Upgrade to Kodi 17.1 (Krypton)

Follow these in instructions to install Kodi v17.1 on an Amazon Fire stick.

First, enable the Fire Stick to allow apps from unknown sources:

  • Open the Fire Stick
  • Go to Settings > System > Developer Options.
  • Then select “Apps from Unknown Sources”
  • Turn the option to “ON”.
  • Now exit settings

Now install ES File Explorer.

There are a couple of ways to install ES File Explorer

Method 1

  • Go to Amazon
  • Search ES File Explorer in the search bar.

  • Select ES File Explorer
  • Go to Deliver To: and select the device where you wish to install.
  • Select Deliver

  • It will now be installed within Apps on your Fire TV

Method 2

Install ES File Explorer on using Search

  • Simply go to Search on the Fire TV and Enter ES File Explorer
  • Select it from the Results
  • Install It

Time to install Kodi…

  • Open ES File Explorer.
  • Go to Settings > Applications > Manage installed Applications > ES File Explorer
  • Now Launch it.
  • Once opened, choose ‘Add‘.
  • Then enter the following information
    • Path: http://www.gabbotech.com/kodi/k17_1.apk
    • Name: Kodi171
  • Then select ‘Add‘ to save.This will add a bookmark to the menu on the left off the screen.
  • Scroll down and select ‘Kodi171‘.
  • It should then download and go though the install process.
  • Follow the instructions, selection the necessary options on-screen to install.Kodi should now be installed