How To Install Kodi On Firestick

The Firestick has taken over the streaming world. The device has been selling like proverbial hotcakes since entering the scene.

Firestick is so popular because it makes it so easy to use entertainment services due to it having such a variety of services.

You can control the device directly with voice commands without the need to push a button. As impressive as the Firestick is, there’s one drawback; while you can watch plenty of content for free, the premium content comes with a premium price tag.

Not everyone wants to pay that much – or can – so they install Kodi on Firestick instead.

Kodi is an excellent Firestick app that is sure to open a whole new world of multimedia content that is either unavailable in your region or too expensive.


What Is Kodi?

Kodi is an open-source media player anyone can download and use for free. When you think of media players, you think of things such as VLC.

These players can only play content from your local storage/hard drive. While Kodi can also playthings from local storage, it also lets you stream online content.

Kodi gives you free access to a wealth of great content. You’ll get access to movies, TV shows, live sport, and so much more. Kodi on Firestick lets you enjoy all that straight through your TV.


How to Install Kodi on Firestick

1. Download The Downloader App

The Downloader app is the easiest and fastest way to install Kodi on your Fire TV Stick. The process shouldn’t take more than a few minutes if you do everything properly.

The app is completely free to download from the App Store, which makes it more enticing. Open the App Store and search for “Downloader” to find it.

Click on the app in the search results and click Download to get started. Once you have Downloader on your Firestick, you’re just one small step away from enjoying Kodi on Firestick.


2. Prepare The Firestick

Now that you have Downloader on your stick, you’ll need to make four small changes to prepare it for Kodi.

You’ll need to enable ADB debugging, allow apps from unknown sources, disable device usage data, and disable collect app usage data from the options. Here’s how to do all this:

  1. Open the Settings on the Firestick with the option in the middle bar or on the far right of the home screen.
  2. Open the “My Fire TV” settings
  3. Click on Developer Options
  4. Change the ADB Debugging (Optional) option to ON
  5. Click the Install Unknown Apps option
  6. Enable the option
  7. Open the Settings and then Preferences > Privacy Settings. Disable theDevice Usage Data and Collect App Usage Data options.

The Amazon Firestick is now ready for installing and running Kodi.


3.Install Kodi On Firestick

This step will cover how to download and install the Koid app on your Firestick.

  1. Open the Downloader app you’ve just installed and click on the URL box to get started
  2. This should open a pop-up keypad – enter for Kodi Leia 18.9 or for Kodi 19.
  3. Click on “GO” to begin the download process
  4. Click on “Install” when the app finishes downloading
  5. Wait for the app to finish installing
  6. There should be an “App Installed” message when the app finishes installing. Click on “OPEN” to start Kodi or click on “Done” if you want to leave it until later.

Please note that, unlike other apps, Kodi won’t appear on the home screen.

Instead, you’ll need to go Settings > Applications > Manage Installed Applications > Kodi > Launch to start the app.

You can also access the app by holding the Home button on your remote down for five seconds, clicking on “Apps” and then accessing Kodi as normal.


Final Thoughts

Now you have Kodi up and running on your Firestick, you’re ready to enjoy all the free entertainment you want through the Kodi app.

We hope you found this guide useful and were able to install the Kodi app without any issues.

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