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How to Install and Stream FilmPlus on Firestick



FilmPlus on Firestick

FilmPlus is one of the streaming platforms that lets you stream movies, documentaries, TV shows and more for free. As there are only a limited number of streaming apps to watch free content on Firestick, every user wants the FilmPlus app. But the FilmPlus app is unavailable on the Amazon App Store. However, you can use the sideloading method to install the FilmPlus app on your Firestick. The only drawback of the FilmPlus app is that it contains a lot of ads. Other than that, FilmPlus is a great streaming app for your Fire TV Stick.

Disclaimer: You need to note that the movies and TV shows available on the FilmPlus app are without any proper copyright license. So, streaming the content available on the FilmPlus app will cause you legal issues.

How to Get FilmPlus on Firestick using Downloader

Initially, go to the Amazon App Store and install the Downloader app on Firestick. Then, refer to the steps below to sideload the FilmPlus app using the Downloader app.

If it’s the first time you have installed Downloader, below are the steps you need to refer to get into the sideloading process.

1. Turn On your Firestick and go to the home screen.

2. From the home screen, select the Settings icon.

Select Settings

3. On the next screen, select the My Fire TV tile.

Select My Fire TV

4. Navigate to the Developer options and select it.

5. Move to the Install Unknown Apps option and select it.

Install Unknown Apps

6. Choose the Downloader app and turn it On.

Note: In some Firestick OS versions, instead of the Install Unknown Apps option, you can only see the Apps from Unknown Sources option.

Once you enable access to the Downloader app to install apps on your Firestick from third-party sources, refer to the steps below to sideload the FilmPlus app.

1. Launch the Downloader app and select the Allow button.

2. From the pop-up window, select the OK button.

3. Next, go to Settings and enable JavaScript.

4. Go to the home screen on Downloader and hit the URL Box.

5. Input the URL of the FilmPlus APK ( in the URL Box and hit the Go button.

Enter FilmPlus APK link

6. Once the FilmPlus APK gets downloaded, hit the Install button.

Install FilmPlus on Firestick

7. When the FilmPlus app gets installed, click on the Done button. Then, hit the Open button to launch FilmPlus.

How to Sideload FilmPlus on Firestick using ES File Explorer

Some users have reported difficulties while accessing the Downloader app to sideload apps on Firestick. If it’s the case for you, alternatively, you can install the ES File Explorer app on Firestick to sideload apps.

But the problem with the ES File Explorer is that the sideloading feature is only available with its premium version. But we guarantee that it’s definitely worth getting a subscription from ES File Explorer as it offers a variety of features.

If it’s the first time you are to sideload apps on Firestick using ES File Explorer, you need to navigate to Fire TV Stick Settings > My Fire TV > Developer options > Install Unknown Apps > Turn On the ES File Explorer.

After you are done with the pre-requisite, below are the steps you must follow to sideload the FilmPlus app to Firestick using ES File Explorer:

1. Launch the ES File Explorer app and follow the on-screen prompts to get the premium version.

2. From the home screen, hit the Downloader icon.

Select Downloader

3. Hit the +New tab from the bottom left corner of the interface.

Select +New

4. In the Path field, input the URL of the APK File of FilmPlus (

5. On the Name field, enter the name of the file you are to download.

6. Finally, hit the Download Now button to download the APK File of the FilmPlus app.

Download FilmPlus on Firestick

7. Once you download the APK File, hit the Open File button.

8. After that, tap the Install button.

9. Then, follow the on-screen prompts to install the FilmPlus app on your Firestick using the ES File Explorer app.

How to Use FilmPlus on Firestick

1. Navigate to the Fire TV home screen and hit the Apps or Applications tab.

2. From the list of apps installed on your Firestick, select and launch the FilmPlus app.

3. Accept the permissions required on your Firestick.

4. Then, you can select and stream your favourite FilmPlus movies or TV shows on your Firestick-connected TV or Fire TV.

Stream FilmPlus on Firestick

Can I Integrate My Real Debrid and Trakt Account with FilmPlus on Firestick

Yes, you can integrate your Real Debrid and Trakt accounts into the FilmPlus app. With this, you will get access to some premium movies and TV shows for free. Below are the steps you need to follow to get your Real Debrid and Trakt account linked with the FilmPlus app.

Launch the FilmPlus app > Hamburger > Settings > Login to Real-Debrid > Note the activation code > Visit Activation website > Sign in > Link Real-Debrid Account on FilmPlus.

Link Real Debrid Account

How to Fix FilmPlus App Not Working on Firestick

Some of the troubleshooting methods you can follow to troubleshoot the FilmPlus app not working issue on Firestick.

  • If you have not enabled the Install unknown apps for Downloader or ES File Explorer to sideload the FilmPlus app, make sure to do the same from the Developer options on your Fire TV Settings.
  • The cache stored on your Firestick can be a reason why the FilmPlus app is not working. In this scenario, you need to clear the cache on Firestick. Then, try to access the FilmPlus app.
  • There may be a bug on your Firestick, and that’s why the FilmPlus app is not working. You need to restart your Firestick to fix the issue with the FilmPlus app.
  • You may be using the outdated Fire TV OS, and that’s why you can’t open the FilmPlus app. To fix the issue, update your Firestick to the latest version.

Why is VPN Necessary for Streaming FilmPlus on Firestick

Most of the movies and TV shows available on the FilmPlus app are copyrighted. While streaming those movies and TV shows on your Firestick, there is a high possibility of getting into legal trouble. However, there is a trick available you can use to stream movies and TV shows available on FilmPlus safely and securely. For that, we recommend you install ExpressVPN on your Firestick. With this, hide your online identity and stream your favourites with highly secure encryption technology.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I install FilmPlus on Firestick?

Yes, you can install the FilmPlus app on Firestick.

2. Is the FilmPlus app free to access on Firestick?

Yes, you can access the FilmPlus app to watch free movies and TV shows on Firestick.

3. Is the FilmPlus app safe?

FilmPlus can be considered safe as it is used by millions of users worldwide. But it would be quite better if you could connect your Firestick to a VPN.

4. What is the best alternative to Firestick?

MovieBox Pro is the best alternative to Firestick. You can sideload the app using Downloader.

5. How to update the FilmPlus app on Firestick?

While the latest update is found for the FilmPlus app, you will receive a prompt to update it. From the prompt, hit the Update button and update the FilmPlus app to the latest version. You can also update the app by uninstalling and reinstalling the latest version.

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