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4 ways to get the most from Kodi

Get more from this free media player with these four top tips for using Kodi



1. Install add-ons

You can add content channels to Kodi by installing add-ons. These are separate apps that search specific locations for films and TV shows. There are also add-ons for photo and music services, such as internet radio.

2. Stream in full HD

Kodi is able to stream in full 1080p HD so long as your internet connection is fast enough. We’d recommend a broadband speed of at least 5Mbps to stream in the highest quality.

3. Chromecast or Kodicast

Unfortunately, there’s no built-in support for streaming to a Chromecast. Although it is technically possible with an app called Kodicast, it is complicated and far from user-friendly to configure. Kodi works best with a dedicated device attached to your TV.

4. Dedicated devices

It’s possible to buy Android streaming devices that are already set up to use Kodi from online stores like Amazon. However, some are configured to use channels that deliver pirated content, so to stay on the right side of the law we’d recommend setting it up yourself.

Get even more from Kodi in issue 59 of Android Magazine, available for instant download now!