How to Install Strix on Firestick / Fire TV

Strix is an app that is solely targeting cinephiles and avid TV show enthusiasts. It gives users an impeccable array of movies, TV shows, and live TV channels from around the world for free. Strix comes pre-categorized for various kinds of content like kids, sports, and religion in the live TV section. TV shows and movies have areas of their own. In addition, it also offers parental control features to protect your kids from harmful content. Strix is available on Amazon App Store for users to download on Firestick.

Highlights of Strix

  • 360p 720p and 1080p resolution streaming capabilities.
  • Simple and easy-to-use interface.
  • Movies featured by genre for easy selection.
  • Live TV section with channels from all around the world.
  • Dedicated sports section for sports lovers.
  • Option of Real-Debrid to get high-quality links.
  • Option to choose default media player.

How to Install Strix on Firestick from App Store

One-Step Guide: Open Firestick Home >> Select Find and tap on Search >> Type Strix >> Click on Get >> Hit Open to launch the app.

1. From the Firestick Home screen, select Find.

Home page of Firestick.

2. Tap on the Search tile.

Select the search time. Strix Firestick

3. Type Strix on the virtual keyboard and select Strix App from the suggestion.

On the virtual-keyboard type Strix.

4. Select the Strix app.

Select the Strix app. Strix Firestick

5. Click on the Get button ( some users might have Download instead of Get).

Download the Strix app.

6. After completing the installation, launch the app.

Open the Strix app. Strix Firestick.

This is how you install Strix on Firestick from App Store.

Alternate Method to Install Strix on Firestick

In case you are unable to find Strix on Amazon App Store.

Users will have to,

  1. Install Downloader on your Firestick,
  2. Prepare your Firestick to sideload Strix
  3. Installing Strix through Downloader on Firestick.

It might look like a tedious process to do, but it is a very simple process. Here is a step-by-step guide to the entire process.

1. Installing Downloader on Firestick

Downloader is an app that lets us download apps that are not available on the App Store. Downloader is available on Amazon App Store. It is completely free to use and does not display any ads. Here is how you install Downloader on your Firestick.

1. Open Firestick Home and tap Find.

2. Select the Search tile.

3. Enter Downloader from the suggestion below and select Downloader.

Select Downloader from the suggestions.

4. Select the app and click on Get (or Download).

Download the Downloader

5. Wait for the installation to complete.

2. Preparing Firestick to Sideload Strix

Your Firestick needs some tweak in settings to allow Downloader to sideload Strix or any other app. This is required because your Firestick will not allow any third-party app like Downloader to install apps on the system without changing these settings. Here is how you enable settings that allow sideloading of third-party apps.

1. From the home page of the Firestick, head to Settings.

Select settings from Home page.

2. Select My Fire TV.

Select My Fire TV.

3. Navigate to Developer options.

Select Developer Options.

4. Select ADB debugging and turn it ON.

Turn on ADB debugging.

5. Select Install unknown apps.

Select Install unknown apps.

6. Switch ON the Downloader app.

Turn On for Downloader.

Now your Firestick is ready to sideload Strix.

3. Installing Strix through Downloader on Firestick

After finishing both the above-mentioned process, the process of sideloading and installing Strix becomes very simple.

1. Just open the Downloader app

2. Click Allow in the prompt.

Click Allow.

3. Select OK in the following Quick Start Guide prompt.

Click Ok.

4. Now, you will see a search bar under Enter a URL or Search Term.

Select the search bar to type the URL. Strix Firestick

5. Select the search bar, enter and click Go.

Type the URL and select Go.

6. After downloading, click INSTALL.

Press Install to start the installation.

7. Wait for the installation to complete.

8. Once the installation is completed, you get to choose between launching the app immediately by clicking OPEN or open later by clicking DONE.

Strix is installed. Strix Firestick

9. Since Strix is installed, Downloader will pop up a prompt asking to delete the Strix APK file. Select Delete.

Delete the APK file of Strix.

10. To confirm the deletion, select Delete again.

Confirm Delete. Strix Firestick

Strix has been successfully installed in your Firestick.

Should you use a VPN?

It is always recommended to use VPN while streaming content in third-party apps. It is hard to find the difference between online legal and illegal content sources. While streaming with a VPN, you can hide your online activity. It will mask your IP Address, help you bypass restrictions to stream geo-restricted content, and reduce ISP throttling. VPN not only protects your privacy but also enhances your streaming by eliminating buffers and lags.

How to Use Strix on Firestick

1. Long-press the Home button on your Firestick remote.

2. Select Apps and open Strix.

3. You will get a prompt to access your Firestick. Click Allow.

4. Strix will ask you to input a random 6-digit number. Enter 6 digit number and click Submit.

5. Now set a Parental PIN to lock the adult content section in the Strix and click OK.

6. The home screen of Strix will appear with five tabs at the bottom. You can select any tab and start streaming its content.

How to Integrate Real Debrid with Strix

Real Debrid is a subscription service that provides user access to premium links. It helps you download premium content files from different sources that usually require payment. Real Debrid can be integrated with Strix. Just sign up for a Real Debrid account and follow the steps given below.

1. Open Strix, and in the top-left corner, select Settings.

Select Setting in the top-left corner.

2. Select Real Debrid-Login.

Select Real Debrid-Login. Strix Firestick

3. Note down the code that appears on your screen.

Note down the code on the screen. Strix Firestick

4. On any other device, open the web browser and visit the Real Debrid link to verify the code.

5. Enter the code and click CONTINUE.

6. When the application gets allowed. You should set a name to your device.

Give a name to your device.

7. After giving a name and you will get logged in.

Real Debrid is now integrated. Strix Firestick

Real-Debrid integration is complete.

How to Set MX Player as Default Player for Strix

Strix allows users to set the default media player to play its content. Users can download any media player from the App Store to use it as the default media player of Strix. In this case, we will set MX Player as a default media player.

1. Open Firestick App Store and download MX Player on your Firestick.

2. Launch the Strix app and open Settings from the top-left corner of the screen.

3. Click on Choose Preferred Player.

Select Choose Preferred Player.

4. Choose MX Player.

Select MX player from the list. Strix Firestick

MX Player is the Default Player for Strix.

Best Alternatives for Strix

Crackle – Crackle is the best alternative for Strix, which offers movies, TV shows, etc. You can stream your favorite premium TV shoes with Crackle without any subscription needed.


Tubi TV – With Tubi TV, you can access a dedicated library of movies, TV shows, etc. Moreover, you can access it from the Amazon App Store, which is completely free to use.

Tubi TV

Popcornflix – It is yet another popular streaming app available for Firestick. It stands as the best Strix alternative with a huge range of content. In addition, it requires no registration or subscription.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is Strix legal?

Strix is legal. However, some content on Strix might be illegal. Stream contents only in the Public Domain.

What to do if Strix is not visible after installing on Firestrix?

In your Firestick, go to Settings > Applications > Manage Installed > Applications > Strix > Launch application.

How to add Strix to Firestick main bar?

Just select the Strix app and press the Menu button on the remote, and select Move. Use the directional key, move it to the apps’ top row, and press the Select button.

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