Internet Protocol Television commonly called IPTV is a technology that delivers live and on-demand content via the Internet. Nowadays, IPTVs are getting popular as it offers plenty of video content at a low price. To stream IPTV on Kodi, you need to get a subscription to a premium IPTV service. If you are a Kodi user, download the PVR IPTV Simple Client Addon and add the IPTV Provider’s credentials to watch IPTV videos. Alternatively, you can also stream IPTV content on Kodi by installing IPTV addons from a third-party repository.
How to Stream IPTV on Kodi using PVR IPTV Simple Client Addon
You can stream IPTV content on Kodi by adding the M3U URL of your provider in the PVR IPTV Simple Client addon.
#1. Launch the Kodi app on your device.
#2. Tap the Add-ons option on the home screen and click the Package installer icon at the top left.
#3. Hit the option Install from repository.
#4. Choose Kodi Addon Repository.
#5. Locate and select the option PVR clients.
#6. On the next page, hit the add-on PVR IPTV Simple Client.
#7. Click the Install button to download the addon on Kodi.
#8. You will be prompted to install the required supporting files, click OK.
#9. The PVR IPTV Simple Client addon will start downloading on Kodi.
#10. Once the addon is downloaded, select the PVR IPTV Simple Client addon.
#11. Click the Configure option on the addon info screen.
#12. Select the General tab from the left pane and tap the option M3U playlist URL.
#13. Enter the M3U URL given by your IPTV Provider and click the OK button.
#14. Wait for the content to load. Then, navigate to the Kodi home screen and click the option TV on the left panel.
#15. Click Channels on the next page.
#16. Select any TV channel and stream it on your Kodi Media Player.
Best IPTV Addons for Kodi Media Player
There are plenty of IPTV addons available for Kodi. The popular IPTV addons for Kodi are discussed below. These add-ons can be installed only from the third-party repository. Before installing these add-ons, make sure to enable the option Unknown Sources.
Ultra IPTV Addon
Ultra IPTV addon is a freemium IPTV addon that lets you stream sports, documentaries, movies, TV shows, and TV channels. This addon primarily consists of live TV channels from countries like the US, UK, France, Germany, Canada, etc. With Ultra IPTV addon, you can stream live TV channels in HD quality without buffering.
Repository: Cazlo repository (http://cazlo.com/repo).
Cerebro IPTV Addon
If you’re into movies and TV shows, then the Cerebro IPTV addon is the best Kodi addon to choose. This addon consists of thousands of on-demand content. In addition, it comprises more than 350+ TV channels. You can stream the content on the Cerebro IPTV addon completely free of cost.
Repository: Kodil repository (http://lvtvv.com/repo).
Ultimate IPTV Addon
The Ultimate IPTV Kodi addon is one of the popular IPTV addons that offer tons of live TV channels. It offers content in different languages such as English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, Greek, and much more. By installing the Ultimate IPTV addon, you can access popular TV channels from different countries worldwide.
Repository: Cazlo Repository (http://cazlo.com/repo).
Mega IPTV Addon
Mega IPTV addon is a free IPTV addon that includes plenty of live TV channels and VOD content. The Mega IPTV addon lets you stream most of the live TV channels in high-resolution quality. For easy access, the videos on this addon are categorized based on their genre. You can find several categories like horror, romance, comedy, action, drama, and more.
Repository: Glive repository (https://mrgsi.github.io/glive/).
Fluxus IPTV Addon
Fluxus IPTV addon is an IPTV addon where you can stream 1500+ live TV, movies, TV shows, news, sports, and more. The Fluxus IPTV addon has mostly religious and spiritual-based TV channels. It has a simple and user-friendly interface that lets you find your desired content easily. You can stream all the content in this addon for free.
Repository: Narcacist Repository (http://www.narcacist.com/repo/).
IPTV Bonanza addon offers you a wide variety of TV channels from the UK and USA. This addon also lets you add the M3U playlist URL offered by your IPTV provider. Along with TV channels, you can watch movies, TV shows, sports, and several educational videos. You can download the IPTV Bonanza addon from the third-party repository given below.
Repository: Maniac repository (http://catoal.org/Repositorios/)
Dexter IPTV Addon
Dexter is one of the popular IPTV add-ons that offer popular movies, series, TV shows, live TV channels, and more. The Dexter IPTV addon includes top-rated channels like ABC, ESPN, BBC America, HBO, and more. It mostly contains live TV channels from the US. You can install this addon on Kodi from the SuperRepo repository.
Repository: SuperRepo repository (http://srp.nu).
How to Install Third-party Addon on Kodi
#1. Launch the Kodi app on your Kodi-installed device.
#2. Enable the Unknown Sources on Kodi to install the third-party addon.
To enable Unknown Sources: System → System → Add-ons → Unknown Sources → Yes
#3. Hit the Settings icon at the top and tap File manager.
#4. Select the option Add source.
#5. Double-click on the <None> option.
#6. Enter the URL of the repository and click OK.
#7. Rename the media source according to your wish and click the OK button.
#8. Navigate to the home screen of Kodi and click the Add-ons option.
#9. Tap the package installer icon at the top left.
#10. Select the option Install from zip file.
#11. Select the repo name that you are installing.
#12. Click the zip file and wait a few seconds to install the repository on your Kodi.
#13. Now, select the option Install from repository.
#14. Choose the repository that you are installing.
#15. Tap the option Video add-ons.
#16. Select the IPTV addon you want to install.
#17. Click Install to download the IPTV addon on Kodi.
Why VPN is Necessary for Streaming IPTV on Kodi
More than 90% of IPTV Providers offer copyrighted content without legal licenses. Installing and streaming IPTV addons on Kodi can cause legal issues, and there is a possibility that your data might be hacked by hackers, trackers, etc. To avoid these issues, you need to mask your IP address and hide your online identity. This can be done with the help of a VPN. Also, VPN helps you to unblock the geo-restrictions with ease. If you want to watch IPTV content safely on Kodi, use premium VPN services like ExpressVPN or NordVPN.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can stream live TV on Kodi by installing an IPTV addon.
It is impossible to identify whether an IPTV is legal or not. But nowadays, most IPTV Providers offer copyrighted content without any proper license.
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