How to Install and Use VidMate on FireStick (April 2021)


This a step-by-step guide on how to install and use VidMate on FireStick, Fire TV, and Fire TV Cube. 

VidMate is a streaming app that outsources your favorite Indian movies, videos, and songs from all your favorite video streaming and social media apps and brings them to your TV screen.

VidMate also lets you download the latest content from over 100 websites and apps without having to download them.

VidMate is becoming increasingly popular among Indian TV fans because it offers a huge Indian content library.

How To Install VidMate on FireStick

The first few steps tell you how to download a VPN like SurfShark since you would need it to have VidMate tailor content according to your preferred region i.e. India.

1. Go to your FireStick Home and click on the Settings menu


2. Click on ‘My Fire TV’


3. Select Developer Options


4. Click on ‘Apps from Unknown Sources’


5. Now Turn ON and return to the Main Menu


Note: VidMate is completely safe to install on FireStick so, don’t worry while turning on this option. It won’t cause any harm.

6. On your FireStick Home, click on the Search icon


7. Type ‘Downloader’ and click on the first result that appears


8. Select the Downloader app


9. Now click on Get or Download


10. Once downloaded, click Open


11. On the Downloader Home menu, enter this URL and click Go


Note: Although a VPN is essential to access Indian TV content if you are not in India, a VPN is a must-have for other important reasons.

Therefore, we recommend that you use a reliable VPN such as SurfShark to shield your activity from hackers, government surveillance, and ISP. A VPN masks your IP address so you can surf the internet safely.

12. The download will start automatically

13. Once downloaded, click Install

14. Once installed, click Open

Congratulations! The installation has now been completed!

Get Surfshark

How to Use VidMate on FireStick

  1. Go to FireStick home screen.
  2. Go to ‘Your Apps & Channels’
  3. Move the cursor to the right of the list.
  4. Click on the ‘VidMate’ tab.
  5. If it isn’t there, go to the left of the list.
  6. Click on ‘See All’.
  7. Move to the end of the list.
  8. Hover over the ‘VidMate’ tab.
  9. Press the ‘Menu’ button on the FireStick remote.
  10. A menu will appear on the bottom right.
  11. Click on ‘Move’
  12. Move and drop the app in the first row.
  13. It will now appear on your home screen in the ‘Your Apps & Channels’ list.
  14. Launch the app.

Features of VidMate on FireStick

  • VidMate lets you stream and download videos for absolutely free.
  • VidMate has an easy and simple interface.
  • VidMate is compatible with many media players such as VLC Media Player and others.
  • VidMate lets you download several videos simultaneously. There is no limit on the no. of videos one can download.
  • VidMate lets you download videos in any of the following formats such as mp4, mp3, 4gp and AAC, depending on your preference.
  • There are also many options available when it comes to resolution. You can download in any resolution between 360p to 1080p or 4k.
  • All videos are available to stream in HD resolution to give users a high-end experience.
  • VidMate has different categories of videos to choose from such as movies, music videos, comedy videos, movie trailers, etc. to choose from.
  • VidMate offers a personalized experience by tuning your feed according to your geographical region, preferred language, and interests.
  • VidMate requires a storage space of around 100 MBs. Storage of fewer than 100 MBs may cause you to experience some lag or buffering issues.
  • VidMate offers an ad-free experience.

Alternatives of VidMate on FireStick

Alternatively, you can use the following apps to watch on-demand content from and stream live TV channels from all over the world including Indian TV channels and their programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does VidMate cost?

VidMate is absolutely free to use. You can download and stream as many videos as you want for free.

Does VidMate support FireStick?

VidMate is not available for direct download on the Amazon store but you can download the app on your FireStick device and it works just as well.

Is VidMate ad-free?

Yes, VidMate provides an ad-free streaming experience to all users.

Is VitMate geo-restricted?

It is not geo-restricted but it is always a good idea to use a VPN especially if you want to watch content specific to a certain region, for example, India.


VidMate is a very convenient app for those who need to watch content from many different sources. It not only lets you stream content but lets you download it as well so you can watch it on-the-go whenever you want.

It is definitely a must-try app for those wanting to get Indian TV channels and programs on their TV.

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