Kindle Fire

How to Root Amazon Kindle Fire any Version with UnRoot Option

kindle fire logoKindle Fire got Rooted again, yes you have heard it right. After the recent update of 6.2 which Kindle Fire has got, the Amazon has blocked all the Rooting access and rooting tools and instead blocked them all. In the last article we saw on how to Root Amazon kindle Fire but unfortunately this didn’t work for most of the users and in the due course of this article we will check out the same with improved additives which will surely root your Amazon Kindle fire easily. It’s our humble request that please follow all the instructions properly or else you may face issues as you will not be able to root the device. This update not only works on the Firmware 6.2.1 but also works on all the firmware versions of Kindle Fire. We just hope that Amazon doesn’t come with a new update which will make this rooting procedure inactive.

Disclaimer: At Android Advices, we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your Kindle FIRE.

So, let’s directly head to the list of instructions which you need to follow so as to root the same. Please note that Rooting will void the warranty and once your device is rooted successfully, you may or may not receive the Official firmware update push from Amazon. As of now this procedure can only be applied on the Windows 7 based computers.

Pre Requisites before Rooting:

  • Backup all your data present in your device memory by appropriate ways as there is a possibility that the data may get lost.

Notes – Backup in the mail so that you can then restore manually

Videos, Images, Videos & Files etc.– Copy to your computer,

  • Ensure that the device is left with the minimum of 60% so as to ensure that the device doesn’t turn Off in the middle of firmware update.
  • Enable the installation of applications from the path Settings > More > Device > Allow installation of Applications and tap on “ON”. So, that’s it you can now proceed to the procedure to root the Amazon Kindle Fire.

Procedure to Root Amazon Kindle Fire:

  • First up you need to download and install the Android SDK in your computer. Please note that as of now you can only install this in your Windows based computer.
  • Now, after installing Android SDK in your computer, you need to navigate to [your user name]/.android folder after which you need to edit “adb_usb.ini” file and add the below mentioned code at the end of the code.

    0x1949

  • After this, you need to Close and save the file. Now, you will need to find the folder where the SDK was installed and open the Google-USB_driver folder. Now, in this folder, you need to find the file which is named as android_winusb.inf and add the following code to both the [Google.NTx86] and [Google.NTamd64].

    ;Kindle Fire

    %SingleAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_1949&PID_0006

    %CompositeAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_1949&PID_0006&MI_01

  • Now, you need to save and close the file. After this, you need to connect your Amazon Kindle Fire to your computer using the USB port. Now, navigate to the Device Manager in your Windows based computer and then select “Other devices”  to find the Amazon Kindle Fire to choose the file android_winusb.inf file.
  • Now, Download KindleRoot.apk file as well as Superuser.zip file from here to your computer and move the same to your device. Also, if possible download and install the ES File Explorer in your device. Disconnect the device from the computer if connected.
  • Open the Kindle Fire Root apk file in your phone and then you need to tap on the “Root”.  Now, unzip the Superuser.zip file which you downloaded in your PC and move the extracted files to your adb folder. In your SDK Folder, there will be a folder called “platform-tools”.

Rootzwiki and Android central root kindle

  • Now, connect the Amazon kindle Fire tablet to the computer with the Original USB cable and open the command prompt in the adb folder and type in the following commands.

    adb root

    adb remount

    adb push su /system/xbin/su

    adb shell chown 0.0 /system/xbin/su

    adb shell chmod 06755 /system/xbin/su

    adb install com.noshufou.android.su-1.apk

    adb reboot

  • After this you need to reboot your Amazon Kindle Fire which will then be rooted.
  • Please note that just in case if the device is constantly getting the “Device Not Found” error while entering the above mentioned commands you will need to refer all the steps from the start.

So, there you go you have now successfully rooted your Kindle Fire. Do let us know just in case if you face any issues in the comments section below as we will ensure that all the issues are addressed at the earliest.

Credits : AndroidCentral & RootzWiKI

6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. idris

    May 6, 2013 at 7:16 pm

    please help icant find the file named adb_usb.ini

  2. Rimi

    March 5, 2012 at 4:47 pm

    Hi Neal,

    the adb_usb file in my .android folder has only a single line of text. Is that correct and should I proceed with the modification of the file?

  3. Kieran Colfer

    January 8, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    Hi,

    I have this done now and it looks like it’s running, but whenever I start the kindle or try to use su I get an error: “the application Superuser (process com.noshufou.android.su) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again.” It looks like it’s working but I still can’t use it to do things like install the android market. Should I try reinstalling it?

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 8, 2012 at 11:44 pm

      go to manage apps and clear the cache of that app!

  4. Acastellan

    December 31, 2011 at 2:35 am

    Buenas tardes, 1. ¿ realizo todo el procedimiento en la Kindle Fire y me da error ( failed to copy adb push su / sistema / xbin / su : out of memory ) ?
    2. ¿ en el comando adb devices la unica manera que reconoce el dispositivo es con el AVD manager y correr el emulador 5554, es normal.?

    muchas gracias por su ayuda

    • Pradeep Neela

      January 1, 2012 at 11:15 am

      SÍ FUNCIONÓ DE EE.UU., hay que probar la última versión

      Sí, sólo con el Banco Asiático de Desarrollo se puede establecer la conexión

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