The Fire TV and Firestick are great devices to stream movies and television shows from the comfort of your own home. While you may have access to quite a few apps, there are some you cannot get to with a standard Firestick or Fire TV remote. So how do you Mouse Toggle for Fire TV and Firestick?
The Mouse Toggle app for Fire TV and Firestick allows you to use your remote to navigate a virtual cursor to access apps. This process gives you access to apps you could not find before. To Mouse Toggle, you first need to install the app, then activate it to start using it on your Fire TV and Firestick.
To know how to Mouse Toggle on your Fire TV and Firestick will depend on what you plan to use it for. Keep reading to discover more about Mouse Toggle and how to use it on your Fire TV and Firestick.
Installing Mouse Toggle
As with all other applications, before you can use it successfully, you first need to install it onto your Firestick or Fire TV. Doing this will allow you to go back and forth between normal functions and use your Mouse Toggle to operate your devices.
Installing Mouse Toggle is a simple process with several steps that need to be followed carefully, so it is done correctly. Keep in mind that if you decide you do not want to use Mouse Toggle, you can always uninstall it at a later time.
It is also important to note that Mouse Toggle is not an application that is available in the Amazon app store but has to be sideloaded onto your device. This means following a different process to install it.
Follow the instructions to enable unknown apps to be installed on your Fire TV and Firestick:
- Navigate to the Settings menu.
- Click on My Fire TV.
- Select Developer Options.
- Enable the ADB Debugging and Apps from Unknown Source options.
- Click Turn on.
Once you have followed the above steps, you can now install Mouse Toggle on your devices by using these instructions:
- Download the “Downloader” app.
- Go to search.
- Type in Downloader.
- Follow the instructions to download the app.
- On the Downloader screen, select the address bar.
- Type: https://www.firestick.com/mouse.
- Select “Go.”
- Once the download is complete, click Install.
- Select “Done.”
- On the Downloader app, click Delete and then Delete again (this deletes the APK file).
Following these steps will allow you to successfully download the Mouse Toggle app. You are now ready to move on to the next step, which is setting it up so you can use it on your Firestick or Fire TV.
Setting Up Mouse Toggle for the First Time
Now that you have Mouse Toggle installed on your Fire TV and Firestick, you should be ready to start using it. You will need to ensure that the setup is complete before you have full access to the benefits the app brings.
As with most apps that are used on various devices, several methods work to install Mouse Toggle on your Fire TV and Firestick. Most experts recommend going through the steps to see which one works best for you.
Here are the standard steps to set up your Mouse Toggle for the first time:
- Click the Home button on your remote.
- Search on the Apps & Channels category for the Mouse Toggle app.
- You may have to click “See All” to find it.
- Open the app.
If you cannot access the Mouse Toggle using this method, you can try this:
- Navigate to Settings
- Manage Installed Applications
- Mouse Toggle
You will need to make sure that the “enable mouse service” button is turned on and that you have selected it to start up when you start up your Fire TV and Firestick every time.
What to do If the Mouse Toggle Does Not Work
Sometimes, like in other applications, you may have trouble getting Mouse Toggle to work properly in the beginning. While this is a rare occurrence, it can happen from time to time. When it does happen, you will need to know what to do.
In most cases, it is because the ADB Debugging has been disabled. If this is the case, you will need to follow these instructions to get it working again.
- Navigate to the Settings.
- Select My Fire TV.
- Click on Developer Options.
- Turn the ADB Debugging off, then back on.
This will typically fix the problem and allow you to use your Mouse Toggle to access apps as usual.
Keeping Your Mouse Toggle Updated
As with other applications, it is important to keep the Mouse Toggle app updated to ensure that it is working properly. Since you did not get this app from the Amazon Store, you will not likely get a notification that a new update is available, however.
You may have to use the steps above to ensure that the newest version of the Mouse Toggle is installed correctly.