This current generation has paved way for the destruction of cord services. Nowadays it has become a trend to have a smart TV in our homes. More than a trend, today’s world forces us to own it. The rise of smart TVs paved way for streaming services and streaming devices. If you own a smart TV it is recommended to use a streaming service more than a cable service. One such online streaming service is Vudu. Today we are going to see the methods on how to download and install Vudu on Firestick? One of the best streaming services to use on Firestick. If you are ready let’s get into the content.
What is Vudu?
Vudu is an American online video streaming service. More than a video service it can be termed as a video store. Yes, the videos on Vudu’s catalog are available for rentals and digital purchases. It is not a subscription-based service. But you have to sign up for a Vudu account to access the service on your devices. You don’t need any subscription, instead, you need to pay for a movie/TV show individually.
It offers more than 20000 movies and 8000+ TV shows to stream. Vudu offers on-demand content too, where you can download movies/TV shows to watch offline. The rental charges for Vudu contents range from $2.99 to $5.99. The digital purchase of movies ranges from $10 to $30. It is available on various devices like Android, Firestick 4K, iOS, Apple TV, and many more.
Below given are some of the interesting features of the Vudu app. Let’s have a look at it.
- Both classic and latest movies/TV shows
- HD content
- High-quality contents on slow internet
- Family play feature available to skip inappropriate scenes
- Only pay for what you watch
- Multiple device support
You have to satisfy the below-given requirements in order to install the Vudu app on your Firestick.
- Enable Developer Settings on Firestick by navigating to Settings –> My Device –> Apps from Unknown Sources –> Enable it.
- Make sure that your device has an active internet connection. ‘
If you are done with the requirements, continue with the installation guide.
How to Install Downloader app on Firestick
Downloader is the best and official app on the Amazon app store to sideload apps on Firestick. As the Vudu app is not available in the Amazon app store we are going to sideload it. No need to worry. It is an entirely safe app to install and use on your device.
STEP1: Initially, Turn on your Firestik.
STEP2: Tap on the Search icon at the top left corner from the home screen.
STEP3: Search for the Downloader app using the on-screen keyboard.
STEP4: Select the app and click on the Get button.
STEP5: Once the app completes download, you can access the app by clicking the Open button.
How to Install Vudu on Firestick using Downloader app
Let’s see how to download and install the Vudu app using the Downloader app in this method.
1.Open Downloader app
Open the Downloader app from the My Apps&Games section on your Firestick. You can see a specified field to enter the source link at the opening of the app for the first time.
Tap on the specified path and enter the Vudu APK URL to download the app.
3.Click Go and Wait
Once you have entered the URL click on the Go button using the OK button on the remote control.
If the APK file gets downloaded, scroll down the page and click on the Install button.
Within a few minutes, the Vudu app will get installed on your Firestick. Open the app and sign up with your credentials to access the video content.
How to Install Vudu on Firestick using ES File Explorer
This is an alternative method to install the Vudu app using the ES File Explorer. If you are not satisfied with the previous method, continue with the below-given steps.
STEP1: Turn on your Firestick.
STEP2: Visit and Install the ES File Explorer app from the Amazon app store.
STEP3: Open the installed app from the My Apps&Games section on your Firestick.
STEP4: Click on the +New button at the bottom of the app.
STEP5: Tap on the Source path and enter the Vudu app APK to download.
STEP6: Name the file as Vudu and hit the Download Now button.
STEP7: Within few minutes you will get the APK downloaded.
STEP8: Open the file and click on the Install button.
The Vudu app will get installed on your Firestick within a few seconds. Vudu app requires no subscription. Open the app and enjoy watching your favorite movies/TV shows either by renting or purchasing it. This is how you can install the Vudu app on Firestick using Downloader and ES File Explorer.
That’s all. This is all you need to know about the methods to install Vudu on Firestick. I hope this content will be useful and satisfactory. Vudu app is something different comparing with the other streaming services. Here you don’t need to avail of a monthly subscription. Instead, you are going to pay only for the content that you watch. Make use of the above-given methods to install the Vudu app on Firestick.
Is there a Vudu app available on Amazon Firestick?
No, the Vudu app is not available on the Amazon app store for download. You have to sideload the app in order to access it on Firestick.
Is Vudu free?
Actually not. Vudu requires no subscription. Instead, you have to individually pay for the content that you watch.