In this guide, you will learn how to jailbreak FireStick and install popular streaming apps for free movies, TV shows, Live TV, Sports, and a lot more. This 2021 jailbreak method demonstrated here also works on FireStick 4K, Fire TV, new FireStick Lite, and Fire TV Cube.
For an amazing streaming experience, make sure you follow everything step-by-step as shown in this guide.
Amazon FireStick is an incredibly popular streaming device. This simple yet feature-rich device is a low-cost solution to convert any regular TV with HDMI compatibility into a smart TV. FireStick lets you stream content from a variety of online media and entertainment services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and several TV Networks.
That’s all wonderful. But, there is a major drawback. You must pay a subscription fee in order to watch content through these entertainment services. And, their subscriptions aren’t cheap; they can burn a big hole in your pocket.
This is why we jailbreak FireStick. Jailbreaking allows you to get third-party streaming apps that give you free access to all your favorite movies, shows, live TV channels, sports, and more.
Legal Disclaimer: This tutorial is purely educational. FireStickTricks.com doesn’t own, host, operate, resell, or distribute any streaming apps, addons, IPTV or services. The page contains some unverified services, and we are not certain whether they hold legal licenses to distribute the content. FireStickTricks.com does not verify the legality of each app/service in all regions. Do your due diligence if you use any of the unverified apps/services, and stream only content that is available in the public domain. The end-user shall be solely responsible for the media accessed.
What is a FireStick Jailbreak?
Jailbreak is a simple process of unlocking your FireStick and allowing yourself access to the bottomless pool of content on the internet.
When you jailbreak your FireStick, you get past the restrictions placed on your device when you first purchased it.
The FireStick jailbreak involves the installation of third-party applications and services that are not included in the Amazon App Store.
You can think of the jailbreaking process as bringing down the wall that stands between you and unlimited entertainment. It is a way to hack Firestick but without causing the device any harm at all.
FireStick jailbreak is meant for every user who wants to enjoy unrestricted streaming and without any boundaries.
And, thankfully, it is such an easy process, anyone without any technical knowledge can do it.
Why do you jailbreak a FireStick?
The answer to this question is rather simple. You jailbreak your FireStick to enjoy unlimited/free streaming without having to burn a hole in your pocket.
Jailbreaking brings all the online streaming content within your easy reach. It unlocks the true potential of your FireStick device.
Whether you like to watch Movies, TV Shows, Live TV, Sports, or just about anything, jailbreaking makes it possible for you. With a jailbroken FireStick, you have instant access to whatever you want to watch.
You want to jailbreak your Amazon Fire Stick because that makes you a cord-cutter in the true sense.
Is it Safe & Legal to jailbreak a FireStick?
Let me set your mind at ease.
Jailbreaking FireStick is both SAFE and LEGAL as long as you are not streaming any copyrighted content.
It is safe because it does not involve making any changes to the system files of the operating system of your device. It is not like hacking an Android mobile or jailbreaking iOS.
You do not need root access to your FireStick operating system for jailbreaking. You are not manipulating any core-level files. All these things require a certain level of technical expertise. However, as I said, jailbreaking FireStick does not require any technical knowledge. I am a layperson and I could do the jailbreaking within minutes.
When you do the FireStick jailbreak, all you do is get some certain third-party apps, which we have talked about later in this guide. These apps are not available on the official app store of Amazon. You do not have to program FireStick in any other way.
As for the legality, jailbreaking is 100% legal. You own the device and you are free to do whatever you like with it. You are simply downloading some apps, which are already used by millions. It does not even void the warranty of your device. In fact, Amazon itself allows you to sideload such apps.
However, there is a word of caution for you. Jailbreaking in itself is legal. But, you are installing third-party apps that give you access to unrestricted content. These are not your regular apps from the Amazon App Store. Do not overstep the legal boundaries by streaming copyrighted content. At FireStickTricks.com we encourage you to be a good judge of your actions and stream the content available in the public domain.
