How to Install and Use Firefox on Roku? [2022]

We often use web browsers to know or learn what we want and what we love. We can get all kinds of information that we want from where we are. The user can watch our favorites, download files, learn something new, and much more with the help of web browsers. Firefox is one of the web browsers that’s most popular. Firefox lets you do whatever you want. If you’re trying to get it on a large screen, then we can help you. We can help you with ways to get Firefox on Roku.

What is Firefox?

Firefox is a web browser that’s one of the most widely used web browsers. It is also called Mozilla Firefox by people. Firefox was designed by the Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corporation on the 23rd of September 2002. But it was rolled out on the 9th of November 2004. Firefox is harmonious with Android phones, iOS, Linux, Mac, Windows, Amazon Fire devices, and so on. Firefox features themes, guest sessions, tools for screenshots, spell check features, and many more.

How to Get Firefox on Roku?

There is no official Firefox browser available for Roku. And Roku won’t allow sideloading. So it can be done using the casting or screen mirroring procedures. We can help with the ways to get Firefox on Roku using the casting and screen mirroring processes in the upcoming sections.

Firefox on Roku
Firefox on Roku
  1. Cast Firefox on Roku from Android
  2. Cast Firefox to Roku from Smartphone
  3. Mirror Firefox to Roku from Windows PC
  4. Mirror Firefox to Roku from Mac

Mandatory Steps

Don’t forget to get along with these mandatory steps on your Roku before casting or screen mirroring to Roku.

Android/Windows Desktop

  • Settings > Screen Mirroring > Screen Mirroring Mode > Prompt
  • Make your Roku and casting or mirroring device connected to the same Wi-Fi.

iOS/Mac  

  • Settings > Apple Airplay and HomeKit > Airplay and HomeKit settings > Airplay > On
  • Make your Roku and mirroring device connected to the same Wi-Fi.

Cast Firefox on Roku via Android

These steps should be followed to cast Firefox on Roku from Android. This can be applied only to the videos. And the video formats must be compatible with Roku. If not, then you’ll be thrown errors or inconvenience.

Step1: Do complete the mandatory steps on your Roku and Android.

Step2: Load Firefox on your Android and set it up.

Step3: Launch Firefox on your Android and search for a video.

Step4: Play the video in Firefox on your Android.

Step5: Then tap on the Cast icon in Firefox on your Android while the video is playing.

Step6: Pick your Roku device name in Firefox on Android.

Firefox on Roku

Step7: You’ll be asked to allow your permission to cast content on your Roku. So tap Accept or Always Accept.

Firefox on Roku

Then the video in Firefox will start to play on your Roku. It’ll be better to use the screen mirroring procedures to get the browser on Roku. Because only certain video formats are only supported with Roku and we are not sure about the above-given procedure. Make it a try.

Cast Firefox on Roku via Smartphone

The following procedure works on a Smartphone (Android or iOS). To mirror Firefox to Roku from a Smartphone, get along with these steps.

Step1: Finish the mandatory steps on your Roku regarding the mirroring device you use and on your Smartphone.

Step2: Load Firefox on your Smartphone and complete setups.

Step3: Do the respective one from the following regarding your mirroring device.

  • If you’re using your Android phone, then opt for the respective screen mirroring option in the Quick Settings Panel on your Android.
Firefox on Roku
  • If you’re using your iOS, then opt for the Screen Mirroring option in the Control Centre on your iOS.
Firefox on Roku

Step4: Then pick your Roku on your Smartphone.

Firefox on Roku

Step5: You may be asked to allow permission on your Roku for screen mirroring. If so, then opt for Accept or Always Accept.

Firefox on Roku

You can now see your Smartphone screen on your Roku.

Step6: Launch Firefox on your Smartphone and it appears on the device.

Mirror Firefox to Roku via Windows PC

Here comes the steps to mirror Firefox to Roku from a Windows PC.

Step1: Complete the mandatory steps on Roku and Windows PC.

Step2: Load the Firefox browser on your Windows PC.

Step3: Opt for the Connect option in the Action Centre on your Windows PC.

Step4: Then pick your Roku on your Windows PC.

Firefox on Roku

Step5: Pick the Accept or Always Accept on your Roku.

Your Windows PC screen is mirroring on your Roku.

Step6: Then launch the browser on your Windows PC and it will display on Roku.

Mirror Firefox to Roku via Mac

Let’s get into the procedure to mirror Firefox to Roku from a Mac.

Step1: Load the Firefox browser on your Mac.

Step2: Do the mandatory steps on your Roku and Mac.

Step3: Access the Airplay icon under the Apple Menu on your Mac.

Firefox on Roku

Step4: Pick your Roku device name on your Mac.

Step5: Then launch the browser on your Mac and get it on your Roku.

Termination

Firefox is one of the most widely used web browsers. Firefox comes without a lot of features. Get the Firefox browser on your Roku by going through the procedures given in our article. Thanks for your precious time.