How to Root Kindle Fire Using Mac OS X or Linux

Guide below will provide you people instructions to root Kindle Fire, if you are on Mac or Windows system just in few simple steps. So, continue reading after the break if you are interested in to having certain applications on your Kindle Fire which is only possible after rooting the device.

Root Kindle Fire Using Mac OS X or Linux

Step-1

On your Kindle Fire home screen, tap on “Settings” icon resides in right upper corner of screen

Step-2

Select “More” > “Device”

Step-3

Toggle the ON/OFF slider to “ON” state, followed by the option “Allow Installation of Applications”

Step-4

Connect your Kindle Fire to computer via USB

Step-5

Tap on “Disconnect” button appears at the bottom of screen

Mac OS X Users

Step-1

Download KindleFireRootMacLinux.zip and extract it

Step-2

Launch “Terminal” by navigating through “Finder” > “Applications” > “Utilities”

Step-3

Type and execute following command in terminal to enter into the unzipped folder created in step 1

cd Downloads/KindleFireRootLinux

Step-4

Type and execute following commands in terminal one after one

mkdir ~/.android

cp adb_usb.ini ~/.android/.

./adb-mac kill-server

./adb-mac devices

sh runmemac.sh

Step-5

Kindle Fire will reboot, start backup and after that your Kindle Fire will be rooted

Linux Users

Step-1

Download KindleFireRootMacLinux.zip and extract it

Step-2

Launch terminal and type and execute following command to enter into the unzipped folder created in step 1

cd Downloads/KindleFireRootLinux

Step-3

sudo mkdir ~/.android

sudo cp adb_usb.ini ~/.android/.

./adb-linux kill-server

./adb-linux devices

sh runmelinux.sh

Step-4

Kindle Fire will reboot, start backup and after that your Kindle Fire will be rooted

See also:
How to Root Kindle Fire 6.2.1
How to Disable Automatic Spelling Correction on Kindle Fire

1 comment… add one
jon July 22, 2015, 11:12 pm

Error: Could not access the Package Manager. Is the system running?

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