Life on Air company launched an app called Meerkat. A few years before, Meerkat is one of the popular live-streaming apps out there in the online market, but it is dead right now. So the developers of Life on Air comes up with a great app called Houseparty. House-party is a live-streaming app similar to Meerkat. If you are looking for an article about how to use Houseparty on your Firestick, then you have come to the right place.
Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, people are stuck in their homes not possible to stay in touch with friends. Through this Houseparty application, you can stay in touch with your friends through a video calling feature. This video chat app is popular among adults right now all over the world.
In this guide, I’m going to show you a step-by-step tutorial to install Houseparty on Firestick. This working procedure will also work on other Amazon Fire TV devices like Firestick 4K and Firestick Cube.
Houseparty is a face-to-face social network application, it gaining users rapidly because its user interface is very simple to host group video chat. It is one of the leading video communication platforms that was started back in the year 2016. The best part of this application is available on both Android as well as iOS free of cost. So there is no problem, whatever devices your friends use can join the group at any time. Both the face to face video calling and group video calling is available in this application. Houseparty allows party members to play interactive quizzes and games during video calls.
When you open the application, you are instantly connected with the person who is also at the house party. You will receive a notification when your friends are online and available to group video chats. This application is good for users whose age is 13 or above. Recent research says the users of the house party app spend approximately 51 minutes in a day. This application is similar to applications like Skype, Zoom, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, Skype, and BlueJeans Facetime video. If you want to create a private chat room, Tap the lock option to stop the others to join the group chat.
Features of Houseparty:
- The users can do face-to-face video calling, group video calling, and text messaging.
- In a group, a video chat maximum of eight people can join.
- The user can send photos to others through this app.
- The split-screen option is available.
- Private chat room option, you can lock the room and chat with your friends.
- The users invite friends to join their “party” with a text message.
- It supports Android, iOS, Windows OS, Chrome, and Mac.
- Click the dice icon and play the quick game-like quizzes, drawing, etc…
- The user interface is simple to use.
How to get Houseparty on Firestick?
The house party app is not officially available in the Amazon Firestick App store. It doesn’t mean you can’t get Houseparty on Firestick. Still, you can get a Houseparty app on your Firestick by using the sideloading method. So here we are going to see how to sideload the Houseparty app on your Firestick. For sideloading any application, we need to Turn ON Apps from the Unknown Sources option on your Firestick.
Turn ON Apps from Unknown Sources:
Switch on your Firestick.
On the home page, click the settings option using the Firestick remote.
Inside the settings, toggle to MyFireTV or Devices.
In My Fire TV, you can see the developer option.
Tap the Developer option, you can find Apps from the Unknown Sources option.
Turn ON the Apps from Unknown Sources option.
Now your Firestick is ready to sideload the Houseparty app.
How to Sideload Houseparty on Firestick?
After enabling the Apps from Unknown Sources option, Go back to the home page.
Go to the respective Firestick App store and download the downloader app. Installation Guide for downloader App
After downloading, Open the downloader app.
Enter the Houseparty URL in the URL box.
Tap the Go button.
Your Houseparty app starts to download.
After downloading, it will install automatically.
Go back to the home page, Tap the Apps & Games section.
Inside the Apps & Games Section, you can see the Houseparty app.
Launch the Houseparty app, Get unlimited fun and entertainment.
That’s it. Now you have successfully installed the Houseparty app on your Firestick.
How to use Houseparty on Firestick?
Create your own Houseparty account.
Click the Sign-Up Fill in the details and click next.
Once you have entered the home page, click the plus icon, then Connect your phone book contact, Facebook contacts, and other social media friends.
Invite your friends to download the app.
After that, Swipe Up the below arrow on the screen, you can host or join the Houseparty video chat.
For playing games, Click the Dice icon, which is located in the corner.
Choose any one option from Heads Up, Trivia, Chips, and Guac, or Quick Draw, and begin to play with the members of your party.
Houseparty application is one of the interesting applications for video calling users. Due to the Coronavirus effect, This application helps the user to connect with their family and friends very easily. I hope the above-given steps are very easy to understand, So follow the above steps and install the Houseparty on Firestick. Stream the video call on your Smart TV using a Firestick device. If you have any doubts, please let us know in the below comment box.
Thank you, guys.