In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Solex TV on FireStick, Fire Stick 4K, and other Fire TV devices. You can also use the same APK file for your other Android devices.
Update: This FireStick app is no longer available. See our list of the best FireStick apps for some alternatives.
Solex TV app offers you a solid collection of movie titles for a great streaming experience. The best thing about this app is that it only features the movies that have been released in Blu-Ray. This means it delivers high-resolution streaming.
Solex TV offers quick video streaming with one-click playback. You don’t need to wait for the streams to load up and go through the hit-and-try process. What’s even more exciting is that as I write this guide, Solex TV is one hundred percent AD-Free. I hope it continues the same way in the future as well.
The app has movies from the past several years as well as some old titles. The interface of Solex TV is unlike others. It may not be the most intuitive but is definitely very easy to use.
All in all, Solex TV is one good on-demand streaming app to have on FireStick.
Attention, FireStick Users!
Governments and ISPs constantly monitor your online activity, and accessing copyrighted content on your Fire TV Stick could lead to serious trouble. Currently, your IP is visible to everyone. I strongly recommend getting the best FireStick VPN to mask your IP address and securely stream your favorites.
I personally use ExpressVPN, the fastest and most secure VPN available. Not only is it easy to install on any device, it comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee. Plus, if you're not 100% satisfied, you can always get a refund. ExpressVPN is currently also offering a whopping 3 extra months free on their annual plan!
How to install Solex TV on FireStick
I am going to take you through the installation steps of a third-party app. Therefore, you need to have the security setting Apps from Unknown Sources switched ON. Before we get to the installation steps, follow these steps to enable this option:
– You need to go to the FireStick Settings
You will find Settings on the home screen. Select to the menu bar on the top and navigate to the right
– Now, scroll to the right and choose the option My Fire TV
– Open the next item called Developer Options
– If Apps from Unknown Sources is currently OFF, you need to click it once and enable it
– When you try to enable the option, a security warning is displayed
Solex TV has been tested and it is a safe app
Go ahead and click Turn On
You may now install the Solex TV APK on Amazon FireStick
App Installation Steps
Following are the steps to install the Solex TV APK on FireStick:
1- Highlight the menu once again on the FireStick home screen and select the Search option
You need to choose the lens icon in the upper-left corner
Now, type in “Downloader” (without quotes)
When you see Downloader in the search results, click it
Install the Downloader app following the onscreen instructions
We are going to use this app to sideload or manually install Solex TV FireStick app
2- You may now open the Downloader app
If you are running this app for the first time, you are going to see some prompts. Dismiss them to get to the following main screen of the app
Now, click the textbox on the right where you are supposed to type the URL (where it already has https://)
3- A new popup window is displayed with the onscreen keypad
Type in the following URL/path: https://www.firesticktricks.com/sol
OR, you may also type the shorter version of the URL firesticktricks.com/sol
Hit the GO button
4- Solex TV APK is now downloaded onto your FireStick storage
Give it a minute
5- You may now click Install to install the Solex TV FireStick APK
6- Installation takes only a few seconds. Wait!
7- When the Solex TV app is installed, you see the App installed message/notification
If you click OPEN, you can run the Solex TV app right away
I recommend clicking DONE
We will first go to the Downloader app and delete the Solex TV APK file to save some space
8- Now, click Delete
9- Confirm your intent by clicking Delete again
That’s it! You have successfully installed Solex TV on FireStick.
Your FireStick / Fire TV is now all ready to stream your favorite content. However, before you start, I would like to warn you that everything you stream online is visible to your ISP and Government. This means, streaming free movies, TV shows, Sports might get you into legal trouble.
Thankfully, there is a foolproof way to keep all your streaming activities hidden from your ISP and the Government. All you need is a good VPN for Fire Stick. A VPN will mask your original IP which is and will help you bypass Online Surveillance, ISP throttling, and content geo-restrictions.
I personally use and recommend ExpressVPN, which is the fastest and most secure VPN. It is compatible with all kinds of streaming apps and is very easy to install on Fire TV / Stick.
We do not encourage the violation of copyright laws. But, what if you end up streaming content from an illegitimate source unintentionally? It is not always easy to tell the difference between a legit and illegal source.
So, before you start streaming on your Fire Stick / Fire TV, let’s see how to use ExpressVPN to keep your streaming activities hidden from prying eyes.
Step 1: Subscribe to ExpressVPN HERE. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Meaning, you can use it free for the first 30-days and if you are not satisfied with the performance (which is highly unlikely), you can ask for a full refund.
