This post shows you how to install Stirr Kodi Addon. This addon is compatible with any device that supports Kodi, including FireStick, Fire TV Cube, Android Mobiles, Android TV, iOS, PC, Mac, and more.
What is Stirr?
Stirr is a free streaming service that sources content from the Sinclair TV stations. It primarily features live TV streaming. However, you may also find some on-demand content. Stirr is a legitimate service. You can download the Stirr app from the official stores on FireStick, Apple TV, Android TV, Android Mobiles, Roku, iOS, and more.
Stirr addon is a way to stream content from Stirr on Kodi. It offers content from multiple US cities/regions. However, thankfully it does not place any geographic restrictions. This service is free of cost and uses the ad-based revenue model. We have added Stirr to our catalog of trending 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 to 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 Stirr Kodi Addon Safe & Legal?
Stirr is a legitimate service with official apps for several major devices and platforms. However, the Stirr Kodi addon is hosted on a third-party, unofficial repository. When it comes to unofficial sources, we can never be truly sure whether they are safe or not. However, I have tried the Stirr Kodi addon on several devices. None of the devices displayed signs of a virus, malware, or malicious software.
I also scanned the repository zip file with an online antivirus tool to ensure peace of mind. The antivirus did not raise any flags. It did not find anything suspicious. Therefore, I am assuming that the Stirr addon is safe. I will continue using it. Here is the proof:
Regarding legality, there is some dilemma. Even though Stirr is legal, we do not know whether streaming on its addon from the unofficial repository will contribute to the revenue generation for the owners.
I recommend using a reliable Kodi VPN, such as ExpressVPN with Stirr addon, to avoid getting into legal trouble.
How to Install Stirr Kodi Addon
The installation of the Stirr addon involves multiple steps. I am breaking down the instructions into three parts to simplify the process. Here is what you need to do:
Legal Disclaimer: This tutorial is purely educational. FireStickTricks.com doesn’t own, host, operate, resell, or distribute any streaming apps, addons, websites, 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: Allow Unknown Sources
The Stirr addon is available via an unofficial repository or an unknown source. By default, Kodi blocks such repositories. However, you can tweak an option in the Kodi Settings and allow the files from unknown sources. Follow the steps below:
1. Open Settings from the main/home screen of the Kodi app. Click the cog/gear icon in the upper-left section.
2. Click System.
3. Select or click Add-ons in the menu bar on the left. Next, check the Unknown Sources switch/toggle on the right. Turn it ON if it is off.
4. Click Yes to continue when the following warning appears.
5. Now, select Update official add-ons from on the same window (only on Kodi 19 and above).
6. Click Any repositories. This step ensures the repository is allowed to update the Stirr addon automatically.
Part 2: Install Sly Guy Repository
Sly Guy is the repository that hosts the Stirr Kodi addon. Here are the steps to install this repository:
1. Go to Kodi Settings again.
2. Click File manager on the following window.
3. Click Add source on this screen on either side.
Note: You may need to double-click on some devices, including a PC.
4. Click where it says <None> on the dialog box titled Add file source.
5. Enter the following URL in the text field: http://k.slyguy.xyz
Type the URL carefully. Typos will lead to installation issues later. Click OK.
Note: FireStickTricks.com is not associated with the developers of the repository hosted on this URL. This URL points to the original source of the repository.
6. Highlight the Enter a name for this media source input field when you are back on this window. Type a source name you desire. Make the name memorable. You will need it later.
I am choosing the name slyguy that goes with the repository’s name. Click OK.
7. Go back to the Settings screen by pressing the back button. Click Add-ons.
8. Click Install from zip file.
9. Click slyguy or whatever media source name you provided previously.
10. Click the zip file repository.slyguy.zip.
11. It takes a few seconds to install the SlyGuy repository. The notification is displayed in the top-right corner saying, SlyGuy Repository Add-on installed.
You have successfully installed the repository.
Part 3: Install Stirr Addon on Kodi
We will install the Stirr Addon from the SlyGuy repository in this section. Follow the steps below:
1. After installing the repository (in the previous section), choose Install from repository on the same window.
Or, you may navigate from the Kodi home screen to Settings > Add-ons.
2. Click SlyGuy Repository on this screen.
3. Click Video add-ons.
4. Scroll down a bit and click the Stirr addon on the next window.
5. Click Install in the bottom-right area of the following screen.
6. Click OK on this popup that displays the list of additional addons getting installed with Stirr.
7. Kodi will show you the installation progress. Once done, the Stirr Add-on installed notification appears in the top-right area.
You have successfully installed the Stirr addon on Kodi.
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 Stirr Kodi Addon
You may go to the Video add-ons section to access Stir or any other Kodi addon.
Navigate to the home screen of Kodi. Select Add-ons on the left. Now, locate and click the Stirr addon in the Video add-ons section on the right.
You may encounter a popup asking for a donation. If you wish to donate, visit the website address mentioned in the popup. Press the back button to dismiss this prompt.
Note: FireStickTricks.com is not associated with the developers of this addon and does not receive any part of your donation.
Following is the main screen of the Stirr addon with four options: Live TV, My Channels, Search, and Settings.
The Live TV option on the main screen has several subcategories, including All, Classic TV, Entertainment, Food & Travel, Local & Popular, Movies, Music, and more.
The list of channels appears when you click a subcategory.
When you click a channel first time, you may be asked to download an additional addon. Click Yes to continue.
You are presented with the options for playback quality. This popup appears briefly. The addon automatically chooses the ‘Best’ quality and starts playing the video.
To choose the playback quality manually, you may change the addon playback setting. First, click Settings on the main screen of the addon.
Click Playback on the left. Change the Playback Quality setting to Ask using the up/down buttons on the right. Click OK to save the changes.
This post laid out the steps to install Stirr Kodi Addon. You may use this addon on FireStick or any device on which Kodi works, such as Android, iOS, PC, Mac, and more.
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