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How to watch and record
live TV on Kodi

Kodi is an award-winning free media center for playing videos, music, TV, pictures, games, and more, there are many ways to bring live TV into Kodi, however if you are looking for a simple, high quality, buffering free Live TV expirirence, the solution is to use a supported “PVR backend”.

The VBox TV Gateway is a network TV router and PVR converting the broadcast singal from your Aerial (Terrestrial), Cable or Satellite to IP and stream it accross your home network.
A single VBox can be connected to multiple Kodi players, allowing you to watch and record live TV in full broadcast queality directly from Kodi.

The VBox TV Gateway advantages:

  • Simple setup using the VBox PVR add-on found in Kodi
  • Watch Live TV direcctly on Kodi – in full broadcast quality
  • Record – live, schedule and series TV
  • Program Guide
  • Timeshift
  • Channel icons
  • Sort channels by LCN (channel number)
  • Genre colors
  • TV anywhere – stay connected even when you’re on the road
  • Cast program and recording from VBox live TV apps to your Kodi
  • and more

Installation Guide

Download Kodi

1. Get the latest Kodi version for your device

2. Install Kodi

How to enable PVR add-ons in
Kodi 17 Krypton

1. Connect the Kodi to the same router as your VBox

2. Run Kodi

3. Go to Add-ons

my add ons with pvr addons

4. Select My add-ons

5. And go to the PVR Clients

add on pvr list

6. Find the VBox TV Gateway PVR Client

7. Click on it to configure the PVR add-on

add on configiration

Configuring the VBox TV Gateway Live TV PVR add-on for Kodi

1. Go to Configure

add on connection settings

2. Select “Connection (Internal) to enter the VBox’s IP address

add on ip ddress

3. Enter your VBox IP address

To Find The VBox IP Address, Run One Of The VBox Free Live TV Apps For IOS/Android/Windows 10/Firefox or Look In Your Router’s DHCP Setting

4. Press Done to accept the IP address

add on with ip

5. Press OK to complete the add-on setup

add on settings page

6. Press “Enable” to start the add-on

7. Wait until Kodi finishes to collect all the TV channels, recordings and TV guide

add on enabled

8. Verify that the add-on is enabled

You can now go to “TV” to watch and record live TV

Live TV with channel list

Supported Apps and Devices