How To Install Kodi 17.6 Krypton on the New Updated Fire TV Stick

By | November 15, 2017

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Installing the new Kodi 17.6 to a Fire TV Stick is not difficult and does not require a computer or any other device.
 
A computer can be used if the main install method does not work for your Fire TV version such as the new Fire TV 4K.
 
The first method does not require a computer only an Amazon account to get a free App called Downloader. A free trial account can be used if needed.
 
The Downloader App is used to go to the Kodi Download page and get the necessary install file.
 
There have been a few updates that have stopped some previous methods from working with the Downloader App method still working and the most widely used.
 
The second method uses an App called File Commander which allows a computer to copy files to a Fire TV.
 
How to use both methods are shown below along with the steps and screenshots. A video is also below each method for a visual walk through if needed.
 
Using a good VPN with Kodi is always suggested for privacy and security. If you need a good low cost VPN to use with Kodi Try IPVanish it has multiple high speed servers with no throttling or logs, along with an easy to use Fire TV Stick app.
 




 
Method 1: How To Install Kodi 17.6 Krypton to a Fire TV Stick without a Computer
 
1… At the top go to Settings
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 1
 
2… Go to Device
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 2
 
3… Select Developer Options
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 3
 
4… Turn On both ABD debugging and Apps from Unknown Sources
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 4
 
5… Go Back to the Home Screen
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6… Click to the left for the search option to come up.
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 6
 
7… Type in Downloader
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 7
 
8… After typing in Downloader scroll to it and click it
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9… The Downloader App should come up click it
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10… Click Get for the Downloader app to download and install
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 10
 
11… After it installs click Open
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12… A notification may come up showing the apps features click OK
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13… Click on the http://
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14… A box will come up Type In http://kodi.tv/download and click Go
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15… Another box will come up click Open in browser
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26… The Main Kodi Download Page should come up
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17… Scroll down on the Kodi page to Android and click on it
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18… Select ARMV7A (32BIT)
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19… The file will download
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20… After it downloads click Install at the bottom right.
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 22
 
21… It will start the Install
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 23
 
22… Kodi 17.6 will now be installed. Click on Open at the bottom right.
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 24
 
23… After Kodi 17.6 is installed addons will need to be added to watch movies and TV shows.
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Exodus
Popular addons include Pyramid, Genesis Reborn, Neptune Rising, Covenant and many more.
 
Read Here for How To Install Covenant Addon
 
Add-ons can be installed individually or there is Builds that come with all the best plugins that install everything.
 
Read Here for the Top Kodi Add-ons and How To Install Them.
Read Here for the Top Kodi Builds.
 
If Kodi does not show up in Apps after closing it go to Settings–>Applications–>Manage Installed Applications–>Kodi–>Launch application
 
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Method 2: How To Install Kodi to a Fire TV with a Computer
Kodi can also be copied to a Fire TV with a computer.
 
An App is downloaded from the Amazon App store called File Commander.
 
File Commander allows for files to be copied via a computer Browser over to a Fire TV.
 
It gives an IP Address to type into a Browser and files can be uploaded to a Fire Stick.
 
It is easy to do, simply be sure the computer and Fire Stick are on the same network.
 
1… At the top go to Settings
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 1
 
2… Go to Device
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 2
 
3… Select Developer Options
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 3
 
4… Turn On both ABD debugging and Apps from Unknown Sources
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 4
 
5… Go Back to the Home Screen
How To Install Kodi 17.4 Krypton on the New Updated Fire TV Stick Step 5
 
6… Click to the left for the search option to come up.
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 6
 
7… Type in File Commander
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8… Click on the File Commander icon (FC)
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9… Click Get for it to download and install
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10… After it installs click Open
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11… If a popup comes up click Allow access to Files
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12… On the left go to PC File Transfer
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13… At the bottom click the green bar that says Start Service
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14… An Internal IP Address will show on the screen along with the port used.
 
