Root Amazon Kindle Fire via One Click Root Process

Sanjana December 3, 2011 0

People who own an Amazon Kindle Fire can now root their device and the best part is there is no need to go through the tedious process as some Android devices of HTC go through since we will be using the One Click rooting process. This process is only applicable to Amazon Kindle Fire devices and not to any similar Amazon Products as possibilty of the process failing to work is there.

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Pre-Requisites:

It is better to backup all the data in your Kindle Fire so that in case any data is lost you can easily restore them. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Super One Click Application

Steps to Root Amazon Kindle Fire with One Click Root Process:

Step-1: Download Super One Click application, ADB to your computer and install them. After having successfully installed the SDK in your computer, navigate to the path %USERPROFILE%\.android and edit it to adb_usb.ini

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Step-2: Add “0*1949” at the end of adb_usb.ini file and save it. Go to the path or folder where you have installed android SDK and open the folder named “Google-USB_driver”. Edit the android_winusb.inf file by adding the following to (Google.NT*86) and (Google.NTamd64)

;Kindle Fire

%SingleAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_1949&PID_006

%CompositeAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_1949&PID_006&MI_01

Step-3: Save and close “android_winusb.inf” file then plug your Kindle Fire to your computer via USB cable. Open Device Manager and find “kindle” from the devices list and then select android_winusb.inf file as driver.

Step-4: Turn On the installation of applications from unknown sources so that you can tap on tap bar then select more devices. Launch command Prompt in your computer and run “adb kill-server” then try adb devices.
Now choose the “Root” option and it will be done.

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We won’t be responsible for any damage done to your device caused by updating the firmware that is unlikely to occur if you follow the instructions carefully word by word. So follow the above mentioned steps and have a safe rooting.

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