Are you tired of Kodi’s default interface and want to add some flair to it? Look no further than Pulse, a popular Kodi build that offers a sleek and customizable interface. Installing Pulse on Kodi 17.3 may seem daunting, but with this step-by-step guide, you’ll have it up and running in no time.
Before we dive into the installation process, let’s explore what Pulse is and why you might want to install it on Kodi 17.3. Pulse is a custom build for Kodi that includes a wide variety of add-ons and a unique interface. It’s designed to make Kodi easier to use and more visually appealing. With Pulse, you can access all your favorite content in one place and customize your Kodi experience to your liking.
Preparing Kodi 17.3 for Pulse Installation
Before you can install Pulse on Kodi 17.3, you need to prepare Kodi for installation. This involves updating Kodi to the latest version, enabling unknown sources, and clearing the cache and data.
Updating Kodi to the Latest Version
The first step is to ensure that Kodi 17.3 is up to date. To check if you have the latest version, go to the Kodi homepage and select the gear icon in the top left corner. From there, navigate to “System” > “System Information” and look for the version number. If it’s not 17.3, go to the Kodi website and download the latest version.
Enabling Unknown Sources
To install Pulse on Kodi 17.3, you need to enable unknown sources. This allows you to install add-ons from third-party sources. To do this, go to the Kodi homepage and select the gear icon in the top left corner. From there, navigate to “System” > “Add-ons” and toggle on the “Unknown Sources” option. A warning message will appear, but you can safely ignore it.
Clearing the Cache and Data
Clearing the cache and data in Kodi 17.3 is important to ensure a smooth installation of Pulse. To do this, go to the Kodi homepage and select the gear icon in the top left corner. From there, navigate to “File Manager” > “Profile Directory” > “Database” and delete the “Addons27.db” file. Then, go back to the Kodi homepage and select “System” > “File Manager” > “Profile Directory” > “Thumbnails” and delete all the files in that folder.
Downloading Pulse Wizard
Once you’ve prepared Kodi 17.3 for Pulse installation, the next step is to download the Pulse Wizard. The Pulse Wizard is a repository that contains the Pulse build and other useful add-ons. Here’s how to download it:
Finding the Pulse Wizard Repository
First, you need to find the Pulse Wizard repository. Open your web browser and go to the following URL: https://pulsewizard.co.uk/. From there, click on the “Download” button in the top right corner and save the zip file to your computer.
Downloading the Pulse Wizard Zip File
Next, you need to download the Pulse Wizard zip file to your Kodi 17.3 device. Open Kodi and go to the homepage. Select “Add-ons” from the menu on the left and then click on the “Package Installer” icon in the top left corner. From there, select “Install from zip file” and navigate to the location where you saved the Pulse Wizard zip file. Select the zip file and wait for it to install.
Installing Pulse Wizard
Now that you’ve downloaded the Pulse Wizard, it’s time to install it on Kodi 17.3. Here’s how to do it:
Navigating to the Add-ons Menu in Kodi 17.3
To install the Pulse Wizard, you first need to navigate to the Add-ons menu in Kodi 17.3. From the Kodi homepage, select “Add-ons” from the menu on the left. Then, click on the “Package Installer” icon in the top left corner.
Selecting Install from Zip File
Once you’re in the Add-ons menu, select “Install from zip file.” A window will pop up showing the directories on your device. Navigate to the location where you saved the Pulse Wizard zip file and select it.
Choosing the Pulse Wizard Zip File and Installing It
After you select the Pulse Wizard zip file, a new window will appear that shows the contents of the file. Select the “repository.pulsewizard-3.0.0.zip” file and wait for it to install. You should see a notification on the top right corner of the screen when the installation is complete. Now that you’ve installed the Pulse Wizard, you can use it to install the Pulse build on Kodi 17.3.
Using Pulse Wizard to Install Pulse
Now that Kodi 17.3 is prepared for installation, it’s time to install Pulse using the Pulse Wizard. The Pulse Wizard is a repository that allows you to install Pulse with just a few clicks.
Launching the Pulse Wizard from the Add-ons menu
To launch the Pulse Wizard, go to the Kodi homepage and select “Add-ons” from the left-hand menu. From there, select the “Package Installer” icon in the top left corner and choose “Install from zip file.” Navigate to the Pulse Wizard repository and select the zip file to install it. Once installed, go back to the Kodi homepage and select “Add-ons” again. This time, select “Program Add-ons” and choose the Pulse Wizard.
Selecting the Pulse Build Option
Once you’ve launched the Pulse Wizard, select the “Pulse Builds” option from the menu. This will take you to a page with several versions of Pulse to choose from, each with a different look and feel. Choose the version of Pulse that best suits your preferences.
Choosing the Version of Pulse to Install
After selecting the version of Pulse you want to install, you’ll be prompted to choose between a standard or fresh install. If you’re installing Pulse for the first time, choose the fresh install option. If you’re updating an existing installation, choose the standard install option.
Waiting for the Installation to Complete
Once you’ve made your selections, sit back and wait for the installation to complete. This can take anywhere from a few minutes to half an hour, depending on your internet speed and device performance. Once the installation is complete, Kodi will automatically restart with the new Pulse build installed.
Congratulations, you’ve successfully installed Pulse on Kodi 17.3! Let’s recap the steps: first, you prepared Kodi for installation by updating to the latest version, enabling unknown sources, and clearing the cache and data. Next, you downloaded the Pulse Wizard and used it to install Pulse by selecting the version you want and waiting for the installation to complete.
With Pulse installed, you now have access to a wide variety of add-ons and a customizable interface that makes Kodi easier and more enjoyable to use. Give it a try and see for yourself why Pulse is one of the most popular Kodi builds out there.