If you're wondering how to watch Fox News or Fox Sports live from abroad or at home, you've come to the right place.
Drawing viewers in with presenter-focused shows like Hannity and Tucker Carlson Tonight, it's the go-to mainstream infotainment network for conservatives seeking coverage of world events. Fox Sports is essential viewing for any NFL follower, and is one of the designated networks showing live games this year.
The problem is, though, if you're not currently in the States you won't be able to watch Fox News or Sports – even though you pay for it. So, here we'll explain exactly how to watch Fox anywhere in the world.
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How to watch Fox live in the US
If you're in the USA, it couldn't be easier to watch Fox News live.
At home, if you pay for a cable or OTT subscription package that includes Fox, you can simply turn over to the channel.
If you want to stream on your PC or mobile device, all you need to do is head over to the Fox News website, click 'Watch TV' in the top right corner, and then sign in with your cable credentials. Once you're signed in, you'll be able to watch Fox News live just as you would on your TV.
How to watch Fox live abroad
ExpressVPN is our #1 recommendation (opens in new tab) for accessing Fox News outside the US. With excellent speeds, unrivalled location spoofing power and easy-to-use apps, it's the perfect choice. Plus, Tom's Guide readers can now claim three months free (opens in new tab) on any 12-month plan.
Things are a little different when you're outside the US.
One way to get Fox News is through Fox News International, which is an international streaming service that provides a live stream of both Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, as well as a catalog of on demand programming to viewers abroad.
Fox News International is available as an app for iOS, Android, Fire TV and Apple TV.
If you already pay for an cable or OTT subscription that gets you access to Fox News in the US, there's a very simple process you can go through to access that content you pay for worldwide.
The story is much the same if you want to watch Fox Sports live – all you need to do is log in on-site and start watching.
If you sign up for the best VPN, you'll be able to both change your location back to the States and secure your browsing at the same time.
Our top recommendation is ExpressVPN, thanks to its super simple yet powerful apps, excellent unblocking power, and a great number of server locations worldwide.
If, for example, you're in Canada visiting family or for work, you won't be able to watch Fox News even though you've paid for it. If you use ExpressVPN, though, you can select a server in the USA and virtually relocate.
Once you've done that you can log in on the website with your cable details, and access everything Fox News has to offer – even though you're physically located somewhere that the service doesn't cover.
How to sign up to Fox News
For those in the US, getting access to Fox News is super simple – in fact, you've probably already got it.
It comes with just about all basic cable and satellite TV subscriptions, and if you've totally cut the cord it's also available on OTT service like Sling TV (opens in new tab), FuboTV (opens in new tab), AT&T TV Now (opens in new tab), and others.
Plus, no matter how you get access to Fox on your TV, you can also sign in and watch Fox live online as well.
Watching NFL on Fox Sports
Along with CBS, NBC, and ESPN, Fox Sports is one of the official networks that's broadcasting this season's NFL. So, if you want an NFL live stream, you'll need access to Fox Sports as well as the rest.
We reckon FuboTV is the best way (opens in new tab) to get access to all the channels that are showing live NFL games. At $64.99 a month it's not bargain-basement, but it's still a better option than a mainstream cable subscription – plus, you can get a 7-day free trial (opens in new tab) to start you off.
Sling TV is a decent alternative, and at $50 a month (opens in new tab) for both Blue and Orange combined, it's a little cheaper. You'll be lacking CBS, which the streaming provider doesn't offer on any of its plans – but you can bag your first month for $20, and top it up for Paramount Plus (opens in new tab) if you fancy.
And, as always, if you're out of the country you can still use a VPN (opens in new tab) to evade geo-blocks and watch NFL on Fox wherever you are.
How to watch Fox News live outside the US
If you're a US resident (or at least have a US credit card), you can sign up to any OTT provider that carries Fox News wherever you are in the world.
All you need to do is sign up to ExpressVPN (opens in new tab), change your location to the US, and head over to the provider's website as usual. Then input your US credit card details and get watching!
However, if you don't have a US credit card, unfortunately you won't be able to get access to Fox News, even if you use a VPN to change your location.
How to watch Fox News live on Roku
If you've got a streaming or cable subscription that allows you regular access to Fox News, you'll be able to watch it on your Roku, too. All you need to do is add the Fox News channel on your Roku device, and then input your subscription information.
However, if you want to use a VPN to watch Fox News on your Roku outside the US, you'll have to install a router VPN. This is because Roku devices don't support VPNs themselves. It's a little more complicated than on a desktop or smartphone, but our top choice ExpressVPN makes it super easy with a dedicated router app and clear walkthroughs.
How to watch Fox News live on Fire TV stick
Fox News is available on the Amazon Appstore, and all you need to do is download the app and sign in with your relevant credentials.
Plus, because the Fire Stick is Android based, it supports VPNs. If you want to watch Fox News on Fire Stick outside the US, check out our guide to the best Fire Stick VPN (opens in new tab) services available.
Why should you use a Fox News VPN?
The first and most important reason to use a VPN with Fox News is to get access to the content you pay for anywhere in the world. So, if you're in Canada, the UK, or anywhere else, you can connect to a US server and log in to Fox as if you were in your living room.
There's more to it than that, though. If you have a good Internet connection but still find that Fox News is buffering or playing at a low quality, it could be because you're being subjected to network throttling.
This happens when your ISP detects high-bandwidth usage of your connection and intentionally slows you down to make sure everyone gets a similar speed. High-bandwidth uses include torrenting, gaming, and, of course, streaming HD content.
A VPN anonymizes what you're using your connection for, which means your provider can't tell you're streaming. Subsequently, it can't choose to slow down your connection.
Plus, a VPN gives unrivalled privacy and security for any kind of browsing, so if you want to watch Fox News live abroad as well as keep your personal info safe, a secure VPN (opens in new tab) is the perfect solution.
What is the best Fox News VPN?
If you're looking to stream Fox News live outside the US, a VPN is essential – and our #1 choice is ExpressVPN (opens in new tab). With searing speeds and easy-to-use apps that work on tons of devices like Roku, Fire Stick, and Apple TV, as well as desktop and mobile, it's the perfect solution for accessing blocked content. Plus, you'll have 30 days to test the service before you commit.