Let us know when you are ready for Google Play, we will post links to Google Play packages too.
Yesterday I found my Amazon App store had been silently updated, I'd already unticked the two boxes in the settings & had ran the OTA script, will check & see if I have the latest one.
Must say though the new UI of the app store is better, I still use it for some apps over Google Play.
I followed the tutorial step by step and completed. The only problem I met is at step 8. There is no guide to install Titanium Backup. I spent some time to google the apk to install Titanium Backup as I cannot find it form Amazon market and Google Play store was not ready yet. After I completed all the steps. I found the Titanium Backup apk just attached under the last step.
I am sorry, that is no longer need to complete the OTA Disable. Either way, it is the best Backup and Recovery software available, so if you have it installed all the better.
Just FYI, our new Software automates this process. Just download and install Kindle Fire First Aide and select Option 14 to disable OTA. As we find new devices, it will be automatically added to our software. Here is a link to the new software:
Kindle Fire HD and 2 First Aide Software - Noob (Simple) Version
In this Noob Series, we will explore how to disable the Amazon OTA (Over The Air) System Updates. This small script
was written by our development staff. Our staff was very careful to disable all the OTA Services that Amazon can use to deploy updates. We have the script notes at the bottom for people interested in what actually is shut down. You may easily revert back and enable all services if desired, just download and execute the attached.
SCRIPT WAS UPDATED 01-29-2013 TO BLOCK NEW SERVICES
1. Rooted Kindle Fire HD 7" 8.9" or Fire 2: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=36375244
2. Kindle Fire First Aide: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2096888
Preferred Method (Automatic Method):
Disable OTA Step 1: Download Kindle Fire First Aide: Windows 32-bit Version Or Windows 64-bit Version
Disable OTA Step 2: Extract KFFirstAide.zip to C:\KFFirstAide - please remove the 32 or 64 at the end of the folder created by Winzip or 7-Zip
Disable OTA Step 3: With your mouse, open the C:\KFFirstAide contents by double mouse clicking the C:\KFFirstAide folder
Disable OTA Step 4: Find the RunMe.bat file. Right Hand Mouse click on RunMe.bat, select 'Send to', select Desktop (Create Shortcut). Now press the Left Hand Mouse button to create the Shortcut named RunMe.bat.
Disable OTA Step 5: Find the RunMe Shortcut on your desktop, select it by left mouse click over the icon, then while on the icon choose Right Hand mouse click, select Properties.
Disable OTA Step 6: This will display the RunMe properties. Select the General Tab, change the top name to KF First Aide. Then click on the Shortcut tab, click on Advanced. Check 'Run as Administrator', click OK, then click Apply, then click OK. All windows should be closed.
Disable OTA Step 7: Double Mouse Click the new Icon named KF First Aide. You may be presented with a security window, just click Yes.
Disable OTA Step 8: Please click on the Windows Key plus Pause/Break, this will display the Windows System Properties. Next Click on the Advanced Tab and find "Environment Variables". Please click on Environment Variables and find the Path Statement. Carefully add at the end of the Path Statement:
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