How to Install Facebook Watch on Firestick / Fire TV

Facebook on Firestick

Facebook holds undisputed popularity in the social media market. Though Facebook is available as an app and web version, many prefer to use the Facebook app. Seeing this, Facebook launched its app on almost all devices. Facebook Watch app is available on the Amazon App Store, and you can install the app on Firestick without any issues. With the Facebook Watch app, you can watch all your posts and videos on your Amazon Fire Stick. We will also guide you to install and activate Facebook App on Firestick here in this guide.

What is Facebook Watch?

Facebook Watch is a free video-on-demand service operated by Meta. Unlike Facebook, you can only watch videos based on your search or pages you liked on Facebook. i.e., it provides personalized recommendations based on your social media activity. It is built into the Facebook app and Facebook Web and requires a Facebook account. You can access it from the Watch tab section of Facebook.

How to Watch Facebook Watch on Amazon Fire Stick

As the Facebook app is available on the Amazon App Store, you can directly install the app from your Firestick. Besides installing the app, you can also sideload the Facebook app using Downloader.

How to Install Facebook on Firestick

1). Go to the home screen on your Amazon Firestick.

2). Hover to the Search tile under the Find menu and type Facebook.

Search for Facebook Watch

3). From the search results, choose the Facebook Watch app.

Facebook Watch on Firestick

4). On the app installation page, click on Get or Download.

5). The Facebook Watch app will be downloaded and installed on your Firestick.

6). Launch the Facebook Watch app on Firestick and log in with your account credentials.

7). Click on Your Videos and then choose, Continue with Facebook.

8). With that, you can watch all the Facebook videos on your Firestick.

How to Activate and Use Facebook on Firestick

You can also link your Facebook account on Fire TV Stick with the code. By linking your account, you can use the same Facebook account on your smartphone and Firestick. To do so,

1). Open the Facebook Watch app on your Amazon Fire TV Stick.

2). When you get the login screen, you will find an activation code.

3). Now, on your PC or smartphone, go to the Facebook Activation website and log in with your Facebook account if asked.

4). Enter the activation code and click the Continue button.

Facebook Code activation

5). After that, your Facebook account will be linked to your Firestick device.

And now, you can start watching the videos you saved, liked, or already watched and more videos from various content creators. On the left-hand side, you can find different sections like Search, Home, Channels, Live, News, Your Videos, and Settings. Choose the section you would like to explore and start using.

How to Download Facebook on Firestick

Before you sideload the Facebook app, you need to get Downloader for Firestick.

1). On the Fire TV home, click on the Settings icon on the menu bar.

2). Use the Fire remote to select the My Fire TV tile.

My Fire TV

3). Hover over to select the Developer Options.

4). Further, click the Install Unknown Apps.

Install Unknown Apps

5). Now, highlight Downloader and select Turn On.

Choose Downloader

6). Press the Home key on the remote to select Apps Library.

7). Select the Downloader app to launch it on your Firestick.

8). In the Search bar and type the Facebook app download link.

Downloader Home

9). Then, click the Go button to allow the Facebook apk file to get downloaded on your Fire Stick.

10). Install the apk file and tap the Open icon to launch the Facebook app on Amazon Fire Stick.

By sideloading the app, you can get to use the smartphone-based Facebook app on your Fire TV Stick. By using the Amazon App Store, you get to watch only the videos from Facebook.

Related: How to Install and Use Instagram on Firestick.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get Facebook on Firestick?

You can install the Facebook Watch on your Amazon Fire Stick from the Amazon App Store.

How to fix issues with Facebook Watch on Firestick?

If you get Facebook Watch on Firestick not working issue, you should check for the connectivity issues and login credentials. Sometimes, the issue may be due to the cache or outdated version. In that case, you shall clear the cache and install the latest version of the app.

Can I watch Facebook Live on Firestick?

Yes. You can watch Facebook Live on Firestick with the Facebook Watch TV app.

How to add Facebook to the Fire TV home screen?

To add Facebook to the Fire TV home, highlight the Facebook app tile and press the Menu button to select Options. Choose Move to Front.

Is Facebook Watch free?

Yes. You can access Facebook Watch at no cost with a Facebook account.