Fire TV 1 Rooting, Recovery, and ROM Guide: KingRoot Method

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The Fire TV 1 running software versions 5.0.3 and 5.0.5 is rootable using a rooting utility called KingRoot. To root, install a custom recovery, and update to the latest pre-rooted ROM, follow these steps:

  1. [Optional, but recommended] Block updates using method 4 of this guide.
  2. Root using KingRoot by following this guide.
  3. Block updates using method 1 of this guide.
  4. Install TWRP custom recovery by following this guide.
  5. Install the latest pre-rooted ROM by following this guide.
  6. [Optional, but recommended] Block updates using method 5 of this guide, which remains in effect after a factory reset, and perform a factory reset to get rid of all the junk that KingRoot installed by following this guide.

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