How To Install Vudu on Firestick/Fire TV

Vudu is a popular service for streaming movies. You won’t find an app for the Firestick / Fire TV in the Amazon Appstore though. If you really need to have Vudu on your Firestick/Fire TV, you’ll have to sideload the Android APK installation file. Here are the easiest steps to install Vudu on Firestick, Fire TV box, Fire TV Stick Lite, Fire TV Cube, and other models.

  1. Open the Appstore by going to “Find” > “Appstore“.
    Fire TV Appstore Selection
  2. Download and install the “Downloader” app. You can find it under “All Categories” > “Utilities“.
    Fire TV Appstore Utilities Selection
    Downloader App in Amazon Appstore
  3. Go to “Settings” > “My Fire TV” > “Developer options
  4. Do one of the following depending on the model of Fire TV you are using:
    • Go to “Install unknown apps“, then set the “Downloader” app to “On“.

      Fire TV Set Downloader Set Install Unknown Apps to On
    • Ensure that “Apps from Unknown Sources” is set to “On“.
      Fire TV Apps From Unknown Sources Setting
  5. Launch the “Downloader” app, and choose the “Browser” option.
    Fire TV Downloader App
  6. Visit the http://dorkboxhd.com website using the browser.
  7. Select the “VUDU For Fire TV” option.
    Vudu Option
  8. Select the “Download INSTALLATION FILE” button.
    Vudu File Download Option
  9. After the file downloads, you will now have the option to “Install“, then “Open” Vudu. If you wish to do this later, select “Cancel“. The file will still be available under the “Files” option in Downloader.
    Install Vudu Option

That’s all there is to it! You have successfully installed the Vudu app on the Amazon Fire TV device.

Welcome to Vudu Screen

One thing to note is that the Vudu app will not automatically update when a new version is released. You will have to repeat these steps for each new version you wish to install.

I hope these instructions have helped you successfully download and install the Vudu app on your Amazon Fire TV device.

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