How to install add-on in Kodi 17 Krypton

How to install add-on in Kodi 17 Krypton 1
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Here’s how to install add-on in Kodi 17 Krypton. This installation guide works to install any add-on including video, music, game, program, or picture add-on.



Before begin the installation, make sure to have the following information. The repository URL and the zip file. The example of each is as follows:

  • The URL:
  • The zip file:

Important! Make sure the http or https, the / at the back of the URL and the correct zip file revision.

Install add-on in Kodi 17 Krypton

If you have the above information, you are good to go with the following guide. However, if you only have the zip file, you can skip step 2 to 13.

For Kodi 17 Krypton, if this is your first time to install add-on, you’ll need to enable the unknown source. The guide to enable this option is provided below. Skip step 2 to 6 if this option is already enabled.

  1. Open Kodi 17 Krypton.
  2. At Home screen, select the gear icon located at the top left of the screen.
  3. Select System.
  4. Select Add-ons.
  5. Click the Unknown sources to toggle the setting between On and Off.
  6. A warning message box will appear, click Yes to continue.
  7. Go back to Home screen, select the gear icon located at the top left of the screen.
  8. Select File manager.
  9. Select Add source.
  10. Select <None>.
  11. In Enter the paths or browse for the media locations box, enter the full URL of the add-on including the http:// and click OK .
  12. Select Enter a name for this media source, enter any name you want it to be called and click OK .
  13. Go back to Home screen, select Add-ons.
  14. Select box icon located at the top left of the screen.
  15. Select Install from zip file.
  16. Select the name of the media source you added in step 11 above.
  17. Locate and select the zip file and click OK.
  18. Wait for the Add-on enabled notification.
  19. Select Install from repository.
  20. Select the repository you’d just installed.
  21. Select Video/Music/Game/Program/Picture add-ons. (either one)
  22. Find and select the add-on you’d like to install and click Install.
  23. Wait for the Add-on installed notification.

Done. The add-on is successfully installed in your Kodi 17 Krypton.


As you can see in the above tutorial, this installation guide can be used to install any add-on as mentioned in the first paragraph.

Note: If the add-on does not works as intended after the installation. Please contact the add-on developer.

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Ray Fantasian

In step 17-18 it fails to install saying that it failed to download a dependency. Can you help me with this?

Sharri Jinnah
Sharri Jinnah

When I get to step 8, my “OK” button is greyed out. What is wrong? It’s grey, no matter what repository URL I enter. Please help!

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