How to Backup and Transfer Kodi(XBMC), Addons and Settings to Another PC

Undoubtedly an easy Kodi backup and transfer tool is preferred while you are thinking about transferring Kodi with all configurations from one Kodi device to another. This page shares such a utility that facilitates Kodi users to back up or transfer Kodi setup, addons and settings without reinstallation in Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista.

EaseUS Todo PCTrans

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"Hey guys, I'm just wondering if anyone has had any luck with copying a whole Kodi setup from one PC to another. I've spent hours getting it right on one, and I don't feel like doing it again."

Is it possible to copy Kodi setup from one PC to another? Check the quick guide here and learn 2 efficient ways for transferring Kodi with settings to a new PC:

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
Method 1. Back Up/Transfer Kodi, Addons and Settings to New PC with Kodi Transfer Tool Download EaseUS Todo PCTrans > Choose transfer mode > Create backup...Full steps
Method 2. Manually Transfer Kodi Setup and Settings from PC to PC Go to C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming...Full steps

Under many circumstances, especially when we upgrade a Kodi device, we need to copy Kodi setup along with its add-ons and settings to the new place. How are you going to make it happen? Try either methods below, you'll accomplish the taks efficiently.

Method 1. Backup and Transfer Kodi, Addons and Settings via Kodi Transfer Tool

To tell the truth, if you're thinking about transferring Kodi with all configurations from one Kodi device to another, undoubtedly an easy Kodi transfer tool is preferred.

EaseUS Todo PCTrans is a free tool to backup programs and settings. By using it, users can achieve two goals.

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#1. Back up Kodi setup, add-ons, and settings and restore whenever you accidentally cleared data on Kodi or in case of Kodi device corruption.

Following is the detailed guide on how to use EaseUS Todo PCTrans to create a backup file of Kodi, the file of which contains everything you added to the app.

Step 1. Create a backup image of installed apps

1. Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans on your PC and go to "Backup & Restore", click "Start" to continue.

run EaseUS Todo PCTrans

2. Select "Data Backup" on the Backup Method window and click "Next" to continue.

Select data backup

3. Click "Browse" to set a target location for saving the backup file. 

4. On the "Application" section, select applications that you want to back up.

select application for transfer

5. Last, click "Back up" to start creating the backup image of selected applications. When the process to completes, continue with Step 2.

Step 2. Restore apps from the created backup file

Note: If the app exists on your PC, it won't restore the app image to your PC. You'll need to uninstall the existing one and retry again with the next guidelines.

1. Plugin the hard drive that create the backup file and open the PCTransImage folder. 

Double-click the file you backup and it will automatically turn to the EaseUS Todo PCTrans interface.

select the backup program

2. On the Application section, tick programs and applications that you want to restore from the image file and click "Restore".

restore application image

#2. Transfer/move/migrate Kodi application from one PC to another PC, or a USB flash drive and a memory card, etc.

It's a Windows easy transfer tool, thus to utilize the software to back up or transfer Kodi application across, you have to install it on both Windows PCs.

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Step 1. Run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both PCs

Download EaseUS Todo PCTrans and you will be in the PC to PC interface.

Step 2. Choose transfer direction - Old or New Computer

"This is New PC" - Transfer all data from remote old computer to current new computer.

"This is Old PC" - Transfer all data from current old device to a new computer.

choose transfer direction

Step 3. Connect two computers

1. Select your target PC to connect via its IP address or device name and click "Connect".

2. Enter the login password of your target PC and click "OK" to confirm.

If you didn't see the target PC in the listed devices, you can also click "Add PC" to manually connect the target PC by inputting its IP address or device name.

connect two PCs

Step 4. Select apps, programs, and software and transfer to the target computer

1. You can select and choose what you want to transfer from the current computer to the target PC.

2. After selecting desired applications and programs, click "Transfer" to start the transferring process.

select apps to transfer from PC to PC

Method 2: Manually Transfer Kodi Setup and Settings from PC to PC

In general, experienced Kodi users would suggest a free way to manually copy and paste the Kodi setup folder from one PC to another PC, and then install it on your Kodi device.

Step 1. On the PC you have Kodi installed, go to C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming.

Step 2. Now, use a removable USB flash drive to save the folder called "Kodi" within the path.

Step 3. On the new PC, go to C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming. Paste the "Kodi" folder you saved on the USB flash drive and let the new folder overwrite the earlier same folder if you got one.

By following the guide carefully, you ought to be able to load Kodi on the new PC and without losing the previous configuration and all add-ons.


The Kodi transfer methods we provided above seems to be simple, and everyone can handle it. However, there are many failure cases, either. For an all-in-one and efficient Kodi backup and transfer solution, take Method 1 - EaseUS Todo PCTrans for help.

EaseUS Todo PCTrans also enables you to transfer Kodi data from PC to PC Directly with the "PC to PC" transfer mode. 

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How to Backup and Transfer Kodi(XBMC), Addons and Settings to Another PC

Try smart Windows 11 data transfer tool to move all data in 1 click.

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