CBS NFL Games | How to Live Watch NFL on CBS All Access?
Summary: Some streaming services offers live sports service, and some don’t. If you are new to CBS (Paramount+) and you are interested in NFL games, then you can read this article. It will tell you how to stream live NFL games on CBS All Access.
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There are many ways to stream live NFL games, you can watch them on Hulu + Live TV, FuboTV, YouTube TV, and CBS Sports. The NFL games are so interesting that some fans cannot bear to lose a moment of a live game. Interestingly, if you watch NFL on CBS sports channel(s), there's a way to get the live events on your mobile device(s) so you can stream NFL matches even when on the go.
ViacomCBS has a couple of streaming services it owns and manages; the most popular is CBS All Access, which has rebranded to Paramount+, and then there is CBS Sports that focuses mainly on sports events.
Yes, you can watch the NFL on CBS All Access. The CBS service has two subscription packages, the commercials packages, and the no-commercials plan. You'd get the commercial plan for $6 per month and the no-commercials plan for $10. There is an option to pay annually.
CBS All Access grants you access to stream ViacomCBS' libraries, as well as access channels like CBS Sports and CBS Sports HQ. These channels let you stream sports events. More so, the two subscription plans for CBS All Access provides you with just 1 live TV channel.
While CBS All Access lacks some top-end features of its competing services, it allows you to watch live NFL games that air on CBS. It is important to note that CBS All Access lacks DVR capabilities, so you can’t record your stream - even on the no-commercials plan.
The premium CBS sports channel on CBS sports app is one of the best places to watch major NFL games. To get the CBS Sports app to work on your device, you need an active subscription; if you have an active subscription to stream CBS Sports you'd be able to enjoy all NFL events that air on CBS. About 100+ NFL games air on CBS every year. More so, asides from NFL, CBS Sports grants you access to watch Super Bowl events. Additionally, you need to be living within the United States before you can be able to stream regional NFL games on CBS. While CBS All Access is not available outside America; some people use VPN services to bypass the Geo-restriction and watch live games or stream movies from the platform.
The CBS Sports app is available across devices - just like the Paramount Plus app. You can install it on your Android or iOS smartphone, iPad, or tablet device. CBS Sports features a distinctive interface across devices and you can easily navigate from one sports event section/category to another.
To install the app on your device, what you need to do is to visit your device’s app store. For Android users, visit Google Play Store, and iOS users will visit Apple’s App Store. When you’re in the Store, search for CBS Sports and tap on the app from the search results. Proceed to install by clicking the “Install” button.
If you want to install the app on a streaming stick, what you need to do is to visit the app store of that streaming device; for example, Roku's app store is called Channelstore and you'd see it on the home screen when you boot your Roku streaming device.
So, when you find the app store of your streaming device, search for CBS Sports and follow the regular installation steps to install it on your device. After installation, launch the app and sign in with your credentials to start streaming.
Note: If you signed up with your TV provider while signing in, you must select "Sign In With TV Provider," after which you will need to use your TV provider's credentials to sign in and start streaming.
Interestingly, the CBS All Access app supports live streaming across all supported devices, including select Samsung smart TVs, Roku devices, smartphones, and other streaming sticks. You can also stream live NFL games on CBS using your PC. However, when you’re using your PC, you need to use a major web browser for seamless streaming.
There is no CBS All Access app for PC and MacBook. Computer users will have to access the service via web browsers.
Before now, you could log in to CBS All Access with your CBS cable TV subscription to stream NFL games online; however, things have changed, and here’s how to get around the recent situation.
Since it is now impossible to stream on Paramount Plus (CBS All Access) with your cable or satellite TV subscription; you need to sign up on CBS All Access and download the app on your device.
When you download the Paramount Plus app, you will gain access to stream regional NFL games available for that week. You need to be on the premium plan, which costs $9.99 (approx. $10) per month to enjoy seamless Live TV streaming on the Paramount+ app.
You can officially install the Paramount+ app on any of these devices; if you encounter any issues during the installation, contact the CBS All Access support.
- Amazon Fire TV and Fire Stick streaming devices
- Android phones and tablets
- iOS iPad and iPhones
- Apple TV boxes
- Google Chromecast devices
- Select LG, Samsung, and VIZIO smart TVs (2016 models onwards)
- PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles
- Roku streaming devices
- Xbox One and Xbox Series X consoles
Note: While the Paramount+ app is available for free on these devices, you must have an active subscription to access the streamable content. CBS All Access and Paramount+ are used interchangeably in this article - both names refer to the same service.
With a professional CBS All Access downloader software you should be able to download videos from the platform. Interestingly, StreamFab Paramount Plus Downloader is available for MacBook and Windows computer users. This software lets you download any video or movie from CBS streaming services. It is an ideal software downloader with customizable settings and support for HD quality. StreamFab Paramount Plus Downloader comes with a built-in hardware accelerating engine that makes your downloads run faster.
Simply put, StreamFab Paramount Plus Downloader is a software tool that lets you grab videos from CBS libraries. It features an intuitive interface, supports natch downloading, and saves your video subtitles. More so, this software tool is easy to use and runs smoothly on macOS and Windows computers.
With support for batch downloading, StreamFab Paramount Plus Downloader lets you download multiple CBS All Access videos or movies at a go. Furthermore, it downloads CBS movies along with their metadata such as title(s), tagline, thumbnail, etc.
All videos downloaded with this software are saved in MP4 format, 1080p or 720p quality with AAC 5.1 audio. It works in just three steps:
Install the StreamFab Paramount Plus downloader on your computer, and then launch it to follow the steps below:
Click on the "Streaming Services" option on the left pane on the StreamFab Paramount Plus Downloader homepage.
Select Paramount+ Downloader by clicking on the respective card that has its icon. This will launch a new box and you’d have to sign in to your Paramount+ account.
When you’re logged in, go over to the sports section and search for the sports video you want to download. When you see the video, click on the play button (like you want to watch the video); once the video starts playing, StreamFab Paramount Plus Downloader will start downloading it immediately.
You can also download multiple sports videos following these steps; simply locate the videos and play to start downloading automatically.
Conclusively, you can watch NFL games on CBS All Access, which is now called Paramount+. The streaming is available on the mobile app, smart TV app, and even on PC via web browsers. There are a bunch of other features of the Paramount+ app.