How to Get Discovery Plus on Firestick and Fire TV

Search for the Discovery Plus app on your Fire TV device, or download it from Amazon's app store

What to Know

  • From your Fire TV device: Search for and select Discovery Plus, then select Get.
  • Alternatively, navigate to Amazon's app store. Search for and select Discovery Plus, then click Get App.
  • Use your Amazon password to activate the app and subscribe if you don’t have an account yet.

This article explains how to obtain and install Discovery Plus on an Amazon Fire TV streaming device, including Fire Stick, Fire Stick Lite, Fire TV Cube, and others.

Is Discovery Plus Available on Fire Stick?

Discovery Plus has an official Fire TV app, and you can get it directly from Amazon. That means you can get Discovery Plus directly on your Fire Stick, Fire Stick Lite, Fire TV Cube, Fire Edition TV, and other compatible Fire TV devices. It’s available directly on your Fire TV device, and you can also get it from the Android App Store on the Amazon website.

How to Get and Install the Discovery Plus App on Fire TV

Since there’s an official Discovery Plus app for Fire TV, getting and installing it works the same as installing any other official Fire TV app. You can get it directly on your Fire TV device, as long as it’s connected to the internet.

Here’s how to get Discovery Plus on your Fire TV device:

  1. From the home screen, press left on your controller to select the search icon.

    The Fire TV home screen.
  2. Start typing Discovery Plus with the on-screen keyboard, and select Discovery Plus or Discovery Plus App from the results when it shows up.

    Searching for Discovery Plus in the Amazon Fire TV search function.
  3. Select Discovery+.

    Discovery+ in Fire TV search results.
  4. Select Get or Download.

    The Discovery+ app listing on Fire TV with Get highlighted.

    If you’ve installed Discovery Plus on any Fire TV device in the past, you’ll see Download. If you’ve never installed it before, you’ll see Get.

  5. Wait for the app to download and install, and select Open.

    Discovery+ on Fire TV with Open highlighted.
  6. Select Start 7-Day Free Trial, or Sign In.

    Discovery+ on Fire TV with the 7 day free trial selected.

    If you have an account and signed in on this step, you’re done. Otherwise, continue to finish getting the app set up.

  7. If you don’t have an account yet, select Discovery+ or Discovery+ (Ad-Free).

    Discovery+ plan options on Fire TV.
  8. Enter your email, choose a password, and select Agree and Continue.

    Discovery+ account creation on Fire TV.
  9. Select Start 1 week free trial.

    Start 1 week free trial selected in Discovery+.
  10. Enter your Amazon password to authorize the subscription using your stored payment method.

    Amazon password entry in the Discovery+ app.

    If you don’t cancel the subscription within seven days, Discovery Plus will charge your credit card.

  11. Discovery Plus is ready to watch on your Fire TV device.

    Discovery Plus on Amazon Fire TV.

How to Get Discovery Plus on Fire TV Using the Amazon Website or Shopping App

You can also get the Discovery Plus app from the Android App Store on the Amazon website or the Amazon shopping app. If you use this option and you have multiple Fire TV devices, you can choose which one you want to install the app. After you’ve obtained the app in this way, you’ll also find Discovery Plus ready to download and install on your other Fire TV devices.

Here’s how to get Discovery Plus for Fire TV using the Amazon website:

  1. Using the web browser of your choice, navigate to the Android App Store on Amazon.

    The Amazon Android app store.

    If you're using the Amazon shopping app, tap the menu icon > shop by department > apps & games to access the Amazon app store.

  2. Type Discovery Plus into the search field, and press enter or click the magnifying glass.

    Searching for Discovery Plus on the Amazon website.
  3. Click or tap Discovery+ in the search results.

    Discovery+ highlighted in Amazon apps & games search results.
  4. Click or tap the deliver to drop down menu.

    Discovery+ on the Amazon app store.
  5. Select the Fire TV device on which you would like to install Discovery Plus.

    Selecting an device for Discovery+.
  6. Click or tap Get App or Deliver.

    Get App highlighted in the Discovery+ listing in the Amazon app store.

    If you’ve never installed this app before, you’ll see Get App. If you’ve installed it in the past, you’ll see Deliver. Selecting additional devices and clicking Deliver again will queue the app for installation on those devices.

  7. If your Fire TV device is on and connected to the internet, the app will automatically queue, download, and install.

  • Why won't Discovery Plus work on my Fire Stick?

    If Discovery Plus won't work, see if Discovery Plus is down, troubleshoot your internet connection, delete the browser or app cache, restart and update the Discovery+ app, or restart and update your device.

  • How do I cancel Discovery Plus on my Fire Stick?

    How you cancel Discovery Plus depends on how you signed up. Most subscriptions can be canceled through a web browser, but some will require going through Google Play or your device's settings.

  • How do I turn off closed captions for Discovery Plus on my Fire Stick?

    To turn off closed captions for Discovery Plus on a Fire Stick, go to Settings > Accessibility > Closed Captions > Off. To turn off subtitles, go to Settings > Subtitles > Off.

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