Hendrickson

Current version Great quality video when it comes in. But it locks up A LOT. Run video for more than 15 min and everything will stop. Extremely annoying

Jennipher Haines

OKAY i just do not like when it says i cant watch what i want to .i do not like when i have to dealt it but all and all it is good I am Jennipher Haines older son who is ten years old and is one of the stars on my basketball team

Julius Reynolds

Where has this been all my life! Live games ON THE GO! Love this App. Watched the Warriors win 73 games and Kobe drop 60 in finale at the same time thanks to this App!

D.J. Lee

Love this app. Been watching sport center since 7 years old, 26 years now. No more sitting at home just to watch at 11 I can watch it anywhere I want lol

Queen Thomas

Queen Esther Life would be dull without my espn3. Thanks for the app!

Eric Bey

Life saver My cable went out and I was able to still watch sports.

George Derik Bothma

Finally Havimg moved to the US i could find manu places that streamed the super rugby or any rugby nor cricket anywhere until this. Perfect app for any sports fan.

Phil Rykyto

Who needs cable now! 5 star app now that it added the Chromecast option. Needs remind/notifications for favorite shows. Google cast on Nvidia shield TV doesn't work.

Diego Toledo

Just what I was looking for! I really love to see UEFA Champions League anywhere I go, so finally I have something to fulfill that requirement. Thanks ESPN team!

Geoff Wright

Finally worthy It's a great resource to watch rugby in America . I hope they get more rugby on the app after Super Rugby is over,other this app is useless to me

Josh Crossley

Reliable It may decrease streaming quality sometimes but that's only if YOUR connection is weak, so they'll lower the bit rate to 144p if need be, just to ensure you don't miss a second of the game. I love that they understand that concept. Well built interface as well. Good stuff ESPN!

Ed Reinert

NCAA wrestling Need to list mat #'s so u can find match u want to watch. Coverage is great but can't find right mat.

Robert Barnhart

All the action in one place. Speed, checking, a stick with a net, and a hard rubber ball. All the lacrosse I can handle and then some. Thanks ESPN!

Draven Richey

Love it I watch sports center a lot so now that I have it on my tablet, I can watch it anywhere. Yay ? #Sportscenter

Peter D


Lawrence Masucci II

Galaxy S III Great app! My wife and I have it installed. When some games run late on TV or we are out and about on a Saturday we can still catch the Alabama game....

Jesse M

Lame Sports programming for leftist weirdos. esPCn can fkoff, I intentionally don't buy from their sponsors because it's a freakshow over there and my family didn't fight, bleed, and die in wars so they could turn everyone into a bunch of androgynous wtfs

Tricia Hutto

Nice app to keep up w/game Has worked well every time I've used it. Let's me keep up with a game away from the field or the tv.

Myles Burkemper

Actually a pretty good app... ... considering ESPN hates my teams, and doesn't cover Hockey. Except Barry Melrose, he's awesome!

Brandon McCall

Sound goes out The last two games I tried to watch the NBA finals. Every time I turned it on, the sound went out, and the picture is so pixelated that you couldn't not even tell if someone was shooting a basketball. ESPN needs to make some dramatic improvements to this application, or I will not only stop using it, but will delete it off of my phone completely.

Darius Richburg

Works pretty well. I haven't had any issues since my last phone upgrade.

Kenneth Yonkers

Finicky Sometimes it lets me watch content. other times it says I need to upgrade as I don't have access to channels. No option to sign in once you select provider. How does it possibly know that I don't have access if I never put in my username?


Can only watch in spurts I would give it five stars, but it stops after like five minutes of streaming then it freezes up my phone. So i thought i found a loophole around the freezing issue by stopping the app every 4-5 minutes and starting it again, but instead of showing the stream live, it picks up where i stopped the app. Im deleting this app the second game 6 of the finals is over......

Andy Frisch

Decent app, but for the love of God.... Can you PLEASE stop playing the exact same commercials every.single.break? It's like you're trying to cause schizophrenia... is that what you want??


