This guide shows a step-by-step tutorial on how to install ExpressVPN on Kodi.
ExpressVPN is called by many as the fastest VPN around. But does it work well on Kodi? Yes, it does.
It gives you the fastest streaming experience when streaming Movies and TV Shows on Kodi.
With ExpressVPN, your Kodi will NEVER buffer again.
This guide covers two installation methods:
- Install ExpressVPN on background
- With OpenVPN Manager Addon
Before we begin, let us look at the top 10 VPN for Kodi like ExpressVPN. Here is also the video guide:
How to Install ExpressVPN on Kodi
You can get ExpressVPN for Kodi either by running its dedicated app on the background while you use Kodi or you can download it from an OpenVPN Manager addon within Kodi. These methods are discussed below.
Method 1: Install ExpressVPN Kodi with Dedicated App
Step 1: Subscribe to ExpressVPN on the official webpage
Step 2: Note down your activation key
Step 3: Download and install the VPN client on your device
Step 4: Enter your login credentials
Step 5: Select a server located in a region where the streaming service is accessible
Step 6: Keep ExpressVPN running in the background and open Kodi
Step 7: Now open the streaming channel you wish to see (just make sure you are connected to the right server before doing this)
Step 8: Once you’re done with Express VPN Kodi setup, sit back and enjoy high-quality streams
You should follow the right sequence of steps as described above to prevent any IP conflicts from occurring. To avoid this from happening, always launch your Kodi after successfully establishing connection with an ExpressVPN server.
Find out more about this VPN service in our detailed ExpressVPN review.
Method 2: Installing Express VPN Kodi with OpenVPN Manager Addon
You can also install Kodi through the OpenVPN manager addon that you can get through Zomboided repository
Step 1: Download the Zomboided repository zip files on your system
Step 2: Open Kodi
Step 3: Press Add-on
Step 4: Select the box icon on the top-left
Step 5: Select install from zip file
Step 6: Locate the destination where you have downloaded Zomboided Repository zip and click on it
Step 7: Select Install from repository from the list
Step 8: Choose install from repository > Zomboided Add-on Repository > Services > VPN Manager for OpenVPN > Install
Step 9: Open Program Add-ons from the main Kodi screen and then click Settings
This sets up Kodi ExpressVPN through the VPN manager addon. Now you can stream blocked services as long as you stay connected to an appropriate VPN server.
How to Use Express VPN on Kodi
Express VPN and Kodi go hand-in-hand. With ExpressVPN now installed on your Kodi app, you are all set to start using it to unlimited free streaming. Read the following steps to learn how to start using this VPN:
How to Login to ExpressVPN on Kodi
Step 1: Open the VPN Configuration dialog box from VPN Manager > Click Settings
Step 2: Enter your subscription username and password
Step 3: Select the VPN Connections tab on the left and click First VPN Connection
Step 4: Your login will now be authenticated by the client
Step 5: Now click on a server of your choice when the server dialog box opens
And that’s it. You are now connected and logged into ExpressVPN
How to Disconnect and Log Out from Express VPN for Kodi
Step 1: Open the main home screen of VPN Manager
Step 2: Choose “Change or disconnect VPN Connection”
Step 3: Press “Disconnect” and you will be logged out of ExpressVPN
How to Change Servers on ExpressVPN
Step 1: Open VPN Manager > Change or disconnect VPN connection
Step 2: Choose a server from the list
Wait for the new server to get connected on your end and you will be on your new sever in no time.
Now that you have ExpressVPN installed and know how to use it, how exactly does it benefit you while you are using Kodi? Let me explain that now.
How ExpressVPN bypasses Geo-restrictions on Kodi
The value you can get from your Kodi is to a great extent curbed by geo-restrictions that prevent many channels from being accessible in your region. This greatly reduces the entertainment factor and the control you have over the amazing Kodi.
ExpressVPN delivers excellent features that penetrate restrictive walls and bring all blocked content to your screen through Kodi. With its 2,000+ servers, you can spoof your location with a matter of a few seconds and get access to the outstanding library of add-ons available on Kodi.
How ExpressVPN Provides Security on Kodi
The Internet in general is full of cyber-threats today. These threats exist not only the form of viruses, but also as agencies snooping on your online activities. Kodi’s open-source nature permits any developer to create a new customized add-on without necessarily acquiring the legal rights to do so.
As a result, you can use hundreds of unofficial add-ons to further enhance the awesomeness of Kodi. However, if you are caught using these by your ISP or other agencies, you could face serious legal consequences.
ExpressVPN uses military-grade encryption that is virtually impossible to break with existing computational technology. As such, it can safeguard your online privacy while you are lost in the world of Kodi and enjoying faster streaming.
There you go! It was so easy to install ExpressVPN on Kodi. With that, you can keep your videos privately.
I highly recommend using ExpressVPN since it has the strongest encryption and fastest speed.
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