How To Backup And Restore Kodi

It is very important to know how to Backup Kodi which includes all Kodi Addons, GUI Settings, Favourites and Source because somehow if you will lose your Kodi data or you accidentally cleared data on Kodi then you will have to re download all the Addons or Builds on Kodi but if you have a backup of your Kodi then you can easily Restore all the Data and you will get all Addons and settings back that you have previously installed on Kodi.

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Backup and restore Kodi

Follow the below instructions to Backup and Restore Your Kodi 16 Jarvis:

02. Once you will be inside Kodi then select System from the main screen of Kodi and then click on File Manager

03. Click on Add Source

04. Click on None(Textbox) and Keyboard will pop up on the screen

05. Type in the web address and click on Done

06. After that click on Text Box underneath “Enter a name for this media Source”, type fusion and click on OK

07. After that you need to return back to the main screen of Kodi by pressing the return button(Back arrow)

08. Click on System

09. Click on Addons

10. Click on Install from zip file

11. Click on fusion

12. Click on kodi-repos>english> 

13. Wait for Addon enabled notification at the bottom right corner of the screen

14. Click on Install from Repository

15. Click on repository

16. Click on Program Addons

17. Click on Backup Restore Wizard

18. Click on Install and then wait for Addon enabled notification at the bottom right corner of the screen

19. Now click on USB-SDCARD WIZARD again, click on Configure 

20. Now click on Text Box “Choose USB/SDCARD Destination” and select the path where you want to save Backup file

Note: You need to select the same path or the path where you have saved your Backup zip file while Restoring the Kodi

->After selecting the path click on OK 

->Now you need to return back to the main screen of Kodi by pressing the return button(Back arrow)

->Click on Programs


->Click on Backup and then click on Full Backup if you want to Backup whole Kodi data

->Once you will click on Full Backup the backup will start downloading on the path you have selected

->Once the Backup is done you will get the Popup screen “Your are fully Backed up”, then click OK

->Now your whole Kodi data is fully backed up and you can restore it back by using the Restore option inside USB-SDCARD WIZARD

Follow the below steps to know How to Restore Kodi:

->First install the USB-SDCARD WIZARD on Kodi as shown above

->Now from main Screen of Kodi go into Programs


->Click on Restore>FULL RESTORE and the whole Kodi data that you have Backed up will be restored

If you face any kind of problem in Backing up and Restoring Kodi then feel free to contact us via Live Chat or Email(


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