How to Install Redbox TV APK on FireStick


In this guide, you will learn how to install Redbox TV APK on FireStick. The method provided here works across all the existing Fire TV devices (including Fire TV Stick 4K, FireStick 2G, Fire TV 3G, and Fire TV Cube)

If you enjoy Live TV streaming on FireStick, you are up for a treat. Redbox TV brings to you a whole host of satellite channels from the USA, UK, Canada, India and many other regions/countries. With a big line up of popular TV channels and high-quality streaming, Redbox TV app makes it to our list of Best Apps for FireStick as well.

Redbox TV APK is a lightweight app and goes easy on your device resources. It barely takes any storage space. However, its small size does not deter it from providing top-notch Live TV experience. I personally recommend Redbox TV on FireStick along with apps like Mobdro, Live NetTV, Relax TV, etc.

How to Install Redbox TV APK on FireStick

Redbox TV APK is not an Amazon Store app. Hence, it is manually sideloaded onto your FireStick device. That’s not difficult though. I will provide the step-by-step instructions.

However, before we get started, we must give the proper permission to your FireStick to install the apps from outside Amazon Store (also called third-party apps). Here is how you can do that:

Attention FireStick Users: Read before you continue

Governments and ISPs across the world monitor their users' online activities. If found streaming copyrighted content on your Fire TV Stick, you could get into serious trouble. Currently, your IP is visible to everyone. I strongly recommend you to get a good FireStick VPN and hide your identity so that your movie viewing experience doesn’t take a bad turn.

I use ExpressVPN which is the fastest and most secure VPN in the industry. It is very easy to install on any device including Amazon Fire TV Stick. Also, it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you don't like their service, you can always ask for a refund. ExpressVPN also has a special deal where you can get 3 months free and save 49% on annual plan.

Here are the reasons why you must use a VPN all the time.

Read: How to Install and Use Best VPN for FireStick

1. Go the home screen of FireStick. Navigate to the top. Select Settings

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2. Now navigate to My Fire TV within Settings and open it

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3. Open the item Developer Options

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4. Switch on the option Apps from Unknown Sources

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5. When warned, continue by clicking Turn on

Note: Redbox TV is a safe app trusted by many. However, it would be a good idea to disable Apps from Unknown Sources for security purposes after installing this app

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We now go to the installation part.

Steps to install Redbox TV FireStick APK

Follow these instructions to install the app in minutes:

1- Install the Downloader app on FireStick if you don’t have it already.

Why do you need the Downloader app? It is a sideloading tool. Amazon FireStick supports browsers but does not allow direct browser downloads. That’s why you need this app. In most regions (including the USA) you can get Downloader from the Amazon Store

2- Open the Downloader app and click Settings on the left. Within Settings make sure the option Enable JavaScript is checked/enabled

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3- Now click the Home tab again on the left on the Downloader app. You should see this screen. Click the URL field where it says ‘http://’

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4- Type in the following URL exactly as you provided:

Click GO (or the Play/Pause button on the remote)

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5- You will be redirected to the Browser section of the Downloader application. Wait for the page to load. Scroll down a bit and click the Download for Android option on the page.

Note: You may also choose the Browser option on the left directly and type in the URL in the address bar

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6- Redbox TV APK file will now download. It usually takes less than a minute but depends on your connection speed

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7- Click Install when the download has finished (if you are using an older version of FireStick, you may see a full screen prompt. Click Install anyway)

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8- Wait for Redbox TV FireStick app to install

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9- By clicking Open you can run the app. We will run the app later. Let’s click Done and delete the APK file you just downloaded

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10- Click Delete

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11- Click Delete again

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You have successfully installed the Redbox TV APK on FireStick. You can now start using the app.

However, before you start streaming, I would like to warn you that everything you stream on Redbox TV APK is visible to your ISP and Government. This means, streaming free content might lead to copyright issues and get you into legal trouble.

Thankfully, there is a foolproof way to keep all your streaming activities hidden from your ISP and the Government. All you need is a good VPN for Fire Stick. A VPN helps you bypass Online Surveillance, ISP throttling, and content geo-restrictions.

I personally use and recommend ExpressVPN, which is the fastest and most secure VPN. It is compatible with all kind of streaming apps including Redbox TV and is very easy-to-install on Fire TV / Stick.

We do not encourage the violation of the copyright laws. But, what if you end up streaming content from an illegitimate source unintentionally? It is not always easy to tell the difference between a legit and illegal source.

So, before you start using your jailbroken Fire Stick, let’s see how to use ExpressVPN to keep your streaming activities hidden from prying eyes.

Step 1: Subscribe to ExpressVPN HERE. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Meaning, you can use it freely for the first 30-days and if you are not satisfied with the performance (which is highly unlikely), you can ask for the full refund.

Step 2: Power ON your Fire TV / Stick and go to the “Search” option on the extreme left. Now type “Expressvpn” (without quotes) in the search bar and select ExpressVPN when it shows up in the search results

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Step 3: Click “Download” to install the ExpressVPN app for Fire TV / Stick.

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Step 4: Open the app and enter your login credentials which you created while buying the ExpressVPN subscription. Click “Sign in”

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Step 5: Click the Power icon to connect to a VPN server. That’s all. Your connection is now secure with the fastest and best VPN for FireStick.

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You can also read more detailed info on using ExpressVPN with Fire TV / Stick.

How to Use Redbox TV APK on FireStick

If you don’t see the app on the home screen of your FireStick, you can access it from the Your Apps & Channels section.

Highlight Your Apps & Channels row on the FireStick home screen. Navigate to the left and click See All

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It opens the list of your installed apps. Scroll down to the bottom and click Redbox TV APK icon to open the app. If you want to move the app to the home screen, click the Options button on the remote (three horizontal lines) and on the bottom right of your TV click Move. You can drag the app to the top row to make it appear on the home screen.

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This is the home screen of Redbox TV APK on FireStick. You can select the country/region tab on the top to view the available channels. Click a channel to start streaming

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When you try to stream, Redbox TV will ask you to choose the video player. I recommend using one of the following:

– MX Player (can be sideloaded easily using our guide)
– VLC Player (available through Amazon Store)

To make sure you are not prompted again to choose the video player the next time you stream, click Always on this prompt after selecting the player. You can always change the default video player from within the app Settings. I will show you how to do it later.

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Click the hamburger menu icon (3 horizontal lines) in the top-left corner to bring up the menu

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Following are the three menu options you are likely to use:

– All Channels (lines up all the channels on one screen)
– Favorites (lists your favorite channels)
– Settings

You may click Settings in the menu above or click the gear icon in the top-right corner of the main screen of the Redbox TV app. Here are the options within Settings you might be interested in:

– Favorite Tab
– Video Player

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By clicking the Favorite Tab, you can select which country/region tab is selected by default when you open the Redbox TV App the next time. For example, I am choosing the USA

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The Video Player option lets you choose the default video player (like you did earlier when prompted by the app)


Redbox TV for FireStick is a straightforward Live TV app. It lets you start streaming your favorite channels with incredible ease. All you need to do is choose the video player of your liking.

As of now, Redbox TV is doing a great job. Almost all its channels are online all the time. There are dozens of channels to choose from multiple countries/regions. You can even stream many premium channels. The streaming resolution is also good for the most part. Many channels are available in 1080 resolution.

All in all, if you like streaming Live TV, you must definitely try Redbox TV APK for FireStick. In fact, a lot of Kodi addons require you to have Redbox TV installed.

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