If you want to install the third-party apps on your Firestick or Android TV then you have to use an app which can sideload apps on firestick. Basically, there are two best apps which are used to sideload apps Downloader and ES explorer. In this guide, you will see how you can sideload apps on firestick with these apps easily.

By default the settings of firestick and Android TV do restricts the third party apps for security reasons. A few days back again some hackers used the third-party apps on firestick for crypto mining without the consent of users. Along with this, there are multiple things which can be done through these third-party apps and restricting them default is a safe option for the companies obviously.

At the same time, there are few great apps are also there which gives us access to quality content smoothly. And in order to install these apps, we have to use the sideloading method.

What Is Sideloading On Firestick?

Sideloading is nothing but a way through which we use an app to install the third party app by giving it permissionĀ for accessing the files.

For example, you want to install the FreeFlix HQ on your firestick or android. The first things we will do is to download a sideloading app, among the best two sideloading apps Downloader and ES explorer. Let’s say we have downloaded the Downloader, after that we will give it permission for storage access and running the javascript which is required. Then we will download the FreeFlix HQ APK by going inside the browser section of the downloader. That’s all, after downloading the third party app, the sideloading app will give us the option to install that app.

You can download the Downloader and ES explorer app from the official Amazon app store if you are using the Firestick, and for Android TV, you can get it from the app store.

Also, these sideloading apps like Downloader can download anything which you want them to and they are not restricted to APK’s only.

What Is Downloader For Firestick?

As said above Downloader is the sideloading app for firestick. Through Downloader you can download any file whether it is media, pdf’s, or the APK’s. As the downloader app gives us a way to download and install the third party APK’s, we call it the Sideloading method.

Downloader is available on the official Amazon app store and you can easily get it from there.

Downloader is completely free and it is easy to use interface makes it one of the best sideloading app. Apart from that, Downloader is ad-free Although you can donate a small amount to the developer from within the app, it is not a required step to use all of its features.

How To Install Downloader On Firestick?

In order to install the Downloader, you have to go inside the Amazon app store. Below are the steps which you follow to install it on your firestick.

  1. First, go to the home screen of you firestick and than the search section.
  2. Inside the search field, type “Downloader” and press ok.
  3. You will get multiple applications in front of you. Select Downloader.
  4. Now, click download to get it on your firestick.
  5. After finishing of the downloader, you can install it easily directly from available options.

That’s all you have successfully downloaded the Downloader on your firestick. When you open it the first time, you will see the release notes and later it will ask you the permission for javascript execution. Give permission and explore it.


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