Back Up Kodi: How To Using Easy Method

Back Up Kodi: How To Using Easy Method – This article will show you how to back up Kodi/XBMC settings. This will be useful if you have bought another Kodi Box and want to transfer your Kodi settings to the new device. This way, you will have consistent settings for both Kodi devices.

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Backing Up Your Kodi Settings is Easy

Related : Kodi Settings Back Up

Reasons to Back Up Kodi Settings

Setting up Kodi to your liking took time. It is wise to back up your Kodi settings as soon as possible just in case something happens. You can also use this back up to clone your Kodi setting on another device. This way, you will have the exact configuration you like on your new device.

Back Up Kodi: How To Using Easy Method

It is very easy to back up your Kodi setting. Just follow our easy guide below.

Procedure 1. Go to System then “Settings”.

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Settings

Procedure 2. Select “Add-ons”.

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Add Ons

Procedure 3. Select “Get Add-ons”.

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Get Add-Ons

Procedure 4. Choose “XBMC.org Add-ons” repository.

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Kodi/XBMC Repository

Procedure 5. Choose “Program Add-ons” category.

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Program Add-on

Procedure 6. Choose “XBMC Backup” add-on listing.

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XBMC Back Up

Procedure 7. Select the “Install” button. Wait for the add-on to install completely.

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Install the Add On

Procedure 9 .Go back to the main menu and select the “PROGRAMS” menu.

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Programs Menu

Procedure 10. Choose your “XBMC Backup” add-on.

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Kodi/XBMC Back Up

Procedure 11. .Select “Backup” to backup Kodi Settings.

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Back Up Kodi/XBMC

Procedure 12 . Select “OK” button when you see “Error: Remote path doesn’t exist”.

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Click Ok when you see this message

Procedure 13. Choose “Browse Remote Path”.

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Browse Your Path

Procedure 14. Choose the backup folder to save build.

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Choose Back Up Folder

Procedure 15. Select “OK” on the right side panel.

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Choose “OK”

Procedure 16. Select “OK” at the bottom panel to save it.

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Choose “OK” from the Bottom Panel

Procedure 17. Select “XBMC Backup” add-on once more time.

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Kodi / XBMC Back Up

Procedure 18. Select “Backup” again.

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Back Up Option

Procedure 19. Let the process complete. Your whole settings will be saved in the backup folder you previously chose.

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Backed Up Setting

Procedure 20. Copy this backup folder to your new device using USB or an external hard disk.

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Copy Your Back Up To USB or Extrenal Hard Disk

Now you have to put your “Backup Folder” in on your New Device.  Launch XBMC and then follow Procedures 1 to 20 above so you can install the Backup add-on onto your new Kodi device. Instead of choosing “Back Up”, now you have to choose “Restore”. Define your “Restore” folder on your new device where your Kodi/XBMC Back Up is located.

Procedure 21. Once your restore folder is specified, press the “Restore” function again.

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Restore

Procedure 22. Choose the Restore build you want to load onto this device.

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Choose The Back Up To Restore

Procedure 23. Wait a minute for the process to complete again.

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Restoring The Back Up To The New Device

Procedure 24. After restoring your back up on the new device, restart it and your will have a clone of your Kodi settings on it.

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