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Mirror Kodi Addon on Firestick/Android – Is It Safe & Legal?

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NOTE: There is a new repository URL for this add-on. 

Previous URL: http://cy4root.000webhostapp.com/start/

Updated URL: https://cy4root2.github.io/zip/

This in-depth report of the Mirror Kodi Addon will provide you with everything you need to know about this add-on on Firestick, Fire TV, Android TV Box, or any other device.

Is Mirror Kodi safe to use?  Is Mirror Kodi Addon legal? How do I install Mirror Kodi Addon?  We will answer those questions and more in this article.

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The reason why we ask legal questions is due to the fact that Mirror isn’t available in Kodi’s official repository. This is oftentimes a warning sign.

Since this add-on can’t be installed through the official Kodi repository, it must be installed from an external provider which we display in the screenshot guide below.

Mirror is a video addon that uses auto-play for fast, high quality streaming.

It is currently working fabulously with tons of links and an easy to use interface. For these reasons and more, it is considered a Best Kodi Add-On by TROYPOINT.

For best results, TROYPOINT recommends integrating a real-debrid account within Mirror. This will provide you with tons of high quality links including torrenting options for buffer-free streaming.

We will provide you with instructions on how to integrate Real-Debrid within this add-on after the installation tutorial.

NOTE: After testing we found that Mirror does include some torrent links when real-debrid is integrated. If you decide to use this option, a VPN is needed to ensure your privacy.

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NOTE: Mirror is setup to auto-play content upon making a selection. I highly suggest reading the details & description guide below the screenshot tutorial that will show you how to turn this off and many more important features.

Is Mirror Kodi Addon Safe to Use?

Before I install this, I first want to scan their repository URL with VirusTotal.

Here is the screenshot of the scan results.

elementum kodi scan

VirusTotal did not find any suspicious files or malware within the Mirror repository URL.

However, this does not mean we shouldn’t protect ourselves when streaming content from this unverified 3rd party add-on.

The best way to protect yourself when using Mirror Kodi is with IPVanish VPN.

IPVanish will provide you with an anonymous connection while streaming or downloading while using questionable add-ons such as this.

How to Install Best VPN on Firestick/Android

Now, here are the steps we went through to install the Mirror Kodi Addon through their repository.

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Mirror Kodi Addon Installation Process

  • Launch Kodi
  • Click the settings icon  Kodi Settings Icon

click settings icon

  • Click System

click system

  • Hover over Add-ons menu item and turn on Unknown sources if not already on

turn on unknown sources

  • Click Yes

click yes

  • Click back on remote to go back to the System page
  • Select File Manager

select file manager

Save on VPN

  • Click Add source

click add source

  • Click <None>

click none

  • Type the following URL exactly how it is listed here – https://cy4root2.github.io/zip/ and click OK
  • Disregard the old Repository URL in the screenshot below
Note: The referenced link is the official URL of this app/addon. TROYPOINT does not own or operate any streaming website, service, app, or addon, and has no affiliation with any developers.

type in the following URL and click ok

  • Highlight the box under the source that you just typed in and enter a name for this media source, type “cy4root” or any other name
  • Click OK

enter a name for the media source then click ok

  • Click your back button on remote until you are back on the System screen
  • Select Add-ons

click back to the system screen the click add-ons

  • Scroll down and click Install from zip file

click install from zip file

  • Click “cy4root” or another name you assigned the media source in the previous step

click cy4root

  • Click the zip file URL – repository.cy4root-master.zip

click the zip file URL

  • Wait for the “Cy4Root Repository Add-on installed” message to appear

Wait for the cy4root repository add-on installed message to appear

  • Select Install from repository

select install from repository

  • Click Cy4Root Repository

click cy4root repository

  • Choose Video add-ons

click video add-ons

  • Choose MirRoR Video

choose mirror video

  • Click Install

click install

  • When this message appears just click OK

when this message appears click ok

  • If this message appears about a setup-wizard click No

if the setup-wizard message appears click no

  • Wait a minute or two for all of the additional add-ons to install
  • Click the back button until you return to the home screen, then scroll down and click Add-ons

go back to the kodi home screen then click add-ons

  • Hover over to the right and select MirRoR Video

hover to the right and select mirror video

  • Installation of the Mirror Kodi Add-on is now complete. Enjoy!

installation of the mirror kodi add-on is now complete


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Mirror Kodi Addon Description & Details

Mirror is an extremely simple addon with a complete library of Movies & TV Shows.

The categories within Mirror include: Movies, My Movies, New Movies, TV Shows, My TV Shows, New Episodes, IMDB, TMDB, Youtube Channels, VipBox, Tools, Search, and News.

As stated above, Mirror is set to auto-play content upon making a selection. TROYPOINT suggests changing this as not all movies and tv shows will stream with auto-play enabled.

To disable, use steps below:

  • Click Tools
  • Choose SETTINGS: General
  • Scroll down to hover over Playback
  • Change Default action from Auto Play to Directory
  • Click OK

With auto-play turned off, you can now choose your source selection for a better streaming experience.

Mirror works great on its own, however, it will work even better when integrated with real-debrid.

How to Setup Real-Debrid on Kodi

For those with a trakt.tv account, this can also be added making Mirror an all-in-one addon.

How To Set Up Trakt on Kodi

Overall, Mirror is an awesome Kodi addon that works great on several devices including the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4k.

Many cord-cutters jailbreak their Fire TV Sticks & Fire TVs and this is one of the most popular Kodi addons used.

Jailbreak Firestick Guide

Is The Mirror Kodi Addon Legal?

It’s impossible for TROYPOINT to determine whether these unverified addons/apps hold the proper licensing.

If and when an add-on is deemed illegal, we notify our users immediately and update reports on our Website to reflect that information.

At first glance, it would appear that Mirror is distributing copyrighted works without consent.

Users can always access titles that are available for free in the public domain.

Works such as this are not protected by copyright laws and may be downloaded, streamed, and shared without any legal ramifications.

In conclusion, the end-user is responsible for all content accessed through add-ons such as the Mirror Kodi Addon.

Mirror Kodi Addon FAQ

Is this Kodi Add-on legal?

Yes. It is not illegal to install and use this Kodi add-on. However, what you access after you have installed this add-on may be illegal.

Should I use a VPN with this Kodi addon?

A VPN such as IPVanish is always encouraged when installing any 3rd party Kodi addons and repositories. This will ensure your privacy and anonymity when streaming.

Can this Kodi addon be installed on firestick?

Yes. Follow the step-by-step instructions above. This tutorial was done using an Amazon Firestick 4K.

What's the difference between a Kodi addon and a Kodi repository?

A repository is a file that stores numerous Kodi addons and more for installation. Usually you are required to install a repository to install a Kodi addon or build.

What's the difference between a Kodi addon and a Kodi build?

You can think of a Kodi build as a bundle of the best add-ons, repositories, and a customized skin that you can install with one click.

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