Gecko IPTV Review: How to Install and Activate on Android, iOS, Firestick

Gecko IPTV

Nowadays, a lot of IPTV providers don’t have a built-in streaming app to stream the videos. You have to use any of the third-party IPTV video players to stream the live TV channels and on-demand content. There are many IPTV media player app that is available in the market. But, only a few are equipped with both M3U URL and Xtream Codes API. One such IPTV Media Player app is the Gecko IPTV player.

Gecko IPTV player is a popular IPTV streaming player available on all commonly used devices like Android, iOS, Smart TV, Firestick, and many more. It works just like the Smart IPTV application, where you need to upload the M3U Playlist URL to the Mac address. Gecko IPTV player is available for free. You can use the IPTV app without any registration or signup process.

Get a VPN for IPTV Streaming

Before streaming any IPTV service, it is important to turn on your VPN service to avoid your IP address being exposed online. VPN makes you completely anonymous over the internet by providing a virtual IP address. Go for premium VPN services like IPVanishVPN or CyberGhost VPN for advanced security.

How to Install Gecko IPTV on Smartphone

[1] Search for Gecko IPTV Player in the Google Play Store or App Store.

[2] Download and install the IPTV Player app.

[3] Launch the IPTV Player app on your device.

[4] Get the M3U URL from your IPTV provider.

[5] Skip to the activation and upload section to stream IPTV videos on your smartphone.

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How to Watch Gecko IPTV on Smart TV

[1] Download the Gecko IPTV zip file on your PC using the URL

[2] Extract the zip and copy the file to your USB drive.

[3] Connect the USB drive into the USB port of your smart TV.

[4] Once connected, you need to give permission to install the app.

[5] Click on OK to begin the installation.

[6] Once the IPTV Player app is installed, launch the app.

[7] Skip to the activation and upload guide mentioned below.

[8] Then, you can watch all the IPTV content on your Smart ṬV.

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As of now, the application is available on Samsung Tizen TV. The IPTV Player app is coming soon on Sony Bravia TV, Philips TV, Sharp TV, Xiaomi TV, TCL TV, and LG Smart TV. It is also available on Apple TV, which you can download directly from Apple TV App Store just like you did for iOS smartphones.

How to Setup Gecko IPTV on Firestick

[1] From the home screen, click on the Find option.


[2] Click on Search tile and search for Downloader.

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[3] Click on the Download icon to install the Downloader app.

[4] After installation, click on the Settings icon.


[5] Now, go to My Fire TV >> Developer Options >> Install Unknown Apps >> Downloader >> Turn on.

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[6] Launch Downloader and enter the following apk URL:


[7] Click on Go to download and install the IPTV Player app on your Firestick.

[8] After installation, launch the IPTV app and skip to the activation section of this article.

[9] After that, you can stream the content provided by your IPTV service.

How to Activate Gecko IPTV Player

[1] Download and install the Gecko IPTV Player app on any of the available devices.

[2] Make a note of the MAC address of your device.

[3] Visit from the smartphone or PC browser.

[4] Enter the Mac address of the device, followed by the package you wish.

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[5] Once done, make the payment via Credit card, debit card, PayPal, or Bitcoin.

[6] Once the payment is done, the app will be activated instantly.

Note: Without activation, you can’t stream any content.

How to Download Gecko IPTV on Mac PC

[1] Open the App Store on your Mac PC.

[2] Search for the Gecko IPTV app.

[3] Select the IPTV Player app from the results.

[4] Click the Get icon.

[5] Then, tap the Open icon.

[6] Now, the IPTV Player will open on your Mac PC.

[7] Follow the below upload and activation guide to stream IPTV on Mac PC.

How to Upload M3U URL to Gecko IPTV Player

[1] After activation, launch the IPTV Player app on your device.

[2] Note down the Mac address of your device (If you have already done, then go to the next step).

[3] Now, visit on your browser.

[4] Here, enter the Mac address and click on Add List.

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[5] A pop-up will be shown to create a password.

[6] Click on Confirm to create a new password, or just click on Close.

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Note: If you create a password, you need to enter the password every time to add/upload a new M3U URL.

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[7] Then enter the Playlist URL. You can add any number of playlists by clicking on the Plus icon.

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[8] Once entered, click on Upload Playlist, and your playlist will be added to the provided MAC address for streaming.

Customer Support

Gecko IPTV offers premium customer support with round clock assistant for your queries. There is an FAQ section for most of the common issues faced by the users. For live chat support, you can use the dedicated support page.


Just like GSE SMART IPTV, Gecko IPTV is one of the IPTV services in the market. With a lifetime subscription, you don’t need to worry about any of your IPTV streaming. Importantly, the IPTV itself does not offer any kind of IPTV content to streaming for its user. If you have any queries about the IPTV Player app, let us know in the comments section below.