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How to Implement Uptobox Streams Authorization or Disable Uptobox Links on Kodi

Author by Oswald

July 22, 2020

A large number of live streams and popular PPVs within many Kodi addons are encrypted by Uptobox pin code. For proper playback, you’ll have to visit Uptobox website for authorization. On this post, you’ll learn what is Uptobox service, is Uptobox a safe website, how to go about Uptobox streams authorization, and how to disable Uptobox on Kodi.

What is Uptobox

Uptobox authorization on KodiUptobox authorization on Kodi

At times, when you select a favored link in certain Kodi addon, the link doesn’t play upon click. Instead, a dialog pops up suggesting that you should visit a link and enter a code for authorization.

Uptobox is a file hosting platform provider that offers online storage/remote backup capacity, sophisticated uploading and downloading tools. Uptobox users can host videos, images, audio and other files and download from one another. Uptobox provides free trials and their premium account offers advanced features and block ads.

Uptobox provides free links for a variety of streams in many different Kodi addons. For desired content, users are asked to visit Uptobox website and enter authorization codes for unlocking and access their streams. And by directing tons of traffic to their website, they benefit from the growing product exposure.

Is Uptobox Website Safe?

It does seem weird if something drives you to a specific unknown website for conducting certain behaviors, so here we’ll talk about if Uptobox is a safe website.

During our testing on Uptobox stream authorization process, there isn’t any occurrence of suspected redirect, pop-up, foisting malware, advertisement or whatnot.

So generally, we assume Uptobox to be a safe website, at least for Uptobox streams authorization on Kodi.

However, according to community reviews on Mywot and Trustpilot reviews, there has been major complaints on Uptobox for scams and website security issues. Additionally, there has been records from PCrisk accusing Uptobox for directing users to dubious websites which may contain deceptive encouragements and other risks.

If you’re worrying authorizing links on Uptobox will pose threat to your device, check out the second tutorial to learn how to disable Uptobox source for your Kodi addons.

How to Authorize Uptobox Links for Kodi

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to safely authorize Uptobox links for your desired content. The authorization process is totally effortless, and it only requires a registration, which is completely free, for a new user to get to his stream desired.

Yet Uptobox doesn’t provide download & stream services for users with IP addresses from the United States and without premium account, so a VPN will be needed in that case.

Prior to starting, click on the Uptobox locked link in Kodi to acquire the authorization code.

Step 1. Navigate to https://uptobox.com/pin with your web browser. Click REGISTER button from the upper side to register for a free account if you haven’t had one already.

Register for an account

Step 2. Enter the authorization code exactly as shown, to pair your addon with Uptobox.

Enter authorization code

Step 3. Log in with your account.

Log in with your account

Step 4. When you see Streaming Status is On, you can close the page and head back to Kodi. Your Uptobox stream will start in a bit.

Authorization completed

How to Disable Uptobox Streams on Kodi

Most Kodi addons supports to customize the link download sources. In the following tutorial I’ll show you how to disable Uptobox links for your Kodi addons. Don’t worry, that won’t cripple the addon since most addons these days are multi-sourced and it’s just to filter out Uptobox links and you can still enjoy streams resolved by other providers afterwards.

I’ll demonstrate with C:>Goto addon, one of the best Kodi addons in 2020 with plentiful Uptobox links, the disabling procedures for other Kodi addons go with the same principle.

Step 1. Launch the addon you intend to disable Uptobox streams for. Move the cursor over left side to activate the hidden menu, click Add-on settings.

Click Add-on settings

Step 2. From the Resolvers tab, click Open Resolver Settings.

Open Resolver settings

Step 3. You’ll be led to a new settings window. Non-universal resolvers will be listed in a series of tabs alphabetically, locate Uptobox settings. Click on the toggle from Enabled to disable Uptobox resolver. At last, click OK button on the right side to save the settings.

Uptobox disabled

Wrap-up.

A word of advice, using a VPN to stream on Kodi is always a good idea to avoid potential risk of various kinds. And if you opt to disable Uptobox, when it’s done, don’t forget to clear cache for your addon, most addons these days have an integrated button for that job. After that, the original Uptobox streams will be replaced with another available link.

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