How to Install Tempest Kodi Addon on Firestick

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Frederik Lipfert
Dr. Frederik Lipfert Founder, vpncheck
Updated on 13 Mar 2022

Foreword: Tempest Kodi Addon

In this guide, you’ll get to know everything you need to install the Tempest Kodi addon on your Amazon Fire TV Stick. We’ve included high-quality images to help you understand each step.

Tempest, a widely known Kodi addon that lets you stream movies and TV shows, boasts a vast collection of video content – both new and old. Its developers make sure to keep its library up to date, meaning you’ll keep getting the latest releases.

One of the best things about Tempest is that it provides multiple streams for the requested video, almost all of which work all the time. That means you won’t have to try out numerous streams before landing on one that is working.

How to Install Tempest Kodi addon on Firestick

The installation process could be divided into two steps. These include:

  • Step 1: Tweaking Kodi’s settings to allow 3rd-party addons installation
  • Step 2: Installing Tempest addon

Let’s discuss both these steps in detail.

Step 1: Tweaking Kodi's settings to allow 3rd-party addons installation

This step is necessary because Tempest is a 3rd-party addon. It isn’t available on the Kodi repository. Since Kodi’s settings by default don’t permit the installation of addons from third-party sources, you’d have to tweak the settings. Only then you could install Tempest.

Follow these steps to tweak Kodi’s settings to allow Tempest installation:

  1. Open the Kodi app and click on Settings.
    Kodi Settings button is indicated by a large cog button at the top of the left navigation menu on Home Page
  2. Right-click on the System option.
    Kodi System option in settings
  3. Click on the Add-ons option.
    Add-ons option in kodi setting
  4. A list of options will appear.
    Enable Unknown sources (as shown in the screenshot).
    Under Settings/System category, choosing Add-ons shows Unknown sources with an on-off slider button
  5. When you do this, a disclaimer will appear on your screen. To proceed, click Yes.
    Kodi addon prompt to enabled Unknown Sources

You can now download and install 3rd-party addons like Tempest on your Kodi.

Step 2: Installing Tempest addon on Kodi

Follow these steps to install the Tempest addon on Kodi:

  1. Launch the Kodi app.
    Kodi Home
  2. Click on Settings.
    Kodi Home Page
  3. Click on the File Manager option.
    Kodi File Manager in settings
  4. Select the ‘Add Source’ option.
    In Kodi File Manager, Add source appears as an option
  5. Click <None> in the dialogue box.
    Click None option
  6. A pop-up window will appear with a URL box.
    Type this URL: https://tempest0580.github.io/.
    type tempest0580.github.io url
  7. After entering the URL, click on the ‘ok‘ button.
  8. After selecting ‘ok ,’ you’ll be returned to the previous step.
    Select the box under the ‘Enter a name for this media source’ line.Enter a name to github source
  9. Enter any name you want as the file’s source name. We have named the source Tempest Add-on.Click Ok.
    Tempest Add-on
  10. Return to Kodi’s homepage.
  11. Select Settings. Next, click on Add-ons
    Kodi screen Add-ons highlighted
  12. After clicking on the Add-ons option, you will see an open box symbol on the top left corner of your screen (as shown in the screenshot).
    It is the ‘Package Installer option. Click on it.
    Kodi the Package Installer icon on the top left
  13. Select Install from zip file option.
    Install from Zip
  14. A pop-up will appear. Select ‘Tempest Add-on‘.
    In case you had named the source file differently, select that name
    Select Tempest Add-on
  15. Select the file named: repository.Tempest-x.x.x.zip
    Select Tempest Add-on repo zip
  16. Press the Ok button.
    click ok Tempest Add-on
  17. Wait for the Tempest repo to download.
    After a few minutes have passed, you’ll see a pop-up telling you that the repository has been installed (please see screenshot).Now it’s time to install the Tempest Kodi addon from this repository.
  18. Select the Install from repository option on your Kodi’s add-ons page.
    Install from repository
  19. On the following screen, select the Tempest Repo (your saved file’s repository).
    Select the Tempest Repo
  20. Click on Video add-ons.
    Video Addon Tempest Repo
  21. Click on the Tempest option.
    Click on the Tempest option
  22. Click on the Install icon (as shown in the screenshot).
    Install Tempest
  23. A pop-up will appear seeking your permission to install additional addons.
    Click on Ok.
    Additional Tempest Addon

