Tempest add-on allows you to stream movies and TV shows on Kodi. Based on Exodus, it has many features from its predecessor plus some extras like live TV and 1-click section. Tempest supports premium services like Real Debrid, All Debrid, and Premiumize.
Tempest is not yet ready for Kodi 19 Matrix but we hope it’ll be updated soon. If you’re using Tempest as your main add-on we recommend waiting a bit before upgrading or installing one of the suggested add-ons at the end of this guide.
In this tutorial, we are going to install Tempest on Kodi 18.9, Let’s begin!
Table of contents
Allowing 3rd party add-ons on Kodi
If this is the first time you install add-ons on Kodi, you’ll have to change the settings to allow the installation of unofficial add-ons.
1. Press the cog icon near the top left corner of the screen to open the Settings menu.
2. Select System.
3. Make sure the Add-ons tab is selected and enable Unknown sources and Show notifications.
Enabling Unknown sources will allow the installation of 3rd party add-ons that are not available in the official Kodi repository. Additionally, we recommend enabling Show notifications since most addons use them to display important information.
Adding Tempest source to Kodi
Let’s add a link to the official Tempest source on GitHub, this will allow us to download the repository zip file directly on Kodi.
4. Go back to the Settings menu and select File Manager.
5. Press Add Source.
6. Enter https://tempest0580.github.io/ on the top box and tempest on the bottom one. Press OK to add the source.
Installing Tempest repository
The repository is responsible for installing and updating the add-on, let’s use the new source to download the repository.
7. Go back to the Settings menu and this time select Add-ons.
8. Click on Install from zip file.
9. Now select tempest.
10. Click on repository.tempest-x.x.x.zip to download and install the repository.
Wait a couple of seconds for the repository to download, you’ll see the “Tempest Repo installed” notification on the top right corner of the screen when its done.
Install Tempest add-on on Kodi
Now that the repository is installed, let’s use it to install the add-on.
11. Select Install from Repository.
12. Click Tempest Repo.
13. Select Video add-ons.
14. Select Tempest.
15. Press the Install button.
16. You’ll see a list of dependencies to be installed with the add-on. Press OK to continue and wait for the process to finish.
If the YouTube set-up wizard comes up just press No to use its default settings.
17. Go back to the Home Screen, you should now see a shortcut to Tempest on the Add-ons tab. Click on it to open the add-on.
18. All done! Use the menu to select movies or TV shows.
[Optional] Using Real Debrid with Tempest
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.
In this example we’ll use Real Rebrid, a popular service to get unrestricted access to various file hosters and cached torrents for a very low price.
I. Select Settings on Tempest’s main menu.
II. Press Accounts.
III. Now select Resolveurl Settings.
IV. Select the Universal Resolver tab, scroll down to the Real Debrid section and press (Re)Authorize My Account.
V. Copy the authorization code.
VI. 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).
VII. Set a name for this connection, we’ll use Tempest and press Set that name.
Now that you’ve authorized ResolveURL with Real Debrid you can close the browser and go back to Kodi. Other installed add-ons using the ResolveURL dependency will also have access to premium sources.
VIII. Use Tempest to select a movie or TV show, premium links will be shown in blue and free sources in white.
With this configuration, Tempest will use premium links from many file hosting websites. This usually is enough for most users but if you need even more sources, we’ll show you how to enable support for torrents via Real Debrid in the next section.
[Optional] Using torrents via Real Debrid with Tempest
Enabling torrent support might increase the number of results by using cached-torrents. To use this feature you’ll need a Debrid account. Tempest won’t connect directly to the p2p network while using cached-torrents, instead, it’ll use Read Debrid’s servers to fetch the files so you can stream them as a normal download.
IX. Select Settings on Tempest’s main menu.
X. Press Torrent Support.
XI. Select the Torrent Support tab and activate Enable Torrent Scrapping.
XII. Scroll down and select Enable All Torrent Providers.
XIII. Press OK.
XIX. Use Tempest to select a movie or TV show. Cached-torrent links will be shown in cyan, free sources in white and premium sources in blue.
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