This guide shows how to install 9 Lives Kodi Addon on Kodi 19 Matrix & Kodi 20 Nexus. The guide can be used for all devices that support Kodi, including Firestick , Nvidia Shield, and Android TV boxes.
The 9 Lives Kodi addon is fantastic for watching Movies and TV shows. The addon has a huge selection of content, and it offers free and HD streams. The addon has powerful scrapers that source content from various sites, and you can choose between 1080p and 720p. 9 Lives’ content is organized into several categories that include Movies, TV Shows, My Movies, My TV Shows, New Movies, New Episodes, and People. There’s also a search option that lets you get the title you are looking for quickly and a Tools button that lets you customize the addon.
Besides the main categories, the 9 Lives Kodi addon organizes content into various sub-categories that can guide you in selecting a title or discovering new ones. For example, the Movies section has options such as Year, Decade, Languages, People Watching, Most Popular, Highly Rates, Oscar Winners, and Box Office. To enhance your streaming experience, you can also connect the addon with Real-Debrid for high-quality links and Trakt.tv to keep track of your watch list.
Is 9 Lives Kodi Addon Safe & Legal?
9 Lives Kodi addon is safe as its host repository, GrindHouse repo, doesn’t contain any malware, according to VirusTotal. However, as with any other third-party Kodi Addon, the legality side of the addon is a bit sketchy. This is because the 9 Lives Kodi addon provides links to content that may be pirated. But at the same time, the addon doesn’t host the content, it only scrapes for links from the publicly available web. This means that it is your responsibility to mind what you access.
👉 To avoid unknowingly infringing copyrights, we strongly recommend that you use a reliable streaming VPN.
The best VPN for Kodi
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How to Install 9 Lives Kodi Addon
9 Lives is an unofficial (third-party) Kodi add-on, so we must first enable installation from “unknown sources.”
- From the Kodi home screen, select Settings.
- Select System on the settings page.
- Hover over Addons and enable Unknown Sources. Click Ok when you get a warning message.
Now, you can add Kodi add-ons from third-party sources. This step won’t be necessary for subsequent installations.
Adding Grindhouse Repo Source
✋ Before proceeding, we suggest that you turn on Surfshark to stay safe and avoid any ISP blocks.
- After that, go back to Settings and then select File Manager.
- Double-click “Add-Source” and type in the zip file URL
http://grindhousekodi.tk/repointo the window that opens. Type “Grindhouse” under the textbox below, then click “OK.”
Install 9 Lives Kodi Addon Host Repo
We can now install the Grindhouse Repo using the source we’ve just added.
- On the left-hand side menu of the Kodi home screen, select Add-ons.
- Click the open box icon on the top left corner of the screen.
- Select Install from Zip File.
- This will throw a warning. Just click “Yes.”
- Select Grindhouse.
- Select repository.grindhousekodi-x.x.zip
- You will receive a Kodi notification when the repo installs successfully.
Install 9 Lives Kodi Addon
We can now install 9 Lives Kodi Addon.
- While on the same page, click “Install from repository.”
- Select Grindhouse Repository
- Select Video Add-ons and then click on 9 Lives.
- You will now get an option to install the addon. Click on it.
- All the dependencies that will be installed with the addon will be listed in a pop-up window. To continue with the installation, simply click OK. You’ll receive a notification when it’s complete.
9 Lives Kodi addon is now installed. You can explore the new addon.
When you select a title, you’ll get lots of streaming links. The Free streaming links are usually located at the end of the list, and you can identify them by not presenting the “|RD|” on the link title.
👍 From there, ensure that you are connected to a reliable VPN server, and you can start streaming.
Check out more Kodi Video Addons Installation Guides.
If you love watching movies and TV shows, one of the best Kodi addons you can install is the 9 Lives Addon. The addon is quite simple, but it provides lots of content which is also well-organized to make access easy. You won’t need to have a Real-Debrid account, as the addon provides lots of HD streams for free. However,
Ensure that you turn on Surfshark to stay safe when streaming on Kodi.
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