How to install Kodi (XBMC) on the Amazon Fire Stick

The current latest version:  Kodi v16.1 (Jarvis)

Follow these in instructions to install Kodi on an Amazon Fire stick.

  • Turn the Firestick on
  • Go to Settings
  • Select System
  • Select Developer Options
  • Select Apps from Unknown Sources and turn ON & Select ADB Debugging & turn ON
  • A warning message will pop up, select OK 
  • Next, you now need to install ES File Explorer. You will find this by searching in the Amazon App Store within the FIRE TV app menu.
  • Once its installed, then open ES File Explorer.
  • Go to Settings > Applications > Manage installed Applications > ES File Explorer then Launch it.
  • Once opened, choose ‘Add‘.
  • Then enter:

Name: Kodi161

  • Then click ‘Add‘ to save. This will add a bookmark to the menu on the left off the screen.
  • Scroll down and select ‘Kodi161‘.
  • It should now download Kodi and go though the install process.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions, selecting the necessary choices on-screen to install.
  • Kodi should now be installed