How to Jailbreak a FireStick (February 2020)


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 2020’s jailbreak method demonstrated here also works on FireStick 4K, Fire TV, and Fire TV Cube.

For an amazing streaming experience, make sure you follow everything step-by-step as shown in this guide.

jailbreak firestickAmazon 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.

Disclaimer: We do not encourage or promote streaming copyrighted content. Please be a good just of your actions.

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 Store.

You can think of jailbreaking 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.

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 FireStick 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 the root access of your FireStick OS 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 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 in 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 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, and Fire TV Cube. I will also show you how to use Jailbroken FireStick in the later section of this guide. Stay tuned.

Attention FireStick Users: Read before you continue

Governments and ISPs across the world monitor their users' online activities. If found streaming copyrighted content on your Fire TV Stick, you could get into serious trouble. Currently, your IP is visible to everyone. I strongly recommend you to get a good FireStick VPN and hide your identity so that your movie viewing experience doesn’t take a bad turn.

I use ExpressVPN which is the fastest and most secure VPN in the industry. It is very easy to install on any device including Amazon Fire TV Stick. Also, it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you don't like their service, you can always ask for a refund. ExpressVPN also has a special deal where you can get 3 months free and save 49% on annual plan.

Here are the reasons why you must use a VPN all the time.

Read: How to Install and Use Best VPN for FireStick

Step 1: 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

how to jailbreak a firestick

2. Highlight the menu bar on the top and navigate to Settings on the far right

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3. Now, choose the option My Fire TV

my fire tv settings

4. On the following window, open the item Developer Options

click developer options

5. First, switch ON the option ADB Debugging

turn on adb debugging

6. Next, switch ON the option Apps from Unknown Sources

This gives you permission to download apps from outside the Amazon App Store.

amazon firestick jailbroken

7. You must now see this prompt with a message

Go ahead and choose Turn On in order to continue

turn on apps from unknown sources

8. Press the back button on the Amazon Fire TV remote

It will take you back to the Settings window.

Open Preferences

open firestick preferences

9. Open Privacy Settings

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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

modify privacy settings

11. Press the back button one time. You should now be back to the Preferences window

Click Data Monitoring

data monitoring

12. Now, turn OFF Data Monitoring on the next screen

turn off data monitoring

Step 2: Install APK Downloader on FireStick

Jailbreaking is all about installing the third-party APKs on FireStick device for free streaming. The Amazon App Store does not have these apps. To install third-party apps, you need a facilitating app. 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.

Note: We are not using ES File Explorer anymore as it has gone premium and charges $9.99 per month

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 again

how to jailbreak a firestick

2. Select the Search option available in the top-left corner of your Fire TV (it is the lens icon you need to choose)

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3. On this Search window, type the name of the app Downloader

Click Downloader in the search suggestions displayed on the Amazon FireStick window

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4. Click the Downloader icon on the next screen

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5. Choose Download (or Get) on the window that appears next

click download

6. Wait for the Downloader app to download and then install

Click Open to launch the Downloader app

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7. Dismiss any prompts that are displayed when you use the Downloader app for the first time

You will start by clicking the section of the app highlighted in the image below (where it says http://)

downloader app

Step 3: Jailbreak Firestick

Now, we will start installing different apps starting with Kodi. 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, 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 FireStick with Kodi using the Downloader app that you just downloaded from the Amazon Store. Here are the steps:

1. Open Downloader. Click the URL textbox where it says http://

how to jailbreak firestick with downloader

2. When this window is displayed, enter the following URL

Click GO

download jailbreak apk for firestick

3. Wait for the Downloader app to download the Kodi 18 Leia APK

downloading kodi apk on fire tv stick

4. Click Install when the file has downloaded

installing kodi apk to jailbreak fire tv stick

5. Wait for the Kodi APK to install

installing kodi with downloader

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.

how to jailbreak firestick with downloader

7. Kodi 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.

this is what a jailbroken firestick 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 the 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: Power ON your Fire TV / Stick and go to the “Search” option on the extreme left. Now type “Expressvpn” (without quotes) in the search bar and select ExpressVPN when it shows up in the search results

install expressvpn on jailbroken firestick

Step 3: Click “Download” to install the ExpressVPN app for Fire TV / Stick.

get vpn jailbroken firestick

Step 4: Open the app and enter your login credentials which you created while buying the ExpressVPN subscription. Click “Sign in”

login expressvpn on firestick

Step 5: 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.

connect expressvpn on fire stick

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 Addons or Builds.

