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How to watch Copa America on Sling TV

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From now through June 26, the FOX networks will be televising the remaining games of the 2016 Copa America Centenario featuring Argentina (starring Lionel Messi), USA, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and other great teams from this hemisphere.

That’s all well and good if you subscribe to FOX Sports 1. But if you’re a cord cutter or you want to save money on your cable bill, you can watch every single remaining game of the Copa America Centenario with Sling TV, the legal streaming alternative where you can watch games on your computer, smartphone, tablet, video game platform, smart TV, Roku, Amazon Fire or connecting your stream to your TV via Google Chromecast.

Sling TV is currently offering a free 7-day trial.

SEE MORE: Schedule of Copa America games on US TV and Sling TV

Here’s the step-by-step guide of how to sign up for Sling TV. Sign-up just takes a few minutes.

Step 1: Visit the Sling TV page via this link.

Visit the Sling TV page via this link. Then click on the blue “Watch now 7-days free” button (see screenshot below).

Note: If you live outside the United States, you’ll need to sign up for a free trial with a VPN service in order to log in as a USA user. Once you’ve signed up for a VPN free trial, return to step 1 here.

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Step 2: Enter your e-mail address and a password to create a Sling TV account.

After entering your e-mail address and password, click on the blue “Next” button (see screenshot).

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Step 3: Choose between the Best of Live TV or Best of Live MultiStream packages

With Sling TV, you have a choice between the “Best of Live TV” package (pictured below on the left) or the “Best of Live TV Multistream” package (pictured below right).

For Copa America Centenario, where all of the remaining games will be shown across FOX, FOX Sports 1 and FX, you’ll want to click on the button on the right.

For the complete list of channels available, there’ll be a “See more” link underneath the TV station logos.

For Copa America Centenario, go ahead and click on the right button.

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Step 4: Select add-on packages, if you want

Sling TV offers a variety of add-on packages that you can include such as ‘Sports Extra’ that includes beIN SPORTS, while “Best of Spanish TV” includes Univision and UniMas. There are other add-ons too including HBO and other entertainment/news programming.

If you want just to watch Copa America Centenario, then skip the add-on packages.

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Step 5: Enter your billing information

With the free 7-day trial to Sling TV, your credit card won’t be charged. But you still need to enter your name and payment details in case you decide to continue the Sling TV service past the 7-day free trial (canceling your free trial is easy and can be done online).

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Step 6: Don’t forget the age verification check-box

If you’re over 18 years old, click on the black check-box to the right of the blue-button. And then click on the ‘Finish and Submit’ blue button.

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Step 7: Download the Sling TV app for your device

If you’ve made it to this step, congratulations. You’re now in the Sling TV free trial. To get the most out of your free trial, download the Sling TV app for your favorite device from sling.com/devices.   The Sling TV app is available for Mac, Windows, smartphones, tablets, Amazon Fire, Xbox One and several other devices.

After selecting the app, go ahead and follow the installation instructions.

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Step 8: Load your Sling TV app

After downloading the Sling TV app, go ahead and load it and you’ll then see a login screen similar to the one shown below. Click on the “Sign-in” button.

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Step 9: Watch your favorite programming

You’re in! Browse through your favorite channels on Sling TV and enjoy your soccer.

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Any questions? Let us know in the comments section below.

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4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. Pwyll

    June 26, 2016 at 9:20 pm

    Don’t do it (unless you’re willing to watch in Spanish). The FS1 stream has been cutting out all tournament. When I contacted them to complain, Sling really didn’t seem to care.

    • Christopher Harris

      June 26, 2016 at 9:23 pm

      Hi Jason, we’ve been watching many Copa America Centenario games all tournament long on Sling TV with no problems.

      Support can be reached via their contact us form at http://help.sling.com/apex/Web_2_Case?article=HOME

      • Pwyll

        June 27, 2016 at 2:06 pm

        I was far from alone. Note the spikes during Copa games (http://downdetector.com/status/sling/news/55689-problems-at-sling).

        As frustrating as the feed going out was, I understand that things happen. It was the customer service that had me really seeing red. I contacted them to give them the chance to make up for their failure and they completely blew it off. Their customer service was worthy of a cable company (fitting since Sling is owned by DISH).

  2. Christopher Larkby

    June 12, 2016 at 9:49 pm

    FuboTv has all the soccer that Sling has at a third of the price. Works on Roku but for DVR feature get Amazon Fire Stick.

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