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How to Install and Activate Facebook on Amazon Firestick/Fire TV

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Facebook is a popular social media platform owned by Meta Inc. This application allows you to connect and chat with people from all over the world. You can upload and download videos on Facebook. Apart from this, you can like, comment, and share the pictures posted by your friends. Like Instagram, You can also tag people on Facebook. Facebook is free to download, and it is available for different devices, including Firestick. You can easily download the Facebook Watch app on Firestick from the Amazon app store. Install the Facebook app on Firestick and chat with your friends on a big screen.

How to Install Facebook on Firestick

#1. Connect and set up the Amazon Firestick device with your TV and turn it ON.

#2. Connect the Firestick to a strong Wi-Fi connection.

#3. On the home screen, click the Find tab.

#4. Select the first tile, Search.

Click Search on Firestick

#5. Use the virtual keyboard to type Facebook Watch on the search bar.

Type Facebook

#6. Select the app from the search suggestions.

#7. Tap the Get button or Download icon to install the app on Firestick.

Install Facebook on Firestick

#8. Once installed, open the app and follow the on-screen prompts to activate the app.

Note: You can also access the Facebook website using the Silk browser on Firestick.

How to Activate Facebook on Amazon Firestick

#1. Launch the Facebook app on your Firestick.

#2. Tap the Log In button at the left pane.

#3. You can see an activation code on the screen. Note down the code.

Note down the code

#4. Open a browser on any device and visit the Facebook activation website (facebook.com/device).

#5. If prompted, sign in to your account. Then, type the activation code you have noted before.

#6. Tap Continue to activate Facebook on Firestick.

Enter the code

After activating Facebook, you can use the app on Firestick without any issues. To navigate on Facebook, you need to connect an external mouse to your Firestick-connected TV or Fire TV.

If you don’t have one, you can install the Mouse toggle app on Firestick to navigate and select things on Facebook.

How to Use Facebook Watch on Firestick

#1. Launch the Facebook Watch app from the Apps section on Firestick.

#2. On the app home screen, you will find the trending videos on Facebook.

Tap Home on Facebook

#3. To stream the live Facebook videos, hit the option Live on the side menu.

#4. Similarly, you can stream gaming videos under the Gaming section.

Gaming Videos on Facebook

#5. Navigate to the Your videos section to watch all the Facebook videos you have saved or shared.

Select Your Videos

#6. You can also search for a specific channel or profile by clicking the option Search.

Tap Search

How to Sideload Facebook on Firestick using Downloader

You can also sideload the Facebook app on your Fire TV. To do it, refer to the steps below.

#1. First, you need to install the Downloader app on your Firestick.

#2. After installing the Downloader, you need to enable the option Install unknown apps. Enabling this option allows you to sideload apps on Firestick.

#3. Hit the Settings icon on the home screen.

#4. Scroll down and click the option My Fire TV.

Click My Fire TV on Firestick

#5. Select Developer Options and click the option Install unknown apps.

Tap Developer Options

#6. Navigate to the option Downloader and tap the toggle switch placed near it.

Enable downloader to install Facebook on Firestick

#7. After enabling it, launch the downloader app on Firestick and give access to the required permissions.

#8. Tap the URL box and fill in the Facebook Watch APK link. Then, tap Go.

Enter Facebook apk link

#9. Once the apk file is downloaded, click the Install button on the installation screen.

#10. Launch the Facebook app after installation and follow the above steps to activate it.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is the Facebook app available in the Amazon app store?

Yes. Facebook app is available in the Amazon app store.

2. How to get Facebook on Fire TV Stick 4K?

You can install the Facebook app from the Amazon app store on the Fire TV Stick 4K. In addition, you can also sideload the Facebook app using Downloader or ES File Explorer.

3. How to fix Facebook Watch not working on Firestick?

Follow the steps given below to troubleshoot the not working issue.
1. Update the Facebook app.
2. Restart Firestick.
3. Update Firestick to the latest version and try accessing the app.

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