How to Download and Setup Peacock TV on Amazon FireStick

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Get Exclusive Access to Popular Shows Like The Office, Yellowstone and Girls5eva with This Easy Peacock TV FireStick Installation Guide

Want to watch exclusive Peacock originals and old favorites like The Office? Setting up Peacock TV on your Amazon FireStick gives you instant access to a huge library of shows, movies and more right on your TV.

Follow these simple step-by-step instructions to start streaming top titles for free or $4.99/month!

Why Peacock TV is a Must-Have FireStick App

As the exclusive streaming home of hit series like The Office and Yellowstone, Peacock TV brings you acclaimed Originals and iconic shows unavailable on other platforms.

With three flexible plans starting at free, Peacock offers exceptional value and variety:

Key Features:

✔️ Thousands of hours of movies, shows, sports & news

✔️ Premium plan unlocks full catalog of Peacock Originals and exclusives

✔️ Completely free tier still includes next-day NBC shows

✔️ No commitments – downgrade or upgrade anytime

Let’s get your FireStick setup to enjoy Peacock to the fullest!

Step 1: Sign Up for a Peacock TV Account

Before installing the app, you’ll need to create a Peacock TV account:

  1. Visit PeacockTV.com on your computer or mobile browser
  2. Click Sign Up and enter your email
Peacock Tv Sign Up
  1. Choose one of three plans:
    • Free – Thousands of hours of content with ads
    • Premium – $4.99/month, unlocks full catalog
    • Premium Plus – $9.99/month, no ads
Peacock Choose One Of Three Plans
  1. Enter payment details if selecting a paid plan
  2. Click Create Account

And you’re all set! Now let’s get Peacock TV installed on your FireStick.

Step 2: Enable Third-Party App Installs

Since Peacock TV isn’t available in the Amazon App Store, you’ll need to enable sideloading of third-party apps first. Check out this guide for getting Peacock on LG TVs if you need help with that.

  1. Go to Settings > My Fire TV
  2. Select Developer Options
  3. Toggle Apps from Unknown Sources and ADB Debugging to ON
Firestick Adb Debugging

This allows your FireStick to install any compatible Android apps outside of the App Store.

Step 3: Download & Install Downloader App

To install Peacock TV, use the Downloader app:

  1. Select Search from the FireStick home screen
  2. Type “Downloader” and select the Downloader app
  3. Click Download
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The Downloader app lets you enter URL links to download apps directly to your device.

Step 4: Download Peacock TV APK

Now use Downloader to get the Peacock TV app file:

  1. Open the Downloader app
  2. Enter: https://www.apkmirror.com/apk/peacock-tv-llc/peacock-tv-android-tv/
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  1. Select the latest Peacock TV Android TV APK
  2. Click Download
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This downloads the necessary Peacock app file (APK) to install on your FireStick.

Step 5: Install Peacock TV

Almost there! The last step is to actually install Peacock TV:

  1. Once downloaded, select Install
Install Peacock Tv
  1. Accept requested permissions
  2. Click Install again
  3. Select Done when completed
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Now Peacock TV is ready to launch on your FireStick!

Step 6: Log In to Peacock TV

Open the Peacock TV app from your FireStick’s home screen.

  1. Select Sign In
Sign In To Peacock Tv
  1. Enter credentials for your Peacock account
  2. Use on-screen keyboard or login via mobile
  3. Start watching!
Peacock App

And that’s it! You can now stream The Office, Yellowstone and other Peacock exclusives on your TV. Read our in-depth review of Peacock to learn more about everything the service offers.

Customize Your Peacock TV FireStick Experience

  • Re-arrange apps to put Peacock TV on your homepage
  • Enable auto-updates so you always have the latest version
  • Create multiple Peacock profiles for personalized watchlists
  • Browse channels and genres easily with the on-screen guide
  • Stream to your heart’s content with unlimited viewing!

Troubleshooting Peacock TV Installation Issues

Can’t Find Peacock TV?

  • Enable Apps from Unknown Sources in FireStick settings
  • Reinstall the Downloader app if missing
  • Disable any VPN/adblockers temporarily

App Won’t Download?

  • Check internet connection
  • Restart FireStick and try again
  • Clear cache and downloaded items

You can also reference this troubleshooting guide for issues with Peacock not working on Samsung TVs.

App Crashes or Has Errors?

  • Uninstall and reinstall the latest APK
  • Power cycle your FireStick
  • Submit bug report within Peacock

Buffering or Video Issues?

  • Check internet speeds – 25mbps recommended
  • Disconnect/reconnect from wi-fi
  • Limit other streaming during use

Still having issues? Contact Peacock Support or reference this comparison of Peacock vs YouTube TV to troubleshoot problems.

Key Takeaways

  • Sign up for a Peacock TV account on your mobile device or computer first
  • Enable installation of third-party apps in your FireStick’s settings
  • Download the Downloader app to install Peacock TV
  • Get the Peacock Android TV APK file from APKMirror
  • Open the app and log in with your Peacock credentials
  • Put Peacock on your homepage for quick access
  • Adjust settings for auto-updates and custom profiles
  • Contact support if you have any installation or streaming issues

Now get ready to enjoy hit shows, movies, sports and news exclusively on Peacock TV FireStick! Sign up and install Peacock today.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Peacock TV cost on FireStick?

Peacock offers a free ad-supported plan with limited content. The full catalog is unlocked for $4.99/month with their Peacock Premium plan (or $49.99/year). You can also upgrade to ad-free for $9.99/month. Plans are billed through your Peacock TV account, not Amazon.

What shows can I watch on Peacock TV FireStick?

As the exclusive streaming home of huge hits like The Office, Parks & Rec, Yellowstone, Girls5Eva and Real Housewives, Peacock offers acclaimed originals plus many rewatchable comfort shows. Plus movies, sports, news and more.

Why isn’t Peacock TV on the Amazon App Store?

While Peacock is available on many platforms like Roku and Apple TV, negotiations are still ongoing for Peacock to be carried in Amazon’s App Store. For now it needs to be sideloaded. But installing is quick and easy following the steps above!

How can I watch Peacock Originals and exclusives for free?

The free Peacock TV tier does enable you to sample select episodes of originals like The Lost Symbol, Dr. Death and more, along with partial-season access to Bravo hits. But you need to upgrade to unlock the full library. Their Premium option is just $4.99/month.