Google Chrome on Firestick: How to Download and Install [Updated 2023]
We all use web browsers to know more about what we love, learn something new, download what we want on our devices, and much more. Google Chrome is the web browser that may come to our mind when we think of web browsers. Plenty of features are available in the Chrome browser. This article is for the ones who are looking for the steps to install the Google Chrome browser on FireStick.
What is Google Chrome?
Google Chrome is a browser that’s built for people’s convenience to use. Chrome was introduced in the year of 2008. Chrome can be directly loaded on Android phones and tablets, iOS, Mac, Windows Desktop, Linux, Chromebook. The Chrome browser is available in 47 languages. The Chrome browser helps you to get what you want. You can toggle between multiple tabs, sign in to your email address and sync your searches from other devices, use incognito tabs for private browsing, and much more features in the Chrome browser.
Guide to Install Chrome on FireStick
There is no specific Chrome browser app available for FireStick. But you can sideload the Chrome browser on your FireStick. We have given the easiest procedures to install the Chrome browser on FireStick using the sideloading method.
- Install Chrome on FireStick via Downloader app
- Install Chrome on FireStick via Apps2Fire
These are the steps that must be followed on your FireStick before sideloading apps on FireStick.
Step1: Head into the Settings section on your FireStick.
Step2: Scroll to the right until you highlight the My Fire TV option and tap on it.
Step3: Then access Developer Options.
Step4: Then go for the ADB Debugging option and tap Turn on.
Step5: Now go for the Apps from Unknown Sources option and tap Turn on.
Steps to Install Chrome on FireStick Via Downloader App
Proceed with the mandatory steps on your FireStick and proceed with the following steps to install the Chrome browser on your FireStick via the Downloader app.
Step1: Tap on the Magnifying Glass icon on your FireStick and type in the term Downloader in the search bar.
Step2: Then perform a search and pick the Downloader app from the search results on your FireStick.
Step3: Now go for the Get option to install the Downloader app on your FireStick.
Step4: Then launch the Downloader app on your FireStick and allow the permissions that are asked in the Downloader app.
Step5: Append the Google Chrome URL in the respective bar in the Downloader app and tap Go
Step6: Let the apk file download on your FireStick. And after the download, tap Install on your FireStick.
Step7: This will install the Chrome browser on your FireStick. And sign in to your account in Chrome on your FireStick to sync your browsing history.
Steps to Install Chrome on FireStick Via Apps2Fire
Proceed with the mandatory steps on your FireStick. Then follow these steps to install the Chrome browser on your FireStick via the Apps2Fire app on your Android phone.
Step1: Switch on the same Wi-Fi network on your Android and FireStick.
Step2: Then install the Apps2Fire app on Android and set it up if prompted.
Step3: Now hover over to the Setup section and FireStick.
Step4: Type the IP Address of your FireStick in the respective field in Apps2Fire on your Android.
Step5: Then tap on the Save button in Apps2Fire.
Step6: Now hover over to the Local Apps section in Apps2Fire and pick Chrome from the list of available apps on your Android.
Step7: Then click on Install in Apps2Fire on your Android and the installation process will be started.
Step8: You may be prompted on Android that the app is installed on your FireStick. If prompted, tap Ok.
Step9: Then go to the Your Apps & Channels section on FireStick and access the Chrome browser. Then set it up.
How to use Google Chrome on Firestick using Mouse Toggle?
It may be tough to use the Chrome browser on your FireStick as the Chrome browser is built for touchscreen devices. If so, then use the Mouse Toggle app on your FireStick. Proceed with the mandatory steps on your FireStick and install the Downloader app on your FireStick.
Step1: Launch the Downloader app on your FireStick.
Step2: Type the respective URL in the respective field in the Downloader app to download the Mouse Toggle apk on your FireStick.
Step3: Tap Go and let the apk download on your FireStick.
Step4: After the completion of apk download, tap Install on your FireStick. Then the Mouse Toggle app will be installed on your FireStick.
Step5: Do set up the app.
Press twice the Play/Pause button on your FireStick remote to make the mouse pointer visible. Do this again to make the mouse pointer invisible. Use the directional buttons on your FireStick remote to highlight or browse through the page and tap the Ok button on your FireStick remote to select what you want.
Chrome is a web browser that’s made for people’s convenience to get what they want in a faster and secure manner. Install the Chrome browser on your FireStick with our above-given procedures. We hope that our article is useful to you.