Also, to safeguard your privacy, always use a VPN (more about it later).
How to Jailbreak FireStick
Although the Amazon Fire Stick jailbreak process isn’t exactly a cakewalk, it’s not some rocket science either. I have broken down the process into easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Just make sure you follow them exactly as provided and you will have a jailbroken FireStick within minutes.
You might have seen some fully loaded Firesticks for sale on the internet. Such streaming devices are usually sold $40-50 above the retail price. You really don’t need to spend those extra bucks, when you can do it all by yourself and like I said, “within minutes.” Moreover, I have seen people facing legal battles for selling jailbroken FireSticks.
Just closely follow the steps mentioned below and you’ll easily be able to jailbreak Amazon Fire Stick. I have successfully run these steps multiple times on 2nd Generation Firestick with Alexa Voice Remote, FireStick 4K, Fire TV Cube, and Firestick Lite. I will also show you how to use Jailbroken FireStick in the later section of this guide. Stay tuned.
Attention, FireStick Users!
Governments and ISPs constantly monitor your online activity, and accessing copyrighted content on your Fire TV Stick could lead to serious trouble. Currently, your IP is visible to everyone. I strongly recommend getting the best FireStick VPN to mask your IP address and securely stream your favorites.
I personally use ExpressVPN, the fastest and most secure VPN available. Not only is it easy to install on any device, it comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee. Plus, if you're not 100% satisfied, you can always get a refund. ExpressVPN is currently also offering a whopping 3 extra months free on their annual plan!
Step 1: Install APK Downloader on FireStick
Jailbreaking is all about installing the third-party APKs on FireStick devices for free streaming. The Amazon App Store does not have these apps. To install third-party streaming apps, you need a facilitating application. That’s because Amazon Fire TV Stick does not support direct download through the browser (like you do it on your Android mobile).
The app from which we will install all our jailbreak apps is Downloader.
So, here is what we are going to do in this section: Install Downloader app from Amazon App Store
Let’s get on with it now.
1. Go to the home screen of your Amazon Fire TV Stick
Note: If you still have an old Fire TV OS, your home screen will appear a little different
2. Select Find in the middle bar followed by Search
Note: For older FireStick OS, select the Search option available in the top-left corner of your Fire TV (it is the lens icon you need to choose)
3. On this Search window, type the name of the app Downloader
Click Downloader in the search suggestions displayed on the Amazon FireStick window
4. Click the Downloader icon on the next screen
5. Choose Download (or Get) on the window that appears next
6. Wait for the Downloader app to download and then install
Click Open to launch the Downloader app
7. Dismiss any prompts that are displayed when you use the Downloader app for the first time
Later, you will start by clicking the section of the app highlighted in the image below (where it says http://). However, before that, we need to take care of something else. So, jump to the next section.
Step 2: Setting Up the Fire Stick for Jailbreaking
First, you need to tweak a setting on Fire TV Stick / Cube to allow the jailbreak process to work. This native setting is all you need to tweak to get started. You are NOT infiltrating any system settings or manipulating any operating system core files. This jailbreak hack is simpler than most people think. You don’t even need a computer. All you need is your FireStick, its remote, and an internet connection.
1. Power on your Amazon Fire TV Stick and wait for this home screen to load up
Note: The following is the image from the updated FireStick OS. If you have the older version, it will look a little different
2. Select the gear icon or cog icon in the middle bar (on the far right) to open Settings
Note: On the older FireStick OS, highlight the menu bar on the top and navigate to the Settings option on the far right
3. Now, choose the option My Fire TV
4. On the following window, open the item Developer Options
5. First, switch ON the option ADB Debugging
6. Next, click Install unknown apps
This gives you permission to download apps from outside the Amazon App Store.
