How to Activate BritBox on FireStick/ Fire TV at – Updated

BritBox is an OTT streaming service that offers a wide selection of British TV shows and films, such as Spitting Image, a satirical puppet show from the 80s. It is a joint venture between the British broadcaster BBC and the British commercial broadcaster ITV. The service is known for its British programming with exclusive content.

The BritBox service was launched in the United States in 2017 and later in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It features a mix of classic and contemporary content from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and Channel 5, as well as original programming.

It is available on various devices, including smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and gaming consoles. Earlier, BritBox was available as a channel on Amazon’s Prime Video. However, in February 2020, it was launched as a TV app on Amazon Appstore and other app stores.

This article will help you install and connect the BritBox app on your FireStick device at The BritBox TV app supports all Amazon Fire devices, viz. Fire TV Cube, Fire TV (3rd Gen Pendant), Fire TV Edition Smart TVs, Soundbars, and other FireStick devices. Fire TV Stick [2023]

Here are the steps to add and activate the BritBox app on FireStick using

  • Connect your FireStick device to your TV.
  • Go to the Find section and look for the BritBox app. You can also search for the app through the voice command on your Alexa Voice Remote.
  • Select the app from the search result.
  • Click the ‘Get‘ button to download & install the app.
  • After installation, launch the app on Fire TV.
  • Select the Sign In option from the top right corner.
  • A unique code will appear on your TV screen.
  • Now, visit on a PC or mobile device.
  • Sign in to your BritBox account with your email ID and password.
  • Enter the Fire TV connect code displayed on your TV and click the Connect button.

After successful activation, your TV screen will refresh, and you can access the BritBox content on your FireStick device.

Some popular shows on BritBox include Spitting Image, Midsomer Murders, Coronation Street, Fawlty Towers, Vera, A Confession, EastEnders, Prime Suspect, McDonald & Dodds, Gardeners’ World, Father Brown, Wild Bill, The Mallorca Files, The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Poirot, etc. You can also enjoy some old-school British films and special documentaries.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of BritBox?

The monthly BritBox subscription will cost £5.99 in the United Kingdom. A 7-day free trial is also offered to new users. An annual subscription will cost £59.99.

What is the cost of a subscription for US and Canadian users?

Americans can sign up for a monthly subscription of $6.99 or a yearly subscription of $69.99. And for users in Canada, it costs $8.99 per month and $89.99 per year.

Can I cancel the BritBox subscription?

Yes, you can cancel the BritBox subscription anytime.

 I am a BritBox user from Canada. I am not able to access some shows. Why?

Due to licensing restrictions, some shows and movies are unavailable for Canadian subscribers.

What is the video quality on Britbox?

You can watch the BritBox videos in up to 2080p Full HD quality on FireStick.

BritBox app is supported on which FireStick model?

It is supported by both existing and new FireStick models (3rd Gen, 4K, and Lite).

About Mark Spencer

I am a technical writer with over five years of experience in the tech industry. I have a passion for explaining complex technical concepts in a clear and concise way. I am also skilled in using various technical writing tools and techniques. Here at, I am responsible for writing and editing user documentation for activating different channels and services on Amazon Firestick TV.

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