Updated Cox Contour Install Instructions for Fire TV!!

  1. If you were using my previous Cox Contour instructions, you may find that they stopped working due to a Fire TV update. Here are the new instructions for Fire TV

Contour MOD

Chrome Mini

Dropbox setup instructions
This app requires a mouse…
check this one out if you have a usb port. http://amzn.to/2oF8xgK
And Bluetooth keyboard mouse kit for those using fire tv stick: http://amzn.to/2mMH33e

If you dont have a Fire TV, check it out here: http://amzn.to/2pekMky

11 Replies to “Updated Cox Contour Install Instructions for Fire TV!!”

  1. Great post!
    I got all the way to contour login. Once I finally got username and password in appropriate boxes and hit enter, I get an error from Cox server.
    “Whitelabel Error Page. There was an unexpected error (type=Unauthorized, status 401). Authentication Failed: Error validating SAML message.

    Any ideas on what I’m doing wrong?

    1. I am unsure why that is happening. Are you definitely using the Contour app I posted as well as the Chrome Mini version I uploaded? Another user had issues with using a different version of one of the files. If you are using the same, have you tried wiping data/cache for the contour app and maybe even the chrome app to make sure nothing previously entered is getting in the way? I will try my instructions again soon to see if I left anything out. Thanks! And sorry for taking a while, I get a lot of spam comments regarding viagra etc so I need to skim through the comments and see what’s important. 🙂

      1. No worries, I got it working once I got my keyboard and could figure how to get my credentials correctly in there. This leads me to another question. My Fire stick works well with the app now but instead of getting a Fire TV I bought an Android box. Can the same be done for that? I’m guessing you are disabling the HDMI check the app performs and making it think it’s a tablet or phone. Can that be done for the regular android app like the Fire App?

  2. thanks for this! i think it would be better if you had a written tutorial too just because was a little long to go through. i got everything i needed from you though. thanks again!

    1. Yeah That is fair! I haven’t gotten around to making written guides yet as I have a busy full time job as well as a few kids, but thank you for workin through the steps and giving feedback! 🙂 I will try to knock out written instruction one of the next couple weekends.

    1. Ken! I think per your comments on youtube you have figured it out, if anyone else is having trouble, it takes double (or triple) tapping the back button on the fire remote. kinda a pain, I will let you know if there is another solution. Thank you for the feedback!

      1. I hit the LEFT button then BACK button and the menu comes up everytime. There is also a post online describing how to fix the cutoff menus with the apk editors.

        1. Awesome I will look into updating the apk again after I get back home early next week. Thank you for the feedback!

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