How to Install FlixHQ on FireStick [Super Easy Steps]

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In this guide, I will demonstrate how to install the FlixHQ movie app on FireStick and discuss its safety and legality. This guide is applicable to all FireOS-compatible devices, including Fire TV, FireStick, FireStick Lite, FireStick 4K, FireStick 4K Max, and more.

What is the FlixHQ Movie App?

FlixHQ is a third-party or unofficial application that allows users to stream on-demand content, including movies and TV shows, for free.

The app offers a vast library of free videos, ranging from classic titles and box office hits to new releases. The playback quality is generally good, with most videos available in HD. FlixHQ features an intuitive design with warm background colors, enhancing its visual appeal.

One notable advantage of FlixHQ is its lack of advertisements, which is rare for a free streaming platform. Additionally, it does not require account registration, though you have the option to create an account to save and sync your watch history across multiple devices.

FlixHQ’s content library is extensive and regularly updated to include the latest releases and trending titles. It is a reliable option for those seeking a hassle-free way to stream movies and TV shows on FireStick.

Features of the FlixHQ Movie App

Key features of the app include:

  • Vast content library
  • Visually appealing and intuitive user interface
  • HD content
  • No registration required
  • 100% free movies and shows without ads
  • Minimal buffering
  • Supported on Android-based devices
  • Daily content updates

Is the FlixHQ Movie App Safe and Legal?

The safety and legality of any app are crucial considerations. Ensuring that the apps you download are secure and safe is essential for online privacy and safety.

FlixHQ may raise concerns because it is not available on the Amazon Store.

To address safety concerns, I scanned the FlixHQ APK file on VirusTotal to check for malware. The scan results showed no suspicious files, as evidenced by the screenshot of the scan results below:

However, unofficial apps like FlixHQ often provide pirated content, raising legal concerns.

At FireStickTricks, we do not have the resources to confirm the legality of the app.

We do not encourage copyright violations. To protect your privacy, I recommend using a reputable VPN such as ExpressVPN while streaming on FlixHQ.

How to Install FlixHQ Movie App on FireStick

Given that FlixHQ is not available through official app stores, including Amazon, it must be sideloaded onto your FireStick. This guide is divided into two parts to facilitate a clear and straightforward installation process.

Part 1: Prepare FireStick to Sideload FlixHQ
Part 2: Sideload FlixHQ on Fire TV

Legal Disclaimer: This tutorial is intended for educational purposes only. does not own, host, operate, resell, or distribute any streaming apps, addons, websites, IPTV, or services. This page may contain references to unverified services, and we cannot confirm whether they possess legal licenses to distribute content. does not verify the legality of each app/service in all regions. It is the user’s responsibility to ensure the legality of the apps/services they use and to stream only content that is publicly available. The end-user is solely responsible for the media accessed.

Part 1: Prepare FireStick to Sideload FlixHQ

To install an unofficial application, you must first prepare your FireStick for sideloading. This involves downloading an application called Downloader and enabling it to sideload third-party apps.

Follow these steps to install Downloader on your FireStick:

1. Navigate to the FireStick Home screen and select Find > Search.

  • Enter “Downloader” in the search field and select it from the suggested results.
  • Open the app’s installation page and click Download/Get to install the Downloader app.

2. Navigate to the FireStick Settings and select the My Fire TV section. Click on Developer Options.

Depending on your FireStick device version, you will see one of the following two options:

Option 1 – Install Unknown Apps: Select this option and proceed to the next step to enable Downloader.

Option 2 – Apps from Unknown Sources: Select this option, then click Turn On in the subsequent prompt. You can skip the next step.

Note: If Developer Options are not visible, go to Settings > My Fire TV > About. Select Fire TV Stick and click it seven times to enable Developer Options. For further assistance, refer to a step-by-step guide on enabling developer options.

Part 2: Sideload FlixHQ on Fire TV

1. To install FlixHQ on your Fire TV using the Downloader app, please follow these steps:

2. Navigate to the Three Square icon from the FireStick Home menu.

3. The Apps & Channels window will open. Select the Downloader icon.

Once Downloader launches, you will see various sections such as Home, Browser, and Files. To sideload an app, go to the Home menu and select the “Enter a URL or Search Term” tab.

4. Using the on-screen keyboard, enter “” in the search field and click “Go.”

Disclaimer: does not own or host any APKs. The provided URL points to an external source.

