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.

Don't allow request if movie hasn't released yet

Ombi displays movies that haven't been released either Theatrically or digitally, which is nice as we can see what's coming. But, if it hasn't been released ...
Suggested by: Josh (25 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 04 May Comments: 6
Under consideration

Ability to approve multiple requests

It would be nice if I could select a check box on the side of requests and mas approve requests.
Suggested by: Cole Wylde (09 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 12 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration

Remove ability of users from choosing specific seasons

99% of shows I would always want the complete show, regardless of who requested it. They may only want season 5, but I would still want the series to be complete ...
Suggested by: broncosaddict (14 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 13 Dec, '22 Comments: 2
Not planned

Availability within Recommendations/Similar

Within the Recommendations/Similar lists on a Movie page, it's blind as to what is or is not already available. Can we please have the red/green/grey bars on these ...
Suggested by: Matt (22 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 16 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration

Force request resync

It would be great if I had the option to force a processing request to resync with Radarr/Sonarr. I found I have a few requests that are stuck as "processing" and ...
Suggested by: Russell (26 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 15 Sep Comments: 0
Under consideration

Show Year on Movie poster

Suggested by: yoda (03 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 20 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration

create a movie finder section

it would be nice to have the ability to have a movie finder section in which user can select multiple categories to narrow down exactly what they are looking for.. ...
Suggested by: elvis (31 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 13 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration

Search by providers // Netflix, Amazon, Disney etc

The new search platform is great but when browsing I hardly get any choices. A search by providers e.g. What is available/trending/popular in Netflix, Amazon Prime, ...
Suggested by: Mikael (16 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 31 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add MPAA rating

Add mpaa rating (R, PG-13, PG, G, etc) to poster or information alongside poster
Suggested by: Damcis (04 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 21 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Voting like in V3

Voting for movies and tv shows ensuring only quality suggestions get approved
Suggested by: Casey (04 May, '21) Upvoted: 24 Jul Comments: 1

Choose what you search for

It will be nice to have the ability to choose what you are searching for Movies / TV Shows / Music. For example if you have music enabled there will be lots of ...
Suggested by: Alex (21 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 13 May, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Individual user notification control

The individual user should be able to manage what notifications they receive no matter what role they posses. All of the users in an instance will probably not ...
Suggested by: Patrik Olsson (24 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 01 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration

Integration with Just Watch type Service

Being able to see which movies and TV are available across existing streaming services, so admins aren't hit with requests of content that may already accessible by ...
Suggested by: tav96 (17 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 04 Aug Comments: 2
Under consideration


The ability to have a section where users are able to create a watchlist of things they want to watch. It would be able to leverage already implemented features ...
Suggested by: modem7 (12 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 05 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration

Feature toggle to disable discovery page

The quality of the content available in the discovery page is pretty low overall, and contains a fair amount of NSFW/not safe for parents content. I'd like to give my ...
Suggested by: Hannah (26 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 15 Sep Comments: 0
Under consideration

Hide Adult Films from Certain Users

It would be nice to be able to include adult movies in search, but also be able to hide select users from seeing the adult movie suggestions
Suggested by: Tom (07 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration

display the resolution and the language on the page of an already available movie

As in V3
Suggested by: ROTOLUC (01 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 04 Jun Comments: 0

Language Allowed

Restrict the Language for requests. Only wish for English content on server.
Suggested by: Dan Risch (10 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 11 Sep Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add authenticaltion via HTTP header

Most instances run behind a reverse proxy. This proxy usually has the ability to authenticate users in almost any way. (LDAP, SSO, 2FA). Then the proxy can send the ...
Suggested by: Aden (21 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 21 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration

re-trigger request

it would be cool to have the ability to re-trigger request that never hit radarr / sonarr due to a misconfig of ombi
Suggested by: XxEnigmaticxX (01 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 24 Jul Comments: 3
Under consideration

Instead of episodes use season as request limit

Currently you can pick episodes as a limit. Maybe add an option to limit by seasons. It would make more sense to my use case to limit users by seasons.
Suggested by: agre (13 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 31 Mar Comments: 3
Not planned

Track and trace request

Will be nice if you have the ability to follow live the progression after requesting it. Something like a track and trace page :)
Suggested by: PotatoQuality (12 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration

Option to be Notified When Content Requested by Another User Becomes Available

An option is needed for users that want to be notified of the availability of content that was requested by another user. For example, User "A" requests the movie ...
Suggested by: Furious (21 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 1

tv show notifications

Being able to send out TV show notifications for each season once it is available.
Suggested by: Cole Wylde (18 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 15 Dec, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration

comments/notes on requests

a comment field would be great. if you want to write down useful information about a film (e.g. VOD start date, currently not available in the desired language, etc ...)
Suggested by: ZOBe123 (30 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration

force a scheduled task

The ability to force a scheduled task so we dont have to re-write or wait for the cron to occur
Suggested by: mike (01 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 24 Jun Comments: 0

Original Language in detail panel

In the panel that shows status/budget/network/genres etc etc, include the Original Language. This information is provided by TMDB. Identifying the Original Language ...
Suggested by: Jeremy (24 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 05 Sep Comments: 0
Under consideration

Report Missing Episodes

It would be nice if there was a report that would show you episodes you are missing. It should have some basic criteria like only work for shows that i have at least ...
Suggested by: andcbii (25 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 07 Jul Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add ability to view trailers for movies/shows.