WatchESPN works flawlessly and less freezing performance The app finally works on all ESPN Channels on good internet connection with less freezing and stability streaming on all channels perfectly, thanks.

Paul Woo Hoogenstyn

Super buggy. Will stream on device but when trying to Google Cast it, it gets stuck on the ESPN logo. The app doesn't refresh with what is live on the different channels.

Stacey Hicks

Watch ESPN app This is an overall good app, I am enjoying watching the nba finals while away from home. Some times the screen freezes during or right after commercials, but that may be due to poor internet wifi connection

A Google User

What's with the blackouts for best games and or certain devices??! Please allow viewing of all ESPN limits or blackouts should exist on ESPN app as long as you have valid login. Also app won't even load over my cell network, only WiFi even when if I am in good coverage area.

Sarah Beckstead

S 5 Worked great at first then started to glitch out way bad. I hope they improve because it's NBA final season people $

John Warner

Awesome! I have really enjoyed this app. Just the fact that I can watch the live games on the go makes it worthwhile. Only bad part is the commercials repeat in random places at random times. That's really the only reason it's not five stars. Other than that, I would highly recommend this app! Great work developers! My thanks to you for this.

Ken Bowman

Pretty good, could be better. Needs more satellite and cable providers. I am watching my WhiteSox beat up on The Cubs, 8 to 3 right now, so that's pretty good.

Jill Wilson

Pretty easy to use But it is occasionally difficult to find what I want to watch.

John Batchelor

Slow to load Slow loading gives you time to load up the snacks and get a cool one. Streaming is great!!

John Scott

Great app. I love being able to watch the nba finals through this app. Live feed loads quickly when using 4G, streams in high definition, the guide is easy to navigate and the functionality seems almost perfect. Added with the ability to cast to my smart TV, or other casting devices, seamlessly, without interruption, delay or lag makes this the definite sports app with nothing else coming close.

varun reddy

Perfect Keeps getting better and better. Starts out with lower clarity and improves to hd.

Michael Frontiera

Could be GREAT Idea Is there anyway you can setup a PS4 App like a Hulu or Netflix app for this and a dIrect pay system for us that don't have a cable our satellite provider? I can't afford $150 a month for a provider but I could pay $15 - $20 a month for my favorite ESPN channels

Mike Whit

It's cool! All games should be viewable when you're subscribed with cable company. Shouldn't have to have a package but, some how I'm able to watch them that are locked at times.

J Harw

Love the replays! I love being able to watch favorite events over and over on my mobile devices without a dvr...perfect when traveling.

A Google User

Works well I use this with my Galaxy 2 7.0 tablet and my Samsung galaxy S7 Edge. Works very nicely with both. Able to watch games that I can't see on local cable. Great app. Love it!

Keith Willis

Many Versions in now ESPN has done a good job keeping bugs to a minimum and constantly improving the app. Works well on my S5.

Jamison Smith

Ok. I like having access to all the content. The app itself kind of sucks though. If I keep it paused for too long it goes back to the main menu I lose my place. It would be nice to have a 30-second fast forward and Rewind. It would be nice to be able to pick up where I left off after watching


Can't watch anything I have tried numerous times to try and watch stuff on this app and not once have I been able to view ANYTHING!!! Always says unable to view try again later.

Robert Lindenberger

Best Sports App Love this app! The picture quality is superb! The streaming is fast! A "must have" app for all die hard sports fanatics!!

Jon Tarr

Best Live sports app Watch ESPN app is the best thing they've done in a long time. Fast streaming, has saved me several times when stuck without my tv.

Keith crittenden

Always locked can't watch anything Every time I download this app I can't watch anything on it. All the shows have been locked. What's the point of advertising this when u can't watch anything on it at any time. Just terrible


Crashes Alot, but still worth the download considering there aren't many apps that let you stream live.

