How to Install and Activate PBS on Firestick

PBS on Firestick

Pocket Guide

  • PBS app is available for Firestick.
  • Install PBS: Click Find → Tap Search → Type PBS → Click the app → Select Get.
  • Via Amazon Website: Go to Amazon websiteSign in → Search for PBS → Select the app → Tap Deliver To → Click your Firestick → Select Get App.

Public Broadcasting Service is a pioneer in providing educational and entertaining programs. PBS features various series, TV shows, award-winning documentaries, indie movies, and more. PBS has rolled out its standalone application called PBS Video. This application offers content in different genres such as performing arts, drama, documentaries, biographies, history, broadway specials, concerts, food, cooking, etc. PBS Video app is available for various devices, including smartphones, smart TVs, and streaming devices like Firestick, Apple TV and Roku, etc. If you are a Firestick user, you can directly download the app on Firestick from the Amazon App Store. In addition, you can also add the app to Firestick via the Amazon website.

How to Download PBS on Amazon Firestick

1). Turn ON your Firestick-connected TV and connect the Firestick to a Wi-Fi network.

2). On the home screen, hit the Find menu.

3). Tap the first tile, Search.

4). Type PBS Video and search for the app.

Search PBS on Amazon Firestick

5). Choose the PBS app from the search results.

PBS on Amazon Firestick

6). Click on Get or Download to install the app on your Fire TV Stick.

Click Get

7). The app will be downloaded and installed on your Fire TV Stick.

Alternative Way to Get PBS On Firestick

1). On any web browser from your computer or smartphone, go to

2). Sign in with the same account you use on your Fire TV Stick.

3). Now hover to the Search field and type PBS.

4). Choose the app from the list of suggestions.


5). Tap the Deliver to option and select the Get App button to install the app on Amazon Firestick.

Select your Fire TV Stick

6). The PBS app will be downloaded on your Fire TV Stick.

How to Activate and Watch PBS on Firestick

1). Open the PBS app on your Fire TV Stick.

2). You will find an activation code on the Welcome page.

PBS Activation Code

3). Go to on any of your web browsers.

4). Enter the activation code on the provided text box.

Enter the Activation Code

5). Click the Continue button.

6). Log in to your account if necessary.

Sign in to PBS

7). You will get an on-screen message stating that the Firestick device has been activated.

8). Now, the PBS app on Firestick will display the contents on the screen.

Watch PBS on Firestick

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is PBS on Amazon Fire Stick?

Yes. You can download the PBS app from the Amazon App Store on Firestick.

2. How to watch PBS without cable?

You need to install the streaming apps YouTube TV and DirecTV Stream to watch PBS without cable.

3. What is PBS Passport?

PBS Passport is an added benefit that provides an on-demand library of 1500 additional episodes and consists of popular shows like Antiques Roadshow, American Experience, American Masters, Masterpiece, Nature, and NOVA.

4. How to Get PBS Passport on Firestick

★ First, install and activate the PBS app on Firestick.
☆ Open the PBS app → Go to SettingsSign in using PBS Passport credentials to access PBS Passport content on Fire TV Stick.

5. How to stream PBS for free?

You can stream PBS content for free on the USTVGO website.

6. Can you sideload PBS on Firestick?

Yes. You can sideload the PBS app on Firestick using Downloader or ES File Explorer.