Installing Kodi on your Firestick

In this step-by-step guide, I will show you how to install Kodi 18.5 Leia on FireStick within 2 minutes. The same guide will also work for new FireStick 4K, Fire TV, and Fire TV Cube. Before we start the installation steps, let’s start with a brief introduction.

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Amazon Fire TV / Stick has already taken the video streaming market by storm. Ever since it came on the scene, it has been selling like hotcakes, thanks to its incredible ease of use and support for popular entertainment services like Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, and many others. To top it all, the Amazon FireStick comes with Alexa support. So just lie down on your couch and start navigating through everything just using your voice. You won’t even need to lift your fingers now. Isn’t it super cool!!!

However, as alluring as it might sound, there is just one slight bit of problem. Although a great amount of multimedia content is available free of cost, the premium contents come with premium price tags. This is definitely a bother for most users, and the biggest reason why users install Kodi on Firestick. Kodi is one of the best Amazon Fire Stick apps, which will open a new world of free multimedia content that might not even be available in your region or comes with an exorbitant price tag.

If you are already using Kodi on your Fire TV or Fire Stick and looking for just a simple update to Kodi 18.5 Leia, you should read this – How to update Kodi on FireStick.

Warning FireStick Users: Read before continuing

All governments and ISPs everywhere monitor their users’ online activities. If you are found streaming copyrighted content on your Fire TV Stick, it can land you in serious trouble. Currently, your IP is visible to everyone. I very strongly recommend you to get a good FireStick VPN and hide your identity so that your movie viewing experience doesn’t take a bad turn.

I use IPVanish which is the fastest and most secure VPN in the industry. It is very easy to install on any device including Amazon Fire TV Stick. IPVanish also has a special deal where you can save over 40% on many of their plans.

Here are the reasons why you must use a VPN all the time.


How to Install Kodi on FireStick / Fire TV

Kodi for Fire Stick offers lots of streaming opportunities. The multimedia content offered by Kodi is indeed staggering. If you’ve decided to jailbreak Amazon Fire Stick, you are just at the right place. You’re about to learn how to install Kodi on Fire Stick in as many ways as possible. You can choose any of these methods to install Kodi on your Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick. So just hop on. And yes, before you start thinking, let us tell you that jailbroken Fire Stick is not illegal.

Note: We don’t encourage to use any software/hardware/service for accessing the illegal content. Please be a good judge of your actions.

STEP 1: Download and Install Downloader app

This is by far the most popular, easiest, and fastest method for installing Kodi on Fire TV Stick. If you follow all the steps carefully, it won’t take more than 2 minutes. Downloader is an amazing app and is available free of cost on Amazon App Store. It makes the Kodi installation process very smooth and convenient.

Just head to the Amazon App Store and search “Downloader” for it. To go to Amazon Store, select Search option in the top-left corner of your FireStick home-screen.

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Once you have downloaded and installed Downloader on your Fire TV or Fire Stick, we are just one step away to install Kodi

STEP 2: Install Kodi 18.5 Leia on FireStick

In this step, we will learn to download and install Kodi 18.5 Leia on your Amazon Fire TV Stick. For those who are not aware, Leia 18.5 is the latest stable version as on the date.

#1. Launch Downloader app you just installed and click the URL box (where it says http://)

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#2: Now a pop-up keypad will appear asking for a URL location for the apk

#3: To install Kodi Leia 18.5, enter and click ‘GO’.

#4: This will begin the downloading process.

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#5: Once the download is finished, click “Install.”

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#6: Wait for installation process to complete.

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#7: You will see the App installed message one Kodi has been installed. Click OPEN to launch the Kodi application. If you want to open it later, click DONE.

Install Screen

You won’t find the Kodi app on your home screen, so just head to Settings -> Applications -> Manage Installed Applications -> Kodi -> Launch

You may also press down the Home key/button on your remote for 5 seconds and click Apps on the pop-up screen to access Kodi.

Now that you have installed Kodi, it is the time that you know how to use it on Fire Stick for safe and sound entertainment. With Kodi, you will have access to the huge world of free content ranging from movies to TV shows and a lot more.


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