Paying to watch a movie or a TV show from a streaming application can get boring over time. Why do you have to pay to watch media when there are several applications that let you do just that for free? Dream TV is one such application where you can choose media content from its extensive library to watch for free. This article is a step-by-step guide on how to download and install Dream TV on Firestick.
What is Dream TV?
Dream TV is a video-on-demand service that provides you access to multitudes of movies and TV shows from everywhere across the world. In addition to movies and TV shows, it also brings you a few documentaries. It has a sufficiently large library of video content of various genres such as comedy, drama, family, romance, history, crime, and much more for you to choose from. The audio and video quality offered by Dream TV is top-notch.
One best feature of the Dream TV app is its interface. It is very friendly to use and provides updates regularly to add additional content and fix bugs. So, needless to say, the app is enhanced with every update.
With all these best features discussed, Dream TV has one hitch. It is the limited streams that it offers. It usually fetches good quality streams for you to play but there are not many streams available for you to choose from which is understandable because Dream TV is a relatively new service.
Dream TV lets you use an external media player for you to stream and watch the media it offers.
When you realize all the above-discussed features are offered for free, you would want to have it on your device and watch it whenever you desire. What better than a handy firestick to watch on-demand videos, right?
The Dream TV app isn’t officially available on the Amazon app store but that shouldn’t worry you as there are many ways in which the Dream TV can be installed on your Firestick device or Fire TV.
Let us now begin with the installation of Dream TV on Firestick or Fire TV.
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How to Download and Install Dream TV on Firestick or Fire TV
A Prerequisite to Installing Dream TV on Firestick or Fire TV
To begin with the installation of Dream TV, you must first let the firestick allow app installation from unknown sources because as said earlier, Dream TV isn’t officially available.
# Step 1. Click Settings from the top of the home screen of your firestick.
# Step 2. Tap the My Fire TV or Device option.
# Step 3. Click on Developer Options.
# Step 4. As the last step, enable the ADB Debugging and Apps from Unknown Sources.
Now that the prerequisite is done, let’s get along with the installation of Dream TV. In this guide, we’ll see two ways in which Dream TV can be installed on a firestick or Fire TV.
Installation of the Downloader App
We’ll be using the downloader app as a medium to download and install Dream TV on firestick or Fire TV. To install the downloader app on your Firestick or Fire TV, follow the steps below.
# Step 1. In the search box of the firestick or Fire TV home screen, type Downloader, and hit enter.
# Step 2. Select the downloader app, click download and open.
# Step 3. Click on allow to let the downloader access photos, media, and files on your device.
# Step 4. At last, click on the OK button.
If you already have the downloader app installed, skip the above steps.
Installation of Dream TV on Firestick through the Downloader app
# Step 1. Click on the Home tab on the left side after launching the downloader app.
# Step 2. Right-clicking on the URL field, you’ll find a pop-up window to type the source URL.
# Step 3. Input the Dream TV APK URL to download an APK file for the TV app and tap Go.
# Step 4. The Dream TV APK will now start its download.
# Step 5. Once the Dream TV app is downloaded, click Install to start its installation.
# Step 6. When the Dream TV app has finished its installation, you’ll find two buttons – open and done. Click Done.
# Step 7. Now that the Dream TV app is installed, you’ll no longer need the APK file and so click on the delete button.
# Step 8. Click on Delete again to confirm deleting the Dream TV APK.
You have now successfully installed the Dream TV app on your firestick/ Fire TV.
Let’s move on to the next method of downloading the Dream TV app.
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Installation of Dream TV on Firestick through the ES File Explorer
ES Explorer is a more versatile tool also widely used to sideload apps on FireStick and other Android devices which is why you’ll find the steps to install Dream TV via the ES File Explorer even easier.
# Step 1. In the search bar of your firestick or Fire TV, type ES File Explorer, locate the app, and click on it.
# Step 2. On the home screen of the explorer, click the downloader folder.
# Step 3. In the New option, you will add the APK URL to download the Dream TV app.
# Step 4. Insert the URL, name it Dream TV, and click Download Now.
# Step 5. Once the Dream TV app has completed its download, click Open file.
# Step 6. On clicking the Install option, you’ll find the Dream TV’s APK file on the installation screen of the Firestick or Fire TV.
# Step 7. Click Install to start the installation of the Dream TV app.
# Step 8. Once the installation of Dream TV is finished, click Done.
Now that you have installed the app, there’s no need for the Dream TV’s APK file. Follow the steps below to delete its APK file.
# Step 1. On the left side of the ES File Explorer, tap local and select the second Home of the two options available.
# Step 2. On the right side, click the download folder and select the Dream TV APK.
# Step 3. Long-press the OK button on your firestick remote, and click on the Delete option at the bottom.
You are all set to stream and watch movies and TV shows using the Dream TV app. The same installation process applies to Andriod TV Box as well.
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How to Use the Dream TV app on Firestick or Fire TV?
A service provider might claim that an app is user-friendly but sometimes we all need a walkthrough to know how the various features of the said app work.
Dream TV, once downloaded, appears at the bottom of the Apps and Channels section of your Firestick or Fire TV. For easy access, you can move it to the front where you can find it quickly if you are going to use the app frequently.
Hover over the Dream TV app and press the Options button on your Firestick remote. Use the navigation button on the remote to tap on Move to Front.
Drag the Dream TV app all over to the top of the Apps and Channels list.
When an update of the app is released, you will be prompted to get along with the update. Just click on the update button because every time an update is released, it usually enhances the app.
The first time you open the Dream TV app, a prompt will be displayed presenting you with a disclaimer. Click on accept.
The home screen of the Dream TV app looks like this.
There are various categories available from which you can choose to display the media content accordingly. It is set to trending by default.
You can also filter the content according to the year of its release from the top right corner.
You can search for content specifically by clicking on the search icon at the top of the screen.
The hamburger button at the top left corner on the home screen of the Dream TV app has the following options. You can browse through the TV shows by clicking on the TV shows option and the same applies to movies.
You must find that the Dream TV app is very simple and easy to use.
Why VPN is the most needed?
Dream TV isn’t available officially on the Amazon app store which makes it illegal to download and install on your Firestick device. In addition to this, Dream TV brings to you content for free that should be paid for otherwise which makes it pirated content.
As a result, you will be prone to cyber-attacks and legal issues which is why using a VPN is always for the better. A VPN masks your IP address and keeps you safe from being sued or hacked.
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The installation methods specified above are the most simple, easy, and reliable methods to download and install the Dream TV app on your Firestick device or Fire TV.
All you have to do is launch the Dream TV app, select a movie or TV show of your liking, sit back on your couch, and enjoy!
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