How to watch Super Bowl LI live on iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV

This Sunday we’ll celebrate one of the biggest U.S. traditions of the year, the Super Bowl. This year’s game marks Super Bowl LI and sees the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, TX.

As has been the case for the past few years, you have a few options for live streaming the game on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV…

Fox Sports Go will be streaming the game on iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. Much like last year’s CBS stream, you won’t need a cable subscription to take advantage of the stream. All you’ll have to do is download the Fox Sports Go app from the App Store or head to

Watch Super Bowl LI on iPad, Mac, and Apple TV:

Fox Sports Go will not allow the game to be streamed on iPhone or Android devices, and there are a couple of reasons for this. First, blocking iPhone streaming will reduce the impact on its servers, making the stream more stable on Mac, iPad, and Apple TV. Second, and probably the biggest factor, is that live streaming on iPhones is limited to the NFL mobile app…

Watch Super Bowl LI on iPad, Mac, and Apple TV:

On the iPhone, only Verizon customers can stream Super Bowl LI for free via the official NFL app, which is available on the App Store. For iPhone users on other carriers, there are a few other (very, very restricted options).

DirecTV Now subscribers can stream Super Bowl LI if they live in Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Detroit, Gainesville, L.A., Minneapolis, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, Tampa and Washington, D.C.

If you subscribe to Sling TV’s ‘Blue’ package and live in one of the following cities, you’ll be able to live stream the game: Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Detroit, Gainesville, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, Tampa or Washington, D.C.

If for some reason you won’t be able to watch Super Bowl LI live, you’ll be able to stream it after the fact with NFL Game Pass, with the recording going live at midnight.

Last but not least, one option for cord cutters is to invest in an over-the-air antenna to watch Super Bowl LI. Many solid options exist, though the most popular choice seems to be this one, which can be delivered as soon as tomorrow via Amazon.

Meanwhile, for those of you that couldn’t care less about the game itself, YouTube will be rounding up all of the commercials on its AdBlitz channel. Additionally, Apple has updated Siri with a handful of Super Bowl related queries, including statistics, odds, and support for just saying “Watch the Super Bowl” on Apple TV.

  • When is the Super Bowl and who’s playing?
  • Where is the Super Bowl being played this year?
  • Who is performing at the Super Bowl halftime show?
  • What channel is the Super Bowl on?
  • What is the Patriots record? What about the Falcons?
  • Who had more field goals this season, the Patriots or the Falcons?
  • Who has more rushing yards this season, Tom Brady or Matt Ryan?
  • What college did Tom Brady play for?
  • Who is the coach for the New England Patriots?
  • Who won the Super Bowl last year?

Here are all of the details for Super Bowl LI, so you can get up-to-date before the big party:

  • Teams: New England Patriots vs Atalanta Falcons
  • Where: Houston, TX
  • When: February 5th, 3:30PM PT/6:30PM ET
  • Halftime Performer: Lady Gaga
  • Odds: Atlanta +3

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