XBMC – or the new Kodi as it got a name change – is a versatile and powerful media player. It helps you access music and local video files that you store on your hard drive, access an incredible amount of extra content and also download add-ons. If you want to get this app, you can download it on laptops, Macs, PCs, Android phones, Linux machines, and TV streamers which run on Android architecture, Fire TV Stick, for example. If you want to install Kodi on your Amazon Fire TV Stick, we offer you the best two ways.
How to download Kodi on Amazon Fire Stick
1. The five minute easiest way
Use a power adapter or a spare USB port to plug the UDB power cable into and plug the Amazon Fire TV stick into your tv.
Find “Apps from unknown sources” by going to Settings | System | Developer options and then turn it on as it was surely switched off and then when the pop-up box comes up choose yes.
After returning to the home screen of your TV, install the Downloader (an app that you can find in the Popular Fire TV apps section.)
Enter http://kodi.tv/download after opening Downloader and hit Go.
You will see many versions of Kodi under the heading Kodiev17.3, but you should select the ARM 32-Bit link located under the Release heading.
A pop-up box will appear after you download the file successfully and you need to click Install.
After that, you should see a black Kodi screen from where you should select all and click install again.
Now the application should be installed so under the heading “Yours Apps & Games” you can find Kodi which is finally installed to your Fire TV Stick. You can Add KODI VPN Addon to accessed geo-restricted kodi addon.
2. ADB Debugging
This might sound like a complicated method, but you will see it is not. Get the Kodi APK file on your laptop and install it onto your Fire Stick using ADB (Android Debug Bridge). Wondered what’s the best VPN for firestick? Try PureVPN.
Plug the Fire Stick into your TV, then go to Settings | System | Developer Options and switch one the ADB Debugging and the Apps From Unknown Sources.
After following this step, get the IP Address of your Fire Stick by going to Settings | System | About | Network.
Download the Android ARM APK file on your laptop by accessing http://kodi.tv/download.
After that, you need to download adbLiknk. Open it and press New.
Enter the IP Address of you Fire Stick, name it then press Save.
After pressing Connect, you will see in the Connected Devices list your Fire Stick IP Address.
Click Install APK after highlighting your device, locate the earlier downloaded one and selected, then when asked if you want to install it press yes.
On your window’s bottom right you will see ADB running and after that press OK when the notification of the installation appears.
You can now have fun with Kodi.
Henry Lares is still early into his career as tech reporter but has already had his work published in many major publications including Tech Crunch and the Huffington Post. In regards to academics, Henry earned an engineering degree from Apex Technical School. Henry has a passion for emerging technology and covers upcoming products and breakthroughs in science and tech.