1 Install Kodi on Apple Tv 4
|| Cydia Impactor is still a work-in-progress, There might be some bugs that you face while installing Kodi. It is not for the faint of heart.
This method also requires that Kodi be re-installed every 7 days if you are using a free Apple developer account.
- Cydia Impactor
- Windows 7 or Higher or Mac OSX
- Latest version of iTunes is needed to be installed.
- Latest .deb file of Kodi for TV OS from Test builds
1.2 Converting deb into ipa
Before beginning the installation, you have to convert .deb file of Kodi into .ipa. That is because Cydia Impactor only accepts .ipa files and not .deb files. If you already know how to convert .deb into .ipa, you skip to the installation below.
- You will need to Download 7-zip and install it in your PC
- Download required kodi build from the links given above in your PC
Follow the steps given below and you will be able to convert .deb file into .ipa file.
Step 1: Right Click on .deb file of Kodi that you downloaded on your PC and Select 7-zip > Extract files. Click OK in the next Window.
Step 2: Open the resulting Folder and you will find data.tar file inside. Simply extract data.tar file with Right Click > 7-zip > Extract Files.
Step 3: Now you should have data folder and data.tar file in the folder.
Step 4: Go inside the data folder and open Applications folder. Here you will find a folder named Kodi.app.
Step 5: Here create a new folder and name it “Payload” without quotes. Now you should have 2 folders. Payload and Kodi.app folder. Make sure that the P is capital in Payload.
Step 6: Now simply drag the Kodi.app folder and drop it on top of the Payload folder. In other words, copy kodi.app and paste it inside Payload folder.
Step 7: Next you have to Right-click the Payload folder and Click 7-zip > Add to archive option.
Step 8: A new window will pop up. Here you have to make sure that the Archive format is set to zip and name the archive ending with .ipa . Something like Kodi.ipa. After that click OK.
Now you should have your kodi.ipa file ready for installation.
1.3 Installing Kodi on ATV4
Connect your Apple TV 4 with Power and make sure that it is turned ON before proceeding.
You will also need a USB-C cable. Without that, you can't connect your Apple TV with computer.
Step 1: Connect your Apple TV4 with your computer, and make sure that it is turned ON. If iTunes or some other program pops up then close that first.
Step 2: Extract the Impactor zip file somewhere in your computer and Open Impactor.exe. Don’t select “Run as Administrator” for Cydia Impactor.
Step 3: Make sure that your Apple TV is detected by Cydia Impactor. After that Drag and drop the Kodi.ipa file in Cydia Impactor.
Step 4: Cydia Impactor will ask you to Enter your Apple ID. Enter a Valid Apple ID here and click OK Cydia Impactor will start installing Kodi on your Apple TV.
Step 5: Wait for the installation to complete. Once done, simply look for Kodi icon on your Apple TV 4 main screen and Now you can open it.