Kodi continues to expand its compatibility with devices and platforms, so it is now available for Xbox One. You can install the Kodi on Xbox One open-source media player on your console to make it a complete multimedia and gaming center.
One of the best known open-source media players worldwide continues to expand, as Kodi (formerly known as Xbox Media Center) has announced that it is now also available for installation on Xbox One.
We wanted to make this article in which we tell you all the large number of add-ons that Kodi has associated, as well as the steps to be taken for its installation and commissioning on the Xbox One.
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Kodi on Xbox One: problems and restrictions
Before showing you how to install Kodi on your Xbox One, we will first mention the limitations of the software that you can find if you install it on your Xbox One since it will not work in exactly the same way as it does on other devices such as on your Windows PC.
The Kodi application is now a universal Windows application (which we will see later) and although that means that it is now available on a wide range of Windows platforms, there are restrictions on how it can be used in the Microsoft console.
First, the application will not have access to the Blu-ray drive, any attached storage device, or even through your local network if you are not using NFS: // shares. In this way, if you were looking for how to stream local content through Kodi, here we are restricted.
If after reading all that, you are still interested in installing Kodi on your Xbox One, read on to find out how.
How to install Kodi on Xbox One
As we mentioned earlier, Kodi is now officially a universal Windows application, so it is available not only for Windows 10, but also for Windows 10 Mobile, Xbox One, and even for HoloLens through the Microsoft Store.
This makes it quite easy to download and install, unlike devices such as Apple TV and the Amazon TV Fire Stick, since you don’t have to follow a complex guide to load the media player into what the operating system is.
What does this mean? Well, it will be easy to make it possible for Kodi to run on your Xbox One. Follow these steps:
- Turn on your Xbox One and make sure it’s connected to the Internet.
- Sign in to your Microsoft Live account and open Microsoft Store.
- Search for Kodi in the search menu.
- Select ‘Install’ and the software download will begin.
- Once the application has been downloaded and installed, click on the ‘Games and applications’ menu icon to access the media player. As you will see, it is simple.