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How to Reset/Restore Kodi on Windows

How To Reset Kodi On Windows

The following tutorial will show you how to  reset Kodi on Windows computer.  By using this method, you are not required to reinstall Kodi or download any fresh start add-ons.

Resetting or restoring Kodi to factory settings is a great way to keep Kodi crsip and operating smoothly. Many users also need to reset Kodi to uninstall a Build and restore Kodi to it’s original state.

Keep in mind that when you reset/restore Kodi on Windows, you will delete everything that you have installed within the application. This includes builds, skins, add-ons, and more. TROYPOINT suggests writing down anything you would like to re-install after your Kodi reset.

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Follow the steps below to to reset/restore Kodi on Windows.

How To Reset or Restore Kodi On Windows Steps

  • Close Kodi on your Windows Computer.
  • In your PC’s Search Bar, type the following exactly as it is shown: %appdata% and Select the File Folder as shown below:

search %appdata%

  • Once it opens, you will see a Kodi folder.

open kodi folder

  • Right Click on Kodi Folder and select delete.

delete kodi folder

  • Kodi has now returned to it’s original factory settings.

This is the easiest and quickest way to uninstall any add-ons or builds within Kodi. Upon re-opening Kodi, it should now look like this:

kodi homescreen



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After resetting Kodi, you can install all of your favorite add-ons and builds. CLICK HERE to see a list of the Best Kodi Add-Ons as determined by the TROYPOINT Community.

Before installing any Kodi 3rd party add-ons, I recommend using a VPN Service to protect you from your ISP (Internet Service Provider). A VPN service will encrypt your Internet connection and hide your ip address so your provider doesn’t know what you are streaming or downloading. To learn how to install a VPN on Kodi, follow the link below:

How to Install VPN on Kodi

To learn how to reset Kodi on other devices, use the links below:

How to Reset Kodi on Fire TV/Stick

How to Reset Kodi on Android Box

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