NBC Sports App Not Working: Code 905, Android, iOS or Smart TV

Is NBC Sports App not working on your Android, iOS, Smart TV, Fire Stick, or Ruku device? and you are getting errors like content not loading, crashing, error code 905, and so on?

If yes you will find this post helpful to troubleshoot a few common issues related to the NBC sports app.

How to Fix NBC Sports app not working

Is the NBC Sports app not working with Xfinity, Samsung, Roku, iPhone, Xbox one, Firestick, Apple TV, Spectrum, Sony TV, or any other device?

The NBC Sports app is available for iOS and Android smartphones.

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You can Download NBC Sport from the iOS app store or Google play store, depending on which device you are using.

If the app store ratings are any indicator, it confirms that this app works better for iOS users compared to Android.

It has gotten the 4.6-stars rating on the apple store but the Google play store receives only 3.5 stars (as of now).

This indicates that lots of Android users are leaving negative reviews and ratings.

And it is because the app is not working properly on Android devices as it works on apple.

Most users are having the following problems while using this app-

  • The app is freezing in the middle of live games.
  • Getting black, white, or blank screen instead of loading content.
  • The app is slow, clunky, glitchy, and hard to scroll.
  • Crashing constantly while opening, using, or streaming any content there.
  • Failed to connect to Smart TV, Chromecast, Airplay, or Mirracast.
  • Not exactly an error, lots of users are complaining that it plays lots of commercials.

Those are the common issues that are currently faced by a large number of NBC app users.

While you can fix some issues which are caused due to network, phone, or app version you can’t fix if the problem is caused by a Bug or Glitch in the app.

And the issue mentioned above is just that.

But in case the app is not working due to some other reason you can follow the troubleshooting guide to fix the problem.

Steps to Fix NBC Sports app not working on Android or iOS

If you are having issues on your Android or iOS phone and tablets-

  1. Force close the app, reboot your phone and see if the app working again.
  2. Update to the latest version, Check your network connection.
  3. Check If the NBC website is working. Sometimes the problem could be because of a server down.
  4. You can try reinstalling the app and providing all sufficient permission for the app to work.
  5. Contact customer support if you facing an issue for a long time. You can contact customer support via mail at – support@nbcsports.com.

NBC app not working on Firestick, Smart TV or Ruku

Make sure that you have installed the application from the official source aka Inbuilt Amazon Firestick.

Installing an application other than the official app store would cause some unexpected errors.

To install the NBC app from Firestick’s inbuilt app store hit search and type NBC sports there.

If the app is available for your Smart TV or Firestick in your region you will be able to download the app.

However, if the NBC app is not available it will likely not compatible or might not be available in your region.

For Roku users, you can try removing and re-adding the channel.

Error code 905 NBC Sports on Chromecast

NBC Sports app works fine with all of the screen mirroring devices such as Miracast, most of the time.

However, one thing that is affecting a large number of sports fans is that they are getting errors like “Unable to play this asset” during the Livestream of some event.

Some users also get another issue like Error code 905 on Chromecast while they try to share screen to TV.

However, while the exact reason for this error is unknown, here are a few things you can try on your own-

  1. Make sure that both the mobile app and Chromecast is compatible, updated, nearby, and on the same network.
  2. Check that Location and Bluetooth services are enabled on both casting devices and your phone.
  3. Try toggling WiFi and Bluetooth on or off.
  4. Run the Chromecast troubleshooter – https://support.google.com/chromecast/troubleshooter/2995236.

If the issue is not fixed you can contact customer support for more information.

NBC Sports Support Contact

Needs help regarding NBC mobile app, Website any other services they are offering?

If need assistance you can contact NBC Sports support via mail, number or a few other means-

  • NBC Support Email – support@nbcsports.com.
  • Contact Number – 833-888-6227.
  • NBC Gold Support – Www.nbcsports.com/gold/support.
  • Submit a ticket – https://help.nbc.com/hc/en-us/requests/new?ticket_form_id=360001366074

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Is the NBC Sports app not working with Spectrum?

Seems like a network-specific issue. Try accessing the mobile app & website via another network. Once you are sure this problem is only happening with Spectrum you have to get in touch with Spectrum customer support.

Why is my NBC Sports app not working?

Reasons may vary and depends on the user to user. But the most common problem is likely caused due to network issues, server down, app incompatibility, low memory, or bug in the mobile app.

Why is the NBC sports app not working with Xfinity?

This again seems like an issue with network specific. Try the NBC website with the same network and try with a different network. If the website works with another network but not with Xfinity, you have to get in touch with Xfinity customer support.

Is NBC Sports app free?

For mobile and tablets, the application is available for free on iOS and Android app stores.


In this guide we talked about How to fix the NBC Sports app not working on Xfinity, Samsung, Roku, iPhone, Xbox one, Firestick, Apple TV, Spectrum, and Sony TV.

NBC’s mobile application is one of the must have streaming application that every sport fan need their smartphone. Streaming issues such as buffering, not loading are common here as well.

But by following simple troubleshooting steps such as force close, reset app or reinstalling helps you a lot to solve these issues.

Sarvin Batra is the Main Author, Editor at CnbDaily. He is an Expert in Tech especially Related to mobile phones, Android applications and Their uses. You can Connect with him on His Twitter Profile @SarvinBatra