How to Add and Activate Vimeo on Firestick [2 Ways]

Vimeo is a video-sharing platform that offers content on animation, branded content, comedy, documentary, sports, travel, and much more. It is similar to using YouTube on Firestick, but Vimeo will not display ads while streaming content. Additionally, users can upload videos, watch videos, create playlists, save videos, comment, like, etc. As of 2021, it has over 200 million users globally, with around 1.6 million paid subscribers to its services.

Vimeo account features

How to Download and Install Vimeo on Firestick

You can directly install the Vimeo app from the Amazon App Store itself without a third-party app. So the entire process is very simple, which is given in the steps below.

1) From the firestick home screen, click on the Find menu and select the Search button.

Find menu and search option

2) Make a click on the search bar to type as Vimeo using the on-screen keyboard.

3) From the search results, select Vimeo.

4) The app description window appears. Tap on the Get button to download the Vimeo app.

5) After the installation, hit Open to launch Vimeo.

Alternate Method: Using Downloader

Vimeo is unfortunately blocked and not accessible from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and China. If you are from these countries, install the Vimeo app on Fire TV using Downloader. It is a trusted third-party app available on the Amazon App Store. Firstly, you have to install Downloader on a Firestick and proceed with the steps.

Configure Firestick

1) Click on the Gear icon on a Firestick home screen.

settings icon on Firestick

2) From the list of tiles, choose My Fire TV.

My Fire TV

3) Next, tap on the Developer options.

Developer Options

4) Click on Install unknown apps.

Install unknown apps

5) At last, choose the Downloader and turn it On to allow the installation of unknown apps.

Downloader ON

Steps to Sideload Vimeo using Downloader

1) Open the Downloader app on your Firestick.

2) Click on Allow button to grant permission to access files.

3) Click on the Home tab from the left panel on Downloader Home. Then, enter the download link of Vimeo on the URL field as https://bit.ly/3y5DT2V.

Downloader URL field

4) Press Go and click on the Download option to download the installation file.

5) Once it gets completed, tap the Install button.

6) Vimeo app will be installed on your Firestick. Click Done after the installation.

7) If prompted, click on the Delete option to remove the apk file.

The Vimeo app will be added to your Firestick home screen. You can locate the app under the Apps section.

Why Use VPN on Firestick

VPN is a service that helps you to stay private online while accessing apps and websites. The combination of the VPN server and the encryption tunnel blocks your ISP, governments, hackers, and anyone else from spying while you surf the internet. VPN servers will forward your internet traffic to the destination server and return the response to you. So you can use any kind of app on your Firestick safely without any restrictions. It is better to choose VPNs that have a no-logging policy. So, connect to the best VPN for Firestick.

How to Activate and Use Vimeo on Firestick

1) Hold the Home button on your Firestick remote.

2) From the list of thumbnails, choose Apps.

Apps category on Firestick

3) Highlight the Vimeo app by clicking on it. Select the Options button.

4) Click Move to Front to add the app to the main screen.

5) After that, launch the Vimeo app.

6) Note down the activation that appears on the screen.

7) Visit vimeo.com/activate from a browser.

8) To Sign in, you should key in the Vimeo login details and continue.

9) On the next page, enter the code and click Connect Device button.

Connect device to Vimeo

10) It will take a few seconds to refresh the content.

That’s it! Now you watch your favorite videos and staff-picked collections on Vimeo.

Vimeo staff-picked collections on library

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Alternative Method – How to Cast Vimeo on Firestick

To cast the Vimeo app on Firestick, you can follow the steps below.

1. Long press the Home button on your Fire TV remote until a menu appears on the screen.

2. From the list of tabs displayed, select the Mirroring tab.

Select Mirroring

3. Then, connect your Fire TV and Android Smartphone to the same Wi-Fi network.

4. Now, go to the Google Play Store on your Android Smartphone.

5. Search and install the Vimeo app.

6. After installing the Vimeo app, launch it and sign in to your account.

7. Select any video you want and play it.

Vimeo app

8. Now, go to the Notification Panel and tap on Cast.

Tap on Cast and watch Vimeo on Firestick

9. Choose your Roku device.

10. Finally, the selected video will mirror to your Fire TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you get Vimeo on Firestick?

Yes, you can get Vimeo on Firestick.

2. Is Vimeo available on Firestick?

Yes, Vimeo is available in the Amazon App Store.

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