How to install Kodi on Roku

December 2, 2016 | By Joe | Filed in: tech.

This article will explain how to install Kodi on Roku. By installing Kodi, you will jailbreak Roku. Before that, we can see what is the difference between Kodi and Roku.

What is Kodi?

Kodi is a media streaming application which can be used to watch Movies, TV Shows, Live IPTV, and Sports related events. It can also be used to store the media files and you can play whenever you want.

What is Roku?

Roku is defined as a set-top box, which is similar to Apple TV that streams popular streaming applications like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video, and others. If you want to watch content on Roku, then you need to subscribe the streaming services.

Roku has a huge selection of popular streaming services comes under a single roof. Once you have subscribed to these streaming services like Netflix, HBO, Hulu, then you can watch all of its media contents on Roku.

How to install Kodi on Roku Using Windows PC

It is one of the simplest ways of installing Roku on Kodi by using Windows PC. It will take a few seconds to complete the entire process. Now let us see the step by step installation process on below.

Step 1: First you have to open your system and then click on the Start Menu.

Step 2: Now you have to type ‘Device Settings’ on the Windows Search Bar.

Step 3: After that, you have to select the Add Device option.

Step 4: Now the New device is added successfully.

Step 4: After adding the New device, you have to select the “Roku 3” as your streaming device from the list provided.

After completing the above process, then you will see a purple screen will appear on your Roku 3 which indicates that you have successfully installed Kodi on Roku.

 How to Get Kodi on Roku Using Android Smart TV

Android Smart TV

The Android TV is a version of the Android Operating system and is particularly designed for digital media players. The Android TV platform is adapted from the Android OS for set-top boxes and also having an integrated software on Smart TV hardware.

If you have an Android Smart TV, then you can install Roku and it is much easier than anything you have installed before. Now let us see the installation process for how to install Kodi on Roku by using your Android Smart TV.

Installation Procedure

Step 1: First you have to go to the Roku 3 Home by pressing the Home button.

Step 2: Now you have to select the Settings option.

Step 3: Here you need to select the System Update option and make sure that you have Roku Software Build 5.2 or an upgrade version.

Step 4: After completing the above process, then again you need to select the Settings option.

Step 5: Now you have to select the Screen Mirroring from the Settings option.

Step 4: Now you have to turn on the Screen Mirroring by clicking on the Enable Screen Mirroring option and then click on the OK button.

After you have done all the above process, then the Kodi will be successfully installed on Roku and then you can stream all types of media contents which you want to play.


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