Note: On the older Fire TV OS, click Apps from Unknown Sources and turn it ON
7. Click Downloader and turn it ON
8. Press the back button on the Amazon Fire TV remote. It will take you back to the Settings window.
9. Open Privacy Settings
10. Turn OFF the following options to stop sharing the usage data after you jailbreak Fire Stick in the Privacy Settings
- Device Usage Data
- Collect App Usage Data
11. Press the back button one time. You should now be back to the Preferences window
Click Data Monitoring
12. Now, turn OFF Data Monitoring on the next screen
Step 3: Jailbreak Firestick
Now, we will start installing different streaming apps starting with Kodi 19. If you are not aware, Kodi is a media application that gives you access to the huge world of free entertainment. It lets you watch your favorite Movies, TV Shows, TV Channels, Sports, content for Kids, and a lot more. Yes, you can stream anything you want. All you need is the right Kodi Addons and Builds.
We will jailbreak Fire Stick with Kodi using the Downloader app that you just downloaded from the Amazon App Store. Here are the steps:
1. Open Downloader. Click the URL text box where it says http://
2. When this window is displayed, enter the following URL: https://www.firesticktricks.com/kapk
Or, simply enter firesticktricks.com/kapk
3. Wait for the Downloader app to download the Kodi 19 Matrix APK
4. Now we need to install Kodi. Select Install and click it.
5. Wait for the Kodi APK to install
6. App Installed notification will confirm that Kodi has been installed on your Amazon Fire TV Stick.
Great! Your FireStick is now jailbroken.
Click Open to run Kodi. If you want to open Kodi later, click Done. You may open it later from the Your Apps & Channels list.
7. Kodi 19 will take a minute to open if it is the first time. That’s normal. This is how the home-screen of Kodi looks like.
Wondering what to do next? Kodi is a clean slate for now with nothing to play. To learn how to use a jailbroken FireStick, keep reading.
How to Use Jailbroken FireStick
Now that you have jailbroken your Fire TV Stick, it is time you knew how to make the maximum out of your device.
However, before you start using your jailbroken Fire Stick, I would like to warn you that everything you stream on Kodi or other streaming apps is visible to your ISP and Government. This means, streaming copyrighted content (free movies, TV shows, Sports) might get you into legal trouble.
Thankfully, there is a foolproof way to keep all your streaming activities hidden from your ISP and the Government. All you need is a good VPN for Fire Stick. A VPN helps you bypass Online Surveillance, ISP throttling, and content geo-restrictions.
I personally use and recommend ExpressVPN, which is the fastest and most secure VPN. It is Kodi friendly and very easy-to-install on Fire TV / Stick.
We do not encourage the violation of copyright laws. But, what if you end up streaming content from an illegitimate source unintentionally? It is not always easy to tell the difference between a legit and illegal source.
So, before you start using your jailbroken Fire Stick, let’s see how to use ExpressVPN to keep your streaming activities hidden from prying eyes.
Step 1: Subscribe to ExpressVPN HERE. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Meaning, you can use it freely for the first 30-days and if you are not satisfied with the performance (which is highly unlikely), you can ask for a full refund.
Step 2: Turn on your Fire TV Stick, and Click Find followed by Search.
Step 3: Now type Expressvpn in the search bar and select ExpressVPN when it shows up in the search results
Step 4: Click “Download” to install the ExpressVPN app for Fire TV / Stick.
Step 5: Open the app and enter the login credentials that you created while buying the ExpressVPN subscription. Click “Sign in”
Step 6: Click the Power icon to connect to a VPN server. That’s all. Your connection is now secure with the fastest and best VPN for FireStick.
You can also read more detailed info on using ExpressVPN with Fire TV / Stick.
Now that your Firestick is using a secured connection, it is time to start using your jailbroken FireStick / Fire TV Cube / Firestick 4K.
Even though you have installed Kodi, the FireStick jailbreak process is yet not complete. Installing Kodi media player is just the start. We now need to find out how to use Kodi to stream free Movies, Shows, Live TV, etc.
