Configuring Add ons for Movies and TV Episodes in Kodi 17

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Important Definition: Add-ons are shortcuts or mini-applications in KODI that play movies; tv episodes; and live streams of sports, news, and other programing.  Some of the content is copyright protected and streamed without permission by developers of the add-ons.


KODI for Movies and TV Shows is no longer the best application available for movies and TV shows.  Please read this blog and watch this video to install Terrarium TV after you watch the video below on installing KODI.  Terrarium TV is FREE! Also, the video below will provide instruction on installing Terrarium TV without a USB drive.




Current and New Customers: If you just purchased a ConnectBox and wish to watch movies and TV shows in KODI 17, this 15 minute video will guide you through the process of adding Add-ons to your KODI 17 install.  This video will show you how simple it is to configure add-ons in KODI 17.  This 15 minute video will get you watching movies and tv episodes easily and quickly within KODI 17.  We hope you enjoy the video. If you have any questions or concerns about configuring KODI, please contact us.   (If you prefer step-by-step written instructions, please read below the video.) [After you watch the video and configure KODI, you may want to add cable TV service by clicking here.] 


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You must use Fire TV Guru Wizard to install PULSE for KODI.  The media source address is (Please use this address for PULSE Build install when watching video.)

Our devices' installation of the latest supported version of KODI are without add-ons.  Customers who wish to watch movies and tv episodes using KODI can easily configure the Add-ons in KODI with the guidance of this simple 15 minute 'How-To' video.  This easy to follow 15 minute video should provide an easy way for new KODI users to add the most popular Add-ons to KODI for streaming entertainment.


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Step-by-Step Instructions:(Images created from video above)

This is the easiest way to add all the best add-ons to your KODI 17 application! (If needed, please pause video to follow along while setting up KODI 17 on your ConnectBox.)

  • At the Home menu screen once device is turned on, you will need to open KODI by selecting the KODI application.
  • Wait for KODI 17 to load.
Step 2
  • Click the 'Settings' widget on the KODI 17 home screen.
Step 3
  • Select 'File Manager' near the bottom right corner.
Step 4
  • Select 'Add Source'
Step 5
  • Click '<None>' and type:
  • Screen shot of where you would type the URL to the source files.  Once typed, click OK.
  • Click 'Ok' and then click the return button on your remote control to get back to the home screen of KODI.
  • Click on 'Add-ons' menu item located on the KODI home screen.
Step 10
  • Click the 'open box' icon in the upper left-hand corner of the screen.
Step 11
  • Choose 'Install from zip file.'  Once you click this link, you will receive a warning message. 
Step 12 
  • To enable KODI to install from unknown sources, you will need to click settings.
Step 13
  • Select 'Unknown Sources.' Click 'Ok' on remote
Step 14
  • Select 'Yes.'  Afterwards, click the return button on the remote one time.
Step 18
  • Select 'Install from zip file' again
Step 19
  • Select the file source you created earlier called 'Fire'
  • Click on
  • Wait for the Repository 'Add-on' to install.  You should see a notice indicating it is complete; if not, go to the next step after 5 minutes.
  • After the repository installs (may take a minute), you can select 'Install from Repository.'
  • Select 'Fire TV Guru Repo'
  • Select 'Program Add-ons'
  • Select 'Fire TV Wizard'
  • Click the 'Install' button
  • Wait 1 to 5 minute for the 'Fire TV Wizard' to install.
  • Now, click dismiss on the FTG Wizard Welcome Greeting.
  • Click 'Continue.'  (From here, it is smooth sailing.)
  • Now, click 'Build Menu.'
  • Now, click on 'Pulse CCM Krypton.'
  • Select 'Standard Install.' 
    • Click "Yes, Install."
      Once the install completes, you will Click 'Ok' to close KODI.  Then re-open KODI to experience the entertainment that is available to you.  After re-opening, let KODI sit for 10 minutes; so the 'Add-ons' can update. (If KODI does not close automatically, you can power your device off and then back on.)
      Step 36


      Click Here: Now, that you have add-ons, you should consider adding cable TV Service!