Can My Version of Android Be Updated On My Element Box?

This is a popular question for many Android boxes. Everyone wants the latest version, but can Android versions be updated on Element boxes? The answer is no, the version cannot be updated. It’s not because we don’t want you to have the latest version, it has to do with the chip sets that are used

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Kodi Builds: Why We Don’t Recommend Them

We all love the latest and greatest. We hear about a new Kodi build, it has a cool screen and a cool name, and we have to have it. Not so fast! These builds are very inconsistent and not always compatible with our box. Sure, they may work great for a couple of weeks, but

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The Best Places to Find Answers

We’ve set up lots of valuable resources to make using our products much easier. So, what are the best places to find answers? We’re glad you asked! Just click the links in the below text to go right to these helpful pages. If you’re a new user setting up your box for the first time,

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Where’s Kodi 17?

We’ve received a lot of inquiries lately about the use of Kodi 17. Kodi 17 was released at the beginning of the month. We wrote then about what you need to know about this latest version. The question we’re getting asked is “When will Kodi 17 be released?” The answer is as soon as we

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Element Technologies Now Recognized as A Google Trusted Store

Element Technologies, which offers the most comprehensive Android-based Streaming Media Players, was recently selected to join the Google Trusted Stores program. To help shoppers identify online merchants that offer a great shopping experience, the Google Trusted Store badge is awarded to e-commerce sites that demonstrate a track record of on-time shipping and excellent customer service. When

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Tips on How to Reduce Buffering

The dreaded buffering. It’s one of the most frustrating things about streaming. We’ve all experienced it, usually at the worst possible time. You’re pulling up your favorite show, or that movie everyone is raving about, and all of a sudden….the buffering starts. The first thing to know about buffering is that most of the time

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How To Update Kodi on Older Element Boxes

Now that we’ve had a couple of models of Element Android TV Boxes, some of our first boxes don’t have the latest version of Kodi. We talk to customers often who are running version 14.0 still. We wanted to make sure you know how to update to our latest version (16.1). Follow the instructions below

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Stream Netflix in Ultra HD on Your Element Box

Great news for our Netflix users! We’ve updated the Netflix app through the E-Z Stream Updater. Now you can stream in 4K if your Netflix subscription includes Ultra HD streaming. Of course, a 4K TV is required to stream in that quality. Even if you don’t have a 4K TV, you can stream in higher quality

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