[Official] How to install Kodi on Raspberry PI 3

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Hello, everyone! How are you all? Let’s get start for reading this interesting article as today we are going to discuss How to Install Kodi on Raspberry PI 3 latest version on Raspberry Pi. As we all know that Kodi is very famous and one of the most popular players which is capable of doing so many things and due to its increased popularity and functionalities, people search for Kodi on the internet at a very large number. The users have to read this article very carefully as here, we will provide every necessary information regarding How to Install Kodi on Raspberry PI 3.

Before start discussing the process of installation, Let’s have a look at the things that are needed for installing Raspberry PI 3 Kodi which are given below:

  • Raspberry PI 3
  • Power Supply
  • HDMI Cable
  • A Controller (controller such as Mouse, Keyboard or USB)
  • A Compatible Micro SD Card of 8 or Above GB. SD card should be of maximum 32 GB.

The user must have the things that are given above for installing Kodi on Kodi on Raspberry PI 3 and if the users already have all the extra things like HDMI Cable, SD Card, Power Supply and other extra things that are mentioned above then, the users only need Kodi Raspberry PI 3 board. if the users do not have the extra things then, they need to buy a whole kit. The users will be needed the SD card writer if their computers do not have a Micro SD Card Writer. If the users do not have the SD card writer on their computers then, they can buy it online as the prices are comparatively less there. Now, let’s have a look at the process of installing the Kodi on a Raspberry Pi media center 3 By using OSMC. The installation process is given below.

How To Install Kodi On a Raspberry Pi 3 by using OSMC

OSMC is downloaded as an image file or it is downloaded with an installer program. It is very quick and easy to install a program as it simply downloads the correct installer for what the users will be writing to the SD Card. So, if the user is writing the files with Windows then, the user needs to download the Windows Installer. Now, let’s have a look at the steps of Installing Kodi on a Raspberry Pi 3 by using OSMC which are given below.

Step 1: First of all, the user needs to Download the latest OSMC Raspberry Pi Build on their devices.

Step 2: Then, the user needs to insert an SD Card in order to write and run the OSMC installer.

Step 3: After this, the users need to select the language that has been used and then, they need to select Raspberry Pi 2/3 which is given in the drop box.

Step 4: Now, the user needs to select the build version. it is recommended to the users to choose the newest build because it is best for the users.

Step 5: Then, after doing this much, the users need to select the media in order to write the package. Hre, we are using the SD Card but, the USB flash drive should also be used.

Step 6: Then, the user needs to select the option that says Wired Connection in order to set up the wireless.

Step 7: After doing this much, the user needs to check the drive package which is written in the option of drive selection and the user needs to click on it.

Step 8: Then, the user needs to accept the terms and conditions which are given there.

Step 9: When the user accepts the terms and conditions then, it will automatically start downloading the package for installing.

Step 10: Then, the OSMC Kodi package will be written to the SD Card.

Step 11: When it will be done then, it will say congratulations, The SD Card is ready to be installed into the Raspberry Pi.

Step 12:  Then, the user needs to insert the SD card into the Raspberry Pi.

Step 13: Now, the user needs to plug in all the cables and the HDMI will go to the TV or Monitor. the user will see an ethernet cable which is being plugged in form of the router for the internet. once, the cables are set up all the plugged in the power and it will boot up.

Step 14: When the user has done this much, the OSMC will start and the setup will be started and finishes the procedure of installation.

Step 15: Then, it will ask the users some of the basic set up questions like Languages and skins. The OSMC skin can be used or the default Kodi Confluence the skin for the standard interface of Kodi.

So, these are the steps which users have to follow in order to install the Raspberry Pi 3 Kodi and if the users will follow these steps carefully then, the Kodi will be installed in the Raspberry Pi 3 without having any issue and if in case, the users have any problem then, they can ask about them through the comments and we will give them the solution of their problem as soon as possible.

Therefore, the Raspberry Pi 3 is one of the best improvement as compared with Pi 2 as the Pi 2 will also run Kodi but it does not freeze at times. This, in order to get the best Kodi, the user needs to add the repository as it contains most of the popular add-ons. The users need to keep in mind that the installation for the repository and the installation for the add-ons will be almost similar across all the hardware platforms that include the Raspberry Pi 3.

However, everything regarding the installation of Kodi on Raspberry has mentioned above so, the users can follow these steps and information in order to install the Kodi on Raspberry Pi 3 perfectly. Hope you like the article on How to Install Kodi on Raspberry Pi 3.

 

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