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How to install the 9/6/17 Media Center update if you are not up to date or run into any issues

Sep 7, 2017 9 months ago No Comments

If you ran into any issues while trying to install the 9/6/17 Media Center update it is most likely due to a couple things. The number one reason is that you have an old version of Kodi, a new version of Kodi 17+, an old version of FTMC or another version of Kodi. In the follow process we will guide you on how to delete you outdated version and install the newest version. If you had issues with our previous instructions and are unsure if you are up to date, please follow the instructions below. We are running this on a Skystream ONE, but will provide text instructions for the X4 and X5 units. Skystream X4 & X5 From the Home Screen of the unit, click on settings. Click on Other Click on More Settings Scroll down and click on Apps Scroll over and find the old media center (Kodi, FTMC, SPMC, Kodi 17+, Any other version or fork of Kodi you may have installed.) and click on it. Click on Uninstall Click yes if prompted Click Back Scroll over to the Skystream TV Updater and click on it Click on Clear Data Click on OK if prompted Press the home button on your remote control. Skip down to step 10. The screen and icons will look slightly different, but the process will be the same. Skystream ONE Step 1 – From the units home screen, click on Settings.   Step 2 – Click on Apps   Step 3 – Scroll over and find the old media center (Kodi, FTMC, SPMC, Kodi 17+, Any other version or fork of Kodi you may have installed.) and click on it.   Step 4 – Click on Uninstall   Step 5 – Click on OK   Step 6 – Click OK again if prompted   Step 7 – The box will revert back to the Apps screen. Scroll over to the SkystreamTV Media Center Updater and click on it.   Step 8 – Click on Clear Data   Step 9 – Click on OK when prompted   Step 10 – Press the Home button on your remote. Open your Skystream Media Center Updater App. Step 11 – The updater will tell you there is an update available. Click on Update. Click on install if prompted. If you do not click on update the entire process will not work. This step is Vital. IMPORTANT – IF YOU OPEN THE UPDATER AND IT SAYS “CHECKING FOR UPDATES, PLEASE WAIT…” PLEASE BE PATIENT, OUR SERVERS ARE OVERLOADED. PLEASE LEAVE IT SPINNING AND IT WILL LOAD UP SHORTLY. IT WILL WORK TRUST US. WE JUST HAVE A MASSIVE AMOUNT OF USERS DOING THIS UPDATE RIGHT NOW. Step 12 – The Media Center Updater will show that there is a new version of the Media Center available. Click on Update Media Center. Step 13 – Allow the Media Center to Download. Step 14 – Once the Media Center has finished downloading, Click on Install. Step 15 – Allow the…

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HUGE MEDIA CENTER UPDATE!!! 9/6/17

Sep 6, 2017 9 months ago No Comments
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HOW TO INSTALL THE MEDIA CENTER UPDATE We have completely updated the way the Media Center application looks and have added many new features to it. We did this to update the visual look of the media center as well as make it easier to use. Overall we wanted to create a better streaming experience for all of our awesome customers! Overall you will notice that this new skin looks and functions very similarly to our old skin. Before we jump into the new look and features we want to thank Elite Mods Team for working extremely hard on making this new user interface! We would also like to thank Helly, who is the developer of the Xonfluence skin that our media center now uses. MOVIES The Movies section will contain addons that have movies available to be viewed inside of them. We will update this section with the best Movie addons moving forward. You can click on Movies and it will bring you directly into the movie section of an addon that we choose. You can click on Search Movies and it will bring you to the search page of an addon that we choose. You will also notice a widgets menu at the top of the screen. This will load up with popular titles when leave it on the movie section. This will update as new titles become popular. A great feature of the Movie widget is that you can click directly on a title and it will begin to look for sources to stream from. Please Note – The widget loading speed varies based on your internet speed and the addon server load that it pulls from. Please be patient for the widgets to load.   TV Shows  The TV Shows section will contain addons that have TV Shows available to be viewed inside of them. We will update this section with the best TV Show addons moving forward. You can click on TV Shows and it will bring you directly into the movie section of an addon that we choose. You can click on Search TV Shows and it will bring you to the search page of an addon that we choose. You will also notice a widgets menu at the top of the screen. This will load up with popular titles when you leave it on the TV Shows section. This will update as new titles become popular. A great feature of the TV Shows widget is that you can click directly on a title and it will begin to look for sources to stream from. Please Note – The widget loading speed varies based on your internet speed and the addon server load that it pulls from. Please be patient for the widgets to load.   SPORTS The Sports section will contain addons that have links to sports and other live events. This section does not have any kind of widget. You can also click on sports and it will bring you to a predetermined…

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How to install the 9/6/17 Media Center Update