The IP Address will be entered into a Browser on a computer to copy files to the Fire TV.
 
In this example it is http://10.0.0.17:1200 but Each Fire Stick will have a unique IP Address. Be sure to use the IP Address shown on your Fire TV.
How To Install Kodi 17.5 Krypton on the New Updated Fire TV Stick PC Step 1414
 
15… Go to the Computer open any Browser such as Fire Fox, Chrome and so on.
 
Type in the IP Address and Port number exactly as shown on your Fire TV Screen.
 
In this example the address and port http://10.0.0.178:1200 is typed in the Browser.
How To Install Kodi 17.5 Krypton on the New Updated Fire TV Stick PC Step 15
File Commander should come up.
 
16… At this point files can be copied over to the Fire TV such as Kodi or other APK files.
 
To get Kodi use another Browser window and go to the main Kodi Download Page here https://kodi.tv/download
 
Scroll down on the Kodi page to Android and click on it
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Click ARMV7A (32BIT) which is the version to use with a Fire TV
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17… Go back to the Browser window with File Commander and click Internal storage
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18… Click the Download Folder
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19… Files can now be dragged and dropped to File Commander into the Download Folder
 
Drag the Kodi APK to the Browser window and click UPLOAD on the popup
How To Install Kodi 17.5 Krypton on the New Updated Fire TV Stick PC Step 19
 
20… The file will upload to the Fire TV
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21… After it uploads it will now be ready to install
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22… Go back to the Fire TV and click Stop Service in File commander
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23… From the main File Commander menu click Downloads
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24… Click the Kodi APK File
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25… Click Install at the bottom right.
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 22
 
26… The Install will start
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26… Kodi 17.6 will now be installed. Click on Open at the bottom right.
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Step 24
 
27… After Kodi 17.6 is installed addons will need to be added to watch movies and TV shows.
How To Install and Setup Kodi on the Updated Fire TV Stick Exodus
Popular addons include Covenant, BoB Unleashed, BENNU, and many more.
 
Read Here for How To Install Covenant Addon
 

 
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285 thoughts on “How To Install Kodi 17.6 Krypton on the New Updated Fire TV Stick

  1. James Johnson

    Im stuck at the download after typing in the Kodi url. Just keeps saying connecting.

    Reply
    1. Jerome

      Same with me…..I get the Connecting…. Screen and nothing happens after several minutes. How do we resolve this issue??

      Reply
  2. Geoff

    All of the steps were fine up to the point of installing from the zip file. Once I click on “install from zip file” there are no options there. I’m stuck here. Can you please help me ASAP to find out why there’s are no options in the zip file?

    Reply
    1. Todd

      I ran into the same problem also last night. I’ve installed Krypton 17.x multiple times and I’ve never had this issue. Any help would be appreciated.

      Reply
  3. Leon

    Can you tell me how I can get ARMV7A (32Bit) version to install? I followed the direction above as listed and it won’t install.

    Reply
  4. Dakota443

    I’m stuck at step 13 when I click open in browser I get a message saying amazon does not open browser links

    Reply
  5. Me

    Super easy! I had it installed and ready to play a movie in less than 15 mins! Thanks so much!

    The only thing is that it doesn’t show up on my main homepage. Does anyone have a solution?

    Thanks!

    Reply
  6. Sonia

    I followed your every step, but when I get to “open from zip files” the icon is red and when I click on it I don’t get the choices you get on the video. What am I doing wrong!?

    Reply
  7. Ashley W

    Excellent video tried several videos was not successful until I ran across this one .

    Thanks so much

    Reply
  8. Sam

    I guess I’m a complete idiot. How am I supposed to “type” a website on the download app when there is no keyboard or text to type remote option with on my TV, does everyone have a wireless keyboard or something? I’m totally lost. You can’t possibly have the firestick plugged into your computer as it is HDMI… wth

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    1. Jason

      Unless I misunderstand your question, what you need to do is this: When your cursor is on the line underneath “Enter the URL that you want to download” (see step 13 above), click the select button on your remote (it’s the middle or inside circle on the remote). This SHOULD bring up an onscreen keyboard. You can then just move the cursor around and type what is needed (http:// kodi.tv/download).

