Make an App Run at Startup on Firestick

If you use your Firestick or Android TV and decide to just only use Kodi, then you don’t need the home screen at all. In this case it’s better if you get access to Kodi immediately after you turn on your Firestick or Android TV.

You can use the Launch on Boot app to make an app startup run on Firestick. By using this app, you will be able to choose an app to launch directly when you start or wake your Firestick. Launch on Boot is very easy to use and it works perfectly.

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Without further ado, let’s jump right into the guide.

How to Download Launch on Boot from FileLinked:

In case you don’t know, FileLinked is an app that you can use to share files but also as a sideloading tool for Android. You can share content such as photos, music, videos and APK files with it.

Haven’t downloaded FileLinked on your device, yet? Here is a guide on how to install FileLinked on Firestick and Fire TV.

Follow these easy steps to install ‘Launch On Boot”:

1. Launch FileLinked on your Firestick or Fire TV and enter 11111111 (eight ones) to access WebSafetyTips Store.

continue on WST store

2. Click the “Launch on Boot” app and patiently wait for it to download.

Download launcher on boot from WST store

3. Go for Install option.

install launch on boot from WST store

4. Choose Open to launch the app right away.

How to use Launch On Boot:

When Launch on Boot opens, a short tutorial appears. It’s your decision to take a look or just skip it and go to the last page.

Launch on boot initial tutorial

1. Slide the first toggle to enable the app startup run on Firestick.
The second toggle will auto-start the Live Channels apps, but in this guide we will use the first and the last toggle. Feel free to use the second toggle if you are interested.

enable launcher on boot app

2. If you prefer the app to launch when you Fire TV Stick wakes up, enable the last toggle to do that for you.

3. Click on SELECT APP to search for your favorite app to launch and click on it.
In this guide, we will assign Kodi 18.3 as an app startup run on Firestick, but you can choose any app you prefer.

select app on launcher on boot app

4. You will see under the SELECT APP Box, a short preview of what app you chose (org.xbmx.kodi in this case).

5. Go and test “Launch on Boot” by clicking TEST.

test launch on boot

6. Restart your Firestick or Fire TV. Go at Settings > My Fire TV > Restart.

restart firestick
7. After your device is restarted, Kodi 18.3 will launch right away.

Want to access back your Firestick Launch as it was before you installed Launch on Boot app? Just press the Home button on your remote and your Home screen will be back in it’s default mode.

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Let us know in the comments down below if you managed to run the app on startup with Fire TV Stick with the help of this tutorial.

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Joseph Bartol
Joseph Bartol
11 months ago

How can this be utilized (or can it be utilized) to LAUNCH the Fire TV ——– “CHANNEL GUIDE “?

Joseph Bartol
Joseph Bartol
11 months ago

Clarification—- I’m curious live channels is an actual app on Android TV but there is not an actual app on the Fire TV stick so do the instructions above explain watching live channels on the stick or watching live channels on Android TV

Mamand Salah
Mamand Salah
11 months ago

Iam happy with fire tv stick and iptv bout some of iranin and Kurdish tv no working it best for all iranin and Iraq and mideste

Steve Sniegocki
Steve Sniegocki
11 months ago

It doesn’t work for non-amazon apps

wst
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wst
11 months ago

yes it does.

Larry
Larry
11 months ago

A good dam app

Marc Joondeph
Marc Joondeph
11 months ago

I’ve successfully downloaded/installed the Launch On Boot app from your Filelinked store. Thanks very much for sharing this. I use a customized HAL launcher home screen, on my 4K Fire Stick, and have it as my opening app. My question: I previously was using three other apps for launching HAL; namely, On Boot App starter, Launcher Hijack and AppStarter. Do I no longer need those three apps, since I now have Launch On Boot? If so, I will uninstall them to clean up memory storage. Thanks again! 👍

Dwight Ross
Dwight Ross
11 months ago

Works for me

Seelan Pather
Seelan Pather
11 months ago

Can it be used to launch the vpn on bootup also?

wst
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wst
11 months ago
Reply to  Seelan Pather

yes

Mick
Mick
11 months ago

It does what it says on the tin, helpful neat trick.

Judy Ann Meyers
Judy Ann Meyers
11 months ago

Awesome app

Alexis Tate
Alexis Tate
11 months ago

Great app. Works flawlessly.

Jay
Jay
11 months ago

Wish I could auto launch my vpn app first to make sure it is connected, and then automatically start my favorite app in sequence after vpn app.
In days of old, this was accomplished with a batch file. Any way to add this feature to Launch on Boot app?

wst
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wst
10 months ago
Reply to  Jay

ipvanish has an option to auto start it after boot

Marco
Marco
10 months ago

I can’t select my app Simply Kiosk when i press select I can’t See the app

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