How to Watch STV Player on Firestick for Free [Feb.2024]


This is a detailed guide on how to watch STV Player on Firestick, Fire TV, Fire TV 4K Max, & Fire TV Cube.

STV Player is a Video-on-demand (Ads-supported) streaming service that is owned by STV Group and available across the UK for free.

Its video library contains a variety of program categories including Movies, Dramas, News, Current Affairs, Reality Shows, Sports, Music, and other countless entertainment.

The service has launched its premium app STV Player+ with subscription charges of £3.99/month to stream premium content and an extensive library.

You can watch STV Player on Firestick for free with its official app on Amazon App Store in the UK only. If you’re outside the UK, you can stream the service on a browser or install STV Player APK which we have discussed in this guide.

Since the service is available in the UK only. You will need a VPN if you’re outside the region. ExpressVPN is our #1 choice

2 Ways to Watch STV Player on Firestick

We’ve mentioned two different methods to watch STV Player on Firestick. These methods are mentioned below:

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How to Watch STV Player on Firestick using Silk Browser

Since the service’s official app is only available to the UK audience, we will use an alternative browser method to watch STV Player on Firestick from anywhere.

Once again you must install and use ExpressVPN on a Firestick device and connect to the UK Server to access this service from anywhere.

Below are the steps to watch STV Player on Firestick from anywhere.

Step 1: First, you must open the ExpressVPN app and connect to the UK Server if you’re not in the region.


Step 2: Go to FireStick Home


Step 3: Click on the Find tab


Step 4: Now select the Search option


Step 5: Type Internet in the search bar and select from the list


Step 6: Choose the Internet App (Silk Browser) from the given options


Step 7: Tap the Get/Download button


Step 8: Wait until the installation of the browser completes


Step 9: Click Open, once the browser is installed.


Step 10: Click on Accept Terms to access the browser


Step 11: When the browser launches, the tab will open at first.


Step 12: Enter the Official website URL of STV Player and click Go. Make sure to type the URL correctly as it is case-sensitive.

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.


Step 13: This is the interface of the STV Player website. Click Sign In/ Join.


Step 14: Enter a Valid Email to register a free account and click Let’s Go


Step 15: Now create a password for the STV Player Account and hit the Next button


Step 16: Provide the following details and enter a valid UK postal code (e.g. SO15, DN16, RH10, SE1P,) or you can search it on Google and click Next


Step 17: Now choose the free plan and click Join STV


Step 18: Here it will ask you to register to “STV Player VIP” which provides extra content and better suggestions. You can scroll down and click “Register” or “No thanks”.

Note: It does not cost you any extra charges only it provides you with promotion emails and keeps you updated regarding what’s new on STV Player for free


Step 19: It will redirect to the Home page. Choose any content and click Watch Now


Step 20: Click Play


Step 21: It is a TV Drama so you need to choose an episode. Choose any of the following


Step 22: Click the Play button


Step 23: Enjoy streaming free content on STV Player


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How to Watch STV Player on Firestick Using Downloader Method

In this method, we’ll use the APK of STV Player that you can sideload with the help of the Downloader method as its official app is only available in the UK.

Once again make sure you install and use ExpressVPN on FireStick to connect to the UK server as the service is limited to the UK region only.

Below are the steps to install STV Player with Downloader App:

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


Step 2: Click on the Settings icon 


Step 3: Select the My Fire TV option


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

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


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


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


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


Step 9: Simply click Turn On


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


Step 11: Now select the Search icon


Step 12: Type Downloader and press search


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


Step 14: Tap Get/Download


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


Step 16: Now click Open


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


Step 18: Click OK here


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


Step 20: In the search bar type STV Player APK URL OR OR you can enter STV Player Downloader CODE 464459 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.


Step 21: Scroll down and click the Download APK button


Step 22: Scroll down again and click the Download button again


Step 23: If Ads appear click Close “X”


Step 24: Now it will start downloading the APK file of STV Player, wait until it completes


Step 25: After that Click Install 


Step 26: Wait for a while for the installation process to complete


Step 27: Once it is installed Click Done


Step 28: Now first open the ExpressVPN app and connect to the UK server as the STV Player is only accessible in the UK


Step 29: Launch the STV Player app


Step 30: For Log in provide the email you are registered with on STV Player.


