CBC Gem is the popular video streaming service to watch Canadian content. It brings popular TV shows, movies, live TV, and video content worldwide. CBC Gem is available for free ads displayed while streaming the video. To watch ad-free content, the user can get a premium subscription at $4.99 per month. The premium membership also gives early access to exclusive content. So, the users can watch their favorite shows earlier. Streaming CBC Gem on Firestick gives a unique experience to the users. The procedures to install the CBC Gem is simple and easy to do. In this blog, we’ll walk you through the step-by-step guide on how to get CBC Gem on Firestick.
CBC Gem is geo-restricted and can be accessed only in Canada. Therefore, the user needs to install a VPN to stream the service outside Canada. You can choose from plenty of the best VPNs for Firestick available in the market. Express VPN and Nord VPN are the best in the market. You need to just set the VPN server to Canada and start streaming your favorite videos on CBC Gem.
How to Install CBC Gem on Firestick
As of now, you will not find CBC Gem on Firestick in the Amazon App Store. So, you should use the Downloader app or through screen mirroring from your mobile device. Both the methods are covered in this article.
Using Downloader App
1) On your Firestick home screen, navigate to the Find tab.
2) Select the Search tile displayed on the screen.
3) Type “Downloader app” on the search bar using the on-screen keyboard.
4) Select the Downloader app from the search results.
5) To download the app, tap Get.
6) Open the Downloader app and follow the on-screen prompts.
7) Now, go to the home screen on your Fire TV.
8) Locate and select the Settings icon on the home screen.
9) Scroll down and select My Fire TV.
10) Tap on the Developer Options.
11) Enable the option ADB debugging and select the option Apps from Unknown Sources.
12) Locate the Downloader app and tap the toggle switch near the downloader app. Ignore this step if it is already turned On.
13) Launch the Downloader app and paste the link of the CBC Gem apk on the URL box.
14) Tap Go. A small CBC install menu pops up on the screen.
15) Select the Install button to download the CBC Gem app. Usually, the installation process takes 3 -5 minutes. It depends on the internet speed.
16) Now, press the home button on your Firestick remote.
17) On the home screen, tap the Find tab and click the Search tile.
18) Type the name of your desired VPN on the search bar.
19) Install and run the VPN on your Firestick. (Ensure that you’ve selected the country Canada)
20) If you’re an existing user, sign in to the app using your email ID and password.
21) Now, start streaming your favorite CBC sports, news, and movies on Firestick.
22) If you’re new to CBC, select Create an account and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your account.
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How to Screen Mirror CBC Gem from Phone to Firestick
1) Press the home button until the quick menu pops up.
2) Scroll to the right and tap the option Mirroring.
3) Now, go to Settings on your mobile.
4) Select Connected Devices and click Cast.
5) Tap the TV name on cast settings.
6) Your phone displays a confirmation message. Tap Start Now.
7) Within a few seconds, you can see your mobile screen on your Firestick TV.
8) On your phone, download and install the CBC app from Play Store.
9) Turn on VPN and open the CBC Gem app on your Android phone.
10) Log in to the app using the email ID and password.
11) After signing in, play your desired TV series or movies on your phone.
12) As soon as you cast the screen from your mobile to Firestick TV, the video content will start playing on your TV screen.
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Frequently Asked Questions
1) Can I download the CBC Gem app from Firestick App Store?
No! the CBC Gem app is currently unavailable for Firestick. But there are some alternative ways to install and stream CBC Gem on Firestick. All the possible methods are listed above.
2) CBC Gem app is not working on my Firestick?
If you’re facing trouble using the app, uninstall and reinstall the app. Whatever method you choose, follow the method without skipping the steps.
3) Can I watch CBC Gem on Apple TV?
Absolutely Yes, you can directly download the app from the App Store and can watch CBC content.