Those of you who are regularly users of Kodi would remember that it was first released with the name XBMC, which was later changed to present Kodi for the popular media center software. Kodi is a multipurpose open source media player tool that offers its users complete control over how they want to consume audio and video content on their devices. The nature of Kodi makes doesn’t quality it to make it to the Apple’s App Store. However, users of iOS jailbreak devices can get the latest Kodi for jailbroken iPhone and iPad. See the instructions below to learn how to download Kodi for iOS and install it on jailbroken iPhone and iPad.
Many iOS users go down the road of jailbreak because of the Apple imposed restrictions don’t allow iPhone and iPad owner to fully explore the device potential with the help of software and hardware customization tweaks and apps. Apple likes to hold tight control over the manner its iOS firmware is used. But jailbreaking iOS makes it possible to enjoy some great jailbreak tweaks on iPhone and iPad that’s not possible on stock iOS firmware version.
How To Download and Install Kodi (XBMC) on Jailbroken iOS Devices
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to download and install Kodi on iOS jailbreak. It goes without saying that your device must be in jailbreak state before starting the process explained in the steps below.
Step 1 – Launch the Cydia by tapping on its icon from the home screen of your jailbroken device.
Step 2 – Now, tap on the Sources tab and then Edit > Add.
Step 3 – You will now see a pop-up dialog box, copy and paste http://mirrors.kodi.tv/apt/ios URL in the dialogue box.
Step 4 – Tap on the Add Source button when done which will install the Kodi-iOS repository.
Step 5 – Next, find Kodi-iOS on your device and install it.
Step 6 – This is where Cydia will take over the installation process. Sit back and let Cydia do its work.
Step 7 – At the end of the process, Kodi will be installed on your jailbroken device.
That’s all. You can download Kodi from Apple App Store. It means you will be required to take the indirect route to download the app by following the above instructions on a jailbroken iPhone and iPad.
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