How to install Kodi on Fire TV Stick (Firestick)
The Fire TV Stick (also referred to as Firestick by the community) is a super handy media streaming device by Amazon. Today, we'll be taking full advantage of this device by installing an open-source media center known as Kodi. We've run Kodi on the Raspberry Pi in the past and knew it was time to bring this cool program over to the Fire Stick. It also makes a great addition to any DIY home theater!
I'll be using the Fire TV Stick 4K, but you can put Kodi on any Firestick. Since Kodi is Android-based, we’ll be loading the Kodi Android app. It’s not available in the Amazon Appstore, so we’ll download it directly from the developers.
What is Kodi?
Kodi is an open source media center. It's a hub for all of your personal media—that includes videos, music, and anything else you want to sync with your TV. You can add media using a hard drive or by simply sharing the media over your network to stream.
Is this legal?
Absolutely! We're just adding a third party app (Kodi). This is a process called sideloading, and it's nothing like jailbreaking. You will be able to factory reset the Firestick at any time.
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