How to Get BBC America on Firestick [2 Easy Ways]

BBC America on Firestick

Pocket Guide

  • Using Amazon App Store: Launch Fire TV Home > Find > Search > Search for the app > Click Get or Download to install.
  • Using Web Browser: Go to Amazon Website > Sign in > Select the Search bar > Search for the app > Click Get app> Select your Fire TV to install
  • Activate BBC America: Launch BBC America > Note down the code > Go to the BBC America Website > Sign in with your TV provider > Enter the code > Submit to stream.
  • Using Silk Browser: Launch Silk Browser > Accept Terms > Enter the URL > Go > Sign with your TV provider and stream.

BBC America is a basic cable TV network owned by BBC studios and AMC Networks. BBC offers a combination of British entertainment and original American series. And it offers various TV shows in categories like drama, sci-fi, natural history, entertainment, movies, and TV shows. With that, you can also stream behind-the-scenes trailers, etc. There are multiple ways to watch BBC America on the Amazon Firestick.

How to Install BBC America on Firestick

BBC America app is officially available on Amazon App Store. The limitation here is you would require a cable TV subscription along with the BBC America package to sign up for the app.

1). Connect your Fire TV Stick to your TV.

2). From the Fire Stick home screen, hover over the Find option and select Search.

Click Find and select search

3). Search for BBC America and select the application from the search results.

Search for BBC America on Firestick

4). Click on Get or Download tab to download the application.

5). The BBC America app will be installed on your Firestick.

How to Activate BBC America on Firestick

After the installation, follow the below steps to activate and stream BBC America on Firestick.

1). Launch the BBC America app and sign up for your account.

2). You need to activate your Firestick to access BBC America’s contents.

3). The TV screen will display an activation code.

4). From your smartphone or computer, open a web browser and go to

enter the code and click submit

5). Enter the code in the provided text box and click Submit.

6). Sign in with your Cable TV service provider account credentials.

7). The account will be activated, and you will be able to access the contents.

BBC America on Firestick

How to Download BBC America on Firestick using Amazon Website

As an alternate method, you can install BBC America from the Amazon website using the below steps.

1). Open a web browser on your smartphone or computer and go to the Amazon website (

Sign in with your account details

2). Log in to the same account that you have been logged in to on your Firestick.

3). Hover over the Search field and search for BBC America app.

4) Select the app from the search results.

BBC America on Firestick

5) It will open BBC America app on the Amazon app store.

6) Now click on Get the app for Firestick.

7). Then activate your account as mentioned in the above method.

How to Stream BBC America on Firestick using Silk Browser

With istallating the BBC America app on your Firestick, you can stream its contents using Amazon Silk Browser.

1). Install and launch the Silk Browser on Firestick.

2). Click on the Accept terms option if you are launching the app for the first time.

Click Accept Terms form the list

3) On the page, enter the URL of the BBC America website as and click Go.

Enter the URL and click Go

4) Click the Sign In option on the top corner of the BBC America Home page.

sign in with your account details

5) Select your TV provider subscription and enter your account credentials to sign in.

SElect your TV provider

6) Once done, select any content and start streaming it on your Firestick device.

With all the above-mentioned methods, you can start streaming BBC America on your Firestick. Install the app from the Amazon App Store and use any of your TV provider accounts to stream the videos.

How to Stream BBC America on Firestick without Cable

If you dont have an active subscription to any cable TV provider, you can use other streaming applications to stream BBC America on your Fire TV device.

Streaming ServicesSubscriptionWebsite
Sling TVStarts at $40/ monthWeb Link
YouTube TV$64.99/ monthWeb Link
DirecTV Stream$69.99/ monthWeb Link
Philo TV$25/ monthWeb Link
fuboTV$69.99/ monthWeb Link

You can stream popular shows like Doctor Who, Killing Eve, The Graham Norton Show, Orphan Black Luther, Detective Agency, Top Gear, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you stream BBC iPlayer outside the UK?

Yes, you can stream BBC iPlayer on Firestick outside the UK.