In this guide, I will show you how to install A Pirate’s Life for Me addon on Kodi 18.0 Leia and Kodi 17.6 Krypton. The instructions provided here are device independent and work on all Kodi supported platforms including Amazon FireStick, Android Devices, Computers and more.
A Pirate’s Life for Me is an unconventional addon that offers you a whole new way to stream your favorite movies and TV shows. Unlike the regular add-ons, A Pirate’s Life for Me uses the Torrent caches to stream video content. It supports premium torrent caching through Real Debrid and Premiumize. You will find some free options too, but if you want to unravel its true potential, you will need premium sign up.
The addon caches the torrents remotely if you are using it with the premium service. This usually helps reduce buffering issues. However, remember that the addon triggers the torrent search locally using your internet connection. If torrent sites are blocked in your country, and also for safety purposes, it is recommended that you use A Pirate’s Life for Me with a Kodi VPN.
Addons using torrents for video playback on Kodi are rare. But, the idea is catching up. We have also used and tested Yify Movies HD addon and it looks good. Perhaps, torrent caching will become a norm among Kodi addons sometime in future.
How to Install A Pirates Life for Me Addon on Kodi
There are plenty of steps involved in this installation procedure. A quick understanding of what we are going to do will help you stay tuned. So, here is what basically you will go through:
- Enable Unknown Sources
- Add the server path to Kodi
- Install Diamond Wizard repository
- Install A Pirate’s Life for Me addon from the repository
Let’s get going now without any further ado.
Steps 1 through 4 will show you how to enable Unknown Sources. This option must be enabled to install third-party addons like A Pirate’s Life for Me on Kodi.
#1. Open the Kodi app and when the home-screen loads, click Settings on the top-left (you should be looking for the cog icon)
#2. Open System on the following screen (or System settings if you are a Kodi 17.6 user)
#3. Click Add-ons option on the left sidebar. Now go to the right and click Unknown Sources. You need to make sure it is switched on
#4. Click Yes and confirm your intent to keep this option switched on. With this, you are ready to install A Pirates Life for Me on Kodi
Steps 5 through 10 will help you add the server path to Kodi
#5. Return to the home-screen and click Settings again
#6. Open File manager when you see this window
#7. Click the option Add-source next
#8. You must now see this popup window. Click where it reads
#9. Carefully type the following path in the empty space on the top: repo.rubyjewelwizard.com/
#10. When you get back to this screen, select the section Enter a name for this media source. Type the source name of your choice.
I am choosing ruby
Follow the steps 11 through 17 to install Diamond Wizard repository
#11. Go back to the home-screen of Kodi yet another time. Now click Add-ons item on the left sidebar
#12. Open Package installer by clicking the open-box icon in the top-left corner
#13. Open Install from zip file on the screen that follows
#14. Click ruby or the path name that you provided in an earlier step
#15. Open the folder INSTALL_DIAMOND_REPO
#16. Open the zip file repository.Diamond-Wizard-x.x.x.zip
Note: As I write this guide, this zip file has the version number 3.5.5. It may change later
#17. Wait for the notification Diamond Wizard Repo Add-on installed. You will see it in the top-right corner of the screen
Using the steps 18 through 24, you will install the A Pirates Life for Me addon on Kodi
#18. Click Install from repository on the same screen
#19. Open Diamond Wizard Repo
#20. Click Video add-ons
#21. Find and click A Pirate’s Life for Me
#22. Click Install on the bottom right on the next window
#23. (Kodi Leia Only) When prompted, click OK. This is the list of the addons and dependencies that will be installed with A Pirate’s Life for Me Kodi addon
#24. Now all you need to do is wait for the message saying A Pirate’s Life for Me Add-on installed. It is displayed in the upper-right corner
Well, that is all. A Pirate’s Life for Me addon has been installed on Kodi. Go ahead and enjoy it.
Before you start streaming with Kodi Addons / Builds, I would like to warn you that everything you stream on Kodi is visible to your ISP and Government. This means, streaming copyrighted content (free movies, TV shows, Sports) might get you into legal trouble.
Kodi users are strongly advised to connect a VPN while streaming. A VPN for Kodi will bypass ISP throttling, Government Surveillance, and geo-restriction on popular Add-ons. I always connect ExpressVPN on all my streaming devices and I suggest you do the same.
ExpressVPN is the fastest and most secure VPN. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Meaning, you can use it freely for the first 30-days and if you are not satisfied with the performance (which is highly unlikely), you can ask for the full refund.
NOTE: We do not encourage the violation of the copyright laws. But, what if you end up streaming content from an illegitimate source unintentionally? It is not always easy to tell the difference between a legit and illegal source.
So, before you start streaming on Kodi, here's how to get VPN protection in 3 simple steps.
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Step 2: Click HERE to download and install the ExpressVPN app on your device.
A Pirate’s Life for Me: Quick Overview
Go to the Kodi home-screen, hover over the Add-ons option on the left and open A Pirate’s Life for Me from the Video add-ons section. You may also click Add-ons on the left and go to Video add-ons on the next screen to access this addon
As I have already said, A Pirate’s Life for Me is primarily a premium add-on with limited free content. So, you must have a Real Debrid or Premiumize account to enjoy the addon to its full potential.
Read: How to set up Real Debrid on Kodi
This torrent-based addon streams through the popular torrent services, especially the Pirate Bay. It is basically an on-demand addon for movies and TV shows. But, there is an IPTV section too. A Pirates Life for Me itself states that many items do not work in the IPTV section.
Here is the main-screen of the addon:
There are categories for Trending Movies, Trending TV Shows, and Blu-ray movies. Since the addon uses torrents, it is best used with a VPN service.
You will find A Pirate’s Life for Me more exciting if you have Real Debrid. You can click the option, Authorize Premium Servers on the main-screen to sign in to your Real Debrid or Premiumize account.
A Pirate’s Life for Me is a decent Kodi addon with a good collection of Movies and TV Shows and a bit of Live TV as well. It is a torrent-based addon and does not use regular scraping techniques to find you the links. The addon looks good to me as I have a Real-Debrid account. However, without it, most of the things do not work. If you are looking for an addon that offers free links, you might want to look at our Best Kodi Addons list instead.
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Written by David Minister
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