This guide shows how to install Kodi on Fire Stick 2017 or onto the Fire TV. It will be kept up-to-date with the most recent Kodi installation information. At this time, Kodi 17.4 Krypton is the latest version for general use. For that reason, Kodi 17.4 is the version we will be installing on our Fire Stick in this tutorial.

How To Install Kodi on Fire Stick and Fire TV

There are several ways to install Kodi on Firestick. 2022 has seen a huge surge in popularity for this streaming media application for home entertainment centers. Kodi can be installed on the Fire Stick, Fire TV, Windows PCs, Macs, Linux boxes, Android phones, Raspberry Pi, and even the iPhone if it’s jailbroken first. This has pushed development of several ways to install Kodi on your Firestick or Fire TV, but the easiest way doesn’t require a computer and takes less than 2 minutes depending on your internet connection. You simply install a freely available application from the Amazon FireStick App Store. Then, you download the Kodi installer and use it to install Kodi 17.4 Krypton on your Fire TV Stick.

What Are They?

In case you don’t know what the Firestick or Fire TV are, the Fire TV is a small Android PC made by Amazon that hooks up to your TV. It then allows you to watch online tv shows, movies, listen to music, and even stream live shows including sports events. The Fire TV Stick is pretty much the same as the Fire TV, though it’s less expensive, and much smaller. It also has less memory, processing power, and doesn’t accept SD cards or thumb drives for expanded storage.

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How-to Guide: Install Kodi 17.4 Krypton on Fire TV or Fire TV Stick


If you’ve not installed Kodi on a Firestick or other device before, know that it doesn’t provide any content whatsoever. For that, there are add-ons. Once you have Kodi successfully installed on your Firestick, check out the rest of the site to find out how to access, download, install and use all of the best Kodi add-ons for any type of streaming online entertainment you can imagine.

Install Kodi on Fire Stick 2022 and Beyond

  1. Go right to Settings within the top menu

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    Head right to the Settings submenu

  2. Then go down and right to Device

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    Go down and then to the right until you get to Device

  3. Enter the Developer Options

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    Enter the Developer Options

  4. Toggle ADB Debugging to the ON position

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    Toggle the ADB Debugging preference to ON

  5. Also toggle Apps from Unknown Sources to on in order to install Kodi on Fire Stick 2017 successfully

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    Toggle the allowance of Unknown Sources to ON

  6. A Warning dialog pops up to caution you about the potential dangers involved with installing unofficial applications; you can select Turn On

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    Choose Turn On when the warning dialog pops up

  7. Head back to the top level menu on the home page and go to the search function at the very far left; it looks like a magnifying glass.

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    Go to the Search item in the Main Menu

  8. Start typing Downloader App until you notice it appear in the list below.

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    Type Downloader App until it appears

  9. Run the Downloader App. It may ask you to download and install it first, which is simple and guided; do so.

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    Run the Downloader App

  10. Select the URL field to type into once the Downloader App is run

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    Select the URL field so you may type into it

  11. Type into the URL field.

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    Enter the URL and choose Go

  12. Choose the releases directory

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    Enter the releases directory

  13. Then enter the android subdirectory

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    Enter the android directory

  14. And then go into the arm directory

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    Enter the arm directory

  15. Choose the latest stable installer apk file which isn’t a realease candidate (not rc1 designation in file below)

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    Make your installer choice

  16. The Kodi installer downloads now in preparation for install Kodi on Fire Stick 2017

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    The Kodi downloader apk will now download

  17. Choose to Install once it finishes downloading

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    Choose Install

  18. Kodi now installs on your firestick

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    Kodi will now install

  19. Then, open Kodi to be certain it installed without a hitch

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    Open Kodi to verify a successful installation

  20. Watch as your new friend comes to life before your eyes

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    Kodi initializes and runs for the first time

  21. Enter the Applications item in the System Menu when you want to run Kodi from now on

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    Enter the Applications section of the System Menu item

  22. Then choose the Manage Installed Applications menu item

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    Choose Manage Installed Applications

  23. Scroll down; Kodi is waiting for you. Enjoy!

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Video Walkthrough of Kodi 17.4 Install on Firestick

Ian shot this step-by-step video tutorial of the Kodi 17.4 install process on the Firestick a couple of days ago to make things easy as pie. Check it out if you have any trouble at all; simply imitate what he does and you will get Kodi installed on your Firestick without fail.