5. The file will begin downloading. You can monitor the download progress.

6. Upon completion, you will be directed to an installation menu. Click the “Install” button to install FlixHQ.

7. Wait for the installation to complete. Once the app is installed, click “Done” to close the window.

8. After the app is installed, the APK file is no longer needed. Select “Delete” to remove the file from your storage.

9. Confirm by pressing “Delete” again.

This completes the installation of FlixHQ on your FireStick.

Your FireStick or Fire TV is now set up for streaming your favorite content. However, before you begin, it’s important to note that all your online streaming activities are visible to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and governmental authorities. This includes streaming movies, TV shows, and sports from unofficial sources, which could potentially lead to legal repercussions.

To safeguard your privacy and avoid these risks, using a reliable VPN for Fire Stick is essential. A VPN will conceal your IP address, such as 2409:40c1:403a:a111:a988:2705:6f71

, enabling you to bypass online surveillance, ISP throttling, and geographical content restrictions.

I recommend ExpressVPN for its superior speed and security features, compatible with various streaming applications and effortless installation on Fire TV devices.

While we advocate for respecting copyright laws, it’s sometimes challenging to differentiate between legitimate and illicit sources. To protect yourself, let’s explore how to use ExpressVPN to ensure your streaming activities remain private.

Step 1: Subscribe to ExpressVPN here. It offers a 30-day money-back guarantee, allowing you to try it risk-free for the first month.

Step 2: Power on your Fire TV Stick and navigate to the ‘Find’ followed by ‘Search’ option.


Step 3: Enter “ExpressVPN” into the search bar and select the ExpressVPN app from the search results.

Step 4: Click on “Download” to install the ExpressVPN app on your Fire TV/Stick device.

Step 5: Open the app and enter the login credentials you used when purchasing your ExpressVPN subscription. Click “Sign in.”

Step 6: Click the power icon to connect to a VPN server. Your connection is now secured with ExpressVPN, renowned for its speed and reliability on FireStick.

For further details on using ExpressVPN with Fire TV/Stick, refer to additional documentation available.

How to Set Up FlixHQ Movie App on FireStick

This section provides a guide to setting up the FlixHQ movie app on your FireStick device. Setting up the application is straightforward and can be completed quickly. It’s important to note that OnStream is the supporting platform for FlixHQ, and both terms refer to the same application.

Let’s get started!

Tip: For convenient access to FlixHQ, consider creating a home screen shortcut if you plan to use it regularly.

1. Navigate to the Apps & Channels menu and select the OnStream icon. The app will launch shortly. Please allow a moment for it to load.

2. Once the app is loaded, you will encounter a “Welcome back” window. The app provides three primary streaming options:

  • Watch 1800+ movies/shows
  • Sign in with email
  • Quick sign in

Let’s explore these options further to get started with FlixHQ

To begin, click on “Sign in with email.”

A Sign-in menu will appear, where you can enter your email address and password to sign in. New users should select “Register” to create a new account.

Fill in your account details, including your name, email, and password, and then click “Register now.”

Alternatively, choose “Quick sign in” for instant sign-in via your mobile phone.

Follow the on-screen instructions and enter the verification code sent to your phone to complete the process.

Finally, enjoy streaming a vast selection of movies and shows on OnStream without the need to create an account or sign in. Simply click on the “Watch 1800+ movies/shows” tab to start streaming.

How to Use FlixHQ on FireStick

Having completed the installation and setup of FlixHQ, this guide will now focus on how to effectively use the app. FlixHQ is designed with a user-friendly and intuitive interface, making it accessible even for beginners.

To get started, refer to the user guide. Upon launching the app, the home window appears by default. The interface includes various sections such as Search, Home, Movies, TV Series, and MyBoard.

Additionally, the home menu displays recent releases and trending titles. Users can scroll down to explore various streaming categories.

The first category is “Trending.” Scroll right to explore additional options.

The next section is “Popular.” Tap on any available title to begin streaming.

To watch the content immediately, press “Play.” Alternatively, press “Add to My List” to save the content for later viewing.

Now, let’s navigate the side menus. Select the “Movies” tab to explore that section.

The section is divided into various categories, such as Latest and Popular.

Navigate to the TV Series menu.

The TV Series menu is organized similarly to the Movies tab, allowing you to explore the available options individually.

FlixHQ enables you to find specific titles using the Search feature. Click on the Search bar at the top to open the menu.

Enter a keyword in the search field using the virtual keyboard to see all relevant results.

Click the MyBoard icon at the bottom of the side menu.

It includes sections like Continue, History, My Profile, and Settings. Select the Settings menu to view the available options.

The menu features two sections: Contact and Exit Onstream.