How to Install New ReleaseHUB Add-on on Kodi

The popular ReleaseHUB addon is working once more and it works even greater this time! On this page, you can learn from the step-by-step guide on how to install ReleaseHUB on Kodi.

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.

Oswald | Updated on April 16, 2021

1. What is ReleaseHUB Kodi Addon

2. How to Install ReleaseHUB Addon on Kodi

3. ReleaseHUB Kodi Addon Not Working Fix

1. What is ReleaseHUB Kodi Addon

The popular ReleaseHUB addon that once shut down is now back to work, the updated ReleaseHUB addon is a new movies and TV shows addon available from Bugatsinho repository. ReleaseHUB serves up movies & TV shows from past to present, scene releases, TV shows calendar and more, while many links are sourced from the best direct download websites.

ReleaseHUB sections include News-Updates, Scene Releases, TWODDL, DDLVALLEY, Scene Source, ReleaseBB, EZTV, Search, Setting–Tools and Set View-Types.

It is recommended to use ReleaseHUB with a subscribed debrid account to pull premium links, and debrid authorization can be implemented from Settings-Tools > Resolver tab. Supported debrid services include Real-Debrid, Premiumize and All Debrid.

As ReleaseBB addon still being impeded by the Cloudfare issue, ReleaseHUB addon do serve as a decent alternative, so we recommend you give it a go. And we’ve listed ReleaseHUB on our Best Kodi Add-ons in 2021 list as a great new addon to try.

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    Addon Info

    Addon name: ReleaseHUB

    Repo name: Bugatsinho repository

    The latest working source URL: https://bugatsinho.github.io/repo/

    Media source naming: bugatsinho

    Disclaimer: This guide is for educational purposes only and should only be used to stream movies and 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.

    2. How to Install ReleaseHUB Addon on Kodi

    · 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 18.9. Update guide: Windows | Fire TV Stick

    · If you're using a VPN, please check your Kodi proxy settings to avoid network connection issues.

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

    Step 2. Hit File manager from System page.

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

    Step 4. Click <None> from the box in the middle.

    Step 5. In the pop-up box, copy & paste or type in exactly https://bugatsinho.github.io/repo/ to the media location box, and hit OK button from the lower-right side. Check for typos, and try replacing http with https, if you encounter Couldn't retrieve directory information.

    Step 6. Define a name for the media source we just added as bugatsinho, in lowercase. Then hit OK underneath.

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

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

    Step 9. Select Install from zip file. For first-time users, click Settings in the popup dialog to allow Kodi to install ZIP files from unknown sources, if you haven't done that already.

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

    Step 11. Select the .zip file within. If you see failed to install addon from ZIP file, check your internet connection, reboot Kodi, and install again.

    Step 12. Wait until you can see a message pops up on the upper-right side saying Bugatsinho repository 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 screen.

    Step 13. Select Bugatsinho repository. If you encounter "Could not connect to repository" error message, check out our troubleshooting.

    Step 14. Select Video add-ons.

    Step 15. Locate and select ReleaseHUB.

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

    Step 17. Hit OK to allow installing additional dependencies when this dialog pops up. Try installing the required dependencies respectively if you see Failed to install a dependency.

    Step 18. Wait till you can see the message ReleaseHUB Add-on installed pops up. That's it! You can now find your ReleaseHUB addon from main menu > Add-ons. For the installed addon, we advise you to disable its auto-update feature and manually update it when needed, for safety concerns.

    Wrap-up

    As of the writing of this post, ReleaseHUB Kodi addon works nicely so don’t forget to follow the tutorial and give it a try as it lasts! And if you have further questions, better ideas or any requests on ReleaseHUB addon, feel free to reach me on Twitter | Facebook and I’ll be glad to help.

    ReleaseHUB Not Working Fix

    • ReleaseHUB 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 like Open Wizard 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.

    • ReleaseHUB 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.

    • ReleaseHUB 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.

    • ReleaseHUB 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

    • ReleaseHUB 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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