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How to Root Amazon Kindle Fire with SuperOneClick and Get ADB running


How to Root Amazon Kindle Fire with SuperOneClick and Get ADB running

Amazon Kindle is the latest of Android tablets to have released and was announced recently. It costs $199 and has a 7-inch IPS display. Like any other Android tablets and phone, rooting the device gives more options and also better control on the file systems. One of the members of the AndroidForums has managed to successfully root his Kindle Fire. He has rooted the tablet it with SuperOneClick and also managed to get ADB (Android Debug Bridge) working on it. Unless normal rooting, here you need to do a work around to get the ADB running on your Kindle Fire.

Kindle Fire (home 3)

Please note that rooting the device must be done at your own risk, we will not be responsible for any issues arising out of rooting your Kindle Fire.

How to Root Kindle Fire:

1. You need to download SuperOneClick v2.2 , click on link and you can download it from XDA Developers forum.

2. You must have the ADB installed on your machine which is possible from the Android SDK.

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3. Go to: %USERPROFILE%\.android and edit the adb_usb.ini and add the below code to the end of the file and save:


4. Open the google-usb_driver folder in your Android SDK 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

Save and close the file.

5. 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. You also need to turn on Installation of apps from unknown sources.

6. In the next step, open a command prompt and run adb kill-server then try adb devices.

7. Now you might be able to see your device listed. Now open SuperOneClick and proceed with rooting.

More details and queries on this available here.

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Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. He can be contacted at You can find Nirmal on , and .



  1. Sergey

    July 2, 2017 at 3:46 pm

    Can I use this method to root hd8 2016 gen 6 kindle?

  2. Sergey

    July 2, 2017 at 3:47 pm

    Running or Thank you

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