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How to root the Kindle Fire HD
Ready to root your Kindle Fire? October 18, at 2: Printscreen key takes a screenshot of the whole screen, alt-printscreen takes a screenshot of only the active window. This informs the rooting tool what device you're working with. I used version 2. Unlock your Kindle each time it reboots, and when you see the confirmation message on your computer, the tablet has been successfully rooted.

1. Download the rooting tools

One Click Root

Now a fiddly bit. Go to your Windows user account folder eg C: This informs the rooting tool what device you're working with. Once that's done, your software is ready to go. Next, turn your attention to your Kindle Fire HD and say goodbye to it in its unrooted state. Open the Settings screen tap 'More' on the notification bar then go into Device and ensure 'Allow Installation of Applications' is set to 'On'.

In the Security section tap the 'On' button next to 'Enable ADB' you'll receive another security alert, which you can dismiss. These two settings let the rooting tools do their stuff. Now for the rooting proper. Open up a command prompt window type: Switch to the folder containing your root files type: Then type the following command: You should see that an Android device has been detected under 'List of devices attached'. If it isn't, there's likely to be a problem with your drivers -- try uninstalling and reinstalling them, or visiting Device Manager in Control Panel and updating the Kindle drivers from there right-click on the Kindle entry and choose 'Update Driver Software'.

Ideally you should see two entries for your Kindle in Device Manager. With the device detected successfully, type: RunMe and press Enter. This batch file contains the instructions needed to root your Kindle Fire HD. Check the device is unlocked, then press '1' on your computer's keyboard and Enter. Keep an eye on the Kindle's screen and choose 'Restore' when you get the option to. The device will reboot and may run slowly during the rooting process, but keep your eye on the command prompt window for further instructions.

Unlock your Kindle each time it reboots, and when you see the confirmation message on your computer, the tablet has been successfully rooted. Your customisations can begin! The Kindle Fire HD is more difficult to root than many other Android devices, and the procedure doesn't always run smoothly -- the plethora of forum threads across the Web on the topic are testament to this.

If you're experiencing problems I'd recommend this excellent thread on Phandroid , which I'm indebted to for helping with this guide. After the initial post you'll find a list of issues and potential troubleshooting fixes. In some cases it may be necessary to download the full Android SDK from Google; in other cases running a factory reset on your Kindle Fire HD before attempting the above steps may resolve your problem.

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