Can You Install APK on FireStick Lite?

APK, APK Installations

If you’re a FireStick Lite user, you might have wondered whether it’s possible to install APK files on your device. In this article, we’ll explore that question and provide you with the answers you need.

What is an APK File?

APK stands for Android Package Kit. It’s the file format used by the Android operating system for distributing and installing applications. APK files are similar to .exe files on Windows computers or .dmg files on Macs.

Can You Install APK Files on FireStick Lite?

The short answer is yes; you can install APK files on your FireStick Lite device. However, there are a few things to keep in mind before you start.

Firstly, Amazon has made it harder to install third-party apps (apps not available through the official Amazon Appstore) on their devices. This is due to concerns about security and piracy.

Secondly, not all APK files are compatible with FireStick Lite. Some apps are designed specifically for phones or tablets and may not work well on your television screen.

How to Install APK Files on FireStick Lite

Now that we’ve established that it’s possible to install APK files on your FireStick Lite device let’s look at how to do it:

1. Go to “Settings” from the main menu of your FireStick Lite. 2. Select “My Fire TV” or “Device” depending on your device. 3. Choose “Developer Options.” 4. Turn “Apps from Unknown Sources” option ON.

5. Go back to the home screen of your FireStick Lite. 6. Search for and download a reliable file explorer app such as ES File Explorer or Downloader. 7. Open the file explorer app and navigate to where you downloaded your desired APK file. 8. Click/tap the file, then click/tap “Install.”

And that’s it! Once the installation is complete, you’ll be able to use your new app on your FireStick Lite.


Installing APK files on your FireStick Lite device is possible. However, it’s essential to download and install these files from trusted sources only. Also, keep in mind that not all APK files will work or look good on your television screen.

By following the steps outlined above, you should now be able to enjoy a variety of new apps on your FireStick Lite.