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How to get NFL app on Samsung TV? Are there any restrictions?

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If you are a football fan and want to watch highlights, replays and live games, you can do this on the NFL app. Usually, the NFL app is compatible with most platforms including Android, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Sony TV.

However, there are a few people who have complained that the Samsung TV doesn’t support the NFL app. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can try to fix the issue. In this article, we will explain how to get the NFL app on Samsung TV.

What is the NFL app?

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The NFL app is the official app of the National Football League. Fans can download this app from the website and register with your mobile number and you are good to go.

With the NFL app, you can access all the NFL networks such as NFL Network, NFL RedZone, NFL Films, and NFL Originals. Furthermore, you can watch your favourite game, get live stats, watch replays, and get breaking news.

Moreover, you can watch the premium subscription service called NFL+, which costs $6.99 per month or $49.99 per year.

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How to watch NFL games on Samsung TV?

If you have a Samsung TV, here’s how you can watch NFL games:

Use a streaming device

You can use any streaming device such as Roku or Amazon Fire TV and connect it to your Samsung TV via HDMI.

It is one of the easiest methods to stream NFL on Samsung TV. After connecting the device, acccesst the NFL app and watch your favourite game.

Use a live TV service

The second method to watch NFL games on Samsung TV is via the several live TV services available. Examples include YouTube TV, Hulu+, and Fubo TV, among others.

Remember to check whether these live TV services contain NFL service or not. Also, the local channels may or may not be available, depending on your location.

Screen mirror NFL on Samsung TV

The third way to watch NFL games on Samsung TV is via screen mirroring. First, download the NFL app on your smartphone and then depending on the model, follow the instructions given below:

Smart View

SmartView can be used to mirror your Samsung Galaxy mobile screen on your Samsung TV. Here’s how to do this:

  • First, open Quick Settings by swiping down the screen and then select Smart View.
  • Find your TV from the list and then select Start Now.
  • You will see your smartphone’s or tablet’s screen on your TV.

The only precaution you must take is to ensure that the TV and mobile device are connected to the same WiFi network.


iPhone users can use AirPlay for similar purpose. Here’s how to do this:

  • Head to your Samsung TV and then turn on the AirPlay Settings. Go to Settings > All Settings > Connection > Apple AirPlay Settings > AirPlay.
  • Now, swipe down your iPhone screen, select Screen Mirroring and then select your TV model.

That’s it. We hope that this article has helped you in clearing any doubts regarding streaming NFL content on your Samsung TV.

Also read: How to stop Samsung TV Plus from automatically playing?

Kumar Hemant

Kumar Hemant

Deputy Editor at Candid.Technology. Hemant writes at the intersection of tech and culture and has a keen interest in science, social issues and international relations. You can contact him here: