How to Listen to ESPN Radio on an iPhone

Two Methods:Using the Music ApplicationUsing the ESPN Radio App

ESPN Radio is where you can get all the news and information about sports. You can listen to ESPN Radio on your iPhone by using an application called ESPN Radio. This application is where you can listen in on all the ESPN updates in just one place. You can also listen to ESPN Radio by using the Music application on your iPhone and searching for ESPN stations.

Method 1
Using the Music Application

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    Launch the Music app. Launch the Music application on your iPhone. It has a music note icon as its logo. Tap on it to launch it.
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    Tap the “Radio” option. It is located at the bottom left of the Music app home screen.
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    Tap the "+" button to add a station. This will open the New Station screen.
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    Search for "ESPN". In the quick results list, you'll see "ESPN News and Sports".
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    Tap "ESPN News and Sports". This will add it to your list of radio stations, and the station will begin playing automatically.[1]
    • You will need an Apple ID with a US-based address in order to listen to iTunes Radio.

Method 2
Using the ESPN Radio App

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    Open the App Store and install "ESPN Radio". You can download the app for free. search for "ESPN radio" and tap the "Get" button to install the app.[2]
    • This app will allow you to select shows to listen to, as well as listen to live radio.
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    Launch ESPN Radio and tap the "+" button. A list of station categories will be displayed—SportsCenter, PodCenter, Stations—along with other options (Help and Exit) on the right of the screen.
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    Listen to SportsCenter. If you want to be updated on your favorite sport, you can listen to SportsCenter, ESPN’s station that provides constant sports update several times an hour. Tap “SportsCenter” from the menu (it has the SC icon). It will start playing ESPN Radio SportsCenter on your iPhone.
    • If you want to exit the station, just press the X icon at the top left of the screen.
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    Listen to the PodCenter. “PodCenter” is one of the stations you can listen to in the More menu. Tapping it will open two options: Podcasts and Favorites.
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    Select “Podcasts” to get more options about different sports on your screen with ESPN programs. Tap on any option on the list, and it will open a list of programs with their dates on your iPhone screen. Tap on one to play.
    • If you like the podcast you’re listening to, tap the “Add to Favorites” button at the bottom of your screen. It will add the program to your Podcast Favorites, which you will be able to access easily through the “Favorites” option in the PodCenter menu.
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    Listen to stations. You can listen to the local sports events by tapping on “Stations” in the More menu. A list of on-going sports events with their venues will be displayed. Tapping on any sport will play the commentary of that event on your iPhone.
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    Exit the application. In the More menu, tap “Exit.” This will stop all streaming and close the app. If you want to stop listening to ESPN Radio, you can’t just close the app using the Back button of your iPhone.

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