Fire TV stick hack to access unlimited FREE streams
Set up simply and in around 5 minutes
You will need
- Amazon Fire TV Stick.
- Android mobile device. Tablet or phone.
- Amazon account.
Step one - Connect your Fire TV Stick to the TV
Plug the provided USB lead in to the USB socket on your TV, if you don't have a USB socket on your TV then you will need to use the 3 pin plug provided and plug in to a power supply. Connect the other end of the USB lead in to the Fire TV Stick.
Plug the Fire TV Stick in to one of your HDMi inputs on your TV. If your TV is wall mounted then you may need to use the small flexible extender lead provided. Turn your TV on and select the appropriate HDMi source channel so you are greeted with the Amazon Fire TV Stick welcome screen.
Place the provided batteries in to the small remote control. Note that the batteries will both sit in the remote the same way up unlike conventional handsets.
Work through the set up on screen until you arrive at the main menu.
Step 2 - Hack the Fire TV Stick
Download and install these two apps on to your Android mobile device.
On the Fire TV Stick main menu select "Settings" , "System" and then "Developer Options"
From the next menu set "ADB debugging" to ON and "Apps from Unknown Sources" to ON
You need to find the IP address of the Fire TV Stick next.
Go to "Settings", "System" and then "About"
Take your Android device that you just installed the two apps on and launch Apps 2 Fire.
Scroll across the text and select "Setup".
Enter the IP address from your Fire TV Stick in the text area and select Save.
Stay with Apps 2 Fire.
Scroll across the text and select "Local Apps".
Scroll down the list of apps and select "appy".
The app will be sent to the Fire TV Stick and when you get the Sent notification on your mobile device your are done.
Step 4 - Set up the super streaming & gaming app
Pick up the Fire TV Stick remote and from the main menu select "Settings", "Applictions" and "Manage all Installed Applications".
Scroll through the list of installed apps and select "appy" and "Launch".
When the apps launches enter your email and enjoy the streaming and gaming fun.
Keep using appy from your Fire TV Stick. It will check for any updates that you may need and will install them for you before launching.