How to install Kodi on Firestick, Fire TV and Fire TV Cube

Adding the practical functionality of Kodi to your Fire TV Stick, Firestick and Fire TV Cube will bring flexibility to your streaming experience, allowing you to watch TV shows, live sports, movies and more. Here you will find a guide with all the necessary steps to install Kodi on these devices. The steps work on Fire TV sets and Fire TV Stick 4K, which was recently launched. The current working version of Kodi is Kodi Krypton 17.6, but the latest edition known as Kodi Leia is being developed. You can already try Kodi Leia if you wish to do so, but in order to get stable performance, we recommend sticking to Kodi Krypton, at least by now.

We’ll go through different methods to install Kodi on Firestick so you can choose the option that better suits you. There is even a method that you can follow without having to use a computer. All the options listed work on Fire TV 1st Gen, Fire TV Stick 1st Gen, Fire TV 2nd Gen, 2nd Gen Fire TV Stick, Fire TV 3 and Fire TV Cube. Let’s start by talking more about Fire TV, Firestick and Fire TV Cube. Fire TV is a streaming media box made by Amazon. It gives you the chance to watch movies, TV shows and more. The main difference between the Fire TV stick and the box is that the Fire TV stick is smaller and it is also cheaper. The Fire TV Stick is less powerful and its performance tends to be slower than what you get with the Fire TV or Fire TV Cube.

We will go through the steps that you need to follow for each method, but before we start, it is worth mentioning that a VPN should be used to enjoy a high level of protection. You can keep your identity hidden and protect the security of your internet traffic. There are several providers in the VPN industry but we recommend you to choose a well-established solution. Consider names like ExpressVPN, NordVPN, Private Internet Access, VyprVPN, PureVPN and IPVanish.

Installing Kodi on Firestick, Fire TV, Fire TV Cube

  1. Select Settings
  2. Click Device, or My Fire TV on Fire TV Cube
  3. Select Developer options
  4. Select Apps from Unknown Sources to enable this option
  5. Select Turn On
  6. Go back to Firestick/ Fire TV Home screen
  7. Select search icon and type Downloader
  8. Select the Downloader icon
  9. Now click the select button on remote to start the download. Downlaoder will be installed.
  10. Select Open to launch Downloader
  11. Click Allow. Keep in mind that this option is not available on older Fire TV versions
  12. Select OK on the welcome window
  13. Next, click the Select button on remote to open the keyboard
  14. Now you need to enter a URL. The one that has to be typed in depends on the version of Kodi that you want to install. The current stable version is Kodi Krypton and for that one, you need to enter the below URLs:
  15. The download will start
  16. Once Kodi has been downloaded, you can click Install on Kodi setup page
  17. The installation process will start on your Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick device
  18. Select Open once Kodi is installed.
  19. Then you will see Kodi homescreen. Exit Kodi to go back to Fire TV Home Screen
  20. Click Delete to remove the Kodi installation file
  21. Click Delete once more.
  22. Now, go to the Amazon device’s Home Screen
  23. Next, you need to press down the Home button on the device’s remote until you see a screen showing a shortcut to your Apps Library.
  24. Highlight Kodi and select Move so that the application list goes to the front.
  25. Now, press the Select button on the remote control, choosing where you want the Kodi shortcut to be added.
  26. Now you should see the Kodi shortcut on your Fire TV or Firestick Home screen. It will appear under Apps & Games.

Now that you have Kodi on your device, you can install addons to expand your streaming options. Kodi addons is what makes Kodi a versatile entertainment solution as you can find a varied selection of options that give you access to TV shows, movies, live sports and much more.

Alternative methods for installing Kodi on Firestick, Fire TV and Fire TV Cube

Installing Kodi on Fire TV Stick, Fire TV and Fire TV Cube using ES Explorer

  1. Enable Apps from Unknown Sources in Fire TV Settings
  2. Install ES File Explorer via the App Store and then open it
  3. Enter this URL into the URL inbox
  4. Click the Download button to start downloading Kodi
  5. Click the Install button on the screen to start installing Kodi

Installing Kodi on Fire TV Stick, Fire TV and Fire TV Cube using FireDL

  1. Enable Apps from Unknown Sources in Fire TV Settings
  2. Install FireDL from the Amazon App Store
  3. Open FireDL
  4. Into FireDL, type 600003. This is the code to install Kodi

Installing Kodi on Firestick, Fire TV and Fire TV Cube using Apps2Fire

For this option you need an Android tablet or smartphone.

  1. Enable Apps from Unknown Sources in Fire TV Settings
  2. Go to the About tab and take note of the IP address of Fire TV
  3. Install Apps2Fire and Kodi on an Android device using Google Play
  4. Enter the IP address of your Fire TV into Apps2Fire
  5. Select Kodi from the list of apps and install it

Installing Kodi on Firestick, Fire TV and Fire TV Cube using AppStarter

  1. Go to Settings and enable Apps from Unknown Sources
  2. Install Downloader application from the app store and launch it
  3. In the Downloader box, enter this URL: to install AppStarter
  4. Open AppStarter
  5. Click the Updates button located on the left side of AppStarter
  6. Select the Install Button on the right-hand side of where Kodi appears.

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