How to Watch StreamEast on Firestick

by
Frederik Lipfert
Dr. Frederik Lipfert Founder, vpncheck
Updated on 30 May 2022

StreamEast Overview

StreamEast is one of the most popular streaming sites for sports. The website provides a wide variety of sports, including football (soccer), NFL, MLB, motorsports, NBA, NHL, boxing, and MMA.

StreamEast is quite popular as it provides a wide variety of sports for free, and you won’t even need to log in to start streaming. That doesn’t make it unique though – The best thing about StreamEast is that it comes with a superb and simplistic interface that is not marred by adverts (which is quite something in the world of free streaming sites). This makes the website easy and appealing to use, and it has made StreamEast a favorite among sports fans.

In this guide, we’ll provide you with an in-depth look at the website and show you how to use it on Firestick and how to stay safe.

We’ll explore:

  • The legality of StreamEast
  • The website’s interface
  • Ad interference
  • Number and quality of streams
  • Ease of use
  • Some StreamEast alternatives
  • How to stream safely

But before we dive in…

First Things First: Stream Safely!

StreamEast is a free streaming site, and it provides access to premium sports such as the Premier League, Champions League, NFL, MLB, and NHL, among others. Although the streams provided are usually hosted on other independent sites, it still puts the site’s legality in question. Further, the streams provided are hosted on mostly insecure servers, and these sites always log your activities.

To stay safe, always ensure that you use a VPN when accessing StreamEast or any other free streaming site. A VPN will encrypt your activities to ensure that your ISP and government can’t tell what you are accessing online, and it also changes your IP address to make you anonymous. However, you’ll also need to choose your VPN well to get value for your money.

At VPNCheck, we recommend that you go with ExpressVPN. The VPN doesn’t log any activities, and it has been publicly audited and verified as a zero-logs VPN. It also uses top-class encryption standards and provides the best speeds in the market.

ExpressVPN’s yearly plan comes with a 35% discount, and you can test it risk-free thanks to the VPN’s 100% money-back guarantee.

How to Use StreamEast on Firestick

StreamEast is only available as a web-based service, so you need to use a browser to start streaming. The Amazon Silk Browser is the most popular browser among Firestick users, and it’s the one we’ll use for this guide.

How to Watch Stream East Using Silk Browser

Silk Browser is from Amazon, and it is, in most cases, installed by default. However, if you don’t have it on your device, you can use the guide below to install it. 

  1. On the Firestick main page, hover over Find, then click Search.Firestick home page with prominent Find and Search buttons
  2. The search window will open. Now, start typing Silk, and you’ll see some suggestions. Click Silk Browser to search for the app.Firestick Search menu showing Silk Browser in the search results
  3. Silk Browser should appear as the main result (its icon is Internet with the signature Amazon arrow). Select it.The Silk Browser app - indicated by the word ‘internet’ and Amazon’s curved arrow below the word - to be selected from the search tile menu under the Apps & Games category
  4. The option to download the app will now appear. Click Download, and the browser will install automatically.The Download icon for Amazon Silk Web Browser highlighted
  5. After the installation, you’ll get an option to open the browser. Click Open or go to your Apps & Channels to start the app from there.Select Move to front from device menu, to move Silk Bowser to the top of list
  6. Here’s what the browser looks like on the first launch.Amazon silk browser search bar
  7. At this point, you can go ahead and open StreamEast. However, you’ll need to ensure that you connect your ExpressVPN app before proceeding. This will safeguard your streaming activities by making them private so that you won’t end up being subject to a DMCA notice or a cease-and-desist letter. If you haven’t installed the app yet, you can skip to the “How to Install ExpressVPN on Firestick” section. ExpressVPN menu with the on/off button highlighted
  8. After connecting your VPN, you can go to the search bar and type streameast.to, then click Go.Silk Browser search bar and type streameast.to, then click Go
  9. Silk Browser will now prompt you to calibrate your display. This is not necessary, so click Cancel and the StreamEast main page should appear.Streameast Homepage

How to Navigate on StreamEast

StreamEast is one of the easiest websites to use, and this works well for Firestick users as the device is not as easily navigable as touch devices. 

Once you open the home page, you will see all NBA games taking place on the day. Everything is well outlined with details of the competition, the games, and the starting times. Games are typically arranged according to their starting times.Streameast HomepageThe same page also allows you to see the games that took place the day before and those that will be happening the day after.

To switch to a different sport, you only need to click the menu buttons on the top side of the screen. If the category has several competitions (e.g.Soccer), they will all be listed. You will then know the live games as they have a red button beside them.StreamEast soccer pageTo start streaming, you can click on a live game. This will give you a list of streams, the standings/scores, lineups, and details about the game.StreamEast game details and link pageThe best thing about the streams is that they are sourced from several different servers and networks. This means that you will have the opportunity to choose the broadcaster you’d like to use. You will also see other details such as the language, number of ads, and quality of streams.

Depending on your preference, you can then choose a stream. Note that they are usually ranked according to their reliability, so you can consider choosing the recommended stream unless you prefer a different broadcaster.

