How To Root Amazon’s Kindle Fire Using SuperOneClick (Guide)

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The kindle fire, one of the new tablets in town is being thought of as a major competitor to the king of tablets, the iPad. Kindle fire the new tablet from Amazon is a serious threat to iPad and now to add to that threat, Kindle fire can be rooted. Yes folks, if you own a kindle fire go ahead and root it.

Kindle fire root

For those of you who do not know what root is, well basically it lets you install all other stuff which does not come by default, when we say other stuff we mean simply everything, even whole new versions of Android. So basically if you root your kindle fire you can install the honeycomb (3.0-3.2) or the brand new shiny Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) when it comes out.

Root Kindle Fire Using SuperOneClick

This method will show you how to root kindle fire using SuperOneClick 2.2

Download SuperOneClick

Download Android SKD

Before we begin you must already have the SKD to be able to get Android Debug Bridge (adb) running. If you haven’t got one download from the above link

Now go to %USERPROFILE%\.android and edit the adb_usb.ini and add this to the end of the file and save:


Now head over to where you have the sdk at and open the google-usb_driver folder and edit android_winusb.inf and add this to the [Google.NTx86] section and [Google.NTamd64] section:

;Kindle Fire
%SingleAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_1949&PID_0006
%CompositeAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\VID_1949&PID_0006&MI_01

If you have already plugged your kindle into the usb you may have to open device manager and find “Kindle” under other devices and choose the android_winusb.inf file.

Now on your device, make sure USB Debugging is enabled. Also make sure Installation of apps from unknown sources is also turned on.
open a command prompt and run adb kill-server then try adb devices.

Open a command prompt and enter the code below

adb kill-server
adb devices

Now its time to run SuperOneClick. Just press the root button and your kindle file be rooted.

Disclaimer: We are not responsible if your kindle fire messes up. This is for informational purpose only. 

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