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By Seoyne, Member on 30th December 2011, 03:57 AM
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Update: I know this thread is super old but a Fellow member got us a working link: http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta...3&d=1325992799 Thanks lifegap .[/I]

After many test I managed to get Silk to work on a different OS. This worked on CM7 for Kindle Fire. If you get any errors please post.

Here is the link to the spreadsheet. Please check to see if your device is supported!


Install Tutorial:
1. Download the pack here.

2. Use Root Explorer to copy the lib files to /system/lib set permissions the same as the others.

3. Install all of the .apks like you would side load.

4. Copy the com.amazon.cloud9-1.apk from /data/app to /system/app

5. Reboot and enjoy

Check out this post from theverge! Here!

Edit (7/8/2012): Removed dead download links. All installer seems to be lost forever. If anyone still has the file please PM me. There is now no more spreedsheet editing. Most devices are listed so check it out.

Edit (1/6/2012): Made and Uploaded Silk Installer. Please read the directions in a later post. This is my last post for this project but I will still support it if people have erorrs.

Edit (1/4/2012): Updated SilkPort with puneet_champ's apk. Also Please stop screwing around with the spreadsheet.

Edit (1/4/2012): Updated Silk Pack/Added new mirror. (Removed Account and Sync) and Cleaned the post.

Edit (1/4/2012) As suggested by Cobracat03 you could try OTARootKeeper to use Amazon Prime Videos. If you can login to your amazon account through the Account and Sync settings post your method here or PM me if you can't post.
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30th December 2011, 07:38 AM |#2  
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this worked for me on cm7 thanks!
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This worked on my ATRIX also. Interesting. I used everything but the account and sync aol because it would have replaced one of my files and I didn't want to do that.

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Thanks so much for this! I've been patiently waiting for someone to do this! I tried myself but couldn't get it to work right.

Edit: I followed the instuctions, except I couldn't replace the accounts and sync, I haven't tried to manually do it via root explorer. I didn't think it worked at first, I tried to open the silk browser it FC'd on me. So I reset my kindle and it's working like a charm
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It appears that the AccountAndSync.apk may be needed in order to get Prime videos working. Currently it doesn't recognize one as a prime subscriber.

The Silk Browser has the 'Accelerate Browsing' option checked (active) and greyed out (cannot deactivate).

Overall works well... Thanks!

Edit: I renamed the existing AccountAndSync.apk and added the one from the package. Still cannot find a way of adding credentials that are recognized by the VOD app. Currently it says that unit is not configured properly for playing videos when a video purchase is attempted.
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Works perfectly! Thank you! Now is there any way you can port the stock rom keyboard? That would be great!
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I'll look into allowing Amazon Video. Don't know about the settings in Silk.
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Updated the main post with more info.
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got the libs moved just fine. couldn't install any of the apk's. got a parsing problem each time. any ideas? i'm using a rooted optimus v with the bumblebee rom.
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Try installing the apks in adb.
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appreciate the help, but it still failed. i received the following on the terminal when trying to install the apk thru adb:


Failure [INSTALL_FAILED_OLDER_SDK]

any other suggestions?

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