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    Post FireTV 1 (bueller) Prerooted Stock Images [5.2.7.3_r1]

    Was this unit out of stream for a while? I just updated a unit that has not been connected for a while and I had to go through a two steps validation to re-register it again...... read here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201819620
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    Post FireTV 2 (sloane) Prerooted Stock Images [5.2.7.6_r1]

    I can not download any of the files. Had links been removed? Firetv 1 and FireStick links are working.
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    Post can i install kodi 17.1 on 1st gen rooted fire tv 51.1.0.1

    If you have a rooted image installed on this box it will not update without installing a non-rooted image first. Now if you know how to do that then you should be able to follow info posted in previous post as well, keep root and upgrade to OS5.
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    Post can i install kodi 17.1 on 1st gen rooted fire tv 51.1.0.1

    Why not keep root and upgrade to OS5?
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    Post FireTV Stick (montoya) TWRP Recovery

    Do a factory reset, it will update to the newest s/w and root will be gone.....
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    Post Fire Stick 5.0.5.1 can't play Amazon Prime content

    Prime is part of the system menu and can not be erase as you erase an app
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    Post Fire Stick 5.0.5.1 can't play Amazon Prime content

    You have OTA updates blocked. Is it a reason why if you do not want to root it? You will not be able to reset to factory if OTA updates are blocked however if you unblock it will update to the latest s/w version and at the moment is no way to root it but you can still install Kodi. Why not...
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    Post Help With Refreshing An AFTV 2 (Runaway Memory Hog)

    Why not erase the whole system in TWRP (select all option but not USB\micro SD card) and then reinstall (do not boot after task is completed) rbox image, this should clean the whole thing. Before you do that make sure you have rbox rooted image saved on a micro SD, card is inserted in your unit...
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    Post I wiped the system in TWRP

    WARNINGS •It is extremely important you never reboot after a failure. This will most likely lead to a brick. If recovery is hung, you can use adb shell to run Code: killall recovery to restart it •It is also extremely important to never reboot after wiping /system.
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    Post FireTV 1 (bueller) TWRP Recovery

    Flash again 5.2.1.2 rooted.zip using TWRP. If you watch closer its installation you will see that su will install as well, one more thing if you lose root you will lose TWRP as well. How did you determined that you lost root?
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    Post FireTV 2 (sloane) Prerooted Stock Images [5.2.7.6_r1]

    You need to be rotted and have TRWP installed to be able to flash rbox pre-rooted images.
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    Post FireTV 1 (bueller) TWRP Recovery

    Would bootloader still be fully unlocked after installing TWRP? Reason I am asking is I do not get the same response in adb shell as before installing it. Thank you. I am answering my own question: - sending cat /proc/cmdline commend I get a return unlocked_kernel=true
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    Post unbrick firestick 2??

    Not sure what you installed but recovery has not been released for these units yet.
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    Post When is the fire stick 2 with alexa available in uk? sold out everywhere.

    Why not send an email to Amazon customer service and ask? I do not believe anyone here can answer your question.
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    Post FireTV Stick (montoya) Prerooted Stock Images [5.2.7.3_r1]

    Not sure why (when there is a specific post for FireTV 1) but that is exactly what he did.
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    Post Twrp

    re-install a rooted rom5 image from TWRP screen ---------- Post added at 01:36 PM ---------- Previous post was at 01:35 PM ---------- re-install a rooted OS5 image from TWRP screen and reboot...
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    Post FireTV Stick (montoya) TWRP Recovery

    Thank you, rbox
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    Post FireTV Stick (montoya) TWRP Recovery

    This may sound stupid but what is the default google ids? Note: I see my device (adb devices) as "###########0W0P recovery" but can figure out what address to connect to.
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    Post FireTV Stick (montoya) TWRP Recovery

    you need an adaptor http://www.aftvnews.com/how-to-connect-a-usb-keyboard-or-mouse-to-a-rooted-fire-tv-stick-with-an-otg-cable/
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    Post FireTV 2 (sloane) Prerooted Stock Images [5.2.7.6_r1]

    You need to root it first before you can install pre-rooted images.
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    Post FireTV 2 (sloane) Prerooted Stock Images [5.2.7.6_r1]

    No worry, you will not lose root by doing so.
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    Post Please help. Dead Firetv. AFTV1

    Fair enough but none of these posts mention anything regarding OS5, they are old posts that apply to OS3 only. I know this site very well ano you should had looked for latest guides on how to update to OS5 . Info was there...
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    Post Please help. Dead Firetv. AFTV1

    Point me to this link, please
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    Post Please help. Dead Firetv. AFTV1

    You should had asked questions before you did it, from what I understand from your post you installed last rooted OS5 image using CWM (OS3) without installing TWRP first even so tread specify the whole procedure on how to get there...
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    Post [GUIDE] I Rooted my Fire TV via dirtycow

