UPDATE AUGUST 7 2018: JP Hightek Closes JesusBox RepoAccording to a tweet he left the morning of August 7, the JesusBox repository maintainer JP Hightek shut down the repo and took it offline. The site at http://jesusboxrepo.xyz/repo is down and not coming back again. Also the developer of Genesis Reborn, JP Hightek left the following tweet:

“Hey guys i need to inform you All that the Jesus Box Repo has officially closed and will not be returning. As of my part, I am not and will not be working on any Kodi related addons, wizards or builds any longer moving forward. Shalom to you all”

JP Hightek Closes JesusBox Repo

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With Genesis Reborn Gone – Archival Info Below

The Kodi Genesis Reborn TV addon from the developer JP Hightek provides streaming joy to Kodi users everywhere. Learn how to install this high-quality addon, which uses code from Kodi Genesis, Exodus, Zen, and Specto. These are some of the most popular Kodi TV addons of all time. Its namesake was abandoned by the developer Lambda and stopped working long ago. Many very popular forks have come and gone since Kodi Genesis lost its chutzpah . Among them, you’ll find Exodus, Covenant, Specto, Zen, Incursion, Placenta, and the current community favorite Neptune Rising.

As a direct fork, Kodi Genesis Reborn closely resembles the old Genesis & Exodus Kodi TV addons, but with fully updated and working code. JP Hightek also added some code that gives it support for 4K streams!

How To Install Kodi Genesis Reborn

This successor to the wildly popular Kodi Genesis finds and provides access to tons of online streaming content. You’ll find streaming TV shows and movies beautifully organized in categories that just make sense. Understanding the developer’s sense of humor or worldview to figure out how to navigate this addon isn’t required.

Genesis Reborn Kodi TV Addon Clean Navigation Categories

Clean Navigation Categories

Advanced Kodi Installer Info

If you know how to install Kodi TV addons already, then you may only need the source URL for the Kodi Genesis Reborn home repo. You’ll find it at the URL http://jesusboxrepo.xyz/repo/ within the Jesus Box repo.

Kodi Third-Party Addon Installation Prerequisites

Enable Unknown Sources

Since Kodi 17 Krypton’s release, the XBMC Foundation requires the use of unknown file sources specifically enabled. This must happen before Kodi will allow you to install third-party TV addons. If you don’t know what this means, or can’t remember how to reach the Kodi system setting, then use our Enable Unknown Sources tutorial. It will only take a moment, then you can get on with the Genesis Reborn installation.

Steps To Install Kodi Genesis Reborn TV Addon

How to Install Jesus Box Repo Source (Genesis Reborn Repo Home)

  1. To the top left of the Kodi main menu, click the System icon, which looks like a gear cog.
    Kodi 17 Krypton System Menu Gear Cog Icon

    Click or Tap the Kodi Main Menu Gear Icon

  2. Then, enter into the File Manager.
    Kodi File Manager within System Menu

    File Manager within the Kodi System Menu

  3. On the left of this window, then click on Add Source.
    Add Jesusbox Repo Source within Kodi File Manager

    Add Source for Jesusbox Repo within Kodi File Manager

  4. Click where it says <NONE>, so you can specify a custom source URL.
    Choose None to Define Custom Kodi Source URL for Jesusbox Repo

    Choose None to Define Custom Kodi Source URL for Jesusbox Repo

  5. Type in the URL http://jesusboxrepo.xyz/repo/, then click OK.
    Enter the Jesus Box Repo Source URL

    Enter the Jesus Box Repo Source URL

  6. Give it the name Jesus Box or something similar, then click OK again.
    Enter a Source Location Name, Such As jesusbox

    Enter a Source Location Name, Such As jesusbox

  7. Double check that the URL was input correctly, then click OK once more.
    Verify the Jesus Box Source URL and Hit OK

    Verify the Jesus Box Source URL and Click OK

How to Install Kodi Genesis Reborn Home Repo (Jesusbox)

  1. Back at Kodi’s main menu, click on Add-ons.
    Kodi Add-ons Main Menu Item

    Click the Kodi Add-ons Main Menu Item

  2. Go into the Add-on browser (aka Package Installer) at the top left, which looks like an open box.
    Kodi Add-on Browser At Top Of Add-ons Menu

