What was once great just crashes 2/5
It never opens up. It once worked.
Force Close 1/5
The app keeps closing every time I make attempts to open it. Fix the app. This is getting annoying as I am unable to watch shows live through the app anymore
App won’t open/keeps crashing 1/5
By Sarahphina :)
The app continues to not open which has been happening for about a month or two now.
Won’t open. 1/5
I’ve never had a problem watching shows on this app. In less than a week’s time, the app has stopped working. I get an error message, “Oops...1036 Unable to retrieve required files for playback. Please try again in a few minutes. Code 007-700-1036.” Yet the app works fine on my Kindle Fire.
App Won’t Open 1/5
The app was working fine & as of a couple weeks ago, I can’t get it to open now. What’s going on with the app? I’m missing all my favorite shows!! Loved this app before & now it’s horrible!!!
Absolutely awful, I have at&t cable and when I log into my ESPN app or TNT app to watch NBA games it works no problem but when I use the ABC app it literally never works and always says “live stream is not available right now”. Straight garbage.
The app won’t open 1/5
By nps volunteer
I have been watching shows on the ABC app all along, and now when I try to open the app all I get is a black screen. What’s going on?
Continued issues 1/5
It seems with my experience that I cannot use the ABC app more often than not to watch my shows. My schedule is crazy so I typically watch shows the day after or a few days after they air. And recently I cannot get them to load siting issues ranging from “content not available“ to “parental controls issue”. I’m not very happy about this. Sorry ABC for the bad rating, but you really should get this fixed.
And after writing the first part of this review, the app won’t open or work for me at all.
No service 1/5
I have not been able to watch any program for a week now. Every time I try I get the message “The content you requested was not found. Code 001-1300-000. What’s up with that?
The app has an error every time I want to watch it 1/5
I have screenshot of the error code 001-1300-000 and “the content you requested was not found”
Not able to get this app 5/5
I am very frustrated. I had this app now I don’t. There’s no one to write to to get this bug fixed.
Not opening 1/5
For 2+ weeks the app will not open just crashes. Come on ABC get it together.
Nothing available to watch!? 1/5
I used to be able to watch older shows thru this app, but everything I click on says “oops, the content is not available!” 🤬
Keeps losing my TV network 1/5
All the other apps seem to be able to keep me verified but ABC keeps losing the connection.
Yes, I have reached out to support, they told me how to fix the problem, I can fix it but it keeps happening. So please make it stop happening.
Good and bad 3/5
I find the app relatively easy to navigate. While this might seem to be a given, the competing networks don’t seem to always manage this. And when it works, it’s fairly seamless BUT 1) What is the point of the black bar across the top??? Why cut off the top of people’s heads? And it serves no useful purpose. 2) And fix the feeds, especially for the local segments. On a regular basis, I get nothing on the live stream. Sometimes for hours, occasionally for a couple days.
On the other other hand, the breadth is quite good. Plus 1 star if they ditch the black bar, and 2 more for fixing the program feeds.
App issue 1/5
As soon as I open the app it goes back to my Home Screen over and over again.
App Crashing/Won’t Open 1/5
By KY Retired Teacher
I loved this app until the last few weeks when it acts like it is going to open-then crashes and doesn’t. My Iphone is updated to the latest IOS, I have deleted the app and reinstalled, and the app is updated. I see that many people are having the same issue. Please help!!!
Ditto all the bad reviews 1/5
The ABC app just stopped working on my iPhone 8! I’ve had it for years and now I haven’t been able to open it in weeks. Why???? I have a Directv account and should be able to use it. I’m super frustrated. Only giving it 1 star because I want to submit a complaint. The app tries to open for a couple seconds and then immediately shuts down. I have the latest version on my phone. Please fix this pronto.
I ditto all the bad reviews listed. I too just checked back to see if ABC went back to their original terms, but discovered even more bad reviews. I feel that ABC doesn't care if people use this app. I am a Directv subscriber and used the app to catch up on shows I missed a portion of because local news interrupted a show because of televising weather conditions. It was nice to know I didn't have to miss out. Well now, I'm missing out. Oh well. I'm trying to watch more shows on channels other than ABC. Hard for me to support ABC at all at this point. I had to give it 1 star just to submit the review, but I don't think you deserve any stars. 0 stars.
Tv provider 2/5
I don’t have a provider
Can I still use this app to watch shows?
New updated app not working 1/5
I just updated the ABC app on my IPhone XR and now when I click on it, it opens and then closes. Can you explain why?
Ads are way to long!
Crap App 2/5
I’m sorry, I normally LOVE the ABC app, but after the last bug fixes, it totally screwed everything up. In order to watch anything, I have to delete it and then redownload it, watch what I want and then have to delete it again because shutting it off and going back in it, well it crashes and won’t even load. I’m beyond disgusted. I was hoping that it would be fixed soon, but obviously it’s not. I do have an iPhone and the latest iOS version. I really don’t know what else to do except to see if I can watch things from the website or forget it altogether and use On Demand. I can’t be the only person who’s having this issue. But I don’t see any new complaints; which I did try going to the App Support first - didn’t find anything yet about app crashes, and of course that’s above and beyond not being able to sign in or adding your provider. Any help would be appreciated.
app won’t launch☹️ 1/5
By Tohru Melody
it crashes before it can even load the opening logo...😐
Does not open to even enter support ticket 1/5
Come on guys you are too big a company to keep telling every review to enter an in app ticket it it crashes on open. IT DOES NOT OPEN!!!
