And like any other program you've been using for a while, you should periodically check to see if there are any updates available.Keeping Kodi patched is important, for usability as well as security reasons.It was designed for network playback, so you can stream your multimedia from anywhere in the house or directly from the internet using practically any protocol available.

And unfortunately, keeping it up to date involves the same amount of busywork.

Since i OS does not offer automatic updates for third-party software installed via work-arounds, users will have to install updates manually in an The beauty of Kodi is that you can get it on almost any operating system, from Android TV to Raspberry Pi.

The open-source media library program, formerly known as XBMC, receives periodic updates from its creators.

Depending on your platform, installing updates can be either trivially simple or a bit of a process.

The feature's removal came to light when users installed KB4046355 on devices running Windows 10 version 1709 -- the Fall Creators Update.

This update, referred to as Feature On Demand Media Player, removes Windows Media Player from the OS, although it doesn't kill access to it entirely.But if you aren't assiduous about updating your apps, just visit the Play Store page once in a while; if an update is available, the page will let you know.If you installed Kodi as a third-party app instead, you'll need to uninstall it, then download and install the new version.According to Microsoft, the effort was intended to be as smooth as possible, however as shown in the Microsoft Connect thread, there have been some issues.According to the update announcement page, some may experience the following: Still having issues, even with the update?If you want the media player back you can install it via the Add a Feature setting.