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A 7" Android tablet released by Amazon as part of their Kindle e-reader line of devices. The Kindle Fire runs a forked version of Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).

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kindle fire 4.1.1 Google play services

Within the last few days, Amazon updated kindle fire is to include a bunch of new features. Before the update, I had side loaded many of the Google apps, including of course the compulsory Google play ...
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Sync via USB on AnkiDroid 2.3.1?

The old AnkiDroid for Kindle Fire had an option to sync via AnkiDroid which imported decks from AnkiDesktop (super fast and used less data). The thing is, I can only download about 2 gigs of data per ...
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Add languages to Anki the text-to-speech?

On AnkiDroid, the only TTS language I can add is "English". I'd like to have Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and French, as well. How can I get these languages to load up?
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Sync newly-added decks on Kindle Fire HD?

I did the initial syncing via AnkiWeb on my Kindle Fire, and it worked fine. Then, I added two new decks to AnkiDesktop and synced via AnkiDesktop. I click Sync on AnkiDroid, and I get this message: ...
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AnkiDroid on Kindle Fire (Addons)?

How can I add addons to my Kindle Fire 7 HD version of AnkiDroid downloaded from GoogleCode (featured)?
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Rooting issues Fire 7 HD (screenshots)

Description Using various methods, I've come to some terminal points in my android rooting process and thought up a number of questions as a result. I've used two PC's to attempt this, both PC's ...
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Change Kindle Fire Lock Screen

Is it possible to change the Kindle Fire's lock screen from displaying ads to a user chosen file or one of the random presets that come pre-installed? If so, how would one go about this?
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Change bootanimation of the Kindle Fire

After some exploring around on my Kindle Fire via ES File Explorer, I discovered the bootanimation.zip in system\media. Looking at the .zip, Amazon had left users who could reach this file ...
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Need one-line adb shell su push & pull to access /data from Windows batch file

I've been struggling for two days. Hope for help here. I wrote a Windows batch file that replaces Amazon lockscreen ads with user images on rooted kindle fire hd 7", 2013 (kfsowi). Just learned I ...
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Is there an app that blocks certain search words on kindle fire?

I want to block certain words like "pornographic" on search engines like Yahoo, Google, Bing, etc without blocking my whole search engines. Is there anything on the kindle fire HD that can do that or ...
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how to root kindle fire 2 fire os version 10.5.0?

I have been wondering how you would root a kindle fire 2 on fire os 10.5.0 for a while now. What rooting software could be used? Would towelroot work? I also have come across some articles about ...
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Can I play movies on an Amazon Fire HD from an external USB hard drive?

I read the some Android devices are able to mount USB hard drives or pendrives connected directly to the miniUSB of the Android device: ...
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How to get Email app to use “me” contact?

I have a Kindle Fire HD 7. In my contacts app I have the "me" contact filled out with my information. This includes my email. However, when I send Emails to people the contact there is not the "me" ...
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Kindle fire stuck in “Parenting mode”

I unfortunately changed my Kindle settings to Parenting and know find it difficult to use. I can't get access to all my files and documents, videos, internet and many more. I want to register for a ...
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Change Kindle Fire HD device Locale (default currency symbol)?

I want to change my device Locale because some of my apps use my default Locale to determine what currency symbol to use when formatting money values. In Android 2.x on my old device, I'd just go to ...
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Is there a way to activate in-app purchasing on Words With Friends for the Kindle Fire?

