How to Install Dropbox on Firestick / Fire TV

Dropbox on Firestick

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  • Dropbox is not available on the Amazon App Store for Firestick.
  • However, you can sideload the Dropbox APK file [] using the Downloader.
  • Alternatively, you can screen mirror the entire device to present the Dropbox content on Fire TV.

Dropbox is a cloud storage service that stores your media files and accesses them on multiple devices. As the Dropbox app is not available to download on Firestick from the Amazon App Store, you need to sideload its APK using the Downloader. With Dropbox, you and your team can stay in sync by using a centralized place to store documents to work together on your projects securely. All your important files will be backed up automatically, and you can share large video files with your friends and family.

In this article, we have mentioned the possible ways to get the Dropbox app on Firestick.

How to Install Dropbox on Fire TV Stick using Downloader

As Dropbox is unavailable, you cannot download the app directly from the Amazon App Store, you can sideload the app on Firestick. For this, you shall use the Downloader app on Firestick.

Install Downloader on Firestick

1. Navigate to the Firestick Home screen.

2. Tap Find and click the Search tile.

3. Type Downloader on the search bar using the virtual keyboard.

type Downloader on the search bar

4. Click the Download button to install the app.

click the download button

Enable Unknown Sources

1. Click the Settings icon on your Firestick home screen.

2. Tap the My Fire TV tile.

select My Fire TV on Firestick

3. Click the Developer options.

tap Developer options

4. Select Install unknown apps.

tap install unknown apps on Firestick

5. Turn on Downloader to install the Dropbox app on your Firestick using its APK.

turn on downloader to install Dropbox on Firestick

Sideload Dropbox on Firestick using Downloader

1. Navigate to the Apps section on your Fire TV.

2. Select Downloader from the app list and launch it on your Firestick home screen.

3. When you open the app, a prompt message will appear on the screen.

4. Tap the Allow button to allow the Downloader app to access the files stored on your Firestick.

tap the Allow button on the Downloader app

5. Click the Home tab on the left pane.

6. Enter the URL of the Dropbox APK [] download link in the search field box.

type the Dropbox URL to install the app on Firestick

7. Hit the Go button to download the APK file.

8. Once the APK file is downloaded, open the file and click the Install button.

9. Wait till the Dropbox Fire TV app gets installed.

10. After installing the Dropbox app, tap the Open button to launch it on your Firestick.

11. Click the Delete button to delete the APK files permanently from your Firestick.

How to Use Dropbox on Firestick

Once the installation is completed, launch the Dropbox app from the Apps section on your Firestick.

1. Select the Sign-in option and enter your Dropbox account credentials.

2. If you are new to Dropbox, click the Create an account option to Sign up.

3. Then, you will be launched on the Dropbox app’s home screen.

4. Here, you can hit the Search icon and search for the needed files or scroll down through the app to choose any one.

5. Find the options, including Create, Upload, Create Folder, and Record, at the top of the app’s interface.

6. Finally, you can use the Dropbox app on your Firestick/TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Dropbox available on the Amazon App Store?

No, Dropbox is not available on the Amazon App Store.

2. How much does Dropbox cost?

You can access Dropbox for free with limited features. But to get more features, you need to get any of its subscriptions. Dropbox Plus costs $9.99 per month, Dropbox Professional costs $16.58 per month, and Dropbox Standard costs $15 per month.