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How to Watch Live Sports on FireStick for Free

Are you looking for a free method to watch live sports on Firestick? This guide is sufficient to help you set your Firestick for watching free sports and Live TV without spending a penny. Using this guide, you can integrate the free sports functionality on any Firestick device and Fire TV Cube. So keep reading to find your answer.

This guide helps you watch free sports online on Firestick, FireTV, and other smart TVs such as Android and Apple TV. For all devices, these steps are different, but the central concept is almost the same for android based TV sets and other devices. Whatever device you are using, stick around, and you will find the required information at the end of this guide.

For sports content, on Firestick, there are plenty of paid apps available that can be used on any generation of Firestick and Android smart TV. The only question that comes regularly is about the free apps for watching sports content from Firestick users.

Is FireStick Allows you to Watch Free Sports?

Firesticks don’t allow free streaming of sports from the available apps, but some methods can be used to avail this functionality.

How to Watch Live Sports on FireStick For Free?

Yes, you can watch free live sports on Firestick. However, it is not possible with the available tools on your TV. You need to go for third-party apps. You need to install third-party apps. The installation process and the complete procedure are given below in the next section of this guide. The whole installation process is shown below, along with the screenshot, so that our reader understands the process less quickly.

By default, Firestick and other devices don’t allow its customers to download third-party (unknown apps) from the internet. This is because of the privacy measures of the end-users. So, you need to enable this feature from the settings section.

The below-given step-by-step guide helps you enable downloads from unknown sources.

  • From the Firestick home page, go to “Settings.”
  • Click on “My Fire TV” from the right side
  • Scroll down and look for developer options
  • Open Developer Options
  • Click on the button next to “Apps from Unknown Sources.”
  • A message will appear that this functionality is enabled.
  • Now your FireTV is all set to download third-party apps.

First of all, you need to download the “Downloader” app. It is like a bridge between your device and third-party apps. This means with the help of a downloader; you can install third-party apps. Downloader app is available on the Amazon app store.

The below-given step-by-step guide will help you install the downloader app on your system. You may follow the screenshots for better results.

Fresh start FireStick and navigate to Apps from the top menu

FireStick Free streaming

Click on Categories from the apps

FireStick streaming Free

From the categories list, click on “Utilities.”

FireStick streaming Free live

Select “Downloader” from the next screen.

FireStick streaming Free live

Wait for some time for the download and click on “Download” to install the downloader app.

FireStick streaming Free live

After installing, click on “Open” to start the downloader app.

FireStick streaming Free live

Click on “Allow” to permit the downloader app to access your device’s photos, media, and files.

FireStick Free streaming

Once you open the downloader app, a text box will appear with the title “Enter a URL or Search Term” Once you click on the box, it will display an on-screen keyboard.

FireStick streaming Free live

Enter “” in the search box and select the “Go” button.

FireStick streaming Free live

It will start the downloading process (speed depends on the internet speed and server response time)

FireStick streaming Free live

Wait for some time to download the app, and then click on the “Install” button to add this free sports app to your apps list.

FireStick streaming Free live

Wait for some time to complete the installation process, and click on “Done” once everything is completed.

FireStick streaming Free live

All done. The free sports app is installed on your system, and you are all set to watch free sports TV on Firestick.

This free Firestick app is home to more than 1500 live TV channels where you can watch different sports genres from various countries. Besides free sports, it also allows you to watch dramas, news, music, and other options from all around the globe.

Besides the downloader app, another method can be used for watching free sports online on Firestick. Yes, you can opt for Kodi.

How to Watch Live Sports on FireStick with Kodi?

If you don’t want to use third-party apps on Firestick, you can use the Kodi sports addon as an alternate. Below this guide, a detailed guide is given to installing Kodi on Firestick and then watching free live sports channels.

A variety of Kodi addons are available for free online sports streaming on Firestick. If you are using Kodi, you must be familiar with the fact that Kodi addons go down after some time. So it is hard to give the vote to the best sports addon. Here will be discussing the generic way of installing Kodi addons on Firestick. You may use the below-given guide for the installation of any Kodi addon.

With the help of Kodi sports addons, the Firestick and FireTV users can enjoy live sports streaming, sports highlights, sports news, and much more for free. Before using a Kodi addon on Firestick, you will need to first install it on your device with the help of a downloader app. Here is the guide that will help you to install Kodi on FireStick.

If you have Kodi already installed, skip the above link and follow the below-given guide for the addon installation on Firestick.

  • Open Kodi and then go to Settings from the left side menu
  • Click on “Systems”
  • Select Addons and then click on Unknown Sources
  • Click on “Yes”
  • Click on Unknown Sources > then press “Yes” on the Pop-up
  • Go back to Home > Select Settings > Select File Manager > Add Source
    Select “None”
  • Click on the Settings Icon that you can see at the top left side of your screen.
  • Type the path of the addon repository (most of the time, it is a link) in the top text box
  • Now type a relevant name in the bottom box > Click OK.
  • Go back to Home > Select Add-ons > Addon browser > Install from Zip file
    Click on Jesus Box > Enter the zip file path in this section
  • Now, Wait for the “Addon Enabled” notification.
  • Select Install From Repository > click on the repository; it should be relevant to your addon name.
  • Click on Video Addons > Click on the sports addon you just added through the zip file  > Install and wait for notification.

Final Words

To conclude the above guide, watching sports online for free on Firestick is simple. You may use either the payment from the above two discussed solutions. Either use the Kodi addon or the third-party app through the downloader app.

Based on our experience, it is good to go for Kodi as there are plenty of options available in sports Kodi addons. Going for the first option, i.e., the Live NetTV app, is also a good option as it provides multiple channels in one place.

The Live NetTV is best when you want to access music, sports, movies, TV shows, dramas, etc., in one place. In the end, it is also recommended to go for a VPN whenever you want to install third-party apps on your Firestick or FireTV. This is an added functionality for enhanced privacy protection.

Masri serves as the Chief Content Editor at BestKodiTips. With three years of experience, she excels in creating technical content, focusing on how-to guides, Android and Kodi tutorials, app reviews, and addressing common technological challenges. She ensures to stay abreast of the latest tech updates. Outside of work, Masir finds pleasure in reading books, watching documentaries, and engaging in table tennis.

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