BBC iPlayer, based in the UK, offers British-based movies, series, TV shows, news, documentaries, and more. The app offers most of the contents for free. But the service is available in the UK. You can get the app on Amazon Firestick from the Amazon App Store itself. But still, since the app is only available in the UK, and you have to use a VPN to download the app in other areas. So you have to go for apk download via the Downloader app. Or you can use the app as a Kodi add. Now, this guide has detailed all the available methods to get BBC iPlayer on Amazon Firestick.
BBC iPlayer on Amazon Firestick
There are many ways to get the BBC iPlayer app on Amazon Firestick.
- Download app from the Amazon App Store
- Or get the app via the Downloader app
- Or add the service as Kodi Add on
But make sure to download any VPN software and enable it like ExpressVPN, IPVanishVPN, SurfShark VPN, or NordVPN.
How to Install BBC iPlayer on Firestick: Amazon App Store
1). Press the home button on Amazon remote.
2). From the home screen, choose the Search option.
3). Type BBC iPlayer on the provided text box.
4). Choose the app from the search result. Click the app to go to the app info page.
5). Then click on Get or Download to download the BBC iPlayer app on your Firestick.
How to Sideload BBC iPlayer on Firestick: Using Downloader
In order to download the app from Downloader, you need to enable the Apps from Unknown Sources.
1). From the home screen, go to Settings > My Fire TV or My device > Developer options.
2). Click on Apps from Unknown Sources. And on the pop-up, click the Turn On option.
3). Then search for the Downloader app. Choose the app from the list of search results.
4). On the app info page, click on Download or Get.
5). Then open the Downloader app once it is installed.
6). On the Downloader app, type the BBC iPlayer download link on the search bar.
7). Then click Go. Then on the next pop up click Download.
8). Once the file is done downloading, click the Install button. Then click Install again.
9). The app will be installed, then click the Done button.
10). You can delete the APK as you don’t want it anymore.
How to Stream BBC iPlayer on Firestick: Using Kodi
Kodi is a digital media player that also offers various channels and Live TVs as an add-on. But then you have to sideload Kodi on Firestick via Downloader. Once after downloading the app, you can proceed with the following steps.
1). Launch the Kodi app on your Amazon Firestick.
2). Click on the Settings icon.
3). On the next screen, choose the Add-ons option.
4). On the next window, click on Install from Repository.
5). Now choose the Kodi Add-on repository.
6). Scroll down and click on Video add-ons.
7). Scroll and find iPlayer WWW. (To search Options > Filter).
8). Select Install on the next screen. Once the add-on is installed, you can see a message iPlayer WWW Add-ons installed on the screen.
9). Go back to the home screen. Go to Add-ons > Video Add-ons. Then, click on BBC iPlayer.
How to Use BBC iPlayer on Amazon Firestick
1). Open the VPN app on your Amazon Firestick. And connect the server to the UK.
2). Now open the BBC iPlayer app on your Amazon Fire TV Stick.
3). Now sign in with your login credentials.
4). An Activation code will appear.
5). Go to the BBC iPlayer website on your PC or smartphone.
6). Log in with your credentials.
7). Enter the code and click Continue. And click Sign in to your TV.
8). On the next screen, click the Continue button.
9). Then, tap the OK, Got It button.
Related: How to Watch BBC iPlayer on Chromecast.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can you get BBC iPlayer on Firestick?
Yes, you can. You can stream the BBC iPlayer on Amazon Fire TV Stick in three different ways.
2. Is BBC iPlayer free on Amazon Fire Stick?
BBC iPlayer is available for free, and you can stream all the videos in the app for free without any subscription.