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How to Install BBC iPlayer APK on Firestick

This article tells you how to install BBC iPlayer on Firestick. These steps easily work on Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, Firestick 4K, Firestick Lite, Kodi, etc.

BBC iPlayer is the most popular streaming platform that is mainly used to stream British TV shows. Here, you can stream different categories like Movies, documentaries, TV Series, Entertainment, etc. To use the app on your Firestick, it is necessary to create a user account first.

Although the app works only in the UK region, using a VPN, you can stream it in other countries as well. Let’s go ahead with the steps to install BBC iPlayer on Firestick.

Installation Steps

Install Downloader App

To install the BBC iPlayer on your Firestick, first, you have to install the third-party app Downloader, and thereafter, install the app using the downloader code.

Go to the Firestick Home page and tap on the Find icon.

Select Find icon

Here, you can see search label text; click on it.

Hit the Search tab

Now, choose the Downloader text from the listed results.

Choose Downloader text

Inside the Apps and Games section, you can find the Downloader icon.

Click on Downloader app

In this step, select the Download icon.

Tap on Download icon

Wait until the downloader app downloads successfully.

Wait for downloading of Downloader app

Wait for the installation of the Downloader app.

Wait for the installation of Downloader

Here, the Downloader app is ready to use.

Downloader app downloads now

Turn on the Downloader App

Go back to the Firestick dashboard and hit the Settings icon.

Choose the Settings tab

Select My Fire TV option from the list of available options.

Click on My Fire TV

Choose the Developer Options just after the About option.

Select Developer Options

Now, hit the Install unknown apps option.

Select Install unknown apps

Next, turn on the Downloader app mode.

Turn on the Downloder app mode

Download and Install BBC iPlayer APK

Again, return to the Firestick page and click on the Applications tab.

Hit the Applications tab

Choose the Downloader app as listed here.

Select the Downloader app

Now, select the Allow button to access photos, media, and files in the Downloader app.

Tap on Allow button

Hit the OK button to open the Downloader screen.

Choose OK

Thereafter, click on the Enter a URL or Search Term text box.

Click on the enter a URL or search term section

Type the downloader code for BBC iPlayer as 952065.

Type BBC iPlayer downloader code

Now, hit the Go button.

Hit the Go key

Wait for connecting with the BBC iPlayer apk page.

Wait for the next page

Again, wait for a redirect to BBC iPlayer’s official page.

Click on the BBC iPlayer URL

Now, download the APK file for BBC iPlayer.

Tap on the Download APK button

Wait for some time until the next screen opens.

Again, select BBC iPlayer file

Again, wait for the status of connecting with the BBC iPlayer downloading page.

Wait for downloading of BBC iPlayer

BBC iPlayer file downloading is in progress.

BBC iPlayer file downloading is in process

Now, tap on the Install key.

Hit the Install button

Wait for the installation of BBC iPlayer.

Wait until BBC iPlayer installation completes

The BBC iPlayer app was installed successfully. Now, hit the Done button.

Choose the Done key

After installation, it shows a pop-up window that asks you to delete the apk file from SD card. Here, click on the Delete button.

Tap on Delete button

Again, the confirmation box appears to confirm the deletion of the BBC iPlayer apk. Just click on the Delete key and go ahead.

Again, confirm the Delete button

Launch BBC iPlayer APK

Go to the Firestick page and choose the Application icon from it.

Choose the Applications tab

Select BBC iPlayer app from the apps and channels section.

Choose BBC iPlayer

Wait for the appearance of the BBC iPlayer screen.

Wait for the BBC iPlayer home screen

BBC iPlayer screen appears; just complete the registration process and enjoy the streaming.

Register the BBC iPlayer account

Final Words

At last, the article provides all the information regarding how to install BBC iPlayer on Firestick. So, just go ahead with the installation guide and freely ask if you have any questions related to it. Here, we can also add screenshots for more help.

James is the Co-founder of VPNHACKS.COM. He is a streaming geek and a privacy expert. James streams over different devices like Firestick, Kodi, Roku, Shield, Boxes, Google Chromecast, and Apple TV. IPVanish VPN is his favourite VPN for streaming. You can contact him on LinkedIn. more...

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