This guide shows you how to install NoobsAndNerds Repo for Kodi 17 and previous versions.

  • UPDATE for Wednesday December 06, 2023:  NoobsAndNerds Repo is currently down.  Their site says “Account Suspended”.  But there is at least 1 alternate source (“mirror link”) for this great Repository.  For now, use the link below when installing NoobsAndNerds Repo:
  • Scroll down to see the step-by-step guide on how to install NoobsAndNerds Repo in Kodi 17 Krypton
NoobsAndNerds Repo Screenshot

NoobsAndNerds Repo

  • Also check out Cazwall Repo, which has dozens of the best TV Addons (current version of Exodus, too)

    Cazwall Repo

    Cazwall Repo: another one of the best Kodi 17 repositories

How to Install NoobsAndNerds Repo

  1.  From the Kodi home screen, select System (this looks like a Gear icon in Kodi 17 and above.  If you’re using Kodi 16 Jarvis, you will just see the word SYSTEM instead of a Gear icon).
  2. Then select System Settings.

    Kodi Krypton "File Manager" button in SYSTEM menu

    Now select System Settings

  3. Now choose “Add-ons” from the menu on the left.

    Kodi 17.1 Add-Ons under System Select

    Select “Add-Ons” from the System Settings menu

  4. Then, in the right side of the screen, turn on Unknown Sources.  Then press “Yes” to confirm the selection.

    Kodi Krypton Unknown Sources

    Turn ON Unknown Sources

  5. Now go back to the System menu.
  6. Select File Manager.

    File Manager in Kodi 17

    Select File Manager

  7. Then choose Add Source.

    Kodi 17.1 Add Source

    Choose “Add Source”

  8. Now select the box that says “None“.

    Kodi 17.1 Add New Source address

    Select “None” to enter the address of your new Kodi source

  9. Then enter
    1. The previous URL is
      Kodi 17 New Source

      Enter the Noobs and Nerds Repo address (above)


  10. Now press OK
  11. Then select the box that says “Enter a name for this media source”

    Enter a name for the new source

  12. Enter a name, such as “.kfiretv

    Kodi 17 Enter a name for this media source

    Type in a unique name

  13. Then press OK.
  14. Press OK once more to finish adding the new source for great Kodi TV addons!
  15. Now return to the Kodi home screen.
  16. Then select “Add-Ons” from the main Kodi home screen.

    Kodi 17.1 Add-Ons menu

    Select “Add-Ons” from the Kodi 17 homescreen

  17. Now select the Package Installer icon.  This is a small icon in the top left corner of the screen that resembles a package.Kodi 17.1 Package Installer menu item icon
  18. Then choose Install From Zip File.

    Kodi 17.1 Install From Zip File

    Choose “Install From Zip File”

  19. Now select the new source you added, “.kfiretv
  20. Select noobsandnerds_Repo (X.Y).zip (where X and Y are whatever the current version of the Repo is).

    NoobsandNerds Repo Kodi install (view from Browser of zip file)

    If you enter the NoobsAndNerds Repo URL in your browser, this is what you will see. This is also a good way to make sure the Repo is available before you try it in Kodi.

  21. Wait for the NoobsAndNerds repo to install.
  22. Now choose “Install From Repository
  23. Then select NoobsAndNerds Repo
  24. From the NoobsAndNerds Repository menu, select noobsandnerds (Community Portal) TV Add-ons (or select Video Add-Ons).  *** Alternatively, you can select the top-most Category (which is named “Add-on Repositories”) to see a list of almost all Kodi repositories currently available.
  25. Then select the TV Addon(s) you want to install, such as Exodus.

    Select Exodus or any TV Addon from Noobs and Nerds Repository

    Select Bob or any other TV Addon from NoobsAndNerds Repo

  26. Install the Firestick VPN app (finally available) to hide your IP address while streaming.

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