VirusTotal for Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

install virustotal on firetv stick

VirusTotal is not a ordinary virus scanning tool. It is a online virus scanning engine comprises many antivirus products. Many use this free service or VirusTotal app to check whether their antivirus guard misses some malwares and viruses. It shows the result of many virus guard products in one place. All you have to do is upload any app or file ( up to 550 MB) to the website or sent email ( up to 32 MB). VirusTotal can scan suspect URLs too.

How to install VirusTotal on Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

VirusTotal app available on Google play store. During the time of writing this article Amazon Fire TV and Fire Stick does not support Google Play Store. If it support in future you can download this app directly from Play Store. Click below download link using Fire TV Stick ( Use Downloader app).

Download via Google Play Store

Since Amazon Fire TV and firestick does not have Google play store we have to use another way to install this Antivirus guard for firestick. Here I am not going to use “Downloader” app. For that we are going to use Filelinked apk. If you does not have filelinked install on your device click below link to install it. Once installation complete read this article to get VirusTotal apk.

Enable Apps from Unknown Sources

In order to install apps away from Amazon App Store we have to enable “Apps From Uknown Sources” option and “ADB Debugging” option. In order to enable those two feature follow below guide with pictures.

Firs of all go to settings

install filelinked fire stick

From settings menu find “Device” or “My Fire TV” like option. Click on it.

install Filelinked fire stick

Now you will vertical settings panel like below picture. Find “Developer options” from the that panel and click on it.

install filelinked fire stick

Another vartical setting list will appear like below picture. From the list of options available make sure to enable “Apps form unknown sources” and “ADB debugging”. That’s all. Now you are good to install apps away from Amazon App store or apps from internet.

Download VirusTotal app to Firestick

Enter below official Filelinked Store code for VirusTotal


Filelinked code for virutotal

Find VirusTotal app from that store and install it.

Virustotal app on Filelinked

Once download complete you can install this app.

Filelinked VirusTotal integration

Many Fire TV and Fire TV stick users want to integrate virustotal app to their Filelinked app. Because all most all Android TV apps and games are downloaded via filelinked stores. So if we can integrate virustotal plugin to filelinked store we can scan for virus without downloading those apps and games.

Install VirusTotal

There is no special things or guides to follow. Make sure you have latest version of Filelinked app install on your fire tv. If not click here to download latest version of Filelinked. Once you download and install filelinked app go to below filelinked store.

Filelinked Store: 11111111

There you can find VirusTotal app. Install it. Close and re open filelinked app.

Enable Online virus scanning Service.

Go to “settings” or click on gear icon. see below picture.

go to settings filelinked

From the popup message click on “Enable online virus scanning service”.

enable virus scannig tool on filelinked

Scan files for viruse on Filelinked

After that go to filelinked store. Now you can see another button appear on each file. That is the virustotal scanning button. Click on it to scan.

filelinked virustotal integration

That’s all. Enjoy virus and malware free apps and games from Filelinked.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Elyn Rayan

    very useful article. Able to understand easily. Thank you.

  2. Moises Billick

    Only downside of this tool is it take lots of time to get scanned result for new apps. It shows instant result for already scanned apps by other users. If that app newer submitted to virustotal it make much longer time.

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