How to Install TPlayer on FireStick Using Super Easy Steps

Hi, this is Nick. This tutorial will show you how to install TPlayer on FireStick. The instructions in this guide apply to FireStick 4K & 4K Max, Fire TV Stick Lite, Fire TV Cube, and other Amazon Fire OS products.

Disclaimer: We DO NOT endorse copyright violations. Only stream the content available in the public domain. This post is for educational purposes only.

What is TPlayer?

how to install tplayer on firestick

TPlayer is a video media player. A media player is an app that plays videos for other apps. VLC is the most well-known example of a media player.

TPlayer can play videos saved on the device. However, the app is more commonly used as an external player with third-party apps. Some apps, such as Tea TV, will not work without TPlayer.

MX Player, BPlayer, and Titan Player are other popular third-party media players.

Is it Safe & Legal?

TPlayer is an official app on Google Play Store and Apple Store. However, it is not available on the Amazon Store. Therefore, we sideload it on FireStick from an unverified or unofficial source.

I scanned the APK file of TPlayer through Virus Total. Thankfully, it did not detect anything harmful or malicious. The following image shows the scan result:

is tplayer safe and legal

TPlayer is legal because it is available on Google Play Store and Apple Store. However, when you use it with Tea TV or any other third-party app, it may stream videos from unverified sources.

I don’t encourage copyright violations. However, if you want to maintain your privacy and avoid legal problems, you should use TPlayer with ExpressVPN.

How to Install TPlayer on FireStick

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We are going to sideload TPlayer.

Set up your FireStick for sideloading

Setting up the FireStick for sideloading requires two actions:

  1. Install the Downloader app from the Amazon Store.
  2. Enable Downloader for sideloading from FireStick Settings.

Install Downloader from Amazon Store

Here are the steps to install the Downloader app on your FireStick:

1. Select Find > Search on the home screen of your FireStick

click find and search

2. Type Downloader. Click Downloader in the search results.

click downloader in the search

3. Click the Downloader tile on the following window.

click downloader app tile

4. Click Get or Download.

click download or get

5. Wait for the Downloader app to install. It takes a minute. 

wait for the downloader to install

6. DO NOT open Downloader. First, we need to enable the app for sideloading (next section).

DO NOT Open downloader

Enable Downloader for Sideloading

Follow these steps to allow sideloading through the Downloader app:

1. Go to FireStick Settings from the home screen.

firestick settings

2. Click My Fire TV.

Click My Fire TV

3. Open Developer Options.

📌 Developer Options not visible? Click About and then click your Fire TV Stick 7 times to get it back. Or, read our step-by-step guide with images on how to get Developer Options back

developer options

4. Choose Install Unknown Apps.

Note: If you see Apps from Unknown Sources, click it instead of Install Unknown Apps. Click Turn On on the prompt that appears. Skip the next step!

click install unknown apps

5. Select and click Downloader to enable it for sideloading (it must say ON).

click downloader to enable it

Your FireStick is ready to sideload apps.

6. Go to the FireStick home screen. Click the icon with 3 little squares and a + sign to go to your apps.

click apps

7. Scroll down and open Downloader you just installed.

open downloader

8. Since this is the first run of Downloader, click Allow to grant storage permission.

click allow

9. Click OK to dismiss this quick-guide prompt.

click ok

Steps to Install TPlayer on FireStick

Here are the easy steps to install TPlayer:

1. Click the text or input box on the Downloader app.

how to install tplayer on firestick

2. Type the following URL:

Click GO.

TPlayer is a third-party app from an unverified source. We are not associated with the developers of this app or those who host the source URL. This URL points to the official website of the app.

enter the url

3. Wait for TPlayer to download.

wait for download

4. Click Install when the download is complete.

click install

5. TPlayer APK will now install on FireStick.

wait for the app to install

6. Click DONE. You don’t need to click OPEN. You will not need the app separately. It will be used with other supported apps, such as Tea TV.

click done

7. Click Delete on this window. I am deleting the APK file of TPlayer to save space. It is not needed because you have already installed the app.

click delete

8. Choose Delete again.

how to install tplayer on firestick

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Step 2:  Choose the Search option from your FireStick home screen

search option

Step 3: Search for ExpressVPN and download it on FireStick

expressvpn firestick search

Step 4: Sign in with your ExpressVPN account

expressvpn sign in firestick

Step 5: Connect to an ExpressVPN server and stream safely and privately

expressvpn connect to server

How to Use TPlayer on FireStick

You will usually use the TPlayer app with another app. Therefore, there is no need to run it separately. However, you can set it up in advance to enjoy uninterrupted streaming when you use it with Tea TV or any other supported app.

Click the icon with 3 squares and a plus sign on the home screen of FireStick (in the menu around the middle of the screen).

click apps

You may now scroll down and open the TPlayer app.

tplayer on firestick

The app will ask you to grant permission to access media files if it’s your first run. Click Allow Access.

click allow access

Click Allow to continue.

how to use tplayer on firestick

The following image shows the blank screen of the TPlayer. This media player does not host any videos. Instead, you use it with other streaming apps.

tplayer blank screen

The following is the TPlayer interface during video playback.

how to install tplayer on firestick


This post provided instructions to install TPlayer on FireStick. You may now integrate the player with apps like Tea TV to watch movies, shows, and other videos. Let me know if you have any questions. Get in touch with me through the comments section below.

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