In this guide, I will show you how to install Covenant on Kodi 18.9 Leia and older versions. The Addon is now available to install from the Covenant repo and cy4root. I have provided both the links in the guide.
Exodus Kodi Addon reigned the world of Kodi add-ons for a great while. The demise of Exodus resulted in the emergence of loads of Exodus Forks. Out of all these forks, the one which stood out was Covenant. It was the true heir and successor of Exodus in many respects which made it the best Exodus alternative. First of all, both Exodus and Covenant had been developed by the same developer Lambda which sort of makes it an official fork. Covenant even sports the same UI as its predecessor.
Not only did Covenant fill up the shoes of Exodus, but it was also better than Exodus in a great many respects. It was far more stable and offered many more features. Lambda had even stopped updating Exodus which made Covenant the best alternative to Exodus.
Exodus was later resurrected and both these addons together worked well for quite some time. They are no longer as popular as they used to be, especially since the many new and better performing on-demand addons spawned. Yet, a lot of Kodi users are still looking for Covenant and Exodus. The good news is that both these addons have only been recently updated and are working great for now.
If you’ve installed Kodi on your FireStick or PC, then I would say Covenant is still a must-try addon.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Covenant on Kodi 18 Leia in some very easy to follow steps. Please note that you can similarly install any other video add-on/ or any other Kodi add-on as well.
We will use the Covenant repository to install Covenant addon on Kodi. Here are the steps:
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STEP 1: Launch Kodi and click open the Settings Menu.
STEP 2: Click System Settings (Kodi Leia users will click System)
STEP 3: On the left click Add-ons
STEP 4: On the same screen, click the Unknown Sources toggle
STEP 5: Click Yes when prompted
STEP 6: Now click open File Manager as shown in the picture below (in Kodi Leia this option is in the top row)
STEP 7: Now click on Add Source.
STEP 8: When you click open Add Source, a box will appear. Just click <None>. Now, a new menu will pop-up wherein you’ll be asked to put the path name/URL. Just type https://covenant01.github.io/zip in the box like shown in the picture below and click OK
Alternate Link (if the above link doesn’t work): https://cy4root2.github.io/zip
STEP 9: In the next step, put Covenant in the media source name as shown below (or any other source name you like). Please cross-check very carefully before proceeding any further. Then only click OK.
STEP 10: Now click Backspace several times to head back to the main menu. Now open Add-ons menu.
STEP 11: Now open package installer (the open-box icon on top-left as shown below).
STEP 12: Now Select open Install from Zip File.
STEP 13: Now locate and select Covenant (or any other source name you added earlier) and open repository.covenant-x.x.zip. The installation will begin. Wait for the repository to install
Note: If you used the alternate link https://cy4root2.github.io/zip then click the zip file repository.cy4root-master.zip
STEP 14: Now again go back to the main menu and click open Add-ons and then click open the package installer as done earlier. This time click open Install from Repository as shown in the image below.
STEP 15: Now select Covenant Repository and then select Video Add-ons.
Note: Choose cy4root Repository if you used the alternate link
STEP 16: Now just scroll down and find Covenant. Once you find it, click to open it.
STEP 17: Now click Install on the next screen
For Kodi Leia users, a popup will be displayed after clicking Install. Click OK to continue
STEP 18: Congratulations. Everything is done and you have now successfully installed Covenant on your Kodi using this method. Now enjoy the vast ocean of amazing media offered by Covenant and enjoy it on your PC or Amazon Fire TV.
We hope that this how-to tutorial helped. Feel free to drop in any queries in the comment box below if you’re facing any issues following any step or otherwise. Meanwhile, you can also have a look at our list of best Kodi Addons.
Note – If you get buffering issues, here’s how to fix Covenant buffering on Kodi.
Covenant Kodi Addon Not Working
Covenant Addon is not being updated anymore and If you are trying to get it from Colossus repo, it won’t work as this repo has been shut down. However, users can still install and use Covenant from Covenant repo as shown in the guide above. I keep testing and updating this article every few days. If you face any difficulties in installing it with this guide, please feel free to comment below.
Kodi Covenant Addon: No Streams Available
The most common problem faced by Kodi users is – “No Streams Available” for many popular Addons. Covenant is also plagued by these issues, but thankfully, there is a fix. You can get Real Debrid on Kodi which provides tons of additional streaming sources in full HD and your problem of No Streams Available will be gone forever. However, I would strongly recommend getting a Kodi VPN as Real Debrid keeps the log of all the data we access.
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