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How to Install Working The Crew Addon on Kodi [Step-by-step Guide]

Author by Oswald

Update on Oct 23, 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 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 Kodi Leia 18.9, 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.

Important update.

The Crew repo missing? The Crew Addon fails to launch with saying 'the crew error, check the log for more information'? That could be the program addon Indigo added a new code in April 2020 to block you from these addons including The Crew. Click here to learn how to uninstall Indigo on your Kodi to get everything back working.

· More Troubleshooting on The Crew Not Working/Stopped Working

Part 1. 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 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.tv & Real-Debrid (We'll get to that in a bit), etc. there is no doubt about the content The Crew serves us, the only worry you should have, is what to enjoy first.

· More tips on The Crew addon: How to download movies and TV shows from The Crew

· 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. . Update guide: Windows | Fire TV Stick

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.

Part 2. 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

Adult Section password: lol (case sensitive)

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. 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 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.

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. If you encounter "Could not connect to repository" error message, check out our troubleshootings.

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

Part 3. 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. The integration implementations for other supported ResolveURL or URL resolver services go with the same principle.

·  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

Wrap-up.

If you have problems installing or using The Crew, check out the FAQs below to find possible solutions. For further questions or better ideas on The Crew addon, feel free to reach me by clicking on my name from the top of the page, right next to my avatar. Have a good one.

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The Crew Not Working Fix

• The Crew No Stream Available/Streaming Buffering/Stream Pending after Loading but Won’t Play

The causes of no stream available and other streaming failed issue vary, most effective solutions include:

1. Use the option in your device settings or maintenance addons to clear Kodi cache.

2. Reauthorize debrid services like Real-Debrid, Premiumize and All Debrid with the updated ResolveURL.

3. Go to addon settings and switch Auto Play feature to Source Select.

4. Stop using VPN with debrid services.

5. Use a proxy to bypass ISPs blocking.

• The Crew Fails to Start/Launch

That could be the addon stopped working, we'll put up an announcement from the top of the page, in that case, stay tuned to our updates. In addition, working addons will also fail to launch, try the following methods to sort that.

1. Make sure the server and port number in your Kodi Internet access match the ones of your network. Check that especially if you're using a VPN. Learn more: Kodi Proxy Settings

2. Try clearing Kodi app cache in your device settings or with maintenance tools like Open Wizard, reboot Kodi, and launch the addon again.

• The Crew Error Check the Log for More Information

First try clearing Kodi app cache from your device settings, reboot Kodi, and try the previous behavior again and see if this issue still occurs. If so, learn how to check log file on Kodi and draw support from someone who can read it. Please note that don’t seek assistance for third-party addons from official Kodi support channels.

• The Crew Links Fails to Play Requiring Stream Authorization

If you’re asked to authorize stream when trying to play a link, you can either:

1. Use a static IP address to pair with the hoster site.

2. Use a debrid service with Kodi and disable free hosters in addon settings.

Learn more: Stream Authorizations on Kodi – Is it Safe? Several Ways to Deal with Them

• The Crew The Dependencies Could Not be Satisfied

This issue results from python code discrepancy of addon’s dependencies. In that case, you should use a compatible version of Kodi for the addon. As always, we only advise the use of the latest stable release version of Kodi and the latest version of continually-updated addons.

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