Kodi is formerly known as XBMC, has been the strongest of all media players till date. It has reached this far height with the adaptability on different platforms. Xbox consoles are no new exception and accessing Kodi on it seems to be the best. Those Xbox gaming enthusiasts can now use the gaming consoles to stream or watch multimedia contents instantly. Kodi for Xbox 360 or Xbox One will let you access movies, TV shows, and more other entertainment contents.

You can choose from hundreds of official and unofficial Kodi addons to change the look and feel of Xbox console. With Kodi Xbox One, you can find Kodi addons for every other need of yours like streaming sports, news, movies, live TV, etc. If you are using any third-party Kodi addon, then it is highly recommended to install a VPN on your Xbox. A VPN will protect your privacy from ISP and trackers.

Note: Kodi has been initially available as the media player for the first-generation Xbox game console.

Unlike other platforms, Kodi Xbox 360 will neither let you access Blue0ray drive nor the external drive. If you want to transfer files between ad-hoc network, then you need to have Kodi on PC as a UPnP server to thereby access the files. For more details, you can get into the section below to install Kodi on Xbox 360/Xbox One.

How to Download Kodi for Xbox 360 & Xbox One

Installation of Kodi app for Xbox One/360 consoles is easy if you follow the procedure given below.

Note: As of now, the stable version of Kodi for Xbox One/360 is Kodi 17.6 Krypton.

Step 1: Firstly, you should connect the Xbox console to your TV.

Step 2: Navigate to click on the Xbox Store tab on the home screen.

Step 3: On the search bar, use the remote to type as Kodi.

Search for Kodi app
Search for Kodi app

Step 4: A list of suggested apps will be shown. Select Kodi from it.

Step 5: Further, click on the Get button to begin its download on Xbox.

Kodi Download for Xbox One
Kodi Download for Xbox One

Step 6: Wait for the installation to get completed. Lastly, you shall tap on the Launch option to open Kodi on either of the consoles.

Click on Launch button
Click on the Launch button

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Xbox users can install Kodi using UPnp/DLNA. The instruction below will help you to install Kodi on Xbox One/360.

Note: This method requires the Kodi app to be installed on any of the compatible devices. For instance, PC, smartphone, Firestick, Raspberry Pi, etc.

Step 1: Firstly, you should open Kodi on your device.

Kodi for Xbox 360 Download
Kodi for Xbox 360 Download

Step 2: Secondly, click on Settings/Gear icon available at the top of the left panel.

Click the Gear icon
Click the Gear icon

Step 3: After that, choose Service Settings under System’s column.

Tap Service Settings
Tap Service Settings

Step 4: Further, tap on the UPnP/DLNA option from the left pane.

Select UPnP DLNA
Select UPnP DLNA

Step 5: Meanwhile, click the Share my Libraries option on the right pane.

Enable Share my libraries
Enable Share my libraries

Step 6: Further, tap on Allow remote control via UPnP to enable it.

Choose Allow remote control via UPnP
Choose Allow remote control via UPnP

Step 7: On your Xbox, you need to select the Media Player.

Kodi for Xbox One Download
Kodi for Xbox One Download

Step 8: When Kodi app is shown on the Xbox console, choose the media library.

Step 9: You can finally access all the media contents that are shared over Kodi library right on your console.

Kodi for Xbox 360/One Alternatives

Kodi is also available for

Winding Up

Besides playing games, you can also use Kodi for Xbox 360 to stream your favourite movies, TV shows, series, etc.

We hope you have learnt the steps to download Kodi for Xbox One/360. Did you face any issues? Share it as comments and let us bring up a solution for it.