11 Firestick Tricks to Max Out Your Fire TV’s Potential

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Here they are! I put together the best Firestick Tricks.

In this guide, I show you the top 11 Firestick tricks and hacks anyone can do for free and easy

🎁 Get my FileLinked code at the BOTTOM of this article.

▶️ TIP: Watch the Firestick Tricks 2020 YouTube Playlist at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjJYMYP5oXLxf6gBtSbshU2DdwqA-KNGg

Or watch my YouTube video that shows you the best Firestick Tricks (immediately below):

Top 11 Firestick Tricks for 2020

✅ 1) Watch Movies, Series and Live TV using 3rd Party Apps:

To watch Movies, Series, and TV Shows on Firestick, just use the video links below to install an App Store for Firestick.

Then use the app store to install other apps!

✅ 2) Speed Up Firestick

Use the video below to Speed up Firestick running slowly / lagging.

Speed up your Firestick using this YouTube video: https://youtu.be/ySAQ4aYdG7k and read on for more Firestick tricks!

✅ 3) Legit TV Apps – Pluto, Philo, Crackle, Tubi

Pluto TV is a strong player in the best apps for Apple TV race
Pluto TV

Install Legit Firestick Live TV apps using my YouTube tutorial video: https://youtu.be/12DdhvJdZKk)

✅ 4) Fix Firestick Not Working

Fix Firestick
Fix Broken Firestick using the video link below.

Firestick tricks are no good if you’re Fire TV is dead on arrival. Bring your Firestick back to life!

Watch my Fix Firestick YouTube video to revive your Amazon Fire TV Stick: https://youtu.be/ybi2tC4IHqk

✅ 5) Plex – Set Up a Plex Server at Home or Get a Seedbox

If you have a few minutes to set up a Plex server (download it here: https://www.plex.tv/media-server-downloads/), I highly recommend it.

How to Install Plex Server and Use with Firestick

  1. Just install Plex server on your PC, Mac, or Raspberry Pi.
  2. Then plug a FAT32-formatted hard drive (containing movies / TV shows / music) into the computer.
  3. Then add your media as a New Library in Plex Server.
  4. Now install the Plex app on Firestick and link it to your Plex Server.

You’re done! Now enjoy streaming movies with Plex Server and Plex app for Firestick.

  • To get some extra help with this great Firestick tricks, use my Plex Firestick setup video below:


  • Install the Plex app on Firestick using this link:


✅ 6) App stores – Filelinked, APKTime, Aptoide TV, Downloader

Install a Firestick app store using this video: https://youtu.be/TiqYMQSoCH4

After you install a App Store, use the app store to install any app you want.

Choose app in Filelinked
After you install Filelinked on Firestick and enter a code, just select an app from the Filelinked code you entered

My personal favorite is FileLinked, which lets you enter a code (such as my Filelinked code: 66575558. This is one of the best Firestick tricks that almost no one knows about.

✅ 7) Control Firestick using Phone, Mouse and/or Keyboard

Lost Firestick remote?

Use my Lost Firestick Remote YouTube video which thousands of people have used to solve their missing Firestick remote issues:

To control your Firestick via smartphone (instead of via Firestick remote), download one of these apps on your smartphone:

Other than that, the video above shows you how to setup HDMI-CEC to control Firestick using TV Remote. It’s super cool – check it out!

✅ 8) Add USB Port to Firestick

Firestick Tricks: OTG cable to add USB port to Firestick
Use an OTG cable like this one to transfer files from an Android phone to a thumb drive (click image to see cable on Amazon)

Yes! You can add a USB port to Firestick in order to add mass storage devices, mice, and keyboards.

Use my How-to add USB port to Firestick YouTube video: https://youtu.be/_m8OhjMrkEw

✅ 9) Cast From any Device to Firestick (including Airplay via Mac / iOS) Use “Airscreen” App in my Filelinked Code

AirScreen on Firestick
Install AirScreen (lets you share the entire Android screen – not just single videos!)

✅ 10) Add custom home screen to firestick (appstarter)
Download AppStarter from my Filelinked code

✅ 11) Launch any chosen app after firestick starts up (onboot appstarter)
Download Onboot Appstarter from my Filelinked code (66575558)

➕ 12) Install Firestick VPN:

Chrome VPN Max Security
Set up a VPN to secure your data

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Resources & Links

If you have questions, comments, or suggestions – leave a Comment on my YouTube videos!

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Ian (KFire TV Admin)
Ian (KFire TV Admin)

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