I have Words With Friends, version 6.7.1 that I downloaded from the Amazon app store on the device. The version I have on my Android phone has in-app purchasing enabled, such that one can get the ads ...
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How to remove parental control on Amazon Kindle

I have an Amazon Kindle Fire HD with parental control, but I have forgotten the code. How can I remove it without losing anything? I think it involves some kind of "reset", but I want to be sure I ...
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Rooted Kindle Fire HDX 7 - can't get voice recognition or contacts

I have working Google Play and Amazon App store and most apps work from google, but I can't figure out how get the voice recognition to work or the contacts service. ..I've looked for hours and hours ...
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Mounting debian img issues, on the Kindle Fire [linuxonandroid]

I've been stuck on this issue for about 2 months now. Everytime I try too run LinuxOnAndroid I get the following error: mount: mounting /dev/block/loop255 on /data/local/mnt: Invalid Argument. My ...
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How can I remove apps from my “cloud”?

When I delete an application from my Kindle Fire, it remains in the "cloud" in case I ever want to re-download them. Is there any way I can remove/disown these apps so they don't show up in the cloud? ...
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How do i make the kindle application on my smartphone work for the books from the “My kindle content” folder of my laptop?

I have transferred several books from the "My kindle content" folder of my laptop to my smartphone. I'm unable to view theses books in the kindle app on my smartphone. Any information will be highly ...
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Reflash 1st Gen Kindle Fire Bootloader?

I rooted my Kindle Fire and flashed TWRP, FireFireFire, and AOKP, and it's been working fine for a while. Recently, however, there have been strange problems with the bootloader. It has gotten to the ...
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Can't read Comixology comics purchased on my Kindle Fire since app update

Since the Comixology Android app update a few days ago, I've been unable to read any comics that I had previously purchased on my Kindle Fire. The app tells me that the device is not authorized to ...
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Can't mount first-gen Kindle Fire in TWRP

I have a rooted Kindle Fire running TWRP that I let my kids use. Last week the battery ran low and it shut off, but my three-year-old son somehow booted it into TWRP and wiped the device. Now the Fire ...
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FireFireFire Kindle Fire stuck in strange bootloop

I have a Kindle Fire (1st gen) using the FireFireFire bootloader to boot TWRP and AOKP. It has worked fine for a while before. Now, I cannot turn it on when it is not plugged in. When it is plugged ...
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Fastboot not working for Kindle Fire HD

When ever I try to fastboot my kindle fire HD 7 inch. Running 7.4.3 it does not pick up the device (it is also rooted) when I try the command fastboot -i 0x1949 getvar product. I connect the kindle ...
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Rooted Kindle Fire - Mounting Filesystem from Ubuntu

I have a first gen Kindle Fire that has been flashed with Android 4.0.4 (hashcode's of course). The device was rooted using my thoshiba NB305 netbook running ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid). While the original ...
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How to put the Kindle Fire in airplane mode?

I use the Amazon Kindle Fire (Android 2.3.4) model no: D01400 FCCID:ZEV-1229. I use this device in developing Android apps. In my device WiFi is available, and also cyberoam for security purposes. I ...
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What reputable website can I download the Chrome APK from? [closed]

I want to install Chrome on my Kindle Fire HD. The APK file is available at third party sites but I don't know which are trustworthy. Any suggestions? (I'd love to download it from Google but don't ...
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Rooted Kindle Fire can't connect to Socket

I rooted my first-generation Kindle Fire (at the time running 6.3.2) so I can run Jelly Bean on it. However, when programming a simple networking app, the following line: Socket sock = ...
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Edit hosts file on Kindle Fire

I'm trying to edit the hosts file on a Kindle Fire. I should say that I'm not interested in rooting the device (unless I have to) and am not trying to hide adverts or prevent software updates etc. I ...
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How do I get permission to create this file in an android shell?

I'm trying to root a Kindle and I'm stuck. Getting permission denied and don't know how or what permissions to change. mike@Inspiron:~/Downloads/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools$ adb shell ...
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Does the Kindle Fire original have a camera?

It may be too late to ask for such a thing... I checked my Kindle Fire 1st generation model and found a camera on the top left of the device. At least, it just looks like the camera on any phone or ...
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My Kindle Fire is stuck at the yellow triangle screen after installing TWRP. How can I fix this?

