[HOWTO] Streaming Netflix, Hulu etc to OSMC with PlayOn


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I know there has been chatter about this but there ISNT any native support what you need to do in order for this to work is have a PC or Intel Compute Stick or a NUC in anycase it needs have the following specs:

• Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista.
• Windows Internet Explorer 9 at a minimum. Latest version of Internet Explorer available for your OS is desired
• 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
• connection to a network

Using Playon you can stream these following channels to your OSMC installation

    A&E			ABC			ABC Family
    Adult Swim		Amazon Instant Video	AMC
    American Heros	Animal Planet		BET
    Bravo		Cartoon Network		CBS
    CBS News		CNBC			CNN
    Crackle		CW Seed			Destination America
    Discovery Channel	Discovery Life		Disney
    DIY Network		Encore Play		ESPN
    ESPN 3		Estrella		FilmOn
    Food Network	Fox			Fox Business
    FXNow		FYI			Great American Country
    Hallmark		HBO Go			HBO Go Latino
    HBO Now		HGTV			History
    Hulu		Hulu Latino		Investigation Discovery
    Lifetime	        Live News		Logo TV	
    Movieplex 		Play			MTV
    MTV2		National Geographic	NBA	
    NBC			NBC Classics		NBC Sports Live Extra
    Netflix		NFL 			Game Rewind
    NHL			Nick			Oprah Winfrey Network
    Oxygen		Pandora			Pluto.tv
    Qello		Redbull TV		Science
    Showtime		Spike TV		Univision
    USA Network		Velocity		Vevo
    VH1			Vimeo			Vudu
    WWE			YouTube

So install the software on your computer and enter the credentials to the accounts you have in the software once its downloaded.

you will also have to have Streaming|Casting Channels: enabled on your account this might cost a couple of bucks but it can be useful since you can stream to your Android, Apple or a whole bunch of other devices, so back to the topic next up is getting all this to work with Kodi

Either we go with upnp and add Playon as a Source or we use a Kodi addon

with upnp make sure that upnp is enabled under settings > network > upnp/dlna
enable look for remote upnp players

then add the source

Video > Files > Add Videos > Browse > UPnP Devices

And under that you will find PlayOn:

just add that it will show all the channels even those unconfigured but your ready to go at this point

another method is using Playon Browser Repository and install it from zip then go to install from repository select Lunatixz Repo and got o Video Addons and install Playon Browser then configure it under the addon settings so that the ip is pointed at your computer that has the server.

The downside is you will have to have your computer on at when you wanna watch you want to watch netflix or other services but thats what we get when they neglect the Linux platform and Kodi.

Hope this helps out in some way // Toast

PS. Merry Christmas

pps. this works for any kodi distro.


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