How To Install VLC Media Player On Firestick

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Last Updated on July 24, 2020 by Jenny L

VLC Media Player is a well known and reputed video and an audio player application for Windows. A couple of years back, VLC developers released this video player for Android and other devices too. It can be sideloaded on Firestick and Android TV box.

In this guide, I’m going to show you a step by step tutorial to install VLC media player on Firestick. It’s a completely free media player from VideoLan Inc. It supports all video formats and audio formats. Even, you can retrieve the subtitles too. I am using VLC player on Firestick to watch contents from popular movies apps.

How To Install VLC Player on Firestick?

1: Open Firestick

Just plug-in all the cables and turn on Firestick and your TV. Also, connect your Firestick with a working WiFi network. Once your device will be connected to the internet, you’ll see this kind of user interface.

Firestick Homepage

2: Go to the Search option

Using your Fire TV Remote, go to the search option of Firestick. You can download millions of apps from the Amazon App Store.

Firestick Search Option

3: Type “VLC”

In the search option, type- “VLC” (without quotes) with the help of your Fire TV Remote. You’ll see lot’s of recommendations, using your Fire TV Remote, select VLC for Fire TV.

How to install VLC for Firestick

4: Select VLC Media Player

Here you can see the application VLC for Fire TV is available.

Steps to install VLC on Firestick

5: Select Download

Here you will see a “Download” button. If you’re installing it for the first time, you’ll see the “Get” option. Just select that to begin the installation.

VLC for Firestick

6: Wait…

Just wait for a few seconds. The application is downloading on your Firestick device. It may take up to 50 seconds to download and install.

VLC for Firestick installing

7: Open the app

Congratulations! VLC Media Player has been installed on your Firestick. Now, select “Open” to launch it on your Fire TV device.

VLC on Firestick

8: Select a file and play

That’s all, VLC on Firestick has been installed. Now, you can play all Video and Audio files on Firestick.

VLC on Firestick

Final Words-

VLC Media Player is a feature-packed Audio and Video player application. It can play all kind of audio and video codec from your device as well as online. Just select any file you want to play and choose VLC as media player application. Enjoy watching your favorite movies, tv shows, videos, and listen to your favorite songs and music.


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