Have you heard about Syncler? This relatively new streaming app has quickly become a favorite way to watch movies and shows on Firestick and Android TV devices.
In this guide, I‘ll provide a full overview of Syncler along with step-by-step instructions to get you streaming in no time.
What is Syncler & Why Use It?
Syncler is a multi-source streaming app for Firestick, Android TV, and other platforms. It aggregates movies and shows from torrent streaming sources and websites.
According to data from AppBrain, Syncler has been installed over 500,000 times since launching in 2020.
What makes Syncler special compared to other streaming apps?
Huge library – Over 250,000 movies and TV shows available from various streaming sources. New content is added constantly.
High quality streams – Syncler finds dozens of links and grabs the highest quality one. Most content is available in crisp 1080p or 4K.
Real-Debrid integration – Link your RD account for faster streaming speeds. This is a game changer!
Customizable – Install "provider packages" to pull in your favorite streaming sources. The options are endless.
100% free – No subscription or fees required, just install and start watching.
User-friendly design – Intuitive interface that‘s very easy to navigate. Great for streaming novices.
Multi-device support – Available on Firestick, Android TV, Android mobiles and tablets, Windows, Mac, iOS, and more.
Syncler manages to provide free HD streaming while staying on the right side of the law. It‘s up to users to provide the streaming sources via provider packages. This hands-off approach has kept Syncler around despite clones getting shut down.
Next up, I‘ll walk you through installing Syncler on your Fire TV device step-by-step.
How To Install Syncler on Firestick and Fire TV
Here is the full guide to installing the latest version of Syncler on your Firestick 4K or Fire TV Cube:
Enable Apps from Unknown Sources
First we need to allow installation of apps from outside the Amazon Appstore:
- Go to Settings > My Fire TV > Developer Options.
- Turn on Apps from Unknown Sources and ADB Debugging.
This setting allows you to install apps downloaded from the web or other sources.
Install the Downloader App
Now we need an easy way to install APK files like Syncler.
On your Firestick or Fire TV home screen:
- Use the search to find the Downloader app.
- Select it and click Download.
- Once downloaded, open the Downloader app.
The Downloader app provides a quick way to install APKs from their download URLs.
Download the Syncler APK
Inside the Downloader app:
- Enter the URL: syncler.net
- Scroll down and click APK Download.
- Select Install when prompted.
This downloads the latest APK file for Syncler directly to your device.
Install from Unknown Sources
When trying to install, you‘ll get a verification prompt:
- Select Settings.
- Toggle Allow from this source for Downloader.
- Press back and select Install.
This grants Downloader permission to install apps from outside sources.
Open Syncler App
Once installed, you‘ll see a "Syncler Ready" message.
Press Open to launch the Syncler app! It‘s now available in your Firestick or Fire TV app menu.
That covers the full installation process. Next I‘ll provide steps for Android TV devices.
How To Install Syncler on Android TV
The installation method is nearly the same on all Android TV devices like:
- NVIDIA SHIELD
- Chromecast with Google TV
- Xiaomi Mi Box
- Tivo Stream 4K
- Sony Smart TVs
- & more
Here are the steps:
Enable Unknown Sources
First allow installation of unknown apps:
- Go to Settings > Apps or Applications.
- Enable Unknown Sources or Install Unknown Apps.
This setting varies by device but allows installing outside the Play Store.
Install Downloader App
Search for the Downloader app in the Play Store:
- Install Downloader
- Launch the app after installing
This provides an interface to enter URLs and install APKs.
Download Syncler APK
In the Downloader app:
- Enter the URL: syncler.net
- Click APK Download near the bottom
- Select Install when prompted
This downloads the Syncler installation file.
Install from Unknown Source
When installing, you‘ll need to enable:
- Select Settings
- Toggle "Allow from this source" for Downloader
- Press back and click Install
This verifies Downloader as a trusted source.
Once installed, open Syncler from your app menu!
The app is now ready to set up and stream.
Integrating Real-Debrid for Better Streams
While Syncler works great on its own, you can supercharge streaming by integrating a premium account like Real-Debrid (RD).
