Development in software and evolution of the internet has to lead to a massive increase in the consumption of content via streaming.
People prefer to stream content rather than purchasing it. Today, people invest in smart TVs for their living space.
These smart TVs are capable of streaming content from various streaming services over the internet. But if you have got an old dumb TV, we are here to rescue you.
All you need is to purchase an inexpensive Google Chromecast dongle, and we have got you covered. Here, we will teach you about Kodi.
Kodi is an open-source streaming software that is capable of playing local content as well as stream it from the web. You can manually configure it using add ons and customize it to the fullest.
In this article, we are going to a complete guide on how to install Kodi on Chromecast using an Android device or a PC.
The steps are easy to follow, and you can easily make your dumb old TV into a streaming engine.
Run Kodi On Chromecast From Android Device.
Given below are the steps to run Kodi on Chromecast from Android device. Follow the easy steps to get your media set up.
Step 1. Download the following files.
Step 2. Install and run Es File Explorer and then, go to Settings>Display to make sure “Show hidden files” is ticked.
Step 3. Make sure you have connected your media center to the Kodi app.
Step 4. Now, copy the PlayerCoreFactory.xml file to “Android>Data>org.xmbc.kodi>files>.Kodi”
Step 5. Then, open the Kodi app and play the video file that you’d like.
Step 6. When you play, Android will pop up an app choice from where you can open LocalCast.
Step 7. When the app opens, you can select the device you want to stream to. Here, select your Chromecast.
Hence, you can stream content from Kodi on your Chromecast from Android.
How To Run Kodi On Chromecast From PC.
Given below are the easy steps to run Kodi on Chromecast from PC.
Step 1. Install Kodi, Chrome, and Chromecast app on your PC.
Step 2. Open Chrome and select the “cast” option from the cast extension.
Step 3. When it gets connected, your entire PC screen must be Streaming to your Chromecast.
Now you can play any video, and just shut down the monitor/screen of your PC and enjoy the content on your Chromecast.
Hence, you can run Kodi on Chromecast from PC.
In conclusion, these are the easiest ways to run Kodi on Chromecast from Android/PC. If you need any help regarding this guide, feel free to contact us. Also, share your experience with Kodi in the comments below.