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  # 1252763 7-Mar-2015 15:05
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razor2000nz: Found a Handy Tip:- If you download the Kodi app from amazon app store, it will tell you its not compatible with AFTV, proceed anyway, then sync your AFTV, and the kodi app will appear in your recent tab


Awesome tip, thanks!

http://www.amazon.com/XBMC-Foundation-Kodi/dp/B00TWM8IBA/
... Get Now, and complete 'purchase' (it's free)
Fire TV: Go to Settings → My account and select "Sync Amazon Content."


Hmmm. Sorry, how? I go to the app page and it doesn't have a Get Now. I already have it on my Android device though, from the AppStore app, but it doesn't show on my AFTV.





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  # 1252817 7-Mar-2015 16:50
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freitasm: 
Hmmm. Sorry, how? I go to the app page and it doesn't have a Get Now. I already have it on my Android device though, from the AppStore app, but it doesn't show on my AFTV.


I have got the same problem. Its not showing up on the ATV. Might be possible to sideload the apk if its not possible to download it directly, but would be nice if it was showing up like a regular app on the Fire TV.




 
 
 
 


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  # 1252827 7-Mar-2015 17:01
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I just want to play some content from my home server. Not interested in running Plex server, etc though - just adding the folders would be enough. Kodi would be a good fit.





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  # 1252831 7-Mar-2015 17:10
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I just side loaded it and then used one of the simple tutorials to replace one of the stock apps with Kodi. It has the proper icon and is on the main screen. Took 10 minutes

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  # 1252832 7-Mar-2015 17:15
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freitasm: 
Hmmm. Sorry, how? I go to the app page and it doesn't have a Get Now. I already have it on my Android device though, from the AppStore app, but it doesn't show on my AFTV.


Logged on to Amazon website with the same account your AFTV uses?
Worked for me, exactly as described.

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  # 1252914 7-Mar-2015 19:42
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Tried it too, nothing new is showing on my recent even after a sync thing and a power cycle on any of the fire tv's




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  # 1253383 8-Mar-2015 16:14
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have you side loaded the apk?

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  # 1267331 25-Mar-2015 09:39
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It seems an update is coming out that enables Bluetooth headphones, external USB storage and login to WiFi portals (if you take your box to a hotel for example)...






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freitasm: It seems an update is coming out that enables Bluetooth headphones, external USB storage and login to WiFi portals (if you take your box to a hotel for example)...


Official external storage would be amazing! I currently have it thanks to being rooted and having stickmount, however because of that im on ancient firmware, netflix is on the old interface as well. External storage is about all i need root for so would be happy to update.

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  # 1268042 26-Mar-2015 07:55
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Hey folks, just got a Fire TV Stick and noticed that when you go into Netflix it says "pricing unavailable". I assumed being in NZ it wouldn't allow access to all the US stuff but I figured it'd pick up that Netflix was available? Anyone else got one?

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  # 1268044 26-Mar-2015 08:02
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I use an Amazon account with US region set. Fire TV is not "available" in New Zealand so I guess they wouldn't have the app.

Change region in your Amazon account, sync the Fire TV/Stick and try again.




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  # 1268057 26-Mar-2015 08:28
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How do you change region?

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  # 1268064 26-Mar-2015 08:33
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sloburn: How do you change region?


Here (once logged in.. it appears some geekzone affiliate stuff gets added to the link, click settings.)

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  # 1268309 26-Mar-2015 11:39
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freitasm: It seems an update is coming out that enables Bluetooth headphones, external USB storage and login to WiFi portals (if you take your box to a hotel for example)...




Any idea as to when this is coming?

This would make the device a brilliant option for so many more people, given it will allow programs like Kodi to access local content. Most people don't have NASs, and don't have the technical nouse to block the firmware update to allow such access - I'm relatively tech-savy but I failed to stop mine updating! Should it come to pass I'd certainly recommend the product to others over more limited products like the current ATV.

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