Chains is an award-winning Kodi video add-on with a big community, an active development team, and a unique focus on movies and TV shows that are not available on Kodi. It is also a great place to learn about Kodi. In this tutorial, we will walk you through the process of installing Chains and Sinister Six on your Kodi device.
Kodi is a media player, which you can use to play all kinds of media – videos, music, pictures, live TV and more. The problem is, not all media is good media. The best media is content that people want to watch, and lots of that content is available for free on the internet. But the media you want to watch is more likely to be behind a paywall, locked up by a subscription service. Needless to say, there’s been a lot of debate over whether or not Kodi should be used to access these services, but such content is free – and legal – for anyone to use.
In this guide, I will show you how to install the Chains and Sinister Six addon on Kodi. This addon works seamlessly on any Kodi device, including mobile phones, FireStick, Android TV, computers and more.
Chains and Sinister is a versatile Kodi addon that allows for both on-demand and live streaming TV. However, it is best suited for watching movies and programs on demand. The live TV part may not work so well. You can explore the list of live TV add-ons for Kodi if you want to stream live channels.
It is highly recommended to use this addon with Real Debrid. Most of its components do not work without registering with Real Debrid.
Chains and Sinister Six is a versatile Kodi addon with high quality streaming features. That’s why we’ve included it in our collection of the best addons for Kodi.
Attention KODI users: please read before continuing
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How do I install the Chains and Sinister Six addon on Kodi
The Chains and Sinister Six addon is part of the Repo Chains repository, a third-party repository. To install the repository and addon, you must allow Kodi to install third-party applications. Therefore, please perform the following steps before installing the addon:
1. Once the Kodi app is open, go to the top left corner of the home screen and click on the cog icon to open the Kodi settings.
2. In the next window, select and open the System option
3. You should now find the following options
Highlight or select the Extras option in the left pane.
4. Navigate to the right pane and check the status of Unknown Sources.
It must be enabled to allow the installation of third-party add-ons. Activate it if it is deactivated
5. Now you should see this pop-up window
Press Yes to continue
6. We can now start installing the Chains and Sinister Six addon.
chains and configuration steps of Sinister-Six
Follow the steps below to install this Kodi addon in a few minutes:
1. Open the Kodi settings window again
Tap File Manager
2. Left and right you should now see Add Source. You can choose.
Message: Double click on Add Source if you are using Kodi on your computer.
3. When this window appears on your screen, click where <None> is displayed.
4. In this window, we enter the source URL of the Kodi Chains & Sinister Six addon.
You need to make sure there are no typos in the original URL.
5. Select the section Enter a name for your media source
Here you can enter a custom source name of your choice.
However, I will use the default name AbsolutionBuilds.
6. Return to the Settings screen and tap Add-ons.
7. In this window, select the option Install from zip file.
8. You will find the name of the custom source you specified earlier.
For this tutorial, it will be AbsolutionBuilds.
9. Then click on the zip file with the name repository.chainsrepo
Message: Click on the file, even if the version number does not match the number shown on the screen.
10. After a few moments, you’ll see a notification in the upper right corner that the Chains Repo add-on is installed.
11. Click on Install from Memory
12. Navigate to the Chains Repo repository you just installed.
13. Open video add-ons
14. Now click on the Chains Sinister addon in the following window
15. When this window appears, click Install in the lower right corner.
16. In the pop-up window that displays a list of optional add-ons, click OK.
17. The Chains and Sinister addon is now installed.
You may have to wait a few minutes
The installation confirmation/notification is displayed again in the top right corner.
Learn how to install the Chains and Sinister addon on Kodi here.
Before you start streaming video with Kodi addons or modules, I want to warn you that everything you stream on Kodi is visible to your ISP and the government. This means that streaming copyrighted content (free movies, TV shows, live broadcasts and sports) can lead to legal problems.
Fortunately, there is a reliable way to hide all your streaming activities from your ISP and the government. All you need is a good VPN for Kodi. A VPN masks your original IP address and helps you bypass Internet monitoring, ISP restrictions, and geographic content limitations.
Personally, I use and recommend ExpressVPN, the fastest and most secure VPN. It is compatible with all types of applications and streaming devices.
OPINION: We do not encourage copyright infringement. But what if you accidentally upload content from an illegal source? It is not always easy to distinguish between a legal and an illegal source.
So before you start streaming on Kodi, read here how to get VPN protection in 3 easy steps.
Step one: Purchase your ExpressVPN subscription HERE. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. This means you can use it for free for the first 30 days. If you are not satisfied with the service (which is unlikely), you can ask for a full refund.
Step two: Click HERE to download and install the ExpressVPN application on your streaming device. If you are using a FireStick, I have included the exact steps below, starting with step 4.
Step three: Click on the power icon to connect to the VPN server. That’s it. Now your connection is secure with the fastest and best VPN for Kodi.
The steps to install Kodi VPN on Fire TV devices are described below. If you have other broadcast devices, follow steps 1 to 3 above.
Step four: Sign up for ExpressVPN HERE (if you are not already a subscriber).
Step 5: Go to the Fire TV Stick home screen. Click the Search button and then the Search option (see figure below).
Step six: Type expressvpn into the search bar and select when it appears.
Seventh step: Click on the Download button.
Step 8: Open the ExpressVPN application and log in using the username and password you created when you purchased your ExpressVPN subscription.
Step 9: Click on the power icon to connect to the VPN server. That’s it. Now your FireStick is protected with the fastest VPN.
How to use the Chains and Sinister Six addon on Kodi
To access the addon, you need to go to the Video Add-on section of Kodi.
Return to the home screen and select (but do not press) the Tools option in the left pane. You can find Chains and Sinister Six on the right side under Video Add-ons.
Or click Add-ons in the left pane and select Video Add-ons in the next pane (without clicking). This is how the addon is displayed. Click on it to open it.
This is the main window or home screen of the Kodi Chains and Sinister Six addon. There are several categories for streaming, including movies, TV shows, kids zone, documentaries, music, etc.
Most categories will not work without Real Debrid as described above. To use this addon, you must be logged in with your Real Debrid account.
I’ll give you the quick steps to do this. However, if you are looking for detailed information about RD, including the steps to register it, follow our guide on how to install and use Real Debrid on Kodi.
Select the Debrid Login option
This pop-up window appears with the Real Debrid verification code
As they say, go to https://real-debrid.com/device on any device and enter this code.
If you are not already logged in, you may need to login with your Real Debrid username and password.
You should now be able to see the actual debridement flows. But if DR doesn’t work for you, here’s what you can do:
Click Settings at the bottom of the Kodi Chains and Sinister Six addon home screen.
Click the Resolver button on the left side of the Filter Settings area, check the Enable Debridement option.
If you have a Trakt account, you can log into Trakt and sync your stream history.
Channels and Sinister Six seem like good options to watch your favorite content. The addon includes the On Demand and Live sections. However, it may not be the best place to watch live television. The Kodi Chains and Sinster addon requires a subscription to Real Debrid for most on-demand categories. If you don’t have Real Debrid, buy a subscription or try other addons that work without it.
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