A complete tutorial on how to install/update Kodi 17.6 Krypton on Firestick TV and Android TV Box. With this you can enhance your Firestick Tv Box to get countless online movies to watch.
Note: The method to update Kodi to 17.6 on Fire stick is exactly the same as installing fresh Kodi, hence the tutorial below works well for you who wants to update Kodi on Firestick with the latest version Kodi.
Kodi 17.5 APK has been updated to Kodi 17.6 APK to fix unexpected behavior crashing when initial startup. That is why your Firestick TV needs to be updated to this newer version.
Quick Review about Amazon Firestick TV
Amazon Firestick TV is a media streaming device to turn your normal TV into smart TV. Although, it only has a size of small USB pen drive, this device is very powerful enough to support 1080 HD resolution. (for the detail see what is Amazon Firestick)
Amazon Firestick TV runs on FireOS as its operating system. FireOS is a customized Android OS that specially build by Amazon for this device. With FireOS, Firestick is easy to customized and has a capability to run various android based app.
Firestick TV has its default user interface and offers various movies content to watch. However, the content is limited and sometimes is not free. Fortunately, you can overcome this problem by installing Kodi on your Firestick TV.
Kodi is available on android, and just like stated above, Firestick has a capability to run android based app. Hence, this is good news for you, you will be able to run Kodi on Firestick TV.
With this Kodi installed, you will not limited to only content offered by Amazon. You can get countless latest movies HD and TV shows from Kodi with its third party add-on feature. (see what is Kodi)
How to Install/Update Kodi 17.6 Krypton on Fire Stick TV and Android TV Box
Installing Kodi on Firestick TV is different from installing on PC or android devices. There are various methods installing Kodi on FireStick and android TV box. This can be done either using Es explorer, apps2fire, adbLink, CetusPlay or ADB command line.
Here, we will cover the easiest method installing Kodi on your Firestick, which is using ES Explorer.
This tutorial works for any Kodi version, whether for Kodi 17.6 Krypton, Kodi 17.5 Krypton, Kodi 17.3, Kodi 17.2, Kodi 17.1 or even Kodi 16.1 Jarvis. The steps are the same except for the download links (will be given below)
Lets get started, follow the step by step instructed
- Launch your Firestick TV. On the Homepage -> Setting -> Setting
- Now scroll down and select Developer Option then enable Apps from unknown sources.
A warning message will pop-up select, OK. Don’t worry, you can turn it off again later.
- Head back to Homepage -> Search. Type Es Explorer
- Select Es Explorer then download. When you done, open it
- On the Es Explorer, head to Tools -> Download Manager -> New
- Next, fill the Path with Kodi download link you want to install (I’ve shorten the urls from Kodi official download link to make your typing easier). Type:
http://tinyurl.com/kodi-v17-6 to download Kodi 17.6 Krypton
http://tinyurl.com/kodi-v17-5-1 to download Kodi 17.5.1 Krypton
http://tinyurl.com/kodi-v17-5 to download Kodi 17.5 Krypton
http://tinyurl.com/kodi-v17-4 to download Kodi 17.4 Krypton
http://tinyurl.com/kodi-v17-3 to download Kodi 17.3 Krypton
http://tinyurl.com/kodi-v17-2 to download Kodi 17.2 Krypton
http://tinyurl.com/kodi-v17-1 to download Kodi 17.1 Krypton
http://tinyurl.com/kodi-v17-0 to download Kodi 17.0 Krypton
http://tinyurl.com/kodi-v16-1 to download Kodi 16.1 Jarvis.
Type the exact link and don’t forget to name it to your like. Then Click OK to start download
- Once the Kodi download is done, Select Open file -> Install -> Install
- Wait for a while to complete the installation. Once done, to start Kodi immediately, click Open/Launch now, otherwise, you can open Kodi from Homepage like the next step.
- Or open Kodi from Home page -> Apps -> select Kodi
That is how to install/update Kodi 17.6 Krypton on FireStick TV and Android TV Box, with this you can start to explore the movies of music available. If you are not satisfied with the default content, you can always install third party add-on like the popular Exodus (see How to install Exodus on Kodi 17 Krypton)