Kodi is a popular open-source media player to play and stream any media content on your devices. Kodi is available for all the OS and platforms like Android, iOS, PCs, firestick, chromecast, android boxes, etc. Roku is one such media streaming device to stream various contents to your screens. Kodi for Roku is a dream for many as if the two software combine together you get a powerful never-ending media hub. In this article, let us see how to install Kodi on Roku 4, 3, 2 using the simplest methods.

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What is Roku?

Roku is a media streaming box like the Apple TV. It has a lot of contents on various channels to stream Netflix, Hulu, Amazon prime video, YouTube, Sling, etc. Roku is one of the best alternatives of firestick. There are more than 4800 channels on Roku and is constantly growing. Also, Roku is available for many platforms as mentioned above. So you could watch your favourite shows on your Roku connected TV and continue watching on your phone when you are out.

Kodi on Roku – Is it possible?

Kodi is similar to Apple TV when it comes to the build. It has a closed operating system that no can figure out how to crack or jailbreak it. Technically speaking there is nothing called Roku jailbreaking. There is no proper way to jailbreak Roku. So the only possible way to get Kodi on Roku is by screen mirroring. You can cast the content playing on Kodi to the Roku connected device. So let us see how to screen mirror Kodi on Roku 4, 3 and 2.

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Kodi on Roku Using Screen Mirroring

Screen Mirroring on Roku 3 or more is easy as these devices have this capability to cast contents by default. Follow the steps below.

Note: Make sure your Roku and the Kodi installed device are connected on the same WiFi network.

#1 Using your Roku remote, press the Home button.

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#2 Go to Settings.

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#3 Scroll down and select the System menu.

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#4 Under the System menu, select Screen mirroring.

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#5 Under Screen mirroring select the Screen mirroring mode.

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Now you will have to select how Roku should respond when a device is available to mirror.

Prompt: You will have to confirm every time when a device is ready to cast with your Roku’s remote.

Always: This lets Roku connect with devices immediately.

Never: Selecting this never allows and blocks all devices from connecting.

#6 Now enable Cast under the Wireless Display (This setting may vary with devices).

#7 Tap on the Roku device you want to connect with your Kodi installed device. Now the Kodi device will be ready

Kodi on Roku Using PC

Let us now see how to install Kodi on Roku using a Windows PC or Linux PC. Firstly install the Kodi app on your PC and follow the steps below. This process also involves screen mirroring to get Kodi on Roku.

#1 On your PC, go to Settings or swipe on the right edge.

#2 Click on Connect. This will search for available wireless displays and audio devices to connect.

#3 Search for Project on settings. Click Add a Wireless Display.

#4 Click on your Roku device when displayed and connect to it.

Immediately you could see your Kodi mirrored to your Roku connected TV.

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To Sum up

These are the simplest methods by which one could get Kodi for Roku. Both of these methods are easy for anyone to set up within minutes and get to stream immediately. As mentioned above, you have achieved Kodi on Roku without jailbreaking your Roku device. Comment below if you face any difficulties installing Kodi on Roku.