Is there any method to factory reset the device without turning it on ? Unless it was already backing up be prepared to. By following these simple steps, you can proceed to factory resetting your device without permanently losing all of your data. Is your tv fairly new? That was my problem. I have the same symptoms as Jerry (simple black and white Amazon logo on screen and white light on box fades in and out) which appeared about the same time. If you are using the Logitech K400 keyboard, a favorite among Fire TV owners, be sure you are also pressing the “FN” key. Earlier it was connected to two modems but now its not detecting either of them. Have you figured out what you need to do to get it fixed? Procedure to Unbrick Amazon’s Kindle Fire: Please note that just in case if you face any issues in the process of un bricking then report the same in the comments section. Unfortunately, after updating it is in recovery mode loop. The support rep refused to acknowledge there was a USB key stroke that could be used (has this feature been disabled in later boot loaders?). Despite its very low price point, the Kindle Fire tends to have solid performance and, in terms of features, is competitive with tablets in higher price ranges. You will need a USB keyboard with a Print Screen button. After many attempt I final got rooted with kingo root, checking the result I notice the kingo root had also install a supersu, I uninstall that and install the recommended supersu 1.94 by chainfire. I’ve tried different tv’s, hdmi cables, changed batteries, tried the alt I prtsc…nothing works. Those are two very different things. What happened is I was updating a customer’s rooted AFTV from “184.108.40.206” to the most recent rooted custom ROM. it never finished copying the image. While I was in the new recovery, I installed “220.127.116.11_516009820”. How did you do this part: sideloaded “18.104.22.168_514006420” and found love and laughter again. Did uou buy the new 2015 4k version on the orange box? I have the Kindle Fire HD 7.1.5 and I rooted it, installed FFF and TWRP, gave the command for reboot and now it won’t turn on at all. Well. @babetter. Usually, recovery mode is usable when you forget pattern lock or screen lock, the phone stuck in boot logo or restarts itself constantly. The USB keyboard method is the one I used. BIG THUMBS DOWN ON AMAZON SUPPORT FOR REFUSING TO ASSIST IN FIXING A PROBLEM THEY CAUSED. The remote wouldn’t work nor WiFi. Use any of the methods below to enter recovery, then proceed to the “Resetting with Recovery Mode” section below. or not ? im having the same thing windows does not recognize my device at all and its on version 6.2.1 any advice on how to get through this? Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. You can also follow these steps if, for example, you want to update your ROM but aren’t sure if you’ve unlocked your bootloader or aren’t sure if you’ve installed the boot menu. i only know how to connect my firetv to adb using ip adress when it is working good . finished. If you’re having issues with your Fire TV, this method likely will not work, but it’s worth a shot. If you believe its unlocked already, your FTV, doesn’t agree w/ you, so convince it that you’re right. I used adb to push the latest revovery on AFTV and after reboot recovery I landed in the white/ sometimes coloured Amazon Logo. I do not see any coloured logo… just a blank screen continually rebooting to another blank screen (no black and white amazon logo). Waiting for the site owner to help finish the article. For fire sticks you may use either of following two: 08/12/2018 by (the final solution) The usb keyboard combination worked when I kept the three keys held down for around 30 secs after several attempts. hiya I think it took 10/ 12 attempts to achieve a factory reset. Babette Uno The latest version comes with a voice-activated remote. CHRIS MORRIS. Then on your computer, open an adb session, and type “adb connect ip.address.of.your.device” Once you see that you’re connected, you can just type “adb sideload name_of_the_firmware” Make sure you type in the complete path of where the firmware file is located on your computer. I had a bricked FireTV non HD after the April 2016 update clashed with my side loaded firestarter. Please help. I even read somewhere about opening the case(at my own risk) and shorting a particular pin on the IC and then switching it on to boot into recovery. I ran the “Kindle Fire HD system.img Recovery Tool v1.2.3” Could you help me with this because I cant get onto my fire tv but I am able to get into clockworkmod. If that doesn’t work for you, let me know and I’ll do my best to help you sort it out. 1st gen fire tv box. I bricked it, no light nothing, only when i put male-to-male usb cable and put the power cable on the aftv the storage comes up. Second step, I’ll post back if they come up with a resolution. Crystal hackworth, I used my smart TV remote to change the network! Just tried pressing the alt, print screen & I, i switched off the power and back on with the buttons pressed, after about 10 attempts the Amazon logo flickered and went out followed by the coloured logo and the screen loaded up, but the remote wouldn’t work, powered down again, When switched back on it booted up straight away and the remote now working, very happy. So the firetv boxes tryed to update aand could not. Your post saved my bum today. Never see color logo. Sounds tuff to update. No luck on side load to cwm. I bought a FireTV yesterday and followed the simple installation instructions: Connect HDMI cable to FireTV and plug it into HDMI port on TV, connect power adapter, plug into AC, turn on TV and follow easy steps…. Your help would be much appreciated! Ot should start up as usual. AND IF YOU HAVE THE HUEVOS, IT’S A GREAT IDEA TO DO THE FULL BOOTLOADER UNLOCK BEFORE YOU START MESSING AROUND. But I kept reading and kept crying. Your email address will not be published. After I installed an app on it, it started to boot loop, I only see the white screen with orange fire tv, and it keeps rebooting. Is there anything I can do? And the third section shows you exactly what to do to reset a bricked Fire TV back to life. Here are the steps I took to un-brick the device: First step, Pray Second step, I ordered a “factory cable” from China on Ebay (5 ft MicroUSB Factory Cable for Amazon Kindle Fire 2 Kindle Fire HD Kindle Fire ). On Android phones, for example, you usually enter recovery by holding a specific combination of buttons while the device boots. Once you are done with the selection entry, press “Enter” to proceed after which within a span of around 10 minutes, the device will be rebooting and there you go you have successfully unbricked the device. Yogesh Arora How can I send the 22.214.171.124_514006420 updated when I have to use the USB port for the keyboard in order to control CWM? I know he’s on XDA! Have any other helpful Kindle Fire troubleshooting tips? Keep in mind that the Factory Reset can take some time. But not to worry as in the due course of the article we will check out on how you can get back your Amazon’s Kindle Fire. UPDATE: @yogiwake. If you are using a new remote, restart Fire TV Stick and pair the remote by holding the home button for at least 20 seconds. Frooze once, more attempts and I got back to home navigated using the keyboard cursor aka arrow keys and managed to factory reset. Joseph Campanaro. Select Wipe Data / Factory Reset and press the Power button. You shouldn't do anything but wait. IS THERE A WAY TO BRING A NEW BOOTLOADER; FIRMWARE; RECOVERY TO THE DEVICE USING THE eMMC? Once you see the menu, use the arrow keys on the keyboard to highlight the factory reset option and hit enter. I took the new unit home, plugged it in and had the SAME problem. Now I am completely stuck as after factory reset when the firestick started its stuck on the start up screen asking me to pair the remote and I am unable to do any thing.