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How to Stream the Super Bowl on Any Device for Free

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Super Bowl LVI is just around the corner, but tickets to the game are hard to come by. In fact, the cheapest seats are going for more than $5,000 in the week leading up to the event. But you don’t need to shell out a penny to see all the action right from your living room, even if you don’t have cable. Here’s everything you need to know about how to stream the Super Bowl for free on your TV, streaming device, smartphone, or computer.

What Time Does Super Bowl LVI Start?

Super Bowl 56 will take place on Sunday, February 13, at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. This year, NBC will air the game between the LA Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals, with pre-game coverage starting at 12:00 PM ET (9:00 AM PST) and the kickoff at 6:30 PM EST (3:30 PM PST).

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The Super Bowl halftime show is expected to start shortly after 8:00 PM EST (5:00 PM PST). This year, there will be 5 artists performing at halftime, including Dr. Dre, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, and Mary J. Blige.

How to Watch Super Bowl LVI on TV for Free

To watch Super Bowl LVI for free, all you need to do is tune in to your local NBC channel with any cable or satellite service. If you don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, you can also use an over-the-air antenna to watch NBC on your TV for free.   

However, it’s important to note that an antenna will only work if you are within range of a broadcast tower. You can enter your zip code in the FCC’s DTV Reception Maps to see how strong the NBC signal is in your area.

If you are not able to watch the Super Bowl on your TV, you can also stream the game for free using a streaming device or your phone, tablet, or computer.


How to Stream the Super Bowl on a Smart TV for Free

If you don’t have a cable subscription, you can watch the Super Bowl for free by downloading the official NFL app on your smart TV or streaming device. You will have to create an account and sign in, but it doesn’t cost anything.

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Since NBC has the rights to the Super Bowl this year, you can also stream the game live with the Peacock TV app. However, you will need to have a Peacock Premium subscription plan to watch the game, which costs $4.99 a month or $49.99 a year.

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You can also sign up for a Peacock Premium Plus plan for $9.99 a month if you don’t want to see ads. Both plans come with a 7-day free trial, so you can cancel your subscription after the Super Bowl airs to watch it for free.

Peacock Premium is also free for all Xfinity and Cox customers.

How to Stream the Super Bowl on a Smartphone or Tablet for Free

To stream the Super Bowl for free on your smartphone or tablet, you can download the Yahoo Sports app. This app only asks for your location in order to watch the game for free, and you can’t stream the Super Bowl outside the US.

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Both the Yahoo Sports app and the official NFL app also come with tons of other great features that let you track the score, player stats, and more. However, you won’t be able to cast the game to your TV with either app.

You can also stream the Super Bowl live on your smartphone using the Peacock TV app, but you need to have a Premium subscription. Or you can also use the NBC Sports app, but you will have to sign in with your cable provider’s login info.

How to Stream the Super Bowl on a Computer for Free

You can stream the Super Bowl for free on any computer by going to However, this will only work if you already have access to NBC via your TV provider. Then simply sign in with your login credentials.

Other Streaming Services to Watch the Super Bowl

There are several streaming services that you can use to watch the Super Bowl with a paid subscription, including FuboTV, Hulu+ Live TV, YouTube TV, DirecTV Stream, and Sling TV. All of these services allow you to stream the game on all your devices.

Most of these streaming services also offer free trials. So, you can sign up for one of these services and then cancel after you stream the Super Bowl for free.

Read more: The best streaming services for watching sports without cable


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