Last Updated on April 1, 2019 by Husain Parvez
How to Install Equinox Kodi Build for Firestick
In this guide, we will demonstrate how to install Equinox build on Kodi Krypton 17.6 using the Genie Wiz wizard. We’ve included a series of screenshots that will guide you step by step through the process.
Equinox is an amazing build and a worthy addition to your Kodi. The build is simple to use and offers a massive collection of addons including Neptune Rising, Maverick TV, Supremacy Sports, BoB Unleashed, Gears TV, and Planet MMA. Whether its movies, TV shows or sports, Equinox has it all.
Although the build is moderately heavy, it surprisingly works well with most streaming devices including Amazon Firestick.
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Note: Make sure to enable Unknown Sources under System Settings to allow for installation of third-party addons.
Installing Equinox Kodi build
Step 1: Launch Kodi and go to Settings
Step 2: Next, click System settings
Step 3: Hover over the addons tab and select Unknown sources. A prompt will appear, select YES.
Step 4: Now go back to the System window and click File Manager
Step 5: Double click on Add Source
Step 6: Select None enter the source URL
Step 7: Enter the following address and click OK.
Step 8: Next, enter a name for the media source and click OK. You can use any name you prefer. In this case, we are going to name it genie tv.
Step 9: Go back to your Kodi home screen and open the Add-ons menu
Step 10: Click the ‘open box’ icon on the top left corner
Step 11: Select install from zip.
Step 12: On the resulting window, look for genie tv or the name you assigned your media source.
Step 13: Next, click repository.GenieTv.zip
Wait for the Genie TV Add-on installed notification to appear and proceed to the next step.
Step 14: Select install from repository
Step 15: Click Genie Tv Repo on the following window
Step 16: Click Program add-ons
Step 17: Click Genie Wiz
Step 18: Click the Install button
Genie Wiz is now being installed. Once the installation is complete, a notification will appear in the top right corner.
Step 19: A series of pop-ups will appear. The first is a message from the developer. Click Dismiss to close it.
Step 20: Depending on your Kodi version, a second pop up may appear. Click Continue.
Step 21: A third pop up will appear. Click Ignore and go back to the home screen.
Note: You can also choose to proceed straight away by selecting the Build Menu option.
Step 22: From the Kodi home screen, click Program add-ons and open Genie Wiz
Step 23: In Genie Wiz menu, select (Genie Wiz) Builds
Step 24: Genie Wiz has a number of builds. Click Equinox V1
Step 25: Decide whether you wish to go for Fresh Install or the Standard Install.
Note: Fresh Install will clear all your addons and skins while the Standard Install will allow you to keep your existing data. However, I would advise you to choose the Fresh Install for a better performance.
Step 26: Next, you will need to confirm that you wish to restore Kodi to the default settings. Click Continue
Genie Wiz will now start to download the Equinox Kodi build.
Step 27: When the download is complete, a prompt will appear asking you whether you would like Force Close Kodi or Reload Profile. We recommend Force Close.
You’ve now successfully installed the Equinox build. Relaunch Kodi to enjoy the new interface and streaming content.
Equinox is a favourite of many Kodi users. The Kodi build is loved for its stability and receives regular updates to fix any performance issues. Give Equinox build a try and let us know what you think of it in the comment section below!