An updated and rebranded version of the popular Zen, the Elysium Kodi TV addon puts smiles on movie and TV show lovers. The wildly popular Noobs and Nerds have picked up Zen and rebranded it as the Elysium Kodi TV addon. With trakt.tv support, Elysium lets you keep track of the episodes and shows you’ve watched, then share watch-lists with your friends. Get the most out of this Kodi TV addon with its Real Debrid integration for more available streams to your favorite shows.
Table of Contents
- 1 Elysium Kodi TV Addon Install Preparation
- 2 Repo Sources for Advanced Users
- 3 Install the Ares Wizard First
- 4 You Have Movies. You Have TV Shows.
Elysium Kodi TV Addon Install Preparation
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Allow Unofficial Kodi TV Addons
Since the release of Kodi 17 (code name: Krypton), the XBMC / Kodi Foundation requires that you enable the use of Unknown sources directly within Kodi’s settings. Without toggling this setting to allow unofficial TV addons, Kodi makes installing Elysium or even the Ares Wizard impossible. If you don’t know how to do this, follow our very simple and quick guide to Enable Kodi Unknown Sources. I promise we’ll be here when you get back, and it won’t take but a moment. If you follow the video in that article, you’ll also have the Ares Repo installed and ready to go! If so, then skip ahead to the Ares Wizard Installation section when you return.
Repo Sources for Advanced Users
If you’re a seasoned Kodi TV addons installer with repository and wizard experience, then you likely only require the repo source. The Noobs and Nerds repo located at https://noobsandnerds.com/portal/ hosts Elysium. In this article, however, we’ll use the Ares Wizard to install Elysium, as the Ares Wizard offers to install the private Elysium Kodi TV addon repo. This will ensure you receive the most recent updates immediately upon release. The Ares Project repository is hosted at http://ares-repo.eu. The Ares Wizard is located within the Program add-ons directory of the repo.
Install the Ares Wizard First
If you already have the Ares Wizard installed, you can jump straight to the Elysium install section. Enjoy the flight!
Ares Repo Setup
- Click the gear icon (aka Settings) in the top left
- Select the File Manager
- Then, choose Add Source
- Click None
- Enter http://ares-repo.eu, then hit OK
- Name this Ares Repo, then click OK
- Double check all information correct, then select OK again
Ares Wizard Installation
- Back to Kodi’s Main Menu, then choose Add-ons menu item
- Then, click the Package Installer icon at top left
- Choose to Install from zip file
- Click Ares Repo in the dialog box
- Then, find repository.aresproject-0.0.8.zip (the numbers may have changed) and click it
- Once Add-on Installed, then…
- Then, move to Install from Repository
- Choose the Ares Project repo you just installed
- Then, enter the Program add-ons directory
- Now, click the Ares Wizard for installation
- Then, click the Install button in the bottom right
- When you see Ares Wizard Add-on Installed, then your install was successful. If you took a break and missed it, your chance of success… meh…
- You’ll find the Ares Wizard in Kodi’s Add-ons area
- Open it, then the extraction and installation will start. This takes just a few moments.
- Then, the Ares Wizard will load for the first time
Elysium Kodi TV Addon Installation
- If jumping here because you had the Ares Wizard already installed, then go ahead and start that wizard up.
- Enter Browse Add-ons in Ares Wizard’s menu
- Then, click Video Add-ons
- Select the Elysium (formerly Zen) list item.
- Then, click Install. Don’t worry that the Elysium item in the list loses focus. As long as you are on the Install button and still see the Elysium info to the right, all is going well.
- Now, just hang on for a sec while Elysium downloads, extracts, and installs. There should be several download, extraction, and installation dialogs popping up while Elysium and its many dependencies are installed.
- Then, click on OK to exit the pop-up stating Elysium successfully installed.
The Ares Wizard Knows What You Need!
- The Ares Wizard will check to see if you’ve the Elysium Kodi TV addon’s home repo installed, then if not, offer to install it for you. Accept this offer, then rest assured of the latest Elysium updates along with lower chances of broken or missing streams.
- The private Elysium Kodi TV Addon repository installs very quickly.
- The Elysium Kodi repository installed successfully to keep you in updates as they are made.
- You can close the Ares Wizard now, but note the pretty green color of the Elysium, which means install successful; awaiting your pleasure!
- Read and accept or refuse the Ares Project’s offer on the way out of the Ares Wizard.
- You will now find your spanking new Elysium Kodi TV addon in the Kodi Video add-ons area.
You Have Movies. You Have TV Shows.
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Ready to watch a show? Are you secure? Hot dog! Go get the butter melted for the popcorn and kick back with your new friend—the Elysium Kodi TV addon!
Keep in mind that XBMC / Kodi Foundation support considers the Elysium Kodi TV addon unofficial. They won’t help with questions concerning unofficial Kodi TV addons. They will likely warn you against online piracy, then ask you to ‘behave.’ Ask any questions you may have in the comments below. We’ll help if we can, then ask you for a cup of coffee to help keep our eyes open!