How to Jailbreak a Firestick and Stream Safely in 2024

Abeerah Hashim  - Security Expert
Last updated: January 15, 2024
Read time: 30 minutes

Want to enjoy free TV shows, movies, local channels, and more on your favorite streaming device? Learn all about jailbreaking Firestick in three easy and safe ways in this article.

Amazon Firestick is a small and portable media player. You can plug it into your TV’s HDMI port and convert an ordinary TV into a Smart TV, streaming YouTube and Netflix content. However, for accessing the entire content you want, you need to do some tweaks in the device configurations – “jailbreak” a firestick. Firestick jailbreaking is a tricky process that allows complete control of the device, evading limitations in downloading third-party apps from other resources. This guide includes the stepwise technique which you can follow to jailbreak Firestick safely and enjoy streaming your favorite programs.

Read along to learn how to jailbreak a Firestick without compromising your online privacy.

How to jailbreak Firestick – Quick guide

Are you short on time to read the full guide? Don’t worry. Here’s a quick summary of the steps you should take to jailbreak your Firestick, Fire TV, or any other Fire device.

  1. Enable downloading apps from other sources. For this, go to Settings > My Fire TV > Developers Options > Apps from Unknown Sources. Turn “On” this feature.
  2. Install the Downloader app. You can get it from Amazon app store.
  3. Download your desired app using Downloader. Simply type the exact APK path in the Downloader app, and proceed to install it.
  4. Use the sideloaded app. You can easily find the newly downloaded app in the apps list.

And this is it. You have not only jailbroken your Firestick but have also sideloaded your favorite app most easily.