How to Install & Use Surfshark on FireStick [Affordable VPN]

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This is a step-by-step guide on how to install & use Surfshark VPN on FireStick, Fire TV, and Fire TV Cube in 2 easy methods.

Surfshark VPN is one of the best and most affordable VPNs on Firestick available today. It has over 3,200+ servers that are available in 100 countries.

It has multiple amazing built-in features including CleanWeb (Block Ads/malicious sites), Kill Switch, Bypasser (Split Tunneling), Autoconnect, etc.

You can find the Surfshark VPN app on the Amazon app store or sideload it by using a code on your downloader app.

Moreover, with a single Surfshark account, you can connect to unlimited devices and it only costs $2.19/mo (24 months + 2 free months) with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

Best Ways to Install & Use Surfshark VPN on FireStick

I have discussed the methods to install, set up, and use different features of Surfshark VPN on FireStick. Have a look:

Install Surfshark VPN on FireStick From the Amazon App Store

Installing Surfshark VPN on an Amazon Firestick/Fire TV device is as easy as snapping your finger. Just a few steps and you’re there.

Step 1: Open Firestick Home and click on Find Icon.

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Step 2: Select the Find menu

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Step 3: Type ‘Surfshark’ and select the it.

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Step 4: Select the Surfshark app.install-surfshark-on-firestick-Amazon-app-store-4

Step 5: Press Download

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Step 6: Once the download completes, click Open

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Get Surfshark

Install Surfshark VPN on FireStick using the Downloader App

If you don’t find the Surfshark VPN app on the Amazon App Store in your region, you can sideload the Surfshark APK file with the help of the Downloader App. Just follow the steps below:

Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Turn ON your FireStick device and Go to FireStick Home

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Step 2: Click on the Settings icon 

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Step 3: Select the My Fire TV option

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Step 4: To enable the Developer Option, click About.

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Note: If you have already enabled the Developer Option, then proceed to Step 10

Step 5: Click on the Fire TV Stick option quickly at least 7 times

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Step 6: Now you will see this message at the bottom saying "No need, you are already a developer". So stop clicking then

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Step 7: Now the Developer Option will appear in the menu so click on it

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Step 8: Choose Apps from Unknown Sources to turn it ON

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Step 9: Simply click Turn On

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Step 10: Now return to the FireStick Home menu by pressing the "Home" icon on the remote and click on Find

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Step 11: Now select the Search icon

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Step 12: Type Downloader and press search

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Step 13: Select the Downloader App icon from the list available in the Amazon Store

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Step 14: Tap Get/Download

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Step 15: Wait for a while until the installation process is completed

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Step 16: Now click Open

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Step 17: Select Allow to give access to the downloader app

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Step 18: Click OK here

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Step 19: This is the Downloader App interface, Choose the Home tab and click Search Bar

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Step 20: Enter the Surfshark VPN Downloader Code 730116 in the search box OR enter this URL bit.ly/fsh-downloads and click Go

Note: The referenced link is the official URL of this app/website. FIRESTICKHACKS does not own, operate, or re-sell any app, streaming site, or service and has no affiliation with its developers.

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Step 21: Scroll down and click “Surfshark” from the “VPNs” category.

Note: If the app doesn’t start to download, then clear the Downloader App cache using this article.

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Step 22: The app will start downloading.

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Step 23: Click Install.

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Step 24: Once installed, click Done

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Step 25: Click Delete to remove the APK to free up space.

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Step 26: Click Delete once again.

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How to Set Up Surfshark on FireStick

Once you have installed the Surfshark VPN app, you can set it up on your Firestick and avail the amazing features.

Here are the steps on how to set up Surfshark on a FireTV Stick:

Step 1: Open the Surfshark VPN app and click on Login

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Step 2: Log in directly with your Email and Password OR Use an already logged-in device (like your mobile phone) to scan this QR Code and that will automatically log you in on your TV OR Click Enter Login Code.

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Step 3: On any Logged-in app, go to Settings > My Account > Enter Login Code.

