Kodi Tykes Addon – How to download & install



Kodi Tykes Add-on

The Tykes Add-on for Kodi is specifically an add-on for Kodi. It hosts Kids IPTV Channels, Movies and TV Shows in a friendly interface.

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Tykes Overview

Tykes add-on for Kodi is for younger users such as children, so if you have a child you may want to set this one up for them. You’ll find it hosts Movies, Live TV, Beat Bugs, Marvel, Star Wars and Top Cat.

When I tested the Tykes add-on out recently, it wasn’t super reliable. However maybe it just needs a small update by the developers. I couldn’t get the IPTV Channels to work, however a good portion of Movies where working.

This add-on isn’t supported or affiliated with the developers of the Kodi platform. Please don’t head to the Kodi forums for help. If you’re having any problems with installing this add-on, please leave a comment below.

How to install Tykes on Kodi Krypton

This installation guide is for Kodi Krypton. If a notification pops up during the installation, saying Unknown Sources needs to be enabled, check our short guide here.

  1. System (top centre icon) > File Manager > Add Source
  2. In the top box, enter: http://mwiz.co.uk/repo
  3. In the bottom box, enter: Merlin
  4. Press OK to finish adding the source
  5. Home screen > Add-ons > Add-on browser (top left icon)
  6. Install from ZIP File > Merlin > repository.merlin.zip
  7. Wait for the add-on enabled notification. This may take a few minutes.
  8. Install from Repository > Merlin Repository > Video add-ons > Tykes > Install
  9. Allow it to install, this may take a minute. You can then find the add-on under your video add-ons on the Kodi home screen.
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Phillip Anderson
Phillip Anderson
Hey, I'm Phillip Anderson! After studying Video Game Design at University, I began writing articles at PwrDown in my free time. I currently play my games on PC, but also own a PS4 & Nintendo Switch. I'm also a VR enthusiast, owning an Oculus Rift S where you might find me playing Beat Saber or Skyrim VR!