Flakie’s Page for the Fire TV Stick 4K
I am a big fan of the 4K hardware but not so much on the Amazon launcher and some of their other software.
The only Amazon apps I use are Amazon Music, Amazon Photos and Prime Video, though I am not particuarly fond of the apps for these.
For this reason I have been using alternative Launchers for some time.
My favourite launcher at the moment is Wolf Launcher (but I have tried many different ones).
The Firestick 4K can have the bootloader unlocked.
This opens up lots of extra possibilites for the 4K including root access for it.
Root access has made it possible to disable or complety remove the Amazon Launcher (which is what I prefer to do).
Use the Firestick 4K menu above to explore how to unlock and root the 4K and how to install a custom launcher.
The Video Tutorials contain instructions to unlock, root and then delete the Amazon launcher.
Thanks and Credits
My Firestick 4K pages could not exist without the generosity and skills of a great many people in the programming community.
My own app (Flakie’s ABD GUI ) would never have seen the light of day if it were not for the help and coding advice I got from more experienced developers.
This section is dedicated to those who go out of their way to provide us with code that enable us to make our firesticks (and other devices) so amazing.
This is my personal thank you to them for making their code available to all (feel free to visit their project pages and please give them thanks).
In no particular order I give thanks to:
xda Senior Member, tsynik – For the AFTV Magisk Module, although no longer fully using it, it did provide the useful apps, LeanKey Keyboard, File Explorer and the fun Yo Window.
tsynik Member Profile and Project URL
Github coder, rom1v – For the excellent scrcpy remote control app.
rom1v Member Profile and Project URL
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