Iron Shield VPN is one of the basic free VPN available for Firestick. If you need minimal protection while browsing with your Firestick, you can install Iron Shield VPN. The VPN is not recommended for high-level browsing and torrenting purposes. Since it is a free VPN, it has basic features and average encryption protocols. In this guide, we will guide you on how to install the Iron VPN for Firestick with simple steps.

Iron Shield VPN Supported Devices

As of now, Iron Shield VPN is only available for Android smartphones. Since the Fire OS is similar to Android OS, you can install the Iron Shield VPN on Firestick by using its apk file.

Iron Shield VPN for Firestick

Guide to Install Iron Shield VPN for Firestick

Sadly, Iron Shield VPN is not available on the Amazon App Store. You need to use any third-party installers. Use the Downloader app is the best third-party installer for Firestick.

Preparing Firestick to Install Iron Shield VPN

As you are using the Downloader app, you need to turn on Apps from Unknown Sources feature to install apps. Follow the below command from the Firestick Home screen.

Settings –> My Fire TV –> Developer Options –> Apps from Unknown Sources –> Turn On

Apps from Unknown Sources

1. Select the Lens icon. if you have Downloader app installed on Firestick, go to step 6.

Home screen

2. Type Downloader and search for it.


3. Select the Downloader app under the Apps & Games category.


4. Click the Download icon to download the Downloader app.


5. Now, click the Open button to launch the Downloader app.


6. Click on the Search bar and type the Iron Shield VPN’s download link Click the Go button.

Iron Shield VPN for Firestick

7. Click the Install button to download and install the VPN.

8. Click the Done button followed by the Delete button to delete the apk file.

9. Open the VPN from the Apps section and start using it on your Firestick.

Iron Shield VPN Alternatives

If you want a more powerful VPN, try the below alternatives.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I know if my Firestick VPN is working?

Use our guide on how to check if VPN is working on Firestick.

2. Will Iron Shield VPN work on Fire TV?

Yes, the VPN will work on all the Firestick and Fire TV devices except for the 1st Gen Fire TV model.

3. Is Downloader free for Firestick?

The Downloader app is available for free on the Amazon App Store.