A confirmation pop-up will appear when the installation is complete, stating that the Tempest addon has been installed.
Tempest Kodi addon Installed Message

Why Use a VPN for Streaming Kodi addon?

Most users don’t know that Kodi addons fail to offer a safe and secure streaming experience. Your government and the internet service provider (ISP) can monitor whatever you stream, view, or browse on those addons.

This is potentially problematic. If you’re caught watching copyrighted content, you might be looking at a fine, jail time, or both. That’s why it’s recommended to use a VPN while streaming your favorite movies, TV shows, and dramas on Kodi.

A reliable VPN (like ExpressVPN) hides your IP address. It also shields your online activity from tracking by your government and the ISP. Plus, a VPN saves you from speed-throttling and geo-blocking.

How to Install a VPN on Your Firestick?

In this section, we’ll guide you on installing ExpressVPN on your Firestick. ExpressVPN is one of the most secure and quickest VPNs out there. Apart from working with a wide range of devices, it has a user-friendly interface, ensuring a seamless experience for users.

Before installing ExpressVPN on your Firestick, sign-up for one of its subscription plans. There are three of them, including monthly, biannual, and annual. All subscription plans come with a 30-day return warranty.

Follow these steps to install ExpressVPN on your Firestick:

  1. Open your Firestick’s search bar.
    click on the Search
  2. Type ExpressVPN and press enter.
    type ExpressVPN
  3. Select the ExpressVPN icon from the search results.
    Click on Download.ExpressVPN Download Screen
  4. Once the download is complete, click on the Open button.
  5. Sign in to ExpressVPN by entering your login details (email and password).
    ExpressVPN Login INterface
  6. On the home screen of the VPN, click on the power button to activate the VPN.
    ExpressVPN home screen with Connect button highlighted

What is the Tempest Kodi addon?

As stated above, Tempest is one of the most popular Kodi addons. It lets you stream your favorite movies, TV shows, and dramas. The addon has a vast library that keeps getting regular updates, making sure it always hosts the latest releases.

Another exciting thing about Tempest is its user interface. It’s incredibly user-friendly and lets you find whatever it’s you’re looking for within minutes. Aside from that, most of the streams that Tempest fetches for its users are working, something you can’t say about most addons.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Tempest Kodi addon legal?

No, the tempest addon is not legal. That is because no one knows from where Tempest is fetching the links. If the links are copyrighted and illegal, using the Tempest addon might be illegal too. That’s why it’s recommended to use ExpressVPN while using Tempest.

Is the Tempest Kodi addon safe?

Tempest Kodi addon is not safe to use. That is because it isn’t an official Kodi addon. Instead, Tempest belongs to a 3rd-party. There’s no way of knowing whether the streams it’s fetching for you are illegal or contain any malware that could steal your data.

Is the Tempest Kodi addon good?

Tempest is one of the best Kodi addons out there. Apart from providing you with an extensive collection of movies and TV shows, most of the links that Tempest fetches for you are working. This makes it an exciting addon to use and stream your favorite content on.

Is a VPN necessary to use with the Tempest Kodi addon?

Given that there’s no way of knowing whether the streams Tempest fetches for you are illegal, it’s recommended to use a good Kodi VPN with this addon. Only then can you be sure that your ISP and the government aren’t keeping tabs on your online activity.

What type of content does the Tempest Kodi addon provide?

The Tempest Kodi addon provides you with all kinds of high-quality content, including movies, TV shows, live sports, TV series, and live TV.

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