Not all Android apps are available on the Amazon App Store. In such a scenario, Fire TV users will look for ways to install apps via side loading method. For this, you will need the apk version of any Android app. Searching and downloading apk files for one app is easy but at the same time, it is a tedious process if you are looking for a number of apps. This is where the third-party app stores come into play. APKTime or APK Time is one such app store from where anyone can download the apk version of any Android app on the Amazon Firestick. Getting APKTime on Firestick is more useful if you constantly download third-party apps. For more details, you may take a look at the section below.
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Features of APKTime on Firestick
Some of the notable features of the APKTime app are,
- It has a larger number of third-party applications classified under different categories.
- With APKTime, you may download apk files like Mobdro, Kodi, Redbox, Filelinked, etc.
- It can be used as an alternative to other app stores including Aptoide, APK Mirror, etc.
- Like official app stores, APKTime shows app description, screenshots, etc.
- The search bar helps you search for apps based on your requirement.
How to Install APKTime on Firestick
APKTime lacks official support on the Amazon Fire Stick devices. But it can still be installed using sideloading method using
- ES File Explorer
Getting your Fire TV/Firestick Ready
You should make the following alterations to sideload APKTime on Fire TV.
#1. Initially, click the Settings icon on the Firestick home screen.
#2. Depending on the Firestick model, tap on Devices/My Fire TV.
#3. Select Developer Options from the list to make changes further.
#4. Choose Apps from Unknown Sources and enable it.
#5. On the pop-up, click on the Turn On option.
Steps to Install APKTime on Firestick using Downloader
Sideloading apps on Firestick is made easy with the help of the Downloader app. If you want to know the installation of Downloader on Firestick, click the link.
#1. Go to My Apps & Channels of your Firestick at first.
#2. Select Downloader app from the list of apps installed.
#3. If it asks permission to access your Fire TV, click Accept to further proceed.
#4. Enter the URL of APKTime as https://apktime.com/apps/ and tap on GO.
#5. On the next screen, click on the APKTime original APK file to start its download.
#6. Wait for the app to download.
#7. Now click Install to start the process.
#8. After the installation, select the Open button from the bottom to launch it finally on Firestick.
Steps to Install APKTime on Firestick using ES File Explorer
Using Es File Explorer, any Fire TV user can sideload the APKTime app. Tap on the link to know the procedure to install ES File Explorer on Firestick.
#1. First of all, click to open the My Apps & Channels section on Firestick.
#2. Secondly, choose the Downloader option from the middle pane.
#3. Hover to tap the +New option from the bottom of the screen.
#4. On the path field, type the APKTime URL as https://apktime.com/apps/.
#5. Further, enter APKTime on the name field and tap the Download Now option.
#6. Click on the Open File option on the next screen.
#7. Then, hit the Install button to download APKTime app on Fire TV.
#8. Click the Next button followed by the Install button again.
#9. Finally, select the Open option to launch it on Amazon Fire Stick.
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To Sum Up
The Fire TV users may follow either of the methods to install the APKTime app. With this tool, you may download Android apps on Firestick and access it effortlessly. You don’t have to look for websites anymore to download third-party apps as an apk file. Instead, download APKTime on Amazon Fire Stick to get any apps with one click.