Kodi is one of the most desirable and most needed apps on any smart TV. Kodi is a video streaming player in which you can play any videos from your library. Plex is also doing the same function with lot of customization. Though Kodi serves the same video streaming function, Plex add-on is available in Kodi. With Plex on Kodi, you can stream any content from your Plex library easily. If you have only Kodi on your Firestick smart TV for streaming videos, Plex is a great alternative for you.
Plex is available for all the Android, iOS smartphones and PCs. It is supported on Amazon Firestick, Roku and other similar devices. It comes with three subscription plans. $4.99/month for a monthly subscription, $39.99/year for a yearly subscription and $149.99 for a lifetime subscription. Though many video streaming players are available for free. Plex is having a considerable amount of users. With all the customization options and extra premium features, it is worth buying. Follow the below instructions to install Plex on Kodi.
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Features of Plex
Plex on Kodi will give the greatest streaming experience which no app can give and this is mainly due to the outstanding features of the Plex. Here are the features of Plex.
- One of the iconic features of Plex is that it will convert the streaming file into a format that your system supports. If your smart TV doesn’t support HD videos, it will convert its quality to lower format so that your smart TV will stream it without any trouble.
- In Plex, your media library can be organized and customized in many different formats and styles you like.
- Since it is available for smartphones and PCs, you can use Plex player throughout your devices.
- With a single subscription account, you can share your content with other 100 Plex accounts.
- With Plex on Kodi, you will get to stream any video in format.
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Steps to Install Plex on Kodi
The installation process of Plex on Kodi is an easy process as the Plex Add-on is available in Kodi Repository.
#1 Tap Add-ons in the left side panel of the Kodi Home screen.
#2 Click the Installer icon in the top left corner of the Add-ons window.
#3 Choose Install from Repository in the next screen.
#3 Choose Video Add-ons in the list of options available in the window.
#4 In the next screen, you will see a list of video add-ons that Kodi supports. Click on the Plex add-on.
#5 Now tap the Install button to start the installation process.
#6 Click the OK button to confirm your installation.
#6 If the installation is done, you will be notified in the top right corner of the Kodi window.
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Steps to activate Plex account on Kodi
Since Plex is a subscription-based service, you need to link the Plex account to your smart TV.
#1 Open the Plex addon and click Sign In.
#2 A code of four digits will be displayed on your screen. Take a note of that code.
#3 Now, in your mobile or PC, go to the Plex activation link https://plex.tv/link.
#4 Login to any of the method you prefer.
#5 In the next screen, type the four-digit code and click the Link button to link your account to your smart TV.
#6 After doing the above steps, you will see that your Plex account is linked to your smart TV.
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By using the steps above, install Plex on Kodi and stream anything and everything in your library. With Plex on Kodi, you can play audio files too as the Plex is having an inbuilt audio player. On Plex premium, you can stream live TV channels too. Amidst of all the free streaming services, subscription-based Plex has its own audience and users. If you have any doubts or queries, let us know in the comments section.