How to install Homelander on Kodi [Dec 2022]

Homelander is a Kodi add-on that allows you to stream movies and TV shows using free, premium, and official sources. Based on The Oath, Homelander has many of the features of its predecessor.

This add-on offers Trakt support, library integration, file downloads, subtitles, free sources scraping, support for premium accounts from Real Debrid, Premiumize and more. It can also find sources in official streaming services if you have the corresponding user accounts and add-ons installed.

In this guide, we’re going to install Homelander on Kodi. Let’s get started!

1. Homelander Overview

FeaturesMovies and TV shows
Free SourcesYes
Premium SourcesReal Debrid, Premiumize, All Debrid, and more
Source TypeFile hosting websites and cached torrents
Trakt SupportYes
Library IntegrationYes
More FeaturesAutomatic subtitles, File downloads.

2. How to install Homelander on Kodi

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

2.1. Install The Crew repository

Let’s add a link to The Crew’s official source on GitHub, this will allow us to download the repository zip file directly from Kodi.

1. Press the cog icon near the top left corner of the 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://team-crew.github.io/ in the top box and team-crew on the bottom one. Press OK to add the source. The Crew add-on source URL on Kodi

Now that we added the link, let’s use it to install the repository.

5. Go back to the Settings menu and this time select Add-ons. Kodi Add-on Browser on System Menu

6. Click on Install from zip file. install kodi add-on from zip file

7. Select team-crew. installing The Crew repository on Kodi

8. Click on repository.thecrew-x.x.x.zip to download and install the repository. install The Crew repository

Wait a couple of seconds while the repository is downloaded and installed. You’ll see a notification when the process is complete.

2.2. Install Homelander add-on

Now that the repository is installed, let’s use it to download and install the add-on and its dependencies.

9. Select Install from Repository. Install add-on from repository on Kodi

10. Click THE CREW REPO. The Crew Repository

11. Select Video add-ons. video add-ons category on The Crew repository

12. Select Homelander. Homelander add-on on The Crew repository

13. Press the Install button. install Homelander on Kodi

14. Click OK to install Homelander and its dependencies. list of dependencies for Homelander

Wait a couple of seconds for the installation process to finish. You’ll see a notification when it’s done.

15. Go back to the Home Screen, you should now see a shortcut to Homelander on the Add-ons tab. Click on it to open the add-on. Homelander Kodi add-on

16. All done! Use the menu to browse Movies, TV shows and other categories. Homelander's main menu, the TV Shows category is selected

Homelander features automatic subtitles download, but if you need more control over the subtitles’ selection process, please read How to enable subtitles on Kodi.

3. Additional Settings

Let’s take a look at some other features of Homelander. These steps are optional, but can improve your experience when using the add-on.

3.1. Using Real Debrid with Homelander

File hosters often limit file availability and bandwidth for free users. Using premium accounts gives you unrestricted access to several file hosters and can greatly improve the quality and quantity of available sources.

Using a Debrid account with Homelander is optional.

In this guide, we’ll use Real Rebrid, a popular service that grants you get unrestricted access to various file hosters and cached torrents for a very low price.

1. Open Homelander and select Tools.Homelander's  main menu, the Tools category is selected

2. Press ResolveURL: Settings.Open ResolveURL settings with Homelander

3. Select the Universal Resolver 2 tab and Press (Re)Authorize My Account in the Real Debrid section.authorize Homelander with Real Debrid

4. Copy the authorization code.copy the authorization code for Real Debrid

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

6. Enter Homelander and press Set that name.authorizing Homelander with Real Debrid

You can now use Homelander with premium sources.

Navigate the add-on’s menu to select a movie or episode. Once you’ve made your choice, Homelander will show a selectable list of available sources.

7. Select a source to start playing the video.source select screen on Homelander Kodi addon

When using a Debrid service, your device won’t connect directly to the P2P network. Every download is encrypted via HTTPS protocol.

3.2. Using Trakt With Homelander

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

Homelander can integrate with your Trakt account, so you can access your collection, lists, and bookmarks. It is also capable of scrobbling, meaning it’ll automatically check in your watched episodes and movies on the cloud.

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

1. Open Homelander and select Tools.Homelander's  main menu, the Tools category is selected

2. Press TRAKT: Authorise.authorize Homelander with Trakt

3. Copy the authorization code.copy the trakt authorization code

4. 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

5. Press Yes to link Homelander to your Trakt account. allow Homelander to use Trakt

Back in Kodi, you should see your Trakt username on Homelander’s settings menu.

6. If you’re not using the official Trakt add-on, Enable scrobbing and set Resume Point source to Trakt scrobbles. Press OK to continue. Trakt settings on Homelander

You can now access your Trakt collection and lists with Homelander using My Movies and My TV Shows on the add-on’s main menu.

4. Alternatives to Homelander

Looking for more add-ons? These are some of our favorite Kodi add-ons for December 2022.

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

Umbrella: Great add-on based on Venom. (Premium sources)
Fen Kodi Add-onFen: Fen is back! This add-on is very fast and offers many features. (Premium sources)
Seren Kodi Add-on featured imageSeren: Excellent add-on with great user interface and many innovative functions. (Premium sources)
The Crew Kodi Add-onThe Crew: Great all-in-one add-on with many extra features for kids, sports, live TV, and more. (Free and premium sources)
Scrubs v2: Great add-on specialized in free sources. (Free sources)
Homelander: Based on The Oath, has all the features from its predecessor. (Free and Premium sources)
Elementum Kodi Addon featured imageElementum: An exceptional add-on that offers high-quality streams using torrents. (P2P sources)
How to install Homelander on Kodi [Dec 2022]
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