Popcorn Time on Firestick is an ideal app for those streamers who are a victim of slow speed of the Internet. Since Popcorn Time, each time it fetches a media link, downloads a certain area of the media file before streaming it, you will not have to face any buffering issues.
Since Popcorn Time is the new deal of streaming, we have compiled a detailed step by step guide using which you can install the app on your Firestick device. However since Popcorn time is an Android app, and its APK is to be downloaded so you need to sideload the app instead.
Once you have successfully installed the app you can have access to unlimited movies, TV shows. So keep reading folks and become a happy streamer…
Protect Yourself With a VPN
While most of you may or may not know, Governments and ISPs worldwide have a strict check on their users online activities. In case, any copyrighted content is found streaming, you can land into serious consequences which may be as severe as suspending of your online account. Please know, that your current IP 22.214.171.124 is visible to everyone. We therefore urge you to get started with a reliable Firestick VPN immediately. This will help cover your identity via VPN’s multiple servers, while giving you the premium viewing experience.
IPVanish has been the fastest and most reliable secure VPN we have come across so far. Their servers are widespread and strictly secured. The VPN is very easy to install and user-friendly on every device including the Amazon Fire TV Stick. If you are not sure about the app, it comes with a 7-day money back guarantee with a refund. IPVanish also has a very attractive deal in which, when paid for a whole year subscription you can avail 67% discount on your annual plan!
Register for IPVanish VPN, by clicking on the link
- On your FireStick device, go to the homepage and type in and search for ‘IPVanish VPN’ in your search bar.
- Click on the IPVanishVPN you see in your search.
- Click on ‘Download’.
- Once downloaded, you would need to register with the username and password information you must have provided while registering.
- Once signed-in, click on ‘Connect’.
- Soon you would be connected. You can disconnect from the connection whenever you wish to stop using a VPN.
Install Popcorn Time on Firestick
The following guide will tell you how to get Popcorn Time on your Firestick device in an easy step by step manner. But, you can use the same procedure to get this app on your Android systems as well such as Android TV Box.
Go to the main menu of Firestick and place your cursor over the Settings icon.
Then click on the option for Device.
On the next screen, click on Developers Option.
In the Developers Option, access the option for Unknown Sources.
When prompted on the next screen, tap on Turn On.
Go back to the main home screen and place cursor over the icon for Search.
Use your Firestick remote and the on screen keyboard to enter Downloader.
In the search results, tap on the Downloader App.
Click the Download button to start downloading the Downloader App.
Then click on the Open button.
Once a prompt appears on the screen, click Allow.
When shown with a message simply click on OK button below.
Then to access the URL bar in Downloader app, click OK button on your Firestick remote.
Once the URL bar appears, type in the following web address. firestickjailbreak.net/pt and Hit the Go Button.
Now the downloading of Popcorn Time will start. You need to give it sometime to finish downloading.
Once the downloading is done, click on Finish.
Now hit the Open button.
On the next screen when you are prompted click Allow.
Using the back button on your Firestick remote to remove the messages that are shown.
Voila! You have now successfully access Popcorn Time on Firestick, enjoy streaming.
What are the features of Popcorn Time?
Now that you have successfully installed Popcorn Time on Firestick, you can have an easy access to tons of content. Once you choose a show or movie to watch you will be presented with a certain set of following options:
- Viewing the trailer,
- Language selection,
To open the Settings section on Popcorn Time, use your Firestick remote and press the left button, the Settings section will pop up. Here you can manage the following options:
Stream Content on Popcorn Time
Simply follow the step by step guide below to successfully stream content from Popcorn Time APK on your Firestick device:
Select and search for the content you wish to view. Then select the resolution.
Then you will be asked to choose a source depending upon the storage your device has.
In case you are out of storage, the following warning message will appear on your screen instead.
If you have sufficient storage, simply tap on the button that says Play.
Then give sometime for the file to download. Once it has finished downloading. Enjoy streaming your selected content.
Get Subtitles with Popcorn Time on Firestick
If you want to use subtitles with your content on Popcorn Time. Follow these steps below:
Once you have selected the content you wish to view, tap on the CC button. You can find this right at the bottom of your screen.
Choose the language you wish to view the content in. Scroll right to the top and click “Without Subtitle”.
Download Shows/Movie on Popcorn Time
Since Popcorn Time makes use of Torrent, you can download content and use it for streaming later. Follow these steps mentioned below:
Once again first you need to decide and choose the content you wish to view. When the search is completed, click on Download.
When your selected content begins downloading, tap on the file icon.
You can also track the download process.
These downloaded files will be accessible from the Menu section.
The Frequently Asked Questions
What is Popcorn Time?
Popcorn Time is available in the form of an Android app hence on other streaming devices it can be downloaded as an APK. It makes use of torrents to download and fetch content.
Is it legal to use Popcorn Time for streaming?
Popcorn Time is totally legal to use for streaming although some content available may be copyrighted hence it is illegal to view it. So make sure your streaming activities are protected by a good VPN.
Which devices are compatible with Popcorn Time?
Popcorn Time can be installed on many devices in fact it is an Android app hence it is compatible on all Android operating systems. Also on Firestick.
In The End…
Popcorn Time is a great app to have on your Firestick device, even though it is designed for Android operating system so it may not be very friendly on the remote. But this issue can be resolved by installing Mouse Toggle as well for a smoother streaming experience.