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Rooted Kindle Fire HD with working GAPPS and Play Store

18th September 2012, 07:15 PM |#1  
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So I gave this a shot and it worked perfectly.

1. Root your Kindle Fire HD
2. Downloaded and install the GoogleServicesFramework.apk
3. Download Vending.apk
4. Using a file explorer app on the Fire with superuser permissions AND the system file permissions set to Read-Write, move Vending.apk to /system/app.
5. Change the permissions of Vending.apk to User - Read/Write, Group - Read, Others - Read
6. Install Vending.apk
7. The Android Market should show up in your Kindle Fire HD apps. Tap on it and follow the steps.
8. Download and install the Play.apk to upgrade the the android market to the current Play market.
9. Enjoy!

GoogleServicesFramework.apk - mediafire.com/?zaumfwhraxcifqf
Vending.apk - mediafire.com/?31bn3e258jjpj8d
Play.apk - mediafire.com/?wwcqrlfwt8o1gnv
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18th September 2012, 07:25 PM |#2  
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how about attaching said apks?

or at least which ones?

i'm going to guess it's the latest gapps for ICS though?
18th September 2012, 07:29 PM |#3  
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less then a week and its already been rooted and got the play store damn.

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18th September 2012, 07:36 PM |#4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stopxwatch

So I gave this a shot and it worked perfectly.

1. Root your Kindle Fire HD
2. Downloaded and install the GoogleServicesFramework.apk
3. Download Vending.apk
4. Using a file explorer app on the Fire with superuser permissions AND the system file permissions set to Read-Write, move Vending.apk to /system/app.
5. Change the permissions of Vending.apk to User - Read/Write, Group - Read, Others - Read
6. Install Vending.apk
7. The Android Market should show up in your Kindle Fire HD apps. Tap on it and follow the steps.
8. Download and install the Play.apk to upgrade the the android market to the current Play market.
9. Enjoy!

Keep in mind that we have no way of restoring the system folder yet, so if anything goes wrong with this process, you may end up bricking your tablet. Just a warning.
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so, i'm getting application not installed errors when trying to do this.
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Originally Posted by adiliyo

how about attaching said apks?

or at least which ones?

i'm going to guess it's the latest gapps for ICS though?

GoogleServicesFramework.apk - mediafire.com/?zaumfwhraxcifqf
Vending.apk - mediafire.com/?31bn3e258jjpj8d
Play.apk - mediafire.com/?wwcqrlfwt8o1gnv
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can you install different launcher now?

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18th September 2012, 09:41 PM |#8  
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has anyone got this to work completely? i got the market to install along with the framework services, but i can't log into my account, it tries and then times out after a while.

am i missing something?
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18th September 2012, 09:43 PM |#9  
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try rebooting the fire.

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Try adw launcher. Works for me. If you hit the home button it brings you back to the amazon launcher though. Adw gives you an app icon so you can always launch into it or add it to your favorites.

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