A procedure to fully unlock the Amazon Fire TV’s bootloader has been discovered. The procedure developed by dpeddi was created to unlock Amazon’s Fire HDX 8.9 tablet. Several people have confirmed the same procedure works on the Fire TV. This is different from the partial bootloader unlock created by rbox which relies on a bug to trick the device into thinking it’s unlocked. Having the bootloader fully unlocked should grant access to the full suite of fastboot commands and open up more modding options. The unlock procedure is a bit complex, but rbox has let me know that he’s working on a program that will perform the unlock procedure automatically. Once that program is complete, I’ll write a full guide. Stay tuned.
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