Our customers made these suggestions for improving Ombi. Suggestions for improving Ombi.
Ombi is a self-hosted web application that automatically gives your shared Plex or Emby users the ability to request content by themselves! Ombi can be linked to multiple TV Show and Movie DVR tools to create a seamless end-to-end experience for your users.
Give ability to rate a show by a thumbs up or down and show number of upvotes or downvotes for a show by us, the Plex users
Suggested by: Sophia (21 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Add ability to search directors
V4 adds the ability to search on an actor to see which movies or tv shows are available. It would be great to extend this to crew, so a director or writer could be ...
Suggested by: Proc Phan (04 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 15 Nov, '22 • Comments: 0
Disk Usage Graphs for Users to see
It would be nice to have a graph on front page for example that displays the disk usage of drives so that users can see how full the disks are becoming. Use case: ...
Suggested by: John (25 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Nov, '22 • Comments: 2
Better notification control for Pushover / different notification providers
Pushover and several notification providers have options for individual notifications.. However, all 3rd party notifications are provided under an assumption they ...
Suggested by: bagobones (16 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 21 Sep, '21 • Comments: 1
Hide requests that are on other platforms
Thought it might be nice to be able to hide or not allow someone to request something that is already on another streaming service.
Suggested by: Brian (24 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Nov, '22 • Comments: 0
Plex Arcade integration
Request games to be added from a list of supported cores only. https://support.plex.tv/articles/getting-started-with-plex-arcade/
Suggested by: SmithOnline (28 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 14 Nov, '21 • Comments: 0
Reset User Requests to "0 used" Manually
Ability to manually reset user requests to "0 used/100% available" without making them wait until enough time passes to be able to request again. Ex: A friend ...
Suggested by: LetsEncryptItOk (11 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 09 Feb • Comments: 0
Choose which informations is displayed under a title in Discover
Instead of showing a description under the title, we could choose differents informations to be displayed like: - Rating - Date of release - Status (Announced, ...
Suggested by: Dabu (14 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 10 Jun, '22 • Comments: 0
Show Requests Remaining for User.
Previous versions showed requests available (2/3 remaining)
Suggested by: JimS (03 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 14 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Show User Score on the tile in discover and search results.
I often sift through movies to add to my server. V4 makes it even easier to do that and it is awesome. When i find movies that I haven't seen yet that look ...
Suggested by: CloudWing93 (21 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 29 Oct, '22 • Comments: 2
Lidarr per user download folder support.
Equivalent of feature in Sonarr and Radarr that allows users to set a custom directory for their requested files to be downloaded.
Suggested by: Jorge Aparicio (13 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 24 Sep, '22 • Comments: 1
Show Alias for Request on Behalf of Feature
I think it would be very helpful for this new feature if we were able to see the Alias for the Request on behalf of option. Maybe a setting where we can choose to ...
Suggested by: Jay (09 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 05 Sep, '21 • Comments: 1
Hi not sure if this is possible. But I’m finding users requesting content just to have access to it. Was wondering if there was a way to show on if your he user that ...
Suggested by: Mark (03 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 07 Aug, '22 • Comments: 1
Change root folder based on keywords
When requested it will override the normal root folder with whatever one it met with parameters. Example Disney movie is requested Automatic override to go to ...
Suggested by: Richard (27 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Feb • Comments: 1
Dynamic Search results
Just as in Ombi V.3, getting search results directly in a dynamic grid view. Results will be displayed as the user is typing and will get back the initial tab used ...
Suggested by: Dabu (14 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Sep, '21 • Comments: 1
Allow Editing of Root Folder Option in Requests list
For Admins, allow changing of the Root Folder for each request entry when requested/approved. This will ensure the end results land in the correct folder location - ...
Suggested by: qqq (25 Jul, '21) • Upvoted: 21 Mar • Comments: 0
Ability for Ombi to say which media servers are online if you have multiple
I'd like the landing page to say that if you have say 1 plex media server and 1 emby media server or jellyfin, the landing page to say "plex media server is online" & ...
Suggested by: Neil (15 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 18 Apr, '22 • Comments: 0
Sort by Release Date
What: I would like to be able to sort my movie request list (http://[site]/requests-list) by Release Date. Why: This would enable me to see which movies should ...
Suggested by: Harroguk (27 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Setting to add to ARR's as monitored or unmonitored
Having issue with Ombi adding to Lidarr but unmonitored so nothing was downloading, I dont know what the Do Not Search advanced option does as it didnt seem to make ...
Suggested by: john Kenny (14 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 23 Dec, '21 • Comments: 0
"Hey Google Request <Film Name> <Year>" Maybe just films to start? Just a suggestion, have no idea how hard something like this would be to implement so apologies ...
Suggested by: Ciaran (21 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 13 Jan, '22 • Comments: 2
Smaller cover art on mobile
V4 interface looks great. Would love to see smaller cover art on mobile so you can fit more titles on the page and don't have to scroll as much.
Suggested by: Alex (06 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 21 Oct, '22 • Comments: 1
Ability to select multiple or all available requests for deletion
Suggested by: Autoexec (15 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 04 Dec, '20 • Comments: 1
Search or sort by content ratings to identify and add top rated movies and TV shows
Add a search feature to sort and possibly filter by ratings such as IMBD, TVDB or Rotten Tomatoes ratings, to allow users to easily search for and identify top rated ...
Suggested by: Drew (21 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 14 Feb • Comments: 0
Digital Release date on OMBI app
It would be nice in the OMBI app to list also the digital release dates not just theater.
