NordVPN ranks among the most common VPNs around the world. It allows you to protect your personal data & VPN connection so that the internet is truly neutral when you use it. It provides Protected Browsing by using a protocol known as CyberSec. A VPN identifies and blocks harmful malware and malicious websites so that they cannot harm your software and device while using the internet.
Nord VPN facilitates users with easy VPN Connection by quickly joining over 4,000 fast VPN servers across 60 countries. In some areas, streaming websites of Kodi Service providers are also blocked and cannot be accessed without a VPN. With NordVPN all Kodi content can also be very easily accessed even if it is banned in your area. While using Nord VPN you will stay unidentified.
NordVPN has a strict promise to customer privacy and does not keep any logs of any activities while a user uses the internet. NordVPN company has 24/7 support for their users. If you have any trouble you can set-up your NordVPN easily on Fire TV account with the online help. NordVPN also gives you unlimited bandwidth and a free 7-day money back guarantee.
Some service providers that have been restricted in your area can now be accessed using NordVPN on Fire TV connection. Fire TV OS is a fork of Android that is why there is no special application for Fire TV. You will need a VPN to watch your favorite content on your Fire TV. With this guide, however, you can easily install the Android app for NordVPN on a Fire TV.
Steps to install NordVPN on Amazon Fire TV
NordVPN can be installed on Fire TV using various methods. In this article, we will discuss two easy ones of them. Most of the steps are similar in these methods, therefore, it will not be difficult for you to follow both of them if anyone does not work for you.
Method 1: How to Install NordVPN on Fire TV
Step 1: On the top of Home Page on the menu, click Settings.
Step 2: Within the menu keeps on scrolling down until the tab for “Device” appears. Click on it.
Step 3: In the Device option you will notice “Developer Options”. Set the tab “Apps from Unknown Sources” to ON in the Developer Options.
Step 4: Now again visit the home page and there click on the magnifying-glass type Search button.
Step 5: In the search section, enter Downloader. The same will appear below in the list. Click on it from the list.
Step 6: Choose “Downloader app” icon. This icon will be a bright orange icon having a down arrow.
Step 7: When the app is downloaded, click on the downloaded file to install the app. Launch Downloader app after it is installed.
Step 9: After you enter the URL, click Go. By doing this it will download the Installation file “NordVPN.apk”. Do not make haste as the download may take a little long. It may also say Connecting instead of Downloading. Do not panic as they both will do the same job.
Step 10: Click Install when the NordVPN app is downloaded.
Step 11: Launch the NordVPN after the installation process is complete.
Step 12: After NordVPN is launched, you will be prompted to create an account with the option Create Account. Create your NordVPN account if you do not have one already. Since it is a bit problematic on Firestick, we will recommend you create your account by visiting the NordVPN website. This will be a lot easier. After you create your account, come back to NordVPN app and click on Sign In after clicking on the head-shaped icon located on the top left.
You are good to go with your VPN now.
Method 2 – Install NordVPN on Fire TV
Step 1: From the home screen, go to the Settings and then to Device.
Step 2: Go to Developer Options, Turn ON these two settings—“ADB debugging” and “Apps from unknown sources”.
Step 3: Go back to the home screen and search for an app called Downloader.
Step 4: Select “Get” and let the app to be installed. Now open it when installed.
Step 5: Type in the download link or URL to the APK file. Wait for a while. When you find the link, just click on the center button to start the download.
Step 6: When the download completes, you will be installing the app. Click on Install, then Open.
Step 7: As we all know that NordVPN is the third-party app, it does not show up on our homepage or even our Apps page. To find this you have to go to Settings > Applications > Manage installed applications and select your VPN app from the list. Then click Launch application.
Always remember to check whether the generation of your FireStick is compatible with the NordVPN you are going to purchase. There are some that do not support any VPNs. The problem mostly arises with 1st generation Firestick where you will not be able to connect even though you will have downloaded the NordVPN app properly.
If you do not know about the generation of your Fire TV Stick, just switch it on and go to Settings, then to System and finally About. This will tell you all the details about your device including its generation.
How to Use the NordVPN App on Firestick
NordVPN app functions exactly the same way as Android app does on a tablet or smartphone. Open the app and login to it. The Homepage has a map on the front with some pins that show you the approximate locations your NordVPN has got its range to.
If you want a server in a specific location, you can navigate the map and choose your desired location. Once you navigate to that, just click on the Connect button on the same page. In a few moments, you will be connected to the best server for that location.
At the bottom of this page, you will find a Quick Connect button. If you just want to connect to the VPN, click this button and after a few moments, you will get the best NordVPN according to your current location.