Home » How to Stream NBC Sports on Android TV/ Android TV Box

How to Stream NBC Sports on Android TV/ Android TV Box

by Natalie
NBC Sports on Android TV

NBC Sports is the NBC network streaming app which allows you to watch live sports events and highlights of matches from the NBC Sports TV channel. The NBC Sports app is available to download for free on your Android TV from the Play Store. When you are living outside the US, you can sideload the app through Downloader and watch the content using a VPN.

The NBC Sports app covers most sports events, and you can enjoy them watching on your TV. For instance, you can watch NFL Sunday Night Football, PGA TOUR, Premier League (soccer), French Open (tennis), and NFL Matches on your Android TV via NBC Sports. By subscribing to the NBC Gold pass, you will get access to stream Monster Energy Supercross, Tour de France, Six Nations Championship, Premiership Rugby, Trail Blazers games, and much more premium content.  In addition, you can also stream the preview of upcoming events and highlights of past events. You can stream live sports from the USA Network, Golf Channel, CNBC, Telemundo Deports, and more on your Android TV through NBC Sports.

This article discusses the various ways to watch NBC Sports content on your Android TV. You can also stream the NBC Sports content through the NBC Sports official website, side-load the app, or cast the NBC Sports content from your smartphone to your Android TV.


NBC Sports is a free streaming service. However, you need to be subscribed to a TV provider service to log in. For instance, sign in to NBC Sports with the account credentials of your DirecTV Stream, fuboTVSling TV, or YouTube TV account.

How to Install NBC Sports on Android TV

[1] Go to the home screen on your Android TV and click on Apps.

[2] Open the Google Play Store and click the Search icon.

Open the Google Play Store and search for NBC Sports

[3] Enter NBC Sports in the search bar and search for the app.

[4] You will get a list of the suggested apps. Choose the NBC Sports app.

[5] Click Install to get the app on your Android TV.

[6] Wait for the download to finish, and then click Open to launch the NBC Sports app.

How to Activate NBC Sports on Android TV

[1] When you launch the app, you will get the NBC Sports Activation Code.

[2] Using any web browser on your PC or phone, go to the NBC Sports Activation site [https://www.nbc.com/nbcuniversalfamily/activate].

[3] Type in your Activation Code and click on Continue.

Enter the activation code and click Continue

[4] Following that, enter your TV Provider account credentials to complete the activation process.

[5] Now, the NBC Sports app will be activated on your Android TV. You can choose your favorite content and stream it on your TV screen.

How to Install NBC Sports on Android TV Outside USA

If you can’t find NBC Sports in the Play Store, it must be geo-restricted. Therefore, you need to use the Downloader app to sideload the APK file.

[1] Get the Downloader app on your Android TV from the Play Store.

Install Downloader to sideload NBC Sports on Android TV

[2] Click the Settings icon on your Android TV.

[3] From the options, go to Device Preferences → Security & Restrictions.

Select Security & Restrictions.

[4] Click Unknown Sources → Turn on the Downloader toggle.

[5] Now, open the Downloader app on Android TV from the home screen and tap Allow to accept the storage permissions.

[6] Choose Home from the left pane, and enter the download link of NBC Sports APK (http://bit.ly/2MnUlDk) in the URL field.

Enter the download link of NBC Sports APK in the URL box

[7] Click Go to download the APK file on your Android TV.

[8] Once the file is downloaded, open it and click Install.

[9] Install any of the VPNs on your Android TV, like NordVPN or ExpressVPN, and connect to the USA server.

[10] Now, open the app and stream any content you wish.

How to Cast NBC Sports on Android TV

The NBC Sports app is compatible with the built-in Cast support. With that, you can easily cast the NBC Sports from your smartphone to Android TV.

[1] First, you need to install the NBC Sports app from the Google Play Store or App Store.

[2] Connect your smartphone and Android TV to the same WiFi network.

[3] Open the NBC Sports app on your smartphone and log in with your TV Provider account, if required.

[4] Tap the Cast icon on top of the screen to enable casting.

CLick Cast icon to watch NBC Sports

[5] From the list of devices, choose your Android TV.

[6] Play the video content on the app. Now, the content will appear on your Android TV.

How to Watch NBC Sports Using Browser

In the Play Store, there are quite a number of web browsers available for Android TV. You can use any of those web browsers on your Android TV to access NBC Sports.

[1] Open a web browser on your Android TV.

[2] Enter the NBC Sports Website URL [https://www.nbcsports.com/] in the address bar and go to that website.

Visit NBC Sports website

[3] The website’s home screen will appear on the TV screen.

[4] Click the Login button and enter your TV Provider credentials.

[5] Once logged in, you can access your favorite content on your Android TV.

Supported Android TVs

  • Sony Smart TV
  • Sharp Smart TV
  • TCL Smart TV
  • Panasonic Smart TV
  • Hisense Smart TV
  • Philips Smart TV
  • JVC Smart TV
  • Skyworth Smart TV

Supported Android TV Box

  • Nvidia Shield TV
  • Airtel Xstream
  • MXQ Pro 4K
  • Mi Box 4K


1. Can I watch NBC Sports on my Smart TV?

Yes, NBC Sports is supported on Samsung Smart TVs, Android TVs, LG Smart TVs, and Vizio Smart TVs.

2. How to update the NBC Sports app on Android TV?

You can update the NBC Sports app on Android TV by visiting the Google Play Store. Look for the updates and choose the NBC Sports app to update the app.

3. Does Google TV have NBC Sports?

The Chromecast with Google TV has the official NBC Sports app in the Play Store that you can download easily for free.

You may also like

Leave a Comment