Visit the Roku website to add WATCHESPN channel
You will be asked to log in to your Roku account before adding the channel.
Wait for 24 hours or less for the channel to be added
You can skip the automatic daily check for updates by updating your Roku device manually
Once the update completes in a few minutes, you can watch your newly added Roku channel.
To access ESPN+ on your Roku stick, you’ll need to download the dedicated app. With the Roku plugged into an HDMI port and powered through a USB port or power outlet, it takes only a few minutes to sign up for an ESPN+ subscription and download the app.
Sign up for ESPN+
Sign up for ESPN+
Ensure the Roku is connected to the Internet
Scroll to the “Roku Channel Store” (or search “ESPN+” in the “Search” feature)
Scroll to find the “ESPN Channel”
Select “Add Channel”
Launch the ESPN app
Select the “Settings” icon in the top right corner
On your PC or mobile device, go to “espn.com/activate”
Input the code provided on your Roku and select “Continue”
Input your current ESPN credentials used to sign up for ESPN+
Those steps will link your ESPN+ subscription to your ESPN app. You can then scroll to the “ESPN+” or “Originals” tabs to find the ESPN+ content you want to watch.
Choose STREAMING CHANNELS on the Roku home screen
Search for ESPN directly using the search function on the homepage
You will be presented with several options
Choose ESPN and press OK on your remote
The ESPN channel will be added to your room device – it’ll be the last channel on the list.
Activating your ESPN or ESPN+ You can only watch live shows or videos on the ESPN channel after activation. By activation, it means you need to authenticate your Roku device subscription. To do this, log in to the ESPN+ and follow the steps below: Note that this only works for subscribers of a pay-TV service.
After opening the ESPN channel on your Roku device, locate the gear icon. It is usually in the menu bar at the top of the screen.
This takes you to the settings menu. Chose PROVIDERS ACCOUNT >> ACTIVATE LIVE TV. You will see your activation code – quickly write it down somewhere.
Proceed immediately to www.espn.com/activate an internet-enabled device. Type in the activation code you’ve noted down and click CONTINUE.
The provider screen comes next. Here, choose your cable, streaming TV, or satellite service provider.
The next and final step is to sign in to your TV services provider. If you do not have the credentials, feel free to contact your provider.