Fixing Incorrectly Displayed Thumbnails in Kodi (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

If you’ve been using the same Kodi configuration for quite some time now, then experiencing issues with Kodi thumbnails displaying incorrectly isn’t uncommon. Luckily it’s something that can be fixed very easily.

In this case, thumbnails refers to any icons or posters that are used by Kodi addons. This method will allow you to reset the Kodi textures database in order to fix the issue, without losing any content at all.

Required: Kodi 16.1 Jarvis or Below

Step 1: Navigate to the File manager under the SYSTEM menu.

Fixing Incorrectly Displayed Thumbnails in Kodi (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

Step 2: Click on the Profile directory item on the left side of the window.

Fixing Incorrectly Displayed Thumbnails in Kodi (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

Step 3: Select the Database folder.

Fixing Incorrectly Displayed Thumbnails in Kodi (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

Step 4: Highlight the Textures.db file.

Fixing Incorrectly Displayed Thumbnails in Kodi (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

Step 5: Open the Context menu and then click on the Delete function.

Fixing Incorrectly Displayed Thumbnails in Kodi (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

Step 6: Press the Yes button to confirm.

Fixing Incorrectly Displayed Thumbnails in Kodi (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

Step 7: Return to the Kodi home screen at this point.

Fixing Incorrectly Displayed Thumbnails in Kodi (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

Step 8: Click on the Power icon at the bottom left of your screen.

Fixing Incorrectly Displayed Thumbnails in Kodi (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

Press 9: Press the Exit button and you’re done!

Fixing Incorrectly Displayed Thumbnails in Kodi (16.1 Jarvis or Below)

Once you’ve rebooted your Kodi setup, the thumbnails should work perfectly again.

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