I followed the instructions on the official TWRP site on how to install TWRP on the Kindle Fire. So I did wget <twrp.img> adb shell idme bootmode 4002 fastboot -i 0x1949 flash recovery ...
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Is it possible to root a Kindle Fire running software version 10.2.6?

Is it possible to root a Kindle Fire running software version 10.2.6? If so how, and if not will it ever be? I can't stand this keyboard! I'd root just for Swype!
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How do I mount a Kindle Fire 10.2.6 on my Linux computer?

I just acquired a newish Kindle Fire, software version 10.2.6. Normally when I plug a Kindle or any USB device into my laptop (running Ubuntu 12.04) I get a popup screen asking me what I'd like to do ...
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How to change lock screen on a phone like it is on a Kindle Fire? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get a random image on my lockscreen? Everytime the user turns on the Kindle Fire, the lockscreen of the device presents a different background. (Of course it ...
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some apps, no problem loading on 2 devices. Not this one - help

I have loaded a free app (imediashare) from Amazon store onto my Kindle Fire. I want to put the same app on my Samsung phone, but when I go to the app store from the phone and try to 'buy' it, I'm ...
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Connecting a HDE keyboard to a Kindle Fire

I brought a HDE keyboard: Connects to your 7" tablet via USB 2.0 A-Type Male Adapter. Please make sure your tablet has a USB Type A Female to accept this plug type. Also, your device must have a ...
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Wallpaper on Kindle Fire

I want to get rid of ads on my Kindle Fire and set some of my pics as my wallpaper without rooting it. Is this possible and how do I do it? I keep looking at different sites but none helps. Any ...
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Amazon Free App of the day app, will not install on Kindle Fire

My stepmother has a Kindle Fire. I want to install the Amazon Free app of the day (from link here): http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1000626391 I go to link, download the file, ...
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Problem rooting kindle with 6.3.1

I'm rooting a kindle fire for a friend, I installed the driver through the SDK manager and ran KFU, but now that KFU has rebooted the kindle, it is stuck at the bootscreen. Any help?
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Any custom ROM reboots Kindle Fire

I've installed FireFireFire and TWRP on my Kindle Fire. That went ok and I can boot into TWRP. Then I tried installing many custom ROMs (SimpleCM9, jandycane, MIUI, AlienDroidV4.0.zip) but all with ...
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Is there a way to boot to the fastboot mode?

I booted to the TWRP recovery for the first tiem and played with it by wipping everything using all the wipe options. Then I ended up unable to boot to the fastboot mode, normal mode or recovery mode. ...
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Kindle Fire Install - Alternate download site

I need to install Trello on my Kindle Fire. Google Play does not "Play Well" with Kindle. Is there an alternate location where I can download the app for manual install?
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Kindle Fire Power Adapter Specs

I have misplaced the power adapter for my v1 Kindle Fire. USB charging works but is dog slow. What are the specs of its adapter, including any branding, as they're never labeled properly. Also, a ...
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CM10 Kindle Fire nonresponsive usb storage

Finally got around to rooting my Kindle Fire, first thing I did was install the latest CM, in my case, CM10. So I played with that for a while and decided to flash to the next ROM, plugged it into my ...
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How do I enable Mass media mode on rooted kindle fire?

I had a Coby Kyros tablet runing Android and opted to get a Kindle fire for my little guy (seems more user friendly and the ebooks for kids seem more abundant) well. I opted for ebay and the one that ...
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Installing Android Market/Google Play on non-rooted Kindle Fire

Is there a way to install either the Android Market or Google Play on a Kindle Fire (Android 2.3 and Kindle version 6.3.1) without first rooting it? I have access to a Windows 7 computer with Admin ...
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Bad ROM flash - Kindle Fire stuck in boot

My KF won't finish booting. I started to root my KF from my iMac using these instructions and with the files it points to. I got as far as flashing it with FIREFIREFIRE which appeared to complete ...