What you need to do now is install Kodi Add-ons or Builds.
Kodi does not have any media of its own. The media needs to be sourced from the internet. And, to do that, you need the Addons.
There are hundreds of Kodi addons on the web from various independent developers. However, only a few of these addons offer quality streaming.
We have handpicked a few dozen addons and put them in a separate guide on Best Addons for Kodi. Once you have Kodi, you will want to start installing Kodi add-ons.
Here is a quick look at some of the top add-ons from this list for free movies, shows, and more:
1. Venom Addon (Movies and TV Shows)
Venom is one of the best Kodi addons for on-demand content these days. Not only does it have a huge content library, but it is also fetching tons of quality streaming links.
2. The Crew (Multipurpose)
If you are looking for an all-in-one addon for Movies, Shows, Live TV, Documentaries, Sports, and various extras, try The Crew. It is a lightweight addon that works great on FireStick
3. Seren (Movies and TV Shows)
Seren is an on-demand addon for tons of movies and shows. It is a Real-debrid-based addon with tons of high-quality streaming options.
4. Shadow (Movies & Shows)
Shadow is a very popular Kodi addon presently. This add-on offers a huge content catalog and pulls lots of working streams.
5. Nemesis (Multipurpose)
Nemesis is yet another all-in-one addon that deserves some attention. This addon is doing a phenomenal job pulling top-quality links. It is an all-in-one add-on offering movies, shows, TV, and more.
You need Kodi addons to stream free movies and shows. Kodi Builds, on the other hand, are optional. However, they can truly enhance your Kodi experience on Fire Stick.
Kodi Builds organize your Kodi interface in a more streaming-friendly way. The default Kodi skin is not just boring, it is also not very usable. The builds lend your Kodi a whole new interface and an exciting way to use Kodi. In other words, they make Kodi more happening.
So, when you jailbreak FireStick with Kodi, I recommend that you also get a Kodi build.
Another great benefit of Kodi builds is that they come with preinstalled addons. You don’t have to install them separately.
Just like for the addons, we have prepared a list of the Best Kodi Builds as well. Here are the top picks from the list:
1. Misfit Mods Lite
Misfit Mods Lite is one of the popular builds for Kodi. This build offers a slick, clutter-free, and easy-to-use interface. It packs tons of preinstalled video add-ons for movies, shows, live tv, and more. Try it!
2. Xenon Build
This is another build you would want to take a shot at if you are looking to upgrade your Kodi interface. Neat design and loads of top-rated addons make this build a must-have.
3. SG Wizard Builds
SG Wizard offers many great builds that work great on all Kodi-supported devices. It also features many popular addons for all your streaming needs.
Also, check out our Ultimate Beginner’s Guide for Kodi that will help you learn how to use Kodi.
How to Jailbreak a FireStick (YouTube Video)
How to Jailbreak Fire Stick (ES File Explorer method)
You don’t need to follow this if you have already jailbroken your Firestick with the above-given method. If the Downloader app is not available in your region, you can use ES File Explorer to jailbreak FireStick.
Please note that sideloading is no longer available for free with ES File Explorer. You need a paid subscription that costs $9.99 every month. The app also offers a free 7-day trial.
Follow the steps below to jailbreak your Firestick:
- Go to Settings > My Fire TV
- Open Developer Options
- Turn on Apps from Unknown Sources
- Go back to the Settings page
- Open Preferences > Privacy Settings
- Disable Device Usage Data
- Disable Collect App Usage Data
- Go to the home screen of your Fire Stick
- Select the Search tool in the top-left corner
- Type ES File Explorer using Remote of your FireStick/ Fire TV/ Fire TV Cube
- Click ES File Explorer when shows up in the search results
- Click Download
- Wait while ES File Explorer is downloaded and installed
- Click Open to run the ES File Explorer app
- On the right part of the ES File Explorer, select and click the icon Downloader
- Click +New at the bottom
- Enter the URL https://www.firesticktricks.com/kapk in the Path field. Enter a name in the Name field
- Click Download Now
- When the Kodi APK file has downloaded, click Open file
- Click Install on the next prompt
- Scroll down to the bottom right of the next window and click Install again
- You will see the App installed notification soon. Great! You have a jailbroken Firestick now
Best Jailbreak Apps for FireStick
Kodi is one great way to jailbreak FireStick. But it is not the only way. There are some amazing APKs you can install and start watching your favorite content in no time.
