What is a Jailbroken Firestick and Is It Legal?

First let me start by saying that the Amazon Fire Tv Stick with the Alexa Voice Remote is by far the best tv media streaming stick on the market today! It has great options like Netflix, Hulu, Sling TV, and Amazon's own shows and movies. The voice remote is a great feature as well and offers some great options like 'Check the Weather'!

So, What is a 'Jailbroken' Firestick?

Well......nothing is actually jailbroken at all, that just ended up being the common term for modifying and adding apps to the stick to enhance it's use. The most common method involves a Media App named KODI. This mis-conception here is that KODI is the all you need to 'jailbreak' your firestick. It is needed for most to be the 'Main Media Player/app' that works with other apps to stream media, but it requires these other apps that source the actual content from the web.

What does it do and why would I want one?

Well, simply put, a 'Jailbroken' Firestick gives you access to stream movies, tv shows, live tv, sports, music, and more for free! In fact many are ditching their cable bills all together for the content their Firesticks are offering.

What do I need to run a Firestick?

  • a TV with an HDMI Port
  • an open outlet near your TV
  • internet with a newer fast wireless router

Is It Legal?

It is completely Legal to Own and/or 'Jailbreak' a Firestick. It is however a grey area with how you may use it. You are not downloading any illegal/copyrighted content, you are streaming it through apps that find it online. It is not much different from searching Google for a movie that is still in theaters and watching it on your phone or other device.

Should I ditch my cable tv bill for a Firestick?

It really depends. If you watch a ton of TV, you may be a little disappointed. It's not as easy to use as cable. Sometimes a movie, show, or app won't work, and there is no real guide for whats on other than searching. If you can deal with that, or don't watch that much TV, my answer would be yes! That being said, you can find almost anything you would watch on Cable/ TV, Netflix, or Hulu completely free! You can get a lot of TV Channels, but you won't get local channels for Weather and Local News. You can also continue to use any of the apps that come with the stick  (but they are paid apps).

There are many different ways to 'Jailbreak' a firestick. In fact, if you have a few hours to burn (cause it will take you a while to learn how to do it and find sources and apps that actually work), do some research online (you tube, etc.) and you could find yourself learning how to do it yourself.

If you would rather just buy a 'Jailbroken' Firestick, we suggest grabbin one from Goofbag.com! They have one of the best all around 'Builds' that is not only easy to use, but works with dozens of apps to make sure you get the most out of your stick! VIEW THEM HERE

Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote | Streaming Media Player

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  • The next generation of our bestselling Fire TV Stick. The most powerful streaming media stick under $50-now with the Alexa Voice Remote.
  • Enjoy over 15,000 apps, games, and Alexa skills including Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, YouTube, Amazon Video, NBC, WatchESPN, Disney, and more. Subscription fees may apply.
  • Launch and control content with the included Alexa Voice Remote. Simply say, "Play Game of Thrones" or "Launch Netflix" and Alexa will respond instantly. Plus, play music, find movie show times, order a pizza, and more-just ask.
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  • Fire TV supports 4K Ultra HD for true-to-life picture quality. Watch high-definition 1080p streams on Amazon Video, Netflix, YouTube, Hulu and more, even without a 4K TV.
  • Enjoy over 15,000 apps, games, and Alexa skills including access to over 300,000 TV episodes and movies on Netflix, Amazon Video, HBO NOW, Hulu, and more.
  • Launch and control content with the included Alexa Voice Remote. Simply say, "Play Game of Thrones" or "Launch Netflix" and Alexa will respond instantly. Plus, play music, find movie show times, order a pizza, and more-just ask.
  • No cable or satellite? No problem. Watch the best of live TV and sports from AMC, HGTV, ESPN, FOX, and others with a subscription to DIRECTV NOW, or top-rated primetime shows with CBS All Access.
  • Find the best way to watch with universal search results from over 140 channels and apps including Netflix, Showtime, and Amazon Video

