The Amazon Fire Stick provides various multimedia contents like Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, and so on. But the problem is that not all the content is free or available all over the world. Now, thanks to the way of jailbreaking the Firestick, you can easily avail all of the content without paying any price for it.
Do not worry before doing it as jailbreaking a Firestick is not illegal. The Firestick is your property, and you are free to do what you wish to do with it. It will be illegal only when you stream any pirated content on it. The followings are a few of the handy tips you can follow for jailbreaking a FireStick.
Setting Up Amazon Fire Stick Before Jailbreaking
Before starting the jailbreaking process, you need to make some tweaks to the Amazon FireStick. There is no need to use a computer for completing the process. You need a working internet and your FireStick. The following are the simple steps you need to follow:
Select and open up the Device option from Firestick Settings
- Go to Developer Options. Enable ADB debugging and then turn on the option that says Apps from unknown sources
- Get back to Settings and open Applications. Turn off the option that says Collect App Usage Data.
Your Amazon Fire Stick is now ready to be jailbroken. You can now move on to the next step.
Install ES Explorer on the Firestick
ES explorer is a really useful application, and you need it to jailbreak the firestick. ES comes free of cost, and you can download and install it on the Firestick just as you install other applications. You will find the app in the Amazon App store. Install it from there and click on open to begin using the software.
Installation of Kodi On Firestick Using ES Explorer
Installation of Kodi on the FireStick is the final step of unlocking it. Using Kodi, free multimedia content can be streamed on the FireStick. Given below are the steps to install Kodi on your Amazon FireStick.
- Go to the ES file explorer, and move to new from Download Manager under Tools.
- When you get the box on the screen, enter the path and name it Kodi. Click ok after rechecking the URL.
- Click on Download Now, and your installation file will begin downloading.
- Install the file after it has downloaded. After Kodi is installed, the FireStick is successfully jailbroken.
- Click Open, and you will reach the Kodi Home Screen.
Using A Jailbroken Firestick
You need to use a VPN service while using jailbroken FireStick to avoid any legal actions being taken against you for the violation of piracy regulations. The VPN service will help you to bypass all the contents that you are streaming or watching along with removing geographical restrictions on the content and ISP checking. You need to look for the VPN service in the Amazon App store and download the software. Open the downloaded add and enter your details for signing in. Choose the preferred location after signing in. Connect VPN to the FireStick as the final step.
Install the Kodi On Other Devices
Kodi is the application that opens up the world of free content once you install it. However, it is highly inconvenient for connecting the PC to a TV every single time you want to watch Kodi. Thus, it is better to download Kodi and then install it in other smaller devices, besides the firestick, when you want to Jailbreak a FireStick. You can try out devices like Google Chromecast or the Fire TV stick. Now, you can watch the content on TV without needing a computer or laptop.
Way to Stop Buffering
Buffering is irritating when you are trying to watch content. Jailbreaking offers you to have a simple way of dealing with that. If your internet connection is not fast enough, all you can do is reduce the quality of the Kodi stream, and you can watch without having to worry about buffering. The content might not look as crisp as you want but at least you will watch without interruption.
Customize the Settings
Customizing the settings is one of the best ways to get the most from Kodi. Kodi looks amazing in its standard form but customizing it can take the functions to the next level. It is open-source software and thus, its feel and look are completely customizable. You can easily change the user interface of the Kodi installation. Change the skins by availing the number of options available in the market.
Get a few add-ons
Jailbreaking the Firestick will make it compatible with a wide range of add-ons which makes it even better for viewing. Regardless of whether you like documentaries, live sports, or music, there is always some or another add-on present for you. Some of the popular add-ons that you can look into for Kodi are NetfliXBMC, Apple iTunes Podcasts, YouTube, SpotiMC, and so on.
Go for A Different Build
After jailbreaking a Firestick, use it for a few days till you get the hang of the device. After that, you can try other Kodi build than the one you have been using. A build is the readymade version of Kodi that comes with a brand-new skin and the best add-ons, and so much more. However, many add-ons are not legal, and you need to keep in mind the laws of the country before accessing any build.
Now that you are armed with these handy tips go ahead and jailbreak your firestick to enjoy amazing contents all at your fingertips.