How to Install Kodi on PS4 [Easy Guide]

Install Kodi on PS4: Kodi, the popular software (open source) has been specifically designed keeping the entertainment at home as a targeting factor. This guide is totally focused on how to install Kodi on PS4 and enjoy all the benefits using it.

Originally created by the XBox Media Center (XBMC) belonging to the Microsoft; it has been evolved as a community gradually with the prominence that has been gained. Unlike Plex or Chromecast, Kodi is managed by the same organisation but is constantly upgraded by many coders across the world. Since 2003, Kodi has been modified by at least 500 developers and around 300 translators.

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Designed to run on home servers that are connected to TV screens, it can display the content at your house; absolutely for free. It gives the users, an ability to stream the content at home ( a Same concept of Smart TVs but only earlier). Unlike other streamers, it is not a curated app store which is why it lets you download anything and everything. The users and download Kodi on various consoles (Kodi on PS4, for example)  and play videos, photos and podcasts without any difficulty.

Also Read: How to Install Kodi on Roku

The PlayStation, on the other hand, is one of the most used consoles in the world giving a tight competition to the XBox consoles. Just like XBox, it has been releasing different versions ever since, and the recent PS4 Console is a much-developed version where users can stream the content to the console apart from playing games on it. Therefore, today we are going to see how to install Kodi on PS4 with an ease.

How to Install Kodi on PS4

Installing Kodi on PS4 sounds exotic, but it is not yet possible. While Kodi is a great media centre, it has not been made available to be downloaded on PlayStation versions yet, and the developers are still working on how to make it compatible with the PS consoles.

However, there is nothing to worry if you’re looking forward to streaming the content on your PS4 screen. There’s a greater alternative with the same functionality that helps you in streaming the content to PS4 console, and it is known as Plex. Though it is not as popular as Kodi, it has got the same set of features and workability as the former one making it reliable.

Install Plex on PS4:

    • To install the Plex on your PS4 Console, start with opening the PlayStation Store on the console.
    • Here, you will find a section known as “Apps”. Select it to enter the section. The menu displays various categories. From there, enter the “Popular” section after clicking it.
    • Making sure that you are connected to the internet, scroll down the list of apps until you find the Plex icon. You need to be patient in finding it as it might be down below.
    • Click on the app and find the ‘Download’ option. Click on the ‘Download’ button and wait for the app to be installed.
  • Once the app is installed, click ‘Start’ on the app to start it. By doing this, your app will be opened from the home screen.
  • Create an account by entering the credentials on the Plex account after signing in to your PS4 console with your PlayStation details.
  • A code will then appear on the screen asking you to go to https://plex.tv/link. Click on it and complete the signing in after verifying the account with the code on the TV screen.
  • You will then get an “App Linked” confirmation message on the screen. However, the app might show an error message showing that you are connected to the server.
  • Take your smartphone and install Plex on it from the Google PlayStore and sign in to it using the same credentials you have given above. Tap on the ‘Stay in Trial mode” from the app.
  • Go to the Settings and then access the “System” to enable “Network discovery“, “Camera Roll Media” and “Advertise as Server” from there. In case if both the Android device and the PS4 are connected to the same network, you can now access the media from the smartphone to the PS4 console by selecting the Android device on the right top corner of the Plex.

Also See: Stream Kodi on Chromecast

Having said that, you can now stream the content across the web directly to your PS4 console without any difficulty. Even though Kodi is much eminent and it has many other add-ons that make it more exquisite, Plex on PS4 is equally efficient. It’s only time before the developers around the world will come up with Kodi on PS4 and till then one can stream the content on the web to their PS4 screen using the Plex Android App as mentioned above.

If you have any issues regarding the installation of Kodi on Ps4 and usage of the app or if you are facing any errors while using the app; approach us in comment section so that we can get back with suitable solutions in short time. 

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