Jellyfin is cloud-based storage that is used to store and access your media files such as photos, videos, and other documents. You can stream the media files on any device with your Jellyfin server with no strings attached. With that, you can access the leading free-software entertainment system such as bells and whistles. It lets you hold your movie collection with an amazing collection of posters. The TV shows you collect are organized by season automatically. It allows you to create a playlist of your favorite music and listen to it on the go. Further, you can set automatic recording to record Live TV and add it to your media library. Jellyfin doesn’t track your central server that collects your data. Jellyfin is compatible with Android, iOS, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV Stick. So we have explained the step-by-step methods to install and stream Jellyfin on Amazon Firestick.

How to Download Jellyfin on Firestick

The Jellyfin app is available on the Amazon App Store, so you can directly download the app from the Amazon App Store.

Quick Guide: Launch the Firestick Home > Click Find > Click Search > Search for Jellyfin > Select the app > Click Get or Download > Click Open to launch.

1. Plug in your Firestick device to the HDMI port on your TV and go to the Firestick home screen.

2. Make sure the Firestick device is connected to the home Wi-Fi network.

2. On the Fire TV home screen, tap on the Find tab and click Search.

launch Firestick home screen

3. Type Jellyfin using the virtual keyboard and pick the app from the search results.

Jellyfin on Firestick

4. On the next screen, click on the Download button to install the app.

5. Wait till the app will be installed on your Firestick.

6. After installing the Jellyfin app, hit Open to launch the app on your Firestick.

How to Get Jellyfin on Firestick using Downloader

Sometimes you may feel difficulty while downloading the app directly on your Firestick. If so, you can use the Jellyfin apk to sideload the Jellufin app on your Firestick. As you all know, Downloader is the trusted app to sideload third-party apps on the Firestick.

1. Go to the Firestick home screen.

2. Tap the Find tab and select the Search menu.

3. Enter Downloader in the search bar using the virtual keyboard.

Enter Downloader

4. Click the Download button to install the app on your Firestick.

5. Wait until the app is installed.

6. Once the installation process is over, hit the Open button to launch the app on your Firestick.

Preliminary Requirements

1. Click the Settings icon on the Firestick home screen.

2. Select My Fire TV from the settings menu.

Select My Fire TV on Firestick

3. Tap the Developer options.

Tap the Developer options

4. Click the Install unknown apps option.

5. Enable the Downloader to sideload third-party apps on Firestick.

 Enable the Downloader to sideload Jellyfin on Firestick

Sideload Jellyfin apk using Downloader on Firestick

1. Locate the Downloader app and go to the Home tab.

2. Enter the apk link of the Jellyfin app in the URL field.

enter the Jellyfin apk

3. Tap the Go button to download the apk file.

4. Wait until the Jellyfin apk file is downloaded.

5. Once the apk is downloaded, click on the Install button.

6. The Jellyfin app will be installed on your streaming device.

7. Finally, launch the app by clicking the Open button.

How to Use Jellyfin on Firestick

1. Press and hold the Home button on your Fire TV remote.

2. From the New window, click the Apps tab.

click the Apps tab

3. Select the Jellyfin app from the Your Apps & Channels section.

select the Jellyfin app

4. On your Fire TV remote, press the Menu button.

5. Choose the Move option to launch the app on your Firestick home screen.

6. Once you launch the app, click the Enter Manually tab under Select Server on the home screen.

click the Enter Manually tab

7. Enter your Jellyfin address in the given field.

 Enter your Jellyfin address

8. Once entered, tap the Ok button.

9. Now, you will be connected to your Jellyfin server.

10. Select any of your media files and stream them on your Firestick.

stream Jellyfin on Firestick

How to Screen Mirror Jellyfin from Android to Firestick

Another walkaround to stream Jellyfin is to screen mirror your Android phone to Firestick.

1. First, connect your Firestick device and Android Smartphone to the same Wi-Fi network.

2. Long press the Home button for a few seconds until the quick menu appears on the screen.

3. Choose the Mirroring tab from the menu.

4. Now, go to the Google Play Store on your Smartphone.

5. Search and install the Jellyfin app.

6. Navigate to the notification panel and tap the Cast icon.

tap the Cast icon

7. Choose your Firestick device name from the list.

8. Now, your Smartphone screen will be displayed on Firestick.

9. Open the Jellyfin app and connect to your server.

10. Start Streaming the media files from Jellyfin on Firestick.

Like Jellyfin, Google Drive and Dropbox are the other best options to store and access your media files on different devices, including Firestick. Anyways, you can follow any of the above methods to stream your media files on the big screen.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I get Jellyfin on Firestick?

Yes, you can get Jellyfin on your Firestick.

2. Is Jellyfin free on Firestick?

The Jellyfin app is free to download and access on Firestick.

3. Why is Jellyfin not working on Firestick?

Restart Firestick and update the latest version of the app to sort the Jellyfin not responding issue.

4. What are the best alternatives for Jellyfin?

Popcorn Time, Kodi, Stremio, and Plex are the best alternatives for Jellyfin.