Arthur Jones

Sound issues.. Constantly loses audio.. fix plz.. add more content to on demand

Abba Firaa

Works great with Chromecast My favorite app for all sports news and shows. Lately updates makes this app set the bar for the rest of streaming live TV on the go. I highly recommend for those who gave less than 4 stars review to reconsider their rating - Definitely above 4.5.

Scott Welsch

Stupid app, what is the point of this app if you have to pay a provider? If I wanted to watch it I'd just pay timewarner! 1 star.

David Vilsaint

The best sports app!! This app is my life lol I barely have time to catch up with sports because of my newborn son and working 2 jobs, but this app helps me out!!!

Dane Howard

Cut out every few minutes I had some friends over to watch game 3 of the NBA final. The Chromecast cut out (and was not playing on my phone either) every time it went to a commercial break. This needs to be fixed. I was casting from an LG G4.

Louis Keen

Functional Works most of the time. On local wifi that is extremely stable for other apps but loses connectivity occasionally for this app

Steven Terrones

Vizio Smartcast Cast button does not recognize my new Vizio smart cast tv. All others cast apps on my phone do though. Please help!

Michael Creighton

Sucks This app blows. Can't even load videos of replays or live. It just times out and goes back to the menu. Tried to send feedback and that couldn't even load. Stick with the desktop or tablet. Stay away from the phone. It's pretty decent on other devices

Walter Kelly

Horrible!!! Straight HOT GARBAGE!!!! Freezes up everytime i try to stream something. Plays for maybe 5min or half way through the show and freezes up have to restart my phone half the time

BigDouja Fresh

It works Been using this app for abt 9 months on an old Note II that is getting ready to die. And it works consistently. Is it perfect? No but I catch all my ESPN shows no matter where I'm at as long as I have a mobile or WIFI connection. Good app. UPDATE: This app has gotten more stable.

Ollie Ball

Can't chromecast The only reason ever to get this app is to chromecast, and it's busted. Holds a solid connection 3 minutes tops. Chromecast works perfectly with all other apps, so don't put the blame on it.

Namit Saksena

Works well! Can watch ESPN App does what it says on the box, watch ESPN. Would be great if it could have the GoogleCast feature like HBONOW app to play from phone directly to my TV!

dan ford

No nfl on phone. Why can't I stream Monday night football on my phone. I work 12 hour swing shifts and that includes 2 Monday night's per month. I pay out hundreds of dollars to direct tv to be able to enjoy my games. I don't have a tablet and will not carry my computer to work. I watch college football all day long with my phone so why not nfl? This app and my phone have the capability of streaming I pay for the channel through direct tv. I'm pissed

Daniel Coyne

Get it together espn.. Terrible. it says available on tablet, computer or connected TV device. Considering that the majority of people using this app are on mobile you would think to make it compatible. then after you click okay 5-6 times you eventually get your game only to have it freeze 2 min later. using an S7 edge. get your sh*t together espn!

Beverly Lawson

Watch ESPN Tried on both IPad and cellphone (android) to watch the Boise State vs. Washington St. game and it wasn't available on either one. Very frustrating when ESPN2 delayed showing this game because of game showing before this one running over and said it could be viewed on ESPN app. Have used app before with success. BSU game is now starting 2nd quarter and still not showing.

WTF? I downloaded this app to stream the BSU game that was supposed to be playing on ESPN 2, but wasn't due to poor scheduling by ESPN. The game FINALLY shows up in the home screen and the dumbass app "can't find it." I've not been a fan of ESPN before due to their obvious dislike of the STL Cardinals. Nice work, ESPN... LOL

Dave DuPlantis

Unreliable, just like on other platforms It'd be great if it actually worked properly, but it frequently drops quality or even loses the connection even when your network connection is fine. Then it takes forever to restart, and to get back to the game you were watching. Sling could do this ten times better.