    Open the Kodi Add-on Browser Located at the Top of the Add-ons Menu

  3. Choose to Install from zip file.
    Install From Zip File within Kodi Add-on Browser

    Install From Zip File within Kodi Add-on Browser

  4. When the pop-up box opens, then select the Jesus Box source.
    Select jesusbox Source in Install from zip file Dialog

    Select jesusbox Source in Install from zip file Dialog

  5. Click repository.jesusboxtv-X.X.X.zip. The X.X.X part is the version number, which is at 1.0.5 as I write this.
    Install From the Latest JesusBoxTV Repository Zip File

    Install From the Latest JesusBoxTV Repository Zip File

  6. Wait for the Repository to download, then a pop-up will appear at the top right to tell you Jesus Box installed successfully.
    Jesusbox Repository Add-on installed Dialog

    Jesusbox Repository Add-on installed Dialog

How to Install Genesis Reborn Kodi TV Addon for 17-17.6 Krypton

  1. While still in the Kodi Add-on manager, click on Install from repository.
    Install From Repository within Kodi Add-on Browser

    Install From Repository within Kodi Add-on Browser

  2. Then, choose the Jesusbox Repository to install from.
    Choose to Install from Jesusbox Repository

    Choose Jesusbox Repository

  3. Click on the Video add-ons directory.
    Enter the Video add-ons Area in Jesusbox Repository

    You’ll Find Genesis Reborn in the Video add-ons Area of Jesusbox Repository

  4. Select Genesis Reborn for installation.
    Choose Genesis Reborn to Install from Jesusbox Repo Video add-ons

    Choose Genesis Reborn to Install from Jesusbox Repo Video add-ons

  5. Then, click the Install button.
    Click Install Button to Start Installation

    Click Install Button to Start Installation

  6. You will find the Kodi Genesis addon in the Video add-on section of the Kodi menu after a successful download and install.
    Genesis Reborn Kodi TV Addon Installation Success

    Installation Success

Enjoy Streaming TV Shows and Movies with Kodi Genesis Reborn

We hope you learned how to install Genesis Reborn, successor to the once highly popular Genesis and Exodus Kodi TV addons, which Lambda stopped developing long ago. Otherwise similar to most other forks of this great codebase, including Zen, Specto, and Covenant, Genesis Reborn has working, updated code. This Kodi TV addon provides thousands of working TV show and movie streams categorized in easy to navigate categories. It may occasionally begin sorting the available links list for your chosen show, then drop back to the menu. If it does this to you, then simply try starting farther down in the link list.

When even a few stream sources become inaccessible or outdated, then Genesis Reborn quickly receives an update. You may occasionally find yourself kicked back out to the menu while going through the list of sources for your chosen show. If this happens to you, then try again by choosing a media file farther down the source list. Until the next update (coming soon), this remains the best way to bypass failed streams of this sort. JP Hightek seems to update Genesis Reborn often to keep stream sources refreshed, so this shouldn’t happen often.

Neptune Rising, Incursion, and Placenta and other Kodi addons similar to Genesis Reborn in many ways, may also interest you. Many forks and successors to the original Lambda code exist, though some work better than others. This seems very nice, but nice Kodi TV addons tend to die quickly. All Kodi third-party TV addons get abandoned or shut down over time by anti-piracy scare tactics or developer loss of interest. There are many reasons to hide your identity and location within a secure VPN when using Kodi addons. Check the My True Media front page often to keep abreast of the latest TV addons, builds, and developments within the Kodi third-party community.

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4 Comments

Abe · 2018-08-18 at 12:24 pm

Genesis Reborn isn’t updating for some time. What gives? Jesusbox down?

Porfirio · 2018-06-01 at 7:23 pm

This Genesis update is a very clean Kodi addon. Thanks.

Gerald Ridpath · 2018-05-30 at 12:40 am

thanks very much. easy to install easy to use.

Delmar Mantanona · 2018-04-14 at 3:10 am

finally got movies now! good easy tutorial and genesis addon – thanks!

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