Can You Install APK on FireStick?

APK, APK Installations

Are you looking to install APK on your Amazon FireStick? Well, the answer is yes, you can definitely install APK on your FireStick. But before we dive into the details, let’s first understand what an APK is.

What is an APK?

APK stands for Android Package Kit. It is a package file format used by the Android operating system for distribution and installation of mobile apps. These files are usually downloaded from the Google Play Store or other third-party sources.

Now that we know what an APK is, let’s move on to how you can install them on your FireStick.

How to Install APK on FireStick

To install an APK on your FireStick, you will first need to enable the installation of apps from unknown sources. Here are the steps to do so:

  • Go to Settings from the main menu of your FireStick.
  • Select My Fire TV or Device.
  • Click on Developer Options.
  • Turn on Apps from Unknown Sources.

Once you have enabled this option, you can proceed with installing any APK file of your choice. Here’s how:

  • Download the APK file that you want to install onto your FireStick.
  • Go back to the home screen and select Search.
  • Type in “Downloader” and select it from the list of suggestions.
  • Select Download and wait for it to finish installing.
  • Open Downloader and type in the URL where you have downloaded the APK file.
  • Select Install when prompted and wait for it to finish installing.

That’s it! You have successfully installed an APK onto your Amazon FireStick.


Installing APK files on your FireStick is a simple process, but it is important to be cautious when downloading files from unknown sources. Make sure to only download APK files from trusted sources to avoid any potential risks.

Now that you know how to install an APK on your FireStick, you can easily enjoy all your favorite apps and content on your Amazon device.