There is no excuse for the CSRs to not know this information. The Spectrum TV app is heavily advertised so it's not like it's a niche product that nobody uses.
ok, i spent some time figuring out how to get the Spectrum TV on my firestick AND getting it to work! First, to get it on your firestick, you need to download the app called APPS2FIRE. this will put any app on your phone on your firestick. there is a you tube video that will explain the hows- and yeah it worked! down load it and dowload the SpectrumTV app on to your phone as well- warning- I could not find the APPS2FIRE on my iphone, so i had to use my daughters adroid.
when you bring up the STV app on th fire stick, it shrinks/ stretechs. to get it to come up full screen, pick a channel, then tab up to the search area top right, hit it, watch nothhing come up, then tab back! the LH return/back arrow on your firestick remote --tada full screen!
now, to get the SOUND to work, you will need to either A- link a bluetooth mouse to your Firestick or download the "mouse" ap- another good your tube video- click on muted sound icon in upper Lh of teh screen screen and tada! sound! - i know this is very tedious and its not user friendly, but at least i got it to work for now or until SPECTRUM fixes these issues
Still no luck. There's a "TWC bacon" app that just fails to load. What is that???
it certainly would have been appropriate , professional even, for the sales rep to ask what type of device I use...
None the less, it's quite apparent that Spectrum has no control over the issue.
I'm certainly NOT switching back to ROKU.
So as for me and my house, I will be switching to SlingTV.
To rtcrash2006, the person who had it working recently, does it still work? I side-loaded a recent Spectrum TV APK to my Fire TV, the resolution was very distored but managed to sign in without issue. I needed a mouse to click the "Agree" button which was fine, but once I got to the point where I should have been able to watch TV it gave an error about "Mirroring unavailable" and I had to "disconnect the HDMI from my device" to watch the video. Of course if I was using a phone or tablet then I could watch video on the device itself, but it obviously doesn't understand the Fire TV has no other sceen. Wondering if this was a recent update or there is some other reason your app works?
The specific APK I used had a filename SpectrumTV_v126.96.36.199278.apk
I've done some searches and I'm pretty sure I know the answer, but can anyone update me on the status of the Spectrum TV App with the Amazon Fire Stick? Seems pretty sad I can't watch any shows. I'm seriously getting ready to get rid of Spectrum.
Same here. I can't cast the Spectrum TV app. The app is on a Roku but not on a Firestick. Its unbeleivable Spectrum does what it does. The money they spend on advertising should be spent on technolgy instead. I'm looking into Sling TV. By the way, I have been a TWC customer for over 15 years, so much for loyality.
Did you look for a Charter or TWC listed sometimes I have found Spectrum is not the listed name, just a thought.
Roku is the only supported set top streaming device outside of select Samsung smart tvs and the Xbox One. Roku paid for this exclusivity and until that deal expires there will be no support for Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, or any other streaming device.
Although our Spectrum TV application does not support the Fire Stick there are
some of our partner applications that do. You can see those here:
Exclusive Spectrum Apps & Partner Apps
Regards,Julia R.Spectrum-Social Media Customer CareLead Moderator-Community Forums
Which partner applications? Many are listed on that page. I know for a fact that AMC is not supported, yet it's listed on that page. More information, please.
Each channel App lists what devices they are supported on. AMC is online only.
It is my understanding ( I do not use The Fire Stick or Android devices myself) that
If it says Fire TV it would work with the Fire Stick. There are not many on the list
but there are some.
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There really is no excuse why Spectrum doesn't allow their app on the fire stick.
Get with the program Spectrum and turn it on!
I can find no means to watch Spectrum on the Amazon Fire TV and I've tried everything I can imagine, and some I can't.
Short of becoming a developer who can decompile the app and take out a check for the HDMI output being in use (which it must be on a FIre TV) don't see it happenig unless Spectrum changes their mind.
Especially since Time Warner Cable customers were already using our Fire TV's for cable TV until I was forced to upgrade to the Spectrum app and then the app tells me it doesn't work on this device. Is Spectrum under no obligation to honor the advertisements of compatibility TWC made prior to the sale? At this point I would consider buying a Roku but what garuntee do I have Spectrum won't kill that app next week like they killed the Fire TV app? None, apparently.
Roku paid good money to make sure they are the only platform the app is available on this class of device. As a consumer, we have no visibility as to the terms of these agreements so yes, you have no guarantees.
Apparently even if you buy a Roku just for the app it still doesn't work if you're not using Spectrum for Internet which I never would. I didn't mind TWC limiting the channels I could see because it looked like I was "away from home" even when I wasn't, but the Roku app says it won't work at all if not hooked up to the Spectrum provided internet account.
I added Spectrum TV Stream to my account via chat because the Spectrum rep stated it works. I mentioned fire stick TWICE!
Ridiculous. Can you provide a valid reason why you don't support FireStick and only support ROKU? So many people have Amazon Prime and FireSticks and you are screwing yourself by this. I've had so many bad experiences with Spectrum; I have been a customer for 15+ years and find that I will probably have to leave Spectrum and go to a different provider which I really HATE to do.
Sideloading appears to work (somewhat) for FIresticks but does not work for Fire TV (boxes.) Fire TV boxes are told to unplug the HDMI cable before the app will work.
So I am super confused on why the Spectrum TV app is not available on the fire stick but it is available on the fire tablet. That does not make any sense to me. Also, every time I try to subscribe to TV channel apps like Disney, VH1, Bravo, E, BET, AMC, A&E, just to name a few, Spectrum is never on the list of TV providers. It is aggravating that every time I want to watch something on demand in another room or if I am not home, I cannot watch it with my fire stick because TWC/Spectrum is not on the list. Spectrum is like the only TV provider that is not on the list. I always see AT&T Uverse, Dish, and Direct TV on it. Honestly, this makes me want to go with another provider so I can get all the benefits that I pay for monthly.
While I agree with your point, fact is at current time the Spectrum TV app is only available on a Roku device (in the streaming device class of products such as Fire Stick/TV, Apple TV, etc.). On video game consoles it is available on Xbox One and not Playstations or Wii. It is available on select Samsung smart tvs but not Sony, Visio, etc. Personally I would love for the app to be available on the Apple TV.
Search the forums for this topic and you'll see instructions on how the app can be sideloaded on a Fire Stick if you have the technical knowledge and patience to use it that way.
can you advise how you sideloaded to a Vizio?
any idea how to do this with an iphone? tx!