The launch of Disney+ Hotstar has brought numerous new content for people to watch online and spend their time watching popular Marvel, Star Wars, Disney content along with other popular movies and shows. So, you would like to watch Hotstar movies on your TV by installing Hotstar on FireStick.
This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to watch Hotstar on FireStick, Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, and other Amazon devices. Hotstar is an Indian streaming service with over 100,000 hours of TV content in 17 languages.
It also covers major Live Sports events and popular Indian TV Series and Documentaries. Hotstar is also available in the United States, but many Indian Shows are unavailable in the US due to rights issues.
Also, the annual price of a Hotstar US subscription is $9.99/mo (INR 750 approx.), whereas, the Indian Hotstar subscription only costs INR 299/mo ($4 approx). That’s a lot of difference!
To watch Hotstar in the US with a comparatively less amount, you need a good VPN such as OpenVPN. This VPN will change your real location to India by assigning you an Indian IP address.
How to Install Hotstar on FireStick from Anywhere (Step-by-Step)
Step 1: Go to Amazon Store or Open FireStick Home
Step 2: Click on the Search icon from the top menu
Step 3: Search by typing the name i.e. Hotstar and select the Hotstar app.
Step 4: Select the Hotstar app from below
Step 5: Press the Download or Get button
Step 6: Click Open once the download completes
Step 7: The Hotstar app will now open
How to Use Hotstar on FireStick in the USA for a Lesser Price
You would want to subscribe to Indian Hotstar for INR 299/mo despite paying $49.99 annually for a lesser content. Here is the Indian subscription cost that includes Disney Plus content as well:
Let’s see the US Hotstar subscription cost:
That’s a huge difference, right? The easy and the simplest way to get Indian Hotstar is by using a VPN. Here’s how to use it:
Step 1: Subscribe to OpenVPN and here’s how to install OpenVPN on FireStick
Step 2: Connect to an Indian server
Step 3: Open Hotstar app
Steps to install OpenVPN on firestick using es file explorer
ES File Explorer is not only a file manager on Firestick but also can be used to install apps that aren’t available on Amazon App Store. Follow the guidelines given below to get OpenVPN on Amazon Fire Stick using ES File Explorer.
Step 1: Go to Firestick Settings > Device > Developer > turn on ADB Debugging > turn on Apps from Unknown Sources.
Step 2: Click on the search bar of Firestick to type in as ES File Explorer and click on the search icon.
Step 3: You should click on the Get option to download ES File Explorer on Firestick.
Step 4: Open ES File Explorer to click on the Tools option from its home screen.
Step 5: Click on the Download Manager from the menu option.
Step 6: You should click on the ‘+New‘ option.
Step 7: Enter the URL of OpenVPN as https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.blinkt.openvpn and click on the OK button.
Step 8: Click on Download Now option and with this OpenVPN app will start its downloading process.
Step 9: Click on Open File to open OpenVPN on Firestick and thereby use it to access anything from the web on Firestick without any limits.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Hotstar free on FireStick?
Not all of its content is free. You can only watch limited content on Hotstar for free. To watch its premium content, you will need to subscribe to its service for INR 999/year.
Is Hotstar available on FireStick?
Yes, the Hotstar FireStick app is easily downloaded through the Amazon Store. On the search menu, just type ‘Hotstar’ to download the app.
This article will give you the whole detail of Install Hotstar on FireStick if you wish to watch Hotstar outside India. The most important factor for watching Hotstar outside India, in the USA, UK, or any other country is by having a good VPN such as OpenVPN. If you are watching Hotstar on your PC then download software for Windows.
That is because the price of Hotstar in India is too low. If you use a VPN you will be able to pay less and watch more.