This tutorial shows you the Raspberry Pi Zero Kodi install process.

The written steps below and YouTube tutorial video on this page show you hot to install Kodi on Raspberry Pi Zero and how to install Zero Tolerance Build on Raspberry Pi Zero.

If you’re into Raspberry Pi, check out these other tutorials I made:

Raspberry Pi Zero Kodi Kit: Cheapest Kodi Player.. Ever?

Raspberry Pi Zero is a mini-PC that costs $5 (for the non-WiFi/Bluetooth model) or $10 for the Wireless version (Raspberry Pi Zero W).

Shipping is typically around $10 (from a well-known RPi seller like  Expect to pay around $20 for accessories needed to hook up RPi 0, such as HDMI cable, mini HDMI to HDMI adapter, and Micro SD card (we recommend 4GB or more for Kodi).




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Raspberry Pi zero is more “hackable” than FireStick.  So if you’re the hacker type then get the Raspberry Pi zero and put Kodi on it + Zero Tolerance build.

Otherwise get a Firestick and Install Kodi on FireStick – then install one of at least 7 great Kodi 17.1 Best Builds like Team ZT’s build (below).

Either way, you can install Zero Tolerance build on Raspberry Pi Zero or Amazon FireStick using these steps:

Raspberry Pi Zero Tolerance Build Install

  1. Launch Kodi
  2. Go to SYSTEM.  This is the Gear icon in Kodi 17 Krypton, which is in the top left corner.

    Kodi 17.1 System Menu Icon for Raspberry Pi Zero Kodi install

    Select the SYSTEM icon (“gear” icon)

  3. Then select System Settings.

    Kodi Krypton "File Manager" button in SYSTEM menu

    Now select System Settings

  4. Now choose “Add-Ons” from the menu on the left.

    Kodi 17.1 Add-Ons under System Select

    Select “Add-Ons” from the System Settings menu

  5. Then turn ON the “Unknown Sources” toggle button.

    Kodi Krypton Unknown Sources

    Turn ON Unknown Sources

  6. Then press “Yes“.

    Turn on Kodi 17 Unknown Sources

    Press YES to Confirm.

  7. Go back one level by pressing Esc on your keyboard (or press “back” on Fire TV Remote, for FireStick users)
  8. Then select File Manager.

    File Manager in Kodi 17

    Select File Manager

  9. Now choose “Add Source“.

    Kodi 17.1 Add Source

    Choose “Add Source”

  10. Select “None” and enter the path

    Kodi 17.1 Add New Source address

    Select “None” to enter the address of your new Kodi source

  11. Then select OK.
  12. Now choose the box that says “Enter a name for this media source”.  Enter a name such as “kfiretv zero” and press OK.

    Enter a name for the new source

  13. Then select OK once more to finish adding the new Kodi source.
  14. Now go back to the Kodi homescreen.
  15. Then select “Add-Ons“.

    Kodi 17.1 Add-Ons menu

    Select “Add-Ons” from the Kodi 17.1 homescreen

  16. Now press the Package icon in the top left corner (this is the Kodi 17.1 Package Installer).Kodi 17.1 Package Installer menu item icon
  17. Then select “Install From Zip File”

    Kodi 17.1 Install From Zip File

    Choose “Install From Zip File”

  18. Now choose the new source you added, “kfiretv zero”.

    Select the new source you added

  19. Then select the file

    Kodi 17 Zip File Install

    Now choose the zip file

  20. Wait for the ZT Wizard to install (aka “Zero Tolerance Wizard”).  Kodi will display “Team ZT Add-on Enabled” in the top right corner once the Team ZT Wizard is done installing.
  21. The Team ZT Wizard screen should appear automatically.  If it doesn’t, launch it manually by going to the Kodi home screen, then select Program Add-Ons, then select Team ZT Wizard.
  22. After the Team ZT Wizard is open,  Select “Dismiss” or “Remind Me Later”
  23. Now press Continue to accept the default values.
  24. Then select Build Menu or “Team ZT Builds”, then “Team ZT Lite Edition Krypton”
  25. Now choose “Krypton Builds”.  Then select “Krypton Builds” once more, then select the “17.1 Krypton” Zero Tolerance Build menu item to install on your device.

Here’s my tutorial video that shows you how to install Raspberry Pi Zero Kodi app:

Wrap Up

The Raspberry Pi Zero Kodi install process worked well for me.  If you have trouble with it, ask us on the KFireTV YouTube channel!