Amazon Kindle Fire HD
Amazon Kindle Fire HD. Amazon

Amazon's Kindle Fire HD 8.9in device has finally hit the stores. Users who would like to root their new Kindle Fire can get the root tool due to the efforts of mdblaze, junior member on XDA Developers' forum.

Kindle Fire HD is powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz and pairs up Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics core for providing better performance.

Check out the method below to root Amazon Kindle Fire HD. IBTimes UK warns its readers to proceed at their own risk and will not be held responsible for any damage caused during installation.

To root Kindle Fire HD:

  • Download the drivers for the tablet from here; extract the zip file and then run the executable file to install the drivers
  • Download the Bin4ry tool from here
  • Extract the contents of the Root Tool's zip file to any convenient location on your computer
  • Enable ADB on your Kindle Fire HD by navigating to Settings > Security menu
  • Connect the device to the computer and wait until the drivers are installed
  • Open the folder where you have extracted the Tool's files in step 3 and double-click on the RunMe file in order to open the root tool
  • A window will now pop up. Type 2 and press Enter to choose the Special option
  • Then, type 1 and press Enter to choose the Root option and keep following the onscreen instructions to complete the root process

Your 8.9in Kindle Fire HD should now be rooted.

Note: To unroot, you have to open the root tool, type x and then press Enter to choose the Unroot option. Follow the onscreen instructions for unrooting the device.

[Information Courtesy: The Android Soul]