Smart TV’s are here to stay and these are without a doubt the future of television. But of what use it is when you cannot stream free Movies, TV Shows, Live Sports, and Live IPTV channels in it? Your answer lies within Kodi.
Kodi is a free media player for watching free entertainment media content. Installing Kodi on Samsung Smart TV will do wonders and you can enjoy non-stop entertainment. We have provided a guide on how to install Kodi on a Samsung Smart TV.
Why do we Need Kodi for Samsung TV?
There is only one straight answer to this question. Kodi is the best streaming player, do not forget it is also a free open-source player. This means, you can stream the latest media content for free.
Samsung Smart TV on the other hand is really very smart when it comes to streaming media content. Therefore, you require a smarter media player to match a Smart TV. Majority of the Smart TV’s are powered by Android, but not Samsung Smart TV as they are powered by Tizen OS. However, we have found many ways on how to install Kodi on Samsung Smart TV.
Can I install Kodi on my Samsung Smart TV
Kodi audience must know that Kodi software or Kodi App is easily available on Google Play Store. It requires no effort to install Kodi on Android devices. However, Kodi users must also remember that Samsung Smart TV’s is not supported by Android OS. So technically, you do not install Kodi directly on Samsung Smart TV.
However, there is a reason why you call them Smart TV’s, because they’re really smart. Samsung Smart TV’s do support Android TV boxes or Android devices. You can always connect your Android phone or your PC to the Samsung Smart TV. There you have it, with cast screen method you can install Kodi on Samsung Smart TV.
How to Install Kodi on Samsung Smart TV via Casting Screen Method
As discussed earlier, Samsung Smart TV is supported by Tizen OS. This means that you can run Kodi on Samsung Smart TV via casting screen method. It is a method where you require an assistance of your smartphone or PC to get Kodi on Samsung Smart TV. We will use the help of Chromecast, Roku Player, and Android TV Boxes to install Kodi.
How to Install Kodi on Samsung Smart TV Using Chromecast
Step 1: First you need to make sure that your Wireless Network is ON.
Step 2: Connect your Smartphone and Samsung Smart TV to the same Wireless Network
Step 3: Make sure that you have Kodi installed on your Smartphone before you proceed. Here is the guide on how to install Kodi on Android. You can also install Kodi from Google Play Store.
Step 4: Now install Chromecast on Android Smartphone that can also be available on Google Play Store
Step 5: Go to Google Play Store again and install Google Home app
Step 6: Now is the time to Connect Google Chromecast to Samsung Smart TV
Step 7: Open Google Home App on your Smartphone and click on Cast screen / Audio option available at front menu.
Step 8: Upon clicking on Cast Screen / Audio option you will see your mobile screen on your Smart TV. Hence, open Kodi and stream Movies and TV Shows.
Use Kodi on Samsung Smart TV with Roku
Before we begin installation process for Kodi on Samsung Smart TV using the help of Roku, we must clarify something. Kodi is not available in Roku, but it can be available using Mirror screening. View our complete guide on how to install Kodi on Roku.
Step 1: Your Smartphone must have Kodi installed.
Step 2: Connect your Smartphone and your Roku device to the same Wireless Network
Step 3: Open Roku Player > Go to Settings > System > Now proceed towards Screen Mirroring > Enable or Turn ON Screen Mirroring option
Step 4: Now open your Smartphone > Go to Google Play Store > Type Mirroring Screen App > Install any mirroring app from the list
Step 5: Connect your Smartphone to Samsung Smart TV and enjoy complete features of Kodi on Samsung Smart TV
Install Kodi on Samsung Smart TV Using Android TV Box
Step 1: First you are required to ‘Connect’ your Android TV Box to Samsung Smart TV
Step 2: On your Android TV Box, search for Kodi app and Install if you haven’t already installed
Step 3: Open Kodi and stream all the media content there is on Kodi. This is the simplest of the methods to run Kodi on Samsung Smart TV.
Samsung Smart TV Features that Appeals Kodi Users
Kodi Samsung Smart hub is the ultimate choice for streaming free media content. Some of the best features of Samsung Smart TV are listed below that explains why you need Kodi on Smart TV:
- Control your Samsung Smart TV and Kodi with voice interaction
- Best streaming experience with best video quality
- Connect Kodi through a Network device and stream for free all day long
- Install Gaming addons with Kodi and play games on your Samsung Smart TV
How to Use Kodi on Samsung Smart TV
When you are done loading Kodi on Samsung Smart TV, you are now ready to use Kodi. The first thing that you require for free media streaming is to enable ‘Apps from Unknown Source’. You could do that by launching Kodi > Go to Settings > Then click on System Settings > Select Add-ons > Enable Apps from Unknown Sources.
Once you do that you are able to install third-party Kodi add-ons. Follow the instructions to install Covenant on Kodi and stream Movies and TV Shows all day long without having to spend a penny.
To Wrap Things Up
There is no direct method to install Kodi on Samsung Smart TV and that is because it does not support Android OS. If it had supported Android OS, Kodi would have easily installed on Smart TV. In this guide, we provided you a detailed method on how to install Kodi on Samsung Smart TV through cast screen method. This way, you can enjoy all the latest and free media streaming content on Samsung Smart TV.