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How to Install Chains Sinisters on Kodi – New Best AIO Addon

Author by Oswald

July 10, 2020

Chains Sinisters is a newly developed AIO (all-in-one) addon for the community and turned out to be one of the bests in 2020. On this post, you’ll find our review on Chains Sinisters and the step-by-step guide on how to install working Chains Sinisters addon on Kodi.

I’ll demonstrate the installation on Kodi Leia 18.7, the latest stable release version of Kodi. This installation guide applies to all compatible devices including Amazon Firestick, Fire TV, Android & IOS, Mac, Android TV, Android Boxes, etc.

1. What is Chains Sinisters Kodi Addon?

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Just renamed from Chains and Sinister Six, Chains Sinisters is a newly developed all-in-one addon for the community. From its well laid out menu, Chains Sinisters serves up plentiful movies, TV shows, documentaries, live TV, music, YouTube videos, and folders for kids content and WWE shows/specials/replays.

Chains Sinisters now is a Real-Debrid only addon yet provides users with non-debrid sections with ample one-click links. Chains Sinisters also support the use of account for various personalized watchlists.

Chains Sinisters is the gathering of the reputed Chains addon and other best community addons. From this addon, without further addon installation, you can also access the others including Hazmats (Hazmats Corner), Ghost (Ghost Tavern), Wasteland, Mad Titan and Base to acquire more exclusive libraries.

In the view of the excellent performance of Chains Sinisters in delivering all types of content in one place for both Real-Debrid and non-debrid users, we’ve put it on our Best Kodi Addons in 2020 list.

Chains Sinisters was once stored in EzzerMacs Wizard Repository. Now we suggest users to, and will demonstrate in the following with, The Crew repository to install Chains Sinisters addon, as The Crew addon is another must-have all-in-one addon in 2020.

Addon Info

Addon name: Chains Sinisters (renamed from Chains and Sinisters Six)

Repo name: THE CREW

The latest working source URL:

Media source naming: crew

Disclaimer: This guide is for educational purposes only and should only be used to stream movies or TV shows under the public domain. WonderFox is in no way collaborated, affiliated with or hosting any Kodi add-ons, repositories or builds. We do not endorse or advocate copyright infringement, the end-user should be responsible for any content accessed via the services or apps referenced on this post.

· For new users, install Kodi on your device to get started. Installation guide: Windows | Fire TV Stick | Android Phone | Android Box

· Since Kodi prohibits the installation of third-party addon/repos by default for security issues, we need to set Kodi to allow installation from unknown sources to go on.

· Update Kodi to the latest version to avoid potential issues. The latest version of Kodi as of this writing is Leia 18.7. Update guide: Windows | Fire TV Stick

2. Guide on How to Install Chains Sinisters Addon on Kodi

· You can click on any steps that you find hard to follow to show the demonstration snapshot.

Step 1. Launch Kodi. Hit the cog icon from the upper side of the left panel to enter System.

Hit the cog icon

Step 2. Hit File manager from System page.

Hit File manager

Step 3. Double hit Add source from the left column.

Double hit Add source

Step 4. Double hit <None> from the box in the middle.

Hit None from the box in the middle

Step 5. In the pop-up box, copy & paste or type in exactly to the media location box, and hit OK button from the lower-right side. Check for typos if you encounter Couldn't retrieve directory information.

Enter the path of media location

Step 6. Define a name for the media source we just added as the crew. Make sure all characters of the source name are lower-cases, or you might encounter a problem connecting to internet server later during installation. Then hit OK underneath.

Name the media source the crew

Step 7. Then get back to the main menu. Click Add-ons from the left panel.

Select Add-ons from the left panel

Step 8. Click the box icon from the upper side of the left panel.

Hit the box icon

Step 9. Select Install from zip file.

Select Install from zip file

Step 10. Select the media source the crew we just added to Kodi.

Select the source the crew

Step 11. Select the .zip file within.

Select the .zip file within

Step 12. Wait until you can see a message pops up on the upper-right side saying The Crew Repo Add-on installed. Please note that’s just the installation of the repository, then it’s time to add addon to Kodi from repository. Select Install from repository from the current page.

The Crew Repo Add-on installed

Step 13. Select The Crew Repo. If you encounter "Could not connect to repository" error message, check out our troubleshootings.

Select The Crew Repo

Step 14. Select Video add-ons.

Select Video add-ons

Step 15. Locate and select Chains Sinisters.

Select Chains Sinisters

Step 16. Hit Install from the lower-right side to install Chains Sinisters addon.

