How to Get Apple TV+ on Fire Stick

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What to Know

  • To get Apple TV+ on your Amazon Fire Stick, you must first download the Apple TV app to the device.
  • Once you've installed the Apple TV app, log into it using your Apple credentials.
  • If you've subscribed to Apple TV+, you should be able to access it from the Apple TV app.

This article provides instructions for getting Apple TV+ on the Amazon Fire Stick, including downloading and installing the Apple TV app and information on signing up for Apple TV+ from the app.

Can I Get Apple TV+ on Fire Stick?

The short answer is yes, Apple TV+ on the Amazon Fire Stick device has been available since November 2019. To get Apple TV+ on your Fire Stick, you'll first have to download and install the Apple TV app, and then you can subscribe to or access an existing subscription for Apple TV+.

Where Is Apple TV on Fire Stick?

Apple TV is the app you'll need to download to watch Apple TV+ on your Fire Stick. To get Apple TV, the easiest way to find it is:

  1. On your Fire TV home screen, go to the search option.

    The magnifying glass icon on Fire TV.
  2. Use your remote to spell out Apple TV.

    Apple TV search in Fire TV.
  3. Select Apple TV from the list of search results.

    Apple TV in Fire TV search results.
  4. Select Get to add the app to your Amazon Fire TV stick.

    Get button in the Apple TV app screen on Fire TV.

Once you have installed the Apple TV app on your Fire Stick, you'll be able to select it from the Apps and Channels section on Fire TV. To use Apple TV+, you'll need to log in. To do that, select the gear icon on the top of the screen > Accounts > Sign In > Sign in on This TV, and then enter your username and password when prompted.

An easier way to sign in to your Apple TV account is to use your mobile device to scan the QR code next to Sign In on Mobile Device, then follow the onscreen prompts to get connected. If you're using an Apple device, the sign-in process is almost automatic.

If you already subscribe to Apple TV+, you can access it from the Apple TV menu when you open the Apple TV app. If you need to sign up for an Apple TV Plus account (it's not free), you'll have to get your Apple TV+ subscription online. When you've done that, all you have to do to watch Apple TV+ is to select the Apple TV+ icon once you're using Apple TV.

Can't Sign Into Apple TV on Fire Stick?

If you're having trouble getting signed into Apple TV on your Fire Stick, there could be several reasons. Here are some quick tips for getting connected:

  • Make sure you're using the correct username and password. An incorrect username or password is the most frequent cause of trouble when signing into Apple TV.
  • Restart your Fire Stick. The easiest way to restart your Fire Stick is to disconnect it from the TV and any power source. Wait a few seconds, then plug everything back in. Of course, you'll have to sign back into everything, but this is usually an excellent way to fix minor problems.
  • Clear the cache data on your Fire Stick. If you've been running multiple apps or streaming a lot on your Fire Stick, the cache could be the source of your problem. Try clearing the cache on your Fire Stick to see if that gets it working again.
  • Reset your Fire Stick. When all else fails, a reset can put your Fire Stick back to factory settings. Then you can try downloading the Apple TV app again. Just be aware that a reset will remove all the apps you have installed, so have your usernames and passwords handy.
  • Contact Amazon support. When all else fails, reach out to Amazon support. They can help you get connected and start streaming.
FAQ
  • How do I turn off subtitles on Apple TV+ on Fire Stick?

    You can turn off subtitles or closed captions on Fire Stick. First, go to Settings > Subtitles. Then, if they’re still on, go to Settings > Accessibility > Closed Captions.

  • Is my Fire Stick compatible with Apple TV+?

    Apple supports three Fire Stick versions for use with the Apple TV app. So if you have a Fire TV Stick 4K (2018), a Fire TV Stick – Gen 2 (2016), or a Fire TV Stick – Basic Edition (2017), it is compatible with the app.

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