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Installing NordVPN on Amazon Fire devices

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The NordVPN application for Amazon Fire devices is available for download from the Amazon Appstore. However, while Amazon does not block NordVPN, keep in mind that the first-generation Amazon Fire Stick does not allow VPN connections. Other Amazon Fire devices support VPNs, including NordVPN.

Here is our video tutorial on how to set up and use NordVPN on Amazon Fire devices:

If you prefer to follow written instructions, this text tutorial will also teach you how to install and use the NordVPN app on Amazon Fire devices.

First, you need to download and install the NordVPN application on your Amazon device.

  1. Select the “Apps” menu on your device’s home screen.

    The “Apps” menu on your Amazon Fire device can be accessed from the home screen
     
  2. Open the Amazon Appstore.
    Select the “Store” icon to open the Amazon Appstore and begin installing NordVPN on Amazon Fire
     
  3. Type “NordVPN” in the search bar and press “Get.”
    Pressing “Get” next to the NordVPN app will begin the installation process on your Fire device
  4. Press “Download.”
    Press the “Download” button to quickly install NordVPN on your Amazon Fire device
  5. Once the application has been installed, press "Open."
    When you have installed NordVPN on your Amazon Fire device, press “Open” to get started
     
  6. You will see the main menu of the application. Select “Log in” to use your existing NordVPN account or “Sign up” if you need to create a new account.
    You need a NordVPN account and an active subscription to use NordVPN on Fire devices
  • If you have pressed “Sign up, you will see a QR code. Scan it with your smartphone and wait for the Nord Account page to load. Once the page has loaded, complete the registration process..

You can go straight to Nord Account for registration by scanning the QR code with a mobile device

  1. Log in to NordVPN on your TV with your account. As seen in the screenshot below, you will receive a number for remote validation on your phone, laptop, or PC. Alternatively, you can simply scan the QR code.


Use one of the available options to log in to NordVPN on your Amazon Fire device

  1. ​​​​​​​You may be greeted with a few warning messages. These are default Android/FireTV warning messages for VPN connections — it is safe to continue. In some cases, you may be required to mark a checkbox in the popup window.

    Press “Continue” to grant NordVPN the permissions necessary to work on your Amazon Fire device

    Press “Ok” to let NordVPN set up a secure VPN connection on your Amazon Fire device

    NordVPN is a reliable VPN provider, so press “Ok” and check the box for the necessary permissions
  2. You Amazon device setup is now complete.

​​​​​​​How do I use NordVPN on Amazon Fire Stick and other Amazon devices?

The NordVPN app is easy to use. In this section, we will explore how to connect to NordVPN servers on your Amazon device and go through the app’s settings.

  1. Press “Connect now” on the main screen to let our smart algorithm automatically pick the best server for your needs.


 Automatically connect your Fire device to the best available NordVPN server with “Connect now”

  1. You can press any country button in the “All countries” section to quickly connect to a NordVPN server there.

The “All countries” section lets you connect your device to NordVPN servers in specific countries

  1. In the “Specialty servers” section, you will find P2P, Obfuscated, Dedicated IP, Double VPN, and Onion Over VPN servers.
    NordVPN offers servers for specific needs, such as extra security or access to the Onion network
  2. In the “Settings,” you can check your subscription status, set up Auto-connect, or select the “Settings” sub-menu to control your NordVPN features (like enabling/disabling Threat Protection Lite, switching VPN protocols, enabling local network discovery, and setting up Custom DNS.)
    The “Settings” let you check your subscription, set up auto-connect, and set up split tunneling

    The “Settings” sub-menu gives access to NordVPN’s advanced features to fine-tune your VPN experience
  3. The “Trusted apps” section lets you choose which apps bypass your VPN connection. This feature is also known as “split tunneling.”
    You can set up split tunneling in the “Trusted apps” sub-menu of the “Settings”

If you experience any issues while trying to install NordVPN on Amazon Fire Stick or other devices, feel free to contact our support team for help.

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