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This tutorial will show you how to download, install, and use the ExpressVPN app on your Amazon Kindle Fire device.
Get your username and password
Let’s start by getting some details about your ExpressVPN account. Open the Welcome Email you received when you signed up for ExpressVPN and open the link in the email.
If you can’t find the link, log in to your account here.
Once you’ve opened the link in the welcome email or logged in to the website, select Set Up ExpressVPN on the Active Subscriptions page.
Select Kindle Fire on the left side of the screen. On the right, tap the Available at amazon button or the Amazon Appstore link to download the app. You’ll need to sign in in order to download.
Download and set up the VPN app
With your Fire device up and running, select Shop to access the Amazon Appstore. Enter expressvpn in the search field. Select Download. Alternatively, you can find ExpressVPN in the app store by clicking INSTALL NOW in the downloads section.
Once the app has finished downloading, select Open. From the welcome screen, select Log In. Enter your username and password that you obtained in earlier.
Once your ExpressVPN account has been activated, select Next. You will encounter a pop-up warning telling you, “ExpressVPN attempts to create a VPN connection”. Check the box for “trust this application”, then select OK.
Connect to a VPN server location
Select the server location of your choice, and ExpressVPN will connect you to that server. You will see a confirmation screen telling you, “Connected to [server location]”.
Hooray! ExpressVPN is now up and running.
Disconnect from the VPN server location
To disconnect from a VPN server location, select Disconnect. A confirmation window will appear asking, “Disconnect the connected VPN/cancel the connection attempt?” Select OK.