Sunday, April 5, 2015

Install Kodi (XBMC) on Amazon Fire TV Stick

This is how you install XBMC-KODI on the Amazon Fire TV Stick

Enable USB Debugging on the Fire TV
From the Fire TV Home screen, select Settings
Go to System -> Developer Options
Enable both the ADB Debugging and the Apps from Unknown Sources options.
Go to System -> About -> Network, and take note of the Fire TV's IP address

Window users:
Download The Latest XBMC 'ARM ' Android from save it to your desktop or a folder you like. Then use the app below. If you can't connect using your ip just put your default router IP example ( instead that worked for me.

2.1.6 Amazon FireTV Utility App
A Windows based GUI app to easily sideload your apks to the Amazon FTV. Most of the wiki has been automated into this app so anyone that doesn’t want to mess around with Shell commands will find this helpful.
Download website link:
1. Unzip the folders to "C:\FTV"
2. Launch app "Amazon FireTV Utility App.exe"

Other OS methods go here for instructions. > Amazon_Fire_TV 

Alternatively here is a video showing how to use another program called adbFire to side load the Kodi apk on your Amazon Fire TV Stick.

How to install Kodi XBMC onto the Amazon Fire TV or Amazon Fire TV Stick using adbFire.

AdbFire website

Kodi website


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