This short tutorial will walk you through the process of updating Kodi on your Firestick to the most recent version.
The process of updating Kodi on a Firestick or Fire TV is straightforward and will take less than two minutes to complete after you have read the following instructions.
The most recent version of Kodi that is reliable is 19.4 Matrix, which was released today.
The same method will also work on the Amazon Fire TV, the Amazon Fire TV Cube, and any of the Amazon Fire TV televisions. This tutorial is for you if you own any model of the Amazon Fire TV streaming media player or the Amazon Fire TV Stick.
Mastering this method is important if you want to upgrade Kodi without losing any of your favorite add-ons or custom settings.
Since Kodi is notorious for releasing a large number of updates for each new version of their app, it is essential to understand how to install these updates in order to ensure that everything continues to function in an optimal manner.
Downloader by AFTV News is a free program that can be found in the Amazon App store, and we will be utilizing it throughout this lesson.
Downloaders are a widely used tool, and millions of people who have cut the cord utilize them in order to unlock their streaming devices.
You will find a video tutorial as well as screenshot guides below that will walk you through the process of updating Kodi on your Firestick, Fire TV, or Fire TV Cube.
The step-by-step instructions will be presented in a more complete outline, which will be provided by the video tutorial.
How To Update Kodi On Firestick – Version 19.4 Matrix
This method makes use of the free TROYPOINT Rapid App Installer, which always has the version of Kodi that is considered to be the most stable accessible for upgrading.
For the sake of this demonstration, we will be using the Fire TV Stick 4K Max; however, the methods described here will be applicable to any Fire TV device.
1. First, if you haven’t already, put the free TROYPOINT Rapid App Installer on your Fire TV Stick.
2. Open the TROYPOINT app
3. Press OK.
4. Press Allow.
5. Click the “Rapid App Installer” button.
6. Look for Kodi 19 and click the download icon to install the latest version.
7. After that, click the play button.
8. Select “Install.”
9. Click on “Done” or “Open.”
10. Hit the Next button.
11. Click Permit.
12. Wait a few seconds for the latest version of Kodi to download.
13. All done! You have successfully used the TROYPOINT Rapid App Installer to update Kodi on your Firestick.
How to Update Kodi on Firestick with Downloader App
Another method is through the Downloader App on a Fire TV Stick. This is done by entering a specific URL address within Downloader to update Kodi and Fire TV devices.
Follow the screenshots below for more information.
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1. First, install the Downloader app on your Android TV device if you haven’t already.
2. Open Downloader and click the search box.
3. Click the OK button on the remote to open the keyboard and type in the address for Kodi 19.4 which is troypoint.com/kodistable
The Kodi stable URL above will always point to the most recent stable version so you will be able to use that same link even when new Kodi 19 subsequent releases come out such as 19.5 etc.
If you would like to update to the previous version which is Kodi 18.9, you will type in troypoint.com/k18
Click the Go button after typing in the address and Kodi download will begin.
4. Kodi download begins
5. Click Install when asked to update Kodi on Fire TV, or Fire TV Cube\
6. Click “Done” or “Open.”
7. Launch Kodi and click “Continue.”
8. Click Allow.
9. The updated version of Kodi begins to load.
10. Kodi Home Screen is displayed. You have successfully updated Kodi using the Downloader App on your Fire TV Stick.
VPN for Firestick Tutorial – Kodi users should always protect themselves with a VPN.
A VPN will encrypt your connection to the Internet, making it impossible for your Internet Service Provider, government, and hackers from logging what you are accessing online.
In addition, some of the apps that you would want to download are unverified apps, which are restricted by the Amazon App Store.
Overall, we hope this guide helped you quickly update Kodi on Firestick to the latest version. Enjoy!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best way to update Kodi on a Firestick?
Using the TROYPOINT Rapid App Installer or the Downloader App, you can update to the latest version.
Is it possible to update Kodi without losing data?
Yes, if you update by following these steps, you won’t lose any of your valuable add-ons or settings.
Kodi’s most recent version: what is it?
The stable version of Kodi right now is 19.4 Matrix.
Is it possible to update a Kodi addon?
In the Kodi settings, open My Addons and select Update to see if an update is available for an addon. You can also enable auto-updates.
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