      This is how you’ll type many things on the firestick. Think of it like text messaging on a phone. You’ll bring up the onscreen keyboard when you click on the empty text line.

      Hope that helps.

      Reply
    2. Bob

      Download the amazon fire tv app on your phone and it will have a keyboard you can use

      Reply
  9. Paige

    I get all the way to the the box part in the addons, but once I press spins, nothing shows up in the next screen except 2 dots. Install from repository is not there. What am I doing wrong?

    Reply
  10. Juan

    Please help, I got a “spinz tv wizard error” How can i fix it.

    Reply
  11. Juan

    I had no problems installing until the end. I got a “Spinz tv wizard error” What can I do to fix this????

    Reply
  12. Ryan saundry

    roadblock at step 11 i click on kodi then nothing comes up help please

    Reply
  13. Peg Griska

    I am very new to this technology. You verbal and video instruction no were great. I did successfully install Kodi, however when I try to play a movie I click and just the play cuter of the movie appears. Any guidance you can give would be greatly appreciated. 🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔

    Reply
  14. Shelley Kistner

    This is the only video that easily explained how to set this up. Thanks for your clear instructions

    Reply
  15. Barbara ferrell

    I had kodi TV,with hard NOx and exodus installed several weeks ago, worked great. Yesterday when I went to watch movies a notification came up that update to spin TV. Not having updating anything yet , it appears I pressed the wrong install selection “fresh install” . Now I’m trying figure out how to get the movies back. Can you help me??

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  16. Sid

    I had kodi TV,with hard NOx and exodus installed several weeks ago, worked great. Yesterday when I went to watch movies a notification came up that update to spin TV. Not having updating anything yet , it appears I pressed the wrong install selection “fresh install” . Now I’m trying figure out how to get the movies back. Can you help me??

    Reply
  17. Heather

    When you say an Amazon account but then “a free trial is available,” do you mean you need to have a Prime account to download the downloader?? I don’t have a Prime account anymore but just looking for something reasonably priced to play Kodi Krypton on my smaller TV (I got a smartTV recently, and the old box I used to play Kodi cannot support Krypton, so I have a dormant TV–sacrilege! LOL)

    Reply
  18. Nick

    Hi, i just bought a refurbished firestick and im unable to download kodi 17.3 the firestick is kind of updated, it gives me 2 settings options the old one( classic) and the new one( updated) im able to allow unknown source on the new version but not on the classic version, it says unable to allow unknown source. Please help.

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    1. J

      Firestick needs to be updated, then do a factory reset, then you’ll be able to download kodi all over again. I’ve been running into those issues with the first generation firesticks

      Reply
      1. Nphilippe42@gmail.com

        My moms fire stivk wont go pass the download part if she factory resets it. Dose she just staft over tthe steps to get kodi she had the old version but now she want kodi 17 help!!!!

        Reply
  19. John Woodbridge

    Hi, I recently bought a new (refurbished) firestick from Amazon, I have tried many different methods to try and get Kodi to run on it. !6.0 Jarvis downloaded, installed and appeared to run until switched off, then I could only find it in the downloads folder. What usually seems to happen is I get to the stage where it say’s ‘Running Kodi for the first time’ Then instead of opening up it goes back to the previous ‘do you want to install screen’
    Following your method for Kodi 17.3, I get to the same point, ‘Preparing to run for the first time…please wait. then it returns to the download screen! I have attempted fresh install about 5 times and via ES and downloaded and the kodi site.
    Can you help?

    Reply
  20. Danny

    All I can say is perfect ,perfect ,perfect are you a school teacher you should be can’t get better instructions than this
    THANKS!

