Kodi Remote Control

What is Kodi?

Kodi is a free and open source media center for playing videos, music, pictures, games, and more. Kodi runs on Linux, OS X, Windows, iOS, and Android. Learn more and install from Kodi’s website.

Install Kodi and enable remote control

First you need to install Kodi:

When it's done, start Kodi

Go to Settings, then Services.

Activate the options as below. You can set the port you want instead of 8080.

Starting from Kodi 19 (Matrix), you must set a username and a password

Connect wako to Kodi

Automatic configuration

Start Kodi, open wako, go to settings > Kodi > Configure Hosts. Click on the Add button. wako will detect all Kodi hosts connected to the same network (don't forget to start Kodi first and to turn the WiFi on). Click on the desired detected host and that's it. You can now control Kodi thanks to the built-in remote control

Manual configuration

If for any reasons you have to configure a host manually, repeat the step above and click on the SKIP button. Then fill the form.

To find the host IP address, in Kodi go back to settings then go to System Information. Here on the summary part, you'll see on the right pane your IP address.

If the connection status says OK means wako has managed to connect.


wako doesn't find my kodi or cannot connect to it

Try to access from your phone browser to your kodi host via this URL: http://YOUR_KODI_HOST_IP:YOUR_KODI_HOST_PORT (for example: if you can't access to it, this is certainly a firewall issue on your host. Unfortunately, wako cannot do anything

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