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How do I update Kodi on Minix X8

Discussion in 'Kodi/XBMC for MINIX' started by Shard_lake, Aug 7, 2017.

  1. Shard_lake

    Shard_lake New Member

    If I go to the Play Store it says that the latest version of Kodi is not compatible with my device. Why is this and is there any way to update to a newer version?
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2017
  2. mike_emons

    mike_emons New Member

    The latest version of kodi isn't compatible on the x8 because it's running android 4.4.2 instead of android 5.x.x you can update the firmware to accommodate the latest version of kodi or if you try a different fork of kodi you could run kodi 17 on 4.4


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  3. Shard_lake

    Shard_lake New Member

    Thanks, do I have to root my device to update the firmware? Every time I check for updates it says there aren't any.
    UPDATE: I found the instructions to do this via USB so I can have a go that way. But you'd think the button they built would do something!
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2017
  4. mike_emons

    mike_emons New Member

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  6. Shard_lake

    Shard_lake New Member

    Last edited: Aug 7, 2017
  7. Villa

    Villa Well-Known Member Super Moderator

  8. Shard_lake

    Shard_lake New Member

    Can't wait for the next one, which will probably be called XH8-Plus :LOL: :ROFLMAO:.
    Last night I flashed my Minix and it's now running Android Lollipop. It's much faster and more reliable, and the new Kodi is miles better. Cheers!
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    vfc Member

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  10. Villa

    Villa Well-Known Member Super Moderator

    Good to know! o_O