You’ve probably heard that Kodi has been battling some legal issues in the past. As a response to those issues, Kodi doesn’t allow installation of third-party addons by default. However, this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t count on the helpful community of Kodi developers. A quick visit to this application’s Settings will reveal how to enable Unknown Sources on Kodi.

As you’re about to see, this process is incredibly simple and takes only a few moments of your time. And we’re going to show you how this is done on Kodi 18 Leia. However, the same process applies to earlier Kodi versions as well.

So, here’s how to enable Unknown Sources on Kodi.

  • Make sure that Kodi is open and that you’re on its Home Page;
  • Now click on the gear icon located in the top-left corner. You can find it below the application’s logo;

Enable Unknown Sources on Kodi
  • At this moment, you will enter the application’s Settings;
  • You need to click on ‘System’ on the right side of the screen. Please note that this option is called ‘System Settings‘ in earlier Kodi versions.

System Settings Kodi 18
  • In the left-placed sidebar, hover over ‘Add-ons’;

Enable Unknown Sources on Kodi
  • On the right, click on ‘Unknown Sources’;
  • You will be presented a warning message against enabling this option. You can feel free to continue by clicking on ‘Yes’;
  • To make sure everything’s set properly, double-check if a toggle next to ‘Unknown Sources’ is set to ON

That’s it! You have enabled Kodi to install third-party addons. There are lots of popular Kodi addons out there, and we recommend you to try some of them. As you will see, the process of installation of those addons will go without a single error. Enjoy!

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We hope you’ve found this short guide to be useful. In addition, we hope that you have learned how to enable Unknown Sources on Kodi. Remember that this is an important prerequisite for installing any addon made for Kodi.

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