How-To: Install Netflix and Amazon Prime Video on Kodi

How-To: Install Netflix and Amazon Prime Video on Kodi

Note: Updated September 15th 2021 by Brandon Guzman-Peirano

Kodi is an open-source media player that can also be used to stream content, making it very popular with so many. Due to its popularity, operating systems like OpenELEC were created. Recently, CoreELEC has joined in the party, making Kodi available on various boards such as Hardkernel, and most systems running Android like the ODROID-N2

The YouTube addon is the simplest to install. First scroll down to “Add-ons”:

Select “Install from repository,” then select “Install from repository” again. Now click the Kodi Add-on repository:

Scroll down to “Video add-ons”:

Click and install the YouTube addon:

For Netflix and Prime Video, there are a few more steps. We need to download two repositories, one for each service. For Netflix, download this file. The Prime Video file can be found here. To get it onto the single board computer, connect via the preinstalled Samba server and place them in a folder that can easily be found. After sending the file, navigate back to the Add-ons menu and select “Install from zip file.” Now we need to navigate to the zip we loaded earlier, so choose “Home Folder” and go to the folder where the zip file is, then open the file.

Once we install both add-ons, we will need to install the repositories for Amazon Prime and Netflix.

Then we select the add-on previously installed.

After we install each app from repository, we will able to sing in with our email and password.

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Sources: Netflix on Kodi by CastagnaIT, Amazon Prime Video Add-on by Sandmann79.

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Comments

Arun Sharma - June 1, 2021

netflix add-on browses the video but dont play, says “one or more items failed to play. check the logs for more information”
I am having Kodi 19 from India

mamaligadoc - December 26, 2020

With respect !!!

Bo - October 16, 2020

As Ralph mentioned, the Prime link is not working at the moment. There is a new(er) thread on the Kodi forum that may provide some help: https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=349255

Ralph - October 16, 2020

Prime link is now dead :(
https://github.com/Sandmann79/xbmc/releases/download/v1.0.2/repository.sandmann79.plugins-1.0.2.zip

UncleTom - July 20, 2020

The app is legit. You must have an Amazon account to watch. I know because I use it daily. I only wish it had the ability to pass the 4k video.

Rudolf - July 14, 2020

Netflix install from zip fails as there is a dependency due to missing xbmc.python version 3.00

LocalHorst - February 4, 2020

How does Netflix and Prime run in 4K?

Mihail - November 29, 2019

Hussain. CoreElec is not Android and I bet that addon is not legit and it is pirating movies. That has no place here :)

Dilawar Hussain - September 9, 2019

I still think installing an app like Cinema HD (https://www.juststream.io/cinema-hd/) is much better than trying to figure complicated things with Kodi. Apps like Cinema HD, TeaTV, BeeTV, etc provide ease of use for android users.

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