Kodi Addons

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 addons.

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 & 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.

Install Venom on Kodi

2. Covenant (Movies & Shows): Covenant is another quality addon to have in your inventory. This addon has recently been revived and works great for Movies, Shows, and other on-demand content. Give it a try!

Install Covenant on Kodi

3. Exodus Redux (Movies & Shows): Exodus Redux is probably the most popular Kodi addon presently. This addon offers a huge content catalog and pulls lots of working streams.

Install Exodus Redux on Kodi

4. Limitless (Multipurpose): If you are looking for an all-in-one addon for Movies, Shows, Live TV, Documentaries, Sports, and various extras, try Limitless. It is a lightweight addon that works great on FireStick

Install Limitless on Kodi

5. Descent (Multipurpose): Descent is yet another all-in-one addon that deserves some attention. This addon is fairly new as compared to other addons, but it is doing a phenomenal job pulling top quality links.

Install Descent on Kodi

Kodi Builds

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. No Limits Magic: With millions of users, No Limits is probably the most popular Kodi build. 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!

Install Kodi No Limits Build

2. Xontech 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.

Install Xontech Build on Kodi

3. Titanium Build: This build is the part of the popular Supreme Builds Wizard. Titanium is a lightweight build that works great on all the Kodi supported devices. It features many popular addons for all your streaming needs.

Install Titanium Build on Kodi

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 FireStick (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:

  1. Go to Settings > My Fire TV
  2. Open Developer Options
  3. Turn on Apps from Unknown Sources
  4. Go back to the Settings page
  5. Open Preferences > Privacy Settings
  6. Disable Device Usage Data
  7. Disable Collect App Usage Data
  8. Go to the home screen of your Fire Stick
  9. Select the Search tool in the top-left corner
  10. Type ES File Explorer using Remote of your FireStick/ Fire TV/ Fire TV Cube
  11. Click ES File Explorer when shows up in the search results
  12. Click Download
  13. Wait while ES File Explorer is downloaded and installed
  14. Click Open to run ES File Explorer app
  15. On the right part of the ES File Explorer, select and click the icon Downloader
  16. Click +New at the bottom
  17. Enter the URL in the Path field. Enter a name in the Name field
  18. Click Download Now
  19. When the Kodi APK file has downloaded, click Open file
  20. Click Install on the next prompt
  21. Scroll down to the bottom right of the next window and click Install again
  22. 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
  • Typhoon APK

Live TV + Sports

  • Mobdro
  • OLA
  • HDStreamz

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!

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 one of the most popular third-party jailbreak apps 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 (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 –

Press the Play/Pause button on the remote or click GO

download movies app on firestick

3. Wait for the Cinema HD APK file download to finish

free movies on amazon fire stick

4. Click Install next

click install

5. Wait for Cinema HD APK to install

wait for the installation

7. Click Open when the Cinema HD Fire Stick jailbreak app has installed

firestick jailbreak

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.

