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[MOVED] Rooting tutorial - hdx 8.9" 14.3.1.0

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1st December 2013, 09:52 AM   |  #11  
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What is LBE?

LBE is a security software. And good news is the problem disappeared after I clean the cookie and connect to another network router. Now, my kindle fire HDX 8.9 is rooted normally. Thanks a lot.
1st December 2013, 06:00 PM   |  #12  
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LBE is a security software. And good news is the problem disappeared after I clean the cookie and connect to another network router. Now, my kindle fire HDX 8.9 is rooted normally. Thanks a lot.

That's good to hear. Did it root ok?
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Yes. I use another security software which need root. It seems work normally.
10th December 2013, 01:40 AM   |  #14  
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if i root with this can i install google play?? if i install google play can i install apps from play store?? can i download apk and just install them as third pary apks?? i know what rooting gives us, im no noob, but im confused as to what rooting gives us with the kindle fire OS. im a first time kindler but have owned and unlocked\rooted many androids before.

any good news on unlockin bootloader???
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10th December 2013, 02:05 AM   |  #15  
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if i root with this can i install google play?? if i install google play can i install apps from play store?? can i download apk and just install them as third pary apks?? i know what rooting gives us, im no noob, but im confused as to what rooting gives us with the kindle fire OS. im a first time kindler but have owned and unlocked\rooted many androids before.

any good news on unlockin bootloader???

With this rooting method, you do can install google market(following an additional tutorial). Once you have market installed, you wont be able to install apps through market, you will have to sideload. I have done that and all google apps work with no problem...

sent from my rooted Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
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With this rooting method, you do can install google market(following an additional tutorial). Once you have market installed, you wont be able to install apps through market, you will have to sideload. I have done that and all google apps work with no problem...

sent from my rooted Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

thanks!! just the answer i was looking for. so without custom roms and the ability root and side load apks how do you rate the kindle fir hdx? mine is in the mail so i havent been able to tinker around with it but the only downside i see with the kindle fire hdx is the fire OS. is that a big draw back??
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thanks!! just the answer i was looking for. so without custom roms and the ability root and side load apks how do you rate the kindle fir hdx? mine is in the mail so i havent been able to tinker around with it but the only downside i see with the kindle fire hdx is the fire OS. is that a big draw back??

It comes down to what you use it for. If you have Amazon Prime, Fire OS is perfect. For me I can care less. I have the HDX 7". I have Hashcode's TWRP recovery installed and made a backup of my ROM and running it from a rom slot. Just waiting to install custom ROM's. The bootloader is still locked and may stay that way for a while. But, with safestrap it adds a boot recovery menu.
Hash is working on porting safestrap to the 8.9" but for now it is ONLY on the 7".
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2556677
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thanks!! just the answer i was looking for. so without custom roms and the ability root and side load apks how do you rate the kindle fir hdx? mine is in the mail so i havent been able to tinker around with it but the only downside i see with the kindle fire hdx is the fire OS. is that a big draw back??

How do i rate the kindle fire hdx 8.9 ?
with all my google apps up and working i give it 4 and a half stars out of 5.
the hardware is amazing, the darn thing is ultra thin and overall, is very fast/snappy.

Is the fire OS a big drawback ?
well, the only 3 thing that so far nag me, are
- the fact that you cant bluetooth-pair the tab with another device (my S4 for example) to do Bluetooth tethering.
- The other thing is, at least with my own Bluetooth jaybird x-buds earphones, that when i am listening to music and i turn off the screen, the music starts horribly lagging.
- The darn nav bar prevents me of fully seeing the landscape thumb-keyboard (3rd party app) layout.
So basically, in my case at least, fire OS is nothing more than a small nuisance, which i will get rid of once custom roms make their appearance.

Taking into consideration all efforts provided on these threads to improve/costumize the software capabilities for this device, IMHO, i believe it is a darn good investment.
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It comes down to what you use it for. If you have Amazon Prime, Fire OS is perfect. For me I can care less. I have the HDX 7". I have Hashcode's TWRP recovery installed and made a backup of my ROM and running it from a rom slot. Just waiting to install custom ROM's. The bootloader is still locked and may stay that way for a while. But, with safestrap it adds a boot recovery menu.
Hash is working on porting safestrap to the 8.9" but for now it is ONLY on the 7".
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2556677

so are you saying with safestrap that we can install custom roms sans unlocked bootloader?? and that were just waiting for some custom roms???

thanks!!
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I modified slayer615's batch code to Auto-Root the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" 14.3.1.0

1: Download the adb driver and install it to your computer.
2: Connect the Kindle to a computer. Then Enable adb on the Kindle in Settings --> Device
3: On your computer goto Control Panel ---> System ---> Device Manager. Look under the Other devices tab. Right-Click Android and click update driver. Then click Browse My Computer. Click Let me pick from a list of device drivers. Scroll down and select Kindle Fire. Hit next until the driver installs.
4: Download the root14.zip file, unpack
5: Run the runme.bat Follow along. That's it!

At this point you should be rooted. You can now install SuperSU and Busybox on your HDX. If not connecting in the batch file make sure you have the adb drivers installed first! If not root, reply. Remember this is tested to work on Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" 14.3.1.0

Thanks goes to: fi01 for finding the bug, Jcase for making the exploit, slayer615 for making the batch bundle.

NOTICE:
If the Hdx is updated past this point Amazon may patch the bug and so you loose root.

To block Amazon auto-updates:
Download and install Android Firewall (root required first)
Once installed white list all the apps you want wifi to use or just all of them, open the set custom script option.
Enter:

Code:
iptables -A "droidwall" -s 72.21.194.208 -j "droidwall-reject"
iptables -A "droidwall" -s 176.32.195.233 -j "droidwall-reject"
iptables -A "droidwall" -s 72.21.195.233 -j "droidwall-reject"
Hit ok and that should block Amazon from pushing updates to your Kindle HDX

THIS IS 100% WORKING ON VERSION 14.3.1.0
Please leave a response how it worked!

-NOTICE- If your browser flags the root14.zip file it is because of the packed adb.exe file.

Hi guys, i followed the steps and here's what i get when I run runme.bat. Can someone tell me what i did wrong? thanks.
================================================== ====================
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Welcome to Kindle Root Utility (Faznx92 version)
Special Thanks to:
jcase
fi01
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WARNING THIS WORKS ONLY WITH KINDLE HDX 8.9" version 14.3.1.0
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Please connect Device with enabled USB-Debugging to your Computer!
'adb' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
Device connected. Pushing files...
'adb' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
'adb' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
'adb' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
Changing permissions...
'adb' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
'adb' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
Executing Exploit (could take some minutes, be patient!)
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