Last Updated on July 19, 2022 by Andrew White
This article will help you in installing Discovery Plus on firestick so if you are interested then please read this article till the very end.
There is no denial of the fact that the discovery channel is everyone’s favorite, I mean from kids to adults everyone loves to watch it because of varieties of shows the discovery owned network has to offer. I am not gonna lie, I myself the biggest fan of the discovery channel and I never go a day without watching my favorite TV show on Discovery.
Watching the Discovery channel on TV is really fun but do you know you can watch the Discovery channel on firestick too? ever since I started this blog, you guys are always asking me to write an article about watching Discovery on firestick, so here we go.
Thanks to Discovery+ or Discovery plus on firestick, you can stream discovery content without any hustle. The best thing is you can install discovery+ on firestick and start streaming your favorite content from almost 14 networks that include Discovery Channel, Discovery Science, HGTV, Animal Planet, Food Network, History, Lifetime, OWN, A&E, Discovery Turbo, TLC, etc.
Now I bet there are lots of users who don’t really know what is discovery plus and what its pricing and all, don’t worry in this article I have covered everything from explaining what is discovery+ to installing Discovery Plus on firestick.
What is Discovery Plus?
Discovery Plus is nothing but a non-fiction on-demand video service that is owned by Warner Bros. Discovery. The main aim to start discovery plus was to provide content from discovery main channel brands. Discovery plus is available for both Android as well as iOS users.
Even fire TV users can also install Discovery plus. It is the best on-demand service for those who are interested in watching documentaries and shows from the discovery network. However, to enjoy this service you do have to buy a subscription to Discovery Plus. There are two subscription plans available which we have discussed below.
Discovery Plus Subscription Plans
As of now Discovery Plus is offering two plans, 1)$4.99 per month and 2) $6.99 per month. The second plan is ad-free so if you are someone who wants to enjoy the ad-free streaming then I suggest you go with the $6.99 plan.
Right now only monthly plans are available there are no yearly or quarterly plans available. Discovery Plus is also offering a 7-day free trial so if you are confused about whether or not Discovery Plus is for you then I suggest you try their 7 days free trial and then make your final decision. Most of you must be thinking if they can watch live TV from its network, unfortunately, you can’t. You need to have a cable or satellite connection to do so.
Now I think we have discussed enough, let’s now come to the main point of this article which is how to install Discovery plus on firestick.
How to Install Discovery Plus on Firestick – Step by Step
Installing Discovery plus on firestick isn’t really a tough task, it’s in fact super easy because the discovery plus app is directly available on the Amazon app store. So, unlike other apps you don’t have to sideload it, you just need to download it from the app store.
Now if you are new to firestick and don’t know how to download apps from the app store then don’t worry I have written all steps below, so just go and read the steps carefully.
- First thing first, open your firestick device and go to the home screen.
- Now when you are on the home screen, go to the “Find” option.
- Click on the “Search” option now.
- Now you need to type “Discovery Plus” with the help of your fire tv remote and on-screen keyboard.
- As soon you start typing the initial words, the firestick will start giving you suggestions, so from the suggestions click on the Discovery Plus.
- After that click on the “Get” button to start downloading discovery plus on firestick.
- Discovery on firestick will start installing itself once it is done downloading.
- After the app is done installing, go back to your firestick’s home screen.
Discovery plus is now installed on your fire tv, now let’s see how to use discovery plus on firestick. Though it is quite easy to use this app I have still written some basic instructions below.
How to use Discovery Plus on firestick
Now before you start using this app on firestick, I suggest you move discovery plus to your firestick’s home screen first so that you don’t have to waste your time going to the apps & games section all the time when you want to watch Discovery on firestick.
To move the app to your home screen all you need to do is first go to Apps & Games section, you can either press the Apps button on your fire tv remote or you can manually go to that section.
And after that scroll down and highlight the Discovery plus app and press the options button on your fire tv remote.
Now click on the Move option then drag and drop the icon to the fire tv home screen, that’s it. Now the app will start displaying on your fire tv home screen.
Now launch the app and as soon you launch it, the app will display two options the first option is to start your 7-day free trial and the second option is “Sign in” for those who already have subscribed to discovery plus. If you haven’t yet subscribed then click on the first option, create your account, and avail your trial.
After you create your account then simply click on the “Sign In” option and enter your email and password to proceed further. Once you are signed in successfully, start streaming your favorite discovery content.
How to Sideload Discovery Plus on Firestick
Right now discovery plus is available in the United States along with a few more countries but there are still chances that the country you are living in doesn’t have discovery+ on the Amazon app store. But you don’t need to worry I am here to help you out. Although disocvery+ is a geo-restricted application you can still get it installed on the Amazon app store by sideloading it.
If you don’t know how to do that then again don’t worry, I have written the steps below, all you need to do is follow them carefully. Trust me it is very easy to sideload apps on firestick.
- First of all, before we begin to sideload apps on firestick, it is very important for all of you to enable apps from unknown sources on firestick if you haven’t already.
- After that, you need to download an application known as “Downloader” you can download it from the Amazon app store itself.
- Go to the Find option and there you need to search for “Downloader” after that you need to click on the Get button to start downloading the application, once the app is downloaded it will get installed itself.
- Once you are done with the above steps, you need to open the Downloader application.
- The home screen of the app will look like this:
- Now here you need to type this URL make sure to type the URL as it is. (URL is case sensitive so be careful)
- After typing the correct URL, simply click on the “Go” button.
- Now let the downloader app download the discovery plus APK on firestick.
- After the APK is done downloading, click on the “Install” button.
- Now let the discovery+ app be installed.
- Once it is installed click on the Done button.
- Congratulations! Discovery plus APK is installed successfully on your fire tv.
That’s how you can install discovery+ APK on firestick even if it is not available in your country. If you face any doubts in the above step do let me know.
Highlights of Discovery+
- You can watch more than 2,500 TV shows on discovery plus from the discovery network.
- The app works pretty smooth on firestick, it is well customized for firestick usage.
- The interface of discovery plus is really very amazing and easy to understand.
- The size of the app is very less which is again a really good thing.
- The app has the option of captions as well.
- Plans are really affordable and if you are a student then you will get some extra discount as well.
- It has an ad-free plan that is also available.
So, that’s it for this article, I hope this article helped you in installing Discovery+ on firestick, I tried my best to simplify things as much as possible. In my opinion, discovery plus is an amazing choice for those who are really fond of watching documentaries and discovery TV shows. Even the cost of a subscription is very justified and the good thing is there is the option of a 7-day free trial and that is really very impressive.
If you are having any doubts related to discovery plus on fire tv then do let me know by dropping the comment down below, I will try my best to solve your query as soon as possible.