How to Install Google photos on Firestick?

Do you want to see images from your mobile gallery on the big screen? We all use smart devices like phones and also have the Google Photos app installed.

Google Photos is used to store photos and videos on the web. It just needs your Google account and also it’s a completely free service. This allows you to view your photos from any device. If you use the same Google Account, you can synchronize capture photos and moments across multiple devices.

You can use Google Photos on Firestick to view your phone photos and videos that sync with your google account. Let’s see how to install Google Photos on Firestick / Fire TV.

How to install Google photos on Firestick?

Since Google services are unavailable in the Amazon AppStor, you cannot download Google Apps directly from the Amazon App Store.

If so, you will need to use the third party applications to install Google photos on Firestick.

Here are a few easy and best ways to get Google Photos on Fire Stick.

Method 1: By casting Google Photos on FireStick

This casting method requires no specific application and is the easiest way to view photos on your TV by using Google Photos. To run Google Photos on Firestick, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Connect your Firestick and smart device such as a Phone with the same WiFi network.

Step 2: Then select the Screen Mirroring option while holding down the Home Firestick button.

Screen Mirroring option

Step 3: Now, go to the settings of your phone> Go to option Connected Devices.

Step 4: After step 3, go to option Connection Preference> Hit option Cast.

Step 5: Select your Firestick name to establish a connection with the Firestick.

Step 6: Your phone will now be cast on the Amazon FireStick.

Cast on the Amazon FireStick

Step 7: Then open the Google Photos app on your smartphone to view the app on the big screen TV.

Step 8: One of the easiest ways to mirror photos is to use Google Photos on FireStick.

Method 2: By installing Downloader app on Firestick

Step 1: Launch Firestick> Go to the Settings available on the home screen.

Step 2: Select options My Fire TV> Then go to Developer Options.

 My Fire TV
Developer options

Step 3: Enable options Apps from Unknown Sources by turning it on to allow third-party apps downloads.

Apps from Unknown Sources

Step 4: Go to your Fire TV’s home screen

Step 5: Choose option search.

Step 6: Select the Downloader app from the available options.

Select the Downloader app

Step 7: If it’s not on Firestick, tap the option Get to download the app.

Get to download the app

Step 8: Select Open to start the Downloader on the Firestick

Step 9: Select Allow when prompted.

Step 10: Now, go to the browser and enter (Google

Photos URL) and hit option Go> Select Download

Go to the browser

Step 11: At last, hit Install to complete the installation process> Select options Open to open the Google Photos app.

Step 12: Log in with your Google account credentials to access your photos.

Method 3: By using ES File Explorer

Step 1: Go to the search option on the Fire TV home screen

Step 2: Enter ES File Explorer to search.

ES File Explorer

Step 3: Select download to install ES File Explorer on Firestick.

Download to install ES File Explorer on Firestick

Step 4: Launch the ES File Explorer application by tapping on Open.

Step 5: Select option Downloader.

Select option Downloader.

Step 6: Go to the next screen> Hit option New+. This option is present at the bottom to install the app on Firestick.

 Hit option New+

Step 7: Type (Google Photos URL)>Provide name Google Photos for ease.

Download now to download the file

Step 8: Select Download now to download the file> Tap option Open file.

Step 9: Follow the screen instructions and hit the option Install twice.

Step 10: Select the option Open to run Google Photos on Firestick.

Click install

Method 4: By using AllCast app

If you’re using a smartphone in which a built-in cast function is not available, try this method.

You can stream your Google Photos from your Android device to the Firestick by following these steps:

Step 1: First of all, go to the play store on your phone and the Amazon app store on your firestick.

Amazon app store

Step 2: Then, download and install the AllCast application on your Firestick and phone.

AllCast receiver

Step 3: After installation, launch the application on your phone and Firestick

Step 4: Now click on the Firestick device on your smartphone.

Step 5: Follow the screen instructions to get this done.

AllCast for Firestick

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If you have multiple photos on your device, you need to use Google Photos. You can view your favorite photos on your big-screen TV by installing Google Photos on Amazon Fire Stick.

With this application, you can organize your photos properly and even access them from other devices like Fire Stick. Optionally, use one of the above methods to access your photos from your Android device to Fire Stick.

This is all about how to install Google Photos on your Fire Stick. If you have any problem with the steps above or have other questions, let us know in the comments section below.

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