In this tutorial, I will show you how to access and watch the Redbox Free Live TV service on any device, including Amazon FireStick.
What is Redbox?
Redbox, one of the popular online video rental services, has branched out into the Live TV domain with its free but ad-supported, Live TV Streaming service.
Redbox has branded its new Live TV service as Redbox Free Live TV and currently offers dozens of TV channels in various categories, including Movies, TV, Entertainment, News, and Kids. The company is also regularly increasing the number of channels.
Redbox Free Live TV is currently available only in the USA and offers some popular channels like TMZ, USA Today, NowThis, Dove, Fail Army, and more. If you are outside the USA, you can also access this service with the help of ExpressVPN.
In addition, Redbox has introduced 3 new in-house channels branded as:
- Redbox Comedy
- Redbox Spotlight
- Redbox Rush
Redbox Free Live TV is truly free. You do not require a subscription. You don’t even need to create an account. Just visit the Redbox Website and start streaming live TV.
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!
How can I access Redbox Free Live Streaming?
Presently, this Live TV service is accessible only through their website. However, they might roll out apps for Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast support. Redbox Live TV will also be integrated with LG, Vizio, and Samsung smart TVs.
For now, you can access Redbox Free Live TV via a web browser on your computer, mobile, and other devices. Go to the following link in your web browser (Firestick users can refer to the next section of the tutorial):
The following webpage will open up (screenshot from a computer browser)
The channel preview screen appears on the top. You can scroll down to one of the categories below the preview screen and click the desired channel. Following categories are available:
How to watch Redbox Free Live TV on FireStick
Redbox does not have an app for FireStick in the Amazon Store. They haven’t specified whether there will be any FireStick app in the future as well. As I said, they are currently offering a browser-based service.
Thankfully, you can watch Redbox Free Live TV on FireStick in a web browser. You can use any supported browser, including Silk.
Follow the steps below:
1. From the FireStick home screen, go Find > Search.
2. Look up the web browser you want to use, such as Silk. I am going with Silk Browser. Click Silk Browser in the search results.
3. Click the icon that says Internet.
4. Click Download or Get depending upon what you see. Wait for the app the browser to download and install.
5. Click Open when the app has been installed.
6. Click the address bar in the top-left section of the browser.
7. Type in the following URL: redbox.com/stream-free-live-tv
Wait for the page to load.
8. If you see any prompts, dismiss them. This is the Redbox Free Live TV webpage.
As you can see, the channel-preview window is in the upper-left section. Underneath the preview window is the list of the categories. Scroll down to a category and click the desired channel. The channel will start playing in the preview window.
You can switch between preview mode and full-screen mode any time you want to.
Highly recommended if streaming with free or low-cost services 👇
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.
Redbox is a video-rental service in the USA, which has rolled out a new IPTV service called Redbox Free Live TV. It is an ad-supported service with dozens of TV channels. It is currently accessible only through a web browser. However, the company plans to roll out apps for various devices in the future.
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