Kodi 17 Krypton is the latest version of the popular media player and management tool for Android, iOS and PC. In this guide, we are going to show an easy way to fix or reduce buffering issue on Kodi 17 / 17.1 Krypton. If you are regular Kodi user, then you might want to make note of the instructions in this guide to enjoy buffering-free Kodi experience even on older devices and slow networks.
Kodi is among the best media management tool currently available on various digital platforms. Team behind Kodi has been severely criticized, especially by those who don’t have a complete understanding of what it does and how to use it. Kodi is unavailable officially on iOS because Apple thinks it violates company’s policies. But that doesn’t mean you can’t download it on iOS devices, here’s a guide on how to get latest Kodi 17.1 Krypton for iOS 10 devices, Android users can manually install it by following this guide to download Kodi for Android. PC Windows and Mac users can download and install Kodi for PC for free.
However, many users are reporting an issue that’s nightmare for anyone who likes watching and streaming movies, shows and videos online and that problem is video buffering. If you have been facing excessive buffering while streaming video on Kodi, you might want to keep on reading this guide as we are going to explain a step-by-step guide on how you can fix buffering issues on Kodi 17 / 17.1 Krypton.
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Thankfully, the process of fixing Kodi Krypton buffering problem isn’t too difficult. Anyone can fix it by following the steps in the guide below. Although this tutorial works to reduce to buffering on Kodi 17/17.1 Krypton, however, we cannot guarantee that it will completely eliminate the bugger issue altogether, especially on older devices and slow networks.
How to Reduce / Fix Buffering Problem on Kodi 17 / 17.1 Krypton
1 – Launch Kodi on your device.
2 – Open File Manager.
3 – Add this source: http://repo.hackmykodi.com/
4 – Now, select Add-ons option.
5 – Click on the package icon located in the top-left of the interface and tap the Install from zip file to select the recently added source in the step-3.
6 – Next, select program-add-ons.
7 – Now, select system-settings.
8 – Select the .zip file with advanced settings mentioned in its name.
9 – Go back to the return the Add-ons screen.
10 – Open the Easy Advanced Settings add-on.
11 – Here, select Edit Settings > Network Settings followed by selecting Network.
12 – Select cacheMemBufferSize from the next menu where you need to delete the ‘DISABLED’ text and enter 419430300 in its place.
13 – After that, select bufferMode and then select 1.
14 – Next, select readbufferfactor and delete ‘DISABLED’ and enter 4.
15 – Quickly tap/click three times on the two small dots at the top of the list and select Write XML File.
16 – Once all the above options are finalized you can exit Settings.
That’s all. Enjoy Kodi experience with lot less buffering.
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