How to Install Kodi Repository and Addons

January 3, 2017 | By Joe | Filed in: tech.

What are Kodi add-ons?

Add-ons are like apps for a smart phone. It has been coded by third party programmers who code them without the help of the Kodi development team. This is the way Kodi can setup and makes it very useful to the users. Kodi provides the necessary package to stream any type of media on various platforms such as a computer or smart phone. Each and every Add-ons needs to be constantly maintained as things change otherwise they will stop working.

What is a Repository? 

A repository is simply a place that add-ons are uploaded to and can be downloaded and automatically installed into Kodi. Installing kodi repository is as better as installing kodi addons. Because, kodi repository can have multiple addons within it. Now let us see the step by step process for how to install a repository.

How To Install A Repository?

  1. From the Kodi Homepage, click on the gear icon.
  2. Now you have to select the File Manager from the System menu.
  3. Now double-click on the Add Source.
  4. Now, the Add Source dialog box is displayed on the screen. In that, you have to select the <None>.
  5. For this example, I have entered the URL of SuperRepo repository as http://srp.nu/. Make sure that the path which you have entered is correct and then click OK.
  6. Here, you can enter a name which you want for the media source. Now I enter a name as SuperRepo.
  7. After completing the above process, Navigate to the Kodi Homepage and select the Add-ons.
  8. Now you can click on the Package Installer icon which is present at the top-left corner.
  9. Now you can select the Install From Zip File .
  10. Here you need to select the source which you have already entered in step 6. Now I select the source as SuperRepo.
  11. Now, you need to select the version of Kodi that was downloaded and installed is located.
  12. Now, you have the option of installing individual packages such as only Video Add-ons or everything.
  13. Otherwise, you have a reason it is best to simply click All which will give you access to all the add-ons. The add-ons will not be installed that comes later. It will give you the option to install them.
  14. Now you have to click All.
  15. Click the Package and it will install. After it installs often it will try to update so give it a minute or two to finish.

How to Install a Add-on From a Repository

  1. From the Kodi Homepage, click on the addons.
  2. Now you can click on the Package Installer icon which is present at the top-left corner.
  3. Now you have to select the Install from repository.
  4. Here the list of repositories is displayed. In that, you have to select the required repository.
  5. Now you have to select the Video addons in the selected repository.
  6. Here the list of addons is displayed which are all available in the selected repository. In that, you have to select the addon which you want to install.
  7. Now you can select the Install option and wait for few seconds while the addon completes its installation process.
  8. After the addon gets installed successfully, you have to click on the Open to enter into the addon.

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