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Step 4: Select Any Country or choose Quick Connect to automatically connect to the fastest server.

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Step 5: Click OK if it prompts you to establish a connection

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Step 6: You are now Connected! start streaming anonymously.

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Get Surfshark

How to Manage Locations on Surfshark

Surfshark lets you choose from 3000+ servers and mark it a favorite. Here is how you can manage locations on Surfshark:

Step 1: You can use the search bar to search any location and click on the STAR icon to mark it favorite.

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Step 2: Your location will be successfully added to the Favorites.

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Step 3: The Bubble Sign on the location indicates the load on the server. (For eg. the Algeria Server looks more crowded than the Albania Server)

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Get Surfshark

How to Enable Kill Switch Feature on Surfshark

Surfshark VPN offers a built-in Kill Switch Feature that protects you from exposing your IP address or leaking important data by disabling your Internet connection when the VPN connection suddenly drops for any reason.

Follow the steps below to enable Kill Switch:

Step 1: Open the SurfShark VPN app.

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Step 2: Click Settings

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Step 3: Enable the Kill Switch 

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Step 4: Choose Reconnect to make this feature work.

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How to Enable Split Tunneling on Surfshark

Surfshark offers a built-in Spilt Tunneling feature which is divided into two different options “Bypass VPN” and “Route via VPN”.

The Bypass VPN option allows the VPN user to choose applications that can connect to the Internet without being routed through the encrypted VPN connection.

Whereas, Route via VPN option on the other hand allows you to choose which apps you want to run with VPN encryption security.

Follow the steps below to enable split Tunneling:

Step 1: Open the Surfshark App and click Features.

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Step 2: Choose Route via VPN or Bypass via VPN

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Step 3: Choose Reconnect

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Step 4: Route via VPN Option is enabled. Now click on 0 Apps selected.

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Step 5: Scroll or use the search bar to find the app.

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Step 6: Choose the app.

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Step 7: Choose Reconnect. 

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Step 8: You have successfully selected the app.

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Get Surfshark

Block Ads with Surfshark

Surfshark has a built-in feature CleanWeb to block ads, malicious sites, and trackers.  Follow the steps below to enable this option:

Step 1: Open the Surfshark App and click Features 

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Step 2: Turn the Clean Web toggle ‘On’

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Step 3: Choose Reconnect

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Step 4: You have successfully enabled CleanWeb 

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Get Surfshark

Why Do You Need Surfshark VPN on Firestick?

If you’re a Firestick user passionate about streaming, Surfshark can maximize your streaming experience. Here’s how this tool can transform how you enjoy content on your device:

1. Access Geo-Restricted Content:

Surfshark VPN increases your streaming experience by allowing access to geo-restricted services from anywhere like Netflix (Any Country) and BBC iPlayer (UK), TG4 (Ireland).

2. Added Security:

It offers strong encryption that protects your data on public Wi-Fi, securing your Firestick against cyber threats and unauthorized access with its CleanWeb feature.

3. Privacy Protection:

Lastly, Surfshark protects your privacy by masking your IP address, ensuring your streaming habits and personal information remain private from ISPs and the government with its Kill Switch feature.

4. Block Ads

Surfshark’s CleanWeb feature on Firestick blocks annoying ads and improves your streaming experience on Firestick.

5. Unlimited Devices 

Surfshark VPN allows unlimited devices on a single account, a major advantage for households with multiple internet-connected devices.

