OpenVPN is an open source software which allows us to implement VPN (Virtual Private Network) techniques to create a secure connection. OpenVPN is available for cloud platforms, Windows, Android, and much more devices. Amazon Fire TV Stick is an Android-based device and hence, you can easily install OpenVPN on Firestick. By installing the OpenVPN app on Amazon Fire Stick, you can enjoy the benefits of this VPN on your Fire device.
Install OpenVPN on Firestick
OpenVPN is not available officially on the Amazon App Store. Hence, you have to sideload the app as a third-party application. Follow the below steps to install OpenVPN on Firestick:
Note: Before installing any third-party app, you have to turn on apps from unknown sources. Go to Settings -> My Fire TV -> Developer Options -> Apps from unknown sources -> Turn On
#1: Open Downloader app.
#2: Enter the URL “https://bit.ly/2UHiOsZ” and click Go.
#3: The app will start downloading.
#4: Once the app gets downloaded, it will automatically move to the installation page. Click “Install“.
#5: The app will start installing.
#6: Click “Open” once the app gets installed.
These are the steps required to install OpenVPN on Firestick.
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How to use OpenVPN on Firestick?
#1: Open the installed OpenVPN app on your Fire TV Stick.
#2: There will be three option:
- Private Tunnel
- Access Server
- OVPN Profile
#3: As the application is not a dedicated one for firestick, you will not be able to control it via Firestick remote. Hence you have to use a mouse toggle.
Click here to install Mouse Toggle app for Firestick.
#4: Now open the app again and click the “Play/Pause” button twice. You will see the mouse toggle image on the screen.
#5: You will be able to control the mouse pointer using your Firestick remote.
#6: Now click on “Private Tunnel” button.
#7: If you already have an OpenVPN username and password, then enter it and click “Login“.
If you do not have a login id, then visit OpenVPN official site and sign up with a plan and then log in to access OpenVPN on Firestick.
These are the ways to use OpenVPN on Amazon Fire TV Stick.
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Thus by installing OpenVPN on Fire TV Stick, you can enjoy the benefits of this OpenVPN on your fire device as well. OpenVPN allows us to secure our connection and let us protected from online data theft. We have used Downloader app to install third-party apps, you can also use ES File Explorer or Apps2Fire to install it as well.
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