Freeview is one of the fewest streaming apps that is available for free. In the app, you will find all the popular video titles from BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, My5, and UKTV Play. With the Freeview app on Firestick, you can get to watch more than 70 live TV channels, 20,000 on-demand content, and radio stations. You can install and use the app for free without any subscription.

Freeview was launched on 30th October 2002. After 18 years, on 12th October 2020, the app is released in the Amazon App Store for Fire TV devices. Later this year, the Freeview app will be pre-installed on new Fire TV models. But, there is a catch to it. The Freeview app is available only for the selected Fire TV editions. If the app is not available, you have to sideload the app.

Procedure to Install Freeview on Firestick

(1) Turn on your Fire TV and go to the Search icon on the top left corner.

Freeview on Firestick

(2) Type Freeview on the on-screen keyboard and search.

Freeview on Firestick

(3) Select the Freeview app from the Apps & Games list.

(4) On the next screen, select the Install button.

(5) Then, tap the Open button to launch the Freeview app.

Procedure to Sideload Freeview on Firestick

If the Freeview app is not available on the Amazon App Store, you have to sideload the app. For that, you need to turn on the Apps from Unknown Sources features. Go to Settings –> My Fire TV –> Developer Options –> Apps from Unknown Sources –> Turn On.

Apps from Unknown Sources

(1) Select the Search bar and search for the app, Downloader.

Freeview on Firestick

(2) Select the Downloader app on the list of apps displayed.

Downloader app

(3) Tap the Get button and Open button like the previous method.

Freeview on Firestick

(4) On the Downloader app, go to the Search bar, and type the Freeview app’s download link.

Freeview on Firestick

(5) The apk file will be downloaded. Then, select the Install button to install the apk file.

(6) Then, tap the Open button and watch your favorite videos on the Freeview app.

Install the Freeview app on your Firestick and watch all the 20,000 on-demand video titles on your home. If you can’t find the app on the Amazon App Store, sideload the app with the Downloader app. Follow our space to learn more interesting things about Firestick and other streaming devices.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you get Freeview on Amazon Fire Stick?

Yes, you can. But the app is available only on selected Fire TV editions.

2. How do I watch Freeview on my Fire TV Stick?

You can download the app from the Amazon App Store, or you can sideload the app with any third-party installers.

3. Is Freeview free?

Yes, Freeview is completely free, and you don’t have to pay any subscription.