Peacock TV, the newly launched streaming service is available on various streaming devices except for Amazon Firestick. Due to certain issues between NBCUniversal and Amazon, the app is not yet released for Firestick. But, you can install Peacock TV on Firestick by using the downloader app.
Launched on July 15, 2020, Peacock TV is a reliable streaming service to watch tons of media content on your home. The media library is full of classic universal movies and live sporting events like Premier League, 2021 Olympics. You can also original series, news updates, TV shows, and movies. There are three different subscription plans available in Peacock TV:
- Free – Limited contents with ads
- Premium ($4.99/month) – Premium contents with ads
- Premium Plus ($9.99/month) – All contents without any ads
How to Install Peacock TV on Firestick
As said earlier, you can’t download Peacock TV on Firestick directly. You need to install the Downloader app to sideload apps from third-party sources.
Step 1 – Navigate to the search menu on the home screen.
Step 2 – Type Downloader and select the app from the search results.
Step 3 – Click the Download/Get icon to install the Downloader app on Firestick.
Now, you need to enable apps from unknown sources on your Firestick to sideload apps from third-party sources.
Step 4 – Get back to the home screen and tap on the Settings icon.
Step 5 – Now, click My Fire TV.
Step 6 – Click the Developer options.
Step 7 – Click Install Unknown Apps.
If you had Fire TV Stick 2nd gen & later, click Apps from Unknown Sources and then turn it on.
Step 8 – Click Downloader and then enable it.
Step 9 – Get back to the home screen and then launch the Downloader app from the Apps section.
Step 10 – Navigate to the URL field and enter the Peacock TV URL: https://bit.ly/3bhzZa7.
Step 11 – Now, simply wait for the Peacock TV apk to download on your FireStick. It may take a few minutes to complete.
Step 12 – Next, click INSTALL on the bottom right corner.
Step 13 – Wait for the Peacock TV to install on your FireStick.
Step 14 – Click DONE and then delete the Peacock TV apk file to clear up some space.
Step 15 – Launch the Peacock TV app from the Apps section.
Step 16 – Scroll down to select the Peacock TV icon at the bottom. Click the icon to open the app.
Step 17 – Wait for the Peacock TV app to open.
Step 18 – Click the Sign In option in the top-right corner.
Step 19 – By using your on-screen keyboard, enter your account Peacock TV login credentials (email address and password).
Step 20 – After signing in, start streaming your favorite content on the TV screen.
Peacock TV is available only for the users residing in the US. Those who residing outside the US can access it by using an VPN service. Here are some of the VPNs that you can try on Firestick:
With Peacock TV not available on Amazon App Store, above-mentioned guide is the only way to access on Firestick. Since you’re sideloading the android version, you may face navigation problems with the Firestick remote. In that case, download and use Mouse toggle on Firestick.