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How To Uninstall Kodi Repositories on Firestick/Android (Avoid Malware)

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This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to Uninstall Kodi Repositories or repos.

A Kodi repository is a folder that resides on the Internet which can host several addons, wizards, builds, cleaning tools, and more.

When you install a Kodi repository, you are linking directly to that folder and updates can be automatically installed onto your device.

This means that if a Kodi repository is overtaken by a new developer, it is uncertain what will be published into that folder.

TROYPOINT recommends that you uninstall Kodi repositories and sources for add-ons that have been abandoned by their developer or are no longer working properly.

This will cut down on the risk of your device being infected with viruses/malware. If your device does become infected, you can use a tool like SafeKodi to remove them.

In the screenshot tutorial below, we are uninstalling an outdated Kodi Repository. Earlier this year, this developer left the Kodi scene.

An unknown individual has taken over this repo. More than likely, no harm will come, but it is always good to spend a few minutes on preventative maintenance.

Follow the guide below for uninstalling Kodi repositories. In this example, we are using an Amazon Firestick which is the most popular device due to its low price point and jailbreaking abilities.


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How to Uninstall Kodi Repositories – Kodi 19.4 Matrix

Note:  If you do not see the corresponding source name this means it was installed through a different source.  Some sources provide the ability to install multiple repositories.

Step 1 – Click the settings icon

Click settings icon

Step 2 – Click File Manager

Click File Manager

Step 3 – Highlight the source that you wish to delete

Highlight source to delete

Step 4 – Push menu button on remote or “c” button on the keyboard for options box & click Remove source.

Click options button or c on keyboard and click Remove

Step 5 – Click Yes

Click Yes

For those of you using the Titanium Build, you may find the “My add-ons” section by clicking Main Menu / Add-ons / My add-ons.  You will find the File Manager located on the sub-menu when hovering over the Main Menu item.

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