NewPipe on Firestick/Android for Ad-Free YouTube Streaming


This instructional guide will show you How to Install NewPipe on Firestick/Android for an Ad-Free YouTube experience.

NewPipe is an easy-to-use Ad-Free YouTube application that works on nearly any streaming device.

This includes the Amazon Firestick which is the most popular media device available today.

This is likely due to its “jailbreaking” abilities that allow you to install thousands of applications not available in the Amazon App Store.

How to Jailbreak a Firestick

NewPipe is one of several YouTube alternatives that work to provide videos for streaming without ad interruptions.

Using this clone is one of the solutions mentioned in our guide on YouTube Videos Not Playing.

We also suggest the popular SmartTubeNext Application.

In the guide below, we are installing NewPipe on a Fire TV Stick Lite.


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However, these steps will also work for any variation of Firestick including Firestick 4k and Fire TV Cube.

This process also applies to those using Android devices such as the NVIDIA SHIELD, MECOOL Boxes, Chromecast, Android TV Boxes, phones, tablets, and more.

For those using an Android Phone or Tablet, you can install YouTube Vanced for an ad-free YouTube alternative:

How to Install YouTube Vanced APK

Important Note: YouTube users viewing content outside the US will want to make sure to Unblock YouTube through the use of a VPN.

Using a VPN to “unblock YouTube” will allow you to change IP Addresses to a US server so you can watch YouTube wherever you are!

Using a VPN to 'unblock YouTube' will allow you to watch youtube without ads

For more information on “unblocking websites” like YouTube, we suggest viewing our guide below.

How to Unblock Websites and Apps

Use the guide below to install NewPipe on your preferred device.

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How to Install NewPipe on Firestick/Android

1. Install the Downloader app from your respective App Store (Amazon App Store or Google Play) and turn on Apps from Unknown sources in the settings of your streaming device.

If you haven’t done this yet please refer to the following screenshot tutorial that demonstrates this simple process.

How to Install Downloader & Enable Unknown Sources

2. Launch Downloader.

launch downloader

3. Click Allow.

Click Allow

4. Click OK.

Click OK

5. Place your cursor in the URL box and click the OK button on your remote to open the keyboard.

The steps below show how to install SmartTubeNext on an Amazon Firestick 4K.

6. Type the following URL exactly as it is listed here – and click Go. and click

7. Click Get NewPipe.

click get newpipe

8. Click to install the latest version of NewPipe.

click to install the latest version of newpipe

9. Wait for the app to install.

wait for the app to install

10. Click Install.

click install

11. Click Done.

click done

12. You can now launch the app to see the interface.

launch the app

That’s it! Installation is now complete.


NewPipe Features & Description

After installing NewPipe you are presented with the home-screen shown above that is simple to navigate.

The menu bar provides the following options:

  • Trending
  • Subscriptions
  • What’s new
  • Bookmarked Playlists
  • Downloads
  • History
  • Settings
  • About

menu options

You can also setup Channel groups for instant access to your favorite content.

You can learn more about this app at the NewPipe Official Website.

For more streaming options, refer to our popular resource guides below:

For more YouTube-related tutorials, be sure to check out the links below.

NewPipe Frequently Asked Questions

What is NewPipe?

NewPipe is an open source media player that serves as an ad-free YouTube option.

Is NewPipe free?

Yes. NewPipe is free for use and installation and features no ads.

What devices can I install NewPipe on?

The app is available on tons of devices including Firestick, Fire TV, and Android.

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