8. If this is the first run, click Allow when prompted

how to jailbreak amazon fire stick with cinema apk

9. Go ahead and click Install to upgrade to the latest version if prompted

10. Click Accept on this Disclaimer popup

cinema app

11. Click OK on this Changelog window

cinema app change log

Now, here is the Cinema HD app for you. This is the main screen where you will find the TV Shows

home screen cinema hd

To sort the content by genres or categories, click the upside-down triangle on the top

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Choose from categories like Popular, Trending, Top Rated, etc.

how to use jailbroken firestick with cinema apk

The Search option and year-filter are in the top-right corner of the screen

cinema search icon

Looking for Movies instead? Click the 3-line option in the top-left corner to open this dropdown menu

click menu

Click Movies here


To customize or set up Cinema APK HD, click Settings in the dropdown menu.

cinema settings

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

click real debrid

You see this window with the authorization/activation code

Use your computer or mobile web browser and go to

Sign in with your Real Debrid account and enter the code you see on your FireStick screen

jailbreak amazon fire tv

Upon successful authorization, you would see ‘Real-Debrid authorized’

how to use jailbroken firestick

Typhoon TV APK (Movies & Shows)

Typhoon TV is one of the newer jailbreak apps for on-demand content. However, despite being new, it has made quite a name for itself.

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.

Typhoon 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 Typhoon TV on FireStick:

1. Open the Downloader app on your device

Click the section of the main screen where it says http://

downloader homepage

2. Type in the following source URL:

Click GO

typhoon app download link

3. Wait for the Typhoon TV APK to download

wait for the download

4. Choose Install when this prompt is displayed

jailbreaking firestick with typhoon tv

5. Wait for the Typhoon TV app to install

installing typhoon jailbreak application

6. Click Open when this FireStick jailbreak app has installed

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7. Click Allow to grant the necessary permission to Typhoon TV

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8. Click OK on this changelog prompt

typhoon change log

9. Choose the desired default video player. I recommend using MX Player

This can be changed later in the Typhoon TV Settings.

choose default player

10. When prompted, click Accept on this disclaimer popup

typhoon disclaimer popup

This would be the main window of the Typhoon TV app. On the main screen, the app displays the TV Shows first. However, this can be changed through the app settings

typhoon homescreen

You may also quickly toggle between Movies and Shows from the app menu

Click the 3-line icon in the top-left corner

typhoon settings

Choose Movies in the options

click movies

Here is the screen with movies

By default, movies from the ‘Most Popular’ category is displayed first

free movies app for jailbroken firestick

Click the upside-down triangle on the top to choose more categories

app to watch movies on jailbroken fire stick

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)

search on typhoon tv

Let us take a quick look at the Typhoon 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

click settings

As I said, you can change the default player from the Settings

change default player

Scroll down to the Real-Debrid section

Click Login to Real-Debrid

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When this window is displayed, note down the authorization code

Go to in a web browser and enter this code

You may need to log in to your Real Debrid account

real debrid authorization

When the authorization is complete, the status changes to Logged in

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Typhoon TV set up is now complete and ready to stream your favorite content.

Mobdro (for Live TV)

Mobdro 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 Mobdro:

1. Run the Downloader app on FireStick and click the text box that says http://

jailbreak firestick for live tv channels

2. Enter the URL

Click GO or press the Play/Pause button on the remote

free live tv on amazon fire tv stick

3. Wait for the Mobdro APK file while it is downloaded

downloading live tv apk

4. Click Install when prompted

install mobdro jailbreak app

5. Wait while the Mobdro jailbreak app for FireStick is installed

wait for the installation

6. Click Open when the app has installed

mobdro on firestick installed

7. Click Agree when prompted. This prompt appears only when you run the app the first time after installation

mobdro homescreen

8. Click Allow when this prompt appears

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This is the main window of the Mobdro app


You can see various categories on the top including Channels, News, Shows, Movies, Sports, etc.

The Channels category is where you will find all your channels in one place. You can use the other categories to explore channels genre-wise.

channels list

This is how the list of channels looks like. Just click a channel and start streaming.

popular tv channels on firestick

If you are looking for any specific channel, go back to the home screen of Mobdro and click the Search icon in the top-left corner

search channels

This app is now ready to use.

OLA TV (for Live TV & Sports)

OLA TV 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 including Baseball, Golf, Basketball, Football, Soccer, etc.

