How to install Insomniacs Kodi 18 Builds
Tonight, I am going to show you all, just how easy, and quick it is, to install the brand-new Kodi 18 versions, of the Insomninacs Builds… Anyone can easily install the Insomniacs Kodi 18 Builds, within minutes, whether you are In-Experienced User or not, and have access to the best Add-Ons out there. – Insomniacs Builds are constantly kept well maintained, and you only need to do this once. As once you have the Build Installed, you will be notified as soon as your Build has been updated. With the option to update.
Using Insomniacs Builds, has many benefits, aswel as having access to all the best Add-ons, the Insomniacs Builds, are fast, reliable, and we feel Insomniacs offers more than just a Build. Once you have Installed the Insomniacs Kodi 18 Build, you will also have access to many features. We have a script, which integrates your Build, with our website. So aswel as you being able to create your very own Movie & TV Watchlists, and being able to access then through your Build, you will also have access to Support, directly from your Build. Aswel as the update fun we use, and the Movie/TV Watchlists, and Support, you will also have the ‘Buffer Prevention feature’, APK Installer, Add-On Installer, aswel as a Emulator & ROM installer, you can be playing classic retro games one minute, checking out the latest Movies/TV/Sport, via our Website integrated script, and can review/rate, and give your opinion on the Movies/Shows/TV/Sport you watch, with other Users, aswel as having access to all the trilers, and many other cool features. Once you are logged in, you can add any Movie/Show to your personal Watchlist. we take pride in our Builds, and like all the Insomniacs Builds, to run as perfect as a Build possibly can. Whilst giving our Users accurate support. (There is many other features, far too many to mention, which i’m sure you will pick up, via the Builds, once installed, and via our website.)
Anyway, let’s get to Installing the Insomniacs – Kodi 18 Builds.
Please note: This tutorial, has full imaged screenshots, for each step. This is to help Users who are inexperienced. We could of posted a quick ‘Install’ guide. But this just makes it harder for the newer Users to install the Builds.
So, How do i Install ‘Insomniacs Kodi 18 Build?
The first thing you need to do, is install a clean version of Kodi 18. –
If you already have Kodi 18, with a Build Installed, then simply ‘Clear Data’ on Kodi, via your device app settings, then launch Kodi 18. you should see the default Kodi 18 splash loading image (As shown below)
Once your Kodi 18 launches, you will be greeted by the following screen (Shown Below)
As you can see highlighted in the image above, you need to click the settings cog tab this will then take you to the settings section (As shown below)
The first thing i always do, is change the settings, from ‘Standard’ to ‘Expert’ to do this, simply, scroll down and click the ‘Interface’ tab. (As highlighted below)
Once you are in the Interface section. – At the very bottom, below ‘Startup’ you will see the which is set to ‘Standard’ by default (As highlighted below)
Click ‘Standard’ twice, and change this option to ‘Expert’ (As shown below)
Once you have set the settings to ‘Expert’ press back once. then Simply, scroll and click the first ‘File Manager’ Tab. (As highlighted below)
Once you are in the File Manager section, you will then see the following screen (Shown below)
Simply, scroll to the bottom, and click the ‘Add Source’ option. Once you click this, the following box will appear. (As shown below)
Now simply, click where it says <None> As highlighted above. This is where you will add the Insomniacs URL. (As shown below)
In the box, enter the following URL exactly: http://wiz.insomniacs.party/repo Once you have entered the URL, click the ‘OK’ button as highlighted above.
