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Hi guys, today I’m here with another interesting content. Guess what? Yes, the content is on how to unlock (ie) jailbreak your Firestick. Jailbreaking firestick!!OMG!! Don’t panic.

You may ask, is that jailbreaking legal? To answer you in simple words, Yes, it is legal. Before getting into the process, let’s get to know in short about what is Firestick. Amazon Firestick is incredibly a popular streaming console. It can turn your TV into a streaming device.

By plugging the Firestick, you can convert your normal TV into a smart TV. That too at very low cost compared to buying a setup box. It allows you to stream online content from entertainment services like Netflix, Hulu, amazon prime video, etc.

That’s all seem to be wonderful. Here comes the main drawback of the Firestick. You have to pay certain subscription fees in order to stream contents from those entertainment services. Those subscription fees won’t be so cheap. They will burn your money with the help of your hands.

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This is the reason why we have introduced into the process of jailbreaking Firestick. By jailbreaking the Firestick you can install the third-party streaming apps on your Firestick. Third-party apps give you free access to watch all your favorite content at free of cost.

DISCLAIMER: Here by jailbreaking, I won’t encourage or promote watching any copyrighted contents. Please try to avoid indulging in such activities.

How to Jailbreak Firestick

Why We Jailbreak Firestick?

The main motto behind unlocking the Firestick is getting access to watch limitless content. Simply, jailbreaking is like a wall between you and unlimited entertainment. You are going to overrule the restrictions on your device by Jailbreaking. Installing third-party apps is the focus of the context.

Firestick unlock won’t harm your device. Jailbreaking is for one who wants to have limitless entertainment. And for jailbreaking, you won’t need deep technical knowledge.

Requirements are,

  • Firestick
  • Firestick compatible TV.
  • Flawless internet connection.

Is Jailbreaking Safe And Legal?

The answer is, YES. It is completely safe unless you stream copyrighted content. It is safe because it does not make any changes to the OS. Root access to Firestick is not required. You are not going to manipulate any core levels. Just going to install some third-party apps. As mentioned earlier, these apps are not available on the Amazon app store.

Jailbreaking is 100% legal. It won’t make any changes to the system files. The device is yours and you can do anything with it. It is not like hacking smartphones. You are going to install apps simply.

NOTE: The apps which you are going to install are not common. You should not overstep the boundaries by streaming copyrighted content. I recommend you to use a secure VPN to safeguard your privacy.

Jailbreak Firestick

As said earlier, you don’t need any technical knowledge. But it’s not an easy task too. You need a proper internet connection to work seamlessly. Jailbroken Firesticks are available on the market. The cost of those consoles will be more than you think.

Instead of buying those costly consoles, you can easily unlock your Firestick with my simple steps. Just closely follow the steps mentioned below. That’s the only work you are required to do. At the end of the process, you will have a jailbroken Firestick of your own.

Android is the platform where you can innovate and develop new ideas. Amazon Firestick is basically built on Android OS. Simply Android is an open platform. Anyone with technical knowledge can develop it. So, the thing I’m trying to convey is that unlocking Firestick is simple and safe.

NOTE: This is a warning message for Firestick users. Government and ISPs across the world will notice their users’ online activities. If they find you watching copyrighted content, you may get locked into serious trouble.

So, I insist you in using a secure Firestick VPN. By which you can hide your identity. A secure VPN will help you by changing your devices’ IP location frequently. So, your movie-watching experience can be protected.

Steps To Jailbreak Firestick

Before jailbreaking, you need to permit some settings on your Firestick. That allows the jailbreak process to work. Don’t panic, you are not going to violate any rules or system settings. This is more simple than what you are all thinking.

This is that much simple as you need not need a computer. he utmost things you require are the Firestick, its remote and internet connection. Let’s see how to modify certain settings on your Firestick in order to jailbreak.

STEP1: Power on your Amazon Firestick and wait untill it boots up.

Steps to jailbreak firestick

STEP2: Navigate to system settings from the title bar. It is located on the right side of the title bar.

STEP3: Choose the option MY Fire TV from the settings menu.

Steps to jailbreak firestick

STEP4: Open the Developer options and first switch on the ADB debugging option.

Options in Amazon fire Stick

STEP5: Following to it, switch on the Apps from Unknown sources option.

STEP6: Click, Turn on the prompt message which you receive on your display.

How to Turn on Apps from Unknown sources to jailbreak firestick

This will allow you to install apps from outside the Amazon app store. Press back button on the remote. It will take you back to the settings page.

STEP7: Open Preferences option on the settings page.

Preferences menu in Amazon fire TV on jailbreaking firestick

STEP8: Now, Open Privacy settings.

Changing privacy settings to secure the process of jailbreaking firestick

STEP9: You have to Turn off the following options in order to prevent the system from sharing the usage data.

  • Device usage data.
  • Collect app usage data.

STEP10: Go back to the preferences window and open the Data monitoring option.

STEP11: Now, turn off the Data monitoring option also.

Download And Install APK On Firestick Using Downloader

The next step is installing the app named DOWNLOADER from which we are going to install third-party applications. Because jailbreaking is all about installing third-party apps. The function, which is not compatible with the Amazon app store.

NOTE: Here I’m not using ES File explorer, as it has gone premium and charges $9.99 per month.

Let’s see how to download the Downloader app from the Amazon app store.

STEP1: Navigate to the home screen of the Amazon Fire Stick.

Interface of Amazon fire TV

STEP2: Tap on the search icon located at the top left corner of the Fire TV screen.

