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Access WATCH ABC Live Stream
Last Updated: Thu, 05 Dec 2013 > Related Articles
Learn how to access the WATCH ABC Live Stream with your Cox User ID and Password.
WATCH ABC allows Cox customers the opportunity to watch their favorite ABC shows On Demand and access live streaming of local programming from the following ABC affiliate stations:
- WABC in New York
- WPVI in Philadelphia
- KGO in San Francisco
- KFSN in Fresno
- WLS in Chicago
- WTVD Raleigh / Durham
- KTRK in Houston
- KABC in Los Angeles
Currently only Cox customers who reside in Orange County and Palos Verdes California can access the WATCH ABC live stream for the local ABC affiliate, KABC. Cox customers who travel to the above locations can use their Cox User ID and Password to view the live streaming content for that local channel. Otherwise, content is only available via On Demand.
Before You Begin
WATCH ABC System and Device Requirements
The following table outlines the requirements for accessing and using WATCH ABC.
|Type of Requirement||Description|
|Registration||You can access WATCH ABC On Demand content online or via the app. Effective July 1, 2013, to access and watch the Live Stream, you must sign in with your Cox User ID and Password. If you don't have a Cox User ID and Password refer to Cox.com Account Registration and Preferences.|
Open the WATCH ABC app, or go to http://WATCHabc.go.com.
Click or tap the Live tab.
The WATCH Live Stream page displays with a button to Confirm Location.
Click or tap the Confirm Location button.
- If you receive a message that "WATCH ABC Live Stream is not available in your area," you will not be able to access the live stream until it is available in your market.
- If the Live Stream is available you will be prompted to "Verify your TV Provider account." Proceed to the next step.
Click or tap Cox from the list of providers.
You will be prompted to login with your Cox User ID and Password.
Enter your Cox User ID and Password and click or tap the Sign In button.
Once you have successfully signed in, the live stream of the local station will begin to play.
Issues Accessing WATCH ABC
If you have issues signing into the live stream of the app (Orange County and Palos Verdes customers only), contact us. If you have a technical issue with the app, contact 1-800-230-0229 Monday - Friday from 9 am to 10 pm ET, Saturday 9 am to 3pm ET, closed on Sunday.