One of the crucial in style streaming gadgets on this planet — the Amazon FireTV Stick 4K can now be bootloader unlocked because of an exploit discovered by XDA Senior Member xyz and utilised by XDA Senior Member k4y0z.
The boot-ROM exploit isn’t precisely straightforward to carry out (it requires the consumer to open up the FireTV Stick), but when finished correctly, can unlock the bootloader of your FireTV Stick 4K, supplying you with entry to an entire lot extra energy than typical.
As defined by XDA of their put up in regards to the technique, a fundamental overview of the tactic is to open the FireTV Stick, take away the heatshield, after which brief particular factors on the motherboard. Customers can even want a patched Linux-kernel on their PC, which is obtainable within the type of a Dwell ISO, so customers can merely burn it onto a CD, or a flash drive and live-boot their system into the OS.
The method, as XDA factors out, isn’t precisely the simplest to carry out and shouldn’t be tried by freshmen. That stated, in case you’re so inclined, there’s an in depth information within the XDA Boards you could take a look at here.