Disclaimer: I can’t vouch for the legal status of these apps. Users must NOT use any mentioned apps for accessing copyrighted streams. I recommend watching only free content that is available in the Public domain and is free from any copyrights.
In this section of the guide, we will install the various apps on Amazon Fire TV. With these apps, you will gain access to unlimited Movies, Shows, Live TV, and Sports for free streaming. These apps have been carefully chosen for FireStick users like you and me.
These apps do not require any registration, sign-up, or email address.
Here are the apps we have handpicked for you:
Movies & TV Shows
- Cinema APK
- Cyberflix APK
Live TV + Sports
Remember that none of the above-mentioned apps are available on the Amazon app store. Hence, you will need to enable Apps from Unknown Sources for all these apps by going to Settings > My Fire TV > Developer Options.
Recommended Service for Smooth Streaming
We are talking about how to jailbreak FireStick. However, the discussion would hardly be complete until this particular service is mentioned.
Real Debrid is a premium link generator. And, it is the most popular premium link generator as I write this guide. It works with many Fire TV and FireStick apps including Kodi.
With Real Debrid signed in, you can enhance your streaming experience dramatically on Amazon FireStick.
While the FireStick jailbreak apps we are recommending here work great, they offer a much more amazing experience when paired with the Real Debrid service.
I have been a user of this service since I don’t even remember. Therefore, I strongly recommend it to my readers.
You can get this service from its official website. Later in this guide, I will show you how to set up and use Real Debrid with various Fire TV Stick apps for a better experience while watching Movies and TV Shows.
Cinema APK (Movies & Shows)
Cinema APK is arguably the most popular third-party jailbreak app for free streaming of on-demand movies and TV shows. This app has been around for quite a while and is trusted by hundreds of thousands of Fire TV/ Fire TV Cube/ FireStick users worldwide.
It is a simple and user-friendly app with loads of movies and shows for a never-ending entertainment experience on Fire Stick.
Make sure Apps from Unknown Sources is ON for the Downloader app (go to FireStick Settings > My Fire TV > Developer Options)
Here is the installation process to jailbreak FireStick/Fire TV devices with Cinema APK:
1. Open the Downloader app on your Fire TV Stick. On the main screen, click where it says http://
2. Use the on-screen keyboard to type in the following URL – firesticktricks.com/cinema
Press the Play/Pause button on the remote or click GO
3. Wait for the Cinema HD APK file download to finish
4. Click Install next
5. Wait for Cinema HD APK to install
6. Click Open when the Cinema HD Fire Stick jailbreak app has installed
Let’s get started with the Cinema HD app on your unlocked FireStick. Once you jailbreak Firestick/FireStick 4K, this app gives you free access to loads of content.
7. If this is the first run, click Allow when prompted
8. Go ahead and click Install to upgrade to the latest version if prompted
9. Click Accept on this Disclaimer popup
10. Click OK on this Change logs window
Now, here is the Cinema HD app for you. This is the main screen where you will find the TV Shows.
To sort the content by genres or categories, click the upside-down triangle on the top.
Choose from categories like Popular, Trending, Top Rated, etc.
The Search option and year-filter are in the top-right corner of the screen.
Looking for Movies instead? Click the 3-line option in the top-left corner to open this dropdown menu.
Click Movies here.
To customize or set up Cinema APK HD, click the Settings option in the dropdown menu.
