Since we humans have been using the internet for a long time, we need VPNs to protect and encrypt internet browser data. Avast is famous for antivirus applications and software. In 2014, Avast introduced its VPN application. It is one of the most potent VPNs and is also considered one of the frontline VPN for Firestick by tech experts.
What is a VPN?
A VPN, also known as a virtual private network, provides you privacy while surfing content or playing games online and anonymity by creating a personal network connection from a public internet connection. VPN generally masks your internet protocol or IP address so that your online actions are virtually untraceable. Most importantly, VPN services can establish secure and encrypted connections to provide greater privacy than a secured Wi-Fi hotspot.
How to install Avast VPN?
Since Avast VPN is a third-party application to install, you need to make some changes to your Firestick.
- Go to settings.
- Then Devices or My Fire TV.
- Then Developer options.
- From here, turn on apps from unknown sources.
Next, to install the VPN on your Firestick follow the steps given below:
Step 1: Go to Firestick Home screen and click the Lens icon
Step 2:Type in Downloader and run a search for Avast VPN.
Step 3:Press the Downloader app on the next screen and click download.
Step 4: After completion, launch the app.
Step 5: Then, in the search bar, type https://bit.ly/380JwQW. Click the Go button.
Step 6:After downloading, click the install Install button. Then the Done button.
Step 7: A popup window will open; press delete button to delete the app file.
Step 8: Go to Apps on your Firestick, find the Avast VPN. Open it and sign in for your free trial account.
That was, with that, you have successfully installed the application on your device. Although there are many other methods to install the application, this is by far the easiest.