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How to Add Subtitles to Kodi Addons (Jarvis / Krypton)

This guide will show you how you can setup subtitles for your language in Kodi and then activate them in any add-on that you use.


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How to Add Subtitles to Kodi Jarvis:

  • Open Kodi
  • Select SYSTEM or SETTINGS depending on the skin you are using
  • Select Video
  • Scroll down to Subtitles
  • In the right hand pane select Preferred subtitle language
  • Choose your language
  • Go further down the right hand pane and select Languages to download subtitles for
  • Select your language again. You can also select others as backup just in case subtitles in your favoured language aren't available
  • Select OK when you have chosen the languages you want
  • Still in the right hand pane scroll down and select Default TV show service
  • Select Get more...
  • Choose a subtitle service like SubScene or OpenSubtitles
  • Select OK
  • The subtitle add-on will download and install. This will then be selected as your default TV show subtitle add-on
  • Now select Default movie service
  • Select the Subtitle service you have installed and it will set is as your default movie subtitle add-on

That is the subtitle service set up. To activate them when watching something do the following:

  • Open the media controls (the OK button on your remote, M on your keyboard, A on a Shield controller, middle round button on other remotes) and select the Subtitle Icon
  • Select Download (whatever you are watching will pause so you won't miss anything)
  • Choose your preferred subtitle choice
  • Your content will now play with your chosen subtitles

How to Add Subtitles to Kodi Krypton 17:

  • Open Kodi
  • Select Settings

  • Select Player Settings

  • Select Language

  • Select Preferred subtitle language

  • Select your language

  • Scroll down and select Default TV show service

  • Select Get more...
  • Select SubScene or OpenSubtitles and the subtitle service will install

  • Repeat for Default movie source
  • You now have your subtitle service setup on Kodi Krypton
  • When you start watching something open the media controls (the OK button on your remote, M on your keyboard, A on a Shield controller, middle round button on other remotes) and select the Subtitle Icon
  • Select Download (whatever you are watching will pause so you won't miss anything)
  • Choose your preferred subtitle choice
  • Your content will now play with your chosen subtitles

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