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Wait.... now I am confused. FireFlash provides a built in button to downgrade the bootloader. Do I need to downgrade fully to 7.2.3 or just the bootloader?
Just the bootloader. Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.

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Just the boot loader, however it will boot loop if you don't downgrade the os, sostick the ROM on before hand to avoid having to push it onto the device later on if you aren't downgrading the os as well.

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The bootloader must match the stock Amazon firmware to flash properly and the bootloader needs to be 7.3.0 or 7.23 for the exploit to work. I can't even imagine trying to work out the exploit on the new HDX's

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Just the boot loader, however it will boot loop if you don't downgrade the os, sostick the ROM on before hand to avoid having to push it onto the device later on if you aren't downgrading the os as well.

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Okay, I'm downgrading to 7.2.3. Is there a guide on that? Also, will the kindle brick when I install 7.2.3 and the bootloader is 7.4.6?
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One other thing I'd recommend doing, is buy a factory cable should anything go wrong. It has saved me from quite a few scary moments

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Okay, I'm downgrading to 7.2.3. Is there a guide on that? Also, will the kindle brick when I install 7.2.3 and the bootloader is 7.4.6?
You should get a fastboot cord first. http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2128848 http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2347170 http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2271909

I would use the first link. All 3 links are good though. Read number two links before modding though.


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