Control Kodi right from your wrist with Sofa. It couldn't get much more comfortable to get your favorite flicks going on the big screen. All it takes are a few taps on your Apple Watch.
Important: "Zeroconf" and "Allow control of Kodi via HTTP" must be enabled in your Kodi settings.
Supported Kodi remote features:
• start playback of movies & tv shows
• see which movies or episodes you've seen already
• play, pause, stop and seek
• change language of audio stream and subtitles
• update and clean Kodi library (through force touch and remote view)
• use multiple Kodi installations in parallel (through force touch)
• use Kodi with password protection
• arrow keys + buttons for manual use (remote)
In order to control your Kodi remotely you need to enable Settings -> Services -> Webserver -> Allow control of Kodi via HTTP.
Also Zeroconf has to be enabled. This should be the case by default though.
Sofa now runs directly on your Apple Watch thanks to watchOS 2. Meaning you can control your Kodi without your phone nearby and with improved speed. Those who have issues with Sofa not detecting their Kodi automatically can now add the connection details themselves. Oh and Sofa works better for visually impaired people now!
Ratings and Reviews
So far I love this app. It automatically finds Kodi on the network which is nice. It's awesome not having to pull my phone out to start a movie, or pause it. It also has the remote arrows and enter for doing slightly more advanced maneuvers. Only problem I have is when I first open the "glance" on my watch, it shows what movie is playing. When I click it, it changes to nothing playing. Then I have to click back, and then playing again to control it. Seems like maybe a simple glitch. Overall the app is simple and works though. Can't wait to show off to friends that I can control my movies from my wrist!
Good app for controlling kodi. Like browsing the library. Play/Pause & update library via force touch is excellent
Junk, don't waste your money
Official Kodi remote worked good. Don't waste your money on this. Claiming money back from Apple, since app does not work as described. Another crap.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.