Amazon has decided to disable FireStarter and FiredTV Launcher through an app blacklist in their new 188.8.131.52 software update. If you have a rooted device, here is how to disable the app blacklist and restore blocked apps.
- Connect to your device via ADB.
- Enter ADB shell by running the command:
- Enter root by running the command:
- Disable the blacklist by running the command:
pm disable com.amazon.tv.settings/com.amazon.tv.settings.tv.AppDisableService
- If you have FireStarter installed, re-enable it by running the command:
pm enable de.belu.firestarter
If you have FiredTV installed, re-enable it by running the command:
pm enable com.altusapps.firedtvlauncher
If you have OnBootKodi installed, re-enable it by running the command:
pm enable com.xtraordinair.onbootkodi
- Blocked apps will now work again and shouldn’t be disabled anymore, even after you reboot. You will need to repeat this guide if you ever perform a factory reset.
- Exit root by running the command:
- Now exit shell by running the command:
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6/7/17 Guide tested and updated to include OnBootKodi, which is the 3rd app to be blacklisted by Amazon.