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Kindle Fire HD 7" runs very slowly after rooting

I recently rooted my Kindle Fire HD and it now runs very slowly. It was mentioned in the rooting instructions I was following that this would happen during the rooting process. I am wondering if this ...
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How to root Kindle Fire HD 8.9"

I have purchased a Kindle Fire HD 2. Generation (2012) and wanted to root it. I followed the instructions from Rooting a new Kindle Fire HD and and other instructions found via google. When I run the ...
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Is there an app that can turn off wifi for me when screen goes off?

I have a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. I have looked for a WiFi Sleep Policy (or similar) setting under Settings -> Wireless & networks -> WiFi settings -> (menu button) Advanced but there is none. Is ...
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Status bar not fitting to screen width

I have a rooted Kindle Fire HD 7 (the 2012 "Tate" model) version 7.5.1 (Android 4.0.3, as found in build.prop). I've changed build.prop to remove the navbar by appending qemu.hw.mainkeys=1 to the ...
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How to get Kindle Fire HD out of boot loop

I was trying to change the lockscreen image on my Kindle Fire HD 7 [rooted] using a guide on xda-developers, when I copied framework-res.apk using ES File Explorer, the Kindle rebooted. It now has ...
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Rooting a new Kindle Fire HD (July 13)

When I follow links about rooting the Kindle Fire HD, I have the impression its not possible with the latest versions? I have one bough just now, July 2013. Can I do it? (The main issue is Google ...
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How can I take a screenshot on a Kindle Fire HD?

I thought that ICS, which is the underlying OS version for a Kindle Fire HD, supported a standard way of taking screenshots by holding down power button + volume down key. This does not work for me. ...
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Android apps on amazon Kindle Fire HDX?

Is there a way to use Google play or regular android apps to work on a kindle fire HDX? Any help would be much appreciated.
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Alternative Functions from Bluetooth Input

Is it possible to modify what a Bluetooth input effects, such as changing a key press of a Bluetooth keyboard to instead record a tap on a certain location of the screen on your device? (I am running ...
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Can I reset the Kindle Fire HD and power off without going to setup?

I just got a Kindle Fire HD which Im planning to give away as a gift to a friend. But I need to boot it and write a review on my website before giving it. So, how can I make it look like I never ...
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I rooted my kindle fire hd, installed android. When I video chat in google hangout the mic doesn't work

as above. I rooted my kindle with the hope of installing decent apps on it, including all google apps. When I try to video chat in hangouts the mic doesn't work...
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How to install Android Composite ADB Interface

Having trouble with this line on this tutorial: "In your Android SDK directory, at \extras\amazon\kindle_fire_usb_driver, run KindleDrivers.exe, and then follow the instructions on the screen." ...
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Trouble installing ADB correctly, Kindle will not show up in device manager

Currently using kindle fire HD 7.3.1 7" and would like to be able to add google play but when ever i try to install adb it says that I correctly installed it. I have both ADB turned on in the kindle ...
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Can I install Google Chrome on a Kindle Fire HD?

Is it possible to install Google Chrome on a Kindle Fire HD? I searched the Amazon store and didn't see it there.
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What Android OS version is on the Kindle Fire HD?

Which version of Android is running on the recently announced Kindle Fire HD, Amazon seems to fail to mention that detail in the specifications they list for Kindle Fire HD