This guide will illustrate to you how to get MX Player for FireStick most safely and conveniently. The method provided in this post applies to Fire TV/Fire TV Cube/Fire TV Stick 4K/Android TV Box as well. Please read on to know more!
Michelle | Updated on July 15, 2022

Amazon FireStick is a streaming device that is praised by many cord-cutters for fulfilling their desire to stream their favorite TVs and movies anyway they like. MX Player, the best video player for Android, is also applauded by the mass Android users for its powerful features, like hardware acceleration and multi-subtitles support. As the built-in FireStick media player cannot deliver a solid performance as expected, the users tend to seek a third-party player - MX Player to for a better watching experience. Yet the Amazon store does not provide MX Player for direct downloading. You can, nevertheless, use the Downloader app to sideload the MX Player for FireStick. In the following guide, you'll know how to install MX Player on FireStick in minutes. Just keep reading!

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Complete Guide: How to Download MX Player for FireStick?

Step 1. Enable Apps from Unknown Sources

>> Go to Settings and select My Fire TV or Devices

>> Select Developer options

>> Turn on the Apps from Unknown Sources option

*It will allow installation of applications that are not from Appstore.

>> Click Turn On in the next message.

step 2. Download Downloader from the Amazon Store

*Ignore this part if you already have the Downloader installed on your FireStick.

>> Click on the search button on the FireStick home-screen.

>> Enter Downloader and click the matching result.

>> Click the Downloader app (It is Downloader in an orange background).

>> Click the Download button to install the app.

Step 3. How to Download MX Player on FireStick

>> Open Downloader.

>> Click Allow to let Downloader to access photos, media and files on your device.

>> Click OK on the Quick Start Guide.

>> Type in correctly. Press the Play/Pause key on your FireStick remote and hit Go.

>> On the page where the app sent you, click Download from the left sidebar. Choose a version to start the downloading.

>> Click Install to confirm the installation.

>> Click Done when MX Player is installed.

>> Click Delete if you want to delete the apk file (suggested).

>> Click Delete again.

*Now you can fully enjoy streaming with the MX Player now. If needed, go to app Settings and change the default player to MX Player.


MX Player is currently the best video player for FireStick. Yet you might still encounter problems like audio is not supported since MX Player has no license to play AC3 and DTS. If you do meet the error, check the corresponding solutions below:

MX Player AC3 Not Supported; MX Player DTS Not Supported

That’s all for how to get MX Player on FireStick. If you find this article helpful, please feel free to share it with others. Thanks for reading!

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