This is a step-by-step guide on how to install Redbox TV on FireStick, Fire TV, and Fire TV Cube.
If you’re someone who loves to binge-watch TV shows and movies on FireStick, you will probably want to get your hands on the Redbox TV app!
Redbox TV is a live TV app that brings you the perfect package for unlimited online streaming and over 100s of Live TV channels (Countries such as the UK, Canada, US, India, etc).
If you try to access Live TV channels that are outside your country region, then you will need to connect to that particular country server using Surfshark VPN.
We recommend using Surfshark because it keeps your online identity protected at all times and also avoids geo-restrictions.
What is Redbox TV?
Redbox TV is an online live streaming app that offers high-quality viewership. The app is relatively cheaper than other apps offering the same live TV feature.
As the saying goes “All big things come in small packages”, the Redbox TV app justifies it. It takes up very little storage space on your device as it is super light weighted, letting more apps fit on the FireStick device.
But that does not mean that a compromise has to be made on the library of content. In fact, it has gradually become one of the favorite apps in the entertainment category.
It brings you a large collection of channels from all over the world including the UK, USA, Canada, India, etc. for you to enjoy anywhere, even on your mobile phones.
Redbox TV is not available on the Amazon App Store, it is however compatible with the FireStick and its other variants. It can be download from an external source i.e. a third-party app.
How to Install Redbox TV on Firestick
Before diving into the process make sure that you install a good VPN on FireStick such as Surfshark to protect from spying malware and tracking your IP address by the Government.
It hides your IP address and lets you connect to another country’s server (e.g. US). This allows you to stream any content from any part of the world.
Step 1: Open FireStick and go to Settings on the Home screen
Step 2: Click on My Fire TV/Device
Step 3: Select Developer Options
Step 4: Click on Apps from Unknown Sources
Step 5: Click on Turn On and you might want to check if ADB debugging is on as well
You have successfully turned on the option of downloading apps from third-party apps on your Firestick device and now it is time to take the next big step and install Downloader, follow my lead.
Step 6: Navigate back to the home page and click on Search (the magnifying glass icon)
Step 7: Type “Downloader”
Step 8: Click on the Downloader app icon
Step 9: Click on “Get/Download” and wait for the app to install
Still with me so far? Now, let’s move on to our next major step that is installing the Redbox TV APK file.
Step 10: Select Open to run the Downloader app
Step 11: Click on Allow
Step 12: Click “OK”
Step 13: Now type in the following URL- http://bit.ly/redbox-firestick and click GO
Step 14: Select the Download for Android option and then wait a few minutes for the Redbox TV APK file to be downloaded
Step 15: As soon as the file downloads, click on Install
Step 16: A notification will show that the Redbox TV app has been installed, click “Done”
Step 17: You will be navigated back to the Downloader app, where a prompt will be up. Click on “Delete”
Step 18: Click Delete again to delete the Redbox APK file
Congratulations! Redbox TV app is installed and ready to run on your Firestick!
How to Access Redbox TV on Firestick
Let me just add a bonus and fill you in on how to access the Redbox TV on Firestick, since it is not going to be visible on the Firestick Home screen.
Disclaimer: Do not forget to run your VPN such as Surfshark to have a safe experience.
Step 1: Hold on to the Home button on your Firestick Bluetooth remote to be navigated on this screen, and select the Apps option
Step 2: Go over to the Redbox TV icon and press the Options button on your remote and click on “Move”
Step 3: Drag the Redbox TV icon wherever you want and release it by pressing the center of the Navigator button. If you want it to be on your Home screen then drag and release in the first two rows
Step 4: Launch the Redbox TV app and choose any category you like to start
Step 5: Enjoy and explore the depths of Redbox TV to experience full entertainment, with one option having multiple streaming links for you to pick from.
How to Add or Remove Favorite Channels on Redbox TV
Another one of its cool features is that you do not need to go around searching for your favorite channel every time. It lets you add your favorite channel to be accessed easily, and remove it whenever you like.
Follow these steps to avail of this user-friendly feature.
Step 1: Navigate to the Redbox TV home screen and select a channel to be added to your “Favorites”
Step 2: On your remote, hold down the “OK” button and then select “Yes”
Step 3: Notice a Heart icon on your selected channel and notice a message stating “Channel added successfully to favorites”
Step 4: Click on the three horizontal lines (Menu) in the upper left
Step 5: Scroll down and click on Favorites
Step 6: You can see the channel you added in the Favorites
Step 7: If you wish to remove a channel from the Favorites, simply hover over it, hold down the OK button on the remote, and click yes
Hurrah! You have now mastered the steps on how to add/remove any channel from the Favorites on Redbox TV.
Redbox TV Alternatives
If the Redbox TV app stops working or shuts down for whatever reason, you may look in to installing following apps that are similar to Redbox TV:
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I install a TV Player on Amazon Firestick?
Navigate to Search, type in TV player, and select it. Click on Download/Get, wait for it to install, click on open, and now you can watch live TV on a TV player.
How do I install XYZ Player on Firestick?
Navigate to Search, type in XYZ player, and select it. Click on Download/Get, wait for it to install, click on open, and now you can watch live TV on XYZ player.
What are the best live TV apps for FireStick?
Some of the best live TV apps on Firestick include Redbox TV, LiveNet TV, FreeFlix TV, Mr. ZIP TV, and many more.
Wrap the Box up!
The Redbox TV app is a great option for those who love to consume live entertainment on TV. It gives you access to a large number of channels from different regions which is what makes it unique and distinctive from others.
Hopefully, this guide on installing and accessing Redbox TV on Firestick showed you a clear path on how to install it via a third-party app, just remember to turn on your VPN.