FileLinked is an app that provides access to many apps and games not available on the Amazon Appstore or Google Play Store. With FileLinked, you can install multiple apps at once using codes. This makes it easy to customize your Fire TV device.
However, FileLinked is not without risks. Some of the apps available through it may contain malware or illegal content. To stay safe, only install apps from reputable sources.
This tutorial will show you how to install FileLinked on Firestick, Fire TV, and Android TV boxes. We’ll also cover how to use FileLinked and answer common questions about it.
How FileLinked Works
FileLinked allows you to easily install apps by entering numeric codes associated with app repositories.Developers can create their own FileLinked codes to share their apps.
Each code leads to a repository containing various apps and APK files. By entering a code, you can install all the apps from that repository in just a few clicks.
Some benefits of FileLinked include:
- Access to apps not on official app stores
- Simultaneous installation of multiple apps
- Faster installation compared to manual APK sideloading
- Easy customization of your device
However, as mentioned earlier, you should be cautious about the safety of apps installed from FileLinked. Stick to codes from known reputable sources.
Is FileLinked Legal and Safe?
The FileLinked app itself is perfectly legal. However, some of the content available through it may violate copyright laws or contain malware.
You should only use codes and install apps from trustworthy sources. Avoid “free” movies, shows, and live sports apps, as these often contain illegal streams or malware.
Stick to installing mainstream apps like Kodi, media players, emulators, VPNs, etc. from reputable developers. As long as you’re careful about what you install, FileLinked can be used safely.
Requirements to Install FileLinked
To install FileLinked on your device, you will need:
- Firestick, Fire TV, or Android TV box
- Downloader app
- Apps from Unknown Sources enabled
The Downloader app allows you to directly download and install APK files on your device. Enable "Apps from Unknown Sources" in your device‘s settings to allow installation of apps outside of official app stores.
Both options are easy to set up and covered in detail later.
Now let‘s get to the installation steps:
How to Install FileLinked on Firestick & Fire TV
Follow these steps to install FileLinked on your Amazon Fire TV device:
Step 1: Enable Apps from Unknown Sources
You need to enable installation of non-Amazon store apps before you can install FileLinked.
On your Firestick or Fire TV, go to:
Settings > My Fire TV > Developer Options
Turn on Apps from Unknown Sources and select Turn On.
Confirm by selecting Turn On again on the warning prompt.
Enabling Apps from Unknown Sources on Fire TV
Step 2: Install Downloader App
Go to the Amazon Appstore and search for Downloader. Select the Downloader app and install it.
Alternatively, you can install directly on your device using these links:
Open the Downloader app after it finishes installing.
Step 3: Download Latest FileLinked APK
In the URL bar of Downloader, enter:
Then click Go to start the download. Once it completes, you‘ll see the install prompt.
Step 4: Install FileLinked APK
Select Install to install the FileLinked APK on your device.
Install the FileLinked APK
The installation should only take a few seconds to finish.
Step 5: Open FileLinked
After installation completes, select Open to launch FileLinked. You can also find it under Your Apps on the Firestick/Fire TV home screen.
That‘s it! FileLinked is now ready to use on your device.
How to Install FileLinked on Android TV Box
The process is largely the same for Android TV boxes like the Nvidia Shield, Xiaomi Mi Box, etc. Here are the steps:
Step 1: Enable Unknown Sources
Go to Settings > Security & Privacy and enable Unknown Sources. This allows installation of apps from outside the Play Store.
Step 2: Install Downloader App
Search for Downloader on the Play Store and install it. Alternatively, you can install it directly using this link.
Step 3: Download Latest FileLinked APK
Open Downloader and enter the URL:
Select Go to download the APK.
Step 4: Install FileLinked
Once downloaded, click Install to install FileLinked.
Step 5: Launch FileLinked
Select Open after installation to launch FileLinked. You can also find it in your Android TV app drawer.
That completes the FileLinked installation process on Android TV Boxes.
