How To Install TAZ Kodi Add-on

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Last Updated on March 13, 2020 by Jenny L

Here I am back with another Kodi Add-on tutorial. You’ll see the step-by-step process to install TAZ Kodi Add-on on Firestick. However, the same steps also work for other Kodi platforms, such as – Android TV Box, Android Phones/Tablets, Windows PC, macOS, etc. TAZ is yet another Exodus Fork for Kodi 18.5 (Leia) with updated scripts and codes to pull out a wide range of HD movies and tv shows.

Exodus is the most popular and widely used add-on among Kodi users. Lot’s of other developers copied the source code of Exodus and launched new add-ons. Such add-ons are called Kodi Exodus Fork.

TAZ is one of the similar add-on with updated codes and scripts. It has got a bigger library of movies and tv shows that Kodi users can watch at no cost.

That’s why I brought this TAZ add-on installation tutorial for you…

TAZ Add-on User-Interface & Features –

TAZ Kodi Addon

You’ll get similar interface as Exodus with following categories –

  • Movies
  • TV Shows
  • My Movies
  • My TV Shows
  • New Episodes
  • New Movies
  • Search

Apart from it, TAZ Add-on allow you to authenticate your Real-Debrid and Trakt account.

Let’s go to the installation process…

How to install TAZ Add-on on Kodi

You need to follow these steps to install TAZ Add-on on Kodi

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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 TAZ Addon for Kodi, type this URL- http://octopus246.esy.es/octopus/

Install TAZ Kodi Add-on

11- Enter Name

Specify the name of this source. Enter TAZ.

Name the source as TAZ

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

I named it TAZ at Step #11. So, I’ll select this source folder.

Open TAZ Folder

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 repository.octopus-0.1.61.zip file to install.

Select Octopus Repository ZIP file

18- Select Install from repository

Wait for a few seconds until this repository zip installed on your device. You’ll get a notification at the top-right corner. If notification appeared, select Install from repository option.

Install from repository

19- Open Repository folder

You’ll see all the installed repository here. Select the repository folder to go to Add-ons installation.

Open Octopus Repository

20- Open Video Add-ons folder

Lot’s of options will appear on your Kodi screen. Select the Add-ons folder to jump to the Add-ons list.

Select Video Add-ons

21- Select the Add-on

Select the Taz to install on your device.

Select TAZ Kodi Addon

22- Select Install

The Kodi Addon is now ready to install. Click the Install button to move forward.

Install TAZ Kodi Add-on

23- Select OK

Some additional add-ons and scripts will be installed on your Kodi. Select OK to start the installation process.

TAZ for Kodi

Wait for a few seconds, the add-on and scripts will be installed automatically. You’ll get a notification after installation is completed.

Now you can open this addon from the Video Add-ons list. Go back to Kodi> select Add-ons> open Video Add-ons> and launch the Taz. Or you can directly open it from the installation page also.

But, before opening this Add-on, I strongly recommend you to hide your IP Address and Location with Express VPN, else you may face legal problems.

24- Select Taz

You can see a (checkmark) icon on the left side of the Taz folder. It means this Add-on has been completely installed on your Kodi. Now select this folder to launch it.

Open Taz Addon on Kodi

25- Select Open

You can directly launch this Kodi addon from here. Else, go to your Video Add-ons list and select Taz to launch it.

Taz Addon for Kodi

26- Close the Popup

Taz addon on Kodi

You’ll get a popup regarding its updates and information. All the bug fixes are listed there along with the last updated date. Close this popup to start using TAZ addon on Kodi.

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