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How To Install Mouse Toggle For Firestick/Fire Tv Stick In 2020

Hi guys, today I’m here with another interesting content. Guess what? Yes, the content is on how to install Mouse Toggle on Firestick. Are you been searching for the methods of installing mouse toggle for Firestick? Then this content might help you with getting it. Let’s get into the content.

Before getting into the topic let’s get to know in short on Mouse Toggle. Many people are asking that, how do I use mouse toggle on my Firestick? How to connect a wireless mouse to Firestick? First of all, what is Mouse toggle?

Mouse toggle is a third-party app that lets you use mouse functions on Firestick. Using which you can navigate and access apps that are not remote-friendly. By installing this application you will get a mouse pointer on your Firestick without connecting a physical mouse.

Certain Android apps are meant to use in touch-friendly smartphones. Those apps won’t work properly on Firestick using the remote control. It will be more difficult on those apps to access the menu and content using a physical remote. This makes us deprive of using some good apps on Firestick.

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Don’t worry. By side-loading apps on Firestick, we can solve this issue. How to do it? Well, that’s the sole purpose of this content. If you are ready, let’s get into the content on how to install Mouse toggle on Firestick. Continue reading the below guide.

Mouse Toggle On Firestick

Installation Guide: Mouse Toggle On Firestick

As I mentioned earlier Mouse toggle is a third-party application. It can’t be installed directly on your Firestick. Then how to do it? Well, we have to sideload with the help of another app called Downloader.

In order to sideload those apps, initially, you have to prepare your Firestick to accept apps from unknown sources. Let’s see how to enable apps from unknown sources on your Firestick in the following steps.

STEP1: Initially power on your Firestick and navigate to it’s homecsreen.

STEP2: Click on Settings from the menu bar at the top of the screen.

STEP3: Navigate to Device from the list of menu options.

Device settings For Installing Mouse Toggle on Firestick

STEP4: Open Developer options in the next screen.

Changing Developer Options To install Mouse Toggle on Firestick

STEP5: Select Apps from Unknown Sources and click Turn On if it’s OFF.

Enabling Apps from Unknown sources to sideload Mouse Toggle on Firestick

STEP6: A warning prompt message displays to inform you about the risks of enabling Apps from Unknown Sources. Ignore that message and click Turn ON in that prompt.

STEP7: Navigate to your home screen.

STEP8: Click on the search icon and search for the Downloader app. It is available for download in the Amazon store.

Installing Downloader app to install Mouse Toggle on Firestick

STEP9: Select the Downloader app and click on download and install the application on your Firestick.

Now your Firestick is all set to install third-party apps. You can now easily install the mouse toggle app using the Downloader app using the following steps.

How To Install Mouse Toggle On Firestick Using Downloader App

Let’s see how to install the Mouse Toggle app using the Downloader app in the following steps. So, continue reading with the below guide.

Open The Downloader App

When you open the Downloader app for the first time, it’s interface will be looking like this. A field where you have to fill the source URL to install the Mouse Toggle app.

Enter URL Or Download Link

Click on the source field and type the following URL for installing Mouse Toggle for your Firestick.

  • For Firestick Gen 1, Firestick Gen 2, Fire TV 1, Fire TV 2, Fire TV Cube – https://www.firesticktricks.com/mouse.
  • For Fire TV 3, Fire TV Edition, and Firestick 4K – http://bit.ly/mousefire.

Choose the URL accordingly and continue with the following steps.

Wait…

Enter the URL and click Go on the prompt box. Allow the Downloader app to download the Mouse Toggle application.

Installing Mouse Toggle on Firestick

Click Install

Once the app gets downloaded, click Install and wait for some time to install the application on your Firestick. Click Open to access the application.

NOTE: Once you install the application, immediately delete the Mouse Toggle APK to safeguard your Firestick from storage issues.

How To Install Mouse Toggle On Firestick Using ES File Explorer

People who couldn’t download the Mouse Toggle app using the Downloader app can follow this method. You can also download the app using Aptoide TV. Let’s see how to install Mouse Toggle using ES File Explorer in the following steps.

STEP1: Navigate to your Firestick home screen.

STEP2: Click on the Search icon and search for ES File Explorer app.

STEP3: Click on the Download button and install the application on your Firestick.

STEP4: Open the ES File Explorer app from your apps screen.

Es File Explorer Method to install Mouse Toggle on Firestick

STEP5: You can see a +New option at the bottom of the screen.

STEP6: Click the +New option and enter the following URL accordingly.

  • For Firestick Gen 1, Firestick Gen 2, Fire TV 1, Fire TV 2, Fire TV Cube – https://www.firesticktricks.com/mouse.
  • For Fire TV 3, Fire TV Edition, and Firestick 4K – http://bit.ly/mousefire.

STEP7: Click Go and wait for some time untill the app gets installed.

STEP8: Once the app gets installed click Open to run the Mouse Toggle application.

That’s it. You have now successfully installed Mouse Toggle on Firestick using ES File Explorer. Continue reading to know how to use this installed Mouse Toggle app on your Firestick.

How To Use Mouse Toggle On Firestick

Let’s see how to access and use the Mouse Toggle app on your Firestick in this method. Before getting into the process check whether ADB Debugging is turned ON on your Firestick. If not here are the steps to Turn On it.

  • Home screen > Settings > Device > Developer Options > ADB Debugging > Turn ON

You can’t access the Mouse Toggle app on your Firestick without enabling this. After completing this, continue with the following steps.

STEP1: Open the Mouse Toggle app from Your Apps & Channels section.

STEP2: Turn On the first option in the interface (ie) Enable the Mouse Service.

Interface of Mouse Toggle on Firestick

STEP3: I recommend you to also turn ON the second option (ie) Auto start the Mouse service on device start-up.

NOTE: This will allow the Mouse service to run whenever you start-up your Firestick. It’s just a 2MB app, so it won’t affect your device’s performance.

STEP4: On the bottom of the screen you will see the status showing Started. This shows that the Mouse service on your Firestick has been started.

STEP5: Now, open the app which you can’t access properly with your remote control.

STEP6: You can access the Mouse pointer by pressing the Play/Pause button on your remote control.

STEP7: Now, it’s really easy to access and locate the specified menu fields on apps such as Showbox HD, Popcorn Time, etc with this mouse pointer.

STEP8: If you want to disable the mouse service, open the Mouse Toggle app and disable the following two options.

  • Enable the Mouse Service
  • Auto start the Mouse service on device start-up

But there’s no need for it, I hope so.

Troubleshooting Mouse Toggle For Firestick

If you find that Mouse toggle for Firestick is not working, try using the following solutions to fix the issue.

  • Make sure that you have enabled ADB Debugging. If it is OFF, Mouse Toggle may not work properly.
  • Try changing your display settings.
  • Finally, restart your device.

By this you can resolve your issues in Mouse Toggle for firestick.

Conclusion

That’s all guys. This is how you can install Mouse Toggle for Firestick. I hope this content will be useful and satisfactory. By using the above-given methods you can easily install the mouse pointer application on your Firestick. Choose the URL accordingly depending upon your Firestick version. Mouse Toggle is a useful and important tool in Amazon Firestick. Stay on the track and update yourself with technology.

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