How To Root Amazon Kindle Fire To 6.6.2 Kindle Fire OS Firmware ( Complete Tutorial Guide )

Amazon Kindle Fire

The Amazon Kindle Fire is one of the best and most popular tablet computers released in the last year. It has been described as the tablet PC edition of the Kindle e-book reader created by Amazon.com. The Android developers managed to overwrite the software update that Amazon released for 6.2.2 firmware, which saw rooted devices getting bricked and blocked. Now you can easily re-root your Amazon Kindle Fire by reading the instructions listed in this article.

The utility that you’ll be using is called Burrito Tooting Tool and it was released by JCase of Rootzwiki. Before moving to the tutorial guide you need to know that by rooting your Kindle Fire, its warranty will be void and in case something wrong happens to it then you will be forced to restore the original firmware to reactivate the warranty. So, as I was saying, Android launched a firmware fix for the Kindle Fire, one which killed the root access for the rooted devices, but now some developers managed to overcame all the changes and have released a new tool that allows you to re-root your device.

Amazon Kindle Fire offers its users the possibility to browse Amazon Appstore, streaming tv series, tv shows, movies and Kindle e-books. It was released in November 2011 and with the customized Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. It features a 1GHz Texas Instruments OMAP 4430 dual core CPU, a 7 inches multitouch Gorilla Glass display screen, 802.11n Wi-Fi and USB 2.0 support. It uses a 8GB internal storage drive that supports up to 80 different applications, more than ten movies and over six thousand books. It packs a 4400 mAh batter that offers users up to eight reading hours and over 7.5 video playbacking hours but with the Wi-Fi being turned off. These are most of the best features integrated within Amazon Kindle Fire tablet PC. However, this article features a tutorial guide on how to successfully root the latest 6.2.2 Kindle Fire OS firmware without risking any damage done to the device. Before we can move to the first step of the guide, you need to know the following:

  • the data that is currently stored on your Kindle Fire needs to be backed up because during the rooting process it might be deleted and lost.

  • backup the mail as this can be easily restored manually.

  • make sure to copy all your images, movies, books and files on your PC.

  • the battery level has to be higher than 70% and that means that you won’t risk the Kindle Fire shutting down during the rooting process.

  • you need to enable the ‘Installation of applications’ feature by going to Setttings, then More > device and then tap the option that says ‘Allow installation of Applications’ to set it ON.

If you’ve applied all the above questions, then it means that your device is set and we can begin the root process. When you’re applying the instructions listed in the tutorial guide make sure not to skip any steps as that will force you to reapply all the actions from the start. Also, note that Geeksailor cannot be held responsible in case something goes wrong and you damage your Kindle Fire. Carefully apply the instructions listed in the how-to guide listed below. This guide works only with Windows computers.

How to successfully root the Amazon Kindle Fire on 6.2.2 Kindle OS Firmware:

  1. Download the Android SDK on your PC and place it on desktop.

  2. Install Android SDK then move to the next step.

  3. Now you need to download the Burrito Root Kindle 1.0 utility. Save it on your PC and then copy the same file on your Amazon Kindle Fire.

  4. Now open the terminal window on your Kindle Fire and navigate to your ADB folder by entering the ‘adb root’ command line and pressing Enter.

  5. Download the SuperUser tool and save it on your computer. Unzip the files.

  6. Now connect the Amazon Kindle Fire to your PC via USB cable.

  7. In the command prompt you need to type in these command lines:

    • 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.noshufu.android.su-1.apk
      adb reboot

  8. Now you need to disconnect and then reconnect the USB cable.

  9. Open the command prompt on your PC and then enter these command lines. Also, you should download the BurritoRoot2 utility. Place it in the Android SDK folder.

    • adb push BurritoRoot2.bin /data/local/
      adb shell chmod 777 /data/local/BurritoRoot2.bin
      adb shell /data/local/BurritoRoot2.bin
      adb root
      adb shell id

  10. If the result of ‘if uid = 0′, then you can continue to add the following command lines. If otherwise, then you need to start all over.

    • adb remount
      adb push su /system/xbin/su
      adb shell chown 0.0 /system/xbin/su
      adb shell chmod 06755 /system/xbin/su
      adb remount
      adb install Superuser.apk (skip this step if its already installed)

  11. The Amazon Kindle Fire will reboot and that will be it. Now you have successfully managed to re-root the Kindle Fire using the steps listed above.

These were all the steps that you had to take. Now you you should go ahead and look to install your favorite applications and restore all the data you previously saved on your computer. If you have any other questions or if you can’t complete one of the steps above, then use the comments field and ask for help.  The applications you found in the tutorial guide are only working with the 6.2.2 Kindle OS firmware and it should help you only to re-root the device. Also, i repeat, Geeksailor cannot be held responsible for any damage done to your system. However, I’ve tried to explain in the best possible way how to apply the rooting actions on your Amazon Kindle Fire tablet computer.

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