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[Q] Rooted KFHD 7" rename w/o amazon account?

20th February 2013, 12:27 PM   |  #1  
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Hi there!
I have a simple question: How can I rename my kindle(the "My Kindle" in the upper left side of the screen)?
The problem is that my kindle is blacklisted and cannot be registered with a amazon account. That is not a problem for me, because I do not wish to buy any amazon content.

P.S.: I have a rooted KFHD and a fair experience with android&linux
21st February 2013, 09:45 AM   |  #2  
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So more than 50 views and no answer...this must be a tough one
21st February 2013, 11:54 AM   |  #3  
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Re: [Q] Rooted KFHD 7" rename w/o amazon account?
Try reading here.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/custom...deId=200439640
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21st February 2013, 09:38 PM   |  #4  
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i've already looked into build.prop but it was a no go. the link you provided is good but, like I said in the original post, my kindle is blacklisted and cannot be registered to my amazon account. thanks for the tip anyway. got others?
22nd February 2013, 04:13 AM   |  #5  
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Re: [Q] Rooted KFHD 7" rename w/o amazon account?
Sorry.. I'm not familiar with the circumstances of a blacklisted device. Short of a factory reset or using the Kindle Fire First Aide to reset the device to the initial setup where you create an account and enter your name, I have no other advice.

Good Luck!

You know, you could always install Omega Statusbar which would change the look thus removing your name. (Visually, at least)
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22nd February 2013, 08:02 PM   |  #6  
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it seems omega statusbar doesn't display my notifications. thanks anyway
23rd February 2013, 03:43 AM   |  #7  
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Re: [Q] Rooted KFHD 7" rename w/o amazon account?
Use jelly bean status bar it hides the name

sent from my unrooted kindle fire hd
24th February 2013, 04:15 PM   |  #8  
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it's the same as omega status bar

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