Wednesday, October 2, 2019

How to Install Kodi on Firestick or Fire TV

You are probably here because you already own an Amazon Firestick or Fire TV, Right? In this article, we are going to discuss how to install Kodi on Firestick or Fire TV using different installation methods. So, keep reading the post until the end. Today people like to stream video content or Live TV programs on their television via the internet. Lots of options are now available for live TV streaming.

Kodi on Firestick
Kodi on Firestick

Whether you are looking to get into Live TV streaming with Sling TV and like to add some premium channels like HBO or ESPN or want to stream Netflix, then Amazon Firestick or Fire TV makes it very easy. Let’s see some little bit of introduction about Amazon Firestick. Amazon’s Fire TV brand was launched in the year 2014. This is also in the series of digital media players which allows you to stream video content to your television via internet connection. Today, the internet connection is not a big thing. So, people like to stream the contents on Amazon’s Firestick or Fire TV. 

Kodi on Firestick or Fire TV:

We already told that this Firestick is capable of running the most popular applications like Netflix, HBO, ESPN and much more. Some people may ask is it possible to install Kodi on Firestick? The answer is yes, now you can possible to install Kodi on Firestick or Fire TV. Kodi is an open-source media player which allows you to access all kinds of contents including Videos and Music. 

Install Kodi on Firestick
Install Kodi on Firestick
Actually, Kodi is coming with its own user interface but there are also some third-party add-ons are available so you can use to enhance your Kodi experience. Lots of addons like Selfless Kodi addons, Reddit Kodi addons, Exodus Kodi addons, Covenant Kodi addons are available on Kodi for videos, music’s, gaming, higher quality, social websites access, streaming, TV channels, etc. There are four different installation methods available to install Kodi on Firestick or Fire TV. We will see all the methods one by one and you can choose one method which is comfortable for you. Do you want to know how to do Chromecast Kodi then click here Kodi on Chromecast?

Different Types of Installation methods:

  • Download Kodi on Firestick TV or Fire TV via downloader
  • Download Kodi on Firestick TV or Fire TV via ES Explorer
  • Download Kodi on Firestick TV or Fire TV via ABD link method
  • Download Kodi on Firestick TV or Fire TV using Android Phone

Steps to do before Installation of Kodi:

Before installation, you need to do some things on your Firestick or Fire TV. You need to instruct your Firestick or Fire TV Stick to accept the third-party applications. Here’s how to do this.
  • Open your Amazon Firestick or Fire TV Stick.
  • Go to settings on Firestick. You may see the last option in the menu is the Settings option.
Go to settings option
Go to settings option
  • Now, scroll to the right and ‘Click Device
Click the Device option on settings
Click the Device option on settings
  • In Device option, select ‘Developer Option’.
Select Developer option on Firestick
Select Developer option on Firestick
  • Finally, you can now enable the option ‘Apps from Unknown Sources’. 
Enable Apps Unknown sources option
Enable Apps Unknown sources option
  • Once it’s turned ON, you can now able to install any third-party application on your Amazon Firestick or Fire TV. Now, you are ready to proceed.

Download Kodi on Firestick or Fire TV via Downloader:

In our first installation method, we are going to install Kodi on Firestick or Fire TV Stick via Downloader application. This method is very easy and simple. Let’s see how to do it.
  • First, you need to check ‘Apps from Unknown sources’ option is enabled or not on your Amazon Firestick. If not, kindly follow the above steps and process the installation.
Enable Apps Unknown sources
Enable Apps Unknown sources
  • Open the Amazon Firestick or Fire TV Stick homepage.
  • Go to the Search bar option which is available at the top of the page.
  • Now, Type Downloader app on the search bar and search for it.
Type and search Downloader app
Type and search Downloader app
  • Once you find the Downloader app, then click on that and install it on your Amazon Firestick. 
  • When the Downloader app is installed on Amazon Firestick or Fire TV then open the Downloader app.
  • Now, you see the URL box there.
Type the URL below
Type the URL below
  • In that URL Box, type the below URL and Click Go option. http://mirrors.kodi.tv/release/android/arm/kodi-17.1-krypton-armeabi-v7a.
  • Now, the Kodi app will start downloading on your Firestick or Fire TV Stick. 
File downloading process will start
File downloading process will start
  • Once, it finished clicking the file to install it on your Amazon Firestick or Fire TV. That’s it. Now, you can enjoy the Kodi on Firestick or Fire TV.

