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How to Install & Use OpenVPN on Firestick in 2020 ( Complete Guide)

Hi guys, I’m here today with another interesting content. Guess what? Yes, the content is on how to install and use OpenVPN on Firestick?. Are you searching for the best VPN for your Firestick? Then you are in the right place. Come, let’s get into the content.

Before that, let’s see what is OpenVPN and why is it essential on Firestick? Naturally, a VPN connection on Firestick lets people access everything without limits in a secure way. But why particularly OpenVPN? Well, OpenVPN is an open-source protocol. It offers high-level encryption for the security of its users.

It is an open-source commercial software. That implements VPN techniques to create a secure point-to-point connection. And OpenVPN is not bound to a particular VPN service. It uses a custom security protocol that utilizes SSL/TLS for key exchange. It provides flexible VPN solutions to secure all data communications. Extending private network services while maintaining security.

OpenVPN offers both free and paid versions for its users. More than the free version the protocol offers advanced features in the paid version. It is a full-featured VPN providing security through transparency. You can easily avail of the OpenVPN at an affordable price. It is rated as one of the secure VPN services.

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There are two variants available – Business VPN and Consumer VPN. Choose accordingly depending upon your need. We have seen a lot about OpenVPN. Now let’s get into the sole purpose of this content. If you are ready let’s get into the content on the methods of installing OpenVPN on Firestick. Come, let’s get into the content.

Methods to install OpenVPN on firestick
OpenVPN on Firestick

Features Of OpenVPN

There are some of the features you get by installing OpenVPn on Firestick. They are

  • Able to access network resources in an more secure way ever.
  • Encrypts your data and keeps your IP address anonymous.
  • Protection from ISPs, Government, and cyber threats.
  • OpenVPN has 256-bit encryption and can be extended using plugins.

Methods To Install OpenVPN on Firestick

I have shortlisted the methods to keep you at a safer side. By which you can easily install the VPN app on your Firestick.

  • Through Downloader app
  • Using ES File Explorer

These are the two methods to install OpenVPN on Firestick. I hope this will make your process uncomplicated. Let’s get into the methods.

Requirements

Your Firestick should meet the following requirements in order to download and use OpenVPN on your Firestick.

  • Enable ADB Debugging and Apps from unknown sources from Settings.
  • Install Mouse Toggle for Firestick. OpenVPN is not a remote-friendly app.

If you satisfy the above-given requirements, then continue with the following methods.

Method 1: How To Install OpenVPN on Firestick Using Downloader

OpenVPN is not available for download in the Amazon app store. But we can easily download it on Firestick using the Downloader app. Continue with the following steps.

STEP1: Initially Power on your Firestick.

Homescreen interface of Firestick
Firestick Homescreen

STEP2: Tap on the Search icon at the top left corner of the screen.

Search option on firestick
Search icon on Firestick

STEP3: Search for the Downloader application.

Search for Downloader app to install OpenVPN on Firestick
Downloader app

STEP4: You can directly install the application on your Firestick by clicking the Install button.

Install Downloader app

Once the application finishes downloading, open the app on your Firesrtick and continue with the below guide.

Open Downloader app

Click Open to run the application. You can see a specified filed to enter the source code by opening the app for the first time.

Interface of the Downloader app
Downloader app interface

Enter URL or Source Code

Tap on the box and enter the URL https://bit.ly/2mf6zU8 for OpenVPN. Click the Go button to initiate the downloading process.

Enter Source code to install OpenVPN on Firestick
Source code for OpenVPN

Wait…

You have to wait for some time and allow the app to get downloaded on your Firestick.

Installing OpenVPN APK
Installing APK

Install The Application

Click Install on OpenVPN file
Install the OenVPN APK

Once the app gets downloaded, scroll down to the bottom and click Install to install the OpenVPN application on your Firestick. Don’t forget to delete the OpenVPN APK. Because we don’t require it anymore. Deleting the APK also saves some space on your Firestick.

Congratulations, you have successfully installed the OpenVPN on your Firestick using the Downloader app. You can start using the application just by logging in with your credentials. If you couldn’t use the downloader app proceed with the following method.

Method 2: How To Download OpenVPN for Firestick Using ES File Explorer

In this method, we use ES File Explorer to install OpenVPN on Firestick. ES File Explorer is one of the powerful file managers and using which we can also download apps on PC. Continue with the below guide.

STEP1: Initially Power on your Firestick.

STEP2: Tap on the Search icon at the top left corner of the screen.

STEP3: Search for the ES File Explorer app.

STEP4: Click Download to install the application for your Firestick.

STEP5: Open the ES File Explorer app and click on Tools menu.

STEP6: Tap on the Download Manager option.

STEP7: Click on the +New icon.

ES File Explorer on Firestick
ES File Explorer

STEP8: Now, enter the URL  https://bit.ly/2mf6zU8 in the specified field and click OK.

STEP9: Once the file gets downloaded click Open and login with your credentials to access the application.

Congratulations, you have successfully downloaded the OpenVPN app on Firestick using the ES File Explorer.

How To Use OpenVPN on Firestick

As I have said earlier in the requirements section you need Mouse Toggle app to access the OpenVPN app on Firestck. Because the OpenVPN app is not remote friendly. Continue with the below guide.

STEP1: Open the OpenVPN app from MY TV & APPS section of your Firestick.

STEP2: The main interface of the app shoes three options namely Private Tunnel, Access Server, and OVPN Profile.

STEP3: Open the Mouse Toggle application by clicking the play/pause button twice.

STEP4: Tap on the Private Tunnel and enter your email id and password if you already have an OpenVPN account.

OpenVPN interface on Firestick
OpenVPN interface

STEP5: If you don’t have an account you can register for a new OpenVPN account on the same page. Select the plans accordingly that suits you.

STEP6: Finally, choose a VPN server to connect on your Firestick.

That’s all. This is how you can use the OpenVPN app on your Firestick using the Mouse Toggle app. Remember that you can’t access the OpenVPN app without the Mouse Toggle app. It is not a remote-friendly application.

Conclusion

That’s all guys. This is all you need to know about the methods of installing OpenVPN on Firestick. I hope the content will be useful and satisfactory. OpenVPN is one of the best VPN apps for Firestick. It maintains security through its transparency. Don’t forget to install the Mouse Toggle app before entering into the installation methods. Stay on the track and update yourself with technology.