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How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby bylarke » Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:22 am

For those of you out there wanting to wach the game and worried you can't get it. (Yes I agree they should broadcast it locally in MT) Assuming ESPN doesn't change their minds you can access ESPN 3 from any ISP using remote play. Since every public College and military base has access to ESPN3 you can simply go to the nearest College use their wifi or public computer and create an ESPN3 account. Then sync your account for Remote play. Then go home...hook your computer up to your TV (or don't) login and boom watch the game from the comfort of your home...If you can't get to a campus...or are too lazy..just keep watch and an account with remote play access might just be posted :thumb:
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby wbtfg » Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:33 am

what is remote play?
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby bylarke » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:31 am

wbtfg wrote:what is remote play?


Remote Play is an option ESPN 3 has so if you pay for ESPN via your ISP but are away from home you can still access it via your account. I had to do this in 2009 back then MY ISP wasn't on the list but I could access ESPN(back then it was 360 not 3) from the college campus I work at. So all you have to do is login on an ISP that has access sync your account for remote play...its at the top of the screen next to the watch now button. and it allows your account to view content no matter what IP your are on. Unfortuently this only works via the web site and not the Android or Xbox apps. I tried...I have been trying to make sure my mom can watch in Billings.
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby GrizMusician » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:42 am

Then connect PC to flat screen TV via HDMI & BOOM! GAME TIME BISHES!
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby blondeh2o » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:48 am

I know this may sound silly GrizMusician. . . but I know there are some people out there who aren't as computer savvy as you. lol I was wondering if you would be willing to put up a nice "directions page"- step by step for those who don't understand. I will be at the game, so I'm not so worried....but people like my father. . . perhaps not too sure what you are talking about. You think that would help? Then whoever wants may post it to their facebook and spread the word that way. Just a thought. Thanks so much for all the tips you have been posting!! Very helpful. Unfortunately, as a state we are so rural, or people don't have laptops, they won't even be able to do that. . perhaps.

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Re: Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby GrizMusician » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:58 am

blondeh2o wrote:I know this may sound silly GrizMusician. . . but I know there are some people out there who aren't as computer savvy as you. lol I was wondering if you would be willing to put up a nice "directions page"- step by step for those who don't understand. I will be at the game, so I'm not so worried....but people like my father. . . perhaps not too sure what you are talking about. You think that would help? Then whoever wants may post it to their facebook and spread the word that way. Just a thought. Thanks so much for all the tips you have been posting!! Very helpful. Unfortunately, as a state we are so rural, or people don't have laptops, they won't even be able to do that. . perhaps.

Thanks again!


Absolutely! I'll work on it. ;)
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby GrizzlyEdd » Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:00 am

How would UM like it at the Mansfield Library if 2000 people showed up who are not students to use their computers... hmmmmm the first couple of hundred might they might let pass but me thinks when a couple of thousand started creating parking problems, building capacity problem, etc there would be a quick response to that... just saying... ;)
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby grizfan95 » Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:18 am

UMwpa (the wireless network on The U of M campus) is, apparently, not available for Remote Access.
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby GrizMusician » Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:33 am

blondeh2o wrote:I know this may sound silly GrizMusician. . . but I know there are some people out there who aren't as computer savvy as you. lol I was wondering if you would be willing to put up a nice "directions page"- step by step for those who don't understand. I will be at the game, so I'm not so worried....but people like my father. . . perhaps not too sure what you are talking about. You think that would help? Then whoever wants may post it to their facebook and spread the word that way. Just a thought. Thanks so much for all the tips you have been posting!! Very helpful. Unfortunately, as a state we are so rural, or people don't have laptops, they won't even be able to do that. . perhaps.

Thanks again!


This should wet your chops...

http://www.online-tech-tips.com/compute ... o-your-tv/ (SFW)
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby Cuervohola » Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:02 pm

GrizMusician wrote:Then connect PC to flat screen TV via HDMI & BOOM! GAME TIME BISHES!


Good point... I'll have to get an extra HDMI hookup
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby Cuervohola » Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:02 pm

GrizMusician wrote:Then connect PC to flat screen TV via HDMI & BOOM! GAME TIME BISHES!


Good point... I'll have to get an extra HDMI hookup
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Re: Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby GrizMusician » Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:35 pm

Cuervohola wrote:
GrizMusician wrote:Then connect PC to flat screen TV via HDMI & BOOM! GAME TIME BISHES!


Good point... I'll have to get an extra HDMI hookup


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Re: Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby Grisly Fan » Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:42 pm

GrizMusician wrote:
Cuervohola wrote:
GrizMusician wrote:Then connect PC to flat screen TV via HDMI & BOOM! GAME TIME BISHES!


Good point... I'll have to get an extra HDMI hookup


Don't spend too much... any gold tipped one will work great.

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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby Cuervohola » Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:49 pm

I meant Tickets :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby Bear Axed » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:03 pm

As of this morning Both KPAX for the Griz game and Max Media for the kittens One-n-Done game are feeling out advertisers for the possibility of airing this week ends playoff games! :shock:
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Re: Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby GrizMusician » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:04 pm

Cuervohola wrote:I meant Tickets :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

Whaaaaa?
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Re: Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby Cuervohola » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:24 pm

GrizMusician wrote:
Cuervohola wrote:I meant Tickets :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

Whaaaaa?


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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby Grizrule#1 » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:30 pm

Bear Axed wrote:As of this morning Both KPAX for the Griz game and Max Media for the kittens One-n-Done game are feeling out advertisers for the possibility of airing this week ends playoff games! :shock:

Where did you get this information? :)
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby grizpsych » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:37 pm

bylarke wrote:For those of you out there wanting to wach the game and worried you can't get it. (Yes I agree they should broadcast it locally in MT) Assuming ESPN doesn't change their minds you can access ESPN 3 from any ISP using remote play. Since every public College and military base has access to ESPN3 you can simply go to the nearest College use their wifi or public computer and create an ESPN3 account. Then sync your account for Remote play. Then go home...hook your computer up to your TV (or don't) login and boom watch the game from the comfort of your home...If you can't get to a campus...or are too lazy..just keep watch and an account with remote play access might just be posted :thumb:


I like your definition of what is legal. :thumb:
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby bylarke » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:09 pm

Its legal just a loophole in their system...aside from sharing the U/P lol.
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby TheBud » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:45 pm

GrizzlyEdd wrote:How would UM like it at the Mansfield Library if 2000 people showed up who are not students to use their computers... hmmmmm the first couple of hundred might they might let pass but me thinks when a couple of thousand started creating parking problems, building capacity problem, etc there would be a quick response to that... just saying... ;)


If they are going to go to that much trouble, they would likely just go to the game and see it live. Just sayin'... ;)
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby LostGriz » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:17 pm

I tried this. Problem is, at least at Univ of WY there are separate networks for students and guests. Remote access isn't allowed using the guest network (remote access through ESPN3 website). Thus, you still need a student login/password to set up the remote access. Or, watch the game from somewhere on campus.
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby grizpsych » Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:38 pm

bylarke wrote:Its legal just a loophole in their system...aside from sharing the U/P lol.


LOL! If you are not a student, you are not paying for the service.
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Re: How to Legally watch ESPN 3 on any ISP.

Postby Umista » Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:04 pm

OK
I'll be at the game, watch and leave, but I like to record it to watch again and again.
I'd like to watch msu and New Hampshire on the recording but I can't!
No way I can get it without a child's assistance.
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