While there are many options here, we will only touch upon the most important one – setting up Real Debrid.
Scroll down to the Premium Account section
Click Login to Real-Debrid
You see this window with the authorization/activation code
Use your computer or mobile web browser and go to https://real-debrid.com/device
Sign in with your Real Debrid account and enter the code you see on your FireStick screen
Upon successful authorization, you would see ‘Real-Debrid authorized’
CyberFlix TV APK (Movies & Shows)
CyberFlix TV is one of the best jailbreak apps for on-demand content. This app has also been around for a while.
This app offers a huge line-up of movies and shows. It is also pulling the best streaming links from the most reliable sources on the web.
Cyberflix TV is an easy to use FireStick jailbreak app with a straightforward interface. I believe Fire Stick jailbreak would not be true without this app.
Here is how you install Cyberflix TV on FireStick:
1. Open the Downloader app on your device
Click the section of the main screen where it says http://
2. Type in the following source URL: firesticktricks.com/cf
3. Wait for the Cyberflix TV APK to download
4. Choose Install when this prompt is displayed
5. Wait for the Cyberflix TV app to install
6. Click Open when this FireStick jailbreak app has installed
7. Click Allow to grant the necessary permission to Cyberflix TV
8. Click OK on this Changelog prompt
9. Choose the desired default video player. I recommend using MX Player
This can be changed later in the Cyberflix TV Settings.
10. When prompted, click Accept on this disclaimer popup
This would be the main window of the Cyberflix TV app. On the main screen, the app displays the TV Shows first. However, this can be changed through the app settings.
You may also quickly toggle between Movies and Shows from the app menu. Click the 3-line icon in the top-left corner.
Choose Movies in the options.
Here is the screen with movies. By default, movies from the ‘Most Popular’ category is displayed first.
Click the upside-down triangle on the top to choose more categories.
In the top-right section of the app, you can use the search option if you are looking for something specific (for instance, you can lookup by the name of the movie or show).
Let us take a quick look at the Cyberflix TV categories and how to sign up for Real Debrid.
Click the 3-line menu button in the top-left again and from the dropdown, click Settings.
As I said, you can change the default player from the Settings.
Scroll down to the Real-Debrid section. Click Login to Real-Debrid
When this window is displayed, note down the authorization code. Go to https://real-debrid.com/device in a web browser and enter this code.
You may need to log in to your Real Debrid account.
When the authorization is complete, the status changes to Logged in.
Cyberflix TV set up is now complete and ready to stream your favorite content.
Jailbreak App for Live TV
It is an incredibly popular live TV FireStick app that removes all the boundaries and brings cable-TV channels right to your jailbroken Amazon Fire TV/FireStick.
This app features tons of channels from the USA, Canada, Europe, and other parts of the world. The simple, yet highly functional interface of the app makes it easy for you to find any channel you are looking for.
Familiar categories make it easy for you to pick the type of content you want to watch, including News, Shows, Movies, Sports, Music, and more. The search option lets you quickly find the TV channels you want to watch on your FireStick device.
Here are the steps to jailbreak FireStick/Fire TV/Fire TV Cube with this amazing Live TV app:
1. Run the Downloader app on FireStick and click the text box that says http://
2. Enter the URL firesticktricks.com/ntv
Click GO or press the Play/Pause button on the remote
3. Wait while the APK file is downloaded
4. Click Install when prompted
5. Wait while the app installs
6. Click Open when the app has installed
7. Click Allow when prompted. This prompt appears only when you run the app the first time after installation
This is the main window of this live TV app
You can see various categories on the top including 24/7 Channels, News, Movies, Sports, etc.
Jailbreak App for Live TV & Sports
It is is another cool app you can use to jailbreak FireStick. The app brings to you an extensive collection of satellite channels from around the world and a whole of them from the USA.
You will find channels in almost all categories including News, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Education, and more. It also has a strong Sports segment that lets you watch your favorite sports.
