Popcorn Time is an online streaming app for movies, TV shows, series, and animes. It is a free streaming service, and there is no sign-up or registration needed to stream content. Popcorn Time has an inbuilt streaming media player and offers subtitles in different languages. Unfortunately, it is not available in the Amazon App Store and it must be sideloaded from third-party sources. Therefore, VPN is a must for streaming Popcorn Time on Firestick and masking your identity from the service provider. Let’s see how to watch Popcorn Time on Firestick using a VPN.

Popcorn Time on Firestick using VPN

Sideload to Watch Popcorn Time on Firestick

1: Launch Firestick and select Settings on the home screen.

Select settings option from the Fire TV home menu

2: Scroll right and select My Fire TV. Click Developer options.

Select My Fire TV under Settings

3: Turn On the Apps from Unknown Sources.

turn on apps from unknown sources

4: On the Home screen, Search for the Downloader app.

Select Downloader in Firestick

5: Select Get to install the Downloader app.

Get Downloader in Firestick - Popcorn Time on Firestick using VPN

6: After installing, Click Open to launch the app and select Allow if prompted.

Open Downloader in Firestick

7: In the Settings, click the Enable javascript checkbox and enter the Popcorn Time URL. Click Go to download the apk file.

Popcorn Time on Firestick

Step 8: Select Install to install Popcorn Time on Firestick and click Open to launch it.

Step 9: Select Share in the prompt for sharing the app with others, or else click the Back button and select the content for streaming.

Alternate Way to Get Popcorn Time via ES File Explorer

1: From your Firestick Home, click on the Search icon under the Find tab.

2: Type and search for ES File Explorer.

3: Select the official ES File Explorer app icon from the result and click Get.

4: Once the app gets installed, launch the app.

Select ES File Explorer to download it

5: Select Downloader on the right side of the screen.

Select Downloader on the right side of the screen

6: Click on the +New option at the bottom of the page.

click +New icon under the Downloader option

7: Select the Path field on the Dialogue box and enter the URL link as bit.ly/pct-firetv.

8: Then, select the Download Now button and wait till the file gets downloaded.

9: Click Open File and tap Install.

Click Open file once downloaded

10: Select Next on the page and click on the Install option again to confirm.

Click Next and click Install to get the Popcorm Time on your Firestick

11: After the installation, click Done.

Click Done once the file gets installed

How to Access the Popcorn Time app on Firestick

1: Press the Home button, until you see a pop-up window.

2: Click on the Apps to enter Apps & Channels.

3: Find and select the Popcorn Time app icon.

4: Now, you can stream the app.

Note: If you want to move the app to the home screen, select the Menu button and click Move.

How to Get Popcorn Time on Fire TV using a VPN

You can prefer a VPN for streaming content online on Firestick. By using a VPN, you can safeguard the user’s identity from hackers and phishing sites.

Related: Best Free VPN for Firestick / Fire TV for Safe Browsing

1: Open the Home screen and select the Search icon at the top left corner.

2: Type ExpressVPN and select it from the list below.

3: Select Get to download the app from the Amazon App Store.

Select Get ExpressVPN

4: After downloading, click Open to launch ExpressVPN on Firestick and select Sign In.

Open ExpressVPN on Firestick

5: Enter the Email and Password of your account. Click Sign In.

Sign in ExpressVPN in Firestick - Popcorn Time on Firestick using VPN

6: Select a VPN server and click Connect to get a VPN.

Connect VPN server - Popcorn Time on Firestick using VPN

7: Open the Popcorn Time app from Your Apps & Channels and watch your favorite content.

Popcorn Time on Firestick using VPN

By following the above steps, you can watch Popcorn Time on Firestick using a VPN and protect your data and IP address. The paid VPN functions well than the free VPN in masking user data and bypassing geo-restriction.

Related: Dashlane VPN on Firestick: Guide to Install & Use


Is Popcorn Time free on Firestick?

Yes, you can stream all the videos in Popcorn Time on Firestick for free.

Does Popcorn Time have subtitles?

Yes, Popcorn Time has subtitles for all the contents, and it is available in different languages.

How to update Popcorn Time on Firestick 4k?

You can update the latest version of the Popcorn Time app. To do this, go to Settings > Applications, Appstore > turn on Automatic Updates.

Why is Popcorn Time not working on my Firestick?

Popcorn Time won’t work on your Fire TV due to the domain suspension of time4popcorn.eu.

Is the Popcorn Time app available on Android and iOS?

Currently, Popcorn Time is available on Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, and Linux.