The complete guide to Fen Light on Kodi [April 2024]

Fen Light is a new Kodi addon that allows you to stream movies and TV shows. Just like Fen, Fen Light requires of an external module to be able to play source from premium sources like Real Debrid, Premiumize, All Debrid, and Easynews.

Fen Light is the new version of Fen, it has a completely redesigned settings menu and a couple of features removed (like support for some meta-data providers and subtitles), but it offers the same great user experience as the old Fen.

This addon has many interesting features like extra screens that show more information about your favorite movies and series, auto playback, next episode dialog and lots of functionality in the context menu.

FeaturesMovies and TV shows
Free sourcesNo
Premium SourcesReal Debrid, Premiumize, All Debrid, Easynews
Source typeCached torrents, cloud storage, local files
Trakt supportYes
Library integrationNo
Other featuresAuto playback, extra info screens, next episode dialog, context menu

Fen Light screenshots

Fen Light Kodi addon
Fen Light main menu, the Tools category is selected
Source select screen of Fen Light

In this guide, we are going to install Fen Light on Kodi. Let’s begin!

1. How to install Fen Light

If this is the first time you install addons on Kodi, you’ll have to allow the installation of unofficial addons. Please read How to allow 3rd-party add-ons on Kodi and come back here when you’re ready.

1.1. Install Fen Light addon

We’ll start by adding a link to Fen’s official source on GitHub, by doing so, we will be able to download the addon zip file directly from Kodi.

Fen Light does not require a repository, which makes the installation process easier. The addon itself is responsible for looking for updates.

1. Press the cog icon in the top left corner of the Home Screen.

Open System menu on Kodi using the cog icon

2. Select File Manager.

Kodi File Manager on System menu

3. Press Add source.

adding source using file manager on kodi

4. Enter https://tikipeter.github.io/packages in the top box, and tiki on the bottom one. Press OK to add the source.

Adding Tikipeter source to Kodi

5. Go back to the Settings menu and select Add-ons.

Kodi Add-on Browser on System Menu

6. Click on Install from zip file.

install kodi add-on from zip file

You’ll see a message about the Kodi’s auto-update feature. Press Yes to proceed.

7. Select tiki.

Installing Fen from Tikipeter repository

8. Click on plugin.video.fenlight-x.x.x.zip to download and install Fen Light on Kodi.

Installing Fen Light addon from zip file

Wait a couple of second while the addon is downloaded and installed. You’ll see a notification after the process finishes.

9. Go back to the Home Screen and highlight the Add-ons tab. You’ll see a shortcut to Fen Light.

Fen Light Kodi addon

We have installed Fen Light on Kodi, but we still need to set an external scraper module and a Debrid account for the addon to work properly.

2. Fen Light and CocoScrapers

Fen Light requires an external scraper module in order to find sources on the internet. Next, we’ll install CocoScrapers, a module that’s also compatible with Umbrella.

Please read How to install CocoScrapers on Kodi and come back here after you installed the CocoScrapers external module.

2.1. Enable CocoScrapers on Fen Light

After installing CocoScrapers, we need to enable external modules on Fen Light.

1. Open Fen Light and select Tools.

Fen Light main menu, the Tools category is selected

2. Press Settings.

Opening Fen Light settings

3. Highlight the Accounts tab. Activate the Enable switch under External Scrapers, then press Choose external scrapers module.

Enable external scrapers on Fen Light

4. Select CocoScrapers Module.

use CocoScrapers with Fen Light

Now, Fen Light will use the CocoScrapers Module. You’ll see a success message.

3. Using Real Debrid with Fen Light

CocoScrapers requires a premium account from Real Debrid, Premiumize, All Debrid, o Easynews. These services grant you access to file hosting websites, cached torrents, Usenet groups and/or cloud storage.

In this example, we’ll use Real Debrid. A popular service to get access to cached torrents and various file hosting websites for a very low price.

When using cached torrents, your device will not connect directly to the p2p network. Instead, Real Debrid will fetch the files on their servers and make them available for you to download via HTTPS.

1. Open Fen Light and select Tools.

Fen Light main menu, the Tools category is selected

2. Press Settings.

Opening Fen Light settings

3. Highlight the Accounts tab and scroll down to the Real Debrid section. Then press Authorize.

Enabling Real Debrid on Fen Light

4. Copy the authorization code.

real debrid authorization code on Fen Light

5. Use a web browser to visit https://real-debrid.com/device and enter the authorization code. (You must be logged in to your Real Debrid account).

enter real debrid authorization code

6. Type Fen Light and press Set that name.

using Fen Light with Real Debrid

Now, Fen Light is linked with Real Debrid. You can go back to Kodi.

7. Back in Kodi, you’ll see a success message. Press OK to continue.

Real Debrid succesfully authorized

All done! You’re now ready to use Fen Light Kodi addon.

Use the addon’s main menu to select a movie or episode, Fen will show you a list of available sources.

