Install Kodi on Fire TV or Fire TV Stick with the free app ES File Explorer



  •  Plug your Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick into your television.
  • Go through setup process on Amazon Fire TV.  You must use your Amazon account credentials (email address and password) when going through setup for the first time.
  • Go into Settings / System / Developer Options and Enable ADB Debugging and turn on Apps from Unknown Sources.
  • Search for ES File Explorer with search box at top of Fire TV screen.  Install free ES File Explorer.
  • Open ES File Explorer and click add favorite.
  • Add the following source url:
  • Name this anything you want to so you can recognize what it is.  In my example, I named it troypoint.
  • After adding source, click the favorite that you just created.
  • The ES File Explorer browser window will open on right side of screen.  Use your remote to navigate to the link, Kodi Download and click the link.
  • A new page will load.  Go down to the more tab and click that button.  Click open in new window and go through install process.
  • Open Kodi to ensure it is working properly.