This guide with screenshots explains how to install Elementum Kodi addon to stream a huge catalog of movies and series.
The process was performed on Kodi 19 Matrix, the latest version available to date, and should work fine on older versions such as Kodi 18 Leia.
The steps described in this post apply to all devices and platforms that support Kodi such as Android, Android TV, Fire TV, Linux, Windows, and more.
If you are new to Kodi, this ultimate guide will help you get started and set up the media center correctly.
Also, although it is not necessary, it is highly recommended to update Kodi to the latest version. Updates are always useful because they fix problems and make improvements.
About Elementum Kodi addon
Elementum kodi addon is one of the most important Kodi video add-ons to stream movies, TV shows, and other multimedia content in high definition quality using torrent links. Due to its P2P or BitTorrent nature, it uses both download and uploads bandwidth to partially download prior to playing a video for a buffer-free experience.
The Elementum kodi add-on forked from the Quasar Kodi add-on uses the new advanced torrent engine with extra storage features like streaming directly to the device’s memory, support for NAS or FAT32 systems, and more.
Elementum kodi addon can be downloaded from the official website of the addon, in this case, the installation requires downloading the zip file directly from the site. This version has been upgraded to be fully compatible with the latest Kodi release v19.0 Matrix.
So, if you want to install Elementum on Kodi 19, just go to the official website of the add-on and download the zip file. The steps to follow are explained below. Otherwise, Elementum is also available in The WareHouse repository.
For this addon to perfectly operate, you will need to install the Elementum Burst from the program folder within the repository.
This guide accompanied by screenshots will show you how to install Elementum addon on kodi. The process is quite similar for both versions of Kodi 19 Matrix and 18 Leia and can be used to install the addon on any device that is compatible with Kodi
Install Elementum Kodi addon
We are going to see two different methods to install Elementum. First, we will see how to install it by downloading the Zip file from its official website. This method works for both Kodi version 19 Matrix and 18 Leia, then we will see how to install Elementum from The WareHouse repository.
Keep in mind that the most interesting Kodi addons exist in third-party repositories. This means that before installing a third-party addon, you should allow Kodi to install from unknown sources. This option is disabled by default for security reasons.
- Follow this guide to enable unknown sources on Kodi.
Install Elementum from the Zip file
Installing an addon from a zip file is quite an easy process, all it takes is to download a zip file to your local storage then add it to Kodi. This is how you can do it:
First, pay a little visit to the Elementum official website and download the zip file. You will find different versions depending on the operating system. Download the proper package for your system.
For most Android Boxes you should download the Android arm package. Nvidia Shield and modern tablets/smartphones use the Android arm64 package. Raspberry Pi running Raspbian uses the Linux arm7 package. If you’re not sure about your device specifications just download the All-in-One package.
Remember the folder where you download the file, you will be using it later.
- Launch Kodi and click on the “System Settings” Icon.
- Click the Add-ons Browser option (Open Box Icon)
- Select “Install from zip file“
- A short notification will popup to warn you that add-ons installed from zip ( excluding served repositories) will not be auto-update and must be manually updated. Click Yes to proceed.
- Now, in your locally stored files, find and select the Zip file you downloaded from the Elementum website. Normally it should be in the Downloads folder unless you specified another path.
- The file will have a name like plugin.video.elementum-xxxzip. The installation should start as soon as you select the file.
- Wait a couple of seconds and you’ll be prompted to install Elementum Burst.
Keep reading, there is a section below about how to install Elementum Burst addon
And this has been all regarding the installation of Elementum from a locally stored zip file. You can access the addon from the Kodi Addons section, in the Video Addons category .
Install Elementum from The WareHouse Repository
Install The WareHouse Repository
With the unknown sources option enabled, Kodi is now ready to install any addon or repository, regardless of its source.
Elementum Kodi addon is available in The WareHouse repository So, our next step will be to install the repository. For this, a media source needs to be added. We have already explained in our corresponding guide how to do this. Otherwise, follow the instructions below:
- The source URL: https://tinyurl.com/TWHrepo
Launch Kodi and from the home screen, click on the gear icon to access the settings.
Enter the File Manager
Select Add Source
Double click on “< None >”.
In the URL bar, type the URL of the media source and press OK :
Enter a name for this source so you can easily recognize it later, and press OK. In this case we put “TWHrepo“.
Again, click OK to confirm
Now, from the settings page, enter the Add-ons browser “Open box icon“.
Select “Install from a Zip file“.
Click OK to bypass this warning
Find the name of the source you just added in the previous step and click on it.
Select “Repositor.thewarehouse.xxx.zip” and click on it.
Wait a few seconds until a popup message appears in the upper right corner telling you that the Repository is installed.
And this has been all regarding the repository installation. It is a valid process for any third party repository.
Now that you have The WareHouse Repo on your system, you need to install The Elementum Addon.
Install Elementum addon
- Now go to Install from repository
- Click The WareHouse Repository
- Then Video add-ons
- Select Elementum
- Click Install
- A box will popup showing all the dependencies and add-ons that will be installed Click OK
- On the top right, a pop-up will let you know that your add-on is installed
Install Elementum Burst addon
As soon as the Elementum addon is installed, a message will be displayed to confirm the installation of Burst.
Burst is a multi-provider program addon responsible for searching torrents on several websites.
In order for Elementum to be able to use Burst, the Elementum Burst addon is required. Click Yes to install it.
In a few seconds, kodi will start downloading and installing Elementum Burst addon
Sometimes Elementum Burst fails to install, in that case, restart Kodi and you’ll be prompted to install Elementum Burst again. If the automatic installation fails you’ll have to do it manually, please read How to install Elementum Burst.
Once installed, Elementum Burst should appear under Program Add-ons tab
Now go back to the Kodi home screen, find the Add-ons tab on the left side menu, Elementum Addon should appear under the Video add-ons category.
Elementum addon features a very simple user interface. On the home page, the addon lists all the available content sections for free Movies & TV Shows.
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