To keep a backup of your watched status marks for TV shows, there are several addons you can use. Most of them back up your watched status marks online, using services that require some sort of registration. These types of addons are very easy to set up, you just input your account details and you're pretty much set. The amount of options available make it great for you to use a combination of alternatives until you find the right addon. You could use Kodi Trakt addon for movies, and perhaps one of the 7 best Kodi backup watched status addons for your TV shows. One of the addons you can use for TV Shows goes by the name of Kodi TVShow Time addon, and we will tell you how to install it, in this guide. [Read: Guide: How to use Kodi Trakt backup and restore]
Kodi TVShow Time addon keeps an online copy of your watched status marks for TV shows, using your account on the TVShowTime.com service. The good part about this service is that it also offers online apps, for iPhone and Android smartphones, to keep track of the TV shows you want to watch, the ones you have already watched, and the ones that have been released most recently, so it's a great on-the-go tool to browse your TV shows and watch them later. If you would rather backup your watched status marks locally, you would be better off using an addon such as the Kodi WatchedList addon. In this case, you might need to set up a local MySQL database on your Ubuntu server. [Read: Kodi MySQL setup for sharing media library]
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How to install Kodi TVShow Time addon?
You can find the Kodi TVShow Time addon among the program addons available from the official Kodi repository. The process to install Kodi TVShow Time is rather simple. All you need to do is head to
Install from repository. Find the
Kodi Add-on repository on the list that appears.
Next you need to choose the addon category. For Kodi TVShow Time plugin, you need to select
Program add-ons. On the list that appears, scroll down until you find
TVShow Time. Click it, and you will see a dialog with several buttons. You need to click on
Install in order to add Kodi TVShow Time addon to your device.
Wait a little, and after a few seconds you should see a notification on the bottom-right corner of your screen, telling you that the installation procedure for your Kodi TVShow Time addon has been successful.
That's it! You have installed TVShow Time on your Kodi HTPC. If you want to link the Kodi TVShow Time addon with your account for this service, you need to run the addon, and press Login on the window that appears. This will give you an activation link and an activation code you can use, in order to authorize your Kodi device to use your account. Do you want to find content instead of tracking it? How about using one of the 10 best Kodi movies addons to find your favorite media? If you want to play games instead, read about these 10 best Kodi gaming addons you didn't know about, and turn your Kodi HTPC into a casual gaming center. Enjoy the features you can add to your media center using the best plugins for Kodi!
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