    Reply
  21. Sue

    Hi..your instructions were great and I downloaded Kodi. When I tried to download and install Exodus, I got the message there was a connectivity problem. I added it, but no zip file of course. I just got the Fire stick, could Exodus be blocked? I tried it 2x and know I had the right URL Thanks

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    1. Stephanie

      I’m getting same error sue! Have you gotten a response to this?

      Reply
  22. Nancy

    I did all the steps but when I click on Kodi I get a message saying “Your library is currently empty. In order to populate it with your personal media, enter “Files” section, add a media source and configure it. After the source has been added and indexed you will be able to browse your library.
    Do I need to do some other steps to be able to watch movies?

    Reply
  23. Mel Perry

    This is a great instructional video! Very easy to understand and follow along. Thanks!

    Reply
  24. TK

    Great instructional video. You made this process extremely easy…

    Reply
  25. Erica Freeman

    Great job, you did that!!! Thank you soooo much!!

    Reply
  26. CW

    Worked perfectly! Steps were precise and easy to follow. Thanks!

    Reply
  27. Suzanne

    I hit a roadblock at step 12, there was not an option for Kodi 16.1 and it would not allow me to click on Android inside the web page … any help appreciated

    Reply
  28. Marilyn Woods

    Fantastic I’ve been trying to get this right for 3 days
    Thank you so much

    Reply
  29. Shannen Lynn

    Your are awesome!! Was going to take it to someone else but your video made it super easy!! Side note: me and my daughter were cracking up whenever u said fortslash! Lol

    Reply
  30. don

    awesome step by step instructions I tried 3 other videos before this one and this was the most successful Thanks

    Reply
  31. Michelle

    Great video! Easy to follow. Well paced steps. Thank you so much!
    Any idea how to live stream horse racing ( like cable channels TVG or HGTV)?

    Reply
  32. Wanda

    Awesome! This was so easy to follow along. I like that you did it in real time, makes it so much easier to keep up. Thanks!

    Reply
    1. Christine Bryan

      Does this work to upgrade from 16.1 to 17.3?

      Reply
  33. Jay

    This was awesome and easy to follow I really appreciate the help

    Reply
  34. CF

    Love this video. Instructions so easy. I’ve tried a couple of others and gave up until I found your video. Thanks.

    Reply
    1. Mary P

      Hi I can’t get kodi to install how did you get it done

      Reply
  35. Julie

    Great instructions. Followed right the way to the end but want to install Exodus. Can’t work out how to get back to the native Kodi screen to enable me to go into settings and follow your other video to install Exodus. Please help! Thanks

    Reply
  36. Steve Faderin

    I have tried installs of kodi on amazon firestick using several guidance videos. This was BY FAR the best I’ve ever come across. The clear step-by-step instructions are second to none….great job!!!!
    Thanks
    Steve

    Reply
  37. Brandy Cundiff

    PLEASE HELP both on my Fire TV and my Fire Sticks the new ones they just came today which is May 18th 2017 I can download the ES File Explorer then I can download Kodi but once I open Kodi it brings up all of the options such as shown in the picture but each of the icons the windows Linux Mac OS Android all of those things have nothing underneath them therefore I cannot go to the ARM. Do you know how to fix this issue or what is going on. It’s all that it’s doing it with both my Fire TV as well as the new Fire Sticks. Thank you for your help in advance period once I can get to the ARM I can follow the directions from there but I can’t even see those options 🙁

    Reply
    1. Joshua

      Go to the link for old releases, then click Android, then ARM, then click on the newest, as of now it’s from March.

      Reply
    2. Ashlee

      Im having the exact same issue! And then i get a “unsupported browser link” message when i try the “open in browser” tab!

      Reply
      1. feyjga

        Hi
        I had the same issue.
        I downloaded the file with my laptop. Then i shared the directory with the files. After this you go to ES and connect to the laptopshare. Now you can choose the file and install it.

        Reply
  38. cj christian

    You are awesome!!! Tremendous video!!! I know nothing and you walked me thru it!!!

    Reply

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