In this article, we are going to show you the entire process How to Install Kodi on PS4 for the new users of the software. Before we proceed with, it’s always good to start with a quick into of Kodi and PS3.
PS4 – The PlayStation 4
The world of technology today has ensured that a majority section of the world’s population is aware of the popular gaming console Play Station 4, also popularly known as the PS4.
A popular home video game console, PS4 is one of the best selling consoles of all times and was launched as a successor to the Play Station 3. While playing their favourite video games, the users of PS 4 can also enjoy the benefits of popular media and streaming sites like Amazon Prime and Netflix.
The gaming console also supports Blu Ray and DVD playback along with 3D functionality. Although the console does not support the playing of a CD, the user can play custom music and video files with the help of USB drives using a Media Playing application.
One of the best and most popular media playing application that the users can use for viewing content is that of Kodi. Formerly known as X-Box Media Centre (XBMC), Kodi is a free and open-source media playing software that is available for multiple operating systems and hardware platforms.
Kodi can also support the playback option of various audio, video and image formats along with playlists, weather forecast reporting, slideshows and other third-party plug-ins.
How To Install Kodi on PS4
Since Kodi is unavailable for download on PS 4, the question remains whether the user can download the media player for viewing content via PS 4 on the big screen.
Here we have described the process using plex to install Kodi on PS4. However ardent users can use an alternative method. If you prefer to install Kodi on PS4 without using plex, refer this site kodips4.com
Steps to download Kodi on PS4
The process of downloading Kodi on PS4 is fairly simple. One simply needs a PLEX account and then log in with the ID. For doing so, the steps given below can be followed.
- Visit the Google Play Store and download the PLEX app on your Android device.
- After the app is downloaded, create a PLEX ID and wait till it gets connected to the media.
- Login to the PLEX account using the ID and then click on the ‘Stay in Trial Mode’ option.
- Go to settings and select the option of ‘System’. Enable the ‘Advertise as a Server’, ‘Show Camera Roll Media’ and ‘Network Discovery’ options.
Steps to Install Kodi on PS4
Now download the PLEX app from the Play Station Store on your PS4 to get the app on your device. This can be done by following these steps.
- Launch the PlayStation app on your device and click on the ‘Apps’ section to open it.
- Scroll down on the list of Popular apps till you find the PLEX app.
- Download the app and click on the ‘Start’ button to access it.
- Log in to the account using your login credentials.
- After signing into the PLEX account on the Play Station console, a code will be displayed which can be used to navigate on PLEX’s official site.
- The user can now access Kodi streaming service on his PS 4 and enjoy the live streaming options.
Please ensure that your Android device and Play Station are connected to the same network connection so that the user can easily stream media content using his Android Device.
Though the process seems long, it is actually a very simple process and the user can enjoy the combined benefit of Kodi and Play Station 4.
When the user installs Kodi with the help of PLEX, he can also get the benefits of the PLEX application which is very similar to that of Kodi. some of the other benefits include the high audio and video quality of the Kodi software.
When processed with the Play Station 4, it is one of the best possible combinations available out there.
Also, the various add-ons provided by Kodi have always attracted its users and the idea of being able to access these benefits on the Play Station is an added benefit for the fans of both the devices.
Though the developers of Kodi are still busy on making a version of the application which is suitable for downloading on Play Station 4 directly, the makers have launched several Kodi Game add on that are important and play a pivotal role for the Kodi application to run smoothly on your Play Station 4.