This guide will demonstrate how to get MX Player for FireStick. The method provided in this post applies to Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick 4K, and Android TV Box as well. Please read on to know more!
Michelle Michelle | Updated on Jul 21, 2023

Amazon FireStick is an acclaimed streaming device that can stream your favorite TV and movies. And MX Player, as the best video player for Android, is also well received by Android users for its powerful functions (such as hardware acceleration and multi-subtitle support). Since the built-in FireStick media player cannot provide the expected stable performance, users tend to seek a third-party player - MX Player for a better viewing experience. But Amazon store doesn't provide MX Player direct download. However, you can sideload MX Player for FireStick using the Downloader app. In the following guide, you will learn how to install MX Player on FireStick in minutes. Continue 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

Open My Fire TV

>> Select Developer options

Select Developer Options

>> Turn on the Apps from Unknown Sources option

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

Enable Apps from Unknown Sources

>> Click Turn On in the next message.

How to Get MX Player on FireStick

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.

Tap Search

>> Enter Downloader and click the matching result.

Enter Downloader

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

Click the Downloader App

>> Click the Download button to install the app.

Click Download

Step 3. How to Download MX Player on FireStick

>> Open Downloader.

Open Downloader

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

Click Allow

>> Click OK on the Quick Start Guide.

Click OK

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

Get MX Player APK for FireStick

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

How to Download MX Player on FireStick

>> Click Install to confirm the installation.

How to Install MX Player on FireStick

>> Click Done when MX Player is installed.

Click Done

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

Delete MX Player APK for FireStick

>> Click Delete again.

Confirm Deletion

*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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