You will then see the following screen: (As shown below)
Now, you need to simply name the Source. So scroll down, and click the bottom box, where it will say repo. You will then see the following screen:
Delete the curent ‘Repo’ name, and replace it with ‘Insomniacs‘ (As shown below)
Once yu have typed out ‘Insomniacs‘ scroll across and click the ‘OK‘ button. You will then see the current box: (Shown below)
Simply, scroll down, and click the ‘OK’ button, as highlighted below:
You will then see the new ‘Insomniacs’ source, which you have just added. Press your back button once, and you will then be returned to the following screen:
Now just scroll right once, and click the Add-Ons tab (As highlighted below)
Once you have clicked the Add-Ons tab, you will then see the following screen:
Now scroll down, and click the ‘Install from Zip File‘ option, as highlighted below:
Once you click the ‘Install from Zip File‘ you will then see a box appear, which says: For security, Installation, of Add-Ons, from Unknown sources is disabled (As Shown below)
Simply, scroll across and click the ‘Settings‘ option. (As highlighted in the image above) You will then see the following screen:
You now need to scroll down and enable the ‘Unknown Sources‘ to do this, simply scroll down, and click the ‘Unknown Sources‘ (As highlighted above)
Once you have clicked ‘Unknown Sources’ you will then see the following box appear:
You now need to scroll across, and click the ‘Yes‘ option. (As highlighted in the image below)
Once you have clicked ‘Yes’. You will then see that ‘Unknown Sources’ is now enabled. (As shown below)
Now press the ‘Back’ button once. You will then see the screen shown below:
now, scroll down, and click the ‘Install from Zip File‘ option. You will then see the following screen (Shown below)
You will now see a small list, depending on what device or platform you are using. Scroll down and click ‘Insomniacs‘ (As highlighted below)
Once you click ‘Insomniacs’ you will then see the Insomniacs Official Repository, which will be named as repository.insomniacs.x.x.x.zip (As shown in the image below)
Simply, click the repository.insomniacs-x.x.x.zip. This will now install the official ‘Insomniacs’ Repository. You will see a notification, once the Insomniacs Repository has installed, in the top right hand side of your screen, as shown in the screenshot below:
Now you have installed the Insomniacs Repository, simply, scroll down and click the ‘Install from Repository‘ option. (As highlighted in the screenshot below)
You will now see the ‘Insomniacs Repository‘ on the list of your installed Repositories. (As shown below)
Scroll down, and click the ‘Insomniacs Repository‘ This will now open the Repository. (As shown below)
Scroll down, and click ‘Programme Add-Ons‘ (As shown in the screenshot below)
Now you will see the Insomniacs-Wizard. Scroll down, and click the ‘Insomniacs-Wizard‘ (As highlighted below)
You will now see an ‘Install‘ option. Which you need to click, to install the ‘Insomniacs Wizard’ So click ‘Install’ (As highlighted below)
Once you have clicked Install, you will start to see the Insomniacs Wizard Downloading as shown in the screenshot below:
Once the download reaches 100%, it will also Install. Again, you will see a notification, in the top right hand corner, of the screen, once the Wizard has Installed. (As shown below)
Also, the Insomniacs Wizard News pop up will appear (as shown in the screenshot below)
Just click ‘Dismiss‘ This just shows, when the Builds was last updated, and the latest ‘Insomniacs Wizard News’ etc.
Once you click the Dismiss option, the Wizard Install settings will appear (As shown below)
This box is quite important. As it will set up how you want the ‘Insomniacs’ Wizard to run. And the Build future updates. It is your personal preference what you choose on this screen. I would highly recommend that you select and tick the ‘Clear Cache on Startup‘ option. This will keep your device running smoothly, as each time you launch your Build, it will clear the Cache/Packages. Which can slow how your Kodi works. If you don’t select this option, then you will need to manually clear Cache and Packages via the Wizard, when you want. By ticking this option, it just makes things much easier, as then it automatically clears them on each startup. Ensuring that your set up is in tip top order.
What do the other options on this box mean?
If you are a User who likes to add Movies/Shows/Add-Ons, to your Favorites. Then select the ‘Keep My Favorites.xml‘ As whenever a Build update is released, when you update, you won’t lose your Favorites list, when this is ticked. The wizard will transfer everything added to your favorites, to the new updated version of the Build.
The same applies, for all the other options. If you are a Real-Debrid/Alluc/Trakt User, then select these options too. As this will save you so much time, as whenever the Build updates are released, and you ‘Update’ it will transfer all of your Debrid/Alluc/Trakt. Saving you time, by not having to go through all the hassle of having to Re-Add Debrid/Alluc/Trakt.
