Currently, the latest Amazon Fire TV software version, 126.96.36.199_user_513011520, has blocked the towelroot rooting procedure, so is therefore unrootable. The incredibly talented rbox, creator of the first Fire TV custom recovery, has released a pre-rooted version of software update 188.8.131.52_user_513011520. Read on to learn how to update any rooted Fire TV to the latest version without losing root.
- Follow my guide and install ClockworkMod Recovery.
- Download the latest Pre-Rooted Stock Software from AFTVnews.com/roms
- Follow my Custom ROM installation guide and install the pre-rooted Stock Software
- Show your appreciation by donating to rbox! He has put in a tremendous amount of time and work to make this all possible.