Kodi is indeed a great application that let you stream unlimited movies, music, TV Shows, LIVE TV, listen to Radio and what not. There are times when we require Kodi subtitle as it makes things easy for us. If you are new and know nothing about streaming content on Kodi, you should take a look at the article where I explained How to Install Exodus on Kodi. Exodus is a great add-on of Kodi which allows you to stream latest movies, TV Shows etc.
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Most of the people are used to add Kodi subtitles while watching movies or tv shows. The good thing is, there is an inbuilt subtitle service for Kodi. The subtitle services automatically search for the Kodi subtitles and allow you to download it.
I am showing the steps to add Kodi subtitles on Krypton which is the latest version of Kodi. If you are using any other version, the steps to add Subtitles is same, the interface can be bit different. If possible, update your Kodi to the latest version before adding the Kodi subtitle service.
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How to Add Subtitles on Kodi 17
Adding Kodi Subtitle service is very easy. I would suggest yo follow the steps while adding subtitles on your Kodi.
1. Open Kodi and Go to System Settings then Go to Player Settings
2. Select Language. Under Download Services, select the very first option Languages to download subtitles for. Open and select English or another preferred language (as per your need)
3. After that, Open Default TV Shows Service and tap on Get More. Here I would suggest you select OpenSubtitles.org. OpennSubtitles is a popular service for subtitles and using this Kodi subtitles service, you can easily get subtitles for any movie or TV show.
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Now, Open Default Movie Service and tap on Get More and select OpenSubtitles.org as well. You can try another subtitle service for Kodi like BSPlayer, Divxplanet, Ktuvit etc. but OpenSubtitles works just fine for me.
5. After doing that, Go back to Kodi’s Home. Go to add-ons then My Add-ons.
Select Subtitles. Tap on Opensubtitles.org then tap Configure. It would ask for login.
I never created any account and added a random password and it works. If it works for you then it is well and good otherwise, create a new account on OpenSubtitles Website and then login to this subtitle service on Kodi. After that, tap OK.
You are all done with initial settings for adding Subtitles on Kodi.
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How to Show Kodi Subtitle in a Video
After doing all the settings, play any movie or tv show like you always play. If you want subtitles, just tap on Subtitles icon on the lower-right hand side.
A pop-up will appear, tap on Download. Select the subtitle service for Kodi that you added (OpenSubtitles) above. It will automatically search for Subtitles based on the title of the video.
Select the file that you find suitable. Once downloading is done, you can see the Subtitles on Kodi player.
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Add Subtitle on Kodi Krypton
So, this is How you can add Subtitle services on Kodi Krypton. Now, you can enjoy your favorite movie in your language. You can also change the layout of the Kodi subtitles. To do that, simply go to language settings (mentioned above) and change the font, color, size and more. To add subtitles on Kodi Krypton you can follow the steps and for other Kodi versions, steps are almost same but the interface may be different.
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Do let me know if you stuck anywhere while adding Kodi subtitle services. Also share it with your other Kodi buddies on Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus.