We know that you like on-demand videos and online streaming a lot and hence you must be finding great options to stream the best content online. Some of you might even have bought the fire stick to bring the best entertainment to your TV. We are writing this article today especially for the users of Amazon firestick. If you are using the firestick, then you might be using a lot of apps for unlimited entertainment. Some of the apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are not free, you need to subscribe by paying membership fees to unlock unlimited content. We will guide you on how to jailbreak firestick to get access to unlimited free content on all apps without paying any penny.
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What is Jailbreaking Firestick?
You might have already heard about jailbreaking of iPhone or rooting of Android devices. Firestick Jailbreak is similar to that and it is a method by which you can bypass the restrictions imposed by manufacturers on the users if you want to understand it in simple terms. You will be able to watch ultra HD videos, live channels, listen to free songs, and do a lot more after jailbreaking amazon firestick. So read on to know the various methods of jailbreaking firestick 2018, you will be able to watch paid content for free once you have learned these methods and be able to utilize your firestick to its best in that way. So, follow this article till the end to know how to jailbreak firestick.
It is very easy to jailbreak firestick and you do not have to be a technology professional for this task. In fact, you do not even require a computer for this. Yes, you read it right, you can Jailbreak Firestick without using PC. Just plug firestick in your TV as usual and follow our guide.
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Method 1: How To Jailbreak Firestick? (Without PC)
This guide involves the installation of third-party apps on fire stick so we will have to first enable unknown sources option on firestick just like we do in our Android smartphones in order to let it install the third party apps which will help us in jailbreaking. So please follow below steps to initiate a firestick jailbreaking.
Below are the steps to Jailbreak Firestick:
- Go to firestick Settings.
- Select ‘Device’ on the settings screen.
- You will see ‘Developer options’ on screen after that as below.
- Select this option to navigate to the ‘Apps from unknown sources’ option. You will also see ADB debugging option on the same screen.
- Now turn on both options as seen above by clicking ‘Turn on’ and just click Ok if any warnings appear.
- Now go back to the settings screen and select ‘Preferences’.
- Navigate to ‘Advertising ID’ and turn off ‘Interest-based ads’ option as seen above.
- After that, go back to the firestick home screen.
- Click on ‘Search’ icon as you do for searching something on Fire TV.
- Search for ‘Downloader’ app as below and install it.
- Open the app once it is downloaded.
Now more than half of the job is done. This app will help you in downloading any third party app that you want and in our case, the app which we want is below.
- Type the URL http://bit.ly/kodi176 and click on ‘Go’ to start the download of Kodi.
- Once the app is downloaded, click on ‘install’.
- The app will be installed on firestick in a few moments. Click ‘open’ to start the app after that.
- You are already there! Just start watching your favorite content for free on Kodi and also enhance your experience by installing more add-ons. You can read our article on the best add-ons for Kodi for more information.
Method 2: How To Jailbreak Firestick Using ES File Explorer
Let us check out another method to Jailbreak firestick 2018 using the popular ES File Explorer. It is very simple to use this method if you have well understood the steps 1 to 11 of the above. Here are the steps you need to follow to jailbreak firestick.
- Open the downloader app.
- Search for the ES File Explorer and install it.
- Once installed, launch the ES File Explorer app
- Then select Toolsà Download manager.
- Enter the same address http://bit.ly/kodi176 in the URL space provided and click Ok.
- Give the name of the path and click ‘download now’.
- The app will be downloaded on your fire stick.
- Now again click on the app file and click install.
- Go back to the home screen as before and start using Kodi on Firestick.
Method 3: How To Jailbreak Firestick By Sideloading
There is one more method to jailbreak amazon firestick which is called sideloading, but this method will require an Android smartphone. Follow these steps to jailbreak a firestick by sideloading:
- Start your fire stick by plugging it as usual.
- Perform the steps from 1 to 11 mentioned above if not done.
- Connect your Android smartphone to the same Wi-Fi on which the fire stick is connected.
- Install the ‘Kodi Krypton 17.6’ and ‘Apps2Fire’ apps on your phone from the Google Play Store.
- Then go to the Settings screen on your Fire TV and then head on to ‘Network’ option post which you will find ‘Firestick IP address’.
- Then look for Kodi on the apps screen of Fire TV and click install.
- Wait for Kodi to get installed. Once installed, just enjoy Kodi experience as usual.
We recommend that you use a VPN while using these methods in order to protect your privacy on the internet. What more, you might have already noticed that the first method was the easiest one to enjoy most out of fire stick and jailbreak a firestick. We hope that you will be able to enjoy the fire stick even more after reading this article and it proves of a great help to you in learning how to jailbreak firestick. Please share this article with your friends to benefit them as well and stay tuned with us for more such articles.