What are Kodi addons and how to install it?

What is Kodi?

The Kodi is a free and open-source media player software application that has been developed by the XBMC Foundation. In addition, Kodi is available for multiple operating systems such as windows, linux, etc. and also available for hardware platforms. Kodi allows you to play and view the most available streaming media such as videos, music, podcasts, and movies which are available from the Internet and also all common digital media files available from local and network storage media.

What is a Kodi addon?

Kodi Addons are defined as the packages that add features and functions which are not normally included with Kodi. Exodus, Covenant, Neptune Rising are some of the popular names. There are many other best kodi addons across the internet. These Addons are developed by the people those who are on the Team Kodi and third-parties. The Kodi has a developing list of community driven addons for online contents such as YouTube, Hulu, Grooveshark, Pandora Radio, as well as skins called themes and much more available from a common official repository. Some of the third-party developers are still enabling to host their own unofficial repositories for the addons that any user can choose to add themselves if they like.

How to install a Kodi addon from zip file?

Now let us see the step by step process for how to install a Kodi addon from zip file.

Step 1: First you have to open Kodi on your device.

Step 2: From the Kodi Homepage, select the addons which is present in the left side menu.

Step 3: Now you have to select the Package Installer icon which is present at the top left corner.

Step 4: Now you have to select the Install from zip file to install the required repository zip file.

Step 5: Make sure that you have enabled Unknown Sources. If not, you will receive a popup which notifies that it is disabled.

Step 6: If you want to enable Unknown Sources, Go to Settings and then select the Addons which is available in the left side menu. Now you have to enable Unknown Sources.

Step 7: After you enable Unknown Sources then you will receive a Warning Popup. Make sure that you have read and understand this warning and then click on Yes if you want to continue.

Step 8: After completing the above process, You have to navigate to the Addon browser, and then select the Install from zip file.

Step 9: Now you will be presented with the browser window where you can find to where your required zip file is stored. You have to find and select your needed repository zip file from the list.

Step 10: After select the repository zip file, you have to wait for few seconds while the repository completes its installation process.

Step 11: Once you get a popup with successful installation of repository. You can proceed to install the addon from the particular repository.

How to install Kodi addon from repository?

Step 1: First, you have to open Kodi on your device.

Step 2: Now you have to select the Kodi Addons which is present in the left side menu.

Step 3: Now you have to click on the Package Installer icon which is present at the top-left corner.

Step 4: Now you can select the Install from repository.

Step 5: Now you need to select the required repository available from the list.

Step 6: Now select the Kodi addon category.

Step 7: Now you need to select your required kodi addon.

Step 8: Now click on the Install option and wait for few seconds while the Kodi addon completes its installation process.

Step 9: Once you get a popup with successfully installed, then you have done the installation process successfully.

Step 10: After completing the installation process, You have to click on the Open to enter into the Kodi addon.

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