If you’re looking to watch movies, television, and whatever else your heart desires, without having to manually configure a thing, TVMC for Android is what you need. You’ll find TVMC to be the easiest out of the box Kodi-based solution available. You install it and it works right away, no mess, no fuss, nothing else to do but watch all you can watch.
Just follow the simple steps below which will walk you through the sideload process.
You can install TVMC along side XBMC since it uses a different file name entirely, the two won’t interfere with one another.
HOW-TO SIDELOAD TVMC TO YOUR ANDROID DEVICE
You’ll also find an example of use starting at “Step 11″ onwards.
Step 1: Navigate to the “Settings” menu icon on your Android device.
Step 2: Select the “Security” sub menu.
Step 3: Enable the “Unknown sources” option.
Step 4: Open up the device’s built-in “Web Browser” application. Alternatively, you might want to download this file onto your computer and then transfer it to your Android device using a “USB Thumb Drive” instead.
Step 5: Download the application file by clicking the sideload “Download” button at the TOP of this page, then wait a few minutes for the download to complete.
Step 6: Navigate to the “Download” folder on your Android device through the “File manager” application, or open up the Downloads menu directly.
Step 7: Click on the downloaded TVMC APK file and choose to open it at the prompt. If prompted, choose to complete action using the “Package installer” tool.
Step 8: Confirm that you wish to install TVMC to your Android device.
Step 9: Wait a minute while the install process takes place.
Step 10: Once install is complete, choose to “Open” the TVMC application for the first time.
Step 11: Let it sit and run a few updates for the first couple of minutes on the first run prior to use.
Step 12: Once the “Almost done…” prompt is displayed, click the “Ok” button to dismiss it.
Step 13: Press the “Click Here to Finalize TVMC Installation” button.
Step 14: Click on the “Continue” button to finalize TVMC configuration.
Step 15: Wait a few minutes for the configuration process to complete.
Step 16: Once completed, press the “OK” button to begin using TVMC.
Step 17: Choose whichever addon you’d like to launch by clicking on of the shortcuts on the homescreen, or by clicking the “Add-ons” tab under the “VIDEOS” menu. We’ve chosen the “1Channel” addon for this example.
Step 18: There’s an update notice that prompts at first launch (specifically for the add-on we chose), just dismiss by clicking the “X” or the “Back” button to continue.
Step 19: Choose the category of content you wish to watch, we’ve chosen the “Movies” category form this example.
Step 20: Select the browsing category for the content you which to watch, we’ve selected “Featured” for this example.
Step 21: Choose the title you want to watch.
Step 22: Select the streaming Source you wish to use to play the file, in the event that one doesn’t work (it happens with streaming links) just choose another.
Step 23: Watch and Enjoy!