Here are the steps to connect your Real-Debrid account:
Sign Up for Real-Debrid
First, you‘ll need a Real-Debrid account:
- Visit real-debrid.com
- Select a membership (Premium recommended)
- Enter your payment details
A Premium account unlocks faster speeds and more high-quality streams.
Link Account in Syncler
Inside the Syncler app:
- Go to Settings > Accounts > Real-Debrid
- Enter your RD username and password
- Click Add Account
This authorizes your RD account access through Syncler.
When adding your account, Syncler provides a unique code:
- Visit real-debrid.com/device
- Enter the code from Syncler and click Continue
- Sign into your RD account if prompted
This step verifies your device to use your Real-Debrid account. And that‘s it! Syncler can now access your RD premium links.
According to a Syncler developer, integrating Real-Debrid provides:
- Faster streaming – RD unlocks CDN servers for higher speeds
- More 4K/1080p links – You‘ll get more high-quality sources
- Enhanced reliability– Avoid buffering and lag with premium CDNs
So if you want the best experience, Real-Debrid integration is highly recommended. Now let‘s look at adding provider packages.
Installing Provider Packages
The last main setup step is installing a provider package. These addons integrate streaming sources into Syncler.
Here‘s how to add a provider:
Get Authorization Code
Inside Syncler, go to:
- Settings > Provider Packages
- Choose a package like Express or Kosmos
- Note down the authorization code shown
This unique code links your device.
Enter Code on syncler.net
Next, grab your phone, tablet or computer:
- Go to syncler.net/install
- Enter the code from the previous step
- Click Next
This verifies your device to receive the package.
Insert Provider URL
On the next screen:
- Enter your chosen provider URL
- Click Done
Here are some top packages to try:
- Express –
- Eternal –
- Seren –
There are many options so feel free to experiment!
Head back to Syncler on your streaming device. It will now detect the new provider.
And that‘s it! You can install multiple providers, or stick with just one.
With Real-Debrid enabled and providers installed, you‘re all set to enjoy unlimited HD streaming.
Tips for Managing Syncler
Here are some helpful tips for managing Syncler and customizing your setup:
Categorize Your Media
Organize your Movies and TV Shows how you want:
- Edit main menu categories
- Create custom sections
- Set default sorting options
- Favorite specific genres
This makes navigating Syncler quicker to find what you want.
Stream foreign language content or watch quietly:
- Go to Settings > Subtitles
- Turn on subtitle support
- Select subtitle languages
With this enabled, subtitles will appear when available.
Set a Default Player
Choose your preferred video player:
- In Settings > Player, choose External Player
- Select MX Player, VLC or other installed player app
This will launch your chosen player when streaming content.
Connect Your Trakt Account
Keep track of watched movies and shows:
- Go to Accounts > Trakt
- Enter your Trakt credentials
- Enable sync progress and watched status
Connecting Trakt automatically updates your viewing activity.
Clear Old Cache Files
Free up storage space and speed up loading:
- Go to Tools > Clear Cache
- Select Clear Database Cache
- Clear Image Cache and Provider Cache too
This deletes temporary cached data to keep Syncler running smoothly.
Experiment with Providers
Test out different provider packages:
- Try the Kosmos or Express packages
- Check Kodi repository for more options
- Join Syncler Telegram groups for newest releases
Finding the best providers ensures maximum high-quality streams.
I hope these tips help you customize Syncler to your needs and preferences!
That concludes this complete guide on installing Syncler and setting it up with Real-Debrid.
While it may seem like a lot of steps, the installation process is very straightforward. Once configured, you‘ll have access to a massive library of free HD movies and shows.
Here are some key takeaways:
Enable unknown sources – Critical first step to allow external app installs on Firestick or Android TV.
Use Downloader app – Provides an interface to enter URLs and download APKs.
Integrate Real-Debrid – Linking a premium RD account unlocks faster streaming from more high-quality sources.
Install provider packages – These addons aggregate media content into Syncler from various streaming sources.
Customize your setup – Categorize your media, enable subtitles, set a default player, and more based on your preferences.
Keep it updated – Clear old caches and experiment with new providers periodically.
I hope you found this guide helpful. Let me know if you have any other questions about using Syncler or setting it up!