2 Easy Ways to Install VLC Player on FireStick (2022)

If you have a question, how do I get VLC Player on firestick? then read this article until the end because, In this tutorial guide, I will show you how to install VLC Player on firestick, there are two ways to download VLC Player on firestick. VLC can be downloaded on all firestick devices.

2 Easy Ways to Install VLC Player on FireStick

What is VLC Player for FireStick?

VLC Player hardly needs an introduction. Many users on all platforms (Windows, Linux, macOS, Unix, iOS, Android) consider VLC Player their go-to app for enjoying any quiet media. an equivalent player is now available on Amazon Fire TV Stick too.

It’s free, supports all file formats (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3), can optimize audio and video playback supported device supports integration with streaming services. VLC is meant for everybody, is completely free, has no paid features, no ads, no spying, and is developed by passionate volunteers. 

It is not an app, it is a digital savior. VLC for FireStick is often installed easily from the Amazon App Store. If you’re a replacement user, who just bought the FireStick, you’ll install the VLC player in two ways – directly downloading it from the Amazon app store and sideloading it using the Downloader app.


Highlights of VLC Player

NameVLC PLayer
StatusActive and Running

How to Download VLC on Firestick

You can install VLC on Firestick using 2 ways:

  1. Amazon App Store
  2. Downloader App

How to Install VLC on Firestick via Amazon App Store

Follow these steps given below, to download the VLC Player firestick:

1. Go to the home screen and click on the Find option then click on the Search option.

find and search option

2. enter VLC Player on the search bar, and click it from the suggesting bar.

enter Vlc player

3. Select VLC under the Apps and Games channel.

click on Vlc player

4. Click on Download to install VLC PLayer on FireStick.

Get or Download VLC Player

How to Install VLC Player on FireStick via Downloader

Now, if you are not able to install the VLC Kodi addon from the amazon store then you can use this method:

Part 1: Preparing FireStick to Install VLC Player

1. Go to the home screen of firestick and click on the Find option

2. Then click on the Search option.

Find and Search option

3. Search for the Downloader app on the Search bar and choose it from the suggested bar.

enter Downloader

4. On this page, you have to click on the download option to install it on firestick.

After downloading you have to enable the firestick setting to download apps from an unknown source.

5. Go to the home screen again, and click on the Setting icon.

settings option

6. Click on My Fire TV.

My Fire TV

7. Now, click on Developer Options.

Developer options

8. Now, turn on ADB debugging.

ADB debugging

9. Now, click on Install unknown apps

install unknown apps

10. select the Downloader app and turn it on to download apps from it.

turn on Downloader

Part 2: Sideloading VLC FireStick

11. Open the Downloader app and click on the Search bar.

URL box on downlaoder

12. Now, enter this URL: http://bit.ly/vlc334  on the search bar, and click Go.

enter URL

12. Downloading will be starting it takes some time, depending on your internet speed.

downlaoding file

After downloading click on the install button.

install VLC Player

13. Wait for some time, the installation will be complete in a few seconds.

14. After installation, click on Done.


15. Now, delete this file because it occupies space it is not important.

Delete unnecassary file

16. Click Delete once.

Delete again

So you can see How it is simple to install VLC to firestick via these methods.

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Razi Haider

Hi! I'm Razi Haider, a Professional Electronic Engineer and part-time blogger. Being an avid cinephile and other content streamers myself, I started TheFirestickTV.com in 2020 to help others to access and stream good content on any platform. Here I do share all the tutorials and compilations of best services, write how-to articles, and cover all the major and minor updates regarding streaming, firestick, Kodi, Roku and other devices and platforms.