In this article, I’ll show how to install and use the Kingpin Kodi addon on FireStick.
This guide applies to all eligible Kodi devices like Android phones, Mac, Linux PCs, Windows, Fire TVs, and more. And note that I’ll use the latest Matrix 19.4 to demonstrate the step-by-step instructions.
What is Kingpin?
On Kingpin, you can discover movies and TV shows for free. Also, you can connect your premium accounts like Debrid to enjoy tons of content.
Kingpin has separate sections for TV shows and movies. Furthermore, it has various sub-categories so you can easily explore content.
The addon is super-fast, non-laggy, and provides a premium experience. Also, it gets updated frequently to keep up with the high standards of the Kodi third-party community.
All-in-all, Kingpin is one of the best addons to discover movies and TV shows. You will also find Kingpin on our catalog of popular addons for Kodi.
Attention, Kodi Users!
Kodi Addons and builds offer unlimited streaming content, but could also get you into legal trouble if caught streaming free movies, TV shows, or sports. Currently, your IP is visible to everyone. Kodi users are strongly advised to always connect a VPN while streaming online. A good Kodi VPN hides your identity, bypasses government surveillance, geo-blocked content, and ISP throttling (which also helps in buffer-free streaming).
I personally use ExpressVPN, which is the fastest and most secure VPN. It is very easy to install on any device including Amazon FireStick. You get 3-months free and save 49% on its annual plans. Also, it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you are not satisfied, you can always ask for a refund.
Is Kingpin Safe & Legal
Kingpin is an unofficial Kodi addon. And in terms of safety, we can’t be 100% sure if it’s safe for your device.
But as a Kodi veteran, I didn’t notice anything fishy about the Kingpin addon. Indeed, there are multiple advanced tools, but they are all to make your experience customizable and fully controllable.
Also, I tested the integrity of the Kingpin repository using an online virus analysis website and found nothing suspicious – here’s the proof:
On the flip side, in terms of legality, we are also unsure about Kingpin. As it’s an unofficial addon, we don’t have the proper resources to declare if it’s legally or illegally channeling the content.
So long story short, I’ll recommend using a VPN service like ExpressVPN when using Kingpin. A VPN will keep you safe from any personal attack or being a victim of streaming something illegal.
How to Install Kingpin Kodi Addon
Unlike installing official Kodi addons, installing a third-party addon takes some effort.
So, I have divided the section into three parts so you can easily follow the instructions to install Kingpin Kodi addon.
Legal Disclaimer: This tutorial is purely educational. FireStickTricks.com doesn’t own, host, operate, resell, or distribute any streaming apps, addons, IPTV or services. The page contains some unverified services, and we are not certain whether they hold legal licenses to distribute the content. FireStickTricks.com does not verify the legality of each app/service in all regions. Do your due diligence if you use any of the unverified apps/services, and stream only content that is available in the public domain. The end-user shall be solely responsible for the media accessed.
Part 1: Enable Unknown Sources on Kodi
You must enable unknown sources inside Kodi settings to install any third-party Kodi repository or addon.
Without this, you won’t be able to load the repository, hence no access to third-party addons.
So, here’s how to enable unknown sources on Kodi:
1. Click the Settings Cog icon on Kodi’s home screen under its logo.
2. Select the System tile.
3. Scroll down to go to the Add-ons tab on the left-hand side of your screen.
4. On the right panel, scroll down to Unknown sources and turn it on.
5. Kodi will issue a warning pop-up notifying you about allowing unknown sources; click Yes to continue.
6. If you are using Kodi 19 Matrix, you’ll see the -Update official add-ons from option, select it.
7. Pick Any repositories. All your repos/addons, both official and unofficial, will get automatic updates.
Note: -Update official add-ons from option is only available in Kodi 19 Matrix as Kodi 18 Leia automatically updates all add-ons.
Part 2: Install The Repository With Kingpin
Kingpin Kodi addon is hosted on the Kingpin Repo. And to access it, we first need to install the repo.
So, here’s how to install the Kingpin repository on your Kodi app:
1. Choose the Gear icon located just below the Kodi logo on the Kodi home screen.
2. Open File manager.
3. Click Add source.
Note: If you have added sources in the past, you’ll find the Add source option at the end of the list.
4. Add file source window will appear; select <None>.
5. Enter the URL of the Kingpin Repository located at https://wilson-fisk.github.io and click on the OK button.
Note: I have provided the official URL of the Kingpin Repository. FireStickTricks.com is not affiliated with the repo or addon in any manner.
6. Select the input box under Enter a name for this media source.
7. Set a name for the repo like kingpin and click on the OK button.
Note: I advise you to set something simple as kingpin as you’ll use it later in this part.
