It seems that some of our users still prefer to install Kodi addons using the old-school method, directly from our Fusion Installer source. This method is reserved mostly for advanced users, or those looking for a more bare-bones type Kodi configuration.
If you’re using a lower powered device, or are one of those people who like to tinker with things, you might find this Fusion Installer method of Kodi addon installation useful. Before you begin, it would probably be a good idea to browse through our Addon Library, to figure out which repository holds the specific addon you wish to enable.
Step 1: Navigate to the Settings tab under the SYSTEM menu.
Step 2: Choose the Add-ons tab from the vertical menu bar.
Step 3: Click on the OK button if prompted by the First run help screen.
Step 4: Click on the Install from zip file function.
Step 5: Choose the fusion source.
Step 6: Select the kodi-repos folder.
Step 7: Click on the english folder.
Step 8: Click on the repository file which holds the addon you wish to enable.
Step 9: Click on the Install from repository function.
Step 10: Select the repository that you just installed.
Step 11: Select the Video add-ons category.
Step 12: Select the addon you wish to install.
Step 13: Click on the Install button within the Add-on information window.
Step 14: After a few seconds, you’ll see the word Enabled displayed next to the addon name, it’s now ready for use!
Now that you’ve managed to install your first Kodi addon, don’t go ahead and start installing every addon in sight. When it comes to Kodi addons, less is definitely more. Some people go out and install dozens of addons, and the next thing they know their device is running slow as hell, or even crashing. Just something to keep in mind.