Tutorial How To Stop Buffering Issues on Kodi 17 Krypton

Did you ever encounter video buffering when you watch movies or tv shows on Kodi? In fact, this is a very common issue.
There could be many root causes to this problem.
1. Your internet connection is slow.
You need a minimum of 8MB/s connection to have stable 720p and 1080p streaming, and 10MB/s for live TV streaming.

2. Network slow down from Internet service providers.
There is nothing we can do about it until your ISP fix the problem.

3. Video streaming source is slow.
Change video source or subscribe Real Debrid for quality and stable streaming.

4. Your ISP is throttling customers that stream videos.
This could happen to some ISPs in some countries.

5. You have not optimize video cache in Kodi.
This is what this article about. I will show you a very simple way to change default video cache settings in Kodi, then you will be able to enjoy your movies and tv shows without interruptions!

I was using Easy Advanced Settings to change Kodi 16.x video cache settings. It involved many steps including calculating cache size to set. However, this add-on no longer supported and could not be used for Kodi 17.x.
Here, we going to use an even better and simpler way to set video cache.

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Tutorial How to Install TvBrowser Android App to Search and Play Movies/Shows from Multiple Sources

As you know, there are many apps out there that can play movies, dramas and variety shows from China. However, not all apps are created equal. Sometimes you have to search a few apps just to locate a particular show. Then of course there are apps that geo-block the show if you are outside China.
Lately I found this app, TvBrowser, that help you search any movies, tv shows, news, music, education etc from your tv box. You can search a movie or tv show just like internet browser. Then select which of available sources to play. For some reasons, many movies are not geo-blocked when you use this app. Cool?

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Tutorial How to Install Evolve for Kodi

Update 22 Jul 2017: This addon no longer working. How the repo http://matsbuilds.uk/goliath is still working and contains other addons with adults content such as les-be-friends,  just for him and mPorn. So you can still install the repo and the addons in it.

Hello, there is a new add-on called "Evolve" with nine fantastic section to give you access to countless content.

  • Evolve Sports
  • Goliath: Sports, live TV, documentaries, comedy, movies, cartoons, music, fitness
  • Kraken: Movies, IPTV music, world radio, hoops, in the hood, rock, PPV replays
  • Gorgon: 24/7, crime movies, Storage Wars, theme park heaven, 3D
  • Trapper: F1, Moto GP, Guinness World Records, music, police shows, poker, concerts
  • Hank: Sports, major event replays, F1 replays, Soccer, classic wrestling
  • Slim: Golf, drumming, video games
  • Markov: Movies, TV shows, BoxSets, Karaoke
  • Wraith: Fave Videos, Sheree's Music Videos, Savannahs Movies, Pokemon Go, PC Gamer Streams, Life Hacks
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Tutorial How to Change Screen Keyboard Language in Kodi Krypton

Majority of Kodi's addons today is in English. The default keyboard setting for Kodi is English (Romans alphabet). This is very convenient to most of the users.  

However, there are some addons that is using Chinese, Arabic language etc, especially Youtube addons that contains almost every languages possible. For example, you can use Simplified Chinese to search for videos with title in Chinese. This is also to videos with title in other languages.

There is a way you can set Kodi's screen keyboard to the characters set that you want, and use it to search video's title in that specific language.

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Tutorial How to Install Exodus for Kodi

If you just updated Exodus and having problems, go into tools and clear cache + providers - I do that most times I use it and not a problem here.

(new) July 13 2017 Exodus is updated to v3.1.23. However, Smash repo (http://mediarepos.net/kodistuff) is now working. You can install Agent47 repo from http://repo-run.cf/a47b/.

(old) June 25 2017 Updated to v3.1.22 

(old) tvaddons.ag could be down forever. So there is no fix repo hosting for Exodus. You can donwload latest Exodus from http://mediarepos.net/kodistuff/

After install this repo, you can also get the latest 1Channel (now 2.5.78) , Icefilms (1.99.71), SportsDevil (2017.06.24), SALTS (2.0.196), Ultimate WhiteCream (1.1.54), XXX-O-DUS (2.01) and Youtube (5.3.12).

Update is unknown for this version.

