Setup VPNUK on Amazon (Sideload)

Setting up VPNUK access on Amazon devices.

This tutorial will show you how to download the official VPNUK app designed for Android devices. The VPNUK App is available for download from our server and is compatible with all Amazon devices including Fire Phone, Fire Tablets and Fire TV. The VPNUK app offers a very simple user interface which requires very little user configuration. Your Amazon device must be running the latest Amazon firmware for this app to be compatible with your device.


Sideload Prerequisites

Kindle Fire or Fire Phone: Please ensure you have Unknown Sources enabled. To enable Unknown Sources, pull your notification bar down, and select Settings > Applications and set ‘Apps from Unknown Sources’ to ‘On’.

Amazon Fire TV: Please ensure you have Developer Options enabled. Go to Settings > My Fire TV > Developer Options > Enable ‘Install from Unknown Sources’.

1. Install VPNUK App for Amazon

Sideload VPNUK App using the Downloader app.
1. From your Amazon Fire TV home screen go to ‘Find’ from the menu, then search for and install the Downloader App.

2. Enter the VPNUK app URL: and then click ‘Go’.

3. Once the download is complete click onto ‘Install’.

2. Run VPNUK

Go to your apps list and run the VPNUK App.

Amazon Fire App - VPNUK

3. Configure new connection

Enter the connection settings by clicking onto the settings cog

4. Configure Connection

Enter your VPN account login ‘Username’ and ‘Password’ and check the ‘Save Credentials’ box if you would like the app to save your login details.

5. Choose Server

Click onto the server selection button.

6. Account Type

Choose your VPNUK account type.

7. Select Server

If you have a Shared IP account you can connect to any of the Shared IP servers. If you have a Dedicated IP account or a 1:1 Dedicated IP account please choose your connecting server, you can find these details in your welcome email or in the members area. All Dedicated IP account holders also have unlimited access to all of our Shared IP servers.

8. Connect

You can now connect to your VPNUK account.

9. Connection Complete

Your account will now be connected to the VPN, if you would like to disconnect or switch to a different server, click onto the ‘Disconnect’ button and choose a different server. You can now connect to the service from the Quick Launch screen by use the quick connect toggle. If you would like to edit your connection in future, click onto the settings cog on the top right of the screen.