If you are a Charter Spectrum™ customer with a subscription to the cable TV service from the provider, your entertainment game is already leveled up since Spectrum offers a grand cinematic experience in the comfort of your own home.
But what if you want something more? You want all of that outside home when you are dead-bored waiting in queues or at the subway station, or maybe you want to watch a favorite in the privacy of your room, or even watch it on a different device apart from your smartphone. Spectrum meets all of your discontent head-ons and presents to you its own TV Everywhere app.
There are hordes of reasons why you should download the Spectrum TV app ASAP. One of them is enormous and rich On Demand library of up to 50,000 movies and TV shows, which are going to be in the palm of your hand.
Spectrum TV (Spectrum TV español) app lets you tap into up to 200 TV channels anywhere on the go. Who said TV entertainment should be restricted to home? Moreover, if you have also opted for one or more premium channels i.e. HBO® Go, EPIX, TMC®, Cinemax®, STARZ®, and STARZ ENCORE®, you won't even have to switch between apps, just access your favorite premiums via your Spectrum TV app.
All you need is a good internet connection, and Spectrum is there to make sure you never see that buffering icon ever again.
Besides, if you have an Amazon Fire TV Stick at home, you may really need the TV app to get your hands on all of those fun-fueled goodies from Spectrum’s TV channel lineup – after all, you may not always be in the mood of watching TV on your smartphone.
Let us get you started by telling you how to install the Spectrum TV app on Fire Stick.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick
One of the popular devices flooding the market, the Amazon Fire TV Stick, is a small USB device that you plug into your TV’s HDMI port, and access all those movies, shows, music, photos, games, and even your Amazon subscription service, via all the apps packed into your tiny Fire TV Stick.
In one way, the Fire Stick is similar to the Spectrum TV app as it lets you take your TV anywhere, though, you do need a compatible screen to plug it into. The Fire device comes with a USB cable, a remote and power adapter, 2 AAA batteries, and an HDMI extender, making it convenient for you to connect when a compatible screen is available.
Without a subscription, you are not able to stream entertaining Amazon Prime content via the Fire TV Stick, and we understand the dilemma you may experience if you don’t want to pay for the Amazon Prime membership. Well, if you already have an affordable entertainment platform available to you i.e. Spectrum TV, you would not want need to look elsewhere either. And that is why we are here to tell you all about installing the Spectrum TV app on Fire Stick.
Also, if you don’t have a Spectrum TV subscription, keep in mind that not many apps furnish a streamlined experience with the Fire TV Stick like the TV app from Spectrum does. If you install the app on Fire Stick, you’ll be able to make your televisual experience even more customized – filter live content by network name, programming category, and title effortlessly.
How to Install Spectrum TV App on Fire Stick?
Amazon is quite restrictive about letting third-party apps be installed on its devices, so you won’t be able to install the TV app on the Fire Stick by following the standard process. Also, the Amazon app store does not make the Spectrum TV app available in all locations, and a third-party site may have to be used for the purpose.
Follow the steps outlined below in order to download the Spectrum TV app on your Fire Stick:
Step#1 Go to the settings menu in your Fire Stick
Step#2 Choose My Fire TV as your device
Step#3 Search and select the Developer Options
Step#4 You will see the option Apps from Unknown Sources here. Amazon has it switched off by default, so you will have to enable the feature.
Step#5 Upon enabling, you will see a warning message flashed, but go ahead and enable the Apps from Unknown Sources option.
Now, there are two ways you could go about installing the app on your Fire Stick after you enable the download option for apps from unknown sources: (1) via the Downloader App or (2) via the ES File Explorer
Method 1: Spectrum App on Firestick
Installing the Spectrum App on Fire TV Stick via Downloader App
Step#1 Go to the Downloader App.
Step#2 Input the Spectrum TV APK URL to download an APK file for the TV app and tap Go. Here is the URL i.e. https://bit.ly/2CvjN4j
You can even choose a different APK URL as there are many APK sites, allowing download of APK versions of the app. Just make sure the site is reliable. An infected APK file wouldn’t do well for your device.
Step#3 After inserting the URL, the app’s APK will begin downloading. Wait for it to download completely.
Step#4Once the download is complete, it will appear on the installation screen of your Fire Stick.
Step#5 Choose the Install option at the base of the screen and let the app install on your device.
Step#6 Now, when you open the app, it will automatically launch on your Fire Stick. Enjoy the Spectrum TV app on your Fire TV Stick. If however, the Downloader app is unavailable in your region, the ES Explorer is the alternative for you.
Method 2: Spectrum Tv App on Firestick
Installing the Spectrum TV App on Fire Stick through the ES File Explorer
Step#1 Look for the ES File Explorer App in the search bar of your Fire Stick device.
Step#2 On the home screen of the Explorer, you will find the Downloader option. Click on it.
Step# Now move to the New option. Here is where you will add the APK URL in order to download the Spectrum TV app
Step#4 After inserting the APK URL and the name Spectrum TV in it, choose the Download Now option. (Spectrum TV app URL: https://bit.ly/2CvjN4j )
Step#5 Let the Spectrum TV APK file complete its download.
Step#6 Then Open the file. An Install option will appear. Click and you will find the file on the installation screen of the Fire TV Stick.
Step#7 Again, choose Install to begin the installation of the app.
Step#8 Once the installation is complete, Open using the button at the bottom of your screen and enjoy the Spectrum TV app!
To End Thing
Both these methods will work fine on all the Amazon Fire TV Stick versions, even the Fire Stick 4K. Moreover, you could use this method to download other apps on your Amazon devices.
Now that you are all set with your Spectrum TV app on Fire Stick have fun - relish the huge selection of movies, TV shows, and channels that have become available to you!