How to build your own Kodi media streaming box

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How to build your own Kodi media streaming box

1. Add BBC iPlayer

Browse to Videos > Add-ons. Select 'Get more...', then scroll through the list and find 'iPlayer WWW'. Select this and choose 'Install'. Once installed you'll be able to access it through Videos > Add-ons for access to both live and catchup streams.

Configure subtitles and other preferences via System > Settings > Add-ons > iPlayer WWW.

How to build your own Kodi media streaming box

2. Get ITV Player

Navigate to System > File Manager. Select 'Add Source' followed by '', enter http://www.xunitytalk.me/xfinity and select 'Done' followed by 'OK'.

Hit Esc then choose System > Settings > Add-ons > Install from ZIP file. Select xfinity from the list of locations, select 'XunityTalk_Repository.zip', hit Enter and wait for it to be installed.

How to build your own Kodi media streaming box

3. Finish installation

Now select 'Install from repository' followed by .XunityTalk Repository > Video add-ons, scroll down and select ITV. Choose Install and it should quickly download, install and enable itself.

Go to Videos > Add-ons to access live streams of six ITV channels, plus access the past 30 days of programmes through ITV Player – a big improvement on the standard seven days offered on most platforms.

How to build your own Kodi media streaming box

4. UKTV Play

Follow the instructions for ITV Player to add http://srp.nu as a source, then add the main repository via SuperRePo > isengard > repositories > superepo. Next, choose Install from repository > SuperRepo > Add-on repository > SuperRepo Category Video.

Finally, add UKTV Play from inside the SuperRepo Category Video repo to gain access to content from UKTV Play's free-to-air channels.