Amazon Fire TV Game Controller

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  • Compatible with the Fire TV Stick and Amazon Fire TV (not compatibile with Amazon Fire TV Edition smart TVs)
  • Take gaming to the next level - Lets you play hundreds more games on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick than with the included remote
  • Ergonomic design - Fits naturally in your hands with precise and responsive controls so you can enjoy hours of wireless gaming
  • Instant voice search - simply speak into the controller to instantly find games, movies, and music, get information, and more
  • Stereo headphone jack - enjoy your movies, music, and games without distractions (only compatible with Fire TV 2nd generation)

2-Year Protection Plan for Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote (delivered via email)

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  • Your Protection Plan will be delivered via email as soon as the device ships
  • Only Compatible with Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote (2016 release) purchased within the last 30 days
  • Your card will be charged immediately, plan starts when device is delivered
  • Receive a replacement device 2 to 3 days after you make a valid claim
  • Make up to 3 claims during the term of your warranty

Replacement Remote for Amazon Fire TV Stick

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  • Replacement remote for Fire TV Stick (not voice operated)
  • Quickly skip to your favorite scenes with standard navigation and playback controls
  • Control your Fire TV Stick from anywhere in the room using Bluetooth

Amazon Fire TV - 1st Generation


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  • Amazon Fire TV is a tiny box you connect to your HDTV. It's the easiest way to enjoy over 250,000 TV episodes and movies on Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, and HBO NOW, plus games, music, and more.
  • With voice search, simply say the name of what you want to watch and start enjoying in seconds
  • 2 GB of memory, dedicated GPU, 1080p HD video, Dolby Audio surround sound, and Android-based Fire OS
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Alexa Voice Remote for Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick


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  • Compatible with the Fire TV Stick and Amazon Fire TV (not compatibile with Amazon Fire TV Edition smart TVs)
  • Quickly skip to your favorite scenes with standard navigation and playback controls
  • Use voice search with the built-in mic to instantly find TV shows, movies, and games
  • Ask Alexa to check sports scores or the weather, play music, and more
  • Works anywhere in the room¬†without having to point at the TV

Amazon Fire TV Stick

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  • Fire TV Stick connects to your TV's HDMI port. It's an easy way to enjoy over 4,000 channels, apps, and games including access to over 250,000 TV episodes and movies on Netflix, Amazon Video, HBO NOW, Hulu, and more.
  • Cutting the cord? Watch the best of live TV on NBC News, NBA, and Sling TV, which includes ESPN, CNN, HGTV, AMC, A&E, Cartoon Network, and more.
  • 4x the storage and 2x the memory of Chromecast plus a dual-core processor and 1 GB of memory
  • No more buffering, ASAP learns what Amazon Video movies and shows you like so they start instantly
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Certified Refurbished Amazon Fire TV Stick (Previous Generation - 1st)

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  • A Certified Refurbished Fire TV Stick is refurbished, tested, and certified to look and work like new
  • Fire TV Stick connects to your TV's HDMI port. It's an easy way to enjoy over 250,000 TV episodes and movies on Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, HBO GO, and Hulu Plus, plus games, music, and more
  • 4x the storage and 2x the memory of Chromecast plus a dual-core processor and 1 GB of memory and ASAP so the movies and shows you like start instantly
  • Fire TV Stick comes with a dedicated remote and remote app with all the controls you need to easily search, watch, and play games
  • With voice search on the free remote app or optional Fire TV Voice Remote, simply say what you want to watch and start enjoying in seconds

Roku Express - HD Streaming Player

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  • The all-new Roku Express delivers fast HD streaming at an incredible price.
  • There are no monthly rental fees for owning a Roku Express-it's so affordable, you can make every TV in your home smart.
  • Because Roku Express is from Roku, you'll get great features like an easy-to-use remote, simple navigation, and unbiased search across top channels.
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