Hotstar is an Indian streaming service platform that offers 100,00 hours of content, blockbuster Movies, TV shows, Sports, Entertainment, and much more. Hotstar is the most popular and widely used Indian OTT platform. You can stream the app content in 7 different languages like Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Telugu, etc. Hotstar comes with two subscription plans, Premium and VIP. In addition to that, you are allowed to download your favorite movies or TV shows to watch them offline. Hotstar is the go-to destination to stream live sports matches with pre and post-match analysis, expert commentary, Dugout commentary feed, behind-the-scenes, etc. Here, we will guide you on how to install Hotstar on Firestick.
Hotstar app is officially available on the Amazon App Store. Just like Netflix on Firestick, you can install the Hotstar app without any third-party installers. Before that, get a subscription from Hotstar to stream the video content without any restriction.
How to Install Hotstar on Firestick
 On your Firestick home screen, click on the Find menu.
 Navigate to the Search tile and type Hotstar.
 The screen will show you all the related apps, choose the Hotstar app from it.
 Click the Get/Download button to complete the download.
 When the downloading gets over, click the Open button.
 Now, log in with the details and start to watch the Hotstar content on Firestick.
Alternative Method to Install Hotstar on Amazon Fire Stick
 Go to the Amazon website on your PC.
 Sign in with the Amazon account that you are using on your Firestick.
 On the Search bar, enter Hotstar and search.
 Select the Hotstar app from the list.
 Now, click the Get this app button on the right side of the screen.
 Choose your Fire TV device. After a few minutes, the Hotstar app will be downloaded on your Amazon Fire Stick.
 Open the Hotstar app and sign in with your subscribed account.
 Start streaming your favorite movies and TV shows on your Fire TV Stick using Hotstar.
How to Activate Hotstar on Firestick
 Open the Hotstar app on your Firestick.
 Then, you need to select the Sign-in button.
 Your TV screen will show you an activation code.
 Now, visit the Hotstar activation site on any browser.
 Sign in with your Hotstar account.
 Then, enter the activation code and click Continue.
 Now, the Hotstar app on Firestick will get activated, and you can stream any video title on Fire Stick.
Hotstar Not Working on Firestick: Possible Fixes
Here, we have given a few solutions which will help you to fix the common issues while streaming Hotstar on Firestick.
- Close or Sign out the Hotstar app: If the Hotstar app does not work, simply close the app and reopen it. Even after that, if you are facing the issue, sign out from the app. To sign out from Hotstar, you need to click Settings > Application > Manager all Installed application > Hotstar > Cache and clear data > Force stop. Once done with the step, once again, open the Hotstar app and sign in.
- Uninstall and Reinstall the Hotstar: You can try this solution when you have streaming issues. Click Settings > Applications > Manage all installed Application > Hotstar > Delete or Uninstall. Once you uninstalled the app, you can reinstall it again.
- Update Hotstar app: Sometimes, if you are using the older version app, you will face these performance issues. In that case, you need to update the Hotstar app. To update the app, click Apps > Hotstar > More Info > Update. You can also turn on the auto-update mode so that the app will automatically get updated if the new version is available. For that, you need to select Settings > Applications > App Store > Enable Automatic updates.
Related: How to Install and Activate Hotstar on Apple TV.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can download the Hotstar app on Fire TV Stick from the Amazon App Store directly.
You can stream Hotstar on five devices by using a single account.
Yes. You can unblock the geo-restrictions by installing the best VPN on your Firestick and stream Hotstar on Firestick from the USA. Optionally, users can also sign up for an account by visiting us.hotstar.com/activate to start streaming directly.
It may be due to the internet issue or if your Firestick doesn’t have enough memory to install the app.
Yes. You can cast Hotstar to Firestick from your Android phone or tablet.
Hotstar may crash when there is no internet connection. To fix it up, you shall clear the cache memory, restart Firestick, and uninstall and reinstall the app.
Hotstar is free to download from Amazon App Store for Fire TV Stick. However, you need a subscription to stream all its content.
Disney Plus Hotstar subscription in the USA costs $99.99/yr.
It may be because you haven’t subscribed to the service or when the internet connectivity is low.