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How to Update Peacock TV on Amazon Firestick

Simple guide to update Peacock TV on Firestick in-order to get the latest media content.

Peacock TV is an American over-the-top streaming service that allows you to stream a lot of on-demand movies, shows, and live TV. At first, the Peacock TV was not launched for Firestick devices. Later on. the support has been added to install Peacock TV directly from the Amazon App Store instead of sideloading it. The app now supports different Fire TV products like Fire TV Stick Lite, Fire TV Stick 4K, and Fire TV enabled Smart TVs. After installing the app, you need to update it regularly to get the latest updates, new features, media content, and more. If you’re not aware of how to update Peacock TV on Firestick, here we will show you the procedure to update it.

How to Update Peacock on Firestick

You can update your Peacock TV app on Firestick either manually or by turning on the automatic updates.

Update Peacock TV on Firestick Manually

[1] Navigate to the Apps icon on the home screen.

[2] Scroll down and search for the Peacock TV app to check for an update. Or you can search apps on Recently used Apps under Home.

[3] Select the Peacock app and click the three horizontal lines Menu button on your Firestick remote.

[4] Select More Info and check whether there is an update is available.

  • If an update is available, select the Update to install the latest version of the Peacock TV app.
  • If the app is up-to-date, a Play icon will appear.
Update Peacock TV on Firestick Manually

Update Peacock App By Enabling Automatic Updates

Enabling automatic updates will update all the installed apps automatically whenever your Firestick is connected to WiFi.

[1] Open the Settings option.

[2] Navigate to the Applications menu and select it.

Enable Automatic Updates on Firestick

[3] Under the Applications menu, select Appstore.

Enable Automatic Updates on Firestick

[4] Turn on the Automatic Updates feature.

How to Update Peacock on Firestick

Note: When you enable Automatic updates, it will apply to all other apps on your Fire TV.

That’s it, your Peacock app will be automatically updated whenever your device is powered on and connected to the internet. Those who had sideloaded the Android version of Peacock TV can get the latest version by

  • Uninstall the existing version of the Peacock TV app
  • Open the Downloader app and enter the current version URL of Peacock TV
  • Install it and you will get the latest version

How to Use Peacock TV on Firestick

[1] After updating the app, open the Peacock TV app on your Fire TV Stick.

[2] If you want, you can move the Peacock TV app to the top to access it easily.

[3] Click the Sign In button.

[4] Enter your Peacock TV credentials.

[5] If the on-screen keyboard is too hard, you can use your smartphone to sign in. Click the Activate on Your Phone button.

[6] You will get the activation code, QR code, and activation link.

[7] Go to the activation link (https://www.peacocktv.com/tv) on your smartphone or scan the QR code.

[8] The Peacock TV activation page will appear. Enter the activation code and click the Continue button.

[9] Now, sign in with your Peacock TV account. After a few seconds, the Peacock TV will be activated on your Fire TV Stick.

[10] Then, stream all the Peacock TV shows on your Fire TV.

As Peacock TV was officially launched for Firestick, there is no need for sideloading process. At the same time, the sideload version will display the UI developed for other devices and you may experience a few navigation issues with the Firestick remote. So it is advisable to use the official version of Peacock TV.

FAQs

1. How do I update my Peacock on my Firestick?

There are a few different ways to update the Peacock TV app. Pick a method that suits you.

2. Why is Peacock not working on my Firestick?

The older version of Peacock TV is having some issues on Fire TV Stick. Update the Peacock TV to fix the issue.

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