Suggested by: Arif Patel (02 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 25 Jan • Comments: 0
Create a simple copy/paste string for quick mobile app registering
Currently, to ask a user to start using the Ombi app on their phone, they have to do so many steps that many users don't want to be bothered. The plex login prompt ...
Suggested by: Doug (06 May, '21) • Upvoted: 29 Jan, '22 • Comments: 0
Add issues to mobile app
Add the ability to manage issues from the mobile apps.
Suggested by: tannerln7 (18 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 12 Dec, '21 • Comments: 0
Login directly from landing page
As the title says, allow users to login directly from the landing page instead of having to click "Continue"
Suggested by: Sean (07 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Request Available - Aired to Date
Currently a user can submit a request for previous and future aired TV episodes. When they do that, Ombi doesn't send out the Request Available notification until all ...
Suggested by: David (13 Nov, '20) • Upvoted: 15 Mar • Comments: 0
Add option to rename any of the sidebar tabs for users
I'd like to rename the discover tab to "search" as in v3 to avoid confusion for my users
Suggested by: Emily Clarke (25 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 12 Dec, '21 • Comments: 0
Add filters to the tv section of the requests.
Add filters to the tv section of the requests just like there is in movies. so we can sort all the tv shows that are pending approval
Suggested by: Austin (19 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 15 Sep, '21 • Comments: 0
Set custom request reset schedule
I would like to reset the number of request in another time period, different than one week. Please add an option to set this time of reset requests in X ...
Suggested by: PlexGRX (02 Aug, '20) • Upvoted: 14 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Modify SickRage by SickChill
Hi, Sickchill for TV will be a good think, or add the api support
Suggested by: Romain (28 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 06 Jan • Comments: 3
Custom Webhook Notifications
I'm using the webhook notifications and although they are great, it would be good to be able to turn off certain ones, i.e. approved or issues etc and also customise ...
Suggested by: Ollie Corbin (19 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 25 Jul, '22 • Comments: 1
Sort 'Issue' categories
Would be nice if when adding 'Issue' categories they by default are added to the list alphabetically. With the additional option of dragging them around to change the ...
Suggested by: lanman (07 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 12 Nov, '22 • Comments: 1
Don't reset the layout of titles in Discover / Remember scroll position
If you want to look at a title in the Discover tab, you will lose the progress in your search by being sent back to the top of the page. It can be a bit disorienting ...
Suggested by: Dabu (14 Sep, '20) • Upvoted: 01 Aug, '21 • Comments: 1
Add the possibility for a user to self customize the avatar icon into her/his profile uploading it
Suggested by: Max (15 Sep, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Nov, '22 • Comments: 0
Add IMDB links to main table
Add IMDB links to main table instead of having to view each listing individually
Suggested by: TKW (13 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 24 Nov, '22 • Comments: 0
Available and Requested to Now Playing and Coming Soon
On the discovery page have now playing be displayed if the movie/tv show/album is available and coming soon if it has been requested.
Suggested by: Spydie (01 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
Allow Issues to be Resolved
Currently, issues with movies live forever and can never be resolved. This is obviously not helpful.
Suggested by: Joseph White (27 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Jan, '22 • Comments: 0
Add IDMB/TMDB link to notifications
I use email notifications and I often get requests for things that I would like to know more about. It would be very handy to have a link in the notification that ...
Suggested by: CloudWing93 (13 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 04 Jan • Comments: 0
Switch to restart ombi from gui
It would be nice to have a restart button inside the web interface.
Suggested by: Jed (24 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Mar • Comments: 0
Show Requested Not Found/Available
Have Ombi send a notification back to the user if the show they requested is not found/available for download in the same manor when they get a notification that a ...
Suggested by: Joe (05 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Nov, '22 • Comments: 2
Approve certain episodes from series request
A user can request a whole season, but I want to approve a certain amount of episodes (for example just the first ones to see if it's any good, and if it is approve ...
Suggested by: Oren (26 Feb, '21) • Upvoted: 24 Jan, '22 • Comments: 1
Auto list of Missing episodes
The idea is to have an automaticated list created for the missing episode of the TV shows available in the library.
Suggested by: as (16 Dec, '20) • Upvoted: 30 Oct, '22 • Comments: 1
There should be a notification setting to send admins a notification when an update for Ombi is available.
Suggested by: Stew (09 Aug, '21) • Upvoted: 22 Feb • Comments: 0
Search/Filter pending requests
If you have lots of pending requests, it would be nice to have a separate search box to filter just the requests rather than have to scroll through them all.
Suggested by: Jake (11 Jan, '21) • Upvoted: 01 Mar, '22 • Comments: 0
Artist Album Requests
Only option is to request all albums. Would like to search an artist and add specific albums weather the artist is already in the Lidarr library or not.
Suggested by: Haywood78 (31 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 04 Nov, '21 • Comments: 0
Expire Time for "Requested" items
It would be good to have a setting in OMBI to expire and remove incomplete requests after a certain number of days.. Example: (set expiration to 90 days) User ...
Suggested by: TJ (23 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 28 Jul, '22 • Comments: 0
Hide Requested from discovesecttion
as the title says, its annoying as i have to wade through my requested titles before i get to ones i can add
Suggested by: Craig Hoyland (19 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 27 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0
v4: Settings tabs drop-downs on mouse hover
the tabs in the settings page should show their sub-menus when you hover over them instead of only when you click them.
Suggested by: count-zero (12 Oct, '20) • Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 • Comments: 0