How to unblock and watch American channels like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Showtime, and HBO on Amazon Fire TV/Stick. The channels you can add to your Amazon Fire TV depend on two things. First, your Amazon account. Second, the region you are using the Fire TV in. Learn how to add American apps/channels to your Amazon Fire TV in UK, Australia, Canada, France, or Germany. All you need is VPN or Smart DNS proxy.
Unblock and watch American Channels on Amazon Fire TV Stick outside US
Create an American Amazon Prime Account
The first step in unblock American channels on Amazon Fire TV Stick is creating an American Amazon account. Go to Amazon.com and create an American account using an American address if you done have one already. Once done, got to Your Account -> Manage Your Content and Devices -> Country Settings and set country to United States.
Unblock American Channels on Amazon Fire TV Stick – VPN
Now that you have an American Amazon account, you have to change your online location. VPN allows you to obtain an American IP address. Hence, Fire TV will be tricked into thinking you are located in the US. Neither Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick have a VPN client. Therefore, you have to setup VPN on a compatible router instead.
I’ve tested the following VPN providers to unblock American channels on Amazon Fire TV Stick and they have all done the job.
Watch American Channels on Amazon Fire TV Stick – Smart DNS
Smart DNS also allows you to bypass regional restrictions and access geoblocked content. The difference between Smart DNS and VPN is that the former does not change your IP address. Instead, Smart DNS only redirect the necessary parts of your connection. Smart DNS can be configured directly on your Amazon Fire TV Stick. No need for additional software.
Get started by signing up for a free Unlocator account. Then, add the DNS server address you obtain to your Amazon Fire TV via its network settings. Unlocator have a detailed guide on how this is done. You can unblock up to 211 streaming channels from around the world using Unlocator.
Top American Channels on Amazon Fire TV.
- HBO Go.
- Showtime Anytime.
- Amazon Prime Instant Video.
- Sling TV.
- WWE Network.
- HBO Now.
Unblock US Channels on Amazon Fire TV/Fire TV Stick – VPN or Smart DNS
If you’re new to VPN or Smart DNS, you’re probably undecided on which method you should choose to watch American channels on your Fire TV Stick. I’ve prepared the list below to compare the different features of Smart DNS and VPN. You can hover or click on each feature for more information about it.
|Virtual Country IP. |
|Access All Sites in Geoblocked Country.|
|Unblock Social Networks.|
|Unblock All Netflix Regions|
|Bypass DNS Hijacking.|
|Bypass Transparent Proxies.|
|Data Encryption Protection.|
|No Internet Speed Reduction.|
|Compatible With All Devices.|
|Simultaneous Geo Locations.|
|Retain Local IP Address.|
|Instant Netflix Region Changes.|
How to Get American Channels on Fire TV
As previously, explained Smart DNS and VPN will unblock your favorite US channels on your Fire TV. You can always post a comment below if you get stuck and need help.