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What is WATCH ABC?
With WATCH ABC you can view the ABC network live or full episodes on smartphones, tablets, your computer and over-the-top devices. It puts access to the network right into your hands at home or on the go. Sign in with a participating TV provider account to start watching live and to see the most recently aired episode of your favorite ABC shows.
What is the lock symbol and VERIFY TO WATCH label?
The lock symbol and VERIFY TO WATCH label identifies which episodes require you to sign in with a participating TV provider.
Where can I get WATCH ABC?
Your computer at WATCHABC.com
With the purchase of an Apple TV
With the purchase of a Google Chromecast
With the purchase of an Xbox 360 console
With the purchase of an Amazon Fire TV
On supported Apple devices by downloading WATCH ABC from the App Store
On supported Android devices by downloading WATCH ABC from the Google Play store
On supported Kindle Fire tablets by downloading WATCH ABC from the Amazon Appstore
On supported Windows 8 devices by downloading WATCH ABC from the Windows store
Is there an extra cost?
WATCH ABC is brought to you by your local station and participating TV providers at no additional cost. It’s included in your TV subscription service.
Program substitutions may apply for live programming.
When do new episodes get added to the player?
New episodes are typically added the day after they air on TV.
Which mobile devices are supported? Are the apps free to download?
The WATCH ABC app is free to download and is available on the following mobile devices.
Apple mobile devices with iOS 7.0 or above:
iPad, iPad mini, iPhone, iPod touch.
Kindle Fire (2nd Gen)
Kindle Fire HD 7.0” (2nd Gen and 3rd Gen)
Kindle Fire HD 8.9"
Kindle Fire HDX 7.0"
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"
Android tablets and phones:
Select Android tablets and phones are supported. Please visit the Google Play Store to see if your device is supported.
Devices not supported:
If your device has the supported version of Adobe Flash listed in our system requirements, you may find that our site works in your mobile browser, but we do not support devices not listed and cannot guarantee that WATCH ABC will work as intended on your device.
What are the minimum system requirements?
WATCH ABC requires these minimum system requirements for viewing on a computer:
- You must have Adobe Flash Player 10.2 or above installed.
- 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel® Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks
- Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit), Windows Server® 2003 (32-bit), Windows Server 2008 (32-bit), Windows Vista® (32-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
- Internet Explorer 9.0+, Mozilla Firefox 25.0+, Google Chrome 31.0+
- 512MB of RAM (1GB of RAM recommended for netbooks); 128MB of graphics memory
- Intel Core™ Duo 1.33GHz or faster processor
- Mac OS X v10.6 or v10.7
- Safari 6.0+, Mozilla Firefox 25.0+, Google Chrome 31.0+
- 512MB of RAM; 128MB of graphics memory
Not officially supported at this time
For the WATCH ABC Live Stream, we require that you enable location detection on your browser.
Is WATCH ABC available outside the U.S.?
WATCH ABC is only available if you're physically located within the U.S., its territories (including Puerto Rico, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, and U.S. Virgin Islands).