How to Update Kodi on Android
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If you’re a long-term Kodi user, you’ll know that updating the desktop version of the app on Windows, macOS, or Linux is not as simple as it probably should be. If you’re a new user, you’ll soon find out!

Kodi does not have an auto-update feature. Instead, you need to keep abreast of the latest Kodi news so you know when a newer version is available. At the very least, you need to get in the habit of checking the Downloads section of the Kodi website on a semi-regular basis.

Updating Kodi on Android can either be a lot simpler or a lot more complicated. It all depends on how you chose to install the app originally. Let’s take a closer look. Here are the two methods for updating Kodi on Android.

How to Update Kodi Using the Google Play Store

The easiest way to keep Kodi up-to-date is to install the Google Play Store version of the app and set it to update automatically.

To set downloaded apps to auto-update, open the Google Play Store app on your device and navigate to Settings > Auto-update apps. You should choose either Auto-update apps at any time or Auto-update apps over Wi-Fi only.

If you don’t want to enable auto-updates, go to My apps and games and see if Kodi is listed in the updates pending section.

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How to Update Kodi Using the APK

If you downloaded the Kodi’s APK file from the official and sideloaded it on your device, the process is a bit more drawn out.

Firstly, you’ll need to delete the app from your Android gadget. Therefore, you will lose all your data. Next, head to, grab a copy of the new APK file, and reinstall it manually.

Which method do you prefer? You can leave all your opinions – along with any questions – in the comments section below.

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