How to Install KODI 17 On Android TV Box

Kodi is a wonderful software application that highly enhances the utility of your Android TV box. Watch your favorite movies and shows, listen to your favorite music, watch Live TV, share media, and even play games effortlessly using Kodi. In this step-by-step guide, we have discussed 3 easy methods for downloading KODI and step-by-step methods to Install KODI 17 on Android TV box.

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How to Install KODI 17 on Android TV Box

KODI 17 is of other best versions which was massively popular right from its Beta development stage. It got even more popular once it was officially released. This version still works well and is available to download, and can also be installed and used. Below, we have provided 3 easy, step-by-step methods to install KODI 17 on an Android TV box.

Method 1: Install KODI 17 on Android TV Box from browser:

This method requires the downloading of KODI 17 from your Android browser and installing it. In case you already have an older version of Kodi in your Android TV box, uninstall it by the following these steps:

  • Go to the home screen and select “Settings” > “System Settings” > “My Apps”.
  • Select “Kodi”, click on “Force stop” and then click on “Uninstall”. Kodi will be uninstalled.

Now download and install KODI 17 by following the steps below:

  • On the home screen of your Android TV, go to “Settings” > “More Settings” > “Security”. Then turn on the switch next to “Unknown sources”.
  • Open your Android browser and go to the official website of Kodi.
  • Click on the “Download” button.
  • Scroll down and click on the “Android” option.
  • Choose the desired version of the APK file like ARMV7A (32-bit) or ARMV7A (64-bit). Wait for the file to finish downloading.
  • Once the download is complete, you can install the file in either of the 2 ways:
    • Go to the home screen, click “Apps” > “Local Disk” and click on the downloaded APK file.
  • Go to the home screen, click “Apps” > “File Explorer” > “Local Disk” > “Download” and click on the downloaded APK file.

With that you have successfully completed the process to install Kodi 17 on your Android TV Box.

Method 2: Install Kodi 17 on Android TV Box through Play store:

In this method, you first install the official version of Kodi in your box and then upgrade it to KODI 17.

Install Kodi from Play store:

  • On the home screen of your Android TV box, go to Google Play Store and sign in.
  • Enter “Kodi” in the search box and click “Install”. Kodi will be installed.

Upgrade it to KODI 17:

  • Open your Android browser and go to the official website of Kodi.
  • Click on the “Download” button, scroll down and click on the “Android” option.
  • Open the “arm64-v8a” and scroll down, you will see Version 17.6. Tap on it to download.
  • You will be asked to download Kodi via Downloader or Browser. Select your preferred Downloader and wait for the download to finish.
  • Once downloaded, go back to the home screen and click “Apps” > “App Installer”.
  • Select “Local Disk” > “Kodi”.
  • A box will appear asking you on replacing the old Kodi files with the new ones. Select “All” and click “Install”.

With that, you have successfully updated your KODI and KODI 17 will be installed in your Android TV box.

Method 3: Install KODI 17 on Android TV Box from PC

In this method, you first download the APK file of KODI 17 on your PC and then transfer it to your Android TV box and install it.

  • Open the web browser on your PC and go to the official website of Kodi.
  • Click “Download”, scroll down, and click “Android”.
  • Choose the desired version of the APK file and wait for the file to finish downloading.
  • Connect your Android TV box to your PC via a USB cable.
  • After your box gets recognized by your PC, transfer the downloaded APK file to your Android TV box.
  • Disconnect your box from your PC and turn it on.
  • On the home screen of your Android TV box, go to “File Manager” and click on the APK file to begin installing KODI 17 in your box.

Wrapping Up:

So, these were some of the easiest methods to install KODI 17 on Android TV Box. KODI is one of the best all-around solution providers for all your entertainment needs. Install KODI 17 on the Android TV box to enjoy unlimited movies, shows, and all the things you like to watch. If this guide was helpful to you, don’t forget to share it and leave your feedback. In case you are facing any issues while installing KODI on your Android TV Box leave a comment below and we will assist you with the installation.  

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by Shashank Kothari
I am author at Foofighters. I love to write about Technical How to Guides, Product Reviews, my troubleshooting experiences with gadgets. I spend hours daily with electric instruments. I love to repair them. It gives me a complete fulfilment. Keep reading and stay safe in Pandemic.

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