The Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick are some of the most popular Kodi compatible devices on the market. They run Kodi very nicely, and are highly recommended for use with Kodi. Kodi for Android can be easily sideloaded to the Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV stick without much effort. If you have an Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick, Kodi is definitely a must-have app!
Kodi must be sideloaded to the Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick since they both do not offer Google Play Store support. This means that you’ll need to manually update the Kodi app in the future, since Amazon does not officially endorse the use of Kodi on the Amazon Fire TV nor Fire TV Stick. At the same time, the Amazon Fire TV is one of the best Android TV devices around.
Step 1: Navigate to the Settings menu of your Amazon Fire TV device.
Step 2: Select the Device menu icon.
Step 3: Click on the Developer Options tab.
Step 4: Click on the Apps from Unknown Developers function.
Step 5: Click on the Turn On button to proceed.
Step 6: Once ON is displayed next to Apps from Unknown Developers, return to the Amazon Fire TV home menu.
Step 7: Navigate to the Search function at the top of the Amazon Fire TV home menu bar.
Step 8: Input DOWNLOADER into the search.
Step 9: Click on the Downloader search term.
Step 10: Click on the Downloader app icon.
Step 11: Click on the Get button.
Please note that if you get the following error, you’ll have to login to your Amazon account from your computer, navigate to the Your Account section, then to Settings, then Manage Address Book. Once you’ve added an new address, you’ll have to click on Set as Default within the Manage Address Book menu. Lastly, you’ll have to reboot your device and continue from Step 7 of this guide.
Step 12: Press the Got it button if you’re prompted with the You got an app message.
Step 13: Click on the Open button.
Step 14: Press the Accept button once you’ve adjusted the screen.
Step 15: Click on the OK button to dismiss the information prompt, if one appears.
Step 16: Click on the address bar under the Enter the URL of the file you want to download field heading.
Step 17: Input the following Kodi download link using the on-screen keyboard, then press the Go button.
Step 18: Wait a few minutes for Kodi to download to your Amazon Fire TV box.
Step 19: Click on the INSTALL button to proceed with the Kodi installation on your Amazon Fire TV device.
Step 20: Wait a minute while the Kodi app installs to your Amazon Fire TV device.
Step 21: Click on the DONE button once it says that the Kodi app has been installed.
Step 22: Press the Delete button if you’re prompted by a file downloaded successfully notice after you’ve already installed Kodi as directed above.
Step 23: Press the Delete button again to proceed.
Step 24: Return to the main menu of your Amazon Fire TV.
Step 25: Scroll down to the YOUR APPS & GAMES section.
Step 26: Scroll to the far right and Highlight (but don’t click) the Kodi icon.
Step 27: Press the Options button on your remote control. The Options button is the one with three lines.
Step 28: Click on the Move to front function.
Step 29: Return the main menu of the Amazon Fire TV.
Step 30: You’re done! Go ahead and launch Kodi (from the YOUR APPS & GAMES section) on your Amazon Fire TV for the first time.
Since you now have Kodi installed to your Amazon Fire TV box, the natural thing to do would be to add our Fusion Installer source, and then install our Indigo tool which will help you get your Kodi addon experience started the right way.