In this guide, I will show you how to install Terrarium TV on FireStick / Fire TV / Fire TV Cube. So if it is something you were looking for, your search ends here.
For the new users who are wondering what is Terrarium TV, well, it is one of the best Amazon Fire Stick apps which works like Netflix but without any paid subscription. You can watch movies, TV Shows, and other videos without paying a single penny. Moreover, you don’t need to jailbreak your FireStick for it. Read this if you are wondering Terrarium TV is legal or not.
If you are an existing and regular user of Terrarium TV, you already know by now that Terrarium TV developers made a sudden announcement that they are shutting down the app and it will no longer be available effective immediately. When you open it, you will get a prompt to update it. However, updating the app will make no difference. You cannot use the app anymore. By the end of September 2018, the app will not even be accessible anymore.
This came to me as a big shock. I have been a very regular user of Terrarium TV on my Fire TV Stick. I am surely going to miss it. There is no denying that Terrarium TV was the best streaming app of its time.
If you are looking for other options, you would want to consider the top alternatives to Terrarium TV.
But, what if I told you that you could continue watching your favorite content via Terrarium TV even after it has been taken down? Yes, there is a mod version of the Terrarium TV that does not prompt you to update the app and lets you watch all the existing on-demand movies and shows.
There is a catch though. Since the developers are no longer supporting the app, no new content will be added from now on. The modded app will only let you watch movies and shows that are already the part of Terrarium TV at the moment when it shut down. But, if you happen to be a huge fan of this incredible app, like I am, you would want to continue with it as long as you can. Therefore, I have updated this guide to help you download the patched/modified version of Terrarium TV.
Now that you know all the facts about this app, let me show you how to install Terrarium TV on Amazon Fire Stick. I will add two working methods, you could choose whatever is more convenient for you.
Method 1: Install Terrarium TV on FireStick Using Downloader App
The regular version of the Terrarium TV app recommended using the Yes Player for fewer ads and better streaming experience. But, off late, several users told us that Yes Player wasn’t downloading. Now with the regular version of the app gone, we suggest using MX Player as the default video player.
In the following steps, you will first learn how to install the Terrarium TV patched version and later you will see how to install MX Player on FireStick. Make sure you install MX Player first before opening the Terrarium TV app.
Before we start, turn on “Allow apps from unknown sources” on your FireStick. You can do that by heading to Settings > System > Developer Options. Now, follow the steps below.
NOTE: If you already have the previous version of TTV, you need to uninstall it before starting the steps to install patched/modded Terrarium TV app for Fire Stick.
Step 1: Install the Downloader app from Amazon Store if you don’t have it already. Select the search option on the FireStick home-screen and look up for the Downloader app.
Step 2: Run the Downloader app from Your Apps & Channels section. Following is the Downloader home-screen you will be presented with. Select and click the space on the right for the URL field
Step 3: An on-screen keyboard pops up. Enter the following URL: https://www.firesticktricks.com/ttv
Step 4: Hit the GO button
Step 5: (Only required if you are redirected. If the file downloads directly, skip this step) You will be redirected to a webpage in the Browser section of the Downloader app. Click the Download button.
Step 6: Wait for the Downloader to download the Terrarium TV Modded APK file on your Fire TV / Fire Stick / Fire TV Cube.
Step 7: As soon as the file is downloaded, the Downloader app will begin the installation process. Go to the bottom right of the window. You will notice that the Next button changes to Install.
Click Install to continue
Step 8: Wait for the installation to complete
Step 9: The App Installed notification indicates that Terrarium TV modded version has been installed on your FireStick device.
Do not click the OPEN button yet. Click DONE. We need to install MX Player first to make Terrarium TV work. The modded version may not work with any other media player.
Step 10: When you are back on the Downloader window, click Delete
Step 11: Click Delete again. This deletes the Terrarium TV APK on your FireStick. You don’t need it an longer as you have already installed the app.
