How To Get BT Sport On Firestick In NZ


Can I watch BT Sport on a Firestick in New Zealand? This is a common question that sports lovers often ask around. Well, if you are a sports lover and want to watch BT Sport in NZ on Firestick, we have all the answers to your queries.

BT Sport is one of the leading sports TV channels in the United Kingdom. It offers Live coverage of marquee sporting events and football leagues, including the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Ligue 1, Bundesliga, and several other competitions.

Not just that, you can also watch BT Sport for the Live broadcast of MLB, Cricket, Moto GP, and Rugby, as well as exclusive coverage of WWE, Boxing, and UFC via PPV. No doubt, BT Sport’s hype is real and it’s an excellent platform to steam your favorite sports.

You can watch all of this extensive coverage for a budget-friendly BT Sport cost of GB£25 (NZD 47.66) /month. This monthly pass comes with no contract and you can easily avail the BT Sport cancel option at any time.

As of now, there isn’t any sort of BT Sport free trial available, but you can get one if you are lucky enough to stumble upon any promotion. You can watch BT Sport on Amazon Firestick through its BT TV app.

The official BT Sport app cost is GB£17 (NZD 32.41)/month. However, you can’t access BT Sport in New Zealand due to geo-restrictions unless you are using one of the best BT Sport VPN our recommendation is the premium ExpressVPN.

Let’s find out how you can watch your favorite sports on Firestick through BT Sport!

How to Watch BT Sport on Firestick in NZ with the BT TV App [4 Methods]

BT Sport offers its official BT TV app for various operating systems and streaming devices. You can get the BT Sport Roku channel (app) as well as Apple TV, PlayStation 4, Xbox (One, One X, One S), iOS, and Android.

But here, we will specifically talk about how to stream BT Sport on Firestick in New Zealand. Let’s discuss 4 different methods to watch BT Sport on Firestick with the BT TV App.

Method 1: Install BT TV and Watch BT Sport on Firestick

Did you know that you can watch BT Sport on Firestick by installing BT TV as well? Well, by following the steps given below you will be able to install BT TV on your Firestick and stream BT Sport on your Amazon streaming device.

  • Subscribe to ExpressVPN and configure it on your Wi-Fi network.
  • Connect to a server in the UK.
  • Connect your Firestick streaming device to your wireless network.
  • After this, move to the Apps section of your Firestick.
  • Tap on the search bar, type BT TV and look for the app through the results.

On the search bar, search for BT TV app on Firestick.

  • Select the BT TV app and install it on the Firestick.

Select the BT TV app from the search results and install it on Firestick.

  • Now open the BT TV app and head over to the BT Sport platform by adding your details of login.
  • Enjoy BT Sport content on your Firestick through BT TV.

Method 2: Screencast BT Sport on Firestick through Smartphone

To watch BT Sport on your Firestick device using Screencast through your smartphone, we have lined up a few simple steps for you. Through these steps, you should be able to get it working.

  • Subscribe to ExpressVPN and configure it on your Wi-Fi network.
  • Connect to a server in the UK.
  • Connect your smartphone and Firestick to the same internet connection.
  • Now, on your Smartphone search for the BT Sport app.
  • Install the app and sign in by adding your credentials.

Enter your credentials to sign up BT Sports on Smart Phone.

  • Next step, select the display mirroring function. For android, keep a long press on the Home button, and for iOS, click on Airplay to connect to Firestick.

Select Enable Display Monitoring option.

  • Now, on your Firestick device, screencast your BT Sport app by selecting the Airplay or Cast.
  • Merge your Firestick and Smartphone to start streaming BT Sport’s content.
  • As a result, the BT Sport app will start to show on your Firestick’s screen.

