How to watch NFL Super Bowl LI 2017 on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV without cable subscription

Here's how to watch NFL Super Bowl LI 2017 without cable subscription on your iPhone, iPad and Apple TV.

NFL Super Bowl 2017 (Super Bowl 51)
How to watch Super Bowl 2017 on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV without cable subscription

The NFL Super Bowl 2017 (aka Super Bowl LI) will get underway on 5 February at the NRG stadium, Houston in Texas, as millions of football fans will be glued to their TV sets across the globe to watch Super Bowl 51. The Atlanta Falcons will be taking on the New England Patriots in the opening clash for the title of NFL Champion, wherein the match is set to kick off at 6:30pm EST.

If you are unable to catch the action live on TV or if you are on the move, we have you covered with numerous ways to follow up all the action on your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and a few good ways to watch it without a cable subscription.

The game will be officially streamed on Fox Sports GO app as well as on the official website. Football fans can watch the game for free (without any cable subscription) using the Fox Sports GO app on a handful of platforms including tablets, Apple TV and the web.

How to watch Super Bowl on iPhone or iPad

The live-streaming of the app is exclusive to Verizon customers on the NFL mobile app in the US. So, the iPhone users in the US have just got lucky this year.

If you are Verizon customer with an iPhone, just grab the NFL mobile app here.

On the other hand, iPad and Android tablet users can download the Fox Sports GO app for iOS via App Store and Fox Sports Go app for Android via Play Store and watch the game live, without any obligations or login credentials. You will also enjoy access to game highlights, player stats and breaking news as part of the service.

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How to watch Super Bowl on Apple TV

Those without cable subscriptions can stream all the Super Bowl games live using the Fox Sports Go app from Apple App Store on the Apple TV and other supported set-top boxes.

How to watch Super Bowl on PC or Mac

Just point your desktop browser to the official live-streaming site: and you could watch all the matches using your broadband internet service.

Catch live feeds of Super Bowl action on Twitter, ESPN and NFL Game Pass


The popular micro-blogging site still remains the best means of following the Super Bowl action. Some of the noteworthy features on Twitter include video highlights, updated scores and stats, breaking news and live commentary from industry experts in a single stream.


ESPN news app is the best of the lot, given its intuitive design and extensive feature set including stats, scores, highlights, news and real-time match updates.

NFL Game Pass

Those who would love to catch all the matches of Super Bowl from 2009 to 2015 (including Super Bowl and Pro Bowl), besides the live action from Super Bowl LI 2017 can grab the NFL Game Pass, for a subscription fee of $34.99 per year. However, the Game Pass app itself is free to download via Apple App Store.

How to watch Super Bowl 2017 in Canada

Those who reside in Canada and have a cable TV subscription for CTV, will be eligible for free live-streaming access for all Super Bowl matches on their iPhone or iPad via the CTV Go app. The app service is absolutely free and the app can be downloaded here.

Check out the regions that fall under Fox Sports' official coverage for live-streaming and telecasting here and also take a look at the FAQ's regarding the Fox Sports coverage, availability and usability here.