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TROYPOINT Year in Review – Top Posts for 2022

troypoint year in review 2022As 2022 comes to a close it’s time to look back at the year it was in the cord-cutting world and beyond.

We will detail our most visited tutorials, news posts, and TROYPOINT Insider Topics that cover everything that happened this year.

A special thank you to all of our followers, subscribers, and everyone who visited the site this year. WE APPRECIATE YOU!

Your continued support keeps the free content and tutorials coming. THANK YOU!

2022 was filled with tons of noteworthy items in the cord-cutting industry.

We have broken down our most popular guides this year into 3 Categories: Tutorials, News Posts, and TROYPOINT Insider Topics.

If you missed any of these earlier in the year, make sure to check them out as many of them may improve your streaming experience.

Top Posts 2022 – TROYPOINT Tutorials

1. Surfshark Earns #1 VPN Ranking by TROYPOINT

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After thoroughly testing Surfshark VPN for months and months, TROYPOINT officially moved it to our #1 VPN Spot in August 2022.

Surfshark is hands down the Best VPN for cord-cutters with advanced settings, ultra security, and more.

It supports unlimited devices and offers a Kill-Switch for streaming devices including the Amazon Firestick.

All of these bundled with an affordable price point are what helped us move it to the top VPN spot.

Surfshark Earns #1 VPN Ranking

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2. Best Kodi Addons

Best Kodi Addons

We always keep our readers up to date on everything Kodi related including Kodi addons.

There have been numerous new addons that have made their way to our list since the beginning of the year.

Best Kodi Addons

3. How to Jailbreak a Firestick

Jailbreak Firestick


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Our Jailbreak Firestick guide continues to be one of our most visited articles on the TROYPOINT site.

“Jailbreaking” an Amazon Firestick/Fire TV allows for the installation of 3rd party apps for movies, tv shows, games, tools, and more!

The Amazon Firestick was still the most popular streaming device in 2022 and we expect this trend to continue in 2023.

How to Jailbreak a Firestick or Fire TV

4. How to Install the Best VPN on Firestick/Android TV

best vpn for firestick

Our detailed Firestick VPN tutorial was used by millions to learn how to install and use the Best VPN for their streaming device.

This guide was updated in 2022 with Surfshark VPN which was crowned the top VPN Provider for cord-cutters by TROYPOINT.

Best VPN for Firestick and Android TV

Top Posts 2022 – News Stories

1. Developer Options Missing from Firestick Devices

Developer Options Setting Removed by Amazon

Many Firestick and Fire TV users have noticed their Developer Options toggle is missing from Settings.

Luckily, this setting is still available within My Fire TV which we show in our video and screenshot guide below.

How to Enable Developer Options on Firestick and Fire TV

2. These 20 Passwords are the Most Leaked on the Dark Web

common passwords leaked on dark web

A study in 2022 noted the top 20 common passwords that are leaked on the dark web.

Passwords are commonly leaked on the dark web by hackers, app developers, and more.

Check out the passwords in our list below. Do you use any of these??

20 Most Common Passwords Leaked on the Dark Web

3. Operator of TVAddons Kodi Repository Agrees to Pay $19.5 Million

TVAddons Kodi Repository to Pay $19.5 Million

Adam Lackman, who operated and ran the TVAddons Kodi Repository was ordered to pay nearly $20 million in damages.

TVAddons was one of the most popular Kodi repositories ever created and has been under legal fire since 2019.

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Operator of TVAddons to Pay $19.5 Million

4. Is Streaming Illegal in the United States?

is streaming illegal

This is a question we receive daily on the TROYPOINT website.

Streaming in the US is considered a gray area from a legal stance, however, we do our best to answer this question in our detailed article below.

Is Streaming Illegal in the US?

Top Posts 2022 – TROYPOINT Insider

troypoint insider

The TROYPOINT Insider is one of the most valuable resources for cord-cutters anywhere.

This Forum is a fabulous place to find answers for all things streaming-related that may not be covered on the TROYPOINT website.

Best of all, TROYPOINT Patrons get access to exclusive guides, tutorials, giveaways, and much more.

1. How to Block Amazon Fire TV Updates

2. VPNSafetyDot Now Requires Paid Subscription

3. BuzzTV X5 Review

4. Adding Pluto TV and Other URLs to TiviMate

Thanks for following TROYPOINT and have a great new year!

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