8. Make sure everything’s right, and click on the OK button to save the changes.
9. You’ll see that the source has been added.
10. Return to the Settings screen and select the Add-ons tile.
11. Select Install from zip file.
12. A warning sign will appear; click Yes to continue.
Note: You’ll only see this sign in Kodi 19 Matrix.
13. Install zip file window will appear, select the name of the source – in my case, it’s kingpin.
14. Choose repository.kingpin-X.X.zip.
Note: X refers to the version number. Currently, it’s 1.0, but it can change in the future.
15. Wait for the notification – Kingpin Repo Add-on installed.
Part 3: Install Kingpin
Everything is set and done.
Here’s how to install the Kingpin Kodi addon using the Kingpin repository:
1. On the Add-ons screen, select the Install from repository option.
2. Scroll down and select the Kingpin Repo.
3. Open the Video add-ons folder.
4. Select Kingpin.
5. Kingpin dashboard will appear on your screen; select Install.
6. Kodi will notify that some additional add-ons will also be installed with kingpin; click OK to confirm.
7. Wait for Kodi to download and install kingpin and other additional add-ons.
8. Once everything is done, you’ll receive a notification Kingpin add-on installed.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed the famous kingpin add-on on your Kodi app.
Before you start streaming with Kodi Addons or Builds, I would like to warn you that everything you stream on Kodi is visible to your ISP and Government. This means, streaming copyrighted content (free movies, TV shows, live TV, and Sports) might get you into legal trouble.
Thankfully, there is a foolproof way to keep all your streaming activities hidden from your ISP and the Government. All you need is a good VPN for Kodi. A VPN will mask your original IP which is and will help you bypass Online Surveillance, ISP throttling, and content geo-restrictions.
I personally use and recommend ExpressVPN, which is the fastest and most secure VPN. It is compatible with all kinds of streaming apps and devices.
NOTE: We do not encourage the violation of copyright laws. But, what if you end up streaming content from an illegitimate source unintentionally? It is not always easy to tell the difference between a legit and illegal source.
So, before you start streaming on Kodi, here's how to get VPN protection in 3 simple steps.
Step 1: Get the ExpressVPN subscription HERE. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Meaning, you can use it free for the first 30-days and if you are not satisfied with the performance (which is highly unlikely), you can ask for a full refund.
Step 2: Click HERE to download and install the ExpressVPN app on your streaming device. If you are using a FireStick, I have given the exact steps starting with Step 4 below.
Step 3: Click the Power icon to connect to a VPN server. That's all. Your connection is now secure with the fastest and best VPN for Kodi.
The following are the steps to install Kodi VPN on your Fire TV devices. If you have other streaming devices, follow Step 1-3 above.
Step 4: Subscribe to ExpressVPN HERE (if not subscribed already).
Step 5: Go to Fire TV Stick home screen. Click Find followed by Search option (see image below).
Step 6: Type Expressvpn in the search bar and select when it shows up.
Step 7: Click Download.
Step 8: Open the ExpressVPN app and Sign in using the email ID and password that you created while buying the ExpressVPN subscription.
Step 9: Click the Power icon to connect to a VPN server. That’s all. Your FireStick is now secured with the fastest VPN.
How to Use Kingpin Kodi Addon
Unsure what to expect from Kingpin Kodi? Here’s an overview of the add-on:
On Kodi’s home screen, scroll down to the Add-ons tab and open it.
Next, go to the Video Add-ons tab and open Kingpin.
You’ll see the changelog of the addon mentioning the updates and fixes. Please press the back/open button on your device to close it.
You’ll land on the home screen of the Kingpin Kodi addon and come across the following options:
- Discover Movies
- Discover TV Shows
- My Movies
- My TV Shows
- Youtube Videos
- Premium Services
- News and Info
- Change Log
To dive into the world of movies, select the Discover Movies section.
Inside it, you’ll find multiple sections like in theaters, now playing, coming soon, anticipated, and more.
Select the Discover TV Shows section to delve into the universe of TV shows.
Like the Discover Movies section, you’ll find multiple folders to access different TV shows.
To search for a movie, TV show, etc., select the Search section.
Inside it, you’ll find multiple search options like search movies, search shows, etc.
Want to tweak the advanced settings of the Kingpin addon? Open Tools.
Here, you’ll find all standard, intermediate and expert addon settings of the Kingpin addon.
Lastly, to configure paid services, select Premium Services.
Inside it, you’ll find premium options like Real Debrid, All Debrid, Furk.net, and more.
Kingpin addon on the Kingpin repository is your go-to destination to discover movies and TV shows. This addon is perfect for advanced users who want to access an all-in-one feature-full plugin.
Install Kingpin today on your Kodi app by following our step-by-step instructions. And if you have any questions, feel free to ask us in the comments section. Till then, happy cord-cutting!
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