Introduction: Use Your Remote Control in Kodi on Raspberry Pi 3 Using FLIRC

In this Instructable, you are going to learn how to configure your remote control to use it with Kodi using FLIRC.

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Let’s get started!

Step 1: What You’ll Need

Step 2: Download the FLIRC’s Tool

Go to

Click on “Donwloads”

Select your Operating System.

Accept the Terms and Conditions and click on “Latest version” to download the software.

Install the program you just downloaded and start it up.

Step 3: Configure Your Remote

Insert the FLIRC USB device on your PC.

You’ll see a screen telling you that a firmware update is available, click “OK” and wait for it to update.

Go to “Controllers” and then click on “Kodi” once the update finished.

Map the buttons of your controller.

Disconnect the USB device form your device and insert it on your Raspberry Pi.

Step 4: Use Your Controller

Once you’re inside your Raspberry Pi press the “Up”, “Down”, “Left” and “Right” buttons to move thru the menus.

Enjoy your streamings, shows or movies on Exodus without needing a keyboard anymore.

Congratulations, you’ve just configurated your remote controller to work with Kodi on your Raspberry Pi and that’s it for this Instructable.

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