8. Select a source to start playing the video.

Source select screen of Fen Light

Hint: Press the left button on your remote to access the source filtering menu on the source select screen.

You can access files on your Real Debrid cloud storage. Go to Fen’s main menu, select My ServicesReal DebridCloud Storage.

If you want to use subtitles with Fen Light, please read How to enable automatic subtitles on Kodi.

4. Using Trakt with Fen Light

Trakt.tv is a free service that helps you organize and keep track of your favorite movies and shows. Using a Trakt account is optional, but it is very helpful if you want to sync your watched status across devices.

The Fen Light Kodi addon can integrate with your Trakt account, giving you access to your Collection, lists, and bookmarks.

To use Trakt with Fen Light, visit the Trakt.tv website, log in with your account, and follow these steps.

1. Open Fen Light and select Tools.

Fen Light main menu, the Tools category is selected

2. Press Settings.

Opening Fen Light settings

3. Highlight the Accounts tab and press Authorize under Trakt.

Authorize Trakt with Fen Light

4. Copy the authorization code.

Trakt authorization code for Fen Light

5. Using a web browser, visit https://trakt.tv/activate and enter the authorization code. (You must be logged into your Trakt account).

activate kodi addon on trakt.tv

6. Press Yes to authorize Fen Light with Trakt.

authorizing Trakt and Fen

All done! You can go back to Kodi. Fen Light is now linked to your Trakt account.

Tip: Go to My Lists on the add-on’s main menu to access your collection, watchlist, and custom lists. Other Trakt options such as In Progress, Watched, and Next Episodes are available inside the Movies and TV Shows categories.

5. Additional Settings

Let’s take a look at some popular features on Fen Light addon. These steps are optional, but they can improve your user experience.

5.1. Auto-play content

By default, Fen Light displays a selectable list of sources before playing a video. We can override this behavior and have Fen select a source automatically.

1. Open Fen Light’s settings and select the Playback tab. Enable Auto Play under the Movies and Episodes sections. Adjust the settings according to your preferences.

Enable auto play on Fen Light

Tip 1: Make sure you enable Auto Play Next Episode to continuously play episodes.

Tip 2: Go to the Results tab and use the Sorting and Filtering settings to prioritize or exclude certain video formats like HEVC, HDR, Dolby Vision, AV1, CAM and 3D.

5.2. Auto-scrape next episode

If you like to select the sources manually but still want a semi-automatic way to play episodes, you can enable this option.

Auto-scrape next episode is different from auto-play. It will search for sources for the next episode while the current episode is still playing. The auto-scrape process happens towards the end of the video.

Once the episode is over, Fen Light will show you a list of found sources for the next episode. Just select one and continue watching your favorite TV show.

1. Open Fen Light’s settings and select the Playback tab. Enable Auto-scrape next episode under the Episodes section.

Enabling Auto-scrape next episode

Note: Auto-play should be off in order to enable Auto-scrape next episode.

5.3. The Extra screen

Fen Light has an Extra screen that shows a lot of meta-data about movies and episodes. It is a great alternative to the Kodi’s default Information screen.

Fen Light’s Extra screen shows information such as: plot, cast, reviews, trailer, trivia, similar content and more.

1. Open the Context Menu on a movie or TV show and select Extra.

opening Fen Light's Extra screen from Context Menu

Note: To open the Context Menu, use a long-press on the remote or use the C key on the keyboard.

2. Scroll down on the Extra screen to see all the available information.

Extra information screen on Fen Light

If you want to open the Extra screen automatically for every movie or show, without opening the context menu, go to Tools > Settings > Features and change Open Extras when selecting to Movies, TV Shows or Both. To go back to the default behavior, select None.

5.4. Update Fen Light

Fen Light does not need a repository for updates, the add-on itself checks for updates and notifies you whenever a new version is available.

Always try to use the latest version of Fen Light to avoid errors. Follow these steps to update Fen Light Kodi addon.

1. Open Fen Light and select Tools.

Fen Light main menu, the Tools category is selected

2. Scroll down and select Check for updates.

Check for updates

You’ll see a message with the latest version and your installed version, press the Update button to update Fen Light. If there’s no update button, it means you are using the latest version.

6. Alternatives to Fen Light

Looking for more add-ons? These are some of our favorite Kodi add-ons for April 2024.

Please visit our list of the best Kodi add-ons for more information.

Fen Light: New version of Fen. Popular addon with nice user interface and innovative features. (Premium sources)
Umbrella: Great addon with many features. (Premium sources)
Seren Kodi Add-on featured imageSeren: Very stable addon with a clean user interface and many features. (Premium sources)
Elementum Kodi Addon featured imageElementum: An exceptional addon that offers high-quality streams via torrents. (Free sources)
Scrubs: Great addon specialized in free sources. (Free sources)
The complete guide to Fen Light on Kodi [April 2024]
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