Root your Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7

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The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7, which seems to be one of the most anticipated tablet as of now has been rooted. It comes with locked bootloaders which do not cause any hindrance in the rooting of the device and with this tutorial, you will be able to root your device easily. Rooting your Kindle Fire HD 7 will give you administrator access over the device using which you can perform tasks like removing system apps, automating tasks on your Kindle Fire which is impossible without rooting.

To proceed with the rooting task, you will need Android SDK installed on your PC and you need to know a few ADB commands along with their method of execution. If you’re not so geeky, you may read our detailed guide on ADB.

The exploit needed to root Kindle Fire HD 7 is based on the one used for Transformer Prime found by sparkym3 and full credit goes to him.

DisclaimerHack My Android is not responsible for any damage that your device may face during this process. The developer is also not responsible for the same. There are little chances that your device may face any issue. However, try this at your own risk. This process voids the warranty of your device.

Before you execute the ADB commands, you need to Download SU and place it the platform tools folder. You need to read our guide (mentioned above) if you are new to ADB.

Up next, execute the following commands in Command Prompt line by line:

adb shell
rm -r /data/local/tmp
ln -s /data/ /data/local/tmp
exit
adb reboot
adb shell
echo 'ro.kernel.qemu=1' > /data/local.prop
exit
adb reboot
adb shell mount -o remount,rw /system
adb push su /system/xbin/su
adb shell
chown 0.0 /system/xbin/su
chmod 06755 /system/xbin/su
rm /data/local.prop
exit
adb reboot
adb install Superuser.apk

You should have root access after this.