In this tutorial, I will explain how to easily install a VPN service on your Amazon Fire TV Stick (Firestick) or Amazon Fire TV. Spoiler alert – it's so easy, all you need to do is follow several steps mentioned in this article. This guide works for both types of devices.
Why should you have this device in the first place?
These devices from Amazon will allow you to watch millions of movies and TV episodes from Amazon Prime, HBO, SHOWTIME, Netflix, Hulu, BBC iPlayer, and many many more.
And that's where a VPN comes in. Routing your internet traffic through a VPN will allow you to watch all geo-locked content from the providers mentioned above. And even better, if you are a user of Kodi you might find it useful in hiding your identity and location.
How to install VPN on Firestick or Amazon Fire TV in 3 simple steps
Amazon Fire TV Stick and Amazon Fire TV both run on a unique operating system (build on Android). This means that you can not access and download all VPN apps on Google Play. What you need to do is to select only those which are accessible in the Amazon App Store.
To make it easier we have already compared the top VPN providers and found the best solution for Amazon Fire TV and Firestick – ExpressVPN or you can also check our Free VPNs for Amazon Firestick comparison.
In order to connect through ExpressVPN, follow a couple of easy steps below.
Sign up for ExpressVPN on your computer.
Now search for “Express VPN” on your device and download the application.
Almost there, all you need to do now is to Sign in to ExpressVPN and accept Connection Request, to do that just hit “OK“.
Finally, you can connect through VPN and enjoy all geo-locked content from Amazon Prime, HBO, SHOWTIME, Netflix, Hulu, and BBC iPlayer on your Amazon TV devices.
? In order to be able to stream content from a specific country, you have to set the same country for your VPN server and Amazon Country Settings!
What is ExpressVPN?
ExpressVPN is one of the most popular VPN products on the market. It was first introduced to the market in 2009 (at least that’s what we were able to find). The product for Windows is extremely light, fast, and easy to use. It has also some advanced features like 4096-bit CA encryption, server locations in 94 countries, multi-platform licensing, and it handles simultaneous connections on up to 3 devices. See the full Express VPN review.