Here’s what the streaming page looks like.StreamEast streaming pageTo start streaming, you can just click Play, and the stream will start.Half screen streaming on StreamEastTo make the stream full screen, go to the lower side of the player, and you’ll see an option to maximize it.StreamEast Fullscreen streaming optionYou can then enjoy your game!Full screen streaming on StreamEastHowever, it’s important to note that in some games, all streams will have ads, and the process may be a bit different.StreamEast links ad columnIn such a case, you will be redirected to an ad page after clicking a link. Here, you will need to navigate between a few ads, and you can then hit the Click Here to Watch button on the top right side. Note that the page will keep on reminding you to turn on your VPN, but if ExpressVPN is already running, you don’t need to worry.StreamEast Option to streamThis will then take you to the streaming page.Streameast Match streaming pageClick Play, and your stream will start.Half screen streaming on StreamEastYou can then enter full screen using the maximize button on the bottom lower side and enjoy streaming for free.Full screen streaming on StreamEast

How to Use ExpressVPN to Say Safe on Firestick

As we’ve already mentioned (and StreamEast will remind you), you’ll need a VPN to stream safely on StreamEast as the servers hosting the streams are questionable.

ExpressVPN is our recommendation for streaming on Firestick as the service offers the highest standards of privacy and security while at the same time providing excellent speeds. As a result, you won’t have to worry about your privacy, security, and anonymity. You also won’t have to endure buffering issues due to low speeds.

To make it easy to stream safely on Firestick, ExpressVPN provides an app on the Amazon Store, and you can install it within a few minutes.

Step 1: Sign Up with ExpressVPN

If you don’t have an account, you will need to create one before you can use ExpressVPN. 

  1. Head over to the official ExpressVPN website using a device of your choice. At the homepage, click Get ExpressVPN.Sign up for ExpressVPN
  2. The next step will require you to choose a subscription plan. The options are a 1-month plan, a 6-month plan, and a yearly plan. All these plans offer the same features and functionalities, and they come with a 30-day money-back guarantee for risk-free testing. However, the 1-year plan offers more value for your money as it lets you save up to 35%.ExpressVPN Subscription Plans
  3. Next, enter your email address and select your preferred payment method.ExpressVPN Payment Options
  4. You can then complete the payment and create a password for your account.

Step 2: Install ExpressVPN on Firestick

Now that you have an account, you can install the app from the Firestick store. 

  1. Go to the Firestick home page, hover over Find, and click Search.Firestick home page with prominent Find and Search buttons
  2. Start typing ExpressVPN using your remote on the search window, and you’ll see some suggestions. Click Express Vpn to search for the app.vpncheck-spectrum-searching-expressvpn-on-amazon-firestick
  3. Now, select ExpressVPN. It should be the first option on the search results page.Amazon Firestick Express VPN highlighted on home screen
  4. From there, click Download. The app will download and then install automatically.ExpressVPN installation option on Firestick

Step 3: Sign In & Connect to a Server

You now need to sign in using the account you created to start using the app. 

You can launch the ExpressVPN app using the Open option after installation or go to the Apps & Channels section.

From there:

  1. Click Sign In.ExpressVPN Login INterface
  2. Next, provide your username and password, then click Log In. When you get a warning, just click OK.Amazon Firestick connection request screen
  3. The ExpressVPN homepage should now appear. The app comes with a Smart Location feature that lets you connect to the best-performing server depending on your location. To use it, click the power button, and you’ll get connected to the highlighted server.ExpressVPN home screen with Connect button highlighted

You can also choose your preferred server from ExpressVPN’network of 3,000+ servers. StreamEast is not geo-restricted, so feel free to choose any server. However, keep in mind that servers closer to you offer the best speeds.

To open the server list, click on the highlighted server.vpncheck-location-options-express-vpn-firestickYou can also customize your connection by selecting your preferred protocols, activating some features, determining how the app behaves, etc. To do so, click the Options button on the lower side of the app, then select Settings

You’ll now get options such as Auto-connection, Split Tunneling, Kill Switch, Protocol Selection, and Shortcuts. You can use the latter to set StreamEast.to as a shortcut. This way, whenever you connect to a server, you will only need to click a single button to go to the website.ExpressVPN SettingsAfter setting your preferences, you can go back and select a server or click the connection button. ExpressVPN will connect, and you can start streaming securely!ExpressVPN menu with the on/off button highlighted

StreamEast: Frequently Asked Questions

Is StreamEast legal?

StreamEast is not an official site, and the site itself doesn’t host any streams. However, it provides access to legally questionable streams, so it’s difficult to determine its legality. To avoid falling victim to copyright infringement, always ensure that you use a reliable streaming VPN like ExpressVPN.

Is Stream East free?

Yes, StreamEast is completely free. To start streaming, you won’t need to pay anything, and neither will you need to sign up. The website is also ad-free, although you may encounter a few ads on the sites that host the streams provided.

Which devices support StreamEast?

StreamEast is available as a website, and it can be accessed on all streaming devices. You can use it on your streaming stick/box, desktop, mobile device, and tablet.

Which are the best StreamEast alternatives?

Some of the best StreamEast alternatives are Sportsurge.net, crackstreams.me, vipbox1.com, vipleague.tv, and firstsrowsports.tv. All these sites major on live sports, and you can always check them out if you feel that StreamEast is not doing it for you. However, note that they all like in the same legal grey area as StreamEast.

Wrap Up

StreamEast is a one-stop site if you want to enjoy football (soccer), NFL, NBA, MLB, F1, Boxing, and MMA. The site provides lots of high-quality streams, and it should be high on your list of the best streaming sites. You can use the guide above to know how to watch StreamEast on Firestick and how to stay safe using ExpressVPN.

Enjoy!