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How to Sideload Mozilla Firefox on Google TV



Firefox on Google TV

Firefox is a free and open-source web browser, that allows you to access information in form of text, audio, images, videos, and more. It provides you with a user-friendly interface and faster download speeds. Mozilla Firefox is available as a standalone browser for Android, iOS, and computers. What about Google TV? Is Firefox available for Chromecast with Google TV? The answer is no. Since Google TV is developed for streaming purposes, it doesn’t support for Firefox or any web browsers. However, you can sideload the Android version of Firefox to browse web pages on Google TV.

How to Install Mozilla Firefox on Google TV

To sideload the Android version of Firefox, you need to install the Downloader app. You can get this officially on the TV store.

{1} Click the Search menu on the top left corner of the home screen.

{2} Type and search for Downloader app on the search bar.

Install Downloader

{3} From the search list, select the Downloader app offered by AFTV news.

{4} Click on Install button to get downloader on Google TV.

Install Downloader to Install Firefox on Google TV

After installing the downloader app, you need to allow permission to install apps from third-party sources through Downloader.

{5} Get back to your home screen and click your profile icon on the top right corner. Choose the Settings option.

{6} Scroll down and click the Device Preferences option.

{7} On the next screen, click on the Security & Restrictions option.

{8} Click Unknown sources and then select Downloader.

Now, turn on the toggle located next to Downloader.

Allow Unknown Sources

{9} Return to the main screen and launch the Downloader app.

{10} Go through few on-screen prompts and click Allow.

{11} Enter Firefox apk URL in the URL section.

Enter Firefox URL

{12} Click on GO option to download Firefox apk file.

{13} After downloading the apk file, click the Install menu and wait for the app to install.

{14} Once completed, click Open menu to launch the app.

{15} Finally, the Firefox home page will appear on the TV screen.

Firefox on Google TV

Related Guide: How to Install Firefox on Amazon Firestick

By using this method, you can easily browse your favorite web page content on your Google TV. Since you sideloaded the mobile version, you may need to install Mouse toggle to navigate inside the Firefox app.

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