Amazon Firestick is a streaming device that you gives access to live TV, movies, TV shows and on-demand contents. To activate Firestick, you need an Amazon account. Firestick has more than three thousand apps, and all its native apps are available on the Amazon App store. In addition to official apps, you can also side-load third-party apps and to do that you need to jailbreak your Firestick device. It is necessary to update all the installed app to get the latest features and also to fix software related issues. This article will show you how to update apps on Firestick.
Update Apps on Amazon Firestick
To update the apps on Firestick, you need to update your device to the latest version.
Here is the list of Best Apps for Firestick.
Update Firestick/ Fire TV
#1: Launch the Firestick and go to Firestick home screen.
#2: Select the settings option.
#3: Scroll between the options and select Device/ My Fire TV.
#4: Then select About option.
#5: Now select Install System Update, If there isn’t any update available, it will show Check for Update option to search for updates.
#6: Once you are done with the update, the Firestick will automatically restart.
Note: If your Firestick doesn’t restart automatically, you should restart it manually by pressing and holding the OK button and Play/ Pause button together until the Firestick starts restarting.
If you have doubts in restarting your firestick then learn How to Restart Amazon Firestick here.
Steps to Update Official Apps on Firestick
#1: Go to the Firestick Home screen
#2: Scroll down and select Apps & Games section
#3: Select the Apps section
#4: Your Apps library will display the list of apps available. select the app which you want to update.
#5: If any update is available for the selected app, the Update icon will appear and click it.
#6: Then select Update App Now from the prompt.
That’s it. The app will be updated to the latest version.
Steps to Update Third-Party Apps on Firestick
To Update the third-party apps on your Amazon Firestick, you have to enable ADB debugging option on your Firestick.
First, download the Updated Apk to your computer.
#1: Connect your Firestick with the computer thorough ADB command.
#2: After that open the command prompt (Windows + R) on your computer.
#3: Enter the following command line in the text box and click OK
adb install -r C:\full\path\to\app.apk
#6: Then select the Apk file from your device and wait for some time until the success message appears on the screen.
That’s it, the third-party app on Firestick will be updated to the latest version.
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From the whole, follow the procedures to update both official and third-party apps on your Firestick. Updating the app will improve the app performance and security features to keep your activities away form tracking.
Updating third-party apps are a tedious process. But, to enjoy all the new features it’s worth the work. If you still have any queries regarding updating firestick apps, leave a comment below.