How to update Peacock TV on Amazon Firestick

What is Peacock TV?

Peacock TV is an American streaming service offering an on-demand video service that includes movies and TV shows. It is available for Android and iOS and you can also install Peacock TV for PC with the help of an Android emulator.

Initially, Peacock TV didn’t have native support for Amazon Firestick but later support was added and you can install Peacock TV from the store instead of sideloading it. Not only Amazon Firestick, but it now also supports Fire TV Stick Lite, Fire TV Stick 4K, and Fire TV enabled Smart TVs.

Once you install Peacock TV on Amazon Firestick, you need to regularly update the application in order to get the latest updates, new features, media content, and more. There are two ways to update Peacock TV on Amazon Firestick, one is manually updating the Peacock TV application and one is auto-updates. In this tutorial of “How to Update Peacock TV on Amazon Firestick“, I will show you both ways of updating the application.

Before starting with the tutorial of “How to Update Peacock TV on Amazon Firestick“, let me first give you a brief introduction of What actually Firestick it. Let us start with it.

What is Amazon FireStick?

The Amazon Firestick is a streaming device developed and sold by Amazon. It is more like Roku, with a USB shape, that plugs directly into the HDMI port of your TV. It is a full-featured device and upon connecting it to your TV, it will convert it to a smart TV. Keep one thing in mind, if you are to watch a paid service on Firestick, you need to sign up for a subscription separately.

You can watch movies and TV shows from the world’s most popular streaming apps like Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, HBO Now, including network TV apps, sports, and more with Amazon firestick. It is also compatible with other Amazon devices just like Amazon Echo, and you can connect firestick with Amazon Echo to enjoy even more.

How to update Peacock TV on Amazon Firestick
Amazon Firestick

How to update Peacock TV on Amazon Firestick?

There are two ways of updating Peacock TV on Amazon Firestick. I will show you both the manual and auto ways of updating it.

Update Peacock TV on Firestick Manually

(1) First of all, go to the Apps icon on the home screen.

(2) Then scroll down and look for Peacock TV in order to attempt the update. You can also search it in the recently used app.

(3) Once you find the Peacock TV app, then click on the three lines Menu Button [Horizontal Lines].

(4) Select more info, and see if there is any update available.

(5) If any update is available, tap on it and the latest version of Peacock TV will be installed.

(6) If no update is available and the app is already updated, the play icon will appear on the screen.

Update Peacock TV on Firestick with Auto Updates

(1) First of all, go to the setting option.

(2) Then go to the application menu and select it.

(3) Then go to the Appstore, after clicking on the application.

(4) Check if the Automatic Updates features are disabled, then turn it on. This way whenever an update is available, it will be automatically downloaded and installed. Once automatic updates are turned on, it will update the rest of the applications as well.

This is How to Update Peacock TV on Amazon Firestick using the auto-updates method and manual method. Both these methods require connectivity to the internet.

Pro Tip

If you have sideloaded the Android version of Peacock TV on your Amazon Firestick, you can get the latest version by following below-mentioned steps.

  • Uninstall the curren sideloaded Android version of Peacock TV.
  • Open the downloader app and then enter the current version URL of Peacock TV.
  • Simply install it and you will have the latest version of Peacock TV on your Amazon Firestick.

Why to Avoid Sideloaded Version?

There is no need to sideload the Peacock TV because Firestick now provides native support for Peacock TV. The sideload version of Peacock will display the user interface that is developed for other platforms, and it is pretty much possible that you will face navigation issues. To avoid any unpleasant experience, it is better to use the official version of Peacock TV.

Wrapping Up

I hope this simple tutorial about “How to Update Peacock TV on Amazon Firestick” is helpful and you will be able to update your app using both manual and auto way. As already mentioned, you don’t need to use the Sideload Peacock TV app as the official version is already available. If you have any issues while updating Peacock TV, you can reach out to us via the comment section.

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