Popcorn Time is one of the most notable torrents based entertainment services. It is currently available for multiple operating systems including Android, iOS, Windows PC, macOS, Linux PC, etc. Since it is available as the Android version, anyone can download and install Popcorn Time on Firestick. You will get a whole new way of movie watching experience. It is a BitTorrent client and you can stream movies, TV shows, sports, videos, etc, on the integrated media player.
The interface of this streaming service is user-friendly and is more or less similar to Netflix. Popcorn Time on Firestick is the best alternative to subscription-based streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, etc. It will search for videos and bring you the best version from the web. You can stream them in 1080p with subtitle support. Find out more in detail about Popcorn Time for Firestick from the section below.
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How to Install Popcorn Time on Firestick?
You need to sideload Popcorn Time on Firestick as it isn’t available on the Amazon App Store. There are two different apps with which you can install Popcorn Time on Firestick are as follows.
- ES File Explorer
Note: Popcorn Time isn’t remote-friendly and you need to install Mouse Toggle to navigate and access its features effortlessly.
Getting your Firestick ready
You must do the following changed just before proceeding to sideload any app on Firestick.
#1. Power on your Firestick at first and click on the Settings option.
#2. Choose My Fire TV in the settings menu.
#3. Further, select Developer options on the next screen.
#4. Enable ADB Debugging and turn on Apps from Unknown Sources.
#5. On the pop-up, tap on Turn On option.
Install Popcorn Time for Firestick using Downloader
Get the Downloader app on Firestick if you don’t have and follow the steps given below to sideload Popcorn Time on Firestick.
#1. On your Firestick, navigate to click on My Apps & Channels firstly.
#2. Search for the Downloader app and launch it on your device.
#3. Under Home, type the Popcorn Time URL as https://bit.ly/2mNHXCe.
#4. Further, you should tap on the Go button to further proceed.
#5. Downloader will connect to the Popcorn Time server to download it.
#6. After the downloading process, hover to tap on Next button.
#7. Now, click on Install to start its installation of Fire TV.
#8. Finally, select the Open button to launch Popcorn Time on Firestick and start using it.
#9. On the next screen, tap Allow to let Popcorn Time use media and photos.
#10. You can start streaming your favourite movies, TV shows, etc, on Fire TV using Popcorn Time.
Install Popcorn Time for Firestick using ES File Explorer
With ES File Manager, you can sideload any third-party apps like Popcorn Time on Firestick. Click on the link to install ES File Explorer on Firestick if you don’t have.
#1. After the primary requirements, click on the Firestick search bar at first.
#2. Type in as ES File Explorer and select it from the suggestions list to launch it.
#3. Hover to click on Tools on the expandable sidebar on the left.
#4. Choose Download Manager option and further click on + New.
#5. Type the URL of Popcorn Time on path field as https://bit.ly/2mNHXCe.
#6. Meanwhile, enter the name of the app as “Popcorn Time” and click on Download Now.
#7. Wait for File Explorer to connect with the Popcorn Time server to download it.
#8. After that, select the Open File option on the next screen.
#9. Hover to tap the Install button and once again click on Install.
#10. At last, hit the Open button to launch Popcorn Time on Fire TV.
#11. Tap on the Allow button when prompted and then press the back button to exit from the popup.
#12. On the home screen of Popcorn Time, choose a video to stream it on Fire TV.
How to Use Popcorn Time on Firestick?
#1. Firstly, open and launch Popcorn Time from My Apps & Channels section.
#2. Tap on any video on the Popcorn Time app to open it on your Firestick.
#3. Select the video quality in which you wanted to stream or download videos.
#4. Tap on the source option based on the storage space of your device.
#5. Click on the Play button to stream or tap on the download icon to download it.
#6. After loading or downloading the videos, it will begin to play automatically.
That’s it. Installation of Popcorn Time for Firestick/Fire TV is that simple. Choose between either of the side loader apps will help you install it on Fire TV. With Popcorn Time app, you can select from hundreds of torrent titles to stream them in high quality for free. Meanwhile, we recommend you to install a VPN to stream anything without licensing issues. Share us your Popcorn Time streaming experience as comments below.