Download Kodi on Firestick TV or Fire TV via ES Explorer:

  • First, you need to check ‘Apps from Unknown sources’ option is enabled or not on your Amazon Firestick. If not, kindly follow the above steps and proceed with the installation.
Enable Apps Unknown sources
Enable Apps Unknown sources
  • Open the Amazon Firestick or Fire TV Stick homepage.
  • Go to the Search bar option which is available at the top of the page.
  • Now, Search for ES Explorer in the search bar.
Search for ES Explorer
Search for ES Explorer
  • Once you find the app, Click to install it on your Firestick. 
  • When the ES Explorer is installed on Amazon Firestick or Fire TV then open the ES Explorer.
Open the downloaded ES Explorer
Open the downloaded ES Explorer
  • In that URL Box, type the below URL and Click Go option. http://mirrors.kodi.tv/release/android/arm/kodi-17.1-krypton-armeabi-v7a.
  • Now, the Kodi app will start downloading on your Firestick or Fire TV Stick. 
  • Once the installation is done your Kodi player is ready to use in Firestick or Fire TV.

Download Kodi on Firestick TV or Fire TV via ABD link method:

This method is suitable only if you have Windows PC or Linux or MAC. If you Windows PC, then you can use this ABD link method to install Kodi on your Amazon Firestick or Fire TV.
  • First, connect your Amazon Firestick or Fire TV Stick to the TV. 
  • After that, you need to register into your Amazon account with your PC.
  • Now, Go to settings on the home page of Firestick.
Go to settings option
Go to settings option
  • Click System option and then turn on the Apps from Unknown sources option to allow the third-party application access.
Enable Apps from Unknown sources option
Enable Apps from Unknown sources option
  • Now, kindly go to About option and Proceed to Network option.
Proceed with Network option and note the IP Address
Proceed with Network option and note the IP Address
  • Kindly note down your Local IP address.
  • After, again go to Networks and note that the Wireless Access Point on which you are connected.
  • Now, Go to your PC and then download the ADB link and Kodi.
Select ADB link method
Select the ADB link method
  • After the downloading of ABD link, you need to connect ADB link to your Firestick or Fire TV by entering your local IP address. 
  • Now, click the Kodi apk file with ADB file. That’s it. Now, the Kodi will be downloading and installed on your Amazon Firestick or Fire TV.
  • Once the installation is done your Kodi player is ready to use in Firestick or Fire TV.

Download Kodi on Firestick TV or Fire TV using Android Phone:

  • Open the Amazon Firestick TV or Fire TV.
  • Go to settings on the home page of Firestick.
Go to settings
Go to settings 
  • Click System option and then turn on the Apps from Unknown sources option to allow the third-party application access.
Turn On Apps Unknown Sources option
Turn On Apps Unknown Sources option
  • Now, kindly go to About option and Proceed to Network option.
Go to About option and proceed with Network option
Go to About option and proceed with Network option
  • Kindly note down your Local IP address.
  • Now, take your Android phone or tablet and go to the Google Play store and install the Apps2fire app and Kodi app on your android phone.
  • Now, open your apps2fire and then proceed with the Setup Tab option. Enter the IP address of your Firestick or Fire TV.
  • After that, go to the Firestick or Fire TV apps app and connect your Firestick to your Android phone. 
  • Now, Choose the Kodi application from the list of the apps and click to install it.
  • Once the installation is done your Kodi player is ready to use in Firestick or Fire TV.
Finally, you get the detailed information about Kodi on Firestick or Fire TV and how to install Kodi on Firestick or Fire TV in this article. I hope you get different methods for installing Kodi on Amazon Firestick through this article. If you face any other issues while installing and streaming videos from Kodi on Firestick or stream Kodi on Amazon Firestick or Fire TV Stick then kindly comment us on the below comment box. We will meet you again in the new topic guys. Thanks for visiting.
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