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How to Update Kodi on Amazon Firestick

It is very important to update the Kodi app to get the latest features and functionalities.

Do you want to update Kodi to the latest version on Firestick? You’ve landed in the right place. Here, we will show how to download the latest version of Kodi on Firestick with the help of the Downloader app. Downloader is a free app, and you can easily install it from Amazon App Store. Kodi is an open-source media player app that allows you to stream all kinds of media content on Firestick without paying money. Kodi developers offer numerous updates for each version of their app. Updating Kodi to the latest version will make it more secure, removes the bugs fixes, and improves stability & performance. So it is important to keep your Kodi app up-to-date on your device.

How to Check Kodi Version on Firestick

[1] Connect the Firestick device to the HDMI port of the TV and go to the home screen.

Firestick home screen

[2] Using the remote control, select the Settings menu

[3] Move to the right side and click the Applications menu.

Manage Installed Applications

[4] Click on the Manage Installed Applications and hover over Kodi from the list of installed apps.

Now you will see the current version of Kodi on the right-hand side. Compare the existing version with the latest version mentioned on the Kofi official site and then check whether the application has an update or not.

How to Update Kodi on Firestick

Since you can’t install Kodi on Firestick from the Amazon store, you can’t update it directly. Also, you may not get a notification when there is an update available. If the Kodi app needs to be updated, follow these steps.

[1] On your Firestick home screen, select the Settings menu.

 Settings menu

[2] Move to the right and click My Fire TV.

My Fire TV.

[3] Scroll down and click Developer options.

 Developer options.

[3] Click on the Apps from Unknown Sources and then click Turn on to enable it.

 Apps from Unknown Sources

[4] Go back to the Firestick home screen and click the Search icon.

[5] Type Downloader in the search bar and search for it.

[6] Select the orange-colored Downloader icon from the search results.

Select orange Downloader

[7] The Downloader on Firestick may take few minutes to install.

[8] Click Open to launch Downloader.

[9] Upon opening the app, it will ask permission to access photos, media, and files on your device. Click Allow to proceed further.

Kodi on Firestick- Allow  permission to access photos and more

[9] Click OK on the welcome window.

[10] On remote, click on OK the button to open the keyboard.

[11] With the help of a virtual keyboard, type the URL for the latest version of Kodi and click GO.

Kodi on Firestick - Enter the kodi latest version URL

[12] Once the update file is downloaded, click Install.

Install Kodi on Firestick

[13] Wait for the apk to install. Once installed, click Done.

Finally, the Kodi app on Firestick has been updated to the latest version. Launch it and then stream the content you want. While installing the addons, always make sure to install the ones which are legally approved in your location. Accessing the geo-restricted or copy-righted content may bring some legal issues. Follow these steps to update Kodi on 2nd generation FireStick with Alexa Voice Remote, FireStick 4K, FireStick Lite, Fire TV Cube, and more.

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