Garrett Williams

Was a great app but now its awful. This app used to be awesome, it was the only way i could watch my college teams play. At some point during the most recent updates however i get the message, "Available on your tablet, computer, or tv connected device." Regardless of what im trying to watch. If its not going to work on cellphones anymore that needs to be in BIG BOLD LETTERS right at the top of the "what's new" list. If this is a glitch and is fixed before college football kickoff i will give it a 5 star rating again.


WatchESPN works flawlessly and less freezing performance but can't stream NFL games on phones The app finally works on all ESPN Channels on good internet connection with less freezing and stability streaming on all channels perfectly, thanks. UPDATE 9/12: Cannot stream NFL games on phones, it says only available on Tablets, PC, & Connected TVs.

A Google User

NOW YOU REMOVE THE ABILITY TI CAST?! Screw you you money hungry scum! Since the last update I can't cast to my TV.. what a joke.. way to bend over for your overlords(comcast) and others.. pathetic

Marquelle Owes

The App Was Woking Perfectly Fine Now When I Try To Watch A Game It Says "Available On Your Tablet, Computer Or Mobile Device" Then The Screen Closes. Will Be A 5* Once This Issue Is Fixed.

Bbctree P

Good stuff when works It told me for Monday night football that I could watch it on my TV, laptop or tablet but I cannot watch it on my phone. Why would i need the app if i was at home. So stupid wtf. When it works its great

Norman Tebbit

Utter Garbage. Never Works. Downloaded 4 times and deleted 4 times on a Samsung Tab S2. Cable provider log in correctly shows up in upper right corner. Every other streaming app works fine, including NBC Sports, Netflix, Amazon Prime and U Tube. App loads whatever live feed is selected but then the white wheel spins until it stops and the live feed closes.

Joey Flinchum

Great app on the move! U can watch all your live games while not being at home great innovation just get rid of the ads please if no ads I would give 5 stars or just cut down on some of them ads Thxs.

Ron A.

Very device dependent The app works beautifully on my phone, but on my tablet it freezes during commercial breaks. It would also be nice if replays were available for longer. With some leagues, Sunday's game may be gone by Thursday. Or why not reintroduce games during the off-season so we can get our fix?

Michael S

Doesn't work on my Galaxy s7 and... And I'm ready a lot of people can't watch Monday night football on their phones. It says only on a tablet, computer or TV device. Come on I work every Monday night. ESPN app sucks now

Chris Camacho

Good luck Good luck finding what you want. I tried a bunch of times to stream the oj documentary and each time it just put me on a home screen with oj no where to be found. Awesome job, espn, no wonder all the good personalities are leaving...

Ben Carter

Love it so far Amazing video clarity on my Note 7 with this app. And a lot of choices of events to watch. Glad to be able to watch sports on the go, which i constantly am. I have only used it for a couple hours. I'll update if any issues come up.

blake smith

Needs work Great design but difficult to watch games. I couldn't watch the Houston vs FL St game yesterday or the Notre Dame vs Texas game today. It would load then stop and take me back to the watchespn home page.

Joey Henderson

Can't stream Monday night football? What's the deal? I can log in but says I can only stream Monday night football from a tablet, computer, or connected streaming device. How is there that big of a difference between streaming on a phone vs tablet? Bogus.

corey scales

Useless af If u want to miss an nfl game then download this bs of an app I signed in with xfinity and dish network and no football and its a game that's local quit bullshiting people fix this

Austin Lee

Trouble logging in I have two xfinity accounts. One of them is for internet only and doesn't include tv while another account has ESPN. The app always automatically logs me in using my non-tv account and I'm never able to watch games on watch ESPN

Ben Pierson

Casting doesn't work with Vizio P-series TV. Apparently a known issue, but no word from ESPN on a fix. The app doesn't even recognize the TV as being a castable location. Every other app (Netflix, Vudu, Plex) works without any issue.

A Google User

Lack of providers Update: now 2016 & app looks & runs much better, but my ISP is still not listed despite being an Espn3 provider for years. Even worse: can't use website to watch games, it forces you to this app. Absolutely terrible.

alan drapeau

Stupid bugs. Works perfectly fine on my Xbox one and my laptop. However when I use it in my phone it says I am not authorized in current package even though I mist certainly am. This better be fixed my next weekend's big kick off.