Sep 6, 2017 9 months ago No Comments
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Prior to starting the update process please follow the below listed steps. This will ensure a clean update. DO NOT SKIP THESE STEPS! Skystream ONE From the home screen click on settings. Then click on Apps. Scroll over to Kodi / FTMC and click on it. Click on Clear Cache. Then click on Clear Data. Click back and scroll over to the Skystream Updater app and click on it. Click on Clear Cache. Then click on Clear Data. Press the home button and proceed exactly with the steps below. Skystream X4 and X5 From the home screen click on settings. Click on Other, Click on More Settings. Then click on Apps. Scroll over to Kodi / FTMC and click on it. Click on Clear Cache. Then click on Clear Data. Click back and scroll over to the Skystream Updater app and click on it. Click on Clear Cache. Then click on Clear Data. Press the home button and proceed exactly with the steps below. Step 1 – Open your Skystream Media Center Updater App.   Step 2 – The updater will tell you there is an update available. Click on Update. Click on install if prompted. If you do not click on update the entire process will not work. This step is Vital. Step 3 – The Media Center Updater will show that there is a new version of the Media Center available. Click on Update Media Center.   Step 4 – Allow the Media Center to Download.   Step 5 – Once the Media Center has finished downloading, Click on Install.   Step 6 – Allow the Media Center time to Install.   Step 7 – The Updater app will bring you to the Updater app home screen once the Media Center has installed. Click on the version you want to install. Important – The Family Friendly and the Adult Version contain all of the same addons. The  only difference is that the Adult version has addons installed that offer adult content. There is no reason to install both.   Step 8 – Allow the updater to install the version that you chose. Please note that this may take a while. This depends on the server load and your internet speed. Many people will be installing this today, so please be patient and leave it alone while it installs everything.   Step 9 – Once the Updater has downloaded and installed the version you chose, the Media Center will do it’s first run and then open to the home screen. IMPORTANT!!! – Once you are on the Media Center home screen, allow it to sit for at least 10 minutes and install any updates. Failing to do this can cause issues with the Media Center. Please do not skip this step. Step 10 – Once you have closed the Media Center properly (Clicking on the Power icon at the bottom of the screen and allow it to close on its own.) you will notice that the icon for the media center…

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How to install the updated Kodi 16.1 (Exodus and HTTPS Fixed)

Apr 6, 2017 4 months ago No Comments
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In this article we are going to show you how to use the SkystreamTV Updater app to update your Skystream Android TV Box from Kodi 16.1 Jarvis to the newly fixed Kodi 16.1 MAKE SURE YOU FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS EXACTLY!!! From your units home screen, click on the SkystreamTV Updater App.   The Updater will tell you that there is an update available. Click on Install Update. Please remember that there may be a delay in the app telling you that there is an update. A huge amount of people will be doing this update and the server may be slammed when you are doing this.   Once it has updated it will tell you that there is a new version of Kodi available. Click on Update Media Player.   Allow Kodi to Download. Once it is done downloading click on Install. Allow Kodi to install.   Once Kodi is done installing you will be brought back to the screen. Click on Continue.   Choose the Family Friendly or Adult version and click on Install.   Click on Fresh Install. DO NOT click on Save User Settings.   Allow the version that you chose to download and install. The amount of time this takes can vary depending on how many people are doing this and how fast your internet connection is.   Once the version you chose has been installed the Updater app will open Kodi automatically.   Let Kodi sit for a few minutes to allow any addons or repositories to update.   Congratulations! You have successfully installed the updated Kodi 16.1 on your Skystream Android TV Box. Now sit back and Stream ON!  

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Stream Netflix in UHD on Your SkyStream Box

Jan 11, 2017 1 months ago No Comments
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We have placed a new version of the Netflix App in the Skystream TV Updater. This new version is able to play videos in Ultra HD if you have the Ultra HD Subscription. It will also be able to play in HD if you have the normal Netflix subscription. You MUST have a subscription to Netflix for this to work. This is not a hacked version of Netflix. Just a slightly modified version that improves the video playback quality. Important!!! You must uninstall the version of Netflix that is installed on your Skystream unit prior to installing the new version from the Skystream Updater App. X4 & X5 Uninstall Instructions – From the Home Screen of the device click on Settings, Other, More Settings, Apps, Click on Netflix, Uninstall. Press the home button on your remote. Open the Skystream Updater App, Install Netflix and Sign in. ONE Uninstall Instructions – From the Home Screen of the device click on Settings, Apps, Scroll to the right until you see Netflix, Click on Netflix, Uninstall. Press the home button on your remote. Open the Skystream Updater App, Install Netflix and Sign in. Stream On

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