How to Watch Videos from Local Storage with Kodi

Kodi is well known for its add-ons that allow watching movies and TV shows online, but you can also watch them from your local storage. The definition of local storage is broad. It can be USB flash drive, DVD, local network, hard disk or movies and TV shows you downloaded with Kodi. Playing videos from local storage has a big advantage, as those videos can be played offline, without searching for working sources and buffering issues.

Local storage

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How to Load Multiple M3U Playlists Using the Playlist Loader

The PVR IPTV Simple Client add-on is an excellent tool for loading M3U playlists. However, it has one big disadvantage. It can load only one playlist. When loading a new playlist it overwrites the old one. Most people have multiple playlists, so this is a big limitation. Fortunately, there is the Playlist Loader add-on that can load multiple playlists. This obviously makes life a lot easier.

Playlist Loader logo
Playlist Loader logo

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How to Setup Kodi Remote on Android and iOS Devices

You can control your Kodi using a physical remote control, but you can also control it using your phone. For the second option, you need first to configure Kodi to support it. Then you need to install and configure an application on your mobile device, which can be an Android or iOS device. After doing so you will be able to control Kodi with an application which is optimized for Kodi. Your remote device and your Kodi must be connected to the same local network for this to work.

Kodi remote application
Kodi remote application

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How to Add RSS Ticker to Kodi

An RSS feed is an easy way to follow news and updates. Kodi uses a cool feature called RSS ticker to display those feeds on the bottom of Kodi’s home page. This works with the default skin of Kodi or with every skin that supports RSS feeds. Unfortunately, most of the users don’t know this useful feature even exists. RSS ticker is a great way to follow news and updates without leaving Kodi.

RSS feed icon

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How to Download Movies and TV Shows with Kodi

Many Kodi users watch their favorite content online using Kodi as a streaming service for movies and TV shows. A less known feature of Kodi but an externally useful one is downloading media files to your local storage. It has significant advantages over streaming, as you can watch it at any time without buffering issues or searching for working links. You don’t even need an internet connection available.

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How to Add Weather to Kodi

Kodi is an excellent media center for watching movies and TV shows. However, it is much more than this and can provide additional services. Checking the weather forecast in your Kodi is one cool feature you should have. There are several weather services available for Kodi, and you can choose the one you prefer.

The weather service selection menu
The weather service selection menu

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