How to shut down Kodi correctly

back 2 basics

How to shut down Kodi correctly

How to Close Down Kodi Properly and Why?

Here is an insight on How to close your Kodi down properly and why you should close it down correctly

How to properly Close Kodi

The android operating system is all to good for us to press the home or the back (return) button thinking we have close the app/program.

But we haven’t because it still runs in the background and the Android box is exactly the same.

If you are playing any stream you MUST stop it first.

Once you have stopped the stream you can then proceed to turn your machine,box of the correct way by clicking on the Power/Stop icon on the bottom left hand side of the screen.

 

KODI

 

After pressing the power button, a pop-up will appear.

 

KODI EXIT

 

 

After pressing the Exit on the menu that appears your machine will close down properly(could take up to 20 seconds).

Why it is so important to close Kodi properly.

Kodi it self as a program is very powerful.

It is also doing many things in the back ground basically every time you turn it on like add-on updates, system maintenance, system updates and system cleaning.

Most of the problems will and do occur when you don’t close the machine/box down correctly.

You can loose icons,Turn on to a blank screen,user data folder that could be corrupted and add-ons that have disappeared.

All for the sake of 2 clicks and 20 seconds.

And the reason being why it takes that 20 seconds (ish) is because its finishing of all its procedures so that you have a nice and healthy machine/box the next time you turn it on.

Now you know hopefully you will look after it.

it should keep your machine/box in tip-top condition.

Hope this has helped you out in some way.

Till the next time.

 

TECLAST AIR ULTRAPAD

 

 

Kodi is a registered trademark of the XBMC Foundation. We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. Furthermore, any third party software, third party addons, or products in our articles will receive no support in official Kodi channels.   Best for Kodi is an information website. We as a website do not host, run or control any addons. We do not provide links for any streamed content. Any addons you choose to add are at your own discretion. We provide information on the addons that is freely available on the internet and from the addon developers themselves. We offer no support for any of the addons as they do not belong to us. We are not responsible for any content you choose to have on your device. Read the full Best for Kodi disclaimer here.

    Sign up to IPVanish    

Protect your online identity with IPVanish. IPVanish let's you access geo restricted content, hide your online traffic identity and prevent your ISP throttling your connection. Be safe and smart with Kodi by using IPVanish.

    Sign up to IPVanish    

Author: EzZeRmAn

Anything Kodi related I am here to help. If there is anything that you have always wondered to do on Kodi, then check out my Back 2 Basics OR Kodi skinning If there is something you would like covered get in touch on Twitter @Ezzer_Man