kodi 17.5 krypton preview
Kodi 17.5 Krypton preview (Kodi)

The Kodi 17.4 Krypton app is likely to encounter buffering instances here and there for a couple of reasons. One might be due to the number of add-ons and contents that the app is housing.

Bufferin Kodi, or any app that loads up so slow for that matter, can be an awful experience. While there is no hard and fast rule on how to fix it there is a certain way on how you can reduce it.

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How to easily fix Kodi 17.4 Krypton buffer issue

Here is a detailed guide on how to solve the buffering problem on Kodi 17.4 Krypton.

Step 1: Open Kodi and go to File Manager. Add the source http://repo.hackmykodi.com/.

Step 2: Choose add-ons, then package icons on the top-left side of the screen. Click on Install from zip file and choose the source you just installed.

Step 3: Choose program-add-ons > system-settings > .zip file that has advanced settings on it.

Step 4: Go back to the Add-ons screen and open the Easy Advanced Settings add-on.

Step 5: Choose Edit Settings > Network settings > Network.

Step 6: Choose cacheMemBufferSize. Remove/delete the "DISABLED" text and input numbers "419430300" sans quotations marks.

Step 7: Choose bufferMode and tap 1.

Step 8: Choose readbufferfactor. Remove/delete "DISABLED" and input "4" sans quotation marks.

Step 9: At the top of the list are two dots. Click on it three times before clicking Write XML File.

Try shutting Kodi 17.4 Krypton down and launch it again to check. There should be no more or less buffering now.