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Top Notch Features of Surfshark

Surfshark is not just easy on the pocket but has tons of amazing features that make it stand out among other VPNs. Have a  quick look at its features:

  • Global Server Access: 3200+ servers in 100 countries.
  • Unlimited devices: Connect to unlimited devices with a single account.
  • Favorites Feature: Mark preferred servers for quick access.
  • Server Load Display: Visual indicators show server congestion.
  • Static IP: Consistent IP address every session.
  • MultiHop Connection: Double VPN for extra security.
  • CleanWeb: Blocks ads, trackers, and malicious threats.
  • Bypasser: Let certain apps/websites bypass the VPN.
  • Customizable VPN Settings: Auto-connect, quick-connect locations, and protocol options.
  • KillSwitch: Secures internet in case VPN drops.
  • Small Packets: Enhances connectivity on slow networks.
  • App Customization: Adjust language, manage reports, and toggle analytics.
  • Account Management: View subscription details and log-out options.
  • Surfshark Antivirus: Scans for viruses and removes harmful files to keep your devices safe from malware.
  • Surfshark Search: Provides a private search experience, hiding your activity from search engines and delivering truly organic search results without tracking.
  • Surfshark Alert: Monitors for data breaches and provides real-time alerts if your information is compromised.
  • Alternative Id: enhances digital privacy by hiding your identity, protecting your email from spam, etc.

Price of SurfShark VPN 

Surfshark offers flexible plans each with a 30-day money-back guarantee for its customers to choose from. Here are the different plans offered by Surfshark VPN.

[Note: THese are the prices in the US. Prices may vary in different regions]
Plan 1 MONTH 12 MONTHS 24 MONTHS
Surfshark Starter $15.45/mo $2.79/mo $2.19/mo
Surfshark One $15.95/mo $3.19/mo $2.69/mo
Surfshark One+ $17.95/mo $5.09/mo $4.29/mo

Surfshark Rating on Amazon Store

Surfshark has quickly established a strong reputation, achieving a high rating of 4.1/5 from 43,890 reviews on Amazon.

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Alternatives of Surfshark VPN

Firestick is a video streaming device that you can stream from anywhere. Here are some other VPNs other than Surfshark.

FAQs – Surfshark VPN

1. How to fix the Surfshark log-in issue?

You might face difficulty in logging in to Surfshark with your email. Click the link to fix Surfshark website/App login issues

2. Does Surfshark VPN work with streaming services?

Surfshark VPN is capable of bypassing most of the streaming services including Netflix, Hulu, Fubo, and many others which are limited to some specific regions.

3. Can I install the Surfshark on Firestick for Free?

Surfshark app is free and available on the Amazon App Store to install, but you need to buy its subscription plan starting from just $2.19/mo.

Conclusion

Surfshark is one of the most affordable VPNs available on FireStick as it offers tons of features like a kill Switch, cleanWeb, SplitTunneling, and unlimited device connections for just $2.19/mo.

You can install and use Surfshark on FireStick from the Amazon app store or sideload its APK using the single downloader code.

Surfshark is more than entertainment; it not only unblocks global streaming services like Netflix and Hulu while increasing your security measures and protecting your digital privacy.

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Black Joseph is a tech enthusiast and creative mind behind firestickhacks.com. With a passion for optimizing streaming experiences, he's dedicated to sharing innovative hacks and solutions for Firestick users. Joseph's expertise and insights help users unlock the full potential of their devices, making entertainment more accessible and enjoyable

10 comments

  1. each time I try to connect to either my Chromebox on VPN or on firestick I get connected straight away and after a few seconds it says no connection check your internet. I have just had an upgrade from sky and everything else is working just great except my surfshark 77years old and not up for it anymore.Don’t have anyone to advise me so would be really helpful to be told what I can do

    • There seems to be a problem with your VPN. You will need to re-install Surfshark. If the problem persists, you can get help from their customer support. They will fi it in few minutes.

  2. Unable to view my Beast TV anymore? please HELP

  3. I want to sign up to Beast

  4. I need to know how to load TV tap on my firestck

    • Hello Rein, you first need to install the downloader app which has been provided in the guide. Then you need to put the TVTap URL on the downloader app and it will download on your firestick.

  5. Hi Reggie.
    Sorry, I told you I was going to load the program onto my Samsung TV. It is actually a SONY.
    Can you send me the info pertain to the Sony please.

  6. I downloaded the Surfshark app on my Amazon Firestick in hopes that it would help clarify the distortion of the picture on my smart tv. It did not. Recommendations?

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