We have recently received a question on how to install Kodi on Hisense smart tv and decided to whip up this guide together.
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Hisense Smart TVs work like most other smart TVs such as Samsung and LG. This is because they run on a customized Android operating system which allows you to install third-party Android apps to smart TV such as Kodi etc.
Features Of Hisense Smart TV
Hisense Smart TVs run on android and allow you to install android apps as well as have the standard well-known apps in their app store such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, and other well-known streaming apps.
- Some Hisense Smart TVs are 4K resolution
- Lots of streaming-based applications to install natively
- Built-in Wifi and Ethernet port
- DTS sound system
- Smoother bit rates
But what really opens up your Hisense Smart TV is installing Kodi on it which will give you a wealth of content to watch without needing any more streaming applications on your smart TV.
Installing Kodi On Hisense Smart TV
To install Kodi on your Hisense Smart TV you will need to make sure your TV runs on the Android operating system and is not a Roku TV Hisense smart TV otherwise you won’t be able to download Kodi to the Roku TV version.
But if you have the Android TV you can continue and follow the steps below:
- Turn on your Hisense Smart TV
- Press the Home button on your remote
- Go to the Google Play Store
- Search for Kodi
- Click the Download button
- Choose Install
- Now open Kodi
That’s it you now have installed Kodi to your Hisense smart TV. If you have the Roku TV version of Hisense then you can follow the alternative method below to get Kodi working.
How To Get Kodi Working On Hisense Roku Smart TV
The problem with this version of Hisense is there is no google play app store and the TV does not run on an android system but runs on Roku closed source operating system giving you very limited ways to add third-party apps to the smart TV.
But the only way to use Kodi on the Roku Tv versions is to cast through your smartphone or tablet to the Hisense smart TV.
To do this follow the below steps:
- Connect your smartphone to the same Wireless network as your Hisense Roku TV
- Download Kodi onto your Android smartphone
- Open Kodi and choose a movie or live TV channel
- Now pull the screen down on the top of your smartphone
- Choose the Cast icon inside the notification control panel
- Select your Hisense Roku TV
- Now your phone will cast the IPTV to your Hisense Smart TV
That’s it you now have cast to a Roku version of the Hisense Tv without any issues.
How To Cast Kodi To A Hisense Smart TV Using A Windows PC
This is very straightforward to do but first, you must make sure you have downloaded and installed Kodi from here.
Then simply play a Movie, Live TV channel, or IPTV from within the Kodi platform and press Windows Key + K together and this will bring up the casting option from your Windows PC or laptops sidebar.
Then choose your Hisense Smart TV and Kodi will now start to stream on your TV. You can also change the projection such as duplicating what’s on your PC screen or using your Hisense TV as an extension to your laptop screen.
Is Kodi Free To Use On My Hisense?
Yes with Kodi being an open-source platform it will always be free to use no matter what device you choose to put it on
Is Hisense Smart TV Good?
Yes, it’s a decent brand not as good as Samsung TV, LG TVs but it has android running in the background so can do all the same things.
Can Use Kodi On Hisense 4K UHD Smart Laser TV?
Unfortunately no there is no way to use Kodi on this device as it does not have any type of way to add android apps to it.
What Hisense Models Does Kodi Not Work On?
Kodi will not install on both the Hisense Roku TV model and the Hisense Smart Laser TV.
Many of you may have Hisense Smart TVs but never knew that you can natively install Kodi to them easily using the Google Play Store.
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