Alvin Kodi Addon Installation Guide & FAQs

In this tutorial, we will learn how to install the Alvin Kodi addon in 2-3 minutes. Undoubtedly Alvin is among the top Kodi addons even in 2022. Interestingly, it is a lightweight Kodi addon with a size of around 500KB.

Though Alvin is not from Kodi’s official repository yet Alvin addon library is regularly updated by the developers. Alvin addon, the fork of Exodus addon supports torrent streaming and full HD Videos. Moreover, Alvin is on the list of Kodi 19 Matrix builds and addons and works with Kodi 19.

Alvin is a lightweight Kodi addon and has a simple and user-friendly navigation and layout. Comparatively, you can have buffering-free and fast video streaming on the Alvin addon. Like ThOath Kodi addon, you can also integrate Real-debrid with Alvin addon too.


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How to Install Alvin Kodi Addon

Let us install the Alvin addon step by step.

1. To start the installation process of the Alvin Kodi addon, first, we need to allow installation from unknown sources. Therefore, go to the Kodi settings by clicking on the gear icon located at the top-left of Kodi’s home screen.

Alvin Settings

2. In the settings menu you will find many options viz. File manager, Add-ons, System information, Event log, etc. Moreover, in settings, we have Player, Media, PVR & Live TV, Services, Games, Interface, Profiles, and System. Click on the System option.

System Alvin Kodi Addon

3. On the left sidebar you will find the Add-ons option which is the second last option. Click on the Add-ons option.


4. Then on the radio button named Unknown sources.

Unknown sources

5. Click on the Yes button.

Alvin Warning

6. Once you click on the Yes button, the dialogue box will close.

Alvin Kodi Addons

7. Then go to the File manager option.

File Manager

8. Click on Add source button to add Alvin source.

Add Source

9. Then click <None>.


10. Enter the Alvin addon media source location.

Alvin Media Location

11. Media location for installing Alvin Kodi addon is

12. By default media source name will be the octopus. Leave it as it is, no need to change.

Octopus Alvin Source

13. Click the OK button and go back.

Add Source

14. Now click on the Add-ons option.

Alvin Kodi Add-ons

Alvin Addon Installation From Zip File

15. Next, click on the Install from zip file option.

Install Alvin from zip file

16. Click Yes when a warning popup appears.

Manually Update Alvin

17. Then click on the octopus option (this is the same option that we have added earlier).


18. Click on the option. file

19. The Octopus Repository installation starts, so wait till the message “Octopus Repository Add-on installed” appears.

Octopus Repository

Install Alvin From Repository

20. Thereafter, click on Install from repository.

Install Alvin from repository

21. Next, you will find three options All repositories, Octopus Repository, and Kodi Add-on repository. So click on Octopus Repository.

Octopus Repository

22. Then select Video add-ons.

Video add-ons

23. Wow! you have your favourite addon available here. Yes, the Alvin. Hurry up and click on the Alvin.


24. Next click on the Install button.


25. Click the OK button when a pop asks for the installation of additional add-ons.

Alvin Additional Addons

26. Alvin Kodi add-on downloading starts, you can see the progress on the right side.

Downloading Alvin Kodi Addon

27. After a few minutes a message appears as “Alvin Add-on installed“.

Alvin Add-on Installed

28. Go to the Add-ons option available on Kodi’s home screen. Open the Alvin addon.

Kodi Home

29. You will have many categories like Movies, TV Shows, My Movies, My TV Shows, New Movies, New Episodes, Channels, etc.

TV Shows

30. When you click on TV Shows, a list of many categories appears viz. Genres, Networks, Languages, Certificates, People Watching, Most Popular, Highly Rated, Most Voted, TV Show Mosts, Airing today, New TV Shows, etc.

Most Voted

31. When you scroll down Alvin addon TV shows categories you will find even more categories viz. Airing today, New TV Shows, New Episodes, TV Calendar, etc.

Airing today

32. If you want to watch a movie on the Alvin Kodi addon select the “New Movies” option from the category list.

New Movies

That’s all, Alvin addon installation process is complete. You can start streaming on the Alvin Kodi addon.

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