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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ADB status offline when trying to root Kindle Fire

I'm trying to root Kindle Fire but it always show "ADB status: Offline" when I start "run.bat". Could you help me out of this problem? :( I tried to plug, unplug, connect, disconnect the Kindle many ...
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Is there anyway to bypass the Geo-IP restriction when trying to stream movies outside US?

I have an Amazon Kindle fire, I have an Amazon Prime subscription, and I am living outside the US. Every single time I want to enjoy Amazon streaming video service reserved for the Prime membership, ...
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Is there a guaranteed safe way to sideload the Google Play Store on FireOS?

I recently got a fire phone, and wanted to get the google play store on it. I found this page (http://sideloadfirephone.com/google-play-for-the-amazon-fire-phone/) with links to the google play store. ...
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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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google play services is not supported by kindle fire

I installed google play services on my kindle fire 6. Except whenever I try to launch it, it always crashes. And when I try to launch another app, YouTube for example, it says "Google Play Services, ...
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print jobs on kindle fire hd

I have a kindle fire hd and I printed some papers but they had errors on them which are now fixed but the print jobs are still on my kindle and I can't clear all to erase them.
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i forgot my Amazon parental controls password

When I first tried to deregister it asked for the password and when I tried to reset the device it still asked for the password, so now what
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How to add wallpapers to Kindle Fire?

Where do I add/delete pictures so the Kindle Fire will randomly select it as a wallpaper for the device?
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parental control

I have a Kindle Fire and I have mistyped the password for the parental controls. I do not care how long it takes to reset the personal settings. all I want is for the thing not to be locked and not to ...
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Kindle Fire Not Recognized when plugged into PC

I have just got a Kindle Fire and I want to root it and Install Android Market on it. I am having a problem that is ticking me off big time. I plug my Kindle Fire to my computer (Windows 7 ...
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silk full screen actual resolution on kindle hdx

OK, the silk browser goes 'full screen'. But there is a margin. Argh! Can I get rid of the margin, or get it into full full screen (2560 X 1600)? Or find out what the actual size is (2560-mw,1600-mw) ...
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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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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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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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Youtube doesn't have load more option anymore for subscriptions page?

Kindle fire hd has a mobile youtube on silk browser and I like going to "My Subscriptions" and being able to click the "Load More" button at the bottom of the page to load more videos. I want to see ...
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File Recovery of Bricked Kindle Fire HD 7"

I bricked my rooted Kindle into a bootloop, and would like to get to transfer files to my computer before unbricking it. I don't think I have any specific backup software installed (though have heard ...
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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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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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Did my tablet ever start the encryption process?

Before I went to bed yesterday I switched on encryption on my Kindle Fire HD (Cyanogen KitKat ROM), and ended up seeing this screen: Looking around, apparently it's supposed to also have the text ...
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Cleanest Web Browsing Ad Blocking Solution

What is the best/cleanest way to get rid of ads when web browsing? If possible, extend your solution to Android 4.4 and/or 5.0 and Fire OS 4 (Sangria).
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Fire OS 4 Sangria — Installing non - kindle/android programs

I am considering a purchase of Amazon's Fire HD 7 mainly because it is not such a burden on my tight budget these days. Its primary purpose will be to replace carrying around my textbooks and laptop ...
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Kindle Fire HD on-screen keyboard on Nexus 5

I have found the keyboard on the Kindle Fire HD to be one of the best mobile device on-screen keyboards I have used and am wondering if it's available on any other devices? Much like other android ...
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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 take a screenshot on a Kindle Fire?

I ran across this question posed on Twitter by Anil Dash: Is there really no way to take a screenshot on a Kindle Fire? Huh. I know it's early to tell, but does anyone know if this is true about the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How to get updates for apps which use Google Play on my Kindle Fire?

A number of apps on my Kindle Fire indicate that updated versions are available and prompt me to "tap here to update" or words to that effect. The trouble is this: so far all the apps with updates -- ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 can you prevent a Kindle Fire from auto-mounting on a Mac when you plug it in to USB?

I've got a Kindle Fire and I like to plug it in to my Mac to charge up (and also to do some development.) It works fine but it is annoying to have to unmount it every time. Is there any way 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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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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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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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 ...