Sideloader for Fire TV

Sideload apps on your Fire TV


Sideload apps

Sideload apps downloaded with your iPhone or iPad.

No PC required

Now apps can be sideloaded directly from your phone or tablet.

Auto Device Discovery

Auto detects your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick for simple setup. The app also has a manual ip address entry feature too.


1 - Fire TV

Fire TV and Fire TV Stick are supported.

2 - Phone or tablet

iPhone or iPad

3 - APK file.

The .apk file you want to load.


How do I enable adb debugging on the Fire TV?

Settings - System - Developer options
Settings - Device - Developer options
ADB Debugging: ENABLED
Apps from Unknown Sources: ENABLED

Where can I find the IP Address of my Fire TV?

Settings - System - About - Network
Settings - Device - About - Network

How do I load a APK into the app?

If you download a APK file with a browser(Safari, Chrome, Dolphin, etc) on your iPhone or iPad an option to 'open in Sideloader' will appear when the download is completed.
Once the APK is loaded select 'Send' to begin the install.
Note: If you use the Safari browser it will just show a blank white screen while downloading so please wait for the download to finish and eventually you will see the 'open in Sideloader' option.

How do I delete a APK file from my iPhone / iPad?

Swiping left on any file will display a delete button.

Where can I find the apps that have been sideloaded on the Fire TV?

Settings - Applications - Manage Installed Applications

The app states the network connection has timed out. Help?

Please toggle the 'ADB Debugging' setting(Settings - System - Developer options) on the Fire TV off and then on again.

The app still states the network connection has timed out. Help?

If you continue to experience issues please contact support at the email address below.

I have other questions. Help?

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