How To Install Ares Wizard On Kodi 18.6 (Leia)

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Last Updated on November 3, 2020 by Jenny L
In this tutorial, I’m going to show you the step by step process to install Ares Wizard on Kodi. Whether you’re using Kodi on Amazon FireStick, Android Box, PC, or any Smartphone/Tablet; Ares Kodi Wizard can be installed by following the same steps. Ares Wizard is the most popular tool that every Kodi users loved earlier. But, due to legal problems, Ares Wizard has taken down. It had everything that a Kodi user needs for daily amusement. It used to contain Kodi Addons, Builds, Maintenance Tools, etc. Due to copyright violations, the Ares Wizard has shut down. Because they were providing illegal content… Later, Ares Kodi Wizard back online with a clean and legal interface. However, the developer limited the features of this Kodi Wizard but still it’s #1 Kodi maintenance add-on/plugin with full system backup and lots of more features. So, in this tutorial, I’m going to guide you for installing Ares Wizard on Kodi 18.6 (Leia)… Before jumping to the installation steps, let me show some highlighting features of Ares Wizard…

Ares Wizard Features

  1. Maintenance– You’ll find the Maintenance option in the top navigation once you’ll install Ares Wizard on Kodi. Here you can Delete Thumbnails available on your Kodi device. This option helps in cleaning any unnecessary images and icons from Kodi. Inside the Maintenance tab, you can find Delete Packages and Delete Cache/Temp files stored in the Kodi database. These options help in fixing any buffering error and slowdown of the device.
  2. Backup and Restore– Ares Wizard provides complete backup and selective backup opportunity. You can take Full System Backup or Addons, Addons Data, Favorite, Sources, Settings, or Custom folder Back up individually. Similarly, it allows you to directly restore the backup just by selecting the Ares Backup file.
  3. Tweaks– Ares Kodi Wizard helps in customize your Video Cache Size, CURL Timeout, and Read Buffer Factor. As per your requirements, you can edit these options from the Tweaks menu of Ares Wizard.
  4. More– There are many other features you can find from More menu of Ares Dashboard. It has System Information, Internet Speed Test, Erase All Data/Fresh Start, and much more.
I think it’s enough to understand the role of Ares Wizard on your Kodi device. Now, let’s move to the installation process…

How to install Ares Wizard on Kodi 18.6 (Leia)

Follow these steps on your device to install Ares Wizard-

1- Open Kodi

First of all, turn on your device where Kodi is installed and launch Kodi to proceed further. Firestick users can launch Kodi by going to Settings> Applications> Manage Installed Applications> Select Kodi> Launch. Kodi Home

2- Go to Settings

You can see three icons in the top left corner. Click on the Gear icon to open Kodi Settings.

Kodi Settings

3- Select System

At the bottom-right corner, you can see System settings. Just select that option. Kodi System Settings

4- Select Add-ons

From the left side menu, select Add-ons option. Addons Settings

5- Enable Unknown Sources

In order to install any third-party Kodi addons, we need to enable the Unknown Source option. Click on that Enable/Disable icon. Kodi Unknown Sources

6- Confirm Warning Pop-up

A warning popup will appear on your device screen, click on Yes to confirm. It’s always recommended to install only trusted add-ons on Kodi to avoid any data theft. Also, we strongly recommend you to ALWAYS use a good VPN while using any third-party Kodi add-ons. I’m using Express VPN on Kodi, Firestick, PC, and Smartphone. It’s #1 VPN in terms of speed and security. Kodi Unknown Sources Warning Popup

7- Go to File Manager

Once you enabled the Unknown Sources, go back and select the File manager option to add a media or plugin source. Kodi File Manager

8- Select Add source

In order to install any third-party add-ons, we need to provide the source URL in the File Manager section. Click on the Add source option to enter the repository address.

Add Sources in Kodi

9- Select <None>

You can see, there’s no media source specified. Click on <None> option to edit the source. Edit Source

10- Enter repository source

In order to install Ares Wizard for Kodi, type this URL- http://areswizard.co.uk/ Enter Source URL

11- Enter Name

Specify the name of this source. I’m installing Ares Wizard, so I type ‘Ares Wizard’ as the source name. You can enter any name in the box. It’s just for identification purposes.

Ares Wizard Repository

12- Save this media source

Check all the information here and save this media source. To save this source, select the OK button. Save Media Source

13- Go to Add-ons

Exit from the File Manager and select Add-ons option from the left side menu.

Go to Add-ons

14- Select Package Installer

At the top-left corner, you can see three icons. Select the Package Installer option as shown below. Package Installer

15- Select Install from zip file

Now you can install any Kodi Addon from third-party sources. Select Install from zip file option to install a repository/addons scripts bundle.

Install from Zip file

16- Select the Source folder

We named it Ares Wizard at Step #11. So, I’ll select the Ares Wizard as a source folder. Select Ares Wizard Media Source

17- Select the Zip file

You’ll see a Zip file available on your screen. This zip file contains all scripts of this Repository. Select the script.areswizard-x.x.xx.zip file to install. Here x.x.xx is the latest version of the Ares Wizard repository. It may be different if the developer updates this Kodi plugin. Install Ares Wizard Zip

18- Go to Program Add-ons

Wait for a few seconds until Ares Wizard installed on your Kodi. You’ll get a notification at the top-right corner. Once the addon installed, go back and select Program Add-ons.

Go to Program Add-ons

19- Launch Ares Wizard

In the program add-ons, you can see Ares Wizard. Click on that to Launch it.

Launch Ares Wizard

20- Wait…

Wait for a few moments and Ares Wizard will load on your Kodi. You can optimize your Kodi with Ares Wizard Maintenance and Tweaks tool. Also, you can do a lot more advanced optimization with this Kodi plugin.

Ares Wizard is Loading

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4 thoughts on “How To Install Ares Wizard On Kodi 18.6 (Leia)”

    1. Please restart your device and clear the application cache file. The URL is working. Let me know if not fixed after that…

  1. He seguido los pasos indicados y he instalado Ares wizard en kodi de la tablet sin problema pero en el kodi de la tvbox que tengo conectada a mi TV me sale un mensaje de instalación fallida. Que puedo hacer para instalarlo? Tengo problema de buffer y esperaba solucionarlo con arest

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