The following tutorial will help you to install Trakt on Kodi and how to set up and use it for multiple add-ons and platforms. These steps will work on all Kodi devices irrespective of the operating system.
Trakt is an awesome media tracking tool, which helps you in maintaining the watch history across various media devices and platforms. However, Trakt is capable of doing more than just keeping the log of your watch history, it lets you connect with people and gives you suggestion by analyzing your watch history.
Mainly, what Trakt do is it sync the content which you watching across multiple devices and platforms as well. This is known as Scrobbling and it really makes it easier for tracking our Media content progress.
Some of the platforms on which you can integrate Trakt are:
- Kodi (Supports Multiple add-ons)
- Cinema APK
- And a few other popular media content services.
On all of the above platforms, you can integrate Trakt and can control your Movies and TV Shows progress.
In order to use Trakt on Kodi, you just have to register for a free account on the official website of Trakt. Even you don’t need to install any extra stuff on Kodi for using Trakt, you can access all of the details from your account by just visiting the official Trakt site.
How To Setup And Install Trakt On Kodi
Trakt is a freemium service, means you can use the free version of Trakt with ads and can also access the premium version without any ads for just 2.5$ per month.
So below are the details on setting up and installing Trakt on Kodi.
Get A Trakt.tv Account
The first thing you need to do is registering for a Trakt account. All of the information will be saved on your account and you can access it from multiple devices as well.
Steps to register Trakt Account
Step 1: Open the Trakt TV website from any of your device’s browser. Then select “Join Trakt For Free” option.
Step 2: Now enter the details, Your username, password, and email id.
Step 3: Then click on “Join Trakt” button for further proceedings.
Note: Trakt also lets you sign up with Twitter, Facebook or Google accounts.
Step 4: Then customize your Trakt profile by entering the Display Name, Gender, Location and Date Of Birth. And press Next after it.
Step 5: Now, you have to select a few genres which you are interested in for a better recommendation. Select Next Steps after that.
Step 6: On the next page, you can choose the Movies or TV Shows which you are currently watching or planning to watch. You can leave it blank also for adding them later. Then Click Next Button.
Step 7: Then you will see the option for selecting your social media profiles if you want to share on social platforms or you can also skip the step by not selecting any and clicking on next step.
Step 8: Trakt gives multiple options for sending you to push notifications, you can choose the chrome, push bullet and other options for getting updates from your profile. Then select continue to visit the dashboard.
Finally: You have got your Trakt Account, you can follow the below steps for integrating Trakt on Kodi and see how you can use it.
Steps To Install Trakt On Kodi
You can easily get Trakt for Kodi from the official repository of Kodi. You don’t need to install any third party add-ons for accessing it. But before that make sure have enabled the apps from unknown sources option before installing it.
Trakt is available inside the Kodi Add-on Repository.
Illustrated Steps For Trakt Kodi Installation:
After granting the permission for the third-party application. You can access it easily from the program add-ons of Kodi.
Step 1: From the home screen of your Kodi. Select Add-ons.
Step 2: Now, Go to the addons browser from the upper left corner of the screen and clicking on the Dropbox-like icon.
Step 3: Inside the Add-ons Browser, select install from the repository.
Step 4: Now, select the Kodi Addon Repository from the repository section.
Step 5: Inside the Kodi Addon Repository section, select the program addons.
Step 6: Now from program add-ons, scroll down until you see Trakt, Select Trakt for installation screen.
Step 7: Then you will come up with the Trakt installation screen. Select Install to install Trakt on Kodi.
Step 8: After a few seconds you will get a notification of “Trakt addon installed” on Kodi. Now you can open it from the Add-ons > Program Add-ons section.
After you have successfully installed Trakt on Kodi, we will see how to set it up for Kodi.
How To Setup Trakt On Kodi
Now you have to configure Trakt for Kodi by entering your credentials and later you can authorize it for individual add-ons.
So first, let us authorize it.
Authorize Trakt Kodi Addon
Step 1: From Kodi home screen, Select Add-ons > My Add-ons
Step 2: Then select Program Add-ons.
Step 3: Now select Trakt.
Step 4: Then inside the Trakt screen, select Configure.
Step 5: Select Settings from the popup window.
Step 6: Then from the Trakt Settings window, Select “How do I authorize Trakt addon to access my Trakt account” from the general settings.
Step 7: Then you will see the Trakt Authorization window, there you can scan the QR code and even authorize Trakt by entering the Code which is given.
Step 8: If you want to authorize Trakt with code, go to https://www.trakt.tv/activate and sign in with your Trakt account. Enter the code on the activation screen and click continue.
Step 9: Click Confirm to authorize the Trakt Addon for Kodi. (Authorization Successful)
Step 10: Check the authorization by seeing the name of your account from the Trakt Settings window.
Now you have authorized and connected your Kodi with Trakt account successfully. To sync the data of individual add-ons you have to authorize them one by one with similar steps.
Authorize Trakt On Individual Kodi Addons
So if you want to use Trakt with add-ons then you have to manually authorize each of the addons.
You can do that simply by following the below steps:
Go to Add-ons > Video add-on section of Kodi.
Select the addon with whom you want to integrate the Trakt.
Then on the next screen, select Configure
Now, select the accounts tab inside the addon setting screen.
Now, select the Authorization inside the Account tab.
Then in order to authorize the addon, you have to go to the official link of the Trakt https://trakt.tv/activate there you can enter the code for the addon.
Note: It is the similar process as we authorized Trakt. You can do the same for any of the add-ons which do support Trakt.
After authorization of Trakt, you will see the Name of your account on the Addon tab.
So now you got to know about Trakt and how to install and use it on Kodi, now you can enjoy your Movies and TV shows on Kodi and Trakt will automatically sync the progress with your account. After a few days of using it, Trakt will start providing a similar suggestion. However, with the above guide it is pretty easy to install Trakt on Kodi, in case you met with any kind of error, do let us know by dropping in the comment section and we will revert back.
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