How to Install Alvin on Kodi

The Alvin add-on is no longer available. See our list of the best Kodi add-ons for some alternatives.

The Alvin add-on is a good source for movies and TV shows. With this add-on, you can easily find a ton of high-quality content by using its search functionality or browsing through the different categories. Alvin has excellent integration with Trakt and Real Debrid, and it also provides many free Torrent streams.

Alvin logo
Alvin logo

Here are the instructions on how to install Alvin:

  • Launch Kodi
  • Click the Settings icon  Settings icon
  • Click System settings
  • Hover over Add-ons
  • Click Unknown source to enable it (if you didn’t do it already)
  • Go back to the Setting menu
  • Click File manager
  • Click Add source
  • Click <None>
  • Type the URL and click OK
  • Type octopus as the source name (so you will be able to identify it later) and click OK
  • Go back to the Kodi home page
  • Click Add-ons
  • Click the Add-on browser icon  add-on browser icon
  • Click Install from zip file
  • Click octopus (which is the name you gave to the source)
  • Click
  • Click Install from repository
  • Click Octopus Repository
  • Click Video add-ons
  • Click Alvin
  • Click Install
  • Click OK to accept the installation of additional add-ons
  • Wait till you see an Add-on installed message

Here is how to integrate Real Debrid:

You first need to purchase a subscription for Real Debrid here. After doing so, you need to authorize Real Debrid to work with Alvin:

  • Go back to Kodi home page
  • Hover over add-ons
  • Click Alvin
  • Click Tools
  • Click ResolveURL Settings
  • In the ResolveUrl settings screen, hover over Universal Resolvers and click (Re)Authorize My Account
  • A screen will appear with a code
  • Go to, enter the code and click Continue
  • The authorization is now completed

That’s all, now you can use the Alvin add-on. Enjoy it!

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