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How To Update Kodi On Windows

How To Update Kodi On WindowsThis quick tutorial will show you how to update Kodi on Windows.  This is a simple process that will only take a few minutes and you will preserve your Kodi addons, skin, and settings that you have already setup.

You will find written directions below on how to update Kodi on Windows and you will also find a video with more detailed information.  I strongly suggest that you view the video to ensure that you don’t miss any steps.

If you are like me, you have other devices that you need to update Kodi on and I have a guide for the Fire TV/Fire TV Stick, and Android TV Box as well.

How To Update Kodi On Windows Steps

The current stable release for Windows is Kodi 17.4 Krypton.  The process in the video is updating to Kodi 16.1 but the same steps will work when updating to Kodi 17.4.

  1.  Close Kodi on your Windows device.
  2. Go to and download the most recent Windows installer for Kodi.
  3. After the new version of Kodi has been downloaded, launch the .exe file.
  4. Go through each of the Kodi installation screens.  When you do this, you should get a message that your current Kodi files will be overwritten.  This is a good thing and you will want to proceed.
  5. After Windows has successfully installed the Kodi update, launch Kodi and ensure that all of your addons, skins, and settings are intact.

If you have any questions on how to update Kodi on your Windows device, be sure to post a comment and we will help you as soon as possible.

Video Instructions On How To Update Kodi 17.4 On Windows

2017-08-29T18:14:08-05:00 By |Kodi, Windows|6 Comments


  1. TIMMY!!!! October 15, 2017 at 1:02 am - Reply

    RIght click on installer, click properties, compatibility mode, check XP SP3 and apply. Launch install file.

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  3. Gary June 4, 2017 at 8:57 am - Reply

    Can I plug my firestick into my pc and update kodi on my firestick through the pc or do I need to update through the TV?

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  5. Brandy Mullins-Medina April 7, 2017 at 6:53 pm - Reply

    I added the new update and it wouldn’t even open

  6. Malky April 4, 2017 at 3:25 am - Reply

    Kodi installer won’t work for me, it pops up a message asking me to install a windows Platform package KB2670838 which is actually installed? I uninstalled it and re-installed it and still the same message? Any ideas?

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