Ola TV 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 Ola TV 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://

jailbreak firestick with ola tv

2. Type in the following URL on this screen:

Click GO or press the Play/Pause button on the remote

enter the url

3. Wait for a few seconds until the OLA TV jailbreak firestick app file is downloaded

jailbroken fire stick

4. Click Install when you see this window

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5. Wait for the installation of Ola TV

wait for the installation

6. Click OPEN to start the app

jailbroken firestick with ola tv

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

channels on firestick

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

live tv channels on jailbroken fire stick 4k

This is how to jailbreak FireStick with the OLA TV app.

HD Streamz (Sports)

While HD Streamz has a compelling list of live TV channels, it is best known for its collection of sports channels.

This app features tons of sports channels from the USA as well as other parts of the world. You can watch Baseball, Basketball, Tennis, Wrestling, and more.

In addition to the sports channels, you can also browse your favorite channels in various other categories including Entertainment, Music, Movies, and Kids.

HD Streamz 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 with HD Streamz:

1. Go to the Downloader application on your FireStick and open it

how to watch live sports on a jailbroken amazon firestick

2. Type in the following URL

Press play/pause button on your remote or click Go

how to jailbreak a firestick with hd streamz

3. Wait for the HD Streamz APK file to download in order to jailbreak FireStick

wait for the apk download

4. Click Install when prompted

install hd streamz app

5. Wait for HD Streamz app installation to finish

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6. Click OPEN to continue

click OPEN

7. Click Allow when you see this popup message


This is the main screen of the HD Streamz 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’

fire stick jailbreak channels

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.

sports channels

Just choose the channel you want to watch and start streaming.

You can look up for a channel by its name. Just click the Search option in the top-right corner.

how to jailbreak and use a firestick

This is how to use HD Streams 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 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 Amazon 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:

Click Go

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3. Choose Open when the app has installed

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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

aptoide home screen

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.

Here are our top picks from the list for live movies, tv, sports, and more:

Sapphire Secure: For as low as $5 per month, Sapphire Secure gives you access to nearly 4000 channels from all over the world. The service also features a dynamic Electronic Program Guide (EPG) to remain up to date with the schedule.

Install Sapphire Secure on FireStick

Sportz TV: Sportz TV offers tons of cable-TV channels from the USA, UK, and other countries. Plenty of channels stream in full HD resolution. Monthly plans start at $9.95 per month and you get support for at least 2 devices.

Install Sportz TV on FireStick

Nitro TV: This IPTV service gives you access to more than 6000 cable-TV channels from all over the world for just $20 per month (2 connections). You can install Nitro TV APK on FireStick. It also supports the M3U playlist, allowing you to use it with many IPTV Players.

How to install Nitro TV

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to Jailbreak a Firestick?

Jailbreaking is a completely FREE process. While jailbreaking, you sideload certain apps that give you access to unlimited movies, shows, live TV, etc. at no cost.

What does it mean to jailbreak a FireStick?

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.

Can you get in Trouble for Jailbreaking a FireStick?

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, 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.

What Can you Watch on a Jailbroken FireStick?

You can watch almost anything you want with your 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.

What does a Jailbroken FireStick Do?

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 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.

Is it safe to jailbreak FireStick?

Technically speaking, what I demonstrated in this guide is not truly a jailbreak. The real jailbreaking process requires tweaking an OS 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.

Do I lose the warranty on Amazon FireStick when I Jailbreak it?

You do not lose or void FireStick warranty as all you are doing is installing an app and not making any changes to the device software or hardware.

What channels are on a Jailbroken FireStick?

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.

Does jailbreaking slow down my Amazon FireStick?

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.

How to Jailbreak FireStick 4K?

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.

How to jailbreak FireStick without the Amazon account?

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 the Amazon account. Hence, there is no way to jailbreak the device without the Amazon Account.

Should I buy a fully loaded Fire Stick?

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.

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