Install Plex On Kodi

The tutorial below will show you How to Install Plex Kodi Addon using a step-by-step guide.

The Plex Media Server software is an excellent solution for managing movies, tv shows, music, family videos, pictures, and more from a central location.

For those of us who use Kodi on a regular basis, it is nice having the ability to use Plex within the same application.

Plex is one of the most popular media libraries available today, as the software is used by millions across the globe.

I have created a tutorial for those of you who want to setup a Plex Media Server, and you can find that by clicking the link below.

How to Setup and Use Plex Media Server

By using Plex you are able to play your media in any location where you are connected to the Internet which includes your smartphone!

Plex also allows you to share your media libraries with friends and family which allows for fun collaboration.

If you use Plex AND Kodi, this is a great way to use this platform within Kodi for all-inclusive streaming.

The Plex Kodi addon works fabulously on all popular devices including the Amazon Firestick 4k, Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, NVIDIA Shield, and Android TV Boxes.

Follow the steps below to install the Plex add-on on your Kodi device.

Important Note: If you receive a “failed dependency error,” just try installing another add-on within our Best Kodi Addons list and it should work.

If that doesn’t work, check out the link below for more information.

How to Fix Failed to Install a Dependency Error in Kodi

TROYPOINT Tip:  You should always use a VPN to protect your identity and security when streaming free movies and TV shows with third party Kodi addons/builds such as this.
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How to Install Plex Kodi Addon Guide

  • Launch Kodi

Launch Kodi

  • Scroll to and select the Add-Ons menu item

Scroll to and select the Add-Ons menu item

  • Click the small “open box” icon at top left side of page under the “Add-ons heading” Install Kodi Addon

Click the small “open box” icon at top left side of page under the “Add-ons heading”

  • Click Install From Repository

Click Install From Repository

  • By default you are now in the Kodi Add-On Repository. Then select Video add-ons

By default you are now in the Kodi Add-On Repository. Then select Video add-ons

  • Choose Plex

Choose Plex

  • Click Install

Click Install

  • Kodi will then prompt the message below stating “The following additional add-ons will be installed”, Click OK

Kodi will then prompt the message below stating “The following additional add-ons will be installed”, Click OK

  • Wait for Plex add-on installed message to appear

Wait for Plex add-on installed message to appear

  • Return back to the home screen of Kodi and select add-ons

Return back to the home screen of Kodi and select add-ons

  • Choose Video add-ons

Choose Video add-ons

  • Select Plex

Select Plex

  • Installation of the Plex Kodi Addon is now complete! To use your Plex account click Sign In.

Installation of the YouTube Kodi Addon is now complete! To use your Plex account click Sign In.

  • Visit the following URL to link your Plex account – https://plex.tv/link

Visit the following URL to link your Plex account

  • Sign in to your Plex account if prompted

Sign in to your Plex account if prompted

  • After signing in you are redirected to this screen

After signing in you are redirected to this screen

  • Enter in the code from the previous step then click Link

Enter in the code from the previous step then click Link

  • Your Plex account is now linked!

Your Plex account is now linked!

  • Return back to Kodi, and you are now able to use the Plex Kodi Addon!

Return back to Kodi, and you are now able to use the Plex Kodi Addon!

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Plex Kodi Addon Description

With the Plex Kodi Addon installed on your device, you can now access your custom libraries with the click of a few buttons!

Besides Kodi, the Plex application is also available for installation on the following devices:

  • Android devices
  • iOS
  • Google Chromecast
  • Roku
  • Apple TV
  • Xbox One
  • PS4
  • Windows PC
  • Mac

For more information on Plex you can view their official website below.

Plex Official Website

For other great Kodi alternatives I suggest viewing our best Kodi Addons list below, which we update weekly.

TROYPOINT’s Best Kodi Addons

If you are a Plex user, give the Plex Kodi Addon a try today!

Warning! Protect Yourself With A VPN

Most cord-cutters use a VPN and rightfully so.

The free streaming applications, addons, and paid IPTV services that you use are usually hosted on insecure servers.

Without a VPN, your IP Address is being logged.

Your IP Address points back to your location and identity which compromises both your privacy and security.

Your current IP Address is 24.133.249.3 – When you use a VPN, your real IP address will be converted into an anonymous new one.

A VPN will provide you with an anonymous connection to the Internet.

This will prevent your Internet Service Provider, app/addon developers, government agencies, and any 3rd party from logging what you’re accessing online.

The most popular VPN among cord-cutters is IPVanish due to their blazing fast speeds and zero log policy.

Its important to use a VPN that is fast since we are streaming large HD files.  Its also crucial to find one that keeps no logs of what their subscribers access while online.

Setting up IPVanish VPN on your streaming device is simple!

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Step 1 Register for an IPVanish VPN account by clicking the link below.

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Step 2 – Hover over the search icon on your Firestick, Fire TV, or Fire TV Cube and type in “Ipvanish”

You may also find the IPVanish App in the Google Play Store for those of you who are using Android TV Boxes, phones, and tablets.

Click Search

Step 3 – Click the IPVanish VPN option that appears.

Type in Ipvanish

Step 4 – Click the IPVanish icon under Apps & Games.

Click IPVanish logo

Step 5 – Click Download.

Click Download

Step 6 – Click Open.

Click Open

Step 7 – Enter  your username and password to login.  Your username is the email that you used to register for IPVanish service with and your password is automatically generated and emailed to you.

Click Sign In

Step 8 – Click Connect button.

Click Connect

Step 9 – Click OK for Connection request if it appears.

Click OK

Step 10 – You will notice that your IP Address changes along with location of connection.  You are now operating anonymously through your device.

Click the Home Button on your remote and the VPN will remain running in the background.

Successful Connection

Congratulations!  You are now protected by a VPN which means everything that you stream or access through your Firestick or Android TV Box is hidden from the rest of the world.

If you ever need to stop the VPN service, simply re-launch the application and click the DISCONNECT button.

Plex Kodi Addon FAQ

Is the Plex Kodi Add-on legal?

Yes. It is not illegal to install and use this Kodi add-on.

Should I use a VPN with the Plex 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 Plex 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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