Peacock TV is an American OTT video streaming service that offers hundreds of hit movies, all current NBC hits and thousands of iconic TV shows. The good news is their content is now available on Amazon and you quite simply install Peacock app on Firestick by following the steps discussed here. Besides Amazon, you can also get Peacock app Roku as well as Peacock app on Samsung TV
Peacock TV is an OTT streaming service based out of the United States that hosts NBC Universal’s original programming along with a plethora of other syndicated content, on-demand movies, live sports, TV shows and much more. You can also stream Live TV with the help of this service. The popularity of the platform can be gauged by the millions of subscribers that it garnered within no time and soon after, it even got officially released on Amazon devices. With this, users started looking for ways to get the Peacock app on Firestick.
Users now have the advantage of accessing Peacock TV without having to sideload it. It is one of the most affordable means of watching your favorite content on Firestick as well as Peacock app on Samsung TV and Peacock on Roku, making it one of the best streaming options available.
What are the devices with which Peacock TV is compatible?
There are two ways of installing Peacock app on Firestick. It can either be done via the Amazon App store or it can also be sideloaded onto your device.
Visit the home screen and hover above Find. Then click on Search.
Start a search for Peacock and then select it.
Find the Peacock app and select it.
Click on Get.
You will now receive a message that reads, “Ready to launch”
Open the app by clicking on it
If you are unable to get Peacock TV in your dedicated app store, you can also sideload the application. There are 3 steps to achieve this.
With the help of the Downloader app, you can side-load apps on your Amazon Firestick. It is available on the Amazon Store.
Follow the below steps:
On the Home screen of Firestick click on Find > Search
In case you are using an older version of the Fire TV OS, you need to click on the magnifying glass icon that is there at the top left-hand corner of the home screen. This will open the search window for you.
Type Downloader in the search pad and select it in the results
On the next window, select the tile / icon that reads, Downloader
Select Get/Download and install Downloader app on Firestick
On your Firestick Home screen find the Gear or Settings icon. Click on it
Next, go to My Fire TV and click on it
After that, select Developer Options
Select Install Unknown Apps
For older versions of FireStick, select Apps From Unknown Sources.
In the results, click Downloader and keep it in the On mode
For older versions of FireStick OS, you need to click on Yes when you get a prompt
After this, the Downloader app will be allowed to sideload apps on FireStick
On your FireStick remote, long press the Home key, for at least a few seconds. Once you get a popup, click on Apps
Locate the Downloader app and open it
In case this is the first time you are using the Downloader app, you will get a few prompts. All you need to do is dismiss them in order to get to the desired screen.
Next use your remote device to select the URL text box and click it
You need to enter the below URL and click Go:
The URL needs to be typed in carefully in order to preclude any issues in the future
Now you will need to wait for the Peacock TV APK to finish downloading on your FireStick. The entire process will take about one or two minutes
Now go to the bottom right hand side corner and click on INSTALL when prompted
Peacock TV will now get installed on FireStick. You will need to wait for the process completion which will take a few seconds.
Once you get the prompt, click DONE. This app will be opened after some time. For now, revert to the Downloader app. Then, delete the Peacock TV APK file.
On the next window, select the Delete option
On the next prompt, again select Delete
Your FireStick now has Peacock TV installed.
While you can install Peacock app on FireStick, you can also download the app on other devices like Peacock app on Samsung TV and Peacock app Roku, among others.
Follow the below steps for your Peacock app Roku. With these you can install Peacock TV on any variation of Roku.
On the Home screen, click on the Search option
In the search bar, type ‘peacock tv’
Click on the first option
Click on Add Channel
Now go back to the Home screen and find your channels
Select the option Move Channel
Next drag and drop the Peacock box toward the top area of your channels list
Click on it to launch the Peacock TV channel
Your Peacock app Roku has now been set up. You will need to either sign up or sign in if you have an existing account
You can get your Peacock TV app for downloading and installation on Samsung TV anytime through the Samsung App Store. Besides that, you can also use the Search option to locate the Peacock app and append it to your list of apps on Samsung TV.
Use your Samsung Smart TV remote control and press the Home button
Navigate to Apps and click on the search icon
In the search bar type in ‘peacock’
From the list of search results, select the Peacock app
Click on Install
While it is great to install Peacock TV on Firestick to catch your favorite content, it comes with a set of drawbacks. It not only plays ads while streaming, but it also comes with geo-restriction and once you sign in, some of your personal information is tapped to be sold to third parties for conducting market analysis.
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On the main interface pick “Peacock TV” as your streaming service to play a video
Now select “audio and subtitles”
Initiate the download
Peacock TV is now officially available on Amazon Firestick devices. By following these simple guidelines, you can install Peacock TV on FireStick and enjoy the huge collection, which includes live channels and original movies exclusively available here, that the platform has to offer for endless hours of entertainment.