When you click on a movie/show to see the description, you should be able to watch the trailer.
Suggested by: osterbro (20 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 07 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration

Language profile per user for Sonarr

Right now, we can choose the language for Sonarr (, but only globally. It would be nice to be able to select the language ...
Suggested by: BakkFail (19 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 02 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration

Support for LazyLibrarian/Readarr

Add support for ebook grabbers of some sort (two options listed in title). Would be awesome to have as no other (that I've discovered) request panel type tool has ...
Suggested by: asper (15 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 20 Feb Comments: 0
Not planned

Request with comment

Would be nice like a end-user to be able to write down a comment when asking for movie/serie. For me in sweden it would be a example where the user want a disney ...
Suggested by: Thu3n (23 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 0

Requests page - filter all requests by user

While looking for status on a recent request, I realized I requested something I never watched, and is now lost or purged. I think having a dash board filtered by ...
Suggested by: Jagzier (02 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 28 Sep, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add background color to pending request on page "All request" for easier view if approved or not

For now it is hard to see if an request have been approved or not. On "All request" page i suggest to add a background color if the request have not been decided ...
Suggested by: Philips (12 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 27 Jan, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Discover: Filter Movies and TV Shows based on if available over streaming services

not interested in downloading movies or tv shows that are available over streaming applications [e.g. Netflix, Disney+, etc]; configure the settings to movies/tv ...
Suggested by: ETiger (24 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 23 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration

Ability to create custom request types

Add the ability to create custom request types other than movies and shows, like Music, AudioBooks etc. (since Plex also Supports Audio Content). I know "music" ...
Suggested by: AnonRaver (25 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 30 Jul Comments: 2
Not planned

Notification for 'Partially Available'

When a TV show season is not yet completely released and someone requests it. They wont get an avaialble notification until its finished, which may be months away. I ...
Suggested by: Ollie Corbin (19 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 1

Make request mails include link to approve / deny

Instead for having to enter url-address. log in and do everything manually, it would me nice will a link in the approval mail that directly approves or denies.
Suggested by: Roger (01 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 0

Add option to switch between different rating sources

it would be great if you could choose between different rating sources and show/hide them. Like Rotten Tomatos, IMDB, TMDB etc.
Suggested by: ezek1el3000 (05 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 19 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Multi approve

Ability to select multi pending request and batch approve.
Suggested by: Mark (02 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 12 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration

Mark Issues resolved directly from Issues Page

Would be nice to add a button to issues to mark resolved right from the Issues page. Also, recently found out you will not see more than 10 issues listed, even if ...
Suggested by: GaMEChld (22 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 21 Nov, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add MySql to system settings in options menu

Allow users to pick and config what db they will use.
Suggested by: Jed (24 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 30 Aug Comments: 0

Direct links to Approve and Deny request

Create two variables that can be sent with "New Request" notifications so Ombi admin can approve or deny the request easily. Refer to: ...
Suggested by: Beavis (03 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 23 Aug Comments: 1
Under consideration

Better support for adult content

Ideally something that scrapes the well known adult sites - don't pretend you don't know (wink wink)
Suggested by: Mr Sticky (13 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 19 Feb Comments: 1
Under consideration

Add a badge with # of pending requests to the "Requests" row in sidebar

I think it'd be a nice UI addition for admins to see the number of pending requests in a red badge next to the "Requests" button in the sidebar. Unless you're getting ...
Suggested by: Taylor (25 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 21 Aug Comments: 0

Allow admin to create issue on behalf of other users

Exactly the same feature added about creating the request on behalf of the user, but with Issues. It's a feature useful so the user will get the notification mail ...
Suggested by: leommsouza (02 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

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: 04 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add newly requested movie (once available) to a users plex playlist

When a requested movie is added to plex, add that movie to the user who requested it plex plex playlist.
Suggested by: Sterling Schaefer (05 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 21 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Ability to see logs of Sync

We see the notifications of syncs of movies, episodes, and what not. A place that shows that via the web gui would make it easy for people to see what is wrong/when ...
Suggested by: Odin (17 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 13 Jan, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Sort by Requester

Sort by Requester on the Requests tab PS:I Like this STUFF.....................
Suggested by: JimS (13 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 18 Aug, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration