AdbFire is a companion program for the Amazon Fire TV and Android Kodi/XBMC and forks. The adbfw folder contains the adbFire program and its utilities. Leave this folder and its contents intact, Don't move things out of the folder. You can break adbFire by moving or changing its contents.
AdbFire, now also known as adblink is a software with which you can manage multiple Kodi devices with a single PC. It is currently available for Windows, OS X and Linux. Adblink comes with loads of features. With adblink, one can easily install Kodi on multiple devices. Additionally, it facilitates to take the backup, restore them, install apps directly on Kodi devices and much more. Let me discuss all the features of adbfire / adblink below.
The Best Features of AdbFire:
- Full Kodi support
- Custom cache support for Kodi video
- Root Amazon fire TV (firmware < 22.214.171.124 only)
- Mount USB drives/sticks:
- Mount formats exfat,vfat,NTFS,ext*
- Mount USB drives/sticks by UUID or label
- Install ClockworkMod recovery
- USB mode for the fire tv stick
- Manage multiple fire tv devices
- Mount NFS/CIFS shares ad hoc or at boot
Description of AdbFire:
With the help of adblink, we can easily install Kodi with one click on various devices like firestick, chromecast, Chromebook, etc… Not only installation, it even allows us to manage multiple devices with a single PC. All we need is to make an initial connection at first. Once it’s done all other things are damn easy. In this article, we will explain the exact steps to install Kodi on firestick using adbfire/ adblink.
adblink comes with an option to backup all your valuable data. All you need to do is, select the device that is connected and click on backup. The backup file will be stored safely on your system. You can also upload it and save them on the cloud for safety purpose.
Restore is a handy feature provided by adblink. With this option, you can easily restore the backup file which you have saved before. Say for example, if you have 2 or more devices and you want the same set of data to be loaded on all the devices, then you can easily restore them with adblink.
When it comes to streaming, a cache is an important factor to be considered. Because of cache issues, one would end up in Kodi buffering problems. So it is always necessary to clear the cache on Kodi. You can do this, by simply clicking on the edit cache button.
If you have got multiple Kodi devices in your home then you need not worry about the setup. With adblink, you can configure all the devices at once easily. Once you have added the device and connected it, you are all set to go. It can manage either with USB or via IP address.
With the help of file manager, one can easily edit the source files to make the most out of it. It will also be helpful to manage the storage. You can easily install or uninstall apk files on your Kodi device with the help of adblink. Just browse the apk file and click install. As simple as that.
It’s very easy to configure your keyboard or gaming console to your Kodi device by select Console or keyboard option in adbfire/ adblink.
How To Install Kodi On FIRESTICK Using AdbFire?
- Directly plug the firestick into the HDMI port of your television. Then provide the power supply to it.
- Follow the instructions given by the television and connect it to the local wifi network.
- Register your firestick device on Amazon. If you have already registered, you may skip this step.
- Now connect both the firestick and computer to the same wifi network.
- Then open the adblink software which you have installed before.
- To install Kodi on firestick, we need to download the Kodi ARM apk file.
- Save the file on your PC.
- Now get back to Adblink. Now it’s time to add the device.
- Click on new option as shown in the image.
Now a new window will open. There under Description enter the name of the device for reference. Then under Address enter the IP of your firestick connection. Under media center, select Kodi. Finally, click on Save button. Now click on Connect button. Wait for some time and check the Connected devices box. You will find the device and you can also test the connection status from it.
The step is to install apk which we have downloaded. Now you got to select the apk which you have downloaded. Once done, it will take few minutes to complete the installation. You can find the progress of installation from the green line below.