How To Update Kodi On Firestick to Version 19.4 Matrix (May 2022)

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This quick tutorial will show you How to Update Kodi on Firestick in 2022.

The same process will also work on the Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, and Fire TV Televisions.  If you have any type of Fire TV or Fire TV Stick, this guide is for you!

This technique is important so you can update Kodi without losing your valuable addons and configured settings.

Kodi is known for delivering numerous updates for each version of their app, so it’s important to know how to do this so you can keep things running optimally.

Updating Kodi on a Firestick or Fire TV is a simple process.

The technique explained below takes less than 2 minutes to complete.

In this tutorial, we are using a free application found in the Amazon App store called Downloader by AFTV News.

Below, you will find both a video tutorial and screenshot guides on how to update Kodi on Firestick, Fire TV, and Fire TV Cube.

As of today, Kodi 19.4 Matrix is the current stable version of Kodi.


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The video tutorial will provide a more detailed outline of the step-by-step instructions.

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How To Update Kodi On Firestick, Fire TV, or Fire TV Cube In 2022

Watch the entire video below for complete details without missing any steps.

Video Tutorial

Important Note: Prior to updating Kodi, you should ensure that your favorite addons and/or build are compatible with the new version.

Kodi 19.4 Matrix is the current stable release.

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Remember, by installing a repository, you will have the freedom to choose different streaming add-ons for your enjoyment.

TROYPOINT’s list of the Best Kodi Add-ons can be found here: Best Kodi Add-On Page.

If you are looking for a simple way to install the best add-ons and repositories quickly and efficiently, I suggest using a Kodi Build.

Important Notes:

Prior to updating Kodi, you should ensure that your favorite addons and/or build is compatible with the new version.

If you are using a Kodi build, you should change the skin back to default Estuary prior to going through the guide below.  You can usually do this under System / Interface Settings / Skin in most builds.

Kodi 19.4 Matrix is the current stable release.

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This process uses the free TROYPOINT Rapid App Installer, which always has the most stable release of Kodi available for updating.

In this example, we are using the Fire TV Stick 4K Max but these steps will be similar for any Fire TV device.

1. First install the Free TROYPOINT Rapid App Installer if you haven’t already.

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2. Launch the TROYPOINT App

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3. Click OK.

click OK

4. Click Allow.

Click Allow.

5. Click Rapid App Installer.

Click Rapid App Installer to update kodi on firestick

6. Find Kodi 19 and click the download icon to install the most recent version.

Find Kodi 19 and click the download icon to install the most recent version.

7. Then click the play icon.

Then click the play icon to update kodi on firestick

8. Click Install.

Click Install.

9. Click Done or Open.

Click Done or Open.

10. Click Continue.

Click Continue.

11. Click Allow.

Click Allow.

12. Wait a few seconds for Kodi to update the latest version.

Wait a few seconds for Kodi to update the latest version on firestick

13. That’s it! You have successfully updated Kodi on Firestick using the TROYPOINT Rapid App Installer.

You have successfully updated Kodi on Firestick using the TROYPOINT Rapid App Installer.

Update Kodi on Firestick with Downloader App

Another method to update Kodi on Firestick is through the Downloader App. This is done by entering a specific URL address within Downloader to update Kodi on Firestick and Fire TV devices.

Follow the screenshots below for more information.

1. First install the Downloader App on your Android TV device if you haven’t already.

How to Install Downloader App

2. Open Downloader and click the search box.

Update Kodi on Firestick with Downloader App

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.

Enter the following URL to update kodi on firestick

4. Kodi download begins

Wait a minute or two for the file to download.

5. Click Install when asked to update Kodi on Firestick, Fire TV, or Fire TV Cube

Click Install when asked to update Kodi on Firestick, Fire TV, or Fire TV Cube

6. Click Done or Open.

Click Done or Open.

7. Launch Kodi and click continue.

Launch Kodi and click continue.

8. Click Allow.

Click Allow.

9. The updated version of Kodi begins to load.

The updated version of Kodi begins to load.

10. Kodi Home Screen is displayed. You have successfully updated Kodi on Firestick using the Downloader App.

You have successfully updated Kodi on Firestick using the Downloader App.

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From the home screen hover over Find.

Step 3 – Scroll down and click Search.

Scroll down and click Search.

Step 4 – Type in “Ipvanish” and click the first option.

Type in

Step 5 – Click the IPVanish VPN app.

Click the IPVanish VPN app.

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Click Download.

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Enter your IPVanish account information and click Log In.

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Click Connect.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I Update Kodi on Firestick?

You can update Kodi on Firestick by following the steps outlined in this guide.

Can I Update Kodi without losing Data?

Yes, following these instructions will ensure you don’t lose your valuable addons and configured settings.

What is the most recent version of Kodi?

Currently, the stable version of Kodi is Kodi 19.4 Matrix.

Can I Update a Kodi Addon?

To see if an addon has an update available, open My Addons within Kodi settings and select Update. Or, turn on Auto-update.

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21 thoughts on “How To Update Kodi On Firestick to Version 19.4 Matrix (May 2022)”

  1. I am using firestick, loaded Kodi and everything worked perfectly, shut my system down and the next day when I tried to load Kodi the icon blinks but does not load. I uninstalled, reloaded Kodi, added Crew and enjoyed. Next day same thing, can firestick disable my Kodi app? I have repeated this four times and it don’t seem to stop happening.

  2. I have tried 4 times and I keep getting a message saying that the add-on is not compatible with this version of Kodi

  3. I have a StreamSmart box and I was wondering if I can reset it and use it as an Android box to install Kodi and other stuff.

  4. Hi Troy… Thanks for doing what you do! My question is I installed kodi through troypoint//kodi stable, then I used a build (Green Monster). Will kodi automatically update through the build

  5. So I updated to 19.4 and I can’t even get Kodi to open all the way. It goes halfway for preparing for first run and then kicks me out. Please help!

    1. I’ve been using KODI for years but just moved to a new state and new isp. I’ve tried every trouble shooting method out there but can’t get apps to work. I do have ipvanish but suspect the isp is throttling or blocking me. I’ve upgraded from 25mb to 50 (waiting on confirmation when it takes effect) to see if that solves the problem. Any tips or tricks in getting around this is gr
      appreciated

  6. I just updated to version 19.4 and still no programme available it still says AOath token required. Please help me

      1. I have the chef build on kodi 19.3. I installed the latest version of kodi. Is there any way of doing this so I don’t lose my build. How do I get the xenon build to the new version without having to reinstall all my add ons and account info for like real debrid and trakt

    1. I have the same problem although I have yet to update to 19.4 I was hoping that if I update it would go away, apparently not.
      Don’t know where it came from or what it is?

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