How to Install Uptodown on FireStick

Uptodown is an application for downloading apps/games. We will show you the step-by-step method to install and use Uptodown on FireStick.

It can be used to sideload 3rd party apps that are otherwise unavailable in the App Store.

Another great feature of this app is that it automatically starts installing the downloaded app once it is completely downloaded.

Below I have discussed the detailed steps with screenshots. I have taken the screenshots on Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite. But you can also use the same method to install it on other compatible devices

How to Install Uptodown on FireStick

Here are the steps to install Uptodown on FireStick:

How to Install Downloader app on FireStick  

Let us look at the steps to install Downloader app on FireStick & other Fire TV products:

1. Select Find from the middle menu bar on the FireStick Home screen.

Select Find

2. Hit Search option next.

Hit Search option

3. Type Downloader with the help of the on-screen keyboard. Click Downloader below the keypad.

Type & select Downloader

4. Hit Downloader app icon.

Hit Downloader app icon

5. Choose Get or Download (If you’re downloading the app for the first time, you will find the Get option).

Choose Get or Download

6. Installation process will begin shortly. Select Open when Downloader is installed completely.

Select Open

7. Now, you need to allow Downloader to access your files/device by clicking Allow.

click Allow

8. Select OK when you notice the Quick Start Guide.

Select OK

Allow Installation of Unknown Apps on FireStick

We have to turn on Install Unknown apps feature on FireStick if we want to install apps from other sources other than the App Store.

1. Select Gear Icon from the FireStick home screen.

Select Gear Icon

2. Select My Fire TV.

Select My Fire TV

3. Hit Developer Options.

📝If this option is not visible, enable Developer Options by navigating to Gear Icon > My Fire TV > About > Fire TV Stick (Select it 7 times). Press the Back button on your remote and Developer Options will be there. Check out our step-by-step guide: How to Unlock Developer Options on FireStick.

Hit Developer Options

4. Depending on the interface of your device, you will see either of the following options:

Option 1: (FireStick Lite/ 3rd Gen Fire TV Stick / 2nd Gen Fire TV Cube users will see this option)

Install unknown apps

Select the option.

select Install unknown apps

Then, select Downloader to turn it ON.

select Downloader to turn it ON

Option 2: (Fire TV Stick 4K users will see this option)

Apps from Unknown Sources

i) Select the option.

ii) Then, hit Turn ON.

Installing Uptodown App on FireStick

Follow the steps:

1. Open Downloader app.

2. Click the URL field.

Click the URL field

3. I recommend entering the Downloader Code for Uptodown as its URL is quite long. The code is 690320

Once done, hit Go.

enter the Downloader Code for Uptodown

4. Hit Download.

Hit Download

5. The file will begin to download.

The file will begin to download

6. Click INSTALL.


7. Give it a moment to install.

Give it a moment to install

8. Once installed, select DONE.

select DONE

9. Now, click Delete to clear device space. Although you can skip this step, we recommend this step for enhancing your device performance.

click Delete

10. Click Delete again.

click Delete again

Accessing Uptodown App on FireStick

If Uptodown app doesn’t show up on your FireStick home screen, you can access it by following the steps below:

1. Press & hold the FireStick remote Home Button for 5-10 seconds.

2. You will see a shortcut menu. Hit Apps.

Hit Apps

3. Find the Uptodown icon & click it to launch it.

Find the Uptodown icon

Select Setup.

Select Setup

Click Accept all.

click Accept all

Uptodown Overview

Side Menu Bar

Side menu bar



The Management section includes the settings option.




How to Sideload Applications with Uptodown on FireStick

Let us quickly see how to sideload applications with Downloader on FireStick devices:

Pre-requisites to Sideload Apps with Uptodown on FireStick

We have to turn on Install Unknown apps feature on FireStick if we want to install apps from other sources other than the App Store.

If your device has Apps from unknown sources instead of Install unknown apps option, you won’t be required to do this.

1. Select Gear Icon from the FireStick home screen.

2. Select My Fire TV.

Select My Fire TV

3. Hit Developer Options.

Select Developer Options

4. Select the option: Install unknown apps.

select Install unknown apps

5. Then, select Uptodown App Store to turn it ON.

select Uptodown to turn it ON

Download & Install 3rd Party Apps with Uptodown App

Now, that you have installed Uptodown, you can use it to install any compatible apps that you want to install on your FireStick devices or other compatible devices.

I will illustrate the process to install applications with Uptodown with the example of Kodi. You can use the same method to install any application that you want.

Here are the steps:

1. Launch Uptodown app.

2. Select the Search(magnifying glass) feature from the home screen of Uptodown.

Select Search

3. Enter the name of the app, choose Next. I am entering Kodi.

4. Select Kodi Icon.

Select Kodi Icon

5. Click Download.

Click Download

6. Choose Allow.

Choose Allow

7. Kodi will start to download.

Kodi will start to download

8. Next, hit INSTALL.


9. Wait patiently till the app is installed completely.


10. Select INSTALL.


Key Features of Uptodown Application

The following are the key features of Uptodown app:

  • Wide Range of Applications
  • No Regional Restrictions
  • Direct APK Downloads
  • User-Friendly Interface
  • Detailed App Descriptions and Reviews
  • Cross-Platform Availability

Is Uptodown app Legal & Safe to Use?

Yes, Uptodown is completely legal & safe to use. However, if you’ve installed third-party streaming apps using Uptodown app, we advise streaming content only from public domain.

This is to ensure that you don’t get entangled in legal troubles for breaching copyright laws. I also recommend connecting to ExpressVPN while using the Uptodown app.

Recap: Install Uptodown app on FireStick

Uptodown application has become quite popular for sideloading applications that are otherwise unavailable in the App Store.

Here is a recap of how to install Uptodown application on FireStick:

  1. Install Downloader.
  2. Enable the Install Unknown Apps/ Apps from Unknown Sources feature on FireStick before you try to sideload applications using it.
  3. Launch Downloader
  4. Then, hit the URL field.
  5. Type the website URL or the Downloader code 690320 for the app you want to download.
  6. Select Go.
  7. Hit the Download option to download the app. These download options may vary slightly depending on the app website.
  8. Select INSTALL after the app is downloaded completely.
  9. Finally, select Done.

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