We will now install the MX Player on FireStick
Step 12: Now, click the Home tab again on the Downloader on the left
Click the URL field again
Step 13: Enter the following URL: http://bit.ly/mxfire
Step 14: Wait for the APK to download. When it is downloaded, the installation will start. Click Install on the bottom right
Step 15: When the MX Player is installed, App Installed notification will appear again.
Click DONE. We don’t need to open MX Player directly.
Terrarium TV patched version is now installed on FireStick. What you simply need to do is go to the Your Apps & Channels and run Terrarium TV.
You will first be greeted with the Changelog prompt. Click OK.
When prompted to choose the default player, select MX Player
Accept the terms and conditions when the Disclaimer window pops
Here’s your Terrarium TV app successfully installed on Amazon Fire Stick. Enjoy!!!
How to Use Fire Stick with Terrarium TV ‘Safely’
Before you start streaming with Terrarium TV on your Fire Stick, I would like to warn you that everything you stream on Terrarium is visible to your ISP and Government. Reportedly, the current version of TTV is recording the users’ location. This means, streaming copyrighted content (free movies and TV shows) might get you into legal trouble.
Thankfully, you can hide your online streaming/browsing activities with a VPN. A VPN a.k.a Virtual Private Network helps you bypass ISP throttling, Government Surveillance, and content geo-restrictions.
I am using ExpressVPN on my Fire Stick, mobile, and PC. After trying several paid and free VPNs, I can say ExpressVPN is the fastest and most secure VPN.
We do not encourage the violation of the 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.
Here’s how to start using ExpressVPN on your FireStick and 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 freely for the first 30-days and if you are not satisfied with the performance (which is highly unlikely), you can ask for the full refund.
Step 2: Power ON your Fire TV / Stick and go to “Search” option on the extreme left. Now type “Expressvpn” (without quotes) in the search bar and select ExpressVPN when it shows up in the search results
Step 3: Click “Download” to install the ExpressVPN app for Fire TV / Stick.
Step 4: Open the app and enter your login credentials which you created while buying the ExpressVPN subscription. Click “Sign in”
Step 5: 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.
Method 2: Install Terrarium on FireStick Using Apps2Fire
This method to install Terrarium TV on FireStick is easiest and takes no time. But it works only if you have already installed this app on your Android smartphone. If that is not the case, please move to other methods. For any reason, if you still want to use this method, follow the steps below.
STEP 1. First of all, we need to Turn On “ADB debugging” and “Apps from Unknown Sources” on your FireStick. It can be done via Settings > System/Device > Developer Options.
STEP 2. Now we need your FireStick IP Address. For that, you can go to Settings > System/Device > About > Network. You will see the IP details on the right-hand. Note down the IP address somewhere.
STEP 3. In this step, you need to download and install Terrarium TV APK on your Android smartphone if not already installed. The APK file can be downloaded from here – https://www.firesticktricks.com/ttv
STEP 4. Now if you don’t have the Apps2Fire app already installed on your Android smartphone, go to Google Play Store and install Apps2Fire (Original).
STEP 5. Launch the Apps2Fire app on your smartphone. Go to SETUP and add the FireStick IP address which we noted down in Step 2 above.
STEP 6. Click on “Local Apps” menu in the Apps2Fire app, and search for Terrarium TV app. When you will click on the app, it will show your option “Install”. As soon as you click “Install”, the app will start uploading on your FireStick.
STEP 7. That’s all. We have installed Terrarium TV app on Fire Stick using Apps2Fire.
Note: The app is supported by Ads, so you will be seeing some Ads while watching free movies / TV Shows on your Fire Stick.
I hope that you have installed Terrarium TV on Fire Stick without encountering any issues. But if you are unable to install, let me know in the comments section below and I would love to help you out. If you get any troubles in streaming, check out how to fix buffering on Terrarium TV.Disclaimer - FireStickTricks.com does not verify the legality or security of any add-ons, apps or services mentioned on this site. Also, we do not promote, host or link to copyright-protected streams. We highly discourage piracy and strictly advise our readers to avoid it at all costs. Any mention of free streaming on our site is purely meant for copyright-free content that is available in the Public domain. Read our full disclaimer.