Frequently Asked Questions
Why is it important to get WNBA League Pass this season?
WNBA League Pass is the perfect complement to the full slate of regular season and post season games offered on TV by ESPN, ESPN2, and NBA TV.
Will WNBA League Pass stream all WNBA games lives this season?
WNBA League Pass will offer approximately 185 live games, which will complement the 80+ games on ESPN, ESPN2, and NBA TV.
Games airing on ESPN and ESPN2, as well as other games taking place during the telecast windows of ESPN and ESPN2 games, will be subject to live blackout rules.
Local blackouts may apply for each WNBA market depending on the local TV schedule. The WNBA.com schedule lists all the games on League Pass, access it here.
What are locally televised blackouts?
If you are in an area that has a local station broadcasting the game, you will not be able to watch that game on WNBA League Pass. Check your local teams broadcast schedule to check which games are on TV in your area.
What are some of the features offered by WNBA League Pass?
WNBA League Pass provides multi-game viewing, which allows fans to watch up to four games at once.
Fans are able to activate statistical overlays when watching games.
All games streamed live are archived and then made available on demand.
WNBA League Pass provides a live game DVR, enabling viewers to pause and rewind game action, as well as a timeline feature to jump directly to game highlights.
A subscription allows game viewing on multiple devices, including smartphones, tablets and computers.
How can fans acquire WNBA League Pass?
WNBA League Pass can be purchased on leaguepass.wnba.com, team sites and via in-app purchase on iPhone, iPad, Android Smartphones and Android tablets. To purchase or authenticate on mobile devices, users first have to download the WNBA app.
The WNBA app is a free application for the global audience that allows users to access WNBA video highlights, schedules, scores, stats, news, and standings.
Do fans have to pay for WNBA League Pass?
Yes, WNBA League Pass for the 2016 season is $5.99 USD. Users will need to create an account and complete the purchase flow.
When can I purchase WNBA League Pass?
Fans can purchase WNBA League Pass starting on April 28, 2016.
Can fans use their WNBA League Pass login from last year?
Yes, fans can use your account from last year. Fans will still need to buy a 2016 subscription.
Can fans use their WNBA.com or NBA.com All-Access account?
For the 2016 season, you cannot use your WNBA.com All-Access account to buy the WNBA League Pass subscription.
Is it possible to sample WNBA League Pass to see if I like it?
Fans can take advantage of a free trial during the first weekend of regular season games. Access will start early June.
What video quality are the games viewable in?
WNBA League Pass will provide the optimal video quality dependent on the current download bandwidth of your Internet connection, up to a max of 3MB. The video player uses adaptive bandwidth technology to periodically check your Internet connection and deliver you the optimal video quality experience for that connection. If the available bandwidth changes as you watch a game, the picture quality will fluctuate.
Can I watch WNBA League Pass games on my mobile device?
WNBA League Pass is available as part of the WNBA app - the free WNBA mobile application available on iPhone, iPad and Android. Once you have purchased your subscription online, you go to the app settings and log in.
How do I report a problem?
Live e-mail support is available for any issues with WNBA League Pass. You can contact support at email@example.com
I am having issues accessing WNBA League Pass in Safari on a Mac.
You may need to enable cookies in your Safari browser. Follow the following instructions to enable cookies:
- Click the Safari menu on the top right. It resembles a small gear icon. Or in newer versions of Safari click the "Safari" dropdown in the top left of your screen and select "Preferences"
- Select "Preferences."
- Click the Privacy tab.
- In the "Block Cookies" section, select "Never".