Tempest Kodi Add-on: Installation Guide

In this tutorial, we are going to install Tempest on Kodi. Tempest is an add-on that allows you to stream movies and TV shows using several websites as a source, it has a couple of great features like live TV channels and a 1-click section. Tempest also supports premium services like Real-Debrid.

Allowing 3rd party add-ons on Kodi

If this is the first time you install add-ons on Kodi, you’ll have 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. Open System menu on Kodi using the cog icon

2. Select System. Kodi System Options on System Menu

3. Make sure the Add-ons tab is selected and enable Unknown sources and Show notifications. Enable unknown sources and notifications on Kodi

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 on Kodi.

4. Go back to the Settings menu and select File Manager. Kodi File Manager on System menu

5. Press Add Source. adding source using file manager on kodi

6. Enter https://tempest0580.github.io/ on the top box and tempest on the bottom one. Press OK to add the source.Tempest source on Kodi

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. Kodi Add-on Browser on System Menu

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

9. Now select tempest. tempest kodi source

10. Click on repository.tempest-x.x.x.zip to download and install the repository.install tempest repo on kodi

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. Install add-on from repository on Kodi

12. Click Tempest Repo. Tempest repository

13. Select Video add-ons. video add-ons category on tempest repo

14. Select Tempest. install Tempest Kodi addon

15. Press the Install button.
install Tempest Kodi add-on

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.
list of dependencies for Tempest

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.
Tempest Kodi add-on

18. All done! Use the menu to select movies or TV shows.
main menu on Tempest Kodi add-on

[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.
tempest settings on kodi

II. Press General.
kodi tempest settings menu

III. Make sure the Debrid Providers tab is selected and press Enable All Debrid Providers.
enabling debrid providers on Tempest Kodi add-on

IV. Now select the Accounts tab and press Resolveurl Settings.
open resolveURL settings from Tempest Kodi addon

V. Select the Universal Resolver tab, scroll down to the Real Debrid section and press (Re)Authorize My Account.
authorize Real Debrid account with Tempest and resolveURL

VI. Copy the authorization code.
Authorizing Tempest with Real Debrid

VII. 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

VIII. Set a name for this connection, we’ll use Tempest and press Set that name.
use Tempest with Real Debrid

Now that you’ve authorized ResolveURL with Real Debrid you can close the browser and go back to Kodi. All the add-ons using ResolveURL such as Tempest, The Crew, Venom, Scrubs V2 and others will have access to premium sources.

IX. Use Tempest to select a movie or TV show, premium links will be shown in blue and free sources in white. Real Debrid sources on Tempest Kodi add-on

With this configuration, Tempest will use premium links from several file hosting websites, this is usually 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

It’s possible to use Tempest with torrents via Real Debrid. Enabling torrent support can increase the number of results. Please note that Tempest won’t directly connect to the p2p network, instead, it’ll use Read Debrid’s servers to fetch the files so you can stream them as a normal download.

X. Select Settings on Tempest’s main menu.
tempest settings on kodi

XI. Press General.
kodi tempest settings menu

XII. Select the Torrent Support tab and activate Enable Torrent Scrapping.
enabling torrent support on Tempest

XIII. Scroll down and select Enable All Torrent Providers.
Enable torrent providers on Tempest Kodi addon

XIX. Press OK.
save torrent settings on Tempest

Keep in mind that if you select a torrent with few seeds/peers, it might take some time for Real Debrid download the file and make it available for you to stream. It’s not very common but it might happen from time to time.

XX. Use Tempest to select a movie or TV show, torrent links will be shown in cyan and free sources in white. torrent sources on Tempest Kodi add-on

Tempest Kodi Add-on: Installation Guide
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