Are you wondering if you can install APK on Fire Stick Lite? Well, the short answer is yes, you can! But before we dive into the details, let’s first understand what APK actually means.
What is an APK file?
APK stands for Android Package Kit. It’s a file format used by Android operating system to distribute and install mobile apps. In simple terms, it’s the equivalent of an .exe file in Windows.
What is Fire Stick Lite?
Fire Stick Lite is a streaming device developed by Amazon. It allows users to stream content from various platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu. It runs on Fire OS which is based on Android.
Now that we have a basic understanding of both APK and Fire Stick Lite let’s see how we can install APK on Fire Stick Lite.
How to Install APK on Fire Stick Lite
There are two methods to install APK on Fire Stick Lite – using the Downloader app and using ES File Explorer. Let’s discuss both methods in detail.
Method 1: Using Downloader app
1. Open your Fire Stick Lite device and go to the home screen. 2. Go to Settings > My Fire TV > Developer Options. 3. Turn on “Apps from Unknown Sources” option. 4. Press the home button and go back to the home screen. 5. Search for “Downloader” app in the search bar or use Alexa voice command “Downloader”.
6. Download and install the Downloader app. 7. Open Downloader app and type in the URL of the APK file you want to download. 8. Wait for the download to complete. 9. Click on “Install” when prompted. 10. Wait for installation process to complete.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed an APK on your Fire Stick Lite using Downloader app.
Method 2: Using ES File Explorer
1. Search for “ES File Explorer” app in the search bar or use Alexa voice command “ES File Explorer”. 6. Download and install the ES File Explorer app. Open ES File Explorer app and navigate to “Downloader” section on the left side menu.
8. Click on “+New” button at the bottom of the screen. Type in the URL of the APK file you want to download in the “Path” field and give it a name in the “Name” field. Click on “Download Now”. 11. Wait for download to complete. 12. Click on “Open File” when prompted. 13. 14.
Voila! You have successfully installed an APK on your Fire Stick Lite using ES File Explorer.
Installing APK on Fire Stick Lite is a great way to access apps that are not available on Amazon Appstore. However, it’s important to note that installing third-party apps can be risky as they may contain malware or viruses that can harm your device.
Use these methods at your own risk and make sure to download APK files only from trusted sources.
We hope this article was helpful in understanding how to install APK on Fire Stick Lite using Downloader app and ES File Explorer.