How to Download and Install Kodi on Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick: 3 Methods Explained
Amazon has removed Kodi from Amazon Store. But there are several ways to download and install Kodi on Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick. In this post, you will find working methods to get it done. Check them all and enjoy Music, Videos, and other media content on your smart TV.
Kodi is also known as XBMC. It is an open source powerful app that allows you to access your videos, music, photos, and podcast conveniently. You can stream thousands of sources across the world via Kodi. It can run on Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, and Mac OS X. Now it is available for the Android TV platforms. Well, we already shared how to set up Kodi on NVIDIA Shield Android TV. Today, we are here with another process to install Kodi on the Amazon Fite TV or Fire TV Stick.
You can easily customize Kodi and add it to have more fun when you use best Kodi add-ons to manage media files. Amazon launched the update to the Fire TV stick that has stopped the old Kodi installation process. Since the Kodi was removed from the Amazon Store, most of the people are searching for the way to get the Kodi on a Fire TV or Fire TV Sticks.
Fortunately, there are several ways available in the market that can still allow you to easily install Kodi on Amazon Fire Stick or Amazon Fire TV. Let me walk you through these easiest working tricks to download and install Kodi on a Fire TV or Fire TV Stick. Below are three different ways to do it in the right way.
How to Install Kodi on an Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick
Step #1. First off, You need to Select the nav tabs and scroll right to reach “Settings” then Select “Device” on your Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick.
Step #2. Next, Click on Developer Option.
Step #3. Turn “ON” the App from Unknown Source.
Step #4. Download and install Downloader App from the Amazon App Store.
Step #6. Select the Android App, and the Fire TV is running Android operating system, so you have to download Kodi Android app.
Step #7. Select “ARMV7A 32Bit” for the Amazon Fire TV, you can find another one as per your requirement.
Step #8. Now, click on Install.
Wait for installation. Once the install complete, it should show up in the recent section on the home page. Now you can also customize the Kodi on your Amazon Fire TV/TV Stick. You can add some of your favorite add-ons to change the Kodi to browse media file appropriately.
Kodi recently announced the Kodi v18 for the 64-bit Windows PC and also support for the Xbox.
If Kodi does not show up in the App section then you can install it by heading into Setting → Applications → Manage Install Applications → Kodi → Launch Application.
How to Install Kodi on Fire TV or Fire TV Stick with AppStarter and Downloader
Step #1. First up, you need to enable Unknown Source by heading through Amazon Fire TV Settings → System → Developer option and turn on Unknown Source.
Step #2. Download and install Downloader app from Amazon App Store.
Step #4. Once you install AppStarter from the above link and click the Update button at the left side of the AppStarter.
Step #5. Now, click on Install button on the right-hand side where displays Kodi.
How to Install Kodi 17.4 on Fire TV or FireStick with tablet/smartphone and apps2fire
Before moving to the process, make sure that you have Android smartphone and tablet. Both smartphone/tablet and Fire TV/Stick must be connected to the same wireless internet network/router.
Step #1. Enable App from Unknown Source and USB debugging by heading through Amazon Fire TV Settings → System → Developer option.
Step #2. Download and install App2Fire on your Android phone.
Step #3. Go to Settings → Device→ About→ Network and write down your Fire TV Stick’s IP address.
Step #4. Now, download and install Kodi on your Android device.
Step #5. Open App2Fire, tap setup and enter your Fire TV’s IP address and then tap Save.
Step #6. Open Fire TV app menu at the top and make sure that it is connected with your tablet or phone.
Step #7. Now click on the button at the top that reads Local app and Select Kodi from the list and then click to Install.
Step #8. Once the App2Fire shows as Installed go back to the Fire TV and open Kodi to see its works well.
This is it…! You have now successfully installed Kodi on Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick.
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