How to Remove Ads in FileLinked
When you first open FileLinked, you‘ll notice ads on the home screen. Here‘s how to remove them:
Open FileLinked and select the gear icon in the top-right corner.
Next, toggle off the option for Show Hints and Useful Information.
Select Apply to remove ads.
Removing Ads in FileLinked
Your FileLinked home screen will now be ad-free for smoother navigation.
How to Use FileLinked
Using FileLinked is very simple. Follow these steps:
Open FileLinked on your device.
Enter a valid numeric code from a trusted source.
Select Next and then confirm the repository name.
You‘ll see a list of apps available in the repository. Select the apps you want to install.
Click on the Download button to install all your chosen apps.
The installation will start and complete automatically. All the apps will be added to your Firestick or Android TV box.
Some popular FileLinked codes include:
1234– Loonatics Empire repository
77785308– TV Zion FileLinked code
76788899– Nitro TV FileLinked code
666666– Tech Doctor UK repository
Only use codes from developers or sites you trust to avoid malware. You can find many leaked codes, but they often contain pirated content.
Tips for Safe FileLinked Usage
Here are some tips to stay safe while using FileLinked:
Only install mainstream apps like Kodi, MX Player, VLC, VPNs, etc. Avoid anything that seems illegal or sketchy.
Don‘t install apps related to free movies, shows, sports, IPTV, etc. These often have malware or illegal streams.
Scan any installed APKs with antivirus software like Malwarebytes to detect threats.
Avoid entering personal info like your email anywhere within FileLinked.
Only use codes found on reputable tech blogs and developer websites.
Check online forums and Reddit to confirm a code is safe before using it.
Start with repositories like TechDoctorUK and Loonatics Empire that are known to be safe.
As long as you take precautions, FileLinked is a great utility for easily setting up your streaming device.
Here are some common FileLinked issues and fixes:
FileLinked not working? This is usually because the FileLinked website has been taken down. Try installing from a trustworthy third-party host instead of filelinked.com directly. Our download link uses a reliable host.
Can‘t install apps? Enable Apps from Unknown Sources if on Firestick/Fire TV. On Android TV, enable Unknown Sources in security settings. Also ensure you have enough storage space.
App not opening? Try clearing the app data and cache for the problematic app. Reinstall the app if needed.
Code not working? The code may be outdated or no longer maintained. Search for an updated working code from a trusted source.
FileLinked stuck on loading screen? Force close the app and clear cache/data. Restart your streaming device and re-enter the code.
FileLinked Frequently Asked Questions
Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about FileLinked:
What happened to the FileLinked website?
The FileLinked website has been taken down multiple times due to legal issues. As of 2022, filelinked.com shows a piracy warning message from the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE).
Is FileLinked safe to use?
The FileLinked app itself is safe but the individual apps installed through it may not be. Exercise caution and only use codes from reputable sources. Refer to our safety tips.
Can you get a virus from FileLinked?
Yes, it‘s possible to get malware from apps installed via FileLinked if proper precautions are not taken. Only install apps from trustworthy repositories.
Does FileLinked work on Nvidia Shield?
Yes, you can install FileLinked on the Nvidia Shield TV just like any other Android TV box. Just enable Unknown sources and use a Downloader app to install it.
Does FileLinked work on Firestick 4K?
FileLinked works flawlessly on the Fire TV Stick 4K. Just enable Apps from Unknown Sources and Downloader app as covered earlier.
Is there a FileLinked app for iPhone/iOS?
No. FileLinked is only available for Android and Fire OS devices. There is no dedicated FileLinked app for iOS devices.
How do I get the latest FileLinked APK?
We recommend using the direct download link provided earlier in this guide. Alternatively, search for a working third-party APK host online.
Can you use FileLinked on LG Smart TV?
Unfortunately FileLinked doesn‘t work directly on LG Smart TVs. You‘ll need to install it on a streaming media device like the Firestick or Chromecast connected to your LG TV.
And that wraps up this guide on how to install and use FileLinked! Let me know if you have any other questions in the comments.