In this guide, I will share detailed information on how to install Twitch on FireStick. This method works perfectly for all Fire TV devices, including FireStick 4K, FireStick Lite, Amazon FireStick, and Fire TV Cube.
What Is Twitch?
Twitch is an online service designed for watching and streaming digital video broadcasts. It is a popular streaming app for your favorite games.
Since its inception in 2011, Twitch maintains its position as one of the best streaming platforms. It lets you stream your lifestyle activities, and anyone can watch it in real-time.
Twitch partners with different gaming companies such as Blizzard Entertainment and Overwatch League to showcase gaming events that are peculiar to the platform. In addition, gamers on Twitch can enjoy streaming on the platform because it can last for several hours as there are no restrictions.
To stream on the platform, browse the available categories and select one that appeals to you.
The live chat feature makes the Twitch app unique. It lets you chat with one another while streaming.
The Twitch app is added to our list of best apps for Fire Stick.
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 to Subscribe on Twitch
You are free to receive updates on Twitch just the same way it applies to all social media apps. However, if you desire special privileges like emojis and exclusive streams, I suggest you subscribe to Twitch.
Twitch subscriptions provide financial benefits for streamers while you receive some benefits in return. Streamers can get a loyal audience from the different subscription packages they offer.
Here, I’ll explain everything about the various Twitch subscription packages.
Available Subscription Plans on Twitch
Available subscription plans consist of Twitch Turbo and Twitch Prime. There are three tiers of twitch subscription plans.
Tier 1 subscription: The first tier of Twitch subscription costs only $4.99. Gamers can access its in-built features after subscribing.
Tier 2 subscription: The second tier of Twitch subscription costs only $9.99. Like the tier 1 subscription plan, gamers have access to its built-in features. In addition, anyone who subscribes to this plan gets an extra emote.
Tier 3 subscription: The third tier of Twitch subscription costs $24.99. Apart from accessing its in-built features available to all the subscribers, you have the advantage of getting two extra emotes.
The benefits you get from the subscription plan are dependent on your plan. Regardless of the subscription plan a subscriber settles for, subscriptions can either be monthly, quarterly or bi-annually. However, I suggest the subscription takes place on the same day for any option that suits you.
How to Subscribe Twitch for FireStick and other Devices
You can subscribe to any of the plans above without breaking a sweat. Go to Twitch Official page on any web browser and select a plan that suits you.
How to Install Twitch on FireStick
You can install Twitch on FireStick because the app is available on the Amazon App Store.
1. Go to the FireStick Home Screen and click Find.
2. Select the Search icon option.
3. Browse for Twitch.
4. From the displayed apps & games, select the Twitch app.
5. Click on the Download button.
6. Click Open to launch the app.
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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.
How to Use Twitch on FireStick
I recommend creating a shortcut on your FireStick home screen for anyone who wishes to use Twitch frequently.
1. To achieve this, press the Home button on your FireStick remote until a menu appears. Use the tab (left/ right/ top/ button) to navigate to different contents.
2. Now, press the Options button on the remote.
3. Click Move.
4. Move the app and put the app in your preferred position.
With these steps, you can access Twitch from the FireStick Home screen.
I know you prefer adding more app shortcuts to your home screen as it saves time and creates comfort. You can see our full guide to creating home screen shortcuts for detailed information.
What type of content can I stream on Twitch?
During the creation of the Twitch App, it served mainly gaming needs. League of Legends and Fortnite are two familiar games on the platforms. However, there are notable changes on the Twitch App. Fortunately, you have the privilege of streaming whatever you love as there are different categories like lifestyle, games, sports, and so on at your disposal.
Is Twitch on the Official Amazon App Store?
Yes, the Twitch app is on the official Amazon App store. It is also easy to download it on your FireStick devices.
Do I need access to Twitch Prime before I can use Twitch?
No, you don’t need Twitch prime to access Twitch. The app is free as long as you can tolerate incessant ads. However, Twitch prime provides a lot of benefits to users.
Can I transfer My Subscription Plan To Another Twitch Account?
No, you can’t. You cannot transfer your subscription plan to another account for any purpose.
How Do I Cancel My Subscription Plan?
You may have reasons to cancel your subscription plan whenever you desire. You can do this by going to the subscriptions page. Click on the cog located on the right-hand side. Click the Don’t renew subscription.
Twitch is one of my best streaming platforms for digital video broadcasts. With the Twitch App, you can enjoy live streaming, chat and engage in other activities. This guide demonstrates how to install Twitch on FireStick. Do you have any questions/thoughts on this topic? Please share them with me in the comment section.
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