How To Update Kodi On Firestick: Quick And Easy Method – The Firestick is a small electronic device that you plug into your television and allows you to stream different content. Amazon calls it their “most powerful streaming media stick” to date. The latest release of the firestick has been upgraded and now has Alexa Voice Remote. The latest Firestick boast of a Quad-core ARM 1.3 GHz processor with a Mediatek 8127D chipset. It also has 1 gigabyte of RAM, 8 gigabytes of storage, Bluetooth 4.1 and 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Video output resolution remains at high definition (HD) 720p or 1080p.
In a previous article, we should you how to download and install Kodi on your firestick. Kodi was first released as Xbox Media Center (XBMC) and was specifically designed for Microsoft’s first-generation Xbox game console. The developers of Kodi has made the software available for Android, iOS, Linux, OS X and Windows making it a free, open-source and multi-platform application.
Kodi version 17.3 (Krypton) addressed a minor bug fix and introduced another security release which were not included in the previous version. The previous version of the software has a security flaw that hackers could use to get control of your devices with Kodi installed.
For this article, we are going to show you how to update Kodi on firestick. Its important you keep your software updated to benefit from the the new features added by the developers to the application. We will show you a method to update Kodi on firestick. Read on to learn how to update Kodi on firestick.
How To Update Kodi On Firestick: Quick And Easy Method
Just follow the steps below to get the latest version of Kodi (Kodi 17.3 “Krypton“) on your firestick.
Step 1. You must be on your Firestick “Home” screen.
Step 2. Check if “ADB Debugging” is enabled on your FireTV by navigating to “System” then “Settings“. Also, make sure that “Apps From Unknown Sources” is enabled.
Step 3. Go back to the “Home” screen and proceed to “Search“.
Step 4. Type “Downloader” in the box to look for the Downloader app.
Step 5. Select “Apps & Games” when the search results are presented.
Step 6. Choose “Download“/ “OK” / “Install“.
Step 7. The “Downloader” app will be downloaded and installed.
Step 8. Open the “Downloader” app after installation.
Step 11. The latest version of Kodi will start to download. Wait for it to finish.
Step 12. After the download completes, the downloaded file should open automatically but if it does not, choose “Open File” to open it.
Step 13. Select “Install”
Step 14. The downloader app will start to install/update Kodi on your firestick.
Step 15. After the process is finished, choose “Open App” to start your updated version of Kodi.
You can watch the video below to see how the update is done.
Having the latest Kodi update on your firestick is essential for you to enjoy all the content you love. You will also have the confidence that you are safe because of the bug and security fixes that the latest update offers.
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