I rooted my gen 2 firetv only to find it absolutely ridiculous to do so. Many apps on the Amazon side (i.e. uverse app with log in credentials) wouldn't play due to "unsecured device". The ONLY benefit I see from root, is the ability to stop forced updates. Big deal I say, as I don't believe Amazon is going to stop side loading. That works just fine without root. I unrooted my FireTV, and am now back to " normal". Another issue I see, is its constantly said that if your internet is not "fast" enough, kodi stuff won't play well. My question is why does amazone side streaming actually work beautifully, with HD sound and all, but in kodi, I struggle to keep many channels alive for more than 3-5 minutes? I'm of the belief that it's hack programming of the builds....just my opinion.
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