It used to be a 5. 1/5
For the past couple of weeks the app won’t open. It goes to the screen with the letters and the red chasers. Then it winks out. It won’t start. I’ve updated. I d gotten rid of unused apps on my phone. I e restarted the phone several times. It don’t play.
The ABC App on my iPhone is still not working 1/5
By Sis. Naeemah
If I could give a zero I would because the App does not work. It acts as if it’s going to start and then it goes completely off. Nothing, Nada, Nilch. Even abc. com is not working.
App keeps crashing into errors! 2/5
By Britt Murella
Your app keeps crashing into errors when I launch the app and I hate it!
Doesn’t work 1/5
For the last two weeks the app doesn’t open, just a black screen. Deleted off my device!
THERE ARE TWO MINUTE ADS WHYYY! IT SAYS NO ADS AND FULL EPISODES SO WHY HAVE THEM
Keeps saying error everytime I click to watch!!
Not good 3/5
Often doesn’t work and is super irritating
First it was the Opps message, now the app will not even open! 1/5
So very disappointed l.
App is great when it lets me in and does not kick me out but when it does not allow me to watch my shows the app is very disappointing.
Doesn’t work well 2/5
By Mrs Morelos
Haven’t been able to watch much lately, too many “oops” messages that say this video can’t play. Now the app won’t even open all morning!
I love this app except 5/5
By Caroline Carbaugh
As someone who is blind, I really enjoy have accessible this app is with voiceover. However I noticed lately I can’t watch American Idol properly what I open up Apple TV and every time I open the TV app on my phone I always have to re-download ABC because the ABC app doesn’t work properly it used to work great with the TV app on my phone and now it does it for some reason and I don’t know why so you may want to consider fixing this just a suggestion.
Love ❤️ 5/5
Great app! Love my shows 💓
I can watch whenever I have a chance!
By far, the WORST app I have. Completely useless, never works right and always goes back to the beginning when you’re half way done so it makes finishing an episode impossible. Won’t allow you to move the episode ahead to where you had watched before commercials. Can’t finish a single episode. A total waste. You’d think the folks maintaining the app have never done this before. Unbearable.
Will not open 1/5
I used to love this app - used it to watch my favorite ABC shows while working out. However about two to three weeks ago it stopped opening. :-( It starts to open (I get the ABC logo) but then immediately shuts down. I tried uninstalling it and then reinstalling it, no dice. Very frustrating!!
App stopped working on iPad 1/5
The abc app has stopped working on my iPad. It will start the opening process then go to a blank black screen and close. I’ve deleted and reinstalled the app multiple times. I’ve also restarted my iPad. I’ve checked all of my iPad settings. The app still malfunctions.
This App is Garbage 1/5
Come on ABC. One of the biggest networks and your app has a tech issue that just keeps happening? This app, no matter what show you are playing, has a rapid and loud tapping/rumbling sound in the background which is irritating and drowns out the audio on the show. The show starts fine and then after any commercial break, this tapping/rumbling starts and won’t stop until you recast it. Rinse and repeat after EVERY commercial break. It’s maddening and makes watching this app so inconvenient as to be worthless. Please fix this issue.
Has trouble streaming; and long initial load time. Very often gives the message that ‘search’ is not available. Too many successive commercials with so little content between them.
App used to be good, something changed 2/5
The iPad app gives me an error on every locked show, stating I need to re-authenticate, but does not provide a way to do so. I go to settings to try to sign out and sign back in - but the “buttons” to sign out don’t actually do anything. I can’t sign out. I can’t reauthenticate, so therefore I can’t watch any of the shows I want to watch. I have tried deleting and reinstalling the app. I have made sure my iOS and app are up to date. Nothing works.
Months later and still not fixed. Now the app crashes 2 seconds after launching and I can’t get it to work.
Very frustrating 1/5
I am unable to watch anything. I keep getting an error message to try later.
? Not useful for everyone 1/5
Why do you have to have a provider to watch this app? What if you don’t have a provider like me. You down loaded the app thinking, “hey this maybe a great thing bc the app if free and I can watch some previous seasons of shows or some older shows,” and nothing. Straight road block. What the?! Am I doing something wrong or do you just have to have cable already to have the app? Which doesn’t make since. If you have cable while would you want the or need the app. Hmm. I guess I just have to stay with my CW app.
App not working 1/5
I have (as a previous review stated) gotten the oops message several times over the last couple of months. But now I can’t even get that! For 2-3 weeks now the app won’t even open. It starts to open - the ABC starts to show - and then just closes. Every time. Haven’t been able to watch anything for a while now. Help!!!! What is going on??????
Never works with cable company 1/5
This app never works with my cable company which I have called and says I should have access .... super annoying
Automatic at closes by itself before loading 1/5
I used to love this app but i haven’t been able to watch it for weeks bc when i open it, it automatically closes before even loading. It will not open. Really? Surely people have complained about this bc it happens to my mom also.
Last update causes the app to crash or shut down immediately 1/5
So this last update was a flop and now I can’t watch ABC anymore. Missing all my favorite shows.
All My Faves 5/5
By Lil' Miss P
I <3 watching all my favorite shows from American Idol, Call Your Mother to Dancing With The StArs