In this tutorial, I am going to show you the step by step process to install Venom Add-on on Kodi 18.5 (Leia). It's a well-known Exodus Fork that pulls HD quality streaming links from various sources. You'll see the installation process of Venom Kodi Add-on on Firestick. The process will also work on other Kodi devices including Android Phones/Tablets, Windows PC, macOS, iOS, etc.
Venom is one of the most popular Exodus Fork that pulls out high-quality streaming links from many video hosters. It also supports Real-Debrid and Trakt authentication.
If you have a Real-Debrid Premium account, you can get an excellent streaming experience with this add-on. You'll also get 4K HD movies and tv shows as well.
Venom Kodi Add-on has got a similar interface of Exodus. It has some basic categories like Movies, TV Shows, My Movies, and My TV Shows on the home dashboard, but once you dig in, you'll get more sub-categories.
Venom Add-on Features-
You'll get these categories on Venom dashboard-
- TV Shows
- My Movies
- New Movies (IMDb)
- New Episodes (Trakt)
- Recently aired (TVMaze)
Apart from this, you can directly search for any movies or tv shows and has an option to setup Real-Debrid, Trakt, and TVMaze accounts.
That's enough intro, let's move to the installation process…
How to install Venom Add-on on Kodi
You need to follow these steps to install Venom Add-on on Kodi –
1- Open Kodi
First of all, turn on your device where Kodi is installed and launch Kodi to proceed further. Firestick users can launch Kodi by going to Settings> Applications> Manage Installed Applications> Select Kodi> Launch.
2- Go to Settings
You can see three icons in the top left corner. Click on the Gear icon to open Kodi Settings.
3- Select System
At the bottom-right corner, you can see System settings. Just select that option.
4- Select Add-ons
From the left side menu, select Add-ons option.
5- Enable Unknown Sources
In order to install any third-party Kodi addons, we need to enable the Unknown Source option. Click on that Enable/Disable icon.
6- Confirm Warning Pop-up
A warning popup will appear on your device screen, click on Yes to confirm. It's always recommended to install only trusted add-ons on Kodi to avoid any data theft.
Also, we strongly recommend you to ALWAYS use a good VPN while using any third-party Kodi add-ons. I'm using Express VPN on Kodi, Firestick, PC, and Smartphone. It's #1 VPN in terms of speed and security.
7- Go to File Manager
Once you enabled the Unknown Sources, go back and select the File manager option to add a media or plugin source.
8- Select Add source
In order to install any third-party add-ons, we need to provide the source URL in the File Manager section. Click on the Add source option to enter the repository address.
9- Select <None>
You can see, there's no media source specified. Click on <None> option to edit the source.
10- Enter repository source
In order to install Venom Addon for Kodi, type this URL- https://123venom.github.io/
11- Enter Name
Specify the name of this source. Enter Venom.
12- Save this media source
Check all the information here and save this media source. To save this source, select the OK button.
13- Go to Add-ons
Exit from the File Manager and select Add-ons option from the left side menu.
14- Select Package Installer
At the top-left corner, you can see three icons. Select the Package Installer option as shown below.
15- Select Install from zip file
Now you can install any Kodi Addon from third-party sources. Select Install from zip file option to install a repository/addons scripts bundle.
16- Select the Source folder
I named it Venom at Step #11. So, I'll select this source folder.
17- Select the Zip file
You'll see a Zip file available on your screen. This zip file contains all scripts of this Repository. Select the repository.venom-1.6.zip file to install.
18- Select Install from repository
Wait for a few seconds until this repository zip installed on your device. You'll get a notification at the top-right corner. If notification appeared, select Install from repository option.
19- Open Repository folder
You'll see all the installed repository here. Select the repository folder to go to Add-ons installation.
20- Open Video Add-ons folder
Lot's of options will appear on your Kodi screen. Select the Add-ons folder to jump to the Add-ons list.
21- Select the Add-on
Select the Venom to install on your device.
22- Select Install
The Kodi Addon is now ready to install. Click the Install button to move forward.
23- Select OK
Some additional add-ons and scripts will be installed on your Kodi. Select OK to start the installation process.
Table of Content
- 1 How to install Venom Add-on on Kodi
- 1.1 1- Open Kodi
- 1.2 2- Go to Settings
- 1.3 3- Select System
- 1.4 4- Select Add-ons
- 1.5 5- Enable Unknown Sources
- 1.6 6- Confirm Warning Pop-up
- 1.7 7- Go to File Manager
- 1.8 8- Select Add source
- 1.9 9- Select <None>
- 1.10 10- Enter repository source
- 1.11 11- Enter Name
- 1.12 12- Save this media source
- 1.13 13- Go to Add-ons
- 1.14 14- Select Package Installer
- 1.15 15- Select Install from zip file
- 1.16 16- Select the Source folder
- 1.17 17- Select the Zip file
- 1.18 18- Select Install from repository
- 1.19 19- Open Repository folder
- 1.20 20- Open Video Add-ons folder
- 1.21 21- Select the Add-on
- 1.22 22- Select Install
- 1.23 23- Select OK