Amazon Fire TV is a set-top box that allows you to turn your HDTV into a Smart TV. In order to accessing streaming channels like US Netflix, HBO GO, and Crackle on your Amazon Fire TV in UK, you need to enable VPN on it. Since Amazon Fire TV does not have a VPN client itself. You’ll need to indirectly enable VPN on it by using one of two solutions. You could install VPN on a VPN ready router and then connect Amazon Fire TV to it. You could also enable Network Sharing on your computer and connect the streaming device to that. In both cases, your Fire TV Stick will get access to a VPN connection and consequently have access to any geoblocked channels.
How to enable VPN on Amazon Fire TV
Note : If the below is too complex for you. Try to give Smart DNS Proxies a try, they work out of the box with Amazon Fire TV.
How to enable US VPN on Fire TV Stick using a VPN enabled router
If you set up VPN on your router, all devices connected to that router will share its VPN connection. This way, VPN will be enabled on your Amazon Fire TV, PC, Mac, or any other devices that shares the router’s connection. I’ve already composed a a list of VPN compatible routers and instructions on how to install VPN on them.
How to enable American VPN on Amazon Fire TV using Network Sharing
Configuring a router can be a little bit difficult if you have never done it before. If you are searching for another way to enable VPN on Amazon Fire TV, you can try enabling network sharing on your computer. That way, your streaming device can share your computer’s VPN connection. I have edited a step-by-step guide which shows you how to enabled network sharing on PC and Mac.
List of American Channels on Fire TV unblocked using VPN
Take a look at the list of channels you can unblock on Fire TVs.
- Amazon Instant Video
- Hulu Plus
- Showtime Anytime
- NBA Game Time
When setting up VPN, always remember that the most important step is to pick a VPN service that does not affect your internet connection adversely. Any of these VPN providers allow you to enable VPN on your Fire TV Stick.