How to Install Genesis Addon on Kodi (2024)

Frederik Lipfert
Dr. Frederik Lipfert Founder, vpncheck
Updated on 2 Mar 2022

Foreword: Genesis Addon

The Genesis addon is one of the most widely used Kodi addons ever developed. The Genesis addon for Kodi provides sources of the highest quality, and it also allows for account integration, making it a great Kodi addon to try in 2024.

In the following tutorial, we will show you how to get the Genesis Kodi addon on Amazon Firestick to access the world of unlimited TV shows, movies, and much more.

There is also a chance that the Genesis Kodi addon might not work. If this is the case, you should check out our list of the best Kodi addons. You can find the best working Kodi addons there.

How to Install the Genesis Addon in a Few Easy Steps

Let’s get right into the tutorial to install the Genesis addon on Kodi.

  1. Go to Amazon Firestick’s installed apps section and Launch Kodi.
  2. On Kodi’s home screen, click on the gear icon on the top left side menu. These are the Settings for Kodi; click the icon to open them.Kodi Settings button is indicated by a large cog button at the top of the left navigation menu on Home Page 
  3. Go to the last option: System, and click to open it in Settings.Kodi System option in settings
  4. In Settings/System, click on Add-ons in the left side menu.
  5. Now, go to the list on the right and click on Unknown sources to enable it.Click on Add-ons and enable Unknown Sources
  6. Click on Yes when the warning prompt appears.Kodi addon prompt to enabled Unknown Sources
  7. Click on the back key on your remote to go to the System menu. Here, click on File Manager to open it.Kodi File Manager in settings
  8. From the other side menu, click on the Add Source option.In Kodi File Manager, Add source appears as an option
  9. A smaller onscreen window will appear, select and click on <None>Kodi Addon None highlighted
  10. A screen with an address bar will open for you to type in a URL. You can do so with the help of the on-screen keyboard. Type the URL given below precisely as I have written it. Any mistakes will result in a failure to add the source. After typing the URL, click on OK.
  11. Highlight the space below the prompt Enter a name for this media source, and press the enter key on the remote. Add a name for the source you’ve added, like kodiuk. Now click on OK to continue, and then click on OK again.
  12. Press the back button on the remote until you’ve reached Kodi’s main menu, then select and open Add-ons from the menu on the left side.Kodi on the Add-ons menu 
  13. Click on a small open-box icon called Package Installer in the top left corner.Kodi the Package Installer icon on the top left
  14. Select Install from zip file from the list and click on it to open it.Kodi install from zip file
  15. A list of available sources will open. Find and click to open the source we added earlier, which is kodiuk.
  16. Now click on
  17. Wait for the notification KODIUKTV Repo Add-on installed to appear on the top right corner of your screen.
  18. Now, from the same menu, select and open Install from repository.Kodi install from repository option under Add-ons/Add-on browser
  19. A list of available repositories will open. Click on KODIUKTV Repo.
  20. Select Video add-ons.
  21. Now select Genesis from the available list of video add-ons.
  22. Click on the Install button at the bottom right corner of your screen.
  23. A prompt will appear labeled: The following additional add-ons will be installed. Now click on OK to continue.
  24. Now, wait for the notification Genesis Add-on installed to appear on the top right corner of your Kodi screen.

The installation is now complete. You can find your newly installed Genesis add-on in the video add-ons category in Kodi. You can stream unlimited HD movies and TV shows.

Read This Before You Stream!

Amazon Firestick is one of the most popular streaming devices nowadays. It is affordable and can easily be customized according to your requirements and taste. It has a sleek and modern interface, and you can install different apps to watch the content you prefer.

Amazon Firestick is great, but it doesn’t guarantee privacy for you. Whatever you stream and watch on the device can easily be monitored by your ISPs and the government, leaving you and your online identity extremely vulnerable. 

A good VPN helps make your internet connection secure by encrypting your online activity. We highly recommend ExpressVPN as we use it and have found it to be the most reliable Firestick VPN out there.

How to Setup ExpressVPN

ExpressVPN is simple. Let me guide you through the process, step by step.

  1. You will need a PC or tablet or even a smartphone for the first step. Open a browser and go to the ExpressVPN website. Now follow the steps given on the website to set up your account.ExpressVPN Subscription Screen 
  2. ExpressVPN app is available on the Amazon App Store, so you can download it by going to the  Amazon Firestick home screen and then selecting Find and then Search.Amazon Firestick Find menu with Search highlighted 
  3. Type ExpressVPN to search for the app. Select it from the suggestions and click on it.vpncheck-spectrum-searching-expressvpn-on-amazon-firestick
  4. Select the ExpressVPN icon and click it, you will be redirected to the download screen. Click on Download.

Note: If you are downloading it for the first time, you will see the option of Get instead of download. Click on Get.

  2. ExpressVPN installation option on FirestickWhen the app has been installed, launch the app and Sign in using your credentials: enter your Email ID and Password.Sign In option on ExpressVPN
  3. Once you have logged in, select the location of the server you want to reroute to and then click on the Power Icon button to turn it on.ExpressVPN home screen with Connect button highlighted
  4. When the top half of the screen changes from red-orange to green, you’ve successfully connected to ExpressVPN, and can roam the internet freely. Let the streaming begin!ExpressVPN menu with the on/off button highlighted

What is Genesis Addon?

Genesis Kodi addon has a classic and easy-to-use UI (user interface) that offers users a number of categories to choose from. These categories are:

  • TV Shows
  • Movies
  • My Genesis
  • Channels
  • Latest Episodes
  • Latest Movies
  • Tools
  • Search

The TV shows and movie categories also offer sub-categories for most popular, genre, year, and others.

The Genesis addon also allows the integration of Real-Debrid and, which we consider to be one of the best features the add-on has to offer.


The Genesis Kodi addon is easy to install on your Firestick and any other device that supports Kodi. With so many categories to choose from, quality sources for streaming your favorite shows, and Real-Debrid integration, the Genesis addon is worth trying out. If it doesn’t work for you, there are always other great alternatives – whether you’re looking at trying a different Kodi addon, or a Kodi build with multiple addons.