Firestick by Amazon has been considered to be the top choice of media players when it comes to home entertainment. It is much loved for its tiny design, dedicated app store, and moderately priced nature. While Firestick has lots of video streaming apps, this section is all about Crackle. It is considered to be the best alternative to lots of heavily-priced apps. Also, Crackle stands top in the list of best alternatives of Terrarium TV and more other apps that were shut down. In addition to Firestick, Crackle is compatible with Android, iOS, Android TV, Android boxed, Nvidia Shield, Roku, Xbox, PS, and lots more.
What is Crackle?
Crackle is one of the most popularly known OTT streaming services. It is a multi-platform app with which users can stream movies, TV shows, and originals. Crackle brings premium TV shows and movies at zero cost. Users can stream its full library of on-demand content along with new and iconic hits. It is a subscription-free streaming app that shows fewer ads. Crackle has filter options and you can choose to stream anything between action, drama, thriller, fandom, etc.
Installation Guidelines of Crackle for Firestick
Crackle is one of the official apps for Firestick and is accessible from Amazon App Store. Here are the installation guidelines.
1. While on the home screen of your Firestick, select the Magnifier (search) icon.
- Otherwise, press the microphone button to voice search Crackle app.
2. Input the app name as Crackle using the screen keyboard. Choose the same on the suggestions that appear below.
3. When the search result appears, select the Crackle tile under the Apps & Games section.
4. Upon directing to the app information screen, click on Get or Download button.
5. Allow Firestick to complete the download and installation process of the Crackle app.
6. If you see the Open button in place of Download, then click on it to launch the app.
Try This Way!
If you find any difficulties and can’t install Crackle using the above method, then follow the guidelines given below.
Steps to Install Crackle for Firestick as a Kodi Addon
In this method, we will let you get Crackle as an addon to use it from the Kodi app on Firestick and other supported devices. Follow the steps given below.
Note: This section assumes that you have already installed the Kodi app on your Firestick. Even otherwise, you shall get it from the Amazon App Store.
1. Long press the Home key of Fire TV remote to select Apps.
2. Choose Manage Installed Applications to click on Kodi and select Launch Application.
3. When Kodi loads its home screen, navigate to click on the Add-ons option on the left pane.
4. Choose Package Installer icon available from the top-left corner.
5. Click on Install from repository option on the following screen.
6. Select Kodi Add-on Repository and then choose Video Add-ons option.
7. Furthermore, click on Crackle Kodi addon and click Install button to download it.
8. After the installation of the Crackle addon, get back to the home screen of Kodi to select Add-ons.
9. Navigate to find Crackle and click on it to launch it.
Why Use VPN on Firestick?
A VPN connection is mandatory while streaming content online. It will keep your privacy and security online safe from government, ISP, and more. With a VPN, you will not experience video buffering or loading issues. It will encrypt your internet connectivity and prevents ISP throttling. Aside, a VPN will let you access those location-specific contents without any limitations.
Guidelines to Use Crackle on Firestick
With the installation of the Crackle app on FireTV, you shall proceed with the steps to use it.
1. On your Firestick, press and hold the Home key on the remote to choose Apps.
2. Scroll down to select Crackle and press the Menu button.
3. Choose Move or Move to front option on the on-screen pop-up.
4. Once Crackle tile is moved to the top, click on it to launch it on Firestick.
5. Click on Log in Free button to enter the necessary details to sign in to your account.
- Upon selecting the Skip option, Crackle lets its users still stream contents without signing in.
With this, the home screen of Crackle will appear and you shall start streaming its contents.
Installing Crackle on Fire TV is that simple and easy. You can try either of the methods to get it on your device. If you have got any queries, you shall drop a comment below.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Crackle legal and safe?
Yes. Crackle is officially available and thus it is a legal and safe to use streaming app.
Can I sideload Crackle using Downloader or ES File Explorer?
Yes. It is possible to sideload Crackle with the help of Downloader or ES File Explorer apps.
Is there any hidden fee I should pay for Crackle?
No. Crackle is available for free and there is no hidden fee associated with it.