Private Internet Access (PIA) is a VPN app that you can use on Amazon Firestick to hide your identity while browsing. In today’s internet world, protecting your identity and personal information while browsing is a tough job. With this VPN for Firestick, you can protect your personal information and details when browsing. Using this PIA VPN on firestick, you can get access to any of the restricted content on the internet. In addition to protecting your personal details, this will also stabilize your internet connection and boosts speed.
PIA VPN is officially available on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. It is completely free to use. Since the VPN is available for Android smartphones, it can be easily installed on Amazon Firestick smart TV. PIA VPN comes with two subscription plans, a $9.99/month monthly subscription and $74.99/year for a yearly subscription. Having this PIA VPN on your Amazon Firestick helps you to protect your personal information and give access to restricted content. Follow the below instructions to install the PIA VPN on Firestick.
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Features of PIA VPN
Like all the other VPNs, the features of PIA VPN are unique. Here are the features of PIA VPN.
- By using this VPN, your IP address will be encrypted into Private Internet Access IP address to protect your personal identity.
- You can exclude a particular app that you don’t need protection from PIA VPN.
- Using this VPN on your Firestick, you can get to access restricted and blocked content on the internet.
- With the Internet Killswitch, you can ensure that your data is always protected.
- This VPN will protect your WiFi connections too. Nowadays WPA and WPA2 are easily hacked.
Method to install PIA VPN on Firestick
You can install the PIA on Firestick in two ways.
- Using Downloader app.
- Using ES File Explorer app.
Getting your Firestick Ready | Apps from Unknown Sources
The PIA VPN is not available on Amazon Firestick, you need to download the VPN from a third-party downloader. If you download any apps from third-party sources, you need to give permission to install the apps from Unknown Sources.
#1 Tap the Settings icon on the Home screen of your Firestick smart TV.
#2 Choose My Fire TV or Devices in the Settings menu.
#3 Choose Developer Options in the list.
#4 Click the Apps from Unknown Sources to turn it on if it is turned off.
#5 Choose Turn On to confirm your selection.
#6 In the same way, turn on ABD debugging too.
Method 1: PIA VPN on Firestick using Downloader app
Downloader is one of the best apps to download which is not available in the Amazon App Store. If you don’t have the app in your Firestick smart TV, install Downloader for Firestick here with all the necessary guidelines.
#1 After downloading the app, launch the app. Tap Allow if any pop-up prompts.
#2 Click the Home button in the Downloader app. In the search bar, type the PIA VPN’s URL https://privateinternetaccess.com/pages/download and click Go.
#3 Wait for the download to complete. When the download is complete, tap the Next button.
#4 Click the Install button to start the installation process.
#5 When the installation is complete, click Open to launch the app.
After performing the above steps. the PIA VPN will be available in your Firestick Apps list.
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Method 2: PIA VPN on Firestick using ES File Explorer app
ES File Explorer app is an alternative to the Downloader app. If you find any inconvenience while using the Downloader app, you can go for the ES File Explorer app. Download the ES File Explorer for Firestick here with all the necessary guidelines.
#1 Open the ES File Explorer app on your Firestick.
#2 Click the Downloader icon on the ES File Explorer app home screen.
#3 Tap the +New icon on the bottom of the screen.
#4 In the Path area, type the PIA VPN’s URL https://privateinternetaccess.com/pages/download. In the Name area, type PIA VPN and click Download Now.
#5 Wait for the download to complete. When the download is complete, click Install to start the installation process.
#6 When the installation is complete, click Open File to open the VPN.
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With PIA VPN, you can protect your identity and access the restricted content on the internet. Sites like Hulu are blocked outside the US, with these VPNs you can get to access those sites without any restrictions. PIA VPN is a must-have app on your Firestick. By using all the steps mentioned above, install the PIA VPN on your Firestick smart TV. If you have any doubts, let us know in the comments section.