How To Use A Task Killer To Close Apps On A Firestick

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You may sometimes see your firestick slow down when you are navigating between applications or when watching IPTV streams which can be frustrating but this is highly likely because you have many opened apps in the background.

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This can cause the firestick to act sluggish due to most of the Firestick’s small RAM being taken up so it’s always best to close apps you are not using so this, how to use a task killer on a firestick will certainly help you do this.

Why Use A Task Killer On A Firestick

Again echoing what we said before that apps that have been open can use some of the RAM up on the firestick and with many applications open in the background this can make your firestick run slow.

It’s the equivalent of having many Android apps or iPhone apps open on your smartphone you may notice sometimes the device starts to slow down and freeze when using applications.

A big issue with the firesticks is the latest FireOS (firesticks operating system) does not shut the apps down like the older FireOS did once you exit the app. This can help you go into an app you were just in and pick up from where you left off but this, of course, comes at a cost of using memory (RAM).

What Is Fast Task Killer

Fast Task Killer is an app that allows you to close any running firestick apps in just one click.

The app is a good app for the latest firesticks as this will fix the problem of apps always open and allow you to get no buffering when streaming services such as IPTV, Netflix, and Disney+ due to the RAM being overloaded.

Fast Task Killer helps kill running processes and background processes to free up RAM and make the firestick run silky smooth as it should do.

How To Install Fast Task Killer On A Firestick

We will be using an application named Downloader which will allow us to easily install any third-party app on the firestick such as Fast Task Killer.

First, you will need to change a few settings on your Amazon firestick by following the below.

  1. From the firestick home screen choose settings (little settings cog)
  2. Select My Fire TV or Device
  3. Click Developer Options
  4. Select Apps From Unknown Sources
  5. Make sure to choose ON
  6. Click Turn On on the confirmation notification box

Once the above has been completed you need to make sure you have the “Downloader” app installed on your firestick if not follow the below.

  1. From the firestick home screen choose Find
  2. Now type in the word Downloader and click the orange icon
  3. Choose Download to start downloading the app

With all the above complete its time to download and install Task Killer on your firestick using “Downloader”

  1. Open the Downloader app
  2. Type in this URL address then click on Go
  3. The app will start to download
  4. Now click on Install when you see the install pop-up appear
  5. After the installation has finished click Done
  6. Now delete the APK to save space on your firestick
  7. Click Delete again

That’s it the Fast Task Killer APK has now been installed on your firestick and you can access it by going to the “My Apps” section on your firestick.

We will show you how to use the Fast Task Killer below so you can quickly and easily close any apps in one click.

How To Use Fast Task Killer On Your Firestick

After you have the app installed and can see the app in your app library then open the app.

Once you open the app it will automatically kill all processes and apps for you to get your firestick running fast.

You will be met by a notice box that appears showing all the processes and applications that have been killed and closed.

Now you will see all apps have been closed if you try to access an application you were using beforehand such as an IPTV app, Netflix, or Youtube you will see the logo appear and have to find your stream, movie, or youtube content you were just watching again.

Final Thoughts

This is a great way to quickly kill all apps using a Fast Task Killer so you can get your firestick running smooth and stop any buffering issues or other issues related to low RAM from giving you a bad experience when viewing content.

A bonus, as well as the app, is ad-free. 

Make sure to give our article a share if this has helped you and any problems you have been having.


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