Custom Launcher On Amazon 4K Firestick /2nd Gen Cube (September 2020)

Why is this needed?

It seems that Amazon are constantly trying to block us from taking control of our devices. A custom launcher is agreat way to speed up the device and also not see any sponsored content. If you custom launcher has stopped working then follow the steps below

Steps:

  1. Enable installation from Unknown Sources on your device
  2. Ensure you have ADB debugging enabled
  • Remove any previous versions of Fire TV Settings / FTV Launch X
  • Using downloader to install the 2 APK from the bottom of this page
  • Go to your apps library and open up Wolf Launcher (You must do this once)

  • Press the home key and now open up the Launcher Manager

Click on Disable Stock Launcher you will see:

Click on Always Allow and then OK

You can now press the home key and you will go straight to your custom launcher

If you want to access your native Fire TV Settings, open up this settings application

You can then use any of the shortcuts at the bottom of the Launcher manager

Make sure you custom launcher is selected and hit save. Press the home key and you should see your custom launcher

How to go back to default launcher

Open up Launcher Manager

Select “Enable Stock Launcher”

Select Uninstall

Press the home key

Software Needed

  1. TDUK-Launcher-Manager 1.0
  2. Wolf Launcher (September Update)

See the process in action here