How to install Kodi 17.3 krypton on Android 4.4

How to install Kodi 17 krypton on Android 4.4 Solved

This post contains information on how to install kodi 17 on older Android operating systems. If you are running a newer version higher than Android 5.0 then you need this post: HOW-TO: Install Kodi 17.4 for Android 

How to install Kodi 17.3 Krypton on Android 4.4 Devices (updated 17/08/2017)

As you may be aware since the release of Kodi 17.3, anyone running Android 4.4 would have had issues installing the latest Kodi Android app. Not anymore! If you compare TV boxes you will see most are in fact running 5.0 or above. These devices would run the latest Kodi/ EBMC without any issues. But for users with older 4.4 devices, Kodi Krypton would fail to install. In this post, we are going to show you how to easily install Kodi 17 Krypton on Android 4.4 devices.

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Due to a good development team, over at Mygica, they have managed to come up with a tweaked version of Kodi 17.3 that runs on most Android 4.4 TV boxes. Including the MXQ TV box and T8 V2/V3 TV box. If you need any other questions answered check out our TV box FAQ’s it covers all most common questions.


We have now released a new version of EBox Media Centre based on FTMC by freaktab. This new version of EBMC is based on Kodi 16 Jarvis with a twist. With this new version of EBMC  you can install add-ons that are designed for Kodi 17.0 and above. So for anyone on an older Android operating systems like Android 4.4.2 you can still use all the newest features. Read more: How to install FTMC on AndroidEBox MC 4.4 based on Mygica MC for Android 4.4This is a version of EBMC by EntertainmentBox is based on the Mygica Kodi 17 Krypton fork for Android 4.4
  1. Kodi 17.1 works on 4.4 Android
  2. Kodi 17.1 confluence skin set as default (fixed switching skin issue)
  3. Allow unknown sources enabled by default

How to install Kodi 17.1 Krypton on Android 4.4 method 1 the easiest way (works on EBox Android Kodi TV boxes only)

  • Open apps
  • Locate EBox Store
  • Scroll over to Kodi 4.4
  • Click install
  • Complete! you can now use Kodi 17.0 on your 4.4 Android device

How to install Kodi 17.1 Krypton on Android 4.4 method 2 works on most Android 4.4 devices (visit this page from the Android device)

How to install Kodi 17.1 Krypton on Android 4.4 method 3

  • Download the EBox app from the Play Store (All EBox TV boxes has this app, pre-installed)
  • Click the Kodi 4.4 icon to start the download
  • Locate file browser in all apps
  • Click on the downloads folder
  • Now click the EBMC you downloaded
  • Click install
  • Congratulations! Kodi 17 Krypton is now running on Android 4.4


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Watch all the content you want without any restrictions. IPVanish VPN allows you the full ability to ‘access all your Favourite Kodi add-ons’, when and where you want it.

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With IPvanish you can “fully unlock kodi add-ons!” being restricted by geo-blocking. With IPVanish VPN you can choose what country you would like the app or website to think you are in. No more locked Kodi add-ons.

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  1. paulyoung1510

    Installed this onto my T8 V2 having problems with skin keeps going to confluence when I try to change kicks Me out and takes back to main menu

    1. Ian Whyte

      wh.4ere did you get the link for ebmc 4.4 from? you can go to appstore and download ebox app and you will find working app the one you have I think was the first release that needed settings tweaked

  2. Ian Whyte

    there just been some minor teething problems with the EBMC due to trying to overcompensate as in service to the user by making the skin confluence by default so if just upgraded from Jarvis you will feel comfortable navigating around the EBMC this is being looked at and will be rectified ASAP.

  3. Mark Hillson

    I have a T8 V2. What are benefits of upgrading to 17? Wookie running ok on Ebox Jarvis to date

  4. Anthony Scarisbrick

    Got it installed but it wont switch between skins so the look of my build is right. Just crashes everytime i try to switch skin

  5. Liam McDonald

    @wookie_wizardry Do I need to reload a build, like Wookie after I do this? Or do I need to clear the…

  6. Gregg ®

    @BarryMcGonigle I’ve got a T8-4 and know little about this stuff.Should I be trying to update Kodi ? Only had box about 8 wks

  7. Gary1609

    I have a question about this,can i keep my current kodi jarvis and install this? happy ebox is not lea…

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