PVR IPTV Simple Client Streaming | Installation and Set-Up (2020)

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What is PVR IPTV Simple Client? It is essentially a Kodi addon which allows you to stream HD Live Channels on your streaming device.

You must however keep in mind that this addon generates no content on its own in fact it operates with the present IPTV services. All you need to do is link your registered IPTV service on to PVR IPTV Simple Client and enjoy streaming Live TV.

Isn’t it that with this addon, Kodi will definitely become your one-stop for all?

PVR IPTV Simple Client
Before you proceed with setting up this addon you must have the following subscriptions of IPTV ready:
  1. M3U Playlist URL

Important: If you do not have these URLs with your present IPTV subscription, there is absolutely no point of installing PVR IPTV Simple Client, it would be of no use!

Where to find these URLs? Your IPTV service provider that you have subscribed with will give you the above two URLs on your inbox of the registered email ID. Remember to check it with your IPTV service provider.

Exclusive Features of PVR IPTV Simple Client

Before moving on with the set up, quickly go through some of the exclusive features of this Kodi Addon:

  1. The addon is easily accessible through a Kodi Repository which is in fact the official repository of Kodi. Hence there is no hassle of sideloading.
  2. The installation and set up procedure is straightforward and user-friendly.I
  3. It supports both M3U and XMLTV EPG, both of which are commonly used by multiple IPTV subscription providers.
Did you Know? The main perk of using PVR IPTV Simple Client is that your IPTV streaming services gets available on multiple streaming device with the exception of those services that are only available on Android.

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How to Set-Up PVR IPTV Simple Client on Kodi?

This guide is specially designed to help users stream IPTV Live TV on Kodi which requires a subscription. However you can use Best Kodi Addons for free streaming.

Open up the Kodi App and go to Settings.

Kodi Home Screen

Then tap on the category of Addons.

Addon Category

Tap on the option for Install from Repository.

Install from Repository PVR IPTV Simple Client

Now click on PVR Clients option in the next window.

PVR IPTV Simple Client

Then click on the option for PVR Simple Clients.

PVR IPTV Simple Client Installation

On the next page tap on Install.

Install PVR IPTV Simple Client

Allow the message for PVR IPTV Simple Client Add-on installed  to pop up on the screen.

PVR IPTV Simple Client Add-on installed message

Hit the option for PVR IPTV Simple Client one more time.

PVR IPTV Simple Client Option

On the next screen, click on Configure in the lower bar.

Configure option

Click the General button in the Settings section. And tap on M3U Play List URL.

M3U Play List URL

Type in the M3U URL given to you by your IPTV Service and hit OK.

Many of the M3U URLs ask you to enter your registered username and password. You will be able to indicate each of their places since they will appear as “username=xxxx” & password=xxxx”.  Type in your registered username and password in the place of x’s.

You can also use the bit.ly service which would decrease the length of the URL so that it can easily be entered in the box.


Now click on the EPG Settings in left panel and select XMLTV URL.

EPG Settings

Then enter the EPG M3U URL to get the TV Guide and click OK.


Tap on OK one more time.

Acknowledge EPG Settings

Once again tap on OK when you are shown the “need to restart” message.

Restart message

Force close the Kodi app and then re-open. Now allow the PVR Message to appear and channels to load.

Force close and restart Kodi

Hurrah! Now you have successfully installed PVR IPTV Simple Client.

How to use PVR IPTV Simple Client?

You can open the PVR IPTV Simple Client by accessing the Channels or Guide section.

Guide section

To see more options use the Select button from your remote.

You will be asked to choose from Info, Channels, Guide and Settings.

The Settings will show these option:


You should also know that Subtitles don’t operate with Kodi IPTV. Hence if you wish to get Subtitles on Kodi, click here.

In the End

This is all that you need to know about PVR IPTV Simple Client installation on Kodi. If you are a subscriber of any IPTV then this addon is a great way to stream live TV on Kodi and on multiple streaming devices.

If you have any queries, questions and suggestions feel free to use the comment box below.

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