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This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to install Downloader on Android TV Box, phone or tablet.
This tutorial will show you how to install it on stock Android devices where it isn’t available in Google Play Store.
The Downloader app is available within the Google Play App Store on devices running the true Android TV Operating System such as the NVIDIA SHIELD.
If you’re using a Fire TV Stick, Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, NVIDIA SHIELD, or any device running Android TV, you can install this directly through your respective app store. This tutorial is meant for those of you with Android TV Boxes, phones, and tablets running stock Android where Downloader isn’t available in your app store.
Important: Most of you are NOT running the Android TV operating system. Most Android TV Boxes are running stock Android and not Android TV, there is a big difference.
The browser feature does not currently work very well on Android TV Boxes running the stock Android OS. I will show you how to complete the same task through Chrome browser in the video below.
As of this article, Downloader already has over 7 million users and is one of the most popular applications within the Amazon App store.
How To Install Downloader On Android TV Box Tutorial
TROYPOINT Tip: Click pause button on video player between each step so you can keep up.
If you currently have Downloader installed and it isn’t working properly, uninstall and reinstall with the following video.
The following are general steps to complete this process.
You should watch the video above for important details.
- Go into Settings and turn on Unknown Sources for Chrome Browser or any browser that you are using to download with.
- Open Chrome Browser and type the following URL into the address bar troypoint.com/dl
- You will notice that the APK install file will download to your device.
- Open the File Explorer on your system, go to Download folder, and click the Downloader APK file to install it.
- You may be prompted to allow Unknown Sources for each app that can install and you should do this for each one.
Warning! Protect Yourself With A VPN
Most cord-cutters use a VPN and rightfully so.
The free streaming applications, addons, and paid IPTV services that you use are usually hosted on insecure servers.
Without a VPN, your IP Address is being logged.
Your IP Address points back to your location and identity which compromises both your privacy and security.
Your current identifying IP Address is 2001:1970:4ce3:7500:a0f6:aa01:d8cf:6573 – When you use a VPN, your real IP address will be converted into an anonymous new one.
A VPN will provide you with an anonymous connection to the Internet.
This will prevent your Internet Service Provider, app/addon developers, government agencies, and any 3rd party from logging what you’re accessing online.
The most popular VPN among cord-cutters is IPVanish due to their blazing fast speeds and zero log policy.
Its important to use a VPN that is fast since we are streaming large HD files. Its also crucial to find one that keeps no logs of what their subscribers access while online.
Setting up IPVanish VPN on your streaming device is simple!
Step 1 Register for an IPVanish VPN account by clicking the link below.
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Step 2 – Hover over the search icon on your Firestick, Fire TV, or Fire TV Cube and type in “Ipvanish”
You may also find the IPVanish App in the Google Play Store for those of you who are using Android TV Boxes, phones, and tablets.
Step 3 – Click the IPVanish VPN option that appears.
Step 4 – Click the IPVanish icon under Apps & Games.
Step 5 – Click Download.
Step 6 – Click Open.
Step 7 – Enter your username and password to login. Your username is the email that you used to register for IPVanish service with and your password is automatically generated and emailed to you.
Step 8 – Click Connect button.
Step 9 – Click OK for Connection request if it appears.
Step 10 – You will notice that your IP Address changes along with location of connection. You are now operating anonymously through your device.
Click the Home Button on your remote and the VPN will remain running in the background.
Congratulations! You are now protected by a VPN which means everything that you stream or access through your Firestick or Android TV Box is hidden from the rest of the world.
If you ever need to stop the VPN service, simply re-launch the application and click the DISCONNECT button.