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How To Install Kodi on the New Updated Fire TV Stick

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Installing Kodi to a Fire TV Stick is not difficult and does not require a computer or any other device.

A computer can be used if the main install method does not work for your Fire TV version.
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The first method does not require a computer only an Amazon account to get a free App called Downloader. A free trial account can be used if needed.

The Downloader App is used to go to the Kodi Download page and get the necessary install file.

This is the most popular method and the most widely used.

There have been a few updates that have stopped some previous methods from working with the Downloader App method working very well.

The second method uses an App called File Commander which allows a computer to copy files to a Fire TV.

Installing with a computer is not usually used since the first method works very well.

How to use both methods are shown below along with the steps and screenshots. A video is also below each method for a visual walk through if needed.

What is Kodi?
Kodi is a media center that is free to use and install.

Since it is free to use and can play most any video or music file it has become very popular.

It is also very easy to modify and change the interface and other features.

Does Kodi Work Well With the Fire Stick?
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Yes, Kodi works well with the Fire Stick.

It does need to be side loaded with another program since it is not available in the Amazon App Store.

While the Fire Stick runs Kodi its low cost hardware can limit it at times with many other options available.

What is an Addon?
An Addon is a program that can be added to Kodi to expand its abilities.

There are many popular Addons with the most popular being Video plugins that stream videos.

Read Here for the Current Best Up-To-Date Addons

What is a Build?
A Build is a pre-setup Kodi install that comes with all the best Add-ons and artwork.

Anyone can create a Build by backing up a Kodi setup and sharing it with other users.

While Builds are nice they do come with more code and artwork that can slow down an install on a Fire Stick.

Most will only need a few good Addons. If a Build is used be sure it is made specifically for the Fire TV Stick.

Should You Install a Build or Individual Addons?
While Builds are nice, since they come setup with all the latest Addons, often it is best to simply have 3-5 of the top Kodi Addons installed.

Builds always come with more code and artwork which can slow things down.

Installing a few good working Addons is all that is really needed and makes for a faster performance.

With that said many there are many good Builds that work well such as No Limits Magic Build or Fire TV Guru Build.

Method 1: How To Install Kodi to a Fire TV Stick without a Computer

A video is at the bottom of each method for a visual walk through if needed.

1… At the top go to Settings
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2… Go to Device
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3… Select Developer Options
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4… Turn On both ABD debugging and Apps from Unknown Sources
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5… Go Back to the Home Screen
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6… Click to the left for the search option to come up.
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7… Type in Downloader
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8… After typing in Downloader scroll to it and click it
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9… The Downloader App should come up click it
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10… Click Get for the Downloader app to download and install
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11… After it installs click Open
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12… A notification may come up showing the Apps features and updates click OK
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13… Click on the http:// address box section
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14… A box will come up Type In http://kodi.tv/download and click Go
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15… If this box comes up click OK
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16… The Main Kodi Download Page should come up
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17… Scroll down on the Kodi page to Android and click on it
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18… Select ARMV7A (32BIT)
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19… The file will download
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20… After it downloads click Install at the bottom right.
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21… It will start the Install
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22… Kodi 17.6 will now be installed. Click on Open at the bottom right.
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23… After Kodi 17.6 is installed Addons will need to be added to watch movies and TV shows.
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Popular Addons include Genesis Reborn, Neptune Rising, Covenant and many more.

Add-ons can be installed individually or there is Builds that come with all the best plugins that install everything.

Read Here for the Top Kodi Add-ons and How To Install Them.
Read Here for the Top Kodi Builds.

If Kodi does not show up in Apps after closing it go to Settings–>Applications–>Manage Installed Applications–>Kodi–>Launch application

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