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

Author by Oswald

Update on March 30, 2020

This page is a step-by-step guide on how to install the working Seren addon on Kodi, how to integrate Seren with a Real-Debrid account, and how to install a provider package to Seren.

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, etc. 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 capture 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 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?

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 Seren Addon?

Seren KodiSeren Kodi

Seren is one of the best movies & TV shows addon for Kodi in 2020. Seren features continuous episodes playback, preemptive scrapping of sources, and is tightly interwoven with Trakt so as to serve media contents in the best quality. With Seren’s detailed categories and precise search function, users can easily access the exact movie they want within a minute.

Moreover, unlike other Kodi addons which are generally built for a single service use, Seren seems a cut above. Seren is a multi-source addon works with the added ability to install custom provider modules, allowing users to connect to multiple online/offline services at once for their viewing with a single click.

Please note that Seren addon requires the integration of a premium debrid account and the installation of provider package to play items, which is very similar to Gaia addon. You can scroll down to the second tutorial to learn more.

How to Install Working Seren Addon on Kodi

Add-on name: Seren

Repo Name: Nixgates Repo

The Latest Working Source URL: https://nixgates.github.io/packages

Media source naming: packages

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://nixgates.github.io/packages to the media location box, and hit OK button from the lower-right side.

Enter the path of media location

Step 6. The box below should automatically generate a name packages for the media source we just added. Click OK underneath.

Media source name automatically generated

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 packages we just added to Kodi.

Click on the source packages

Step 11. Click on the nixgates.repository.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 Nixgates 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.

Nixgates 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 Nixgates Repo.

Select Nixgate Repository

Step 14. Click Video add-ons.

Click Video add-ons

Step 15. Click on Seren.

Click Seren

Step 16. Click Install from the lower-right side to install Seren addon.

Install Kodi Seren 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 Seren Add-on installed pops up. That's it! You can now find you Seren addon from main menu > Add-ons. But you can’t enjoy video streams with Seren yet.

Seren Add-on installed

*Please note that Seren addon requires the integration of a premium debrid account like Real-Debrid, and the installation of provider package to play items. Follow the instructions below to configure your Seren.

Seren can’t play an item

How to Correctly Setup Seren to Enable to Play Items

Step 1. Launch Kodi. Go to Add-ons > Video add-ons and open Seren.

Open Seren

Step 2. Click on Tools.

Click on Tools

Step 3. Click on Open Settings Menu.

Click on Open Settings Menu

Step 4. From the Accounts tab, click on the right slider to Enable Real-Debrid.

Click on the right slider to Enable Real-Debrid

Step 5. Scroll down and click on Authorize Real-Debrid.

Authorize Real-Debrid

Step 6. A small window will pop up with an authorization code automatically generated, and the code has been copied to your clipboard. Note that it’s a temporary code that expires shortly, so we better hurry

Authorization code automatically generated

Step 7. Visit https://real-debrid.com/device with your browser, paste the authorization code into the box, and click Continue.

Paste the code

Step 8. Get back to Kodi, you can see now Real Debrid Authentication is completed. Then click OK.

Real Debrid authentication is completed

Step 9. Now let’s install a provider package for Seren. Click on Provider Tools from the current interface.

Click on Provider Tools

Step 10. Click on Manage Provider Packages.

Click on Manage Provider Packages

Step 11. Click on Install Package from the left Tool Box.

Click on Install Package

Step 12. Click on Web Location…

Click on Web Location

Step 13. Enter the package Zip URL http://bit.ly/a4kScrapers exactly.

Enter package ZIP file URL

Step 14. Click Install.

Click Install

Step 15. Scraper installation complete. Click OK, and you can try playing movies on Seren now!

Installation Complete

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