Step 31: Now enter the Password here


Step 32: The app will start loading…


Step 33: This is the interface of the STV Player App


Step 34: Scroll down and select any title below


Step 35: Choose the Season and Episode from the given


Step 36: Enjoy streaming free content on STV Player


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Features of STV Player

Below we’ve mentioned the STV Player features that can be very useful when you stream STV Player content. Check these features here:

  • The service is completely Free for streaming in the UK Audience
  • The service contains 37 on-demand categories, including Dramas, British Dramas, Entertainment, Soaps, Documentaries, True Crime, The Sports Hub, North American Dramas, Crime Dramas, and more.
  • It also has two live TV channels to stream for free i.e. STV and STV+1.
  • It contains 1000s of hours of on-demand content available in different categories
  • The service broadcasts various sports events like FA Cup, Formula 1, Rugby, and others.
  • You can also watch STV shows and catch up on missed shows.
  • It also has a Parental Control feature to block age-restricted content for your kids
  • The STV Player app is compatible with several streaming devices including Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, Android, Chromecast, and others

Shows to Watch on STV Player


Here are some popular shows listed below that are available on STV Player to watch for free. These services are:


  • Mr and Mrs Murder
  • Archie
  • Three Little Birds
  • Sir Fours
  • PayBack
  • Shadow Island: Mysteries
  • Clink
  • The Long Shadow
  • Stone House
  • JO
  • Conviction
  • Love and Death
  • Significant Others
  • Mary Kills People
  • A Spy Among Friends
  • Coronation Street
  • Emmerdale
  • The Masked Singer
  • Britain’s Got Talent
  • I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here
  • The Twelve
  • Venus and Mars
  • Without Sins, and several others


  • Harry Potter 3, 4, 5, & 6
  • The Tender Trap
  • Wrong Husband
  • Gone Daughter Gone
  • Seige
  • Bloodline
  • Safe House
  • Til Ex Do Us Part
  • Sense of Freedom


What is STV Player+?

STV Player+ is a Subscription-based extensive version of STV Player. It provides all the content without interrupting ads and extends the library of STV Player with premium Exclusive content.

Its content contains all Ad-free streaming of On-Demand content, box sets, and archive content. However, Live TV will have ads but fewer than the free version.

In addition, it allows a multi-device connection feature with one subscription and it also allows you to download the video for offline streaming (only on iOS devices).

Its subscription cost is £3.99/mo but before 10 December 2023 they are offering 25% off so you have to pay £2.99 for the first month only (£39.99/year)

Other Free Services to Watch on Firestick

Following are some other free services that you can watch on Firestick. These are:

FAQs – STV Player

Is STV Player Available for free?

Yes STV Player is a completely free video streaming service in the UK that offers 1000 hours of video content in various genres including Sports, News, Crime, documentaries, and so on.

Does it have an Official App on Amazon App Store?

Yes, it has its official app on the Amazon App Store but it can only be installed in the UK, and its surroundings for free.

How can I watch STV Player on Firestick outside the UK?

Since the service is limited to the UK, you can not access it from outside unless you need a VPN (like ExpressVPN) to bypass its geo-restriction by connecting to the UK Server and accessing the service from anywhere easily.

Does STV Player have a premium subscription? 

STV Player does not have any premium subscription, however, it has launched a separate service by the name “STV Player+” which is a premium service and provides exclusive premium content for £3.99/month or £39.99/year.

Final Words

STV Player is a UK Video streaming service owned by STV group that offers over 1000 hours of Video content for free streaming only in the UK region.

It also has launched the premium service “STV Player+” which provides ad-free content with exclusive premium content for the cost of £3.99/month.

You can Watch STV Player on Firestick with the Amazon App Store in the UK and if you’re outside the region you can use the Internet browser method to watch the content from anywhere.

Since the service is limited to the UK. You will need a VPN to bypass the geo-restriction of the service and access it from anywhere with ease. ExpressVPN is our recommended choice.

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