Tuesday, 24 July 2018

4 Steps to Install Kodi on Fire TV: Amazon Fire TV Stick Setup Instructions

Guide to Install Kodi on Fire TV - Amazon Fire TV Stick 2018

Step by step instructions on how to install Kodi on Fire TV Stick: For many people, Kodi app is the ultimate choice to manage the media center as per preferences on the Fire TV/Firestick. Formerly known as Xbox media center and XBMC, this free open source software program allows the users to arrange the TV shows, movies, pictures, videos and other media files. The platform also supports live TV recording and beneficial add-ons installation to increase the functionality.

Instructions to Install Kodi on Fire TV

Kodi is compatible for installation on PCs, laptops, and even on Fire TV/ Amazon Fire TV Stick allowing you to view large volumes of free content generally available at expensive premium price packages. If you are looking for step-by-step instructions on how to install Kodi on Firestick, follow the instructions below to get it done in a few minutes in a hassle-free manner.

Step 1: Adjust the Amazon Firestick Device Settings for Kodi Installation 

  • Open the Firestick settings
  • Select System/Device from the available options
  • Now choose the Developer Options in the Device menu 
  • Turn on the ‘ADB debugging’ and ‘Apps from Unknown Sources’ in the Developer Options
  • Now go to Settings and choose Applications
  • In the Applications, turn off the ‘Collect App Usage Data’ function

Step 2: ES File Explorer App Download and Installation 

Note: ES File Explorer is a free app available at Amazon app store.

  • Visit the Amazon app store and select the ES File Explorer 
  • On the ES File Explorer page, click on the ‘Get Free to Download’ tab 
  • Once you finish downloading the app, install it on your system

Step 3: Download and Install Kodi App (17.6 Krypton) on Firestick

  • Open ES File Explorer and choose Tools
  • Now select ‘Download manager’ and click ‘+New
  • On the pop-up menu, write https://www.firesticktricks.com/kapk in the Path and Kodi in the name section
  • Click the ‘Download Now’ tab 
  • After the completion of the download process, click on ‘Open File’ and click on the ‘Install’ tab

Step 4: Launch Kodi

You are almost done and a few clicks away from using the Kodi to view contents on the firestick. These final steps will place the Kodi icon on the Home screen and make it ready for use.

  • Go to the Home screen of your Firestick
  • Press and hold the Home button in the menu until you get the contents in the Home menu
  • Go to Settings and choose Applications
  • Click Kodi and hit the ‘Launch’ tab
  • On the home screen, highlight Kodi and drag the app to any position as per choice 

Note: You may not be able to view too much of content by installing the Kodi alone. Some programs require installing add-ons to the app for live streaming.

Kodi 18 Leia Installation on Firestick

The process for the Leia installation is exactly the same as for Krypton except for the path URL stated below:

You need to enter the https://firesticktricks.com/beta URL in the download path.

If you are not intending to use the ES File Explorer, use any other free downloader software such as AppStarter, Downloader, FireDL, Apps2Fire etc.

Subscribe to VPN Services

Kodi app gives access to a series of free content across various platforms worldwide. However, you must be careful while viewing copyright contents as any sort of violation of the terms of services may get you into legal issues. To prevent the ISP tracking and legal hassles, you need to subscribe to VPN services to protect the IP address and privacy while watching contents.

The above mentioned guide will help you to install Kodi 17.6 Krypton on Fire TV or Amazon Firestick quickly in less than 5 minutes if you are too handy with app installations. People are also using the advanced version Kodi 18 Leia but you may have bug issues. However, if you can manage with the few settings, this can also be a considerable option when you install the software on the firestick. You can also check other review on home page of this site.