Soap Box is the newest add-on brought to us by the team at Origin Repository.  This add-on features Soap Opera streams for some very popular shows in the U.K.  From Coronation Street to Neighbours they include all of them.  This add-on brings the easy we find in all of the other Origin add-ons combined with a ton of great content.  Check out Soap Box and all the other add-ons Origin Repository have to offer.

Soap Box Installation Methods

Soap Box: Current version of this addon is 0.0.2 – first detected 2017-11-12

This add on is “unofficial” and therefore not supported by Kodi Tv or XMBC foundations, please do not ask on their forums for help, go to ares-project.uk for further support.

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So now that we know what we are installing let's take a look at how to install it.

Soap Box Installation on Kodi Jarvis (16)

  • Click SYSTEM > File Manager
  • Double Click Add Source
  • Click “None” text window
  • Type EXACTLY http://archive.org/download/back2basicsrepo
  • Click the box underneath “Enter a name for this media source
  • Type Origin (or a name you will remember!)
  • Click OK
  • Back out or hit the “Home icon” to go back to your Home Screen
  • Click SYSTEM
  • Click Add-Ons
  • Click Install from zip file
  • Click Origin (or whatever you called it)
  • Click repository.origin-1.0.1.zip
  • Now wait for “Add-on enabled” message
  • Click Install from repository
  • Click Origin Repo
  • Click Video add-ons
  • Click Soap Box
  • Click Install
  • Now wait for ” Add-on enabled” message

You can find  Soap Box in Video Add-ons.

Soap Box

Soap Box Installation to Kodi Krypton (17)

If you have a clean 17 install, you will have to enable unknown sources first.

  • Click Settings (cog)
  • Choose System Settings
  • Select Add-ons
  • Toggle Unknown Sources
  • A warning pop-up will appear

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  • Click Settings (cog)
  • Click SYSTEM > File Manager
  • Double Click Add Source
  • Click “None” text window
  • Type EXACTLY http://archive.org/download/back2basicsrepo
  • Click the box underneath “Enter a name for this media source
  • Type Origin (or a name you will remember!)
  • Click OK
  • Back out or hit the “Home icon” to go back to your Home Screen
  • Click SYSTEM
  • Click Add-Ons
  • Click Install from zip file
  • Click Origin (or whatever you called it)
  • Click repository.origin-1.0.1.zip
  • Now wait for “Add-on enabled” message
  • Click Install from repository
  • Click Origin Repo
  • Click Video add-ons
  • Click Soap Box
  • Click Install
  • Now wait for ” Add-on enabled” message

You can find Soap Box in Video > Video Add ons or Add-ons (open box)

 What does Soap Box have to offer?

  • Soap Operas from the UK

Below you will find a screenshot from the main menu in Soap Box  Add-on.

 Soap Box Main Menu

As always if you have any questions please pop over and visit us at Ares Forum.  We have staff members mostly around the clock to answer any of your Kodi or technology questions at Ares Forum.   The Ares forum also has apps in Play & Apple stores – keep in touch!!