Exodus Redux is able to use the Trakt.tv service to keep all your favorite TV shows and movies organized on the cloud, this is specially helpful if you want to keep your favorites synchronized across your devices running Kodi.

In this tutorial we’re going to take a look at Trakt.tv and how to use it with Exodus Redux. If you need help installing Exodus Redux please read How to install Exodus Redux and Lambda Scrapers on Kodi.


Quick Intro to Trakt

Trakt.tv is a free service that lets you organize your favorite TV shows and movies, it helps you to keep track of the things you’re watching on TV. Trakt integrates with a lot of popular media center software and you can use it from a browser or smart phone app. We are going to focus on two specific Trakt features: Collection and Lists.

The Collection: it’s similar to the library on Kodi, here you’ll add your favorite shows and movies.

  1. To view your collection select Collection from the Profile Menu on the top-right corner.
  2. Use the Filter to select Shows or Movies.
  3. You can Sort the results by Title or Date.

Trakt.tv collection sorted by TV show title

Lists: You can create your own custom lists here, Trakt comes with a default Watchlist you can use to add all the shows and movies you’d like to check out.

  1. To view your lists select Lists from the Profile Menu on the top-right corner.
  2. Add new lists using the Add Lists button.

Trakt lists on user profile

To add a show to your collection using Trakt.tv select “TV” from the Top Menu and click on the green book button located under the image of your preferred show.

  1. Use the buttons under each Show to Mark as watched, Add to Collection or Add to a List.
  2. You can search for specific shows or movies using the Search Box on the top-left corner.
  3. Click on Trending or Popular to explore new shows.

Adding tv show to collection using Trakt.tv


Be aware that the Watchlist is a temporary list, this means that the movies and shows on this list will be automatically removed once they are marked as watched. On the other hand, the Collection and custom lists are persistent.

Try adding a couple of shows to your collection and check out the other features to familiarize yourself with Trakt, once you are ready let’s switch to Kodi.


Set up Trakt on Exodus Redux

You can use Exodus Redux to get access to your Trakt Collection, Watchlist and custom lists within Kodi. Let’s configure Exodus Redux to use your Trakt account. Launch Kodi and open Exodus Redux.

1. Select Tools on Exodus Redux’s main menu. opening exodus redux tools on kodi
2. Scroll down and press Trakt: Authorizeauthorize Trakt with Exodus Redux on Kodi
3. Copy the authorization code generated by Exodus Redux. Trakt authorization code for Exodus Redux Kodi add-on
4. Use your browser to visit https://trakt.tv/activate/, enter the authorization code and press Continue. (You must be logged into your Trakt account) activate kodi addon on trakt.tv
5. Press Yes to allow Exodus Redux to use your Trakt account. use exodus redux with trakt
6. Back in Kodi, your Trakt username should now appear next to Trakt Authorization. Press OK to close the dialog. set up your trakt account on exodus redux


Authorizing Trakt will enable the My Movies, My TV Shows, New Movies and New episodes sections on Exodus Redux’s main menu.


How to access Trakt with Exodus Redux

Exodus Redux lets you access your Trakt Collection, Watchlist and custom lists within Kodi.

7.  Go back to Exodus Redux’s main menu and select My TV Shows or My MoviesTrakt tv shows on Exodus Redux
8. Your Trakt Collection and lists are here. Progress acts as a bookmark for your shows and Episodes will show the newest episodes for each show on your collection and lists. using trakt collection on kodi with exodus redux


How to add items to Trakt using Exodus Redux

You can manage items on your Trakt Collections, Watchlist and custom lists on Exodus Redux using the Trakt Manager context menu.

9. Highlight a TV Show or Movie, open the Context Menu and select Trakt Manager. (Use the C key, right-click, long-press or the menu key on the remote to open the Context Menu) Trakt Manager on Exodus Redux Kodi addon
10. Add or remove items from your Collection and lists using Trakt Manager. adding item to collection using exodus redux trakt manager


Authorize your Trakt account on all your devices with Kodi and Exodus Redux to keep them synchronized. Exodus Redux will take care of automatically marking your episodes/movies as watched on Trakt.



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