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9th June 2016, 06:58 PM |#391  
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Thank you so much for your help, now I have version 4.5.2 working successfully, although update does not work, giving me error "Last update failed"
I rooted using Kingsroot and installed Safetrap.

Thank you

Let's leave well enough alone. Can revisit 4.5.2 -> 4.5.5.1 update should you wish to install a custom rom in the future. Strongly suggest you not attempt to install any variation of Google Play Services and/or Play Store with FireOS v4. Outcomes are variable but almost universally unsatisfactory depending on pain threshold. Custom ROM is the best path if you find Amazon's offerings too limiting.
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9th June 2016, 08:01 PM |#392  
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Let's leave well enough alone. Can revisit 4.5.2 -> 4.5.5.1 update should you wish to install a custom rom in the future. Strongly suggest you not attempt to install any variation of Google Play Services and/or Play Store with FireOS v4. Outcomes are variable but almost universally unsatisfactory depending on pain threshold. Custom ROM is the best path if you find Amazon's offerings too limiting.

Yes I guess it is enough for now , however do you think custom Rom can give higher version of Android (e.g. Lollipop)?
8th November 2016, 06:51 PM |#393  
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Download link for update files for Apollo 3.2.5 did not work. I cann't download install.sh file. PM to me or post new link to it please.
8th November 2016, 07:22 PM |#394  
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Download link for update files for Apollo 3.2.5 did not work. I cann't download install.sh file. PM to me or post new link to it please.

This procedure is obsolete any any xx.3.x.x version of FireOS can be rooted with Towelroot. From there you can unlock the bootloader, install TWRP and flash any custom rom for this device including KitKat, Lollipop and Marshmallow variants. No need to rollback or mess with Safestrap.

The above statements may counter some older guidance you see in the forums. The 'discovery' that the bootloader can be unlocked on any 3rd gen device is fairly recent.

After rooting be sure to keep the device network isolated (WiFi off; Airplane/flight mode engaged) to prevent an unwanted OTA update from Amazon that may ruin your day.

See the following thread to unlock the bootloader. You'll benefit from some technical background as the guide is written for experienced users.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/kind...mware-t3463982
8th November 2016, 07:48 PM |#395  
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Ok, thank you.
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