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Install Kodi on Firestick / Fire TV / Fire TV Cube Screenshot Tutorial


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Jul 9, 2019
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The following step-by-step guide will show you How To Install Kodi on Firestick/Fire TV using the Downloader App.

Downloader is an app installer used to download thousands of applications, including Kodi, to your Fire device.

1. Hover Over Settings

Hover over Settings

2. Click My Fire TV

Click My Fire TV

3. Click Developer options

Click Developer options

4. Click Apps from Unknown Sources and turn it ON

Turn On Apps from Unknown Sources

5. Return to Firestick / Fire TV Home screen, hover over search icon on top-left side of screen and type in “Downloader” and click it in the list below

type downloader

6. Click orange Downloader icon

select downloader

7. Click OK button on remote to begin download & Downloader will install

click download

8. Click Open to launch Downloader

click open

9. Click Allow (you may not see this prompt on older Fire TV models)

click allow

10. Click OK on the welcome window

click ok

11. Click OK button on remote to open the keyboard and type in the address for Kodi 18.3 which is https://kodi.tv/download

Click Go button after typing in address and Kodi download will begin.

12. Click Install on Kodi setup page

Click Install

13. Kodi will begin installing

Kodi will begin installing on Firestick

14. Click Done once Kodi has been installed

Click Done after Kodi has finished installing

15. Click Delete to discard the Kodi 18.3 installation file as this will free up valuable space on your Firestick, Fire TV, or Fire TV Cube

Click Delete to discard Kodi install file

16. Click Delete again

Click Delete again

17. Go to Firestick / Fire TV / Fire TV Cube Home screen, scroll to the right under Apps & Channels category and click “See All” button

Click See All

18. Highlight Kodi shortcut at bottom of screen and click the options button on Fire TV Stick / Fire TV remote which looks like three horizontal lines on top of each other and click Move

Click options button on remote

19. Move Kodi shortcut to the front of the list and click OK button on remote where you would like to place it, this will ensure that it is displayed on your Firestick / Fire TV / Fire TV Cube home screen

Move Kodi on Firestick to front of list

20. Launch Kodi and click “continue” button

Click Continue

21. Click Allow

Click Allow

22. Kodi begins to load

Kodi loading screen on Firestick or Fire TV

23. You are now presented with Kodi 18.3 Leia home screen on Firestick, Fire TV, or Fire TV Cube.

Kodi 18 Leia home screen on Firestick or Fire TV or Fire TV Cube

Final Step Kodi doesn’t do much without the great 3rd party addons that provide free movies, TV shows, channels, live sports, etc.

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