 

Exodus Kodi Add-ons – Lambda, creator of Genesis, has released the Exodus Kodi add-on, a brand new multi-source Kodi add-on for movies and television!

This is the video add-on that I like most. It can find more high quality video stream for you.

Kindly note that Exodus is not an official part of Kodi you are running, and therefore not to be mentioned within official support channels, this addon has nothing to do with the Kodi itself, nor it’s intended use, it is simply a third party plugin which has been added to your system.

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Tutorial How to Install Bubbles Addons for Kodi 17 Krypton

Updated to version v2.1.1 (2017-06-21)

  • Repository addons are now required by Bubbles.
  • Fixed loader in Trakt manager.
  • Support for multiple watches on Trakt.
  • Restructured download directory browsing.
  • Better Premiumize season pack detection.
  • Major improvements on metadata processing.
  • Removed HDRip from CAM video quality detection.
  • Added support for manual torrent and usenet downloads.
  • Added support for Premiumize abd RealDebrid downloads.
  • Fixed various sections under the kids menu.
  • Improved local caching.
  • Updated Premiumize hosters.
  • Added Premiumize usage information for the Premiumize provider.
  • VPN detection based on ISP or VPN address mask.
  • Improved sorting of streams.

 

Bubbles is a new third party Kodi add-on that have a lot of movies and TV Shows in SD and HD from file hosts, torrents and usenet. You can integrate Bubble with Primiumize and Real Debrid that will give you best quality pictures.

The new Bubbles after v1.2.0 has a lot of great new changes. Now you have Trakt integrated into new Bubbles, as well as Easynews - largest usenet providers in the world.

Bubbles is only works in Kodi 17 Krypton. BTW, Bubbles could be developed by Labmda, the creator of Genesis and Exodus.

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Tutorial How to install SALTS for Kodi 16.0 Jarvis using SuperRepo

June 19 2017 Update: SALTs is also in the new Exodus repo, so 1 install guide = 2 great Kodi addons update on your system! The current version is v2.0.196.

Download Exodus Repository 3.0 from HERE

June 11 2017 Update. tknorris no longer the developer of SALTS. The new developer is k3l3vra and this addon is now in new repository.  

Uninstall the Stream All The Sources addon you currently have installed and install the latest one. The current version is v2.0.195.

Direct install SALTS  repository from here.

Stream All The Sources or SALTS is one of my favorite video addons. It is a very popular video addon for Kodi that allows you to get streams from many different sources, giving you a large number of working, high definition sources at your TV screen. Users can also manually configure SALTS after installation to optimize movies search results. Furthermore, SALTS supports trakt.tv integration to keep your video collections and lists synchronized across devices.

SALTS is developed by same people that created 1Channel. It has replaced GENESIS in some aspects and has a proven track record of consistent updates and maintenance. It has everything we need in a high quality addon. If you know how to configure SALTS and control source results to better suit your own preferentces, then you might find SALTS is the ONLY video addon you need.

There are few ways to download and install SALTS into your Kodi. Here I show you the easiest way to install through SuperRepo Repository. In the next article, I will show you how to install SALTS directly from the source to your devices.

So here we go...

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Tutorial How to install latest SALTS for Kodi 16.0 Jarvis using direct source

June 19 2017 Update: SALTs is also in the new Exodus repo, so 1 install guide = 2 great Kodi addons update on your system! The current version is v2.0.196.

Download Exodus Repository 3.0 from HERE

June 11 2017 Update. tknorris no longer the developer of SALTS. The new developer is k3l3vra and this addon is now in new repository.  

Uninstall the Stream All The Sources addon you currently have installed and install the latest one. The current version is v2.0.195.

Direct install SALTS  repository from here.

Installation of SALTS addon is very easy via repository like Superrepo. However, you are also install a lot of unwanted music, video and program addons at the same time. The installed addons are not the latest most of the time. You will have to wait for auto update triggered by Kodi.

If you like to have the latest version on SALTS on first installation, as well as keep your files to minimum, then you should install addons direct from it parent repository. Here is how can you do it on SALTS.

My example is based on SALTS 2.0.53. The current version is SALTS 2.0.105 as of Oct 20 2016.

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