Learn how to check Kodi error log file with official Log Viewer for Kodi. Learn how to install Log Viewer for Kodi, tools that can easily check and analyze Kodi log. If you got an error messages on Kodi, this is how and where you can check the detail of the errors.
As a Kodi user, occasionally you will see an error message like “One or more items failed to play. Check the log for details.” So, usually when you see this message, how you find the error detail? Yes, by looking at the error log. And how and where you can find the error log file?
Basically, if you encounter any error messages in Kodi, to find out the detail about the error you can look at the error log file. And if you need help with the error, you can copy the error log and share it in the forum or send it to anyone. The best way is to paste the error log on a website like pastebin.com.
How to check Kodi error log file with Log Viewer for Kodi
Before you can check and view the error log, you need to install Log Viewer for Kodi add-on from official Kodi XBMC repository.
Step 1: Open Kodi.
Step 2: At Home Screen, select “SYSTEM” and click “Settings”.
Step 3: From the list of menu on the left, select “Add-ons”.
Step 4: Select “Install from repository”.
Step 5: From the list of repositories, select “Kodi Add-on repository”.
Step 6: From the list of files, select “Program add-ons”.
Step 7: From the list of programs, find and select “Log Viewer for Kodi” and click “Install”.
Step 8: Wait for the enable notification at the bottom right of the screen.
Step 9: Go back to Home Screen and select “PROGRAMS”.
Step 10: From the list of programs, find and select “Log Viewer for Kodi”.
Step 11: Click on “Show Log” to open the log file.
Note: Remember to check the error log file as soon as you get the error message or the error happen. The log file is constantly being written by every event on Kodi, you will have difficulty in identifying the error if you don’t check the error file soonest.