Dane Curley

Not for phones I could use it on a computer, tablet or connected t.v. not on my phone. I would give it 0 stars, but it won't let me. Sorry I don't own a tablet Disney....What's the point of a mobile app that doesn't work on your phone?

"Event Cannot Be Found" Wanted to watch my college team's game, but the game on TV before it went into overtime. ESPN on TV said I could see my game streaming via the app, but when I tried to watch it I just got an "Event Cannot Be Found" error. Frustrating!!!!!

Chris Brown

Does not play video I keep getting an error message available on my tablet, or computer. Im not sure whats different from a phone versus a tablet they are both mobile platforms my g6 edge is as big as a small tablet. So they get one star.

Asghar Khan

Works great Works fine but it doesn't show what's on at the time. For example It's 3pm and they still have the 12pm show on there as the title. It takes a while before it changes. Sometimes I have to turn it off and back on a couple of times.

Shawn Gould

Completely useless Downloaded to watch the Oregon game because TCU-ARK went into OT. Main feed wouldn't load on chrome cast which tells me they blacked it out. Could watch everything else fine including ironically the Spanish feed of the Oregon game. Made me laugh on that one. Will be deleting this 5 seconds after I post this.

This was dumb. I had to provide my cable network provider to waych it but why the hell would i have to! Im not home i would my WiFi to watch it which is stupid because I'd be watching it on TV!

Jeremy Stovall

No phone access, really? Why did u guys take the phones out. Only way I watched espn access. So dumb. Otherwise a good app bring back the phone access then u will get 5 stars again.

Ryan Kirkpatrick

Black outs I logged in to time warner and it tells me the event is blacked out, my friend. Logged in through charter right next to me and its not blacked out

Cameron Williams

Can't use on my phone Won't let me watch the game on my S7 even though it's available. Why is the app available on my phone if that game is not. Says only available on tablet, computer, or tv device. So lame, what's the point of the app?

Mike Murphy

Last season (2015) this app worked great for catching out of area games, this year (2016) it sucks. Its broadcasts on Chromecast work for about a minute or two then a screen pops up that says "This game is blacked out in your area" (wrong!). Chromecast broadcasts are of low quality when they actually work. Note that other Chromecast apps (Showtime, HBO) work great on my system. On my PC there are so many 3rd party tracking cookies and other 3rd party trackers that it continuously asks me to log in after I've successfully logged in. What a frustrating experience.

Rick Marx

Garbage! App won't let me watch Monday night football, it keeps saying watch on tablet or computer which I have tried both. Some BS!

Thomas Ford

Love it! I'm able to watch a wide variety of sports while on the go. I don't want to jinx myself, but I've never had any problems with this app! I can't give it more than 5 stars, or I would. If you're a sports fan, get this app.

Cody Geyer

Works great Have failed to have a problem yet wish it didn't suck up so much data when streaming I'd watch it a lot more if that changed but they might not be able to help that so no biggie

Charles Foster

Live Can't watch Monday Football. Says available on tablet computer or connected tv device. Then closes the stream. Pointless, can't do the one thing it's made for.

James Halterman

Hangs up. During last night's game. App would just hang up and just spin. Had to reboot app . Very annoying. Still hangs up. But maybe it is operator error. Over all nice app

Jimmy Turner

Used to crash now audio doesn't work Update on 9/5. Audio still crashes. Used to be 5 star app but crashes constantly now. Then was a 2 star app. Now doesn't crash but audio cuts out constantly while maintaining video. Fix the issues and 5 stars again you shall be.

Too many problems Whether it's my device or satellite provider or the app itself, I experienced too many instances of poor picture quality, lost sound, and clocking delays. I love the convenience and the availability of games when my team is not on tv. So, I do plan to use it again.

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