How To Install Odoo Addons

Odoo is a powerful and versatile business management software that can be customized to meet the specific needs of your organization. One of the key features of Odoo is its ability to integrate with third-party addons, which can extend the functionality of the software and provide additional features and capabilities.


In this article, we will discuss how to install Odoo addons. We will cover the different types of addons available, the installation process, and some tips for troubleshooting any issues that may arise during the installation process.

Types of Addons

There are several types of addons available for Odoo, including community addons, official addons, and custom addons. Community addons are developed by third-party developers and are available for free on the Odoo Apps website. Official addons are developed by Odoo itself and are available for purchase on the Odoo website. Custom addons are developed specifically for your organization’s needs and can be created by a developer or purchased from a third-party vendor.

Installation Process

To install an Odoo addon, you will need to follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your Odoo instance as an administrator.
  2. Go to the “Apps” menu and select “Apps.”
  3. Search for the addon you want to install using the search bar or by browsing through the available addons.
  4. Click on the addon you want to install and then click on the “Install” button.
  5. Wait for the installation process to complete. This may take a few minutes depending on the size of the addon and your server’s performance.

Troubleshooting Tips

If you encounter any issues during the installation process, here are some troubleshooting tips that may help:

  • Check your server’s performance and ensure that it has enough resources to handle the installation process.
  • Make sure that you have the latest version of Odoo installed on your server.
  • If you are installing a custom addon, check with the developer or vendor for any specific installation instructions or requirements.


Installing Odoo addons can greatly enhance the functionality of your business management software and provide additional features and capabilities. By following the steps outlined in this article, you should be able to install any addon with ease. Remember to always troubleshoot any issues that may arise during the installation process and seek help from the developer or vendor if necessary.