Can i connect my amazon firestick to google photos?

Can i connect my amazon firestick to google photos?

Yes, you can connect your amazon firestick to google photos. For linking your photos to Firestick then go for further steps. From a web browser, visit the Amazon Photos page from the device where your photos are stored. If prompted to login, but sure to use the same account that you use for your Firestick. Select + > “Upload Photos” to add photos. If prompted to allow your browser to access photos “While using the app” or “Only this time“.

How to Install Google Photos on FireStick?

There are two ways by which you can view Google Photos on firestick, one is by installing Google Photos and another one is by casting Google Photos on Firestick.

install google photos on firestick

First come to the way no.1 that is by installing Google Photos App on Firestick. Now to install any application that is not available on the Amazon App store we have to take the help of an application called ‘Downloader’ so if you don’t have this application installed already then your first step would be installing of ‘Downloader’ application from Amazon App Store. Before downloading, we have to enable ADB debugging and Apps from Unknown Sources from the FireStick setting. If you don’t know how to do that then follow the below steps carefully.

  • On the Firestick home screen.
firestick home screen
  • Now go to settings of your FireStick.
firestick setting
  • Choose My Fire TV or Device.
  • Now click on the ‘My Fire TV’ option.
choose my fire tv
  • Now go to the Developer options menu.
developer option
  • Now enable both ADB Debugging and “Apps from unknown sources“.
adb debbuging
  • Go back to your FireTV home screen and search for ‘downloader’.
  • Click on the install button to start the downloading and installing process.
download option
  • Once the app is installed you can click on the open button to open it.
open button to install
  • Now let’s download and install the Google Photos app on FireStick.

Steps to download and install google photos on Firestick:

  • First of all, go to your Firestick home screen.
  • Then under the Apps section click on the ‘Downloader’ app that you installed earlier.
  • It will now ask you to grant some permission, click on ‘Allow’ to grant.
download allow
  • Now you will see the home screen of the Downloader application.
downloader application
  • Now you have to enter the below URL inside the search box of the Downloader app. Make sure to type exactly the same as it is written here:
type url
  • Now Downloader application will start downloading the APK of Google Photos.
  • Once the download is done, you can open the downloaded APK.
  • Click on the ‘Install’ button to start installing Google Photos on Firestick.
  • Once the app is installed, it is recommended to restart your firestick device first.
  • Now you can use Google Photos on your Amazon Firestick or fire tv. To view your photos, you need to first sign in with your Google account that you used to store all your images and videos.

Steps to cast google photos to FireStick:

It is a simple and easy way to view Google photos This is also a very easy way to views your Google photos on your firestick device and according to me, this way is easier than the above one because in this method you don’t need to install or use any 3rd party app.

Follow below steps to learn how to cast google photos to amazon firestick:

  • First of all, connect your Firestick and smartphone to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Press and hold the home button on the Firestick remote until the access menu appears on the TV screen.
  • Click on the ‘Screen Mirroring’ option.
  • On your Android phone, pull down the notification bar and tap the Cast icon.
  • Or go to Settings > Connected Devices > Connection Preferences > Cast.
screen cast on phone
  • Tap the Firestick device name.
  • Your phone screen will be mirror on the TV screen.
  • Open the Google Photos app and start viewing the photos.

If you want to view your favorite photos on the bigger screens of TV by accessing Google Photos on Firestick. In this article, I discussed about how to install google photos on firestick?. The Google photos app can also be installed on Amazon Fire TV, Firestick 4k, and Fire TV Cube.