How to Setup Real Debrid on Kodi 2020

Last updated: January 19, 2023
William Sams
William Sams
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Most people would agree, Kodi is the king of video & music streaming on the modern internet. A huge library of sources to stream live TV with kodi, catch up TV, movies, TV shows, sports, news, documentaries, cartoons and so much more that you can’t get a dose big enough.

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However, some times the sources & quality of sources available to play HD media are scarcer. Videos buffer a lot, pixelate and in some cases don’t play altogether. This is where you need a brilliant multi-hosting service like Real Debrid.

Real Debrid on Kodi

Real Debrid is a massive Kodi add-on if you stream live TV, movies and TV shows on Kodi. Real Debrid’s unrestricted file downloader searches and instantly downloads files hosted all over the internet making them available to stream straightway. Dont forget to check our best kodi addons

Real Debrid is a superb add-on to enhance your streaming experience with the following add-ons:

  1. Exodus
  2. Specto
  3. IceFilms
  4. Entertainment Hub
  5. Operation Bulldog
  6. A.L.T.S
  7. PrimeWire
  8. iStream
  9. Release Hub

By fetching premium streaming links based on your internet speed, Real Debrid enhances streaming quality and video playback.  Real Debrid searches & fetches videos from over 50 file hosting services including:


  1. NowVideo
  2. 1Fichier
  3. 4Shared
  4. AnaFile
  5. Click & Upload
  6. Uptobox
  7. UsersCloud
  8. YunFile
  9. Upload Rocket
  10. Uploaded, plus many more.

How to Enable Real Debrid on Kodi v.17 Krypton

Setting up Real Debrid on Kodi is simple and if you already have the add-ons (Exodus, SALTS etc.) that the service works with there isn’t much to worry about. Be sure to register and confirm an account on Real-Debrid before you continue on Kodi. We strongly recommend to use VPN with Real Debrid to your online security.

We will setup Real Debrid on the very well-known Exodus add-on:

  • Go to Home Screen > Video Add-ons
  • Right click Exodus and click Setting


  • Click Accounts from the left hand menu, and scroll down to Real Debrid


  • Click ‘Authorization’ below Real Debrid and it will give you a link and special device code




  • Now go back to Kodi Home Screen > Video Add-ons > Exodus , Real Debrid sources should now appear in your Movies & TV shows menus


You should now be able to stream using hundreds of premium links from Real Debrid’s URL Resolving service. So why wait now, get to it and add thousands of HD streaming links to Kodi today.


How to Subscribe to Real Debrid Premium

Registering an account is free and simple on the Real Debrid website and click Sign Up on the top right of the Home Page.  Using a free account you can only search for videos & music from free hosting services including:

  • Daily Motion
  • OpenLoad
  • SoundCloud
  • YouTube
  • Zippyshare
  • Spotify


  • Fill out the registration form that opens up on the left hand side and voila you are now a Real Debrid free member.


  • Confirm your registration over the email provided
  • Login to your Real Debrid account on the website, the following screen will appear


  • You can now upgrade to a Premium Account or continue with the restricted free account
  • There are 4 Real Debrid Premium plans


  1. RD No. 1 – €3 ($3.17 approx.)
  2. RD No. 2 – €4 ($4.23 approx.)
  3. RD No. 3 – €9 ($9.52 approx.)
  4. RD No. 4 – €3 ($16.93 approx.)

All Real Debrid Premium packages come with specific time frames and features.

In Nutshell

I hope you find my guide useful and it sorts out issues with streaming links in your various Kodi add-ons. Just in case you have issues drop a message for me in the comment section below and I will try to sort it out for you. For more information and troubleshooting visit the Reddit thread for Real Debrid, you can also try dedicated Real Debrid section for more.

2 Responses to How to Setup Real Debrid on Kodi 2020

  1. Jim says:

    Installed Real-Debrid on Kodi and Exodus shows the
    Real-Debrid brand on link; SALTS does not show that…
    is there a way to confirm that SALTS is operating w
    Many Thanks for all the help getting through this … i’m
    really excited !

  2. Lew says:

    Ye but how do you add real debrid to kodi 17 full stop!!!

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