In this guide, you will learn to install Disney+ on FireStick. The steps provided also work on FireStick 4K and Fire TV Cube.
Disney+ (Plus) is an on-demand, video streaming service that was made available on Amazon devices (including FireStick) on November 12, 2019. Ever since then, it has become one of the most downloaded services on the Amazon Store.
This relatively new service now rivals the streaming giants Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV, and Amazon Prime. Disney+ features many exciting originals, including the ones from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It also features content from Pixar and National Geographic. Additionally, you can watch the entire range of movies and specials from the Star Wars franchise.
Disney+ is easy to install and get started with on Amazon FireStick. The app is fully compatible with Alexa. Meaning, you can give the voice command to Alexa to play movies and shows within the app.
Attention, FireStick Users!
Governments and ISPs constantly monitor your online activity, and accessing copyrighted content on your Fire TV Stick could lead to serious trouble. Currently, your IP is visible to everyone. I strongly recommend getting the best FireStick VPN to mask your IP address and securely stream your favorites.
I personally use ExpressVPN, the fastest and most secure VPN available. Not only is it easy to install on any device, it comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee. Plus, if you're not 100% satisfied, you can always get a refund. ExpressVPN is currently also offering a whopping 3 extra months free on their annual plan!
Disney Plus Availability, Pricing, and Features
Disney+ was initially released only in the USA, the Netherlands, and Canada. It has now been expanded to New Zealand, Australia, Puerto Rico, India (via Hotstar), the UK, and select European countries.
Disney+ costs you $6.99 per month in the US. You can also opt for the yearly plan that costs $69.99 and saves you around $14.
In Canada, it is $8.99 per month and $89.99 per year.
With each subscription, you can enjoy the following benefits:
- Tons of Disney content and originals
- Up to 4 simultaneous connections
- 4K UHD support
- HDR 10 and Dolby Vision support
- Dolby Atmos available
- Content can be downloaded onto the device storage for offline viewing
Disney Plus is cheaper than Netflix and HBO subscriptions. It is only slightly more expensive than Apple TV+.
You can also enjoy several bundled offers. For instance, you can opt for a bundle of Disney+, Hulu (ad-supported), ESPN+ for $12.99 per month. You can also include Disney Plus in your current subscription of the Hulu service.
What can I watch with Disney+?
In short, a huge array of content. You get access to everything that is Disney. Then, there are Marvel shows and movies like Avengers Endgame, Captain Marvel, and more.
In addition, you can stream the entire line-up of Star Wars including the Trilogy. You can also able to stream The Mandalorian, Lego Star Wars: All-Stars, Star Wars Resistance, and more.
Since Disney has acquired Fox, you also have access to popular programs, such as The Simpsons.
How to install Disney Plus on FireStick
You can install Disney+ on FireStick right from the Amazon Store. Here are the steps:
1: Go to the home screen of FireStick and choose the Search option in the top-left corner
2: Type Disney Plus
Select it in the search suggestions
3: Scroll down (if needed) and highlight the Apps & Games row
4: Click Get (or Download)
5: Wait for the app to install
6: Click Open to run Disney Plus on Amazon FireStick
You have successfully installed Disney+ on FireStick.
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How to Stream on FireStick Anonymously
As soon as you install the right apps, your FireStick is all ready to stream your favorite content. However, before you start, I would like to warn you that everything you stream online is visible to your ISP and Government. This means, streaming free movies, TV shows, Sports might get you into legal trouble.
Thankfully, there is a foolproof way to keep all your streaming activities hidden from your ISP and the Government. All you need is a good VPN for Fire Stick. A VPN will mask your original IP which is and will help you bypass Online Surveillance, ISP throttling, and content geo-restrictions.
I personally use and recommend ExpressVPN, which is the fastest and most secure VPN. It is compatible with all kinds of streaming apps and is very easy to install on Fire TV / Stick.
We do not encourage the violation of copyright laws. But, what if you end up streaming content from an illegitimate source unintentionally? It is not always easy to tell the difference between a legit and illegal source.
So, before you start streaming on your Fire Stick / Fire TV, let’s see how to use ExpressVPN to keep your streaming activities hidden from prying eyes.
Step 1: Subscribe to ExpressVPN HERE. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Meaning, you can use it free for the first 30-days and if you are not satisfied with the performance (which is highly unlikely), you can ask for a full refund.
Step 2: Power ON your Fire TV Stick and go to Find followed by Search option.
Step 3: Now type “Expressvpn” (without quotes) in the search bar and select ExpressVPN when it shows up in the search results.
Step 4: Click Download to install the ExpressVPN app on Fire TV / Stick.
Step 5: Open the app and enter the login credentials that you created while buying the ExpressVPN subscription. Click Sign in.
Step 6: Click the Power icon to connect to a VPN server. That’s all. Your connection is now secure with the fastest and best VPN for FireStick.
You can also read more detailed info on using ExpressVPN with Fire TV / Stick.
Disney+ on FireStick is highly anticipated. Thankfully, Disney and Amazon came to terms and resolved their differences. Now, you, I, and millions of other FireStick users can enjoy this streaming service. We will update this guide with more information as and when they are available.
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