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(April 2020) How to Install Working The Crew Addon on Kodi Leia & Krypton

Author by Oswald

Update on March 30, 2020

The Crew is one of the best all-in-one addons on Kodi in 2020 that has outdone most similar ones. What’s more, it’s currently fetching countless high-quality media streams for its users, and working quite well as of this writing. Now, follow this guide to install The Crew addon on your Kodi right away!

I’ll demonstrate the installation on Windows PC, with Kodi Leia 18.6. This installation guide applies to Amazon Firestick, Fire TV, Android & IOS, Mac, Android TV, Android Boxes as well.

What is Kodi?

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 grab online media streams, to provide users with gorgeous audiovisual content without cost.

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

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 rip 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?

Kodi repositories, Kodi repos in abbreviation, are containers like addon bundles that contain a set of filtered 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.

What is Kodi The Crew Addon?

Kodi The CrewKodi The Crew

Developed by THE CREW team, titled after the same name of the repository it belongs, The Crew is a major addon selection from THE CREW REPO repository, and claims to provide users with the best in entertainment on Kodi. As a new candidate of the best Kodi addon in 2020, The Crew certainly outsmarts its elderly counterparts like Kodi Covenant and Kodi Exodus.

Not just free movies, IPTV, TV shows, TV episodes like many Kodi addons do, it also provides users with mouthwatering Holiday Cheers; live sports including: NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, etc.; Kids; Fitness; Food & Brews; 1 Click; Stand Up Comedy and more. Also, the basic The Crew installation is already integrated with free torrent providers, Trakt & Real-Debrid, etc. there is no doubt about the content The Crew serves us, the only worry you should have, is what to enjoy first.

How to Install the Latest Working The Crew Addon on Kodi

Add-on name: THE CREW

Repo Name: THE CREW Repo

The Latest Working Source URL: https://team-crew.github.io/

Media source naming: the crew

Before starting,

· For new users, install Kodi on your device to get started.

· 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.

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

Click on cog icon

Step 2. Click on File manager from System page.

Click on File manager

Step 3. Double click on Add source from the left column.

Double click on Add source

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

Click on None from the box in the middle

Step 5. In the pop-up box, copy & paste or type in exactly https://team-crew.github.io/ to the media location box, and hit OK button from the lower-right side.

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 click OK underneath.

Name the media source the crew

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

Click on Add-ons from the left panel

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

Click on the box icon

Step 9. Click Install from zip file.

Click Install from zip file

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

Click on the source the crew

Step 11. Click on the repository.thecrew-0.2.10.zip file within.

Click on 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. Then click Install from repository from the current page.

· If you fail to install from repository and receive an error message “could not connect to repository”: Check if there’s any typo of the URL in step 5; check your network connection; and update your Kodi to the latest version to fix that issue.

The Crew Repo Add-on installed

Step 13. Please note that’s just the installation of repository, then it’s time to add addon to Kodi from repository. Select The Crew Repo.

Select The Crew Repo

Step 14. Click Video add-ons.

Click Video add-ons

Step 15. Click on THE CREW from the top of the addon list.

Click on THE CREW

Step 16. Click Install from the lower-right side to Install THE CREW addon.

Click Install to install THE CREW Kodi addon

Step 17. Click OK to allow installing additional dependencies when this dialog pops up.

Click OK to install dependencies

Step 18. Wait till you can see the message THE CREW Add-on installed pops up. That's it! You can now find you The Crew addon from main menu > Add-ons, enjoy your The Crew!

THE CREW installed

How to Install and Setup Real-Debrid on The Crew

Real-Debrid is a service with which you integrate a Kodi addon to acquire faster internet stream downloads for buffering-free video playback. To get started, sign up for a free Real-Debrid account at http://real-debrid.com/ if you haven’t had one already.

·  Here’s a post where you can learn more about Real-Debrid.

Step 1. Launch Kodi. Go to Add-ons > Video addons, open The Crew.

Open The Crew

Step 2. Scroll down and click on Tools.

Click on Tools

Step 3. The Crew uses Resolveurl, click on RESOLVEURL:SETTINGS.

Click on Authorize Real Debrid Resolveurl

Step 4. From the Universal Resolvers tab, you can see there are multiple service that The Crew support, scroll down until you find Real-Debrid. Then click (Re)Authorize My Account from Real-Debrid section.

Click on Real Debrid (Re)Authorize My Account

Step 5. A small window will pop up with an authorization code automatically generated, do not click Cancel now. Note that it’s a temporary code that expires shortly, so we better hurry.

Authorization code generated

Step 6. Visit https://real-debrid.com/device with your browser, enter the authorization code into the box exactly. Check if there’s any typo! Then Real-Debrid will ask you to login with your account if you haven’t.

Enter the authorization code

Step 7. Set an identifiable name for your current device, like Android TV living room.

Set a name for your device

Step 8. It’s done! Real-Debrid is now fully setuped on your The Crew Kodi addon. You can now close the Real-Debrid webpage, get back to Kodi and enjoy smooth video streams.

Real-Debrid setup complete

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