Method 3: Download BT Sport on Firestick using ES File Explorer

For many reasons when BT Sports is not working but your favorite sports is about to start in minutes away. You can opt for this method as well by following the steps given below and start the BT Sport app download process on your Firestick device with the ES File Explorer:

  • Subscribe to ExpressVPN and configure it on your Wi-Fi network.
  • Connect to a server in the UK.
  • Connect your Firestick device to the internet and open the Home screen.
  • Search for the ES File Explorer in the search bar.
  • Download and install the ES File Explorer app.
  • Open the settings of Firestick, scroll down, and click on the My Fire TV’s developer button.

On Settings, click on the My Fire TV’s developer button

  • Enable the ‘install unknown sources’ for ES File Explorer and unroll the ES File Explorer.

Turn on the option of Apps from Unknown Sources.


Click on new tab and select path as BT Sports

  • Proceed and click on Download from the new tab.

Click on Download Now option to install BT Sports on Firestick.

  • Install the BT Sport Firestick app.
  • Now open the BT Sport app Firestick log-in details, sign in and start streaming.

Method 4: Get BT Sport on Firestick using Kodi via Downloader

Another method on the list to stream BT sport on Firestick is by using Kodi through the Downloader app. To get this method working underlying are the steps you need to follow.

  • Subscribe to ExpressVPN and configure it on your Wi-Fi network.
  • Connect to a server in the UK.
  • Now connect your Firestick device to your Wi-Fi network and open the home screen.
  • Go to Settings > Device, find the Developer Options button, and turn it on.
  • Search for the Downloader app from the app store and install it on your device.
  • Once done, turn on the ‘install unknown apps’ option for your Downloader.
  • Unfold your Downloader app.
  • Now, enter the URL link of the Kodi app in the URL Box given on Downloader and click ‘Go’.

Enter Kodi app URL and click on Go button.

  • Once you have the Kodi app installed on your Firestick, unfold it and open the Add-ons option.
  • Click on the add-on installation icon.

Install the Kodi add-on.

  • Click on the Install from Repository option and then choose Repository Kodi add-on.
  • Open the Video Add-ons and now find the BT Sport app and hit install.
  • Once installed go back to the home screen and look for BT sport under the name of video add-ons.
  • Now as everything else is done, you can start BT Sport on Firestick through Kodi download via Downloader.

Why Use VPN for BT Sport App?

BT Sport is a geo-restricted streaming platform. These geographical restrictions are in compliance with licensing contracts and copyright laws. That means the content available on the BT Sport app isn’t available to stream in New Zealand.

To watch your favorite sports on BT Sport, you must be physically present in the UK or have a British IP address. Using a VPN for the BT Sport app, you can bypass such geo-blocks by getting a British IP address.

A premium VPN like ExpressVPN smartly masks your original IP address and makes you appear as if you are in the UK by rerouting your web traffic through a British VPN server. By doing so, you can easily stream the BT Sport app on Firestick from anywhere.


Sometimes, failed connections with your IP address can cause the BT Sport app to not work on your Firestick device. If this happens, try restarting your network router until you get a new IP address that works with BT Sport servers.

You can get free sports channels on Firestick in NZ through ESPN, YouTube TV, fuboTV and BT Sports.

If the firmware of your device is not updated or you haven’t enabled the permissions on your device to cast the screen, make sure to update the software of your streaming device and allow the casting option from the settings.

Wrapping Up!

In this article, we have provided you with four different methods to watch BT Sport on Firestick in New Zealand. Although you can also stream your favorite shows, movies and games through the BT TV app on your smartphone, it’s always a good idea to enjoy the enthralling sporting action on a big screen in HD quality.

BT Sport offers a wide range of content from domestic and international sports circles, including Live matches, highlights, and even on-demand match replays. However, the channel is exclusively available in the UK and can only be streamed using a premium VPN like ExpressVPN.

Ellison Shirley

Ellison Shirley tends to go down the rabbit hole when it comes to research; hence it’s up to her to present the latest happenings in streaming town. And so she does. A serial binge-watcher, opinionated with a pinch of feminism on top, you name it, she’s a bit of everything.

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