“How to jailbreak Amazon Firestick?”, this is the question you are asking on the internet today! So let me tell you that you are in the right place to get that answer. In this article, there is a great chance that you will know something that you might not know about Amazon Firestick lying around in your house or attached to your television set right now as you are reading this article.
But keeping all these things aside, let us talk about “Why you want to jailbreak Amazon Firestick?” and “What is jailbreaking the firestick means?” The answer to the first question is as simple as pie eating i.e. jailbreaking the firestick will give access to thousands of free movies and videos, live TV and many more, even then you don’t have the permission to access to that content.
What is Jailbreaking?
And to answer this question, you should know about the “HIstory of Jailbreaks”. The term “jailbreak” is quite used in terms of rooting of iOS devices. Rooting an iPhone will be illegal in terms of Apple and that is why we have a term “Jailbreak” for this thing. In the similar as “rooting” an Android smartphone, jailbreaking a firestick will give you full access of full potential of the firestick that it is capable of.
Disclaimer: Your warranties may be voided, you may harm your device, and there may also be other adverse effects. If you do not want to risk it, stop now. If you are not confident in what you are doing, please do not deviate from the guides and read carefully.
How to Jailbreak Amazon Firestick?
Now that you may have come to know about the jailbreaking at all, we shall hope on to that “how to do that?” The answer to that is very simple rather fairly complicated for some of you. Therefore, I have listed the series of simple steps that you have to follow in order to complete this task. But if don’t follow these steps, I don’t have alternatives available at this time and if I have some in the future, I will update this. Till then, here are the simple instructions that you must have to follow:
1.) Go to the “Home” screen of the firestick by simply pressing the button on the remote.
2.) Go to “Settings” by simply using the hovering option of the remote.
3.) Click on “Preferences” and the further options will be at the screen in the form of a pop-up window.
4.) In the pop-up window, click on the “privacy settings” option – but you have to update the firmware of firestick to access this setting.
5.) There you will see “Device Usage Data” and “Collect App Usage Data” options, all you have to do is to turn them off.
6.) Then, go to the “Preferences” again and this time you have to click on “Data Monitoring” and turn that setting off.
7.) Click on the “back” button and choose “My Fire Tv” in the “Settings” option you opened as in the second step.
8.) Click on “Developer Options” there and a pop-up window will again open.
9.) In the pop-up window, click on “Apps from Unknown Sources”. and turn that setting “on” there.
That’s it, you have to do in order to jailbreak the firestick and some of you might be thinking that they didn’t anything but let me tell you that the settings that you turned “off” and “on” will imply serious effects on the firestick.
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In this article, you have read about the jailbreaking of your firestick at home and “How to do that” in the first place. If you are going to do that with your firestick, then let me first tell you that there are some serious problems related to this task and if you are not ready to deal with the consequences, then you should not that. I will tell you about the consequences some other day. That’s it from my side on this topic and do let me know in the comments, if you are going to follow this article, to do the same and if you have suggestions, also let me know about them as well.