How to Install Apps on Fire TV Stick

You have your new Fire Stick? Congrats! Let’s get straight into streaming and watching with the thousands of apps you can download through the Fire TV Stick.

set up the Fire TV Stick

In this article, you will learn how to download apps onto your Fire Stick as well as some free apps that you should add on to your download list!

Adding apps to Fire TV

Installing apps in the Amazon Fire Stick is simple. On the main screen, you can go into a search and look for the App you want. Or you can just browse away and take a look at some apps.

Once you find the App you were looking for, you will see a downloading button. Keep in mind you will be warned if the App needs to be purchased and asked for authorization.

After it has downloaded, it will be added to your library. It can be accessed at any time either by looking into your gallery, searching up the name, or asking Alexa to open it for you.

Now you are ready to download and stream from apps you love. However, you do not have to pay to have a great experience!

Free streaming apps

Pluto Fire TV App

There are plenty of free apps available to download and stream with thousands of movies and TV shows to pick from. Here are a couple:

There are a total of ten free apps on Fire TV Stick that offer their own collections to choose from. Keep in mind the list is in no particular order.


Scoring 3.9 out of 5 stars on Amazon rating, Crackle has various blockbuster movies to enjoy. Alongside many hit TV shows that you will never get tired of rewatching.

As well as exclusive originals that you might like taking a look at. Keep in mind that some things might move around; however, their lineup always seems to be on point.

Though Crackle is 1000% free, you will have ads and commercial breaks in between what you are watching. But who doesn’t run to the kitchen or bathroom during those? Movies

Fawesome. App for FireTV

Reaching 3.6 out of 5 stars, this free Fire TV App includes a library of around 10,000 movies and episodes to pass the time. Yes, you read that, right!

The App is available for free, and updates are made in their content frequently. You can browse in 25 various genres and find one you enjoy. Check it out!


What was the last time you headed over to your local library? Well, with Hoopla, you can sign up with your library card and log in to your Amazon Fire device. 

As long as your local library had partnered with Hoople, you will gain free access to their digital media collection. But it doesn’t stop there. Music and audio books are included too!

It is clear that Hoopla is one of the most liked of the free Fire TV Apps, as it scores a whopping 4.4 stars on Amazon ratings!


IMBD TV Fire App

Coming in with a 4.2-star rating, the IMDb TV app has a tremendous amount of content. 

Especially for a free Fire TV App filled with great movies and content to make the most of your experience.

Though free, the App sustains itself off adds and can be accessed in many different devices, including both the Amazon Prime Video app and Amazon Fire TV.


With a 4.2 out of 5 stars rating, you can not just watch movies and TV shows. Just as the Hoopla App, you can also listen to some digital media.

You can quickly sign up and start watching right away. Want more to download? Click here to see the full list!

The bottom line

In short, Amazon Fire Stick gives you more than just a new way to watch your shows. It allows you to stream from multiple apps free of charge.

You can also have access to multiple games that can be fun to play with the entire family. 

However, keep in mind that if any purchases are made, they will be deducted from your Amazon card.

What did you think? Comment below what watching apps you cannot go without below!

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