Step by Step Guide To Kodi and Streaming Movies or TV Shows

By | April 5, 2022

Step by Step Guide To Kodi and Streaming Movies or TV Shows
Page Table of Contents

  1. How To Install Kodi
  2. Setup Unknown Sources
  3. Add-ons and Repositories
  4. How to Install The Crew
  5. How To Use The Crew
  6. Kodi Frequently Asked Questions
  7. What Is a VPN?

Kodi has become the best home entertainment system available, and all for free.

Originally called XBMC (Xbox Media Center) it has evolved leaving behind the hardware limitations of the original Xbox and changing its name to Kodi.

A new version called Kodi 18 Leia has been released which is a nice new edition to the ever evolving media center.

Kodi can be installed on many different hardware platforms from a cheap desktop/laptop computer to a Fire TV Stick.

Dedicated Android media center boxes can also be bought.

After Kodi is installed to a media box it needs what are called Add-ons to take advantage of the content available.

Add-ons are like Apps for a smartphone that are installed in Kodi and do what they are programmed to do.
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For example, The Crew is a popular Add-on that allows you to stream movies and TV shows with Kodi.
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There are different sections within Kodi including, TV, Radio, Games, Add-ons, Pictures, Videos, Favorites, and Weather.
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The Crew would be under Add-ons Video after being installed.

How To Install Kodi 19 Matrix

Installing Kodi depends on which hardware you plan to use.

To keep it simple Kodi can be installed on an old computer, Mac or PC, and setup as a dedicated media center.

To do this simply go to the Kodi download page and download the install that works for your machine.

Download Kodi Here https://kodi.tv/download

The install for and Android, Windows, or a Mac is easy by simply downloading the correct installer and following the instructions.

Steps to Setup Unknown Sources in 19 Matrix

Kodi 19 needs a box checked called Unknown Sources to install add-ons such as The Crew .

  1. Click the Settings Icon in the top left corner.
  2. Steps to Setup Unknown Sources in 18 Leia Step 1

  3. Settings.
  4. Steps to Setup Unknown Sources in 18 Leia Step 2

  5. Add-ons.
  6. Steps to Setup Unknown Sources in 18 Leia Step 3

  7. Turn ON Unknown Sources.
  8. A warning box will come up click Yes .

Add-ons and Repositories

After Unknown Sources have been set to ON, repositories and add-ons can be installed.

A repository URL needs to be added to Kodi so that add-ons can be installed.

What is a Kodi Repository?

Repositories are websites that store an Add-on for download.

They often contain multiple add-ons and are a repository for all add-ons a developer has created.

The websites address or URL is added into Kodi to download the Add-on that a repository contains.

There are many add-ons and repositories that can be added. Below are the steps to install the popular Crew add-on.

There are many other add-ons and it is best to have a few if one stops working.

Read Here To See a List of the Current Top Kodi Add-ons

Using a good VPN with Kodi is always suggested for privacy and security. If you need a good low cost VPN to use with Kodi NordVPN it has multiple high speed servers with no throttling or logs.

*WirelesSHack.org is not affiliated with Kodi, or any Addons or Builds. WirelesSHack.org is a news and informational site which does not support or condone copyright infringement. Kodi should only be used with content that is bought and owned personally or is in the public domain.

How To Install The Crew Kodi Addon

  1. At the top left click the System Settings Icon
  2. How To Install Kodi 18 Leia Addon Step 1

  3. Click File Manager
  4. How To Install Kodi 18 Leia Addon Step 2

  5. On the left click Add Source
  6. Click where it says NONE
  7. How To Install Kodi 18 Leia Addon Step 4

  8. Type in the URL: https://team-crew.github.io/
  9. How To Install The Crew Kodi Addon 2021 Step 5

  10. In the next box down name it Crew and click OK
  11. How To Install The Crew Kodi Addon 2021 Step 6

  12. Double check everything is correct and click OK
  13. How To Install The Crew Kodi Addon 2021 Step 7

  14. Go back to the main menu and click Add-ons
  15. Click the Add-on Package Installer Icon at the top left
  16. Click Install from zip file
  17. Kodi 19 users click OK on the Warning popup and be sure Unknown Sources is set to on
  18. How To Install Kodi 19 Matrix Step 11

  19. A box will pop open select Crew
  20. How To Install The Crew Kodi Addon 2021 Step 11

  21. Click repository.thecrew-0.3.4.zip
  22. How To Install The Crew Kodi Addon Ver 34 Step 12

  23. Wait for the Repository to download and popup at the top right and say The Crew Repo Installed
  24. How To Install The Crew Kodi Addon 2021 Step 14

  25. Click Install from repository
  26. How To Install Kodi 18 Leia Addon Step 14

  27. Click The Crew Repo
  28. How To Install The Crew Kodi Addon 2020 Step 15

  29. Select Video Add-ons
  30. How To Install The Crew Kodi Add-on 2022 Step 17

  31. Click The Crew
  32. How To Install The Crew Kodi Add-on A Step 19

  33. Click Install
  34. How To Install The Crew Kodi Addon Nov 2021 Step 19

How To Use The Crew Kodi Add-on

The Crew like all add-ons will have video sections for movies and TV shows.

Kodi add-ons don’t host any content and simply search the internet for website links for videos the same as Google.

After a video is selected to watch, The Crew will take 60 seconds to find the best links available.
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Once it finds the best links it will display them.
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To start the video click the first link and The Crew will automatically go through them until one starts playing.

Once a stream starts if it buffers stop it from playing and click farther down the list of links until a good one is found.

Sometimes a good link will be found quickly while other times it will be harder to find and require a bit of patience.

Kodi Frequently Asked Questions

Why Don’t I see The Crew?
The Crew is located in its own repository, as long the repository is installed into Kodi it will show up when enabled.

To see which repositories you have installed go to Install From Repository . All the installed Repositories will be shown.
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Clicking on a repository will also show the add-ons it contains.

Why Don’t I see the Add-on I am looking for?
Each add-on will be located in its own repository, so adding the repository it is in will be necessary.

Every repository will have a unique URL that will need to be typed in to install it.

When I click a link to a TV show or movie the link doesn’t work or buffers.
This does happen and the more popular Kodi becomes the more the servers/sources can at times become overwhelmed.

This is the reason many sources/links will come up on a list. If one source link does not work go to the next link. If it starts to buffer stop the video and move on to another link.

Most often a good source can be found within 2-3 links depending on the time of day.

Most add-ons will automatically try to go through the list of links but sometimes stop.

For example, if an add-on stops on link 7, restart at link 8.

What Is a VPN?

A VPN provides privacy and security while being online.

Entities such as an internet service providers or unscrupulous persons will only see encrypted data and not be able to track what is being done.

This gives a user anonymity as well as privacy while online.

A VPN is not necessary to use Kodi but can hide all online activities which has become very desirable.

It can also help bypass any blocking an ISP (Internet Server Provider) may be doing.

Two popular Kodi friendly options are NordVPN and Express VPN with both having multiple high speed servers with no throttling or logs.

 




 

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