Sep 18, 2012

[How To] Root The New Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7

How To Root The Kindle Fire HD 7

A couple of days ago, Amazon has started selling the new Amazon Kindle Fire HDs, and the refreshed Kindle Fire (that’s 2nd gen) tablets. For your information, both these tablets are shipping with locked bootloaders. Thus, you won’t be able to install custom ROMs on these devices. But, we’ve good news for you. The Kindle Fire HD 7 already rooted and here we’ll tell you how to do it. Thanks to Android Police, for making this happen.

So, if you ready to make root your Kindle Fire HD 7 tablet? Let’s get started.

Users are required to download SU from this link (zip files weighs in 1.3MB of size).

Instructions below:

First unzip the downloaded zip file, get SU from /system/bin/ and Superuser.apk from /system/app/ and put them in your current directory.

Once, you’ve done the above task, plug your Kindle Fire HD tablet into your PC and type the following commands in Command prompt:

adb shell
rm /data/local/tmp
ln -s /data/ /data/local/tmp
exit
adb reboot
adb shell
echo ‘ro.kernel.qemu=1′ > /data/local.prop
exit
adb reboot
adb shell mount -o remount,rw /system
adb push su /system/xbin/su
adb shell
chown 0.0 /system/xbin/su
chmod 06755 /system/xbin/su
rm /data/local.prop
exit
adb reboot
adb install Superuser.apk

That’s it! Enjoy your newly rooted Kindle Fire HD 7-incher.

Via: Android Police

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