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How to install and watch Sling TV on Firestick

We all want to have an established TV expression each time we are streaming remotely. It all gets better when we install and watch Sling TV on Fire Stick. Though there are other alternatives to this, and they include Roku, LG TV, Apple TV, Fire Stick 4k, and many more. But for now, we are going to focus on Firestick.

This is an Amazon $5 smart TV system that allows us to get a full HD 1080p video on a large TV screen. With it, you can have access to your sling interface particular to your account, upgrade it and play shows just as it would play on other devices.

Sling customers have Fire Stick on the list of preferred top 10 devices because of its Sling relay and set up ease. You don’t have to climb a dunghill to start using your Sling account on Fire Stick.

See also: How to add a device to your Sling TV account

Firestick set up

If you would have to use a sling you must have to get this HD Amazon Stick ready for use. All you have to do is to couple a small rectangular box with a cord, adapter, and plug into the HDMI port on the back of your television box. The USB like cord should be fixed intermittently between the adapter and the Amazon box, that is, having two ends, one should be connected to the adapter for power supply, while the other end goes to the side of the box. Then, connect the stick to the TV’s required port. When you do this, the system is ready to be used on your TV.

Switch on your power source, press the “home” button, and the “play” or “pause” button. The next sets of things to do are language selection, internet connection, Amazon account registration/sign-in, and account confirmation.

Installing Sling

Go to the menu and search for Sling. Use your remote to select the words that make up the word “sling”.  A list of related options would appear including Sling TV, select “Sling TV” – this doesn’t install your app but comes with a page with several apps and videos, including the Sling TV tile.

Click on the tile: this will take you to the Sling TV product description page where you click a download icon to start installing. Once it is done, click on “open” to get into Sling where you will see to options displayed: “watch 7 days free”, first, and “watch for free”, second. Select the later If you want to pay a dime or subscribe to any plan. But if you have an account already, you can choose the former to gain access.

Lastly, if you had chosen the free 7 days package, you would be required to log in or sign up.

Note: If your Firestick remote is not walking you can try Alexa, an intelligent personal assistant service that is integrated into Fire Stick to help with your search. You can find it on other Amazon echo. She interprets voice instructions into action on the Fire Stick.

You can make a statement like,” Alexa, open sling” to open your Sling app.

Sling’s Interface on Fire Stick

The sling interface has a list of sub-menus on the open menu bar. You can see them below

My TV – helps you to create a list of favorite shows for easy access

ON NOW – keeps in tune with what is happening at the moment

GUIDE – this gives you access to show timing

SPORTS – here, you have a view of a variety of sports shows.

PS: If your sling is due for an update, you will see a sign to update it. Just click to start updating.

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