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How to use the Amazon Fire TV Cube

How to Add External Storage to Fire TV Cube

The Amazon Fire TV Cube comes with 16GB of internal storage, and while that's double what the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick pack, you may run out of space eventually. Fortunately, the Cube can support up to 128GB of flash storage, which you can add via a memory card or a USB thumb drive.

Unfortunately, though, you'll need an additional device, called a USB OTG (on the go) cable. I used the Iogear GoFor2+ USB OTG, which costs $11.96 on Amazon. Also, you'll need to format (i.e. erase) your memory to use it.

1. Plug your storage into the OTG cable.

2. Plug your OTG cable directly into the Fire TV Cube's MicroUSB port. I say directly because it didn't work when daisy-chained into the Fire TV Cube's Ethernet adapter.

3. Select Settings from the Home screen.

4. Select Notifications.

5. Select Limited Device Access.

6. Select Yes.

7. Select Yes.

You've added your drive, and you can view storage capacity under Settings/Device/About/Storage.

  • rlmonoski
    Mine will switch to cable, but will not actually change the channels with comcast box. Getting annoyed to say the least.
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  • rlmonoski
    Unfortunately, I did all of the above and it still will not change channels for me. Ugh. It switch to the right HDMI and have cable playing, but will not change channels.
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  • claup123
    how to watch movies and tv in kodi.
    I have followed your steps to install kodi in my fire cube and it does not appear any list of movie channels or shows as I have to do I am tired of this
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  • Alabalcho
    21667964 said:
    how to watch movies and tv in kodi.
    I have followed your steps to install kodi in my fire cube and it does not appear any list of movie channels or shows as I have to do I am tired of this
    Kodi is just a player. It does not come with movies, or web sites where to play from. You provide it with your own library of movies stored locally, or over the network.

    For every other usage of Kodi there are plenty of websites available, but not here.

    p.p. Don't hijack a thread!!
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