Smooth Setup: Installing Kodi on New Firestick with Downloader

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Install Kodi on New Firestick

If you’ve got a new Firestick and want to set up Kodi for streaming entertainment, you’re in the right place! Installing Kodi on a new Firestick is a simple process that can be done using the Downloader app. Let’s walk through the steps to get Kodi up and running on your new Firestick smoothly.

Downloading and Installing Downloader App

Before you can install Kodi on your new Firestick, you’ll need to download and install the Downloader app. Here’s how:

Accessing the Amazon Appstore
  • From the Firestick home screen, navigate to the magnifying glass icon (Search).
  • Search for “Downloader” and select the app from the search results.
Installing Downloader
  • Click on the Downloader app icon and select “Download” to start the installation process.
  • Once downloaded, open the Downloader app.

Installing Kodi Using Downloader

Now that you have the Downloader app installed on your new Firestick, you can proceed to install Kodi. Here’s how:

Navigating to the Kodi Website
  • In the Downloader app, navigate to the URL bar.
  • Enter the following URL: https://kodi.tv/download.
Selecting the Android Version
  • Scroll down to find the Android section on the Kodi website.
  • Choose the version of Kodi suitable for your Firestick (typically ARMV7A (32BIT) for Firestick).
Downloading the Kodi APK
  • Click on the download button to initiate the download of the Kodi APK file.
  • Wait for the download to complete.
Installing Kodi
  • Once the download is complete, the Downloader app will prompt you to install the Kodi APK file.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to install Kodi on your new Firestick.

Install Kodi on Firestick with Downloader

Installing Kodi on your Firestick using the Downloader app is a straightforward process that doesn’t require any technical expertise. Here’s a detailed guide on how to do it:

Downloading Downloader App

Before you can install Kodi on your Firestick, you’ll need to download the Downloader app from the Amazon Appstore. Follow these steps:

Search for Downloader
  • From the Firestick home screen, navigate to the magnifying glass icon (Search).
  • Search for “Downloader” and select the app from the search results.
Install Downloader
  • Click on the Downloader app icon and select “Download” to start the installation process.
  • Once downloaded, open the Downloader app.

Installing Kodi Using Downloader

Now that you have the Downloader app installed, you can proceed to install Kodi. Here’s how:

Accessing the Kodi Website
  • In the Downloader app, navigate to the URL bar.
  • Enter the following URL: https://kodi.tv/download.
Choosing the Android Version
  • Scroll down to find the Android section on the Kodi website.
  • Choose the version of Kodi suitable for your Firestick (typically ARMV7A (32BIT) for Firestick).
Downloading the Kodi APK
  • Click on the download button to initiate the download of the Kodi APK file.
  • Wait for the download to complete.
Installing Kodi
  • Once the download is complete, the Downloader app will prompt you to install the Kodi APK file.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to install Kodi on your Firestick.

Setting Kodi on Firestick

Once you’ve successfully installed Kodi on your Firestick using the Downloader app, it’s time to set it up for optimal use. Here are some essential settings you may want to configure:

Enabling Unknown Sources

Before you can install addons and third-party repositories, you’ll need to enable unknown sources in Kodi. Here’s how:

Navigate to Settings
  • Open Kodi on your Firestick and navigate to the settings menu.
Select System
  • Choose “System” from the settings menu.
Enable Unknown Sources
  • Select “Add-ons” and toggle the option for “Unknown sources” to enable it.

Installing Addons

Once unknown sources are enabled, you can start installing addons to enhance your Kodi experience. Here’s how:

Access Addon Browser
  • From the Kodi home screen, navigate to the addons section.
Install Addons
  • Click on the “Add-ons” tab and select “Install from repository” to browse and install addons from the Kodi repository.

Conclusion

By following the steps outlined above, you can easily install Kodi on your new Firestick using the Downloader app and set it up for a seamless streaming experience. Whether you’re a seasoned Kodi user or new to the platform, this guide will help you get started with Kodi on your Firestick in no time.

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