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Trump inauguration live streams: Here's how to watch online

Watch these Inauguration Day live streams so you

Watch these Inauguration Day live streams so you don't miss a thing from Trump's swearing-in ceremony on Friday. Photo Credit: Getty Images / AFP / Don Emmert

The swearing-in of the nation’s 45th president is a moment you won’t want to miss — no matter your political stance. 

Trump officially drops the “elect” and becomes the president on Friday at the Capitol building, in an inauguration ceremony beginning at 11:30 a.m. Jackie Evancho will sing the national anthem after Trump recites the oath of office at noon. 

If you don’t have a television and want to watch the ceremony on your computer or phone, here’s how you can stream it online. 


PBS NewsHour will be streaming the inauguration live on Twitter starting at 11 a.m. You can join in on the conversation now at While you’re there, be sure to keep an eye on Trump’s Twitter page. 

White House Live

Tune in at 11:05 a.m. to watch the White House's stream of the ceremony at


A few publications will be airing coverage live via YouTube streams. Click on the featured "Inauguration Day Live" section of the main YouTube page, or head directly to The New York Times, Fox, ABC or NBC pages.

Reuters TV

Check out Reuters TV’s free streaming of the inauguration at You can access it via desktop, iOS, Android, app and on Roku.


Politico plans to stream the entire inaugural ceremony at, starting at 11:30 a.m. A cable provider is not required. 


You can watch coverage of the ceremony via CBS with a valid cable, satellite or telco provider at CBSN, CBS News’ live channel, will be streaming the inauguration online for free at, as well as on the CBS News app. 

Democracy Now 

Tune in for preview coverage from 8 to 9 a.m. at, where Democracy Now will be reporting live from Washington, D.C. Then, stay tuned for a special broadcast of the ceremony with commentary from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 


If you have a verified service provider login, you’ll be able to stream the ceremony online at If you don’t, you can still watch a 10-minute live preview.


ABC will be covering the inauguration live starting at 11 a.m. You can watch online with a verified service provider login at


NBC will be — you guessed it — streaming coverage live starting at 10 a.m. at


Watch inauguration coverage online via Fox News Go at The network will be broadcasting live from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 


If you can't get away from work long enough to watch a live stream, consider turning on radio coverage via NPR, Fox, CBS, NBC or ABC.

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