Step 2: Power ON your Fire TV Stick and go to Find followed by Search option.
Step 3: Now type “Expressvpn” (without quotes) in the search bar and select ExpressVPN when it shows up in the search results.
Step 4: Click Download to install the ExpressVPN app on Fire TV / Stick.
Step 5: Open the app and enter the login credentials that you created while buying the ExpressVPN subscription. Click Sign in.
Step 6: Click the Power icon to connect to a VPN server. That’s all. Your connection is now secure with the fastest and best VPN for FireStick.
You can also read more detailed info on using ExpressVPN with Fire TV / Stick.
How to use Solex TV on FireStick
If you are not sure how to access Solex TV, please refer to the next section.
When you open the Solex TV app for the first time on FireStick, you are likely to see a changelog prompt like this
Click OK or press the back button on your remote
If Solex TV has released a new version since your last update, you may see a prompt to upgrade the app
I recommend clicking Download and going through the update to get the latest version of the app
Note: You may also let us know about the version update via the comments section below. We will update the URL accordingly
This is the main window of the Solex TV application
Only one category/genre is displayed on the screen at a time. To go to the next category, press the down button in the navigation ring on the FireStick remote
Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Family, and Thriller are the genres in which the movies are categorized.
When you click a category, you see the list of the movies
Click the movie you want to watch. A popup will appear with the following options:
- Play With…: Lets you choose an external player for video streaming
- Play (Built in): Picks the built-in video player for streaming
- VR/3D Mode (Alpha): Lets you choose between the VR and 3D mode. However, you need a compatible device for it to work. Also, even if you have a compatible device, there is no guarantee it will work
- MX Player (Recommended): Lets you choose MX Player as the video player for streaming. The app recommends using MX Player and so do we (Read: How to install MX Player on FireStick)
- Cast (AllCast): Allows you to cast the playback to TV. This option is for those who use the Solex TV app on mobile.
On the main screen of the Solex TV app, you can access the app menu in the top-right corner by clicking the 3-dot icon. Following are the menu options:
- Reload App
- About Solex TV
- Facebook Group
How to make MX Player default video player for Solex TV
I have already recommended MX Player as the video player for Solex TV. Let me show you how you can set it as the default player so that you don’t have to choose it every time you play a movie. Follow these steps:
2- Click the movie title you want to play in the Solex TV app
3- You may be asked to choose a server (if the title is available through multiple servers). Choose the server recommended by the app
4- On the next popup window, either click MX Player (Recommended) or Play With
5- On the following popup, click and choose MX Player
6- On the same popup as above, click Always
From now on, MX Player will be the default video player for Solex TV on FireStick
How to access Solex TV on FireStick
This section is to help you access Solex TV or any other installed apps on your FireStick device. If you already know how to do that, feel free to skip and jump to the next section.
There are multiple ways you can access Solex TV and other installed apps on your device:
– Navigate to the FireStick Settings on the home screen and go to Applications / Manage installed applications / Solex TV / Launch application
– On your FireStick remote, press down the Home button for a little over 5 seconds. A popup window is displayed. Click Apps
– The easiest way is to select See All option in the second row (titled Your Apps & Channels) on the FireStick home-screen. This See All option is on the far left or far right in the row
When the window with your installed apps is displayed, scroll down and click the Solex TV app to open it
If you think you will be using Solex TV frequently, you may want to move it to the home screen. So, click the 3-line button on the FireStick remote to open the menu. In the bottom-right corner of your TV, click Move. You may now move Solex TV in the first row so that it appears on the home screen
Pros and Cons Solex TV APK on FireStick
- Solex TV only features the Blue-ray connection. Therefore, high-quality streaming is guaranteed
- It has an impressive collection of movies, some of which you may not find anywhere else
- The app offers 100% AD-Free experience
- It is a lightweight app and does not cause any performance issues on FireStick and other low-speck Android devices, such as Android TV
- Lets you pick the video player of your choice (such as MX Player)
- It is a fast app, both navigation wise as well as at playback
- There are easy categories to pick the titles from on the main screen of the app
- Not the best user-interface you would find
- Displays only one category at a time on the screen
- Does not offer Real Debrid or Trakt integration
- Does not feature the latest movies
- Some titles may not play
Solex TV is a decent on-demand app for movies if you are looking for high-resolution streaming. Since the app only features the titles released in Blue-ray, you will not find the latest content here. However, it does have some interesting categories and titles for the quality streaming experience.
You can install Solex TV on FireStick within minutes. It is a lightweight app. Overall, I believe Solex TV is a must-try.
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