And then we will move to the Android part of the process.
To learn how to access these remote shares in Kodi, please look at Kodi media sources.
If you have media-files on a computer and you want to share them to a Kodi device, an FTP server is one option you can use.
- Connected or ability to connect to a functioning private (home) wireless or wired network.
Add a device or computer to a network - The Windows user (Administrator is preferable) that has Kodi installed, requires a password to login.
While talking about the Air Droid for Android the other day, we discussed how you can use the application to manage your phone’s data and files from your PC using a Wi Fi connection. What if you wanted to access a folder on your Windows PC on your phone and edit the files present in it?
Of course using an online backup tool is an option but you might not want to put a folder there just because of the purpose of sharing on your phone.Windows File Sharing, (also known as Common Internet File System [CIFS] or Server Message Block [SMB]), is probably the most common of all of the options for sharing media between your computer or a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device and Kodi.This page describes how to share media files using the SMB/CIFS protocol, also known as Windows file sharing, that are on a computer running Mac OS X.An early variant of the SMB protocol is known as ‘CIFS’ (Common Internet File System).CIFS is actually obsolete, so the correct term to use these days is ‘SMB’ (see the blog post Why You Should Never Again Utter The Word, "CIFS"), although ‘CIFS’ is still used sometimes when referring to SMB.If you are new to Kodi or Windows 7, please post feedback about this wiki in the above thread - Using a genuine x86_64 (64bit) or x86 (32bit) version of Windows 7 with all available and stable BIOS, driver and Windows updates completed.