    Rename apk to zip and extract su no diffence from what I posted.
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    Post [GUIDE] I Rooted my Fire TV via dirtycow

    you need to extract the SU binary file from Supersu. apk
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    Post 2x AFTV1 with Recovery dead after September 3, 2016 - 5.2.1.1_r1

    Well there is your problem. You installed an OS5 prerooted image without having upgraded your recovery to support it.
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    Post 2x AFTV1 with Recovery dead after September 3, 2016 - 5.2.1.1_r1

    What recovery did you had installed? OS3 or OS5?
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    Post Fire Tv 2 Version 5.0.5.1 (Build 537175520) "Waiting for preloader" problem.

    What driver did you install (post its entire name.inf)? PM me with an email address. I will send you the driver I installed on mine (I still believe it is a driver issue) however before installing them remove the old one, reboot, install new drivers, reboot and then run the bat file as an...
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    Post Fire Tv 2 Version 5.0.5.1 (Build 537175520) "Waiting for preloader" problem.

    Have you tried to delete all drivers, reboot and re-install them?
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    Post Fire Tv 2 Version 5.0.5.1 (Build 537175520) "Waiting for preloader" problem.

    Your best bet is still the A to A cable method for this firmware. Kingroot\Kingoroot did not work on all boxes.
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    Post [stick] kingo root'd 5.2.1.0, how chainfire SuperSU instead?

    Sure it does...you did not even bother answeringto my question in the original link but post here a blank statement...
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    Post Fire Tv 2 Version 5.0.5.1 (Build 537175520) "Waiting for preloader" problem.

    You have a FireTv2. Problem is program does not handshakes with your unit. I do not know if this will help (it should not) but connect it back to the TV and enable USB debugging under Developer Options (as cybero2912 suggested above) in Settings and then redo the whole process and post back. If...
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    Post Fire Tv 2 Version 5.0.5.1 (Build 537175520) "Waiting for preloader" problem.

    Do one more test. - start script, Firetv power off and disconnected from computer - connect it to computer - power it on (plug it into the wall) I am wondering if your cable is not a power cable only and does not carry data... Take a picture of the device manager now, it should show being...
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    Post Fire Tv 2 Version 5.0.5.1 (Build 537175520) "Waiting for preloader" problem.

    Are you running the bat file as administrator...not sure if this will change anything but give it a try also take a picture of your install drivers in Device Manager and post it here. The reason you get this "Wait for preloader" is: - drivers not installed properly - cable used is not an A to A...
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    Post FireTV 2 (sloane) Prerooted Stock Images [5.2.7.6_r1]

    It will not do any harm if you block them manually as well....
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    Post Fire Tv 2 Version 5.0.5.1 (Build 537175520) "Waiting for preloader" problem.

    Do me a favor connect everything to the computer but do not plug your FireTV yet (cord unplugged), now start the bat file and when you get the "Waiting for preloader" massage plug FireTv cord into the wall. Post back your findings
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    Post Fire Tv 2 Version 5.0.5.1 (Build 537175520) "Waiting for preloader" problem.

    Driver shows with a yellow warning for me as well. are you sure your are using a correct type cable?
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    Post [Guide] FIRE STICK Replace King/o Root with SuperSU

    Did you follow below step in the guide? I bet you did no. "If you still cant seem to manage this, delete he associated KINGOROOTS SUPERUSER manually, then right after you have installed KINGROOT and rebooted navigate to /system/xbin and delete the file daemonsu. When the script finishes run it...
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    Post First gen 51.1.3.0 upgrade to 5.0 to obtain root?

    Here you go, guide contains everything you need: http://www.aftvnews.com/start/
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    Post how best to root fire tv 2

    Should work however why not using the version directed by the guide? http://links.aftvnews.com/
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    Post Bricked my Fire TV Stick 1?

    I have no idea what you did however it will not automatically flash your zip, problem is you installed TRWP that was not meant for Firestick and overwrote its booting sequence. You most probably would had recover from your first attempt by re-installing a new image but once you tried to install...
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    Post Bricked my Fire TV Stick 1?

    Do you still have root? Is your stick responding to the su command? If so read this post: http://forum.xda-developers.com/fire-tv/help/guidance-recovering-bootloop-firetv-t3446902 If not: Try kingoroot for windows however it is a slim change in my opinion as you wrote a FireTv image to your...
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    Post Bricked my Fire TV Stick 1?

    I guess you did not read enough. At this point in time you can only root (kingoroot or kingroot) and replace root with SuperSu on a Firestick. TWRP (recovery) can not be installed because it was not released by rbox as of yet, that particular recovery\pre-rooted image is for firetv1 upgraded...