Sling TV is one of the reliable and popular live TV streaming services to watch all kinds of channels via the internet. Based on the US, the service is widely supported on several platforms, including the Firestick streaming device. Firestick users can download the Sling TV app officially from the Amazon App Store, and need not worry about downloading any third-party software.
Sign up for Sling TV
To use the Sling TV service effectively on Firestick, you need to sign up for a Sling TV account by using a browser on your mobile or PC. Visit sling.com and sign up for a Sling TV plan, which is convenient for you. There are currently three subscription plans available on Sling TV: Orange, Blue, and Orange + Blue. The Orange plan ($20/month) provides access to 30 channels, the blue plan ($20/month) provides access to 45 channels, and the Orange + Blue plan ($35/month) streams more than 50 channels.
How to download and install Sling TV on Firestick?
Step 1: On your Firestick home screen, navigate to the Search icon.
Step 2: The on-screen keyboard will appear. With the help of your remote, type, and search for Sling TV.
Step 3: Select the Sling TV icon and click the Get or Download icon to download the app.
Step 4: Once downloaded, click the Open icon to launch the Sling TV app on your Fire TV stick.
How to use Sling TV on Firestick?
Step 1: Launch the Sling TV app that you downloaded.
Step 2: Click the menu, which is labeled as Sign In.
Step 3: Provide the email id & password that you used to sign up for Sling TV.
Step 4: The app will display four menus on the main screen:
- MY TV
- ON NOW
Step 5: Click the +Add menu and add your favourite channels for quick access.
Cast Sling TV to Firestick using an Android device
Android users can also watch Sling TV content on Amazon Fire TV Stick by using their Android smartphone.
Step 1: First of all, connect your Firestick and Android device to the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 2: Now, press and hold your Alexa enabled Firestick remote and select the mirroring menu.
Step 3: On your Android device, launch the Sling TV app and select a live TV channel.
Step 4: Once the channel started to stream, look for the cast icon on the media player.
Step 5: Click the cast icon and select your Firestick device.
Step 6: Now, the media will stream on the Firestick connected TV.
Can’t find Sling TV on Firestick
If you can’t find the Sling TV app on Amazon App Store, the app is geo-restricted on your location. You can use apps like downloader, ES File Explorer, and Aptoide TV to download and install Sling TV outside the US. But, the geo-restrictions on Sling TV will prevent you from watching the media contents. On the other hand, Sling TV requires a valid US address while signing up. So it highly impossible to watch Sling TV outside the US.
Sling TV freezing on Firestick
If the Sling TV app on Firestick has stopped working, you can fix it easily by
- Ensure that your Firestick was connected to a standard internet connection.
- Clearing the app cache (Settings > Apps > Manage installed applications > Sling TV > Clear cache and data).
- Uninstall the Sling TV app and re-install it after few minutes.
- Restart your Amazon Firestick.
Related: How to Stream Sling TV on Apple TV
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