Mozilla Firefox on Firestick: How to Install and Use

Mozilla Firefox on Firestick

Mozilla Firefox is a solid and best web browser option that works seamlessly with the Amazon Firestick. Firefox is the fastest and most secure web browser where you can easily search and discover the websites you want. It comes with a clean, safe, and fastest downloading interface and does not take too much of your internet data. It supports bookmarking and tabbed browsing, so the users can easily switch between several sites. With the tools like pop-up blockers, anti-phishing, and anti-malware, Firefox blocks the malicious website. Mozilla Firestick is free and is compatible with major devices like Amazon Firestick, iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, etc. You will find alternative ways to use Firefox on Firestick.

FYI: Earlier, Firefox was natively available on Amazon App Store. For some reason, Mozilla Firefox ended its service for Firestick on April 30, 2021.

How to Install Firefox on Firestick

Mozilla Firefox app is not officially available for Amazon Fire Stick devices. So, you need to install Downloader on Firestick to sideload app on Firestick. Downloader is available on Firestick.

Note: If you don’t want to sideload and use Firefox on Firestick, you shall look for better Firefox alternatives to use on your Fire TV.

Pre-Requisite

Before installing any third-party app, you need to turn on the Apps from Unknown Sources feature. To do so, follow the below steps.

[1] Navigate to the Settings (Gear icon) with your Fire TV remote.

Select Settings

[2] Then, go to the My Fire TV/Device section.

Choose My Fire TV

[3] Click the Developer Options in the menu.

Click the Developer Options

[4] Turn on the Apps from Unknown Sources option.

Turn on the Apps from Unknown Sources option..

Install Downloader on Firestick

[1] Return to the homepage and tap the Search icon.

[2] Search for the Downloader app and choose the app from the list below.

Mozilla Firefox on Firestick- Choose Downloader

[3] Select the Get/Download button on the app info page.

Mozilla Firefox on Firestick- click Download

[4] After the installation hit the Open option.

Mozilla Firefox on Firestick- tap Open

Sideload Firefox on Fire TV Stick

[1] Now, open the Downloader app from the Fire TV’s Your Apps and Library section.

[2] Enter the download URL of the Mozilla Firefox apk and click Go.

Mozilla Firefox on Firestick- Enter Mozilla Firefox URL Link

[3] Wait for a while, and then tap the Install button.

[4] Hit the Open option once the installation is over.

[5] Launch Mozilla Firefox from the Apps section and start browsing.

Get Mozilla Firefox on Firestick

Related: How to Install Google Chrome on Firestick / Fire TV

Alternate Way: Get Mozilla Firefox on Amazon Firestick Using ES Explorer

Having done with the pre-requisites, you shall follow the steps given below.

[1] Navigate to the Firestick home screen, and click on the Search icon

[2] Enter the ES File Explorer on the search box.

[3] Now, choose the ES File Explorer app from the available list.

 Mozilla Firefox on Firestick- choose ES Explorer

[4] Select the Install option to download the app.

[5] Open the ES File Explorer app.

[6] Now, click the Tools option from the left side of your screen.

[7] Here, you find the Download manager and click on it. You have to buy the premium version of the ES File Explorer app to install apk files.

 Mozilla Firefox on Firestick- Select Downloader icon

[8] Click on the option located at the bottom of the screen.

[9] The pop-up screen will appear with two options: Path and Name field.

[10] Choose the Path: enter the Mozilla Firefox URL and Name: Mozilla Firefox.

Mozilla Firefox on Firestick- Enter Path and Name

[11] Now, click Download to download the app

[12] After downloading, click Install, and you can find the Mozilla Firestick on your Firestick under the Apps & Games section.

FAQs

Can you install Firefox on Firestick?

With the help of a third-party app Downloader or ES Explorer, you can sideload the Mozilla Firefox on your Amazon Firestick.

What browser works on Firestick?

Amazon Silk Browser, Google Chrome, etc., work fine on Firestick.

How much does Mozilla Firefox cost?

It is actually free of cost.