How to Update Kodi on Amazon Fire Stick

Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the site alive. Read more.


Kodi’s developers frequently release new updates for the app, at an average rate of once every two months since February 2017. Because there are so many releases, it’s vital to keep your Kodi app up to date.

Unlock the list of "Essential Amazon Fire Stick TV Channels" now!

This will sign you up to our newsletter

Enter your Email

Failure to do so could see you missing out on new features and leave you exposed to security flaws.

If you’re running Kodi on your Amazon Fire stick, how do you perform the upgrade? Annoyingly, you won’t find Kodi in the Fire Stick’s app store, so you will have to perform the upgrade manually. Here’s how to do just that.

Kodi v17.6 "Krypton"

How to Update Kodi on Amazon Fire Stick

If you want to update your version of Kodi to the latest release, just follow the simple step-by-step instructions below:

  1. Download an app called Downloader from the Amazon Appstore.
  2. Long-press the Home button.
  3. Launch Downloader.
  4. In the box below Enter the URL of the website you want to load or the file you want to download, type and select Go.
  5. Use the remote to select Android.
  6. Choose either the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Kodi. First-generation Fire sticks have 32-bit CPUs; the newer ones have 64-bit.
  7. Choose the Release version of the app. Nightly builds are more likely to contain bugs.
  8. Wait for the APK file to download.
  9. When complete, Downloader will automatically attempt to install it.
  10. On the on-screen pop-up, click on Install.

You will now have the latest version of Kodi running on your Amazon Fire Stick. All your content and settings should have been retained.

Now you’re all set to start watching movies on Kodi How to Watch Movies on Kodi How to Watch Movies on Kodi Kodi is an amazing app for cord cutters. In this article, we explain how to watch movies on Kodi legally for free. Read More , and these legal Kodi add-ons for free movies The 10 Best Legal Kodi Add-Ons for Free Movies The 10 Best Legal Kodi Add-Ons for Free Movies Kodi is one of the best ways to watch movies for free. Here are the best legal Kodi add-ons for free movies. Read More will help! Follow our Kodi setup guide How to Use Kodi: The Complete Setup Guide How to Use Kodi: The Complete Setup Guide Our beginner's guide shows how to install the Kodi software, how to navigate through the initial setup, and how to load add-ons. Read More if you need more help.

Explore more about: Amazon Fire Stick, Kodi, Troubleshooting.

Whatsapp Pinterest

Enjoyed this article? Stay informed by joining our newsletter!

Enter your Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. Fresh
    February 20, 2018 at 9:16 pm

    This just might be a gimmick....smh. Have ANYONE done this yet??? I’m not talking to YOU Amazon employees!!!

    • Tbhvvûfyfyu
      April 26, 2018 at 11:24 pm


  2. Mike
    February 20, 2018 at 3:53 pm

    Download firestarter for kodi