Fire TV Sticks running software version 22.214.171.124 or older were rootable with a utility called Kingo Root. As is expected, the new 126.96.36.199 software update has blocked the available rooting method. There is currently no way to root a Fire TV 1, Fire TV 2, or Fire TV Stick running the latest 188.8.131.52 software version. There is a chance a new rooting method for the Fire TV 1 will emerge, because it is vulnerable to the QuadRooter exploit, but nothing has been developed yet.
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