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How to Install Kodi on a FireStick

Below is the easiest method for installing Kodi on your Firestick or Fire TV. No computer is required. This guide uses the Downloader app by the AFTVNews website (a great source for all your Fire TV device news and tips)


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  • Turn on your Fire Stick
  • Select Settings
  • Select Device
  • Select Developer Options
  • Select Apps from Unknown Sources
  • Turn ON
  • You will now see a warning message regarding unknown sources. Select OK you can turn off unknown sources later but we need it on for now
  • Go back to your home screen (press home button on remote)
  • Highlight Apps - located at the top of the screen - and then press the middle button on your Amazon remote to bring up a sub-menu in Apps
  • Scroll to Categories in the sub menu
  • Select Utility located at the bottom as it is alphabetically sorted
  • Scroll down and select Downloader
  • Select Get to install Downloader
  • After the installation has completed select Open
  • You will now see the following screen. Select the URL section

  • Type the following bit.ly/174kodi (the image below shows an older link do not type that. This new link is the latest release which is the most stable and secure version) and select Next

  • Select Download in the next screen

  • The version of Kodi you chose will begin to download

  • When the download completes you will see the following screen. Select Install

  • Installation will begin

  • When the installation completes select Open

  • The first run may take a short while but you should now see your Kodi home screen

Thanks to AFTV News for the Downloader


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