How to Install Kodi on Xbox One and Xbox 360

Kodi on Xbox
Kodi on Xbox

Kodi is an open-source digital media player with a lot of customization options. Initially, it was launched by Xbox, formerly known as XBMC (Xbox Media Center). It is the most versatile media player. We can stream videos from across the internet without a browser or proprietary apps with various addons. Moreover, Kodi is available on most of the device platforms that include PC with OS Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, and iOS devices streaming devices like Firestick. We do have Xbox on Kodi. It lost its support in the middle, but now we got native support. With that, we can install Kodi on Xbox One and 360.

Kodi on Xbox One and Xbox 360

It is easy to install Kodi on Xbox as it is officially available on the Xbox Store or Microsoft store. We do have got more than one way to install Kodi on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Note: Xbox One and Xbox 360 support Kodi Krypton Version 17.6 and higher.

How to Install Kodi on Xbox One: From Xbox Store

Step 1: Turn on the Xbox console. And then connect it to the internet.

Step 2: Now, from the Xbox main menu, click on the Search bar. Or open the Xbox Store and click the Search bar.

Step 3: Start typing Kodi. You will get suggestions.

Step 4: Now choose the Kodi application.

Kodi Search Xbox Store
Kodi Search Xbox Store

Step 5: On the app info tab, click on the Get tab to download and install the Kodi app.

Download Kodi
Download Kodi

Step 6: After the installation, tap the Launch button.

Launch Kodi
Launch Kodi

How to Stream Kodi on Xbox 360 and Xbox One: From Microsoft Store

This would require a Windows PC. And login to the same Microsoft account that you used to login to your Xbox.

Step 1: Turn on your Windows PC. And connect it to the internet.

Step 2: Press the Windows button. Or go to Start.

MicroSoft Store - Start
Microsoft Store – Start

Step 3: Scroll down and choose the Microsoft Store application. Click to launch the app.

MS store - Search Kodi
MS store – Search Kodi

Step 4: Make sure to log in to the Microsoft account that you used in the Xbox console. Only then we can install the app on Xbox.

Step 5: Now, hover to the Search bar. And type Kodi.

Search Results - Kodi
Search Results – Kodi

Step 6: From the search results, choose the Kodi application.

Install on Xbox - Kodi from Microsoft Store
Install on Xbox – Kodi from Microsoft Store

Step 7: On the app installation page, click on Install on Xbox One. Wait for the installation to complete.

Step 8: You will receive the notification states, “Kodi is ready to launch on Xbox.” Now go back to the screen and launch the app.

How to Get Kodi on Xbox One and 360 Via UPnP or DLNA

If you have the Kodi app on any of the other compatible devices like PC or smartphone, you can install the app on Xbox using UPnP or DLNA from app settings.

Kodi Home Screen
Kodi Home Screen

Step 1: On your smartphone or PC, open the Kodi app. And then choose the Settings option on the homepage.

System Settings
System Settings – Kodi

Step 2: Then navigate to System Window. Now choose the Service Settings.

Step 3: On the left panel, you can find UPnP/DLNA. Select it.

Service Settings
Settings Service Kodi

Step 4: Under the General section, click on the Share my libraries option.

Allow remote control via UPnP
Allow remote control via UPnP

Step 5: Hover to Allow remote control via UPnP. Toggle the switch to enable it.

Step 6: On your Xbox Console, choose the Media player option. You can find the Media Center app installed.

Step 7: Now select the Media to start streaming the media center on your Xbox.

Instead of Kodi, you can also install Plex on Xbox One to get the latest and on-demand video content.

And that’s it about installing Kodi on Xbox. You can install the app from Xbox Store, which is simple and reliable. Few contents in Kodi are subject to copyright infringements. So make sure to use a VPN or avoid those contents. Duff, Kronos Lite, Gold Build Leia, Leia Silvo, Tubi TV, Crackle, Popcornflix, Pluto.TV, Zattoo Box, Play On, PS Vue are some of the addons that will cause you no harm. Which one method will you prefer, and what is your choice of the addon? Do let us know in the comments.