The Lime Player is a powerful media player for android that is capable of playing a vast range of video formats on Amazon firestick without any hazzle. It is a light video player with an advanced hardware acceleration and subtitle support. When it comes to playing videos and music the lime player is the best media player as considered by many. It has a simple UI and provides smooth playback. Let us see how to install the Lime Player on Firestick / Fire TV 4K / Fire TV Cube.

With the latest Showbox update, it has included lime player as one of its media players to watch videos. However the update has not rolled out to many but still if you cannot play videos on showbox as you lack Lime player, let us see how to install it.

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Lime Player on Firestick Features

  • Lime Player can play ultra high definition video like HD videos, 4k videos, etc.
  • Support to a huge number of video files using the Using the new HW+ decoder.
  • Load subtitle files from your device or from sites like
  • Supports video formats including AVI, MP3, WAV, AAC, MOV, MP4, WMV, RMVB, FLAC, 3GP, M4V, MKV, TS, MPG, FLV, etc.
  • It supports a range of subtitle formats like MicroDVD(.sub), VobSub(.sub/.idx), SubViewer2.0(.sub), SubRip(.srt), TMPlayer(.txt), Teletext, PJS(.pjs), WebVTT(.vtt), MPL2(.mpl), DVD, DVB, SSA/ASS, etc.

Getting your Firestick ready

As the Lime player is a third party app, make these changes on your Firestick settings to proceed further.

#1 On your Firestick, go to Settings.

#2 Go to My Fire TV.

My Fire TV

#3 Click Developer options.

Developer Options

#4 Turn ON ADB Debugging and Apps from Unknown Sources. A pop up appears as a warning message. Click Turn ON.

Warning: It is always recommended to use a VPN while streaming third party apps on firestick. The Government and ISPs are constantly tracking the users and in case of you streaming any copyrighted content like movies, sports, TV shows, etc it becomes easy for the government and ISP to track your identity which may lead you face serious troubles. It is better to sign up with a free Firestick VPN service to experience hassle-free streaming.

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How to Install Lime Player on Firestick Using Downloader

Follow this step by step guide below to download and install Lime Player on firestick. For this, we use Downloader app and if you don’t have the Downloader app on firestick, refer this link.

#1 Open Downloader app on your firestick.


#2 Type the URL and click Go.

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#3 As the browser loads the Lime player’s page on the click Download APK button.

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#4 In some case if the download did not start, click on the click here.

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#5 You can see the file download progress.

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#6 Click Install to begin the installation process on firestick.

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#7 Click Open.

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#8 Click the three dots menu on the top right and click Open stream.

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#9 In the popup, paste the URL and click Play to steam the respective video file on firestick.

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To conclude

Thus Lime player could be a great addon to your firestick’s media players. Also if you have showbox on firestick, then it could be of great use to stream video files easily. As it has the ability to stream multiple video formats and subtitles, you can never miss watching any video on firestick. Comment below your questions if any.