after reading a bunch of tutorials and postings, i made my own files with customisation version: 1279-6976_R3B
D5503_14.2.A.1.114_EURO LTE-nosystem.ftf (replaces D5503_14.2.A.1.114_Generic UK-nosystem.ftf) md5: e2e89972fc5eb19258c520bb8e10aa28
seems like some criminals found a new way to get root.
maybe their exploit could be used for something usefull, what do you guys think?
if you have 5.11 already and rootet with kingroot 4.8.1 you can also install the play store with the file "Amazon-Fire-5th-Gen-Install-Play-Store.zip" found here:
thanks for the offer, yes I might try it to see if my corporate Contacts/Calendar sync issue would still exist. They are breaking on KK for some reason - probably not a fault of Z1C ROMs (the same was happening on HD2). Not immediately as all work...
many thanks for the guidelines in this thread - and to TQuest for files in post #146 - rooted, TA backed up, bootloader unlocked. TQuest's JB files tested.
All this to try KK and find out that for now I am happier with Sony JB ROM, plus Xposed ...