Kodi 17.1 krypton brought with itself a ton of improvements, both in functionality as well as UI over the old version. Unfortunately, a few users who use Kodi on Android devices or Firesticks reported that after installing the new update, Kodi 17.1 won’t open on their devices. If you are of the people facing this issue, then you have come to the right place. Described below is a workaround for this issue.

FIX FOR KODI 17.1 WON’T OPEN PROBLEM

Fix-1:

  1. Go to the Settings panel of your device
  2. Scroll down and find the option with the name “Apps” and click on it
  3. In the Downloaded Apps list, find Kodi and click on it
  4. From the screen that appears, click on “Clear Cache
  5. Go back to home screen
  6. Restart your device and open Kodi. It should open without any issue

Fix-2:

If the issue “Kodi 17.1 won’t open” still does exist, follow the steps given below.

*Important Note: All of your add-ons will be wiped after following the steps given below. You will have to install all the add-ons again from scratch.

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  1. Go to the Settings panel of your device
  2. Scroll down and find the option with the name “Apps” and click on it
  3. In the Downloaded Apps list, find Kodi and click on it
  4. From the screen that appears, click on “Clear Data
  5. Go back to home screen
  6. Restart your device and open Kodi. Hopefully, the Kodi 17.1 won’t open issue should be fixed by now

If the issue is still not solved, uninstall the Kodi application from your device and use one of the following tutorials to install it again.

In about 15 minutes you can completely re-install Kodi and all the best TV Addons.  Feel free to use my “Kodi 17 FireStick + Config Wizard” video tutorial here:

As my YouTube tutorial video (above) clearly shows, simply re-install Kodi to fix the most common Kodi / XBMC errors.

WRAP-UP

If you have any questions, check out the KFire home page or KFire TV YouTube channel for more Kodi tutorials!

In order to keep yourself safe online while using Kodi, stay anonymous and use a good VPN with Kodi 17.1

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How To Fix: Kodi 17.1 Won't Open After Updating
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How To Fix: Kodi 17.1 Won't Open After Updating
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After the Kodi 17.1 update, a few Android and Firesticks users reported that Kodi 17.1 won't open on their devices after they updated to Kodi 17.1 krypton. Discussed here are a few methods to fix this issue.
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