How To Install So Player On Firestick – Expert Guide 2022

How to Install SO Player on Firestick & Fire TV · Launch your Amazon FireStick and search for the Downloader app in the app store

In this article, I will show you how to install SO Player on firestick. If you are interested, then you should read this article to the end. IPTV services are currently very popular in the United States, UK, Canada, etc and the reason behind this is it is more affordable and provides more features than your old satellite or cable TV connection.

Even if I talk about myself, I am a cord-cutter user for the past 1.5 years and I never regretted my decision of cutting the cord.

In the market there are so many IPTV services available, you can go with any. However, if you already have a subscription to your favorite IPTV service then most probably you are now looking for the perfect IPTV player for you, right? well, I was also in the same position when I purchased the subscription of my very first IPTV. 

After researching a bit I went with SO Player on firestick and believe me guys SO player is one of the best IPTV players I have ever used.

You have two choices for IPTV. The first is to purchase an IPTV device, which is a media player that you connect to your TV through a cable or satellite box. It includes Playlists and EPGs. The second is to watch online streaming through a website on your web browser. Both ways are convenient, but there’s only one right way to watch it.

There are two kinds of IPTV players out there today, one is the SO Player and the other is the Plex Player. Both of them are very good for IPTV streaming but today I am going to show you the best way to download and install the SO IPTV player on a firestick.

Now before I begin with the guide, let’s first see What is SO Player? is and its features.

What is SO Player and why do we need it?

An IPTV media player such as SO Player is nothing but a VLC media player. For example, there is a VLC media player that lets us watch any extension of video file on our mobile or TV screen and the same goes with SO Player. But the only difference is with SO Player we load playlists and EPGs of IPTV services. 

Now you need an IPTV media player because the majority of IPTV services don’t provide the media player, they only provide the playlist and now you need to find a media player to load that playlist. The majority of IPTV services recommend SO Player to their customers. 

The interface of the SO player is really good and once you start using it, it will automatically adjust its settings to your way of watching. You can watch live TV channels and On-demand video content easily with the help of this IPTV media player.

Features of SO Player

  • It has a very good interface that makes it stand out in the crowd.
  • SO Player on firestick also shows the daily recommendation to you according to your interest.
  • It has so many customization options that you can choose accordingly.
  • It also lets you watch your favorite content with subtitles.
  • It is very easy to use and understand.

Setting Up firestick to Install SO Player

Now, as I already told you SO Player is not available on the Amazon App store, so now we need to sideload the SO Player on firestick but before we do that we need to enable Apps from unknown sources from the settings of your firestick. Don’t know how to do that? well, don’t worry follow the below steps.

First of all, you need to open your FireStick device.

Now go to settings of your firestick and click on the My Fire TV option.

Now you need to click on Developer options.

Now you need to click on Apps from Unknown sources to enable it. After that it will show you some warning kind of message, simply ignore it and click Ok.

Now we are ready to install SO Player on our firestick device.

How to Install SO Player on Firestick [2 Ways]

Well, if you are interested in installing the SO Player on firestick then you can do that quite easily. Downloader is an application that is often used by users to sideload apps on firestick but they don’t know there is one more app that is ES File Explorer and it can also help you in sideloading SO Player on firestick.

So, below we have shared both the methods, you can follow any method of your choice. I personally use the Downloader method to install third-party apps on firestick but you can use the ES File explorer method as well. Both the methods are working and tested by me.

Steps to Install SO Player on Firestick via Downloader

Now if you are interested in following the downloader method to install SO Player then, first of all, you need to download the Downloader app. Below are the steps to download the downloader app on your firestick device.

Open FireTV home screen and search for ‘downloader’.

Click on the install button to start the downloading and installing process.

Once the app is installed you can click on the open button to open it.

Now it’s time to install the Ola TV app on FireStick via the downloader application.

Step 1) First of all, open the ‘Downloader’ application that you installed earlier.

Step 2) Click on ‘Allow’ whenever it asks to grant all the required permissions. You can also change the permission afterward by going to Settings >> Applications >> Manage Installed Applications >> Downloader > Permissions.

Step 3) Now you will see a home screen of the downloader app.

Step 4) Enter this URL in the required file and hit the Go button.

Step 5) After clicking on the Go button, the downloader application will start doing its job. It will connect to the server and the download will start in no time.

Step 6) Once the APK is downloaded, you need to click on the ‘Install button.

Step 7) Now the SO Player app on firestick will start installing.

Step 8) Once SO Player on firestick is installed successfully, all you need to do is click on the Done button.

Step 9) After installing the app on firestick, we will delete the APK as it is of no use now. Deleting the APK will free up some space.

Step 10) If it is asking for confirmation then again simply click on the ‘ Delete’ button.


So, this was our article on How to install and set up the SO Player on firestick. Here in this article, I tried my best to teach you the correct way of installing the SO Player. According to my, SO Player is really a very good IPTV media player and I highly recommend you to use this media player on your firestick.

If you have any queries or if you are stuck at any part of this guide then don’t worry just drop down your comment and I’ll try my best to solve your problem asap.