Kodi 17 the latest official version of the well-known open source media player that allows you to watch everything in streaming for free, thanks to the thousands of available add-ons. A must have for all owners of an Android TV Box that not everyone knows how to get. We have therefore decided to explain to you in this guide all the ways to update Android TV Box to Kodi 17 in a few simple steps.
How to update Android TV Box to Kodi 17 via Play Store or APK
Kodi is a fully open source media player that is extremely flexible, powerful and customizable, allowing you to add additional features to any very interesting Android TV Box, such as, for example, the possibility of watching satellite TV channels or digital terrestrial streaming.
In some TV Boxes with Android operating system, Kodi is already pre-installed. It may happen that the program does not update automatically. In these cases you can upgrade your Android TV Box by following one of the methods below.
Update Android TV Box to Kodi 17 via Google Play Store
Kodi 17 compatible with Android versions starting from 5.0 Lollipop. From this version, in fact, the official application of Kodi present on the Play Store. In these cases it will be possible, therefore, to download and install it directly through the Google Play Store.
If Kodi is already installed on your device, you should be notified of the availability of the new version. If this does not happen, you can try the following steps:
- open the Play Store on your TV Box;
- click on the menu with the 3 horizontal lines at the top left;
- choose the item My apps and my games;
- look for Kodi.
If even in this way the TV Box does not recognize the probable update then the version of Kodi present on the device a version customized by the manufacturer, not recognized by the Store. In these cases you will need to uninstall the modified version of Kodi and install the official version from the Store, risking losing a customized version by the manufacturer with some unique options. We therefore recommend that you make a backup of the old app before removing it.
Upgrade Android TV Box to Kodi 17 via APK
If your TV Box is not compatible with Kodi, it cannot be installed and / or updated via Play Store. In these cases it is possible to install Kodi 17 via APK.
Kodi available in three compatible versions based on the processor used by our TV Box (arm, x86 and arm64). We choose the version that interests us from this address and we follow the following procedure to update the TV Box to Kodi.
- copy the APK file onto a USB stick;
- we connect the key to the Android TV Box;
- we install the program using any file manager.
Warning: if a previous version of Kodi is already installed on your TV Box, you will need to manually uninstall the previous version before updating via APK.
Well, now you can use the Android TV Box with Kodi 17!