How to Enable Unknown Sources on Kodi

Enable unknown sources on Kodi 18 Leia

In this guide we will show you how to enable unknown sources on Kodi. You have to enable this option in order to install Kodi addons and repositories from third party sources.

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Why do I need to enable unknown sources?

Since Kodi 17 there is a new enable unknown sources option you may need to active when you want to install third party Kodi addons. Kodi is nothing but a media interface which can be drastically enhanced by installing Kodi addons.

There are a lot of Kodi addons you can install directly from the official Kodi repository. However there are a lot more Kodi addons you can find by searching our website or the internet.

To make sure you are aware that these Kodi addons are not officially supported by the Kodi developers you need to activate the unknown sources option in your settings.

Just in case you wonder: All Kodi addons you can find on this website are 100% legitimate and do no harm to your system. Unknown sources are just another word for third party sources. To install Kodi addons from these sources you need to enable the option once in your settings. We will show you how.

How to enable unknown sources on Kodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 18 Leia

01 – Start Kodi and click on the gear icon in order to open the settings menu.

Enable unknown sources on Kodi - Step 1

02 – Click on “System”.

Enable unknown sources on Kodi - Step 2

03 – Highlight the menu “Add-ons” on the left side and click on “Unknown sources” in the middle of your screen.

Enable unknown sources on Kodi - Step 3

04 – Kodi will ask you if you really want to enable this option. Confirm this warning with “Yes”.

Enable unknown sources on Kodi - Step 4

05 – Make sure that Unknown sources are enabled by checking the toggle on the right side. It should turned white. This means that unknown sources on Kodi are enabled!

Enable unknown sources on Kodi - Step 5

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