How to Activate ESPN on Fire TV

Do you think whether it’s possible to activate ESPN on Fire TV? This article is the answer to your questions. At the end of this article, you will understand how to find the ESPN app activation code for your Fire TV and how to use and activate ESPN on Fire TV using https://espn.com/activate.

However, for ESPN+ (ESPN Plus), you will be required to subscribe to the ESPN plan depending on what you can afford. And since you can hit the cancellation button anytime, you can opt out after the ESPN plug free trial.

But for ESPN (free version), no subscription is required to start using the ESPN app on your Amazon Fire TV.

We also came to realize that Fire TV (smart TV) and tablet users are both in need of the quickest way to install the ESPN app on their Fire device and start streaming from the comfort of their home.

Therefore, this article will cover how to activate ESPN on Fire TV and Fire Tablet.Activate ESPN on Fire TV

Install ESPN App on Fire TV

Follow the steps we discussed below to download and install the ESPN app on your Fire TV.

  • Switch on your Amazon Fire TV.
  • Press the “Home” button.
  • Use the Fire TV main menu to search for the “ESPN App.” Or, use the Fire TV voice search to search for the app.
  • Select the “ESPN app” from the search result suggestions.
  • Click on the “Download” or “Get.”
  • Wait for a couple of seconds or minutes for your Fire TV to download and install the ESPN app on your device.

Once the ESPN app has been added successfully to your Amazon Fire TV, the app will be accessible under “Apps.” And, now, we will move to how to activate the ESPN app on your Amazon Fire TV.

Meanwhile, if the ESPN app is not available on your Fire TV apps store, it means that the ESPN app does not support the Fire TV version.

ESPN Activation Code for Fire TV

There is a need to generate the ESPN activation code to link the platform to your streaming devices. The ESPN code for the Amazon Fire TV can only be used Fire TV, and it often has a 1-hour expiration.

However, if the activation code is expired, you need to open the ESPN app on the Fire TV to generate a new activation code and https://espn.com/activate/firetv.

  • Open the ESPN app on your Amazon Fire TV.
  • Select the “Sign in” button.
  • Take note of the ESPN activation code for Fire TV and espn.com/activate.

Once the ESPN code and https://espn.com/activate for the Fire TV have populated on the TV screen, you will see instructions on using the activation code to activate the ESPN on your Fire TV.

Activate ESPN on Fire TV

The procedures to activate ESPN on Fire TV are discussed below. Do note that this only works on supported Amazon Fire TV devices.

  • Switch on your Amazon “Fire TV” and connect the device to your WiFi or Hotspot.
  • Press the “Home” button on your Fire TV remote.
  • Navigate to “Apps” >> ESPN.”
  • Choose “Log In.”
  • Take note of the Fire TV activation code and https://espn.com/activate.
  • Go to https://espn.com/activate on your smartphone or computer browser.
  • Enter the “ESPN activation code for your Fire TV.”
  • Click on the “Continue” button.
  • Sign in to your “ESPN account.”
  • Done.

The ESPN account will be linked to your Amazon Fire TV. And you ESPN account will be available, and you will be able to access and stream your content on your device.

ESPN not Working on Fire TV

For some reason, the ESPN app may fail to work on your Fire TV after performing the above steps. However, we have come up with the following ways to fix the ESPN app not working on your Fire TV (Amazon).

Restart your Fire TV

The first step to fix ESPN activate on Fire TV not working is to restart the device.

  • Unplug the Fire TV from the wall socket or power socket.
  • Wait for a couple of seconds or minutes and plug the cable into the power socket.
  • Press and hold the Play & Pause button at the same time.
  • Hold the buttons together for at least 5 seconds.
  • Choose “Settings >> Device >> Restart” from your Fire TV menu.
  • Done.

Now, the Fire TV will close all opened apps and restart after a few seconds.

Once the Fire TV has restarted, navigate to the ESPN app on your TV and follow the steps above to activate it or open the app to see whether it will load all content on your ESPN subscription.

Update your Fire TV Firmware

Follow the steps below to check for a new update on your Fire TV and update it if an update is available.

  • Press the “Home” button on your Fire TV remote.
  • Navigate to “Settings.”
  • Choose “My Fire TV.”
  • Choose “About.”
  • Choose “Check for System Update.”
  • Done.

Now, the Amazon Fire TV will check whether you are using the latest software update or not. If there is an update available, you will be prompted to download and install it on your Fire TV; otherwise, you will be told that your device is running the latest firmware version.

With this guide, you should activate ESPN on Fire TV and fix ESPN not working on the smart TV.

Leave a Comment