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    How to Install External Kodi Sources/Repos

    This guide shows you how to add external sources/repos to your Kodi config.

    A video showing these steps can be seen at the bottom of this post


    Step 1: From the Kodi main menu, scroll to SYSTEM and then underneath choose FILE MANAGER


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    Step 2: This screen will show you locations that Kodi uses to access repositories. You need to select ADD SOURCE. Sometimes it requires a double click on ADD SOURCE to get the window to pop up


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    Step 3: Using the on screen keyboard, or a physical USB keyboard air mouse. Type the URL of the external source you want to add an then select DONE


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    Step 4:  You can give the source/repo a name of your choosing by scrolling down to ‘Enter a name for this media source’ field. Once done, click on OK


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    Step 5: Now back out in the FILE MANAGER you will see your newly added source. Press the back button on your remote to come back out to the Kodi menu screen


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    Step 6: To install the repo from the source you’ve just added, choose ADD-ONS from underneath SYSTEM


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    Step 7: Now choose INSTALL FROM ZIP FILE.


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    Step 8: Browse to the source you just added and select the repo within it which will be in the form of a ZIP file.


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    Step 9: Once you have selected the repo, it will install into Kodi. Press the back button on your remote to come back out to the ADD-ONS menu and choose GET ADD-ONS




    Step 10: Browse to the repo you have just installed or simply select ALL ADDONS to see everything that is available.




    Step 11: Then choose the add-on you want to install. From the pop up menu choose INSTALL




    Step 12: The add-on will appear in ADD-ONS with ENABLED next to it. All done






    The following video demonstrates these steps in real time


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