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Kodi Castaway Not Working – Here’s What To Do

The Castaway Kodi addon was developed to find sports content streamed across the internet and was the joy of sports fans everywhere.

Castaway gets content from websites across the globe, and in other instances, it finds sports from other Kodi users.

Regardless, the Castaway Kodi addon is popular because of the broad range of sports available. Unlike other sporting addons, Castaway is known to find live TV streams, EPL games, and college football.

Castaway differs as it uses peer-to-peer (P2P) technology, which is more like torrenting. Using P2P, users can download or stream and also upload to other Castaway users.

While this can help should a website go down, when you install Castaway addon, the issues will differ, and it is prone to lots of attention from governing bodies. (Read Elysium Not Working on Kodi)

The Castaway add has sources that are full of pirated content. Because of this, any uploading you carry out knowingly or unknowingly means you are committing piracy.

Here you can learn more about how to install Castaway Kodi addon properly and fix issues. You can also see how to keep safe if you use Castaway on Kodi. You can also find these steps are suitable for Amazon Fire devices with remote or your computer.

How to Add Castaway to Kodi Leia and Krypton

You can install Castaway Kodi for Leia and Krypton using the following add ons instructions.

  1. Open Kodi
  2. Go to System (the Gear icon in the top left corner)
  3. Select File Manager
  4. Click ‘Add Source’
  5. Select ‘None’
  6. Install from repository with this URL exactly: Click OK
  7. Select the box below to name the media source. Enter ‘kfire castaway’ (you can use any name you desire).
  8. Click OK.
  9. Click OK again to finish adding your new install from repository source
  10. Click the Back button on the Fire Stick remote (Esc on PC).
  11. Before you end up on the Kodi home screen, in the System menu, select ‘System settings’
  12. Select ‘Add-Ons’ in your Settings or System menu
  13. Enable ‘Unknown sources’ if it is disabled
  14. Navigate back to the Kodi home screen
  15. Select ‘Add-Ons’ from Kodi main menu
  16. Select ‘Package manager’ icon (open box) in the top left corner of your screen.
  17. Select ‘Install from Zip File’
  18. Select the new source you added, which will be ‘kfire castaway’
  19. Select ‘begin-here’
  20. Select ‘’ file (x.x.x is the latest Indigo version number)
  21. Wait for Kodi to install the Indigo Addon installer, and you see the ‘Add-On Enabled’ notification
  22. Go to ‘My add-ons’
  23. Select ‘Program add-ons’
  24. Choose Indigo, and select ‘Open’
  25. Wait for the Indigo Wizard to launch
  26. Once the Indigo installer launches, select the ‘Add-on Installer’
  27. Select the Featured Addons main menu item and select Castaway
  28. Then choose ‘Install Castaway latest version’
  29. Select ‘Install’ to install Castaway Kodi

Castaway Addon Kodi Error

The castaway add-on can struggle to stream live sports for several reasons. It’s possible to miss a step above. (Learn How to Install Openload on Kodi)


There is a quicker way to install Castaway on Kodi. Follow each step here:

  1. Launch Kodi
  2. Go to Add-ons
  3. Click on Package Installer icon
  4. Install from Zip file.
  5. Select Fusion – Begin Here –
  6. It will take a few minutes to install – Navigate to Kodi Home Screen – Add-ons – Video Add-ons – Indigo.
  7. Click on Add-on Installer – Sports Add-on – Castaway – Install.
  8. Navigate to Kodi Home Screen – Add-on – Video Add-ons – Castaway – Enjoy your live sports.

Castaway Addon Error: Older Version Kodi

When you install Castaway Kodi add-on, it can stop working if you have an older version of Kodi installed.

Some addons regularly update to make sure they provide updated sports streaming content.

When it does this, it won’t support older versions such as krypton.


If you use Kodi Krypton 17.3 version, update the latest version before streaming the best sports addon again.

Just like with any other Kodi addons, and even more so, users need to get a VPN for protection.

Many copyright trolls scour the internet to close down repo after repo that offers addons like Castaway.

A VPN will hide your identity and location, so you can use Castaway Kodi as much as you like for the best sporting action.

Besides this, you may find some dead streams because of TV channels from other countries. The Castaway addons Kodi can’t tell the difference and will show as a dead stream.

A VPN can bypass such restrictions, and you can access the latest live TV sports as if you were in that country.


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