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How to Install and Watch BBC iPlayer on Firestick

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BBC iPlayer on Firestick

BBC iPlayer is a streaming service that lets you watch video content from the BBC network. This service can be accessed only in the UK. BBC iPlayer provides access to all the content for free with ads. With this app, you can watch all the live matches of FIFA World Cup 2022 on Firestick without spending a penny. You can install the BBC iPlayer from the Amazon App Store on Firestick. In addition, you can also sideload the BBC iPlayer on your Firestick using the Downloader app. After installing the app, you must activate it to access the content on Firestick.

BBC iPlayer on Firestick

How to Get BBC iPlayer on Firestick

#1. Hit the Find tab on the Firestick home screen.

#2. Tap Search and type BBC iPlayer in the search box.

Tap Search on Firestick

#3. Look for the app in the search results and select it.

#4. Hit the Get button to download the app on Firestick.

How to Activate BBC iPlayer on Firestick

#1. Launch the BBC iPlayer on your Firestick-connected TV.

#2. Hit the Sign in button exhibited at the center.

Select Sign in

#3. Note down the activation link and code displayed on the screen.

Note the BBC iPlayer activation code

#4. Visit the website https://account.bbc.com/account/tv and tap Sign in.

#5. Sign in to your BBC account using the necessary login details.

#6. Fill in the code on the box and hit the button Sign in on your TV.

Click Sign in on your TV

#7. Tap Continue to activate the app on your Firestick.

#8. Play any movie or sports content on the BBC iPlayer app and watch it on your Fire TV.

How to Sideload BBC iPlayer on Firestick

The BBC iPlayer is available only in the UK. If you reside outside the UK, you can’t install the app on your Firestick. Users outside the UK can sideload the BBC iPlayer on Fire TV.

#1. Install the Downloader app on your Firestick-connected TV.

Tap the Download icon

#2. To sideload third-party apps using Downloader, you need to enable the option Install unknown apps for Downloader. To do it,

Go to Settings → Click My Fire TV → Select Developer Options → Tap Install unknown apps → Turn ON Downloader.

Enable Downloader to install the BBC iPlayer app

#3. Launch the Downloader app on your Firestick and give access to the required permissions.

#4. Tap the Home tab on the left pane and enter the BBC iPlayer APK link on the URL box.

#5. Hit the Go button and wait for the APK file to download.

Enter the BBC iPlayer link

#6. After downloading the file, tap Install on the pop-up menu.

#7. Now, the BBC iPlayer app will be installed on your FireTVStick.

After sideloading the app, install a VPN on your Firestick and connect it to the UK server to bypass the geo-restrictions. One of the best VPNs for BBC iPlayer is NordVPN. You can easily install NordVPN on Firestick from the Amazon App Store.

After connecting to a VPN, refer to the steps given above to activate the BBC iPlayer app. You can also stream videos from the BBC iPlayer website using a browser on your Firestick.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is BBC iPlayer available on the Amazon App Store?

Yes. You can install the BBC iPlayer from the Amazon App Store on Fire TV.

2. How do I get the BBC iPlayer Kodi addon on Firestick?

You can install the BBC iPlayer Kodi addon from the official Kodi repository.

3. Can you watch BBC iPlayer for free?

BBC iPlayer is completely free to stream with ads.

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