This tutorial provides detailed instructions to install Tempest addon on Kodi 18 and Kodi 17.6. The installation instructions are applicable to all the Kodi devices including your Amazon FireStick, Android TV box, Raspberry Pi, Linux, Windows, Mac and more.
Tempest is a Kodi addon that lets you watch Movies and TV Shows. Looks like it is based on the once very popular Covenant addon. I say that because both share the same layout, categories, and subcategories. However, while Covenant is not supported by its developers any longer, Tempest is regularly updated and maintained. It is now a part of our Best Kodi Addons list too.
You will find a huge collection of video content, both latest and old. The video library keeps getting bigger with the new releases. Tempest fetches multiple streams for the requested video and almost all the streams work. You may even see some free 1080p links. However, to exploit the full potential, you will want to use it with Real-Debrid. You can also sync your watchlist and viewing history by pairing your Trakt account.
Tempest is a good addon with a lot to explore. I recommend you to give it a try.
How to Install Tempest Kodi Addon
Tempest Kodi addon takes only a couple of minutes to install. However, you must first set up your Kodi to allow its installation. That you can do by following the steps below:
#1. Launch Kodi app. Next, click the gear icon on the top-left and open the Kodi Settings
#2. Open System if you use Kodi 18 Leia. If you have Kodi 17.6, click System settings instead
#3. Select Add-ons option and if Unknown Sources is disabled, turn it ON
#4. Next, click Yes when you see the following warning. Don’t worry about it. Tempest Kodi addon is safe
You have set up Kodi to install any third-party addon including Tempest. We will get started now.
Tempest Addon: Installation Steps
Here are the steps to install Tempest addon on Kodi:
#1. Click Settings on the home-screen of Kodi again
#2. Choose File manager
#3. Click and open Add source on the next window
#4. Click the spot on the next window where you see <None>
#5. Enter the source link https://tempest0580.github.io/ on the next screen exactly as I have provided
#6. Highlight the text box that says Enter a name for this media source. In this box, type the name of the source, which could be anything you like. Say, I choose tempest
Click OK when your screen looks like the following image
Up until this point, you supplied Kodi with the source link. Now we use this link to install the Tempest Repo
#7. Press back repeatedly until you are back to the home-screen of Kodi
Click Add-ons option on the left
#8. On the top-left of the screen, you will see an open-box button/icon. It is Package installer. Click it
#9. Select Install from zip file next
#10. Go ahead and click tempest or the name you typed in when you added the source
#11. Click the repository.tempest-x.x.x.zip file that you see on the next screen.
When I was writing this guide, the version number of this file was 0.0.3. If it has changed, click it anyway.
#12. Now, wait for the Tempest Repo to install. You will see the installation confirmation sliding out from the top-right
Tempest Repo has been installed. We will now install the Tempest Kodi addon from the repo
#13. On the same window, click Install from repository
#14. Open Tempest Repo
#15. Click Video add-ons
#16. Open Tempest
#17. Click Install button (on the bottom-right)
#18. If you have Kodi 18, click OK when the following prompt is displayed. Kodi 17.6 users will not see this prompt
#19. Wait for the notification Tempest Add-on installed to be displayed on the top-right of the screen. This confirms that Tempest addon has been successfully installed on Kodi
The Tempest Addon is successfully installed on your device.
Before you start streaming with Kodi Addons / 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, Sports) might get you into legal trouble.
Kodi users are strongly advised to connect a VPN while streaming. A VPN for Kodi will bypass ISP throttling, Government Surveillance, and geo-restriction on popular Add-ons. I always connect ExpressVPN on all my streaming devices and I suggest you do the same.
ExpressVPN is the fastest and most secure VPN. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Meaning, you can use it freely for the first 30-days and if you are not satisfied with the performance (which is highly unlikely), you can ask for the full refund.
NOTE: We do not encourage the violation of the 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.
Step 2: Click HERE to download and install the ExpressVPN app on your device.
Step 3: Click the Power icon to connect a VPN server. That's all. Your connection is now secure with the fastest and best VPN for Kodi.
Overview of Tempest Kodi Addon
To access Tempest, you will want to go to Add-ons > Video add-ons from the Kodi home-screen. You can click the addon icon within the Video add-ons section
It doesn’t take any doing getting started with this addon. Tempest looks a lot like Covenant addon in layout and hence it is safe to assume that it might be a fork.
It includes the regular categories on the main-screen such as Movies, TV Shows, My Movies, My TV Shows, New Movies, New Episodes, Settings etc.
My Movies and My TV Shows keep a log of your viewing history. For that, you must be signed in to the addon with your Trakt account.
To authenticate your Trakt details, go to Settings > Accounts from the main-screen of Tempest. Make sure the Accounts tab is selected on the addon Settings window that opens next. Click Authorization in the Trakt section and sign in with your Trakt credentials.
Unlike its predecessor Covenant, Tempest is fetching multiple free streams from various sources on the internet. On occasions, I have also noticed 4K streams. However, 4K and 1080p links are not always guaranteed. If you want more such high-resolution streams, you can sign in with your Real-Debrid account. By doing so, you will gain access to several premium streams in up to 4K resolution.
If you like subtitles with your playback, you can get it easily on Tempest. Follow our guide on how to install and use subtitles with Kodi addons.
Tempest is a pretty straightforward addon. You can get started with it now. Feel free to share your thoughts about this addon through the comments section below.
Let’s get to the point first! Tempest is an addon for Movies and TV Shows and it lets you watch them without any fuss. This simple, but highly functional addon has an impressive line-up of content. There are thousands of hours of entertainment for your viewing pleasures. The most important thing is that the Tempest Kodi addon scrapes multiple streams from many sources. It works fast. It fetches the links quickly and takes no time to start streaming. The navigation is also quite fast. If you are looking for an addon that lets you watch movies and shows in high-quality and without any frills, go for Tempest.
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