How to Install and Setup Plex on Firestick / Fire TV

Plex is a powerful media management tool where you can manage your own media files. The media files saved on the server can be accessed on any of the Plex Media Player. For instance, you can set up Plex Media Server on your computer. The media files uploaded on the server accessed on any of the Plex Media Player supported devices. Firestick is not an exception for this case. You can download the Plex Media Player on Firestick from the Amazon App Store.

Plex on Firestick

The first and foremost step to use Plex is to set up the Plex server. After that, you can install the Plex Media Player on Firestick and sign in with the same account that you have used to set up the Plex Server. You can get the Plex Media Server from the website.

How to Install Plex on Firestick

Step 1: Turn on your Firestick and connect it to the WiFi network.

Step 2: Press the home button. On the home screen top right corner, you can find the Search icon.

Plex on Firestick

Step 3: Now, type Plex using the on-screen keyboard. Or use the Alexa voice command.

Plex on Firestick

Step 4: Choose the one with the following icon. On the app info page, click Get or Download.

Get button

Step 5: Once the app is installed, click the Open button to launch the app.

Open button

How to Use Plex on Firestick

Step 1: Open the Plex app. Click on the Sign In option.

Plex on Firestick

Step 2: You can see an activation code on the Firestick TV screen.

Activation Code

Step 3: Use your mobile or computer to go to the Plex Activation website.

Step 4: Sign in with your Plex login credentials.

Step 5: Enter the code on the provided text box. Then click the Link tab. A confirmation notification will come.

How to Set Up Plex Server

If you don’t, follow the below steps to set up the Plex server.

Step 1: Download the Plex Media Server from the website.

Step 3: Open the file from the Downloads folder and follow the on-screen instructions to install the Plex Media Server.

Step 4: You will be directed to the web page. There you have to sign in to your Plex account.

Step 5: The next screen will tell you how Plex works. Click Got it.

Step 6: Name the server. Then check the Allow me to access my media outside my home.

Step 7: You can add the media files now. Click Next and then click Done.

Related: How to Use Plex on Apple TV.

And that’s it, now enjoy using the Plex on your Amazon Firestick. You can also go and buy a Plex Pass that gives you a few more added advantages like Live TV, camera uploads, trailers and extras, mobile sync and automatic photo tagging, etc. Plex pass costs $4.99/month, $39.99/year and $119.99/year. Still, have any queries? Write to us in the comment.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Does Plex work on Amazon Fire Stick?

Yes, Plex will work fine on Amazon Fire Stick. You can install the Plex app on Amazon Fire TV Stick from the App Store.

2. Is Plex free on Firestick?

Yes, Plex Media Player on Firestick is available for free.