Last Updated on 3 months by Amelia Johansson
Are you tired of searching for a way to install Spectrum TV app on Firestick? If so then your search is finally over as in today’s article we are going to learn the whole process to get this amazing streaming app on our FireTV device. However, for several days I am receiving emails from my visitors asking they cannot get Spectrum for their device.
That’s why I try to check it for myself and found that this is not available on the App Store that’s why most people weren’t able to get it. But after searching for several hours I finally came up with a method in which you can sideload it in under 2 minutes. To understand the whole installation process I would recommend keeping reading this article until the end.
It is because the steps that are provided here are quite difficult to follow for those who own this device recently. Other than this you can also check out the screenshot attached below to learn it better. This guide can be used for all FireTV devices including FireTV Stick 4K, FireTV 2nd, 3rd Generation, and even on a FireTV Cube.
Can You Get Spectrum App on Firestick?
Firestick is the most used streaming device throughout the world and is the best for cord-cutters. But the problem is there are many people who don’t want to cut the cord completely and still want to use their cable network are asking the same question as if there is a way to get Spectrum app on Firestick.
The answer is simple Yes, a user can install the Spectrum app on their Fire TV device and use their subscription to watch live TV. But the problem is this app is not officially available on the Amazon App Store. In this way to get this application, a user simply needs to sideload it instead of downloading from the Amazon Store.
However, this is not a simple process because by default Amazon has restricted users from sideloading third-party apps. But there is still a way of sideloading them is to simply jailbreak Fire TV Stick. It is a simple process that is used to help users in downloading and installing 3rd-party apps from different websites.
What is Spectrum TV?
Spectrum App is a Live TV application that is used to watch your favourite shows directly without having a cable connection. It has around 40,000+ on-demand TV Shows and movies that are ready to watch. Even though this app comes with around 250+ Live channels including HBO Go, Starz, Max GO, History CNN, and many more.
Instead of this, you can also ask them to add any of your favourite shows and they will do it. This application contains many live TV channels that can be watched from anywhere and anytime. Spectrum is available for various platforms including Roku, Android, Xbox, Samsung TV, and even Firestick.
How To Install Spectrum TV App on Firestick
This method is very simple and I will always recommend going with it but just in case you want to sideload Spectrum then we have two methods for this. In the first method, we are going to use Downloader, which is the best application for Firestick to sideload apps.
Ok, so without wasting any time let’s check out the first method to install Spectrum on Firestick:
Now as we already have jailbreak this device, now it’s very simple to sideload any application from a third-party source. Ok, so here are the steps that we need to follow:
Go to the above menu and choose the Search or Magnifying Glass icon.
Now using the Keyboard type Downloader and hit the search button.
From here open the first result which has Orange Background.
Now simply click on Download (You own it) button.
After this simply wait for a while until this app downloaded and then click Open.
When the app is launched it will ask for Permission To Allow these permissions.
Now here you will see a box so now in this box just type http://firesticklab.com/sp.apk and click Go.
This will then start connecting with the server and within a few seconds, the app will start downloading.
Once the downloading is completed an installation window pops there so now click on the Install button.
This will take a few seconds to install it and once you see App Installed just click on Done instead of Open.
When clicking on do you bring it back to the Downloader app and now it shows download status with three options. From there you just need to select the Delete button.
After selecting the delete button you will be asked for confirmation so again select the Delete button.
That’s it now the app backup is removed from our device while the original spectrum TV is already installed. To access this app simply go to Your Apps & Channels and then select See All. It shows the list of all installed apps now just scroll down and you will find the Spectrum icon at the bottom.
Get Spectrum App on Amazon Firestick Using ES File Explorer
The steps for this aren’t really hard because it is also simple and easy to use and we can Download ES File Explorer directly from Amazon App Store. How to Install ES File Explorer on FireTV Stick
- Home screen Click Search > Type ES File Explorer > Click Download > Click Open to launch.
- 1. After launching ES File Explorer it may ask for some permission so just follow the steps that you see there.
- 2. Now when everything is done now from the Home Screen select Downloader.
- 3. At this time click on the + sign that is located on the right side at the bottom.
- 4. Here you need to type https://firesticklab.com/sp.apk in the URL section and type Spectrum in the name section and then click Ok.
- 4. Now again wait for a while and then this application will start downloading automatically. After the download completes now simply click on Open File.
- 5. When you click on Open File this will open the installation section and now simply click on the Install Spectrum button.
That’s it now you are done and after this simply click open and Tada! The app is working perfectly fine now just enter your registration details and then sign in there to start streaming Live TV Channels on Firestick.
Download Spectrum App for FireTV 4K
By following the above guide a user can simply use the downloader app to sideload Spectrum on Fire TV Stick. However, if you don’t want to use that app and you are using a web browser on your TV then you can download this app using the below button. It is because there are many people who don’t use the downloader.
Most people prefer to use the ADB to install or sideload 3rd-party apps while some users require to have a web browser instead. In that case, instead of using the long URL, you can simply click on the button provided below to download spectrum and then use the ADB to sideload it or the browser for installation.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
This is the list of some most asked questions that people are looking for on the internet so if you have any confusion then make sure to read this list. I am sure you will get the relevant answer here but if this doesn’t work then make sure to comment down below.
I would be very glad to hear from you and would love to answer the questions and solve the issue if anyone facing it.
Q1) Is Spectrum Compatible with Roku?
Yes, this application is compatible with the Roku Streaming device and works the same as on the Firestick. Even though this application is also compatible with the Samsung Smart TV and some other Android OS-based TV’s.
Q2) Can I watch Spectrum in Asia?
Sadly no, Spectrum is a US-based service and it doesn’t work outside of the US. To check the compatibility make sure to visit their website and type the Pin Code and area to check if it is available there or not. Alternatively, if someone is outside of the US then He/She can use a VPN service to watch live Channels.
Q3) What devices are compatible with Spectrum?
There are various devices that are compatible with the Spectrum these include, including All versions of Xbox One, Roku, Android Device running 5.0 or above, iPad, iPad Mini, iPod, and iPhone running iOS 12 or above. Instead of this, it works with some Amazon Devices that include, Kindle Fire HDX and other Kindle models.
Q4) Can I install Spectrum on Kodi?
Of course not these two are different applications and we cannot install Spectrum with Kodi. If you are looking for a Kodi Addons to watch live TV then make sure to check our Best Kodi Addons list. In this list, you will get some Addons for Sports, Live TV and watch movies, etc.
No doubt Spectrum is the best service to watch on-demand-videos on any device. I hope after reading this guide everyone out there understands the method of how to install Spectrum on Android.
This is the simplest and easiest guide that even a newbie can follow and install without any issue. Make sure to read all three methods because if the first method doesn’t help then the second will surely amaze you.
Also, make sure to tell me your views about these methods, and let’s share your experience after using them. It will help understand other people more clearly and help them to find the best suitable solution for them.
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