Table of Content
- 1 Why a VPN is necessary for Firestick?
- 2 How To Install Express VPN On Firestick
- 2.1 1- Go to “Search”
- 2.2 2- Type “Express VPN”
- 2.3 3- Select “Express VPN”
- 2.4 4- Select “Download”
- 2.5 5- Select “Open”
- 2.6 6- Select “Sign In”
- 2.7 7- Enter Username and Password then “Sign In”
- 2.8 8- Wait
- 2.9 9- Select “OK”
- 2.10 10- Select “OK”
- 2.11 11- Again Select “OK”
- 2.12 12- Select location
- 2.13 13- Select the drop-down menu
- 2.14 14- Select “Settings”
- 2.15 15- Select “Automatic”
- 2.16 16- Select “Connect on Android startup”
- 2.17 17- “Enable”
Express VPN is quite easy to set up on Amazon Fire TV Stick. A direct setup file is available for Firestick. Within a few minutes, you can hide your activities and replace your public IP address with a virtual IP address. In this guide, I am going to take you through the step by step process to install Express VPN on Firestick along with the first-time setup process.
Why a VPN is necessary for Firestick?
Amazon Firestick is made for streaming IPTV contents on a non-smart tv. If your television has an HDMI port, you can plug FireTVStick and play whatever you want from the internet. However, if you're not satisfied with the current OS of your smart tv, you can use Firestick too.
Amazon firestick is a world popular media streaming device used for watching Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Hotstar, and thousands of movies and tv shows apps. Basically, it's running on Fire OS which is a modified version of Android OS. You can run all the Android apps and games on your firestick.
Many apps providing geo-restricted contents for that particular location or country. If you want to access that content, you can unblock it with a VPN. Netflix and YouTube are some of those streaming apps which providing geo-restricted content. Many VPN are caught by Netflix but Express VPN is the only VPN that perfectly working with Netflix.
Also, many jailbroken firestick apps like Kodi, Titanium TV, Popcorn Time, Mobdro, Cyberflix, Cinema box, etc. are providing copyrighted streaming links. Means, your IP address is publically visible if you're not using a VPN. Hence, security experts advise to always use secure VPN on Firestick.
How To Install Express VPN On Firestick
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1- Go to “Search”
The installation process of Express VPN is quite simple. You can directly install it from the App Store. However, there are many more methods to install Express VPN on Firestick. But, I'm showing you the simplest method. Just open the “Search” option.
2- Type “Express VPN”
3- Select “Express VPN”
4- Select “Download”
5- Select “Open”
6- Select “Sign In”
Here you need to enter your Express VPN username and password. If you haven't created yet then sign up here for 3 months free trial.
7- Enter Username and Password then “Sign In”
9- Select “OK”
10- Select “OK”
11- Again Select “OK”
12- Select location
14- Select “Settings”
15- Select “Automatic”
Open VPN Protocol option and select “Automatic”
16- Select “Connect on Android startup”
We recommend you to hide your complete privacy on startup of Firestick. Enable this option and Express VPN will automatically open in the background when you turn ON your Firestick.
It's important to hide your total privacy with a VPN. Follow this complete guide and enable autostart of Express VPN on firestick. Also, we recommend you use the “Automatic” protocol option for best speed and high security.