How to Activate CBS Sports on Fire TV via cbssports.com/firetv

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Looking for an all-in-one app that streams live sports across every major sport, including NFL & NCAA football, WNBA & NCAA basketball, NHL hockey, NASCAR, WWE, UFC, PGA Tour golf, and MLB baseball?

Get the CBS Sports app on your favorite device, including your Fire TV device to watch free and paid sports events. When you sign in with a participating TV provider, you get to explore a larger library containing thousands of hours of premium content from CBS Sports Network, CBS, and Paramount+.

Go through this guide to learn how to activate CBS Sports on Fire TV via cbssports.com/firetv.

About CBS Sports Network

Originally launched as the National College Sports Network, CBS Sports Network is an American pay-TV network acquired by CBS in 2006. It got its present name in 2011, after rebranding as the CBS College Sports Network in 2008.

CBS Sports Network is “owned by the CBS Entertainment Group unit of Paramount Global.” As of 2015 (May), the pay television network was available to more than 61 million pay television households in the country.

Today, the channel offers everything sports – covering live coverage every day. In addition, CBS Sports continues to delight fans by delivering exclusive access to the biggest sports events – breaking news, in-depth analysis, scores & statistics, live & on-demand video, and fantasy games.

With the CBS Sports app on your Fire TV device, you wouldn’t miss a moment of excitement, watch live sports, real-time scores, and track every play.

CBS Sports on Fire TV – Top Features

The best way to stay on top of the game is to get the CBS Sports app on your device. You will have all of this for free:

  • 24/7 live sports news & highlights with CBS Sports HQ
  • On-demand highlights from your favorite leagues
  • Betting advice from SportsLine insiders
  • Enjoy daily fantasy shows like Fantasy Football Today
  • Pre-and-post game coverage of major events

With your Paramount+ or TV provider login details,

Pre-Activation Checklist (cbssports.com/firetv)

What should you possess for a hassle-free streaming experience? Please go through the checklist below.

  • An updated Amazon Fire TV device.
  • A second device like a mobile phone, tablet, or computer.
  • Must use a high-speed Wi-Fi network.
  • Sign-in details with Paramount+ or TV provider.

Supported Devices for cbssports.com/activate

Apart from Fire TV, the CBS Sports app is compatible with the following devices:

  • Roku
  • Android TV
  • Apple TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • LG Smart TV
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • VIZIO Smart TV
  • Sony Smart TV
  • iPhone/ iPad
  • Android Phone/ Tablet
  • Windows
  • Mac

TV Providers Offering CBSSN

If the free (available) content isn’t enough for you, it is time to upgrade your plan. CBS Sports Network is offered by all leading cable service providers. Please have a look here –

Check the complete list here and contact your TV provider if you don’t find CBS Sports.

How to Add CBS Sports App to Amazon Fire TV?

Fire TV is an excellent streaming device by Amazon to watch live sports, movies, shows, and whatnot. It is home to tens of thousands of apps, channels, and Alexa skills to facilitate your streaming experience.

The latest CBS Sports app seems to have found a place in the Amazon AppStore on Fire TV, hence making the activation process super-easy.

  • Fire up your Fire TV device.
  • Press the Home icon on the remote to access the home screen.
  • Navigate your way to the Amazon AppStore.
  • Use the virtual keyboard to type CBS Sports.
  • Select the CBS Sports app once the search results show up.
  • Click Get to install the app.

Once the app is installed, you would like to return to the home screen to locate the app.

Visit cbssports.com/firetv to Activate CBS Sports Network on Fire TV

If you are determined to proceed with the remaining steps to activate your Fire TV device to stream CBS Sports, please check the following steps. (Or, if you wish to accomplish the process later, you can do that too.)

  • Open the app and enter the required login details upon prompted.
  • A new activation screen will open, carrying a code and cbssports.com/firetv.
  • Go to cbssports.com/activate or cbssports.com/firetv on your mobile phone or laptop.
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Visit cbssports.com/firetv to enter code
  • Enter the cbssports com firetv activation code displayed on your TV screen.
  • Click Next.
  • Input the required details.
  • Stick to the on-screen prompts to complete the process.

As soon as the device is activated, the CBS Sports app screen will load automatically. Check whether you can access an event by browsing a program and playing it on your Fire TV.

How to Watch CBS Sports without Cable on Fire TV?

There’s nothing to be worried about if you are a cord cutter. You can watch CBSSN live without cable with DirecTV Stream, YouTube TV, FuboTV, or Hulu.

  • DirecTV Stream: DirecTV Stream has four (4) affordable packages to choose from –
  • a) DirecTV Stream Entertainment ($69.99/ month) offers 65 channels, including CBS Sports Network.
  • b) DirecTV Stream Choice ($89.99 per month) offers 90 channels, including CBBSN.
  • c) DirecTV Stream Ultimate ($104.99 per month) offers 130 channels, including the CBS Sports Network.
  • d) DirecTV Stream Premier is the most expensive package available at $140.99 per month. It offers 140 channels, including CBS Sports.
  • YouTube TV: Subscribe to YouTubeTV for $64.99 per month and watch 85 channels, including CBS Sports Network.
  • FuboTV: Both Fubo Pro and Fubo Elite offer CBS Sports Network. You can subscribe to these packages at $69.99/ month and $79.99/ month respectively.
  • Hulu: Hulu + Live TV is available at $69.99 per month and offers 67 channels, including CBS Sports. It has only 50 hours of cloud DVR storage.