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How to Install & Setup Kodi on Roku 2024


For those who are unfamiliar with Kodi, it is a piece of software that serves as an entertainment center for a variety of platforms. XBMC developed Kodi, a free and open-source media player software application. It works with a variety of operating systems, including Android, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Linux, macOS, tvOS, and others. It used to be known as the Xbox media center for Xbox consoles, but it later became known as Kodi as a separate entity.

Roku is a device that allows you to watch free and paid video content on your TV via the Internet. Movie streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Sling TV, YouTube, can be downloaded on Roku.

Many people believe that having Kodi installed on Roku would be a digital content nirvana. Thus, here we are with a detailed guide that you can use to install Kodi on Roku.

Can you install Kodi on Roku?

Kodi is not officially supported on Roku as it is written in C/C++ language which Roku does not currently support. Thus, an official Kodi app for Roku does not exist yet.

However, you can cast Kodi on Roku and enjoy all your favorite movies, music, and TV shows on the largest screen in your house.

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Some prerequisites before you install Kodi on Roku are-

1. Kodi running on your Android or Windows device and they are on the same WiFi network.

2. Roku streaming player or Roku TV which supports screen mirroring.

How to Run Kodi on Roku through Screen Mirroring

How to Run Kodi on Roku through Screen Mirroring?

Step 1- On your Roku, go to Settings.

Step 2- In the System menu, select Screen mirroring.

Step 3- Select Screen mirroring mode from the available options.

Step 4- Now, you will have three options to choose from:

#1 Select Prompt and you will be asked to confirm with your Roku’s remote when a device attempts to connect.

#2 Select Always Allow and your Roku will let approved devices connect immediately.

#3 Select Never Allow and your Roku will block all devices from connecting.

Step 5- Now, enable screen mirroring on your Windows or Android device from your device’s settings and tap on Wireless Display.

Step 6- You will find that the name of your Roku appears on your screen. Tap on Roku if you wish to connect your Kodi device to it. If you have given a custom name to your Roku, look for that name in the list.

Step 7- Once connected, your device with Kodi running is ready to display on your TV via Roku.

Step 8- Now, whenever you run media in Kodi, it will be mirrored on your TV screen via Roku.

This is the easiest method that you can use to install Kodi on Roku and experience the features of both worlds altogether.

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Best Kodi Addons for Roku

How to Install & Setup Kodi v19.1 on Roku

Once you have managed to get Kodi for Roku, you need to install some of the best Kodi addons to enhance your free-streaming experience. Thus, here we are with some of the best Kodi Live TV addons, which you can use to enjoy your favorite music, movies, sports, TV shows, etc.

#1 For TV:

1. Maverick TV
2. USTV Now.
3. cCloud TV.
4. StreamHub.
5. Stream Engine.

#2 For Movies:

1. Exodus.
2. Covenant.
3. Genesis Reborn.
4. 123 Movies.
5. Bob Unleashed.

#3 For Sports:

1. SportsDevil.
2. Planet MMA.
3. Sports World.
4. Elektra Vault.
5. Atom.

Once you have installed Kodi on Roku, you must install these addons through their respective repositories before you can use them to stream all your favorite Kodi content on Roku.

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“Here’s everything you need to know about a super simple method for installing Kodi v19.1 on Roku. We’ve made sure it’s easy to follow, so you can get Kodi up and running on your Roku in no time. Got a better way or any questions about our guide? We’d love to hear from you in the comments below. Let’s make this a great experience for everyone!

Aditya Kashyap
Aditya Kashyaphttps://itechhacks.com
Aditya is a Senior content writer at itechhacks. He likes to cover topics related to How-To, Windows 10, Android, iOS and interesting gadgets. He has over 5 years of experience in tech and troubleshooting.


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