How to Watch TV for Free with Sling TV

Cord cutters new and old have made Sling TV one the most popular streaming services in the country. With a broad range of channels and thousands of hours of content, Sling TV does live television as good as any streaming service has to offer. Most cord cutters know about Sling Orange and Sling Blue packages but you can also experience Sling TV for free. Here’s how to do it.

What is Sling Free?

Coming off the heels of their popular “Stay In & SLING” initiative, Slinging for free is here to stay. The Sling Free experience is exactly that. It allows users to watch select content curated by Sling TV for free. Users can watch as much content as they want too. The best part is that there is no sign-up or credit card required. No hidden fees, no strings attached.

Where can I watch Sling Free?

Sling Free can be found on most devices and platforms. You can stream Sling Free from a browser such as Chrome, Edge, and Safari by visiting

If you’re on the go or want to watch Sling Free on your smartphone or tablet then Sling has you covered. Sling Free can be found on Amazon Fire, Android, LG TV, Roku, Samsung TV, and XBOX by downloading the Sling TV app and look for Explore Free Shows under the My TV tab to begin streaming.

If your device isn’t listed above, don’t fear because Sling is looking to expand the free experience on more devices in the coming months. 

What can I watch with Sling Free?

Outside of being free, the best part of Sling Free is that it offers thousands of hours of content including live news, sports, classic TV shows, and movies on demand. There is a little bit of something for everyone and the channels are broken down by categories and genre. Below is a list of the genres and channels found on Sling Free and the type of content they contain.

  • Free Live TV & Movies
    • All of the live television shows and movies available on Sling Free can be found here.
  • Free Live News & Sports
    • Live sports and live news can be found here to keep viewers updated on today’s events.
  • Free Bingeable TV
    • Series new and old can be found in one place for binge watchers to stream their favorite show for no additional charge.
  • Free Sling Favorites
    • A true mix of bingeable shows, news, movies, sports and everything in between that Sling watchers love.
  • Free Popular Movies
    • A comprehensive list of the most popular movies from all genres that Sling Free has to offer.
  • Free Action & Adventure Movies
    • Action-adventure movies new and old can be found here for no additional charge.
  • Free Mystery & Suspense Movies
    • Just in time for autumn, enjoy the spooky season with some of the most suspenseful and mysterious films available.
  • Free Horror & Sci-Fi Movies
    • Imagination runs wild with a collection of movies for fans of horror and fiction.
  • Free Drama & Thriller Movies
    • Stakes are high in these dramatic titles that will keep your heart racing,
  • Free Black Cinema
    • A collection of movies with Black actors, Black directors, and Black creators.
  • Free Reality TV 
    • Reality TV junkies will be able to catch some of the most popular reality shows in one spot.
  • Free Food, Lifestyle and Travel Shows
    • Foodies, travelers, and DIY cord cutters can come together to experience free content that was curated with them in mind.
  • Free Kids’ Shows
    • Shows that will keep the little ones entertained with educational and fun programming.
  • Get a Free Taste, Subscribe for More
    • This is where you will find a sample of some of the most popular shows on television. A single episode of shows such as The Chi, Power, American Gods, Homeland, and more can be found here to help you decide if you want to subscribe to Sling TV.

If there is an on-demand title available for rental or a Pay-Per-View that catches your eye that isn’t available for Sling Free, then all you need to do is create an account with an email and password and enter your billing information to purchase it.

Need more content?

If Sling Free does not have what you are looking for, then you can always subscribe to Sling Blue or Sling Orange. Plus Sling TV comes with 3 days for free, so you can try it before paying for a monthly subscription. Another bonus is that it is easy to watch your favorite local channels with Sling TV

Whether you subscribe to Sling Blue, Sling Orange, or if you want to experience Sling for free with Sling Free, Sling TV has you covered.  Let us know in the comments if you’ve tried Sling Free or if you’re subscribed to Sling at all?

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Sign up for Sling Orange, Sling Blue, or combine both for a discounted price!

With YouTube and Hulu with Live both priced at $64.99/month, check out Sling TV Blue and Orange packages, which start at $35/month!