Here are 3 ways to install Kodi on Amazon’s Fire TV/Stick

Installing Kodi on Firestick or a Fire TV is easy as pie — no technical knowledge is required. There are a number of ways to do it, three of which you can check out below.

Before you get started, you have to change three settings on your Amazon Fire TV or Amazon Fire Stick. Fire up your streaming device, go to Settings > Device > Developers option, and turn on the “ADB debugging” and “Apps from Unknown Sources” options. The last step is to go to Settings > Applications and turn off “Collect App Usage Data.”

Step-by-step-instructions:

  1. Launch your Amazon Fire TV/Stick.
  2. Go to Settings > Device > Developers option and turn on the “ADB debugging” and “Apps from Unknown Sources” options.
  3. Go to Settings > Applications and turn off “Collect App Usage Data.”

Once that’s done, you can use any of the three methods below to install Kodi on your streaming device.

Install Kodi on Firestick or Fire TV with ES File Explorer

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The first step to installing Kodi on Firestick is to visit Amazon’s app store via your streaming device and download the free ES File Explorer app. Launch the app once installed, head to Tools > Download Manager, and click the “New” button. A window will pop up, asking you to type in the name and path. Add in the details listed below and select “Download Now.”

  • Name: Kodi
  • Path: https://tinyurl.com/yceglkxx

Once the file is downloaded, select “Open File,” followed by “Install,” and wait for the device to do its magic. If you followed the instructions, you’ll have successfully installed Kodi on your Fire TV/Stick. Now head to Settings > Applications > Manage Installed Applications > Kodi to launch it.

Step-by-step-instructions:

  1. Download the ES File Explorer app from Amazon’s app store.
  2. Launch the app, head to Tools > Download Manager, and click the “New” button.
  3. Fill out the Name and Path fields with the info listed above and select “Download Now.”
  4. Select “Open File” followed by “Install” to finish the process.

Install Kodi on Fire TV/Stick with AppStarter

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This method for installing Kodi on Firestick or FireTV is similar to the first one, but it requires a few more clicks. Same as before, you first have to download the free ES File Explorer app from Amazon’s app store. Launch it when ready, head to Tools > Download Manager, and click the “New” button. When the pop-up window shows up, add in the details below and select “Download Now” to get AppStarter on your device.

  • Name: AppStarter
  • Path: https://tinyurl.com/ya3s9e3g

Once that’s done, click “Open File” followed by “Install” and launch AppStarter when it’s ready. The last step is to go to “Updates” and select the “Install” button next to the Kodi app to install it on your streaming device.

Step-by-step-instructions:

  1. Download the ES File Explorer app from Amazon’s App Store.
  2. Launch the app, head to Tools > Download Manager, and select the “New” button.
  3. Fill out the Name and Path fields with the info listed above and select “Download.”
  4. Select “Open File” followed by “Install.”
  5. Go to “Updates” and select the “Install” button next to Kodi.

Install Kodi on Fire TV/Stick with Downloader

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Head over to Amazon’s app store and install the Downloader app to your streaming device. Launch the app, type http://kodi.tv/download into the address bar, and hit “Go” to visit Kodi’s website. From there, find and select the Android icon and click the “ARMV7A (32Bit)” option to start downloading the Kodi APK to your streaming device. Then just hit the “Install” button and you’re good to go.

Step-by-step-instructions:

  1. Download the Downloader app from Amazon’s app store.
  2. Launch the app, type http://kodi.tv/download into the address bar, and select “Go.”
  3. Find and select the Android icon and click the “ARMV7A (32Bit)” option.
  4. Click the “Install” button to finish the process.

Read next: How to install and use Kodi on Android


These are three simple methods for installing Kodi on Firestick or FireTV, but there are a few others available that can get the job done. Which one did you use? Let us know in the comments!

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