How To Instantly Configure XBMC with the XBMC HUB Wizard

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How To Instantly Configure XBMC with the XBMC HUB Wizard

The XBMC HUB Wizard gained quite a bit of popularity as a standalone application however some users had trouble employing it in the past due to complications with their computers and such. We’ve now made it so you can run the XBMC HUB Wizard directly from XBMC, meaning we’ve now setup an addon for XBMC that will preconfigure your entire setup, saving you dozens of hours of hassles and learning. However, before we begin we’d like to remind you that we’re an open source community that is fuelled by visitors such as yourself, so please do your part and help Contribute to our site’s growth by spending time helping our site in different ways (which we’d prefer), or if you don’t have the time, feel free to make a Donation at anytime. Continue reading to figure out whatnyou need to do in order to get your XBMC setup configured from the get-go from scratch. It’s still in beta stages so it’s not entirely finish but it does work pretty flawlessly. Please be warned however that it will overwrite your current configuration.

HOW-TO INSTANTLY CONFIGURE XBMC WITH THE XBMC HUB WIZARD BETA ADDON

Requirements

  • XBMC Frodo Installed (preferably fresh installation)

Step 1: Launch “XBMC” and Navigate to the “File Manager” tab under the “SYSTEM” menu.

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Step 2: Choose the “Add Source” function on the left side of the window.

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Step 3: Under the top field marked marked “Enter the paths or browse for the media locations” enter “http://fusion.xbmchub.com” without quotations, then press the “Done” button on the side of the on-screen keyboard.

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Step 4: Under the “Enter a name for this media Source” field enter “fusion” without quotations and then press the “Done” buttom to complete.

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Step 5: Press on the “OK” button at the bottom of the window to save the source.

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Step 6: Verify that “fusion” is listed on the left side of the File Manager window, then return to the main menu.

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Step 7: Go to “Settings” under the “SYSTEM” menu.

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Step 8: Choose the “Add-ons” menu option on the left side of the window, press “Ok” if prompted with a first time use message.

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Step 9: Select the “Install from zip file” function listed.

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Step 10: Click on the “fusion” server item.

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Step 11: Open the “hubwizard-beta” folder.

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Step 12: Choose the “plugin.video.hubwizard.zip” file and wait a few seconds for it to install, then return to the main menu.

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Step 13: Navigate to the “PROGRAMS” menu, then to “Program Add-ons” if given the option.

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Step 14: Click on the “Hub Wizard” addon listed.

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Step 15: Wait for the short promotional message to play, press the back or exit button to hide it afterwards.

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Step 16: Select the platform you are using, we’ve chosen “Mac” for this example.

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Step 17: Wait a few minutes for the add-on to download the appropriate configuration content.

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Step 18: Press “OK” when prompted that the procedure is complete, then return to the main menu.

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Step 19: Quit “XBMC” by clicking the little power button in the lower left corner or reboot your device then relaunch it and voila!

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Step 20: Enjoy your fully customized, pre-configured XBMC setup.

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Congratulations! You’ve now managed to save countless hours of your time by using this tool to preconfigure your XBMC setup from the get-go. It’s still in the beta phase so not everything is functioning perfectly but overall it does work quite well. Should you have any questions, feel free to visit our Forums for assistance. Don’t forget that we’re a peer based community, so if you enjoy this and other things we have to offer, please give back by spending as much time as possible on this site

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