How to Access Google Play Store on Fire TV Stick

In our comparison of Android TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick, we mentioned that one of the main features that distinguishes the two TV platforms is the Google Play Store. It hosts thousands of apps and has a much larger app library than Amazon’s Appstore. However, both platforms basically run Android and APKs are used to package and install apps. If so, there must be a way to access Google Play Store on Fire TV Stick. Well, we bring you a detailed guide on how to install Play Store on Fire TV Stick. So, without further ado, let’s move on to the steps.

Access Google Play Store on Fire TV Stick (2021)

Before we continue, let me clarify that you cannot install Google Play Store directly on Fire TV Stick. However, there is a way that allows you to access the apps directly from the Play Store library and install the app on your Fire TV without any hassle. we will use Aurora Store, an open source client for the Google Play Store and it is completely safe to use. This should not be confused with Play Store alternatives. After clearing that up, let’s move on to the steps now.

1. First of all, go ahead and download the latest APK From Aurora Store here. I recommend downloading the APK on your Android smartphone for easy sideloading.

2. Now, go through our guide on how to install APKs on Fire TV Stick and set up Aurora Store. This first method it would be the easiest, so just follow it. However, if that doesn’t work, go for other methods.

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3. Briefly describe the sideloading processYou’ll need to install Total Commander and the ‘Send Files to TV’ (SFTTV) app on your Fire TV Stick from Amazon’s Appstore. After that, install the SFTTV app on your Android smartphone. Next, transfer the Aurora Store APK to your Fire TV Stick.

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4. Now, open Total Commander on your Fire TV Stick and find the Aurora Store APK. It should be available in the ” section.download” file.

Access Google Play Store on Fire TV Stick (2021)

5. Click on the application to install it. On the next page, Total Commander’s “Install Unknown Apps“.

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9. Finally, “To organise” and Aurora Store, the client of the Play Store, will be installed on your Fire TV Stick.

Access Google Play Store on Fire TV Stick (2021)

10. Now open it. Click “Next” and grant storage permission. Finally, you will be asked to add your Google account. I strongly recommend To avoid entering your Google credentials as the app itself says, it violates Google’s Terms and Conditions. Because of this, your account may be disabled or blacklisted by Google. Instead, click on “Anonymous” and Aurora Store will take care of it.

Note: If you’re having login issues or apps won’t load, you can create a Google account that you can use and use it in the Aurora Store.

Access Google Play Store on Fire TV Stick (2021)

11. Finally, Aurora Store will be live on your Fire TV Stick. HE IS Very similar to Google Play Store. Having said that, keep in mind that the Fire TV remote doesn’t sit well with the Aurora Store. In some cases, you may need to use a mouse.

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12. For example, I installed it here Solid Explorer on my Fire TV Stick directly from the Play Store without any hitches.

Access Google Play Store on Fire TV Stick (2021)

13. Aurora Store’s “Install Unknown Apps“. This much.

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Install Thousands of Apps on Fire TV Stick from Google Play Store

So you can access Play Store’s library on Fire TV Stick and install endless Android TV apps and games. In my testing, the whole process was pretty smooth and I didn’t encounter any bugs. However, the Aurora Store’s app icon got corrupted due to a bug on the Fire TV Stick, so keep that in mind. Anyway, that’s it for us. If you want to learn how to add free live TV channels on Fire TV Stick, head over to our linked guide. And if you have any questions, let us know in the comment section below.

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