Wednesday, 25 October 2017

How to Install or Update Kodi 17.5 for Amazon Firesticks and Fire TVs

A new version of Kodi was just launched, kodi 17.5. In this article, Skilstoolz will explain to Install Kodi 17.5 update for Amazon Firesticks and Fire TVs. All without using a file manager, PC, or laptop. This is the easiest guide on the internet to update or install the latest version of kodi on the Amazon fire stick AKA FireStick. 
 kodi 17.5
This is all done using a new app in the Amazon store called Downloader. All you need to do is search the Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick for “Downloader” then install the app. The Downloader app has a built-in web browser that you can use to navigate to a website that has Apps for the Fire TV, then downloads them as normal. Once downloaded an install box will pop up asking if you would like to install the app. it’s that simple.

Fixes done in this release:
  • Joysticks: Fix accelerometers preventing screensaver
  • More robust way of handling audio output on variety of Android devices
  • Fix playback of DVD file over network on Linux
  • Update to FFmpeg 3.1.11
  • Fix up and down buttons on ir remotes with macOS High Sierra
  • Added latest apple devices to allow retina support
  • Fix not being able to add content manually to videolibrary
  • Fix power message handling for CEC
  • Fix jumping timeline while switching channel groups in guide window
  • And more.....

Steps install Kodi 17.5  Firestick, update Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick

In this post, Skilstoolz will show you the easy methods to update your kodi to version 17.5 by Downloader
  • First, Click on Settings
kodi amazon settings 
  • Click Device
 amazon firetv device
  • Go to Developer Options and turn on Apps from Unknown Sources. Also, turn on ADB Debugging and/or USB Debugging
adb debugging fire tv 
  • Go to Preference>> Advertising ID>> Interest-based Ads, set it OFF 
Interest-based Ads amazon

  • Exit to home screen then navigates to the search button. Type in the box “Downloader” then click download or get to install the Downloader app
  • Launch Downloader
  • Use the bar on the left to open a web browser
  • Navigate to http://kodi.tv/download and click GO
  • Click Android as shown below
kodi 17.5 Fire stick
  • Next, Click ARMV7A(32BIT) to begin download
kodi 17.5 download 
  • The download progress will begin and wait for it complete
  • Next Click Install and update Kodi and then Open kodi

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