How To Install Google Play Services on FireStick [2020]

Amazon FireStick is an amazing device with a wide range of options but it can only do so much on its own to fulfill your entertainment needs and desires.

You can get your device to do so much more and expand its horizons and your own by installing Google Play Services on your FireStick.

This will help you make the most of this device and will give you access to many apps on Google Play Store that you can get to enhance your streaming experience.

Not only would it enable you to download more streaming apps through which you can watch different programs, it will also let you download a reliable VPN  that would in turn give you access to even those apps that may not be otherwise available in your region.t

It involves a few basic steps and you will be all set to enjoy much more than you ever did with your FireStick. So let’s get started.

How to Install Google Play Services on FireStick 

Installing Google Play Services requires installation of four different Google apps one after the other. To do that, you would have to perform a couple of steps over and over again until all of them are installed.

It’s important to install these apps in the order mentioned below.

  1. Go to the FireStick home screen.


  1. Click on the ‘Settings’ option in menu bar.
  2. Move right on the ‘Settings’ menu.


  1. Click on ‘Device’ or ‘My Fire TV’, depending on availability.
  2. Move down on the ‘Device’ menu.


  1. Select ‘Developer options’.
  2. Click on ‘Apps from Unknown Sources’

Note: Make sure that ‘ADB debugging’ is on as well. Turn it on if it’s not already.


  1. Click on the ‘Turn On’


  1. Now, go back to the home
  2. Click on the search icon.
  3. Type ‘Downloader’ in the search bar.


  1. Select ‘Downloader’ from the search results.


  1. Go to the‘Apps & Games’


  1. Click on the ‘Downloader’ tab.
  2. Click on the ‘Download’


  1. Download will start.


  1. Installation will start after download is complete.


  1. Click on ‘Open’ after installation completes.
  2. Downloader home page will open.


  1. Type in the following URL
  2. Click on ‘Go’.
  3. Click on the ‘Download’


  1. The file download will begin.


  1. Click on the‘Install’


  1. Installation will begin.
  2. Click on the‘Done’


  1. Google Account Manager is installed on your device.
  2. Go back to ‘Downloader’ home.
  3. Type in the following URL
  4. Click on ‘Go’.
  5. Click on the ‘Download’


  1. The file download will begin.
  2. Click on the ‘Next’


  1. Click on the‘Install’


  1. Installation will begin.
  2. Click on the ‘Done’


  1. Google Services Framework is now installed on your device.
  2. Go back to ‘Downloader’ home.
  3. Type in the following URL
  4. Click on ‘Go’.
  5. Scroll down.
  6. Click on the ‘Download’


  1. The file download will begin.
  2. Click on the ‘Next’


  1. Click on the ‘Install’
  2. Installation will begin.
  3. Click on the ‘Done’


  1. Google Play Servicesis now installed on your device.
  2. Go back to ‘Downloader’ home.
  3. Type in the following URL
  4. Click on ‘Go’.
  5. Click on the ‘Download’


  1. The file download will begin.
  2. Click on the ‘Next’


  1. Click on the ‘Install’
  2. Installation will begin.
  3. Click on the ‘Done’


  1. Google Play Store is now installed on your device.


How to Use Google Play Services on FireStick

How to Use Peacock TV app on FireStick

  1. Go to FireStick home screen.
  2. Move the cursor to ‘Your Apps & Channels’
  3. Scroll left on ‘Your Apps & Channels’ list.
  4. Click on ‘See All’.
  5. Move down to the end of the list.
  6. Place your cursor over ‘Google Play Store’ tab.


  1. Press the ‘Menu’ button on the FireStick remote.
  2. A menu will appear on the bottom right
  3. Click on ‘Move to front’ option OR
  4. Select ‘Move’ and drag the app to top of list.
  5. It will now appear on your home screen in ‘Your Apps & Channels’ list.
  6. Launchthe app.


Features of Google Play Services on FireStick

  • It is easy to set up on FireStick.
  • It is super easy and convenient to use.
  • It lets you download apps that are not available on Amazon Store but are available on Google Play Store.
  • It lets you download different streaming apps on your FireStick so you can access TV content or live TV from all over the world.
  • It lets you download and play games on your FireStick.


Alternatives of Google Play Services on FireStick

These are some third-party apps that can give you access to the same apps as Google Play Store.

  • Aptoide TV
  • F-Droid
  • Uptodown


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I download all apps on Google Play Store on my FireStick?

Yes, you can download any app as long they are available for your region. If you want to download an app that is geo-restricted for your respective region, you would need to use a Surfhark VPN .

Are all apps downloaded through Google Play Services compatible with FireStick?

No, some apps available on Google Play Store may not be compatible with your FireStick device. So make sure they will work on your device before installing them.


Google Play Store is the most popular app store for any android-based device and gives you access to a number of different kinds of entertainment apps.

This is why it is absolutely necessary to install Google Play Services apps on your FireStick so, you can increase your entertainment options. We hope this guide will help you achieve that.

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