As you already know Zwift is an online cycling and training tool that is designed to keep you healthy. An indoor training app that has many exercises and training programs headed by trainers from around the globe, Firestick offers many rides and races. You shall be able to select the location you want to ride to. It is compatible with Android, iOS, Windows, Amazon Firestick and many others. This tutorial shows you different solutions on how to install and download Zwift on Firestick.
Table of Contents
- 1 About Zwift Features
- 2 Zwift Installation Prerequisite
- 3 (Guide) How To Install Zwift on your Amazon Firestick/Fire TV
- 4 FAQs
- 5 Conclusion: Zwift on Firestick 2021
About Zwift Features
- Available on more than 1000 workouts and training plans.
- Training sessions are conducted by professional trainers.
- User can select from a wide range of virtual worlds for their rides.
- Schedule upcoming rides and training.
- Has variable resistance which provides a feeling of real-world riding.
- It makes it ride similar to gameplay therefore you shall be able to run with your friends out there or the global community.
- Analyse performance with this and enhance workouts and training.
The benefits of Zwift
- You have a record of your cycling with data to see overall progress.
- Meet with friends from around the globe on a group ride and by using zoom you can feel closer.
- Do your single pedal drills before and after a session safely.
- It has no mechanical problems.
- It is safe than being on road with a lot of traffic.
- It is quite motivational as well as addictive which is a plus point, especially if you have lost your cycling mojo.
- Choose from a variety of rides to match your level of fitness and FTP.
- Comes with little preparation fuss as you do not need to get your bike ready moreover there is no changing of the bike when you get back home.
- No dependency on weather conditions.
- Listen to your favorite music which shall keep you focused.
- Focus on watt power and heart rate and match it with your training plan.
The downsides of swift
- You cannot stop anywhere to have a snack with your friend.
- The constant change of scenery and finding out new routes.
- You cannot the fresh air or the sun shining on your face.
- No physical interaction with friends on a ride out.
- You shall not practice road awareness skills.
- It can be too addictive which might result in overtraining from jumping onto many events.
- You need to pay extra for a good smart trainer.
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Zwift Installation Prerequisite
First, you need to enable apps from unknown sources option on Firestick.
- Open “Firestick” and go to “home screen”.
- Choose “settings” from the top.
- Next, choose “My Fire TV / Devices menu” option.
- Select “Developer options” under My Fire TV.
- Next, select the “Apps from Unknown Sources” option.
- After this choose “Turn On” from the prompt to enable the Apps from Unknown Sources option.
- Choose the “ADB Debugging” option to enable it.
(Guide) How To Install Zwift on your Amazon Firestick/Fire TV
This is a third-party application that is not available on the Amazon store. Thus use sideloading features to get this on Firestick. There are two solutions to do this:
- Install it using the Downloader application.
- Install it using the ES File Explorer application.
Solution #1: Install Zwift on Firestick via a Downloader [Recommended]
The downloader of this is the best side-loading application to get apps and services from third-party sources.
- Open this app on Firestick.
Caution: If the app is not installed, then get it from the Amazon App Store directly.
- Choose “settings” from the left bar.
- Hit on “Yes” from the prompt.
- Go back to its home screen, in the address bar type in the apps URL and hit “enter”.
- Click on “Go” to download the APK file.
- Once downloaded, choose the file and hit the install button.
- Once the installation process is completed, select the “open” button to run this application.
Solution #2: Install Zwift on Firestick via the ES File Explorer
This is a popular android file manager application that also functions as a side-loader app on Firestick in order to install a third-party application. This is seemed to be the best alternative.
- Open this on Firestick.
Caution: If this app is not installed then get it from the Amazon store application directly.
- Select the “downloader” option from the main window under tools.
- Choose the “+ new” option from the bottom of the screen.
- A small window with a path and name field shall appear. Type in its URL in the path filed “https://www.apkmirror.com/apk/zwift-inc/zwift/” and in the name field type in “Zwift”.
- Next, select “download now”, apk file shall begin to download.
- Once download, select the file and click on the “open file” option.
- It shall start with the process of installation.
- Click on the “install” option.
- Once complete, click “open” to begin using it on Firestick.
Alternative Solution: Watch Zwift on Firestick using an Android device
You can watch it on big screens if you have an android phone or tablet. Watch all training videos on TV by screen mirroring your device on this.
- On Firestick long-press the home button and select “mirroring”.
- Turn on wifi on the android device and connect to the device where Firestick was connected.
- Go to “settings” and click on the “cast” menu.
- Select “Firestick” and give permission to mirror the Android screen.
- Open this app and play training videos.
- It shall mirror on TV where Firestick was connected.
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Does Zwift work on Firestick, Is it true?
Yes, use the above methods to install and use this application. It is that simple believe me!
Does it cost any money? [YES]
After a 3-day free trial period, its subscription starts at $14.99.
Can you use a trial?
You need to pay a subscription after a 30-day free trial period.
Conclusion: Zwift on Firestick 2021
Zwift is a great app to keep yourself healthy and fit in this Covid lockdown inside your house. You do not need to take your bike out of your house and avoid any bad weather all by having Zwift on Firestick. Do let us know what other fitness apps you would like to install.