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Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in How To, Kodi Fire TV News | 2 comments

List of Apps for FireStick

List of Apps for FireStick

Yes!  The FireTV can use many, many third-party Android apps.  The Amazon AppStore for FireTV even features a ton of apps they (Amazon) endorse.

Our List of Apps for FireStick will get you started with some great Android apps to sideload onto your FireStick.  Also check out our article on the best addons for Kodi.

  • Editor’s note:  Make sure to secure your Kodi streaming data with IPVanish.  Use this 60% off coupon available to KFireTV users only.

How to Install Apps on Fire TV Stick

  • iOS users try the Sideloader for Fire TV app on iTunes ($1.99, which is cheaper than buying an Android phone to sideload your apps).
  1. Install the Android app of your choice (we’ll call it AppX) on your Android phone
  2. Install a “sideloader app” such as AGK Fire (or Apps2Fire) on your Android phone
  3. On your Android phone, open AGK Fire and then click on the app of your choosing (AppX) in your list of apps.  Then click “Install on XX.XX.XX.XX”.
  4. On your FireTV, go to Settings > Applications > Manage Downloaded Applications > (App Name Here [AppX]) > Open.

Top Picks in our list of apps for FireStick:

Minecraft: Story Mode – Yes, it’s available for FireStick, too.

Kodi – For streaming TV and movies.  Also see TVMC.

N64oid – for playing N64 games.

Firefox – Yes! you can use Firefox on Firestick if you have a Bluetooth mouse.

Note:  Our list of apps for Firestick is to be used for educational purposes only.

Also see:  Top Kodi Add-Ons

List of Apps for Firestick


AllCast for FireTV

Use your Android device to play content thru Fire TV

Free

Amazon App Store


ES File Explorer

Awesome file manager for FireTV.  Use this with Dropbox to transfer files to FireTV!

Free

Download from AmazonDownload APK


ES Task Manager

Awesome file manager for FireTV.  Use this with Dropbox to transfer files to FireTV!

Free

Amazon AppsAPK


Firefox for Android

Firefox works on Android, so it works on Fire TV.  Combine this with a mouse for web browsing on Fire TV.

Free

Download APK


Hulu

Hulu is one of the old players in the Streaming Internet arena.  They focus on streaming TV shows as opposed to movies.  Although they do stream movies, too.  Install the Hulu APK file, sign in to your account, and start watching Hulu on your FireTV today.

Free

Google Play StoreDownload APK

  • Note:  UK users may need to Install Hulu using the APK file, or login using a U.S. Amazon account, Install Hulu, then switch back to UK.

Fire TV Hacks: Unblock International TV

IPVanish

IPVanish will allow you to access blocked Kodi addons.  Use our 60% off coupon available to KFireTV users only.  To set this up for use with your Firestick, just follow this quick router setup guide.

Sign up for IPVanish and set it up so you can use blocked TVAddons, prevent bandwidth throttling by your ISP, and make your streaming data private and away from prying eyes (“The Man”)!

IPVanish has an Android app that works great for non-Firestick devices, although the Firestick device itself is too simple and not powerful enough to have its own VPN-settings abilities.

$6/mo

Google Play StoreDownload APK

Sign up


Kodi

Formerly known as XBMC, Kodi is the world’s top notch media streaming app.  Kodi ranks #1 in our List of Apps for FireStick.  Get free TV Shows, Movies, and Live TV Channels with Kodi.  Use Kodi + TVAddons for the maximumexperience, or just use TVMC (TVMC is simply Kodi with TVAddons pre-installed).  Make sure to install the ARM version of Kodi for Android on your FireTV.

Free

Google Play StoreDownload APK


Netflix

Netflix is still big on streaming videos and TV shows – and it’s still very much available for FireStick and Fire TV.  So if you feel like paying the $9+ for Netflix, download the Netflix app on your Firestick and stream away!

Free

Amazon


RetroArch

RetroArch is a multi-system emulator for NES, SNES, N64, PSX, PSP, GBA, MAME, and more.  This thing is just amazing.  Get a Bluetooth gamepad compatible with FireTV, such as the Nyko Gamepad Pro for about $20.

Free

Download APK


Settings.apk

Use Settings.apk to connect a Bluetooth keyboard / mouse.

Free

Download APK


TVMC

TVMC is simply Kodi + TVAddons.  The TVAddons are what makes Kodi amazing.

Free

Download APK

Also check out:

FTP Server – FTP Server to transfer files to Android and back.

My Boy – GameBoy emulator for Android / FireStick

NESLite – NES emulator for Fire TV.

ROM Buddy – ROM explorer for FireTV.

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P.S. Take 60% off (for my beloved KFireTV visitors only).

Cheers -Ian

2 Comments

  1. I will probably have to factory reset my firestick. Tried sideloading terrarium tv on it & somehow deleted my amazon app store. What’s the best way to save what’s on my firestick to make it easier to reinstall my apps. I’m not expertly technologically proficient. Took me significant time but was eventually able to add apps like kodi, mobdro, aptoide etc on my firestick and I really don’t want to do something that labor intensive again.

    Thanks In Advance

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