Can You Get Kodi On Roku?

People who uses these Software individually may at least think once that what will be the experience both of them can bring together. But is it possible to get the Kodi entertainment center on Roku? If somebody asks me this question, my straight away answer will be a No. But it doesn’t mean that there is no option to get this set up done. Even if there is no direct option to enable direct connectivity between these two, still there are some work around available to make it possible.


The Kodi is designed to work with Operating Systems like Android, Windows etc. With the help of devices running on these platforms, users can easily get Kodi for Roku. The basic scenario for making this possible is to use the Screen sharing feature of your Android or Windows based devices. The users can then run the Kodi app on their devices and with the help of screen sharing the same will be displayed in the Roku also.
Kodi is yet to provide any official solution to make it run on Roku. Till the time, they will come up with a solution for this, we have no other option than the screen mirroring. However, it is found that this will not give the users the actual experience of enjoying the Kodi. It just works like an expansion only and hence has some limitations as well. But we have no other option available till now and hence forced to follow this process only. It is also observed that the Kodi is not that much important for Roku to provide a good quality entertainment.

Roku itself is strong enough to provide the users with the best video and music experience. All you required for this is a very good internet connection. So, unless if it is not that much necessary, we recommend using the Kodi and Roku separately as it can provide a much better performance experience to the users.


How to Install Kodi for Roku

Even if there is no direct option to run Kodi on Roku in an official way, still users can find some options throughout the internet for getting this done. All those options uses the Screen Mirroring feature to make the Kodi run on Roku. If you are searching for a way to run Kodi on Roku without screen mirroring, you will probably end with no results. So, we recommend you follow the easy steps with the help of screen mirroring if you want to enjoy the all good Kodi for Roku. Using this feature, you can either make the Kodi run for Roku through your Android devices or through your Windows devices.

Before starting with the Kodi on Roku install process, please make sure to follow the below two important steps.
Both the Roku and the Android / Windows device should be connected to the same network.
The screen mirroring option is available in Android and Windows smartphones only and not in iPhones. So, make sure to use a Windows / Android device only for this process.
Once you are ready with the devices, the next step is to enable the screen mirroring in your Roku and the smartphones. In Roku, you can find this option in the settings menu, for Roku running on versions v.5.6 and above. For older versions, you can’t find this option and hence it will not work with your smartphones. The same feature need to be enabled in your smartphones as well. The presence of this option may vary in different phones, but in most cases it comes under the display option.
After successfully enabling this feature in the Roku and the smartphone you can simply connect these two devices. Then your smartphones display will be shared to your TV through Roku. This is the easiest way to run Kodi on Roku stick without computer.