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How To Download the Zoom App on Firestick

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Zoom is a cloud-based conferencing software that facilitates communication by allowing hosts to share their screens, record meetings, and create breakout rooms. This communication platform works on almost all devices. However, many people don’t know how to download the app on Firestick.

Quick Answer

To download the Zoom app on Firestick, select the “Find” button from the Home screen and choose “Search”. Now “Zoom” in the search bar and select the app icon from the search results. Select “Download” to install the Zoom app.

We prepared a comprehensive step-by-step guide on downloading the Zoom app on Firestick with clear instructions. We will also discuss using the app and adding it to the Home screen.

Downloading the Zoom App on Firestick

If you don’t know how to download the Zoom app on Firestick, our 2 detailed step-by-step methods will help you do this task without much trouble.

Method #1: Using Amazon App Store

You can download the Zoom app directly on your Firestick with these quick and simple steps.

Step #1: Search for Zoom 

In the first step, press the “Home” button on the remote to access the Firestick menu, click the “Find” button, and select “Search”.

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Now, type “Zoom” in the search bar using your remote. You can also press and hold the microphone button on the remote to use voice search

Step #2: Download and Install Zoom

Once Zoom’s name appears on the screen, navigate down and select it. Then, click the app icon and select the “Download” button. When the app is downloaded, the installation will begin automatically.

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All Done!

Once the Zoom app is downloaded and installed, you can access it from the “Firestick Apps” section.

Method #2: Sideloading the Zoom App on Firestick

Alternatively, you can also download the Zoom app on Firestick by sideloading it in the following way.

Step #1: Install the Downloader App 

In the first step, press the “Home” button on the remote to access the Firestick menu, click the “Find” button, and select “Search”. Next, type “Downloader” in the search bar and select it from the search results. 

Once the “Downloader” icon appears on your TV screen, select it and click “Download” for the installation process to begin.

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Step #2: Allow Apps From Unknown Sources

In the second step, go back to your Fire TV Home screen by pressing the “Home” button on your remote. Next, select the settings icon and click “My Fire TV”.

On the next window on your screen, select “Developer Options” and click “Install Unknown Apps”. Select “Downloader” and turn it on.

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Quick Tip

If you see “Apps from Unknown Sources” on your Fire TV instead, select the setting to turn it on.

Step #3: Install Zoom

From the “Apps” section, select “Downloader” to open it. Once the app is launched, select the “Browse” option at the left and click the URL field.

Erase the URL entered in the field, type in “Zoom”, and select “Go”. On the window that opens, choose the “Download Center-Zoom” and “Download From Zoom” options, respectively.  

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Once the app is downloaded, choose “Install” in the lower right corner to initiate the installation process. Once Zoom is installed on your Firestick, you will be notified with a small pop-up window: “Ready to launch!”

How To Use Zoom on Firestick

If you don’t know how to use the Zoom app on Firestick, our quick and simple step-by-step method will help you get started.

Step #1: Open the “Apps” Section

In the first step, press and hold the “Home” button on your Firestick remote to find the apps icon, which looks like three boxes with a plus sign. Once the icon appears on the screen, click to open it. Now, navigate to the Zoom app and open it.

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Step #2: Use Zoom

Open the Zoom app is launched, and you will see three options on the screen: “Join a Meeting”, “Sign Up”, and “Sign In”

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If you have an existing Zoom account, click “Sign In” and enter your login credentials. If you don’t, select the “Sign Up” option and follow the on-screen instructions to create one. You can also join a meeting without an account by entering the meeting ID

How To Add Zoom to the Home Screen on Firestick

With these steps, it is possible to add Zoom to your Firestick’s Home screen for easy access.

  1. Press the “Home” button on the Firestick remote and select “Apps”.
  2. Choose an app and press the “Options” button on your remote.
  3. Select the “Move” option on the TV screen.
  4. Move Zoom where you want using the directional buttons on the remote. 
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Summary

In this write-up on how to download the Zoom app on Firestick, we explored 2 comprehensive ways to install the communication app on your device. We also discussed using the app and adding it to the Home screen.

Hopefully, you found what you were looking for, and now you know how to host and attend video conferences on your Firestick.

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