It is one of the most trending live TV apps these days. It gives you access to Amazon Fire Stick Fully loaded channels. You will enjoy it as a cord-cutter.
Follow these steps to install this Live TV app and jailbreak your FireStick/Fire TV/ TV Cube:
1. Launch the Downloader app that you installed earlier
When the main screen is displayed, click where you see the text box with http://
2. Type in the following URL on this screen: firesticktricks.com/olive
Click GO or press the Play/Pause button on the remote
3. Wait for a few seconds until the live TV jailbreak firestick app file is downloaded
4. Click Install when you see this window
5. Wait for the installation
6. Click OPEN to start the app
7. You get to the main screen of the app right away. In fact, this is the only window that lists the Live TV channels
8. Go ahead and choose one of the options
9. You will find the related channels in the category you chose on the home screen of the app. Pick a channel and start streaming
This is how to jailbreak FireStick with this popular Live TV app.
Jailbreak App for Sports
While this app has a compelling list of live TV channels, it is best known for its collection of sports channels.
The app features tons of sports channels from the USA as well as other parts of the world.
In addition to the sports channels, you can also browse your favorite channels in various other categories including Entertainment, Music, Movies, and Kids.
The app has a simple and user-friendly interface to get you started quickly. This is why I have chosen it as one of the best apps to jailbreak Amazon Fire TV devices.
Let’s follow these steps to jailbreak FireStick for a wide collection of live sports channels:
1. Go to the Downloader application on your FireStick and open it
2. Type in the following URL firesticktricks.com/hds
Press play/pause button on your remote or click Go
3. Wait for the APK file to download in order to jailbreak FireStick
4. Click Install when prompted
5. Wait for the app installation to finish
6. Click OPEN to continue
7. Click Allow when you see this popup message
This is the main screen of this sports app
It features some channels on its main screen. If you can’t find the channel you are looking for, click one of the categories in the middle titled ‘Explore Categories’
For instance, when you click the Sports category, the related channels are displayed.
Even on this screen, you can switch to one of the other categories from the left menu.
Just choose the channel you want to watch and start streaming.
You can look up a channel by its name. Just click the Search option in the top-right corner.
This is how to use this sports app after you jailbreak Amazon Fire Stick/ Fire TV Cube.
How to get a new App Store for FireStick
Now that you have jailbroken your FireStick, you are all set to start streaming. But, do you know you can still do a lot more with it?
Your FireStick has the official Amazon App Store for hundreds of apps. However, Amazon Store omits a lot of cool apps that can make your FireStick experience so much more amazing.
Thankfully, you can install a third-party app store called Aptoide TV on your Fire Stick device. Aptoide TV features a whole host of incredible apps you will not find on the Amazon App Store.
Aptoide TV is a well-thought-out and professionally designed app store that lets you quickly find and install a variety of third-party apps including streaming apps and maintenance & utility apps.
I am providing quick steps to install Aptoide on your FireStick/Fire Stick 4K. For detailed instructions, read our guide to install & use Aptoide TV on FireStick.
1. Open Downloader app
2. Enter the following link: firesticktricks.com/store
3. Choose Open when the app has installed
4. This is the home screen of the Aptoide TV on Fire Stick. You can start looking up for the apps you want to install
Bonus Tip – Get an IPTV for FireStick
While your jailbroken FireStick/Fire Stick 4K gives you access to many free options to stream Live TV, there are some cost-effective, premium IPTV services you can use for a better streaming experience.
The premium IPTV services are more reliable than their free counterparts. However, as compared to the regular cable-TV subscription, they only cost a fraction.
You can explore our complete list of premium IPTV services here along with step-by-step installation guides.
Frequently Asked Questions
Jailbreaking is a completely FREE process. While jailbreaking a Firestick, you sideload certain apps that give you access to unlimited movies, shows, live TV, etc. at no cost.