Search option in Amazon fire TV

STEP3: Search DOWNLOADER app on the title bar.

STEP4: Click on the Downloader apps’ icon.

STEP5: Click Download or Get to install the application.

STEP6: After installing, click OPEN, below the app, to launch the app.

How to use Downloader app to jailbreak firestick

The apps’s interface would be like displaying ‘http://’. From which we are going to install third party apps to your Fire Stick.


With the Downloader app installed, let’s see how to jailbreak Firestick in the following steps. This is the last step in jailbreaking your Firestick. As I said, you haven’t required any technical knowledge in the process of jailbreaking FireStick. Continue reading the below guide.

How to Download Downloader App on Firestick

STEP1: Open the Downloader app.

STEP2: Enter the URL on the URL textbox.

Jailbreak Firestick

STEP3: Click GO to install the APK.

STEP4: You have to wait for some time to get the Kodi 18 Leia APK installed.

Installing Kodi from Downloader app

STEP5: App installed notification will prompt on your screen, indicating that the Kodi APK has been installed on your Fire Stick.

Congratulations, you have successfully jail broken your Fire Stick. Wondering, what to do next? To know how to use a jail broken Firestick, continue reading.

How To Use A Jail Broken Fire Stick

As I said earlier, jailbreaking is access to unlimited entertainment. At the same time, it can easily lead you to legal trouble with your keenest misuse.

NOTE: I’m insisting you that, everything you stream on Kodi or other streaming devices is visible to ISP’s and Government. So, I warn you, prevent yourself from watching copyrighted content.

Every problem has a solution, likewise, this problem also has a solution. You can foolproof your streaming activities by using a good and secure VPN for Firestick. If you ask me, my recommendation would be SURF SHARK VPN. The fastest and secure VPN. It is also Kodi friendly and easy to install on the Fire TV stick.

NOTE: I do not encourage or promote the violation of the copyright laws.

Before getting into, how to use the jailbroken Firestick, let’s see how to install and use Surf shark VPN on Fire Stick.

How To Install Surf Shark VPN On Firestick

To use Surf Shark VPN you need to subscribe to it initially. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Meaning you can use it free for 30 days and you can request a full refund if you are not satisfied with their service. Okay, let’s see the installation steps for Surf Shark VPN on Fire TV Stick.

STEP1: Navigate to the home screen of the Amazon Fire TV / stick.

STEP2: Click on the Search bar and search for Surf shark VPN.

STEP3: Click Download to install the VPN for Firestick.

STEP4: After installing, open the app and enter your login details which you created while availing it for the subscription.

STEP5: Click ‘Sign In’.

STEP6: Tap on the Power icon to connect to a VPN server. Your connection is now made safe and secure.

Even though you have installed the Kodi media player and safest VPN, it’s just a start. Now, we need to know, how to use Kodi to stream free movies, shows, and Live TV. The thing, we have to do now is to install Kodi Add-ons.

How To Install Kodi Add-Ons

Just installing Kodi is not enough to satisfy your media quench. Because Kodi has no media of its own. You have to source the media from the internet. And to do that you need Add-ons. There are a number of addons on the internet from different independent developers.

However, only handful number of Add-ons offer quality streaming. Here, I have given a list of Add-ons which offer you best in class movies, TV shows and programs. Let’s have a quick look at the Add-ons.

  • Venom Add-on(Movies and TV shows)

Venom is one of the best on demand Add-ons for Kodi nowadays. It offers you a huge content library and tons of streaming links.

  • Covenant(Movies and TV shows)

This is another quality Add-on which has recently revived. It works great for Movies, TV shows, and other On-demand content.

  • Limitless(Multipurpose)

Limitless in shortly an Add-on for your multi-purpose needs. It accommodates you with Movies, TV shows, Live TV, and etc. Also, it’s lightweight and works great on Kodi.

How To Jailbreak Using ES File Explorer

This method is for those people who couldn’t install Downloader due to geographical issues. Those people can try installing ES File Explorer. But remember that ES File Explorer is not free anymore. You have to get it by paying $9.99 per month. If you have already jailbroken your Firestick using the above-given method, you don’t need to follow it.

How to install Es File Explorer on Firestick

Let’s see how to jailbreak Firestick using ES File Explorer in the following steps.

STEP1: After downloading and installing the app, click Open to run the Es File Explorer.

STEP2: On the right part of the Es File Explorer, Click on the Downloader icon.

STEP3: Now click +NEW option at the bottom of the screen.

Interface of the ES File Explorer Page to download kodi in firestick  jaibreaking process

STEP4: Enter the URL in the text box and enter your name in the name field.

STEP5: Click On the Download button.

STEP6: After downloading the application, click open and install the application on the next page.

STEP7: Again click Install on the bottom right of the next window.

STEP8: You will get the app installed in a few seconds.

That’s all, you have now jailbroken a Firestick using ES File Explorer method. I recommend you to use Surf Shark VPN to protect you from legal arrest.

As I said, ISPs and Government will be monitoring your online activities. So, try to prevent yourself from streaming copyrighted content. A good Firestick VPN like Surf Shark will protect your privacy by changing your device’s IP address frequently.


That’s all guys. I hope the content would be useful to you in jailbreaking your Fire Stick. Just follow the above-given methods to successfully jailbreak your Fire Stick. Better try to use the Downloader app than ES File Explorer as it has gone premium. Use a secure Firestick VPN to safeguard your privacy online. I do not encourage violating copyright rules. Try to stay behind your boundaries. Stay on the track and update yourself with technology.

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