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Kodi for iOS is a full port of Kodi/XBMC to Apple's iOS operating-system. iOS supports both 720p and 1080p hardware accelerated video decoding of H.264 videos, and is compatible several Apple's iDevice's and Apple TVs that uses Apple A4 or higher SoC processors with a jailbroken iOS operating-system or an Apple development certificate to sign the .ipa file with. iOS has full touchscreen support as well as video-out cable support for iDevices.
1 Main topics
Other iOS-specific wiki pages for topics, guides, and advice. For everything else, standard Kodi pages will normally apply.
| HOW-TO:Install Kodi for iOS|
| iOS FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions for iOS, including iDevices and Apple TV.
| Tips and tricks
Boost performance, troubleshoot, enhance, and more.
| Helpful applications|
| Device specific info
|| Touch controls|
Touch screen devices, such as those for Android and iOS, have a number of default functions and can also be modified using a touchscreen.xml keymap. The ability to change these controls with a keymap file was added in v13.
| Supplemental tools
|| Random notes|
2.1 Apple TV 2
- As of v15.0, Kodi no longer supports the Apple TV 2. For step by step installation guide, follow HOW-TO:Install Kodi on Apple TV 2.
2.2 Apple TV 3
- Kodi is not supported on Apple TV 3 because there is no jailbreak for this device and it's impossible to sideload an application on it.
2.3 Apple TV 4 and 5 (HD and 4K)
- Apple TV 4 and 5 (also called Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K) are supported by Kodi. For step by step Installation guide, follow HOW-TO:Install Kodi on Apple TV 4 and 5 (HD and 4K).
2.4 iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
- To install Kodi for iOS you must have one of the following:
- a jailbroken iDevice running iOS 6.0 or higher
- a normal iDevice running iOS 6.0 or higher and a Mac running Xcode 7 and higher
- For hardware: iPad (1,2,3,4), iPad Air (1,2), iPad Mini (1,2,3), iPhone (4, 4s, 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6+, 6s, 6s+), iPod touch (4, 5, 6).
4 Random notes
Feel free to place various notes, tips, and links here. As this section of the wiki gets more organized, those notes will be properly sorted. Consider this like a dumping ground for when you're not sure where to put something.
- A community build of Kodi that has hardware video acceleration for 64-bit iOS devices: https://github.com/linusyang/xbmc/releases