Jailbreaking FireStick simply means installing certain third-party streaming apps onto your device, as if it’s just another day. Jailbreaking does not require any system-level changes. It also does not require any special technical knowledge. Just the basic understanding of how to sideload apps on FireStick is enough.
Jailbroken FireStick gives you unrestricted access to the free content. However, you need to tread carefully. You may unknowingly end up streaming copyrighted content and get into legal troubles.
At FireStickTricks.com, we always advise our users to stream the content in the public domain and be a good judge of their actions. At the same time, we also advocate your right to privacy. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you always use a VPN with your jailbroken device.
You can watch almost anything you want as long as you have the right apps for jailbroken FireStick. Once you jailbreak FireStick, you remove all the restrictions and you get access to Movies, Shows, Live TV, Sports, Documentaries, and a whole lot more.
The jailbroken FireStick gives you access to the endless pool of media (including movies, shows, live Tv, and a lot more) available on the internet. By jailbreaking your streaming device, you end the limitations imposed by the manufacturer. After jailbreaking, you can install third-party apps like Kodi, Cinema HD, etc. Jailbroken FireStick helps you save money.
Technically speaking, what I demonstrated in this guide is not truly a jailbreak. The real jailbreaking process requires tweaking an operating system and gaining access to the root files. What you did here is simply installed a few apps onto your FireStick. This means, our jailbreak process is 100% risk-free.
You do not lose or void the FireStick warranty as all you are doing is installing an app and not making any changes to the device software or hardware.
Any channel you want. After jailbreaking FireStick, you will have access to tons of third-party apps and channels. However, you can also continue using the official channels available via the Amazon Store. You may want to explore our list of best FireStick channels.
Ideally, it does not. Kodi is a lightweight application and it does not have any significant or noticeable impact on the performance of FireStick. However, Fire TV Stick storage is limited and if a lot of space has already been taken up, you may experience performance issues. It would be a good idea to clear FireStick storage of all the clutter and unnecessary files. For instance, if you have installed any third-party apps on FireStick, make sure you delete the APK files to clear up space.
All the Fire TV line of devices – including FireStick 2nd Gen, Fire Stick 4K, Fire TV Cube – are essentially the same. Therefore, the jailbreaking method we have provided in this post works just as well for FireStick 4K as it does for any other Fire TV device. You don’t need to do anything differently. I have followed the same jailbreaking steps on all the Fire TV devices successfully. You can do the same. However, if you do get stuck with a unique problem, reach out to us via the comments section below. We will try to provide the best possible help.
You need an Amazon account to set up your FireStick the first time you use it. You can jailbreak FireStick only once you have set it up.
Unfortunately, there is no way to set up the device without an Amazon account. Hence, there is no way to jailbreak the device without the Amazon Account.
I am highly against buying a pre-jailbroken device. It is best to buy the original FireStick and use it straight out of the box. Those who sell you the jailbroken FireStick / Fire TV / Cube may have tampered with your software or hardware in other ways too. Moreover, there are many known instances where sellers of jailbroken Firesticks are facing legal charges.
So, now you know how to jailbreak a FireStick and how do FireSticks work after they are jailbroken. The jailbreak process involves the installation of FireStick jailbreak apps. Once you have done that, you may want to elevate your entertainment experience to the next level. That you can do with the best FireStick apps, Kodi Builds, and Kodi Addons.
I jailbreak Amazon FireStick every time I buy a new one. I have been using this jailbreak for several months without any hiccups or hassles. I am confident it will work great for you too. But, should you run into any trouble, feel free to drop us a comment below. I will do my best to take care of your issues.Legal Disclaimer - FireStickTricks.com does not verify the legality or security of any add-ons, apps or services mentioned on this site. Also, we do not promote, host or link to copyright-protected streams. We highly discourage piracy and strictly advise our readers to avoid it at all costs. Any mention of free streaming on our site is purely meant for copyright-free content that is available in the Public domain. Read our full disclaimer.
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