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How to Install Sideload Launcher on Firestick & Android TV

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This step-by-step guide will show you how to install Sideload Launcher APK on Firestick/Fire TV and Android TV devices.

Sideload Launcher APK is a simple 3rd party launcher that displays all of your apps including sideloaded apps that don’t always appear on your device.

Using the Sideload Launcher is one of the best solutions for fixing missing app icons on your device.

While Sideload Launcher APK doesn’t have all the bells and whistles of a custom launcher, this simple tool works great for full access to all of your installed apps.

If you are looking for the best custom launchers to completely change the user interface on your device, see our popular tutorials below.

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This launcher works great on the Amazon Firestick, Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, and more.

This launcher also works perfectly on Android devices like the NVIDIA Shield, MECOOL Box, onn. Google TV Android Box, and other Android TV devices.

The instructions below show how to install Sideload Launcher APK on a Fire TV Stick 4K Max.

These instructions will also work for any Firestick device you prefer as well as all Android TV Boxes.

How to Install Sideload Launcher on Firestick & Android TV

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. Hover over the URL Bar and click the select button on your remote to open the keyboard.

click select button on remote to launch url bar


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4. Type the Downloader Code for the TROYPOINT Toolbox which is 250931 and click Go.

type downloader code for troypoint toolbox

5. You will then see a redirect page.

redirect page for troypoint toolbox

6. This brings you to the TROYPOINT Toolbox home screen.

troypoint toolbox home screen

7. Scroll down to find Sideload Launcher and click Download.

click download for sideload launcher

8. Click Install.

click install for sideload launcher

9. Wait for the Sideload Launcher Ready to launch! message. Click Launch now.

click launch now for sideload launcher

10. You are then presented with the Sideload Launcher home screen where you can see all of your side-loaded applications.

sideload launcher home screen


Sideload Launcher APK – Features & Details

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As mentioned previously, Sideload Launcher APK is a great tool for fixing the missing app icons on any Firestick/Fire TV.

This launcher is easy to install on any Android-powered device and currently works great!

For more popular Firestick/Fire TV tutorials, we suggest viewing the guides below.

If you are having issues with missing app icons, try installing the Sideload Launcher on your Firestick/Fire TV today!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Sideload Launcher?

Sideload Launcher APK is a launcher that will display 3rd party app icons on the Firestick/Fire TV.

What devices can Sideload Launcher be installed on?

Sideload Launcher APK can be installed on the Amazon Firestick, Fire TV, Chromecast with Google TV, NVIDIA Shield, and any device that runs Android OS.

Is installing a Custom Launcher Safe?

Yes. Installing a custom launcher is safe and will not harm your device.

Is installing a Custom Launcher Legal?

Yes. Installing a custom launcher is 100% legal. However, a VPN is recommended since customer launchers are created by 3rd party developers.

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