FireStick allows you to stream content from Vlc directly to your TV. Do you also use a Firestick and want to stream Vlc content on it? But you don’t know how to install Vlc on Firestick? You will get all this information through firesticksolutions.


  • Always Check compatibility.
  • Use a strong internet connection.
  • Update Fire Stick software.
  • Clear storage space for errors.
  • Sign in with the correct Vlc ID.
  • Restart your Fire Stick if having issues.

What Equipment Is Required To Use Vlc On Firestick

Before you install the Vlc app on FireStick and start streaming, you need to make sure you have the following equipment:

  • A Fire TV Streaming Device – First let’s find out if the Vlc app is compatible with FireStick and Fire TV devices of any generation. For this, check the Vlc app’s website or description.
  • An Amazon account – Your Firestick uses your Amazon login to install Vlc from the Amazon Appstore. Therefore you should have this account.
  • A stable internet connection – You need a reliable high-speed internet connection of at least 5 Mbps to download the Vlc app.

How Do I Find And Install The Vlc App On My Firestick

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Watching content by installing the Vlc app on your Firestick is a simple process that only takes a few steps:

  • Go to the Firestick homepage and access the “Search” option. You can use your remote for this. It’s usually located at the top of the Firestick menu.
  • After this the search box opens. So you have to use the on-screen keyboard to type “Vlc”. As soon as you start typing, you see the Vlc app as the top search result.
  • Once you enter “Vlc”, select the Vlc app from the search results.
  • Once you reach the Vlc app page, scroll down until you see the “Download” button. Start downloading the Vlc app on your Firestick.
  • The Vlc download process usually only takes a few seconds to a maximum of a minute.
  • Select “Open” to launch the Vlc app for the first time.
  • The Vlc app should load on your TV screen once you select Open. That’s it! Now you have the app ready to enjoy on your FireStick.

Download Vlc on Your Fire Stick Using the Website

The Vlc app is available directly on Amazon’s website. 

Here’s how to easily get it on your Fire Stick:

  • On your computer, go to Amazon’s website and search for “Vlc” in the App Store section.
  •  When the Vlc app appears in the results, click on it and you’ll be taken to the app’s page.
  • Under “Deliver To,” select the specific Fire Stick device you want to install Vlc on from the dropdown menu.
  • Finally, click “Get App”. The Vlc app will automatically begin downloading directly to your Fire Stick.
  • In just a few minutes, you’ll have the Vlc app ready to use on your Fire Stick, without even touching the device.

Do I need an Vlc ID to use the app?

While optional, signing in to the Vlc app with your Vlc ID unlocks the full experience. This includes access to any movies, TV shows, or Vlc channels you’ve already purchased through iTunes. 

To sign in:

  • Open the Vlc app on your FireStick.
  • Select Sign In.
  • Choose Sign in with Vlc ID.
  • Enter your Vlc ID email and password. 
  • Select Sign In.

Once logged in, you can access all your purchased Vlc content as well as personalized recommendations.


It only takes a few minutes to install and set up the Vlc app on your FireStick. Once loaded, you’ll have access to a huge library of shows, movies, sports, and more!

Is my Fire Stick compatible with the Vlc app?

For this, you can see the list of compatible devices on the official website of Vlc. Otherwise you can search for the app on Fire Stick for more information.

I’m having trouble installing the Vlc app. What can I do?

To fix the problem quickly, try restarting the Fire Stick, clearing the app’s cache and data, checking for updates, or contacting Amazon or Vlc customer support.

Does the Vlc app offer free content on Fire Stick?

Yes you can but without an Vlc+ subscription you will be able to access some free trailers and previews. Most content on Vlc will require a subscription or individual purchase.

Can I use my Fire Stick remote to control the Vlc app?

Yes, you can easily use the Fire Stick remote with the Vlc app.

How can I update the Vlc app on my Fire Stick?

By the way, the Vlc app updates automatically in the background. If you haven’t set up auto-updates, you can manually check for updates by going to Settings > My Fire TV > Apps > Manage Installed Apps > Vlc > Check for Updates.

Can I use Dolby Atmos with Vlc on Fire Stick?

Yes, Dolby Atmos is supported on some Fire Stick models and select content on the Vlc.

Does the Vlc app cost money to use on Firestick?

No, the Vlc app is free but you will need a paid subscription to run some Vlc services.

What if Vlc crashes or has errors on Firestick?

In such cases, try reinstalling the Vlc app, checking for updates, or rebooting your Firestick.

Does Vlc use a lot of data on Firestick?

Vlc streaming can use 1GB or more of data per hour, so keep that in mind with your internet plan.

Will Vlc stop working if I don’t use it for a while on Firestick?

No, the app should work whenever you want as long as you can sign into your Vlc account.

Can I use Vlc across multiple Firestick devices?

Yes, you can use your Vlc ID on multiple Fire Sticks. Content limits may apply.

Can I use parental controls with the Vlc app on Fire Stick?

Yes, you can set up parental controls within the Vlc app to restrict content access based on age ratings.