How to Update Kodi to the Latest Version

Every time a new stable version of Kodi is released, it is recommended to update your Kodi to that version. The reason for this is that every version includes at least some of the following: new features, bugs fixes, stability and performance improvements and security updates. If you update Kodi to the latest version, your device enjoys all those benefits.

Kodi upgrade

Here are the instructions on how to update Kodi to the latest version:

Android

  • Launch Google Play
  • Click on the hamburger menu (the three lines at the upper left corner)
  • Click My apps & games
  • If an update to Kodi is available, you see it under the Updates pending section. Click on Update on the right side of the screen
  • Wait for the installation to finish

If you don’t have access to Google Play, you need to install using an APK file. Check here how to do it.

Windows

  • Click the URL https://kodi.tv/download for the download page of Kodi
  • Scroll down and click the Windows icon
  • Click INSTALLER (64BIT). Kodi installation file will be downloaded to your computer
  • Once the download is finished click on the file to execute it
  • In the welcome screen click Next
  • In the license agreement screen click I agree
  • In the choose components screen leave all the components checked and click Next
  • Select the destination folder and click Next
  • A popup appears asking you if you want to overwrite the previous installation, click Yes and then click OK
  • Select a start menu folder, or create a new folder, or check Do not create shortcuts if you don’t want to create one and click Install
  • Wait for the installation to finish and click Finish

Xbox One

  • Click the Xbox button to open the guide
  • Click My games & apps
  • Click Updates
  • If an update to Kodi is available, click on it
  • Wait for the installation to finish

Linux

Updating Kodi for Linux is the same as installing it. Check here how to install.

MacOS

Updating Kodi for MacOS is the same as installing it. Check here how to install.

iOS

Updating Kodi for iOS is the same as installing it. Check here how to install.

Amazon Fire TV

Updating Kodi for Amazon Fire TV is the same as installing it. Check here how to install.

Raspberry Pi

  • Launch Kodi
  • Click the Settings icon  Settings icon
  • Click LibreELEC
  • Hover over System
  • Change Automatic Updated to Manual
  • Click Update Channel and change it to the latest version
  • Click Available Versions and change it to the latest version
  • Click Yes to confirm the update
  • Wait for the update to complete



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