Install Chains Sinisters addon on Kodi

Step 17. Hit OK to allow installing additional dependencies when this dialog pops up. Select No if a setup-wizard message pops up. Try installing again if you see Failed to install a dependency.

Hit OK to install dependencies

Step 18. Wait till you can see the message Chains Sinisters Add-on installed pops up. That's it! You can now find you Chains Sinisters addon from main menu > Add-ons.

Chains Sinisters addon installed


Since we’re here, I hope you’ve followed our guide and have successfully installed Chains Sinisters addon on Kodi. As of this writing, Chains Sinisters addon is perfectly working, continuously updated by Chains and offering numerous quality streams. Enjoy your streaming!

Additional Reading: Kodi FAQs

· What is Kodi?

A: Kodi is a free and open-source media player software application developed by the XBMC Foundation. Kodi features a sleek option buttons layout, easy to navigate GUI (Graphical User Interface), wide scope of video format supported, and smooth video playback performance and the specialty in serving as a media library for Kodi users to manage their media collection. The best part of Kodi is that the numerous versatile Kodi addons that capture online media streams, to provide users with gorgeous audiovisual content without cost.

· Is Kodi Legal?

Kodi is legal, using Kodi is legal, and using Kodi addons is also legal. Watching certain content behind Kodi addons, however, could be illicit if you bypassed copyright protection. So that we suggest you stream contents under the public domains only.

· What are Kodi Addons? Why Do I Need Addons for Kodi?

A: For those who don't know, the official Kodi version doesn't provide any content whatsoever. Unofficial Kodi versions, however, are not recommended to use since they might bring you malware and other risks. To explore the full potential of Kodi on the official version, installing addons for Kodi is an essential process. Kodi addons will pull media resources from network streams to create a free connection between Kodi and online media resources, thus we Kodi users get to enjoy free movies, live TV, live sports, TV shows, etc. without cost.

· What are Kodi Repositories?

A: Kodi repositories, Kodi repos in abbreviation, are containers like addon bundles that contain a set of featured addons. By installing a Kodi repository instead of individual Addons, the Addons are automatically updated when a new version is released. Kodi repositories come in the form of ZIP files or a source URL, and adding addons to Kodi is often based on the repo's installation.

· Can't understand the language of Kodi interface, or prefer another language instead of the default English?

A: Here you can learn how to change language in Kodi so that you can understand.

· I have some private media folders and add-ons that I don't want to be accessible by others, is there any way that I can encrypt Kodi?

A: Yes, here you can learn how to set a password for Kodi to protect your privacy.

· What is the best maintenance addon on Kodi and how to install it?

A: Ares wizard is our highly recommended tool for Kodi maintenance, backup, tweaks. And it's perfectly working right now. Here you can learn how to install Ares Wizard for Kodi maintenance.

· My Kodi buffers a LOT during video playback, any fixes?

A: If there's nothing wrong with your network connection and bandwidth, and you're in no reason to be throttled by your Internet service provider, then Kodi buffering can very likely be boiled down to heavy cache. For smooth viewing enjoyment, learn how to clear Kodi cache in the simplest way, and this is also a possible fix to Failed to Install a Dependency Kodi issue.

· Some of my Kodi addons are not working, how to remove them to free up my storage space?

A: The original repository or media source of installed addons will get blocked or shut down - happens all the time. To slim your Kodi, you should learn how to remove unnecessary and invalid addons.

· I once lost everything in my Kodi, don't want that happen again, any suggestion?

A: During the use of Kodi, we will inevitably run into a system crash or hardware failure and need to reinstall the system or Kodi. To avoid the loss of previously installed Kodi add-ons, customized settings and configuration, here's a great post for you to learn how to backup and restore Kodi.

· I've found a great addon on Github but I don't have its media source URL, how can I install it on Kodi from Github directly?

A: There's a practical addon called Git Browser that was developed for that, learn how to install Git Browser on Kodi.

· Suffering from playback issues like video buffering/stuttering, video can't play, video no sound, weird color display, etc. on Kodi default video player.

A: Find Kodi default media player somewhat unsatisfactory? Kodi can perfectly support almost any video player program as its external player, and adopting an external player for Kodi won’t lose the marks on videos like “watched”. Learn from this guide on how to adopt an external media player for Kodi.

· I've encountered an error message saying "Check the log for more information" and I have no idea what’s going on, what should I do?

A: That error occurs all the time when we use Kodi. Kodi log file can be used to analyze and find the problem for experienced users; and can also be uploaded to the Kodi official forum for help as required for general users, so as to facilitate those people or experts to locate specific error information and offer the most practical and accurate solution. On this page you’ll learn how to check Kodi error log file on any device.

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