If you are just a regular User, and don’t use Real-Debrid, then i would advise, that you select the 2 options of
- Keep my Favorites.xml
- ‘Clear Cache on Startup
As shown in the screenshot below:
Once you have selected the 2 options, then scroll down and click ‘Continue‘. Now the last box will appear. Which shows ‘Builds Menu‘ and ‘Ignore‘ normally, you would click the ‘Builds Menu’ option. But with Kodi 18 being a new platform, and still having some small issues, i would advise you to click the ‘Ignore‘ option. (As highlighted below)
You will now see the Kodi 18 default screen. On the left hand side, scroll down to the ‘Add-Ons‘ tab, on the left hand side. (As shown below) and you will see the ‘Insomniacs Wizard‘ (As shown below)
Scroll across, and click the ‘Insomniacs Wizard‘ (As shown below)
Once you click the ‘Insomniacs Wizard‘ the Wizard will load, with the Builds Menu, (As shown Below)
Click the ‘Builds‘ tab along the top of the Wizard. This will then load the ‘Insomniacs Builds’ as shown below:
As you are Installing the Kodi 18 Build Version. Scroll down to the ‘KODI 18 BUILDS‘ ONLINE section. There you will see the 2 Builds
- Insomniacs – Black & Gold Build
- Insomniacs – Passion Led Us Here Build
Click your preferred Build. (For this tutorial only, I will be installing the Insomniacs – Black & Gold Build) As shown below:
Once you have chosen the Build you want to install. Simply, scroll across and click the ‘Install’ option. (As highlighted below)
Once you have clicked the ‘Install’ option.You will then be asked: Would you like to download & Install: (Your selected build) Simply, scroll across and click the Yes, Install option. (As shown below)
Once you have clicked ‘Yes, Install‘ The Insomniacs Wizard, will do the rest of the work for you. Just don’t press anything, and allow the Wizard to do it’s thing… The time of this process depends on your internet speed, and your device. This would be a good time, to make yourself a Coffee, or go all out, and grab yourself a beer!…
First the Wizard will download your preferred Build (As shown below)
Then once the Build has downloaded, it will then do the ‘Install‘ process. You can tell, when it is Installing as you will see the [Errors:0] highlighted in gold (As shown below)
Once the Build has successfully Installed, you will see a box appear as shown below:
This means that the Install is now finished. But you need to click the ‘OK‘ Option, to ‘Force Close Kodi’ this is important, as it is standard procedure. Once you have clicked ‘OK’ Kodi will shut down.
Congratulations, you have now installed the Insomniacs Kodi 18 Build. Now all you need to do is re-launch Kodi 18. And the Build will do it’s first launch.
Important Notice: On your first launch of the Build. Always allow a minute or two, for any Add-Ons, Repositories, Scripts, Modules to update. And for the backgrounds, and thumbnails to load. Add-On updates come very regularly. So you can almost guarantee, that Add-Ons, and Repositories at least will need to update.
What i always do whenever i launch any of the ‘Insomniacs’ Builds, is wait for the ‘Insomniacs Wizard’ Notification, which says Cache cleared. The Clear Cache notification shows once all your Add-Ons/Repos have updated. This is a good guidance, that your all up to date, and can now start to enjoy the Build. – You only need to Install your Build, once. As once you have installed the Build. When we release any Build Updates, you will receive a notification, that a new Update is Available, with the option to update. – Which is one click.
I hope this step by step tutorial/Guide has been helpful. My apologies, for the long step by step screenshots. But we do this, to help Inexperienced Users, as literally anyone can install the Insomniacs Builds, via this guide, whether they have ever installed a Build or not. Knowwing, that it is 100% accurate, and up to date.
Please feel free to comment below, with any feedback, on the new Kodi 18 Builds. and this step by step guide. – Please do not comment, with any Support comments, as we do not offer Support via the comments. If you require any Support/Help, or any assistance at all, please use the ‘Request Support’ option, which is under the ‘My Account’ website menu.
The Insomniacs Team.