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How to Watch ESPN Plus on an LG Smart TV

You are one of the biggest sports fans who cannot stand to miss their favorite games? Are you a sports person? If that’s the case, you need ESPN Plus on LG TV to stream your favorite sports events at a large display! There are various preloaded apps that LG smart TVs can stream content, browse the internet, or play games among others. One of the most popular among these is ESPN+. By default, there is no ESPN Plus on LG Smart TVs. Fortunately, though, some lesser-known or indirect methods can be employed for watching ESPN plus on LG Smart TV with an Android device that has been connected to a VPN.

What is ESPN Plus and what does it offer?

ESPN+ is a paid streaming service provided by the popular sports media company, ESPN. 2018 saw the launch of ESPN+ which offers live sports events, original content, and exclusive programming, focusing more on niche sports and leagues that are not usually covered in detail by mainstream television networks.  ESPN+ delivers a wide array of sports content – live events, replays and original programming. Some of the sports covered by ESPN+ include:

  • College Football, Basketball, Baseball, etc.
  • UFC and boxing
  • Major League Soccer (MLS)
  • National Hockey League (NHL)
  • Major League Baseball (MLB)
  • Grand Slam tennis
  • Golf, including PGA Tour events

How to Watch ESPN+?

You have to subscribe in order to watch ESPN+. The subscription starts at $6.99 per month or alternatively, the price is reduced to $69. You can register with ESPN+ by visiting the ESPN website or through its app. Here’s how you can get ESPN+ on your Smart TV:

Get a Streaming Device

Everyone searches for cheap and easy ways to their favorite sites Disney Plus, Amazon Prime, Netflix Max YouTube, LG Smart TV or Apple TV Plus. The best way to do that is by getting streaming devices such as Roku and Firestick.

For Firestick

  • Subscribe to Ivacy VPN
  • Navigate to the Fire Stick App Store, download and install Ivacy VPN.
  • Go to your Firestick home screen, and select the magnifying glass-like Search icon.
  • Search for ESPN in the search field.
  • After the installation starts, click on the ESPN app and the Get button to download successfully.
  • Now, go to Fire Stick Home Screen and open the ESPN Plus app.

Start streaming your favorite sports on the bigger screen by logging in using ESPN+ credentials.

For Roku:

  • Subscribe to Ivacy VPN
  • Install Ivacy VPN on your Firestick.
  • Connect to a US server.
  • Navigate to the Roku Home Screen.
  • Click on the Search
  • Enter ESPN in the search bar and press enter, then select ESPN from the list that opens up.
  • Click OK and choose Add Channel.
  • Now press OK when you are done.

Use Your Desktop Computer or Laptop

You might also install the ESPN app and watch content on your laptop. It can be watched on your TV when you hook it up with an HDMI to LG Smart TV or casting, but this will only work if you are in the US. People looking forward to streaming ESPN Plus on their laptop outside US should get a VPN. Here’s how you can watch ESPN Plus on LG TV using an HDMI cable:

  • Subscribe to Ivacy VPN
  • Install Ivacy VPN on Firestick.
  • Connect to a US VPN Server.
  • Install the desktop app of ESPN Plus on your computer.
  • Now go to the app and click Log in.
  • Now log in using your credentials.

Use the Web Browser

First of all, in case you don’t want to buy a streaming device and watch ESPN+ your LG Smart TV comes equipped with the built-in WebOS app. First, open up the web browser and go to the ESPN website. Then, log in using your membership credentials to access all of your ESPN+ content on your LG Smart TV.


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