This article will provide you with step-by-step instructions on How To Install the DaButcher Kodi Build on Firestick.
Is DaButcher Kodi Build safe to use? Is DaButcher Kodi Build legal? How do I install DaButcher Kodi Build on Amazon Firestick? I will cover these questions and more in this guide.
The steps apply to any Kodi device, including the Amazon FireStick, Firestick Lite, Fire TV’s, Fire TV cube, Android Boxes, and your smartphone, to name a few.
DaButcher Kodi build is included in our list of the Best Kodi Builds.
It is recommended that you reset Kodi to its default settings prior to installing any Kodi Build. This is simple to do on any device that has Kodi installed.
Related Articles: How To Reset Kodi on Fire TV, How To Reset Kodi on Android TV and How To Reset Kodi On Windows.
Installing a repository gives you the ability to choose from a variety of streaming add-ons. The list of the best Kodi addons will assist you in selecting one that meets your needs.
- 1 How to install DaButcher Build on Kodi
- 2 Overview of DaButcher Kodi Build
- 3 DaButcher Kodi Build on Firestick/Android – Is It Safe & Legal?
- 4 DaButcher Kodi Build Frequently Asked Questions
- 5 Final Thoughts on How to Install and Use DaButcher Kodi Build
How to install DaButcher Build on Kodi
The DaButcher Build Installation Screenshot Guide
The steps below detail the DaButcher Build installation process.
Before installing the DaButcher Build, you must first enable the unknown sources within Kodi.
Enable the Unknown Sources
Since DaButcher is not included in the official Kodi Build repository and is a third-party Build for Kodi, you must install it. To accomplish this, you must enable Unknown Sources in Kodi.
Please keep in mind that DaButcher is a safe Build.
Follow the Steps To Enable the Unknown Sources Security Option:
Navigate to the Settings section of your Kodi app. You can find this on the Kodi Home Screen.
In the next window, click System.
In the left section, click Add-ons.
If Unknown Sources is disabled, click to turn it on. If it is on, then ignore this step.
A warning message will appear. Click Yes.
You may now proceed to the following section and Install the DaButcher Build.
DaButcher Kodi Build Installation Steps
Navigate to the Settings section of the Kodi main screen.
Open the File Manager.
Click Add Source.
On the keyboard shown, enter the URL: http://dabutcher.org/repo
Verify that you entered the path correctly.
Please Note: The link referenced is the Build’s official URL. FireStickVpnKodi is not affiliated with the developer and does not own or operate any streaming websites, services, apps, or Builds.
Highlight the box where it says ‘Enter a name for this media source,’ add a name for this media source, enter any name of your choice.
For this illustration, I chose dabutcher
After entering the source name, click ‘OK.’
The Build has now been added to your Kodi File Manager. Return to the Kodi main screen. You can do this by pressing the back key several times.
Once back at the Kodi main screen:
Kodi 18 Leia users select settings.
Kodi 17.6 USERS ONLY: If you are a Kodi 17.6 user, ignore the click settings step and click Add-ons.
Kodi 18 Leia users click Add-ons
KODI 17.6 USERS ONLY: Kodi 17.6 users select the small box in the top left corner.
Choose the option Install from zip file.
You will see a warning popup; click yes.
A popup will appear; click the name you added previously. I chose dabutcher
Open the zip file shown: repository.dab-x.x.zip
The file version may be slightly different from the one shown, as your file may have been updated.
The installation of the DaButcher Repository could take a few minutes.
You will notice a notification in the top right-hand corner of the screen when the DaButcher Repository has been installed.
Install DaButcher Kodi Build
Select Install From Repository.
Select the Repository you installed: DaButcher Repository.
Select: Program add-ons
DaButcher Wizard will now be displayed for selection. Click DaButcher Wizard.
Click on the Install button on the bottom right-hand side of your screen.
The Build Installation will take approximately two to three minutes. A box with the words ‘DaButcher Wizard Installed’ will appear. When this occurs, the installation is complete.
To gain access to DaButcher Wizard, follow these steps:
From Kodi’s main screen, select Add-ons, Program add-ons.
When the DaButcher icon appears, click it.
Select your build. For this illustration, I chose Dalight.
Click Fresh Install.
Wait for the file download to complete.
When the build is complete, click Force Close.
You’ve now successfully installed the DaButcher Kodi Build.
Overview of DaButcher Kodi Build
When you open Kodi for the first time after installation, the DaButcher Kodi build will be activated.
The initial run of the build will take several minutes as it configures, installs, and updates addons and settings.
It does not have options such as TV Shows or Movies that allow you to start streaming from the main screen. You must select one of the addons-related options.
Here are some popular addons that come preloaded with DaButcher Kodi Build:
DaButcher Kodi Build on Firestick/Android – Is It Safe & Legal?
Is DaButcher safe to use? Is it legal to use the DaButcher Kodi Build?
DaButcher isn’t listed in Kodi’s official repository, which is usually a red flag. Since this Build is not available via the official Kodi repository, it must be installed via an external provider, as demonstrated in the steps above.
Installing and using Kodi Builds is legal. However, what you obtain access to while using the build may be illegal.
DaButcher is a video Build found in the DaButcher Repository. This Build features an attractive interface and an abundance of high-quality links.
Is DaButcher a Safe Kodi Build to Use?
Before installing the DaButcher Kodi Build, run a VirusTotal scan on their repository URL.
When we scanned the DaButcher Repository URL, VirusTotal detected no suspicious files or malware.
Kodi warns us that these 3rd party Builds will have access to personal data on our device during setup. You can use a VPN to protect yourself when streaming content from this unverified 3rd party Build.
DaButcher Kodi Build Frequently Asked Questions
What Is A Kodi Build?
A Kodi build is a comprehensive platform that includes a wide range of functional addons and additional features to ensure an enjoyable streaming experience.
Can the DaButcher Kodi Build Be Installed On Firestick?
Sure. The steps in this tutorial were created using the Amazon Firestick.
How Are Kodi Build’s and Kodi repositories Different?
A repository is a folder that contains numerous Kodi Builds and more.
Typically, you must install a repository before installing a Kodi Build or build.
How Do Kodi Builds and Kodi addon Differ?
Consider a Kodi build to be an assortment of the best Builds, repositories, and customized skin that you can install in a single click.
Should A VPN Be Used With The DaButcher Kodi Build?
When installing any third-party Kodi Builds or repositories, it is always recommended to use a VPN such as ExpressVPN. This will ensure your anonymity and privacy while streaming.
Final Thoughts on How to Install and Use DaButcher Kodi Build
DaButcher maintains a sizable collection of Kodi builds. It is incredibly lightweight but provides an entirely new way to interact with Kodi.
Its interface is refreshing, with a different layout than many other Kodi builds. Only a few pre-installed add-ons are included. However, it comes pre-installed with many repositories that enable you to install additional add-ons. It is an excellent build to have.
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