Are you looking to jailbreak your firestick?... This guide will teach you step by step process to jailbreak Fire TV Stick, FireStick 4K, and Fire TV Cube...
If you're a Firestick user then this article can save your $100 bucks for sure. Because, here I'm going to teach you- how to jailbreak a firestick, step by step. Firestick is one of the most demanding media streaming device and the process of jailbreaking firestick is most trending search query by Amazon Fire TV Stick users.
Your ISP (Internet Service Provider) and Government is monitoring their "User's" activities. Jailbroken FireStick are more prone to copyrighted infrigmentation. Also, many services are blocked by Geo-location. It's always recommended to use a secure and fast VPN on Jailbroken FireStick.
- 1 Is it possible to jailbreak a Firestick?
- 2 What is Firestick Jailbreaking?
- 3 How To Jailbreak Firestick?
- 4 Steps to perform before Firestick Jailbreaking
Is it possible to jailbreak a Firestick?
Amazon Fire TV devices are running on Android based Fire OS. It's custom coded version of Android platform. That's why Amazon Firestick supports all Android apps.
The second (2nd) generation Fire TV devices are running on Fire OS 5 and it is equivalent to Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) while third (3rd) generation Fire TV devices are running on Fire OS 6 and this version is equivalent to Android 7.1.2 (Nougat).
If you heard about Android Rooting OR Android Jailbreaking then it's clear that, we can also jailbreak a firestick device. Android jailbreaking requires custom patched boot image and lots of command knowledge to perform the steps.
Here you don't have to play with codes, commands and scripts. We simply change some default setting and side-load a couple of apps. These apps will provides a bunch of free movies and shows to stream.
With these method, we can jailbreak a firestick without PC or computer. But, if you want to jailbreak a firestick with PC, I'll show you this methods too.
What is Firestick Jailbreaking?
The concept of Firestick Jailbreaking started from the July, 2015. Amazon has taken a strong action against low cost or free to use apps. In June, 2015, Amazon has removed the world popular media player application, Kodi from Amazon App Store.
With this step of Amazon, Firestick users lost a source to watch free movies and shows. Now, the trend of Firestick hacking aka Jailbreaking started.
As, Fire OS is an Android based operating system so we have an option to side-load third party apps on Firestick. So, users started side-loading Kodi APK on FireStick via various methods. This process is known as Firestick Jailbreaking...
How To Jailbreak Firestick?
There are various methods to jailbreak a brand new firestick. Here in this guide I'm going to show you the five different methods to jailbreak fire stick.
Here are those five methods mentioned-
- Jailbreak FireStick Via Downloader by AFTVnews
- Jailbreak FireStick Via ES File Explorer
- Jailbreak FireStick Via Third-party App Store
- Jailbreak FireStick Via PC (Commands mentioned)
- Jailbreak FireStick Via Filelinked (DroidAdmin)
Before starting, you must have to prepare your Firestick to jailbreak. These are some common and easy steps that you must have to perform before starting any methods.
Note- You do not need to apply all five methods of Jailbreaking a Firestick. Only one method of your choice is sufficient for complete jailbreaking.
Steps to perform before Firestick Jailbreaking
1. Go To Settings
Using your Firestick remote, go to the Settings option showing at the most right position.
2. Select Settings
Now, press the OK button on your Fire TV Stick remote to select the Settings option. After that, press the bottom arrow button on the remote.
3. Go To Preferences
Again use your firstick remote and press the right arrow button and select Preferences option there.
4. Open Privacy Settings
Using your Firestick remote, open the Privacy Settings of your device.
5. Turn OFF Device Usage Data
Amazon Fire TV developers collecting anonymous data for rectifying bugs and error. I recommend you to Disable this option before jailbreaking a FireStick.