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How to Install Apps on Amazon Firestick Device/ Fire TV



How to Install Apps on Firestick

Once you have purchased and set up your new Firestick device, you can start downloading the apps on Firestick. You can install the apps on your Firestick from the Amazon App Store, the online store of all Fire TV devices. The Amazon App Store is integrated with the Search feature and doesn’t have a standalone app.

Alternatively, you can also add the app to your Fire Stick device from the Amazon website. You can do it so, only when you have used a similar Amazon account on the website and device. This is the feasible method to add apps and you can follow if you find it difficult to use the remote buttons to search apps.

If you don’t find the desired app on your Firestick device, you can sideload the apps on Firestick using Downloader. Adding an APK URL lets you easily download the app on your Fire devices easily.

How to Download Apps on Firestick / Fire TV

1. Connect your Fire TV Stick to your TV and power it on.

2. Navigate to the Apps section on the main menu

3. Press the left navigation button on the remote to access the search feature.

4. Search for the desired app using the on-screen keyboard or voice assistant.

Search apps on Firestick

5. Select the app and click Get or Download.

Select Download to install apps.

6. Wait for the installation to finish.

7. Access the installed app by selecting Open or returning to the main menu.

How to Install Apps on Firestick Older Models

1. On your Home screen, select the Search icon on the top left.

Select Search icon

2. Enter the app name using the on-screen keyboard you like to install.

3. Select Get to initiate the download.

4. Once the app gets installed, you can open and start accessing it.

How to Install Apps from Amazon Website

You can even download the apps for your Firestick device on your PC using the Amazon website.

1. Open a browser on your PC and go to

2. Scroll down until you see the Firestick model section in the left sidebar and check the box corresponding to your Firestick device (4K or Lite).

Select Firestick device in the Amazon website

3. Search for the app you like to install. Click on the app when you find it.

4. You can even use the Search bar or Categories filter to find the desired app.

5. Click the drop-down box labeled Deliver to.

6. Select your Firestick device from the options listed.

7. If you don’t find your Firestick device, ensure you are signed into the correct Amazon account.

8. Click Get App.

Tap Get App to download the apps on Firestick

9. Wait for the app to download to your Firestick.

10. Once downloaded, locate the app in the Apps section of your Firestick.

You can even follow the above steps to add apps on your Firestick device from your Smartphone.

How to Add Apps to Home Screen on Firestick

1. Turn on your Fire Stick device.

2. Select Apps on the home screen.

Select Apps

3. Highlight the app you want to add to the Home Screen.

4. Press the button on your remote that has three horizontal lines.

5. You can see the menu options on the right side.

6. Select Move to Front from the menu.

Select Move to Front

7. The app will now appear at the top among your Home Screen Apps.

8. You will now find the app on your Home Screen.

After installing the app, you have to update the app on your Firestick at regular intervals for hassle-free streaming. When you want to discard some unwanted apps, you can easily delete the apps on Firestick.


1. How to install unknown apps on Firestick?

You can install unknown apps like third-party or jailbroken apps on your Firestick device using the installers like Downloader or ES File Explorer.

2. Can you install Android apps on Amazon Fire TV Stick?

No. There is no direct method to install the apps on Fire TV Stick. However, you can still sideload the Android apps using Downloader with the help of an APK file.

3. How to install apps on Fire Tablet?

To install apps on Fire Tablet, navigate to Apps & Games → Search for the desired app → Tap the app → Select Get App to download.

4. How to install Apps on Firestick from an Android phone?

To get the apps on Firestick, install the Apps2Fire app from the Play Store. Connect the smartphone and Firestick to the same WIFI. Go to the app and enter the IP address of your Firestick/Fire TV. Install the desired app.

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