This is a step-by-step guide on how to install BBC iPlayer on FireStick, Fire TV, and Fire TV Cube.
Even though BBC iPlayer has an official app available on the Amazon App Store, only UK residents will be able to install it.
However, I have also mentioned another method using BBC iPlayer APK. I will be discussing both of these methods.
BBC iPlayer FireStick app is only available for UK residents. People living outside of the UK will need a VPN to access their free content. I recommend my readers to get Surfshark VPN, which works great with the BBC iPlayer app.
Method 1: How to Install BBC iPlayer on FireStick (with Downloader App)
Step 1: Open Firestick Home
Step 2: Click on the Settings icon
Step 3: Select My Fire TV
Step 4: Choose Developer Options
Step 5: Click on Apps from Unknown Sources
Step 6: Click on Turn On
Step 7: Navigate back to the home page and select the Find menu
Step 8: Click on the Search option
Step 9: Type “Downloader” and select it from the list
Step 10: Select the Downloader icon
Step 11: Click on “Download” and wait for the app to install
Step 12: Wait until the download is completed
Step 13: Click on Open to run the Downloader app
Step 14: Once the downloader opens, click on Allow
Step 15: A prompt will be displayed, click OK
Step 16: By default Home tab would be open with a text box displayed on the right side
Step 17: Type this URL bit.ly/bbc-iplayer2021 and click GO
Step 18: Click Download
Step 19: Once the download finishes, click Install
Step 20: Press Install again
Step 21: Once the app is installed, press Done
Step 22: Return to FireStick Home > Go to Settings > Then Applications
Step 23: Select Manage Installed Applications
Step 24: Here you will find BBC iPlayer in the list so click on it
Step 25: Click Launch Application
Before you start streaming on BBC iPlayer, you would need to install and use Surfshark on FireStick. Once you do that, you can enjoy watching free content.
Video Tutorial: How to Install BBC iPlayer on Firestick
Method 2: How to Install BBC iPlayer on FireStick (with Amazon Store)
BBC iPlayer is also available in the Amazon app store but only the UK residents would be able to see it. Users from outside UK would not be able to locate the app.
Follow these instructions if you live in the UK:
Step 1: Open FireStick Home
Step 2: Go to the Search icon from the top menu
Step 3: Type BBC iPlayer and click on the first result that appears
Step 4: Now click on the BBC player app
Step 5: Press Download
Step 6: Click Open once the download ends
Step 7: You will see the app appears on your screen
How to Use BBC iPlayer on FireStick
It is such an easy app to use on FireStick because of its interface. But since BBC iPlayer is only available in the UK, you are required to get Surfshark VPN for people trying to access iPlayer from the outside UK. Here are the steps:
Step 2: Open BBC iPlayer app on FireStick and enter Username and Password or Sign up if you don’t have an account.
Step 3: Start streaming Movies, TV Shows, Live Sports, etc.
List of TV Shows on BBC iPlayer
Here is a list of TV Shows you can watch on BBC iPlayer FireStick apk:
- The Split
- Get Even
- Line of Duty
- Fight Dirty
- King Gary
- Rio and Kate
- Top Gear
How to Watch NFL with BBC iPlayer
You can watch NFL with BBC iPlayer by streaming the BBC Two channel. However, you will only be able to watch selective matches.
If you want to stream multiple NFL matches and that also for free, then read our guide NFL on FireStick.
BBC iPlayer Alternatives
If you want more Movies and TV Shows from around the world, then you must try other alternatives as I have mentioned in the list below:
You can also lookup in our best FireStick channels guide that has tons of Movies & TV Shows in HD quality. But before you install any of these apps, you must read our best VPN for FireStick to stay protected online.
BBC iPlayer is easy to install on FireStick than you think. It is a UK app that is only available for people living in the country. However, with the help of a VPN, you can circumvent geographical restrictions.
This guide explains how easy it is to install BBC iPlayer on FireStick. We have also laid down a video guide to explain it to you. If you have any questions, please mention them in the comment section.