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    Thread Ubuntu Touch FireHD 8 7th gen

    Can anyone make Ubuntu Touch for fire HD 8 7th gen Douglas? Here are the sources! https://github.com/douglas-development/android_vendor_amazon_douglas/blob/cm-14.1/BUILDING.md
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    Thread Amazon Fire HD 10(2017) Kernel Source and Firmware

    Any Devs want a take a shot at this? I'm willing to test and also buy a device for a dev if we can get a custom recovery and ROM. (Kernel-Source) https://fireos-tablet-src.s3.amazonaws.com/rftWeOhrTg0zhuvglxGyjqTnPR/Fire-HD10_7th_Gen-5.3.6.2-20180315.tar.bz2 (Firmware)...
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    Thread Help, can't view attachments in gmail app on fire hd 10

    I hope someone can help. On my fire hd 10, I cannot view Gmail attachments via gmail app. When I click the left side of it to view it I only get a white box with a blue line running across the bottom of the white box. If I click on the right side on the download arrow, I can download it then see...
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    Thread ROOT Fire HD 10 (2017) Video Tutorial [Youtube]

    Here's a step by step guide for total noobs on how to root your Amazon Fire HD 10 (7th Generation) running Fire OS 5.6.0.0 or lower! de9faze7kf8 Thank you bibikalka and everybody who helped for providing such detailed instructions! Definetly check out his/her thread if you want to...
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    Thread [GUIDE] Sideloading Google Apps - 100% WORKING! (ROOT)

    I've finally managed to destroy all of the Google glitches on Fire OS after much troubleshooting and many factory resets. This guide will show you how to permanently fix the following issues: Gmail closing after right after opening Google Contacts not pulling your contacts Google Calendar not...
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    Thread [GUIDE] Nougat Notification Bar w/ 'Quick Setting Tiles' and 'Clear All' in Recents

    I set out to make my Fire tablets as visually close to stock Nougat as possible. And I wanted the stock interface to be as reliable as possible. This guide gives you the details on how to do it. If you know of better alternative apps that could accomplish what I've done I'd love to hear about...
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    Thread Fire HD 7 4th - fully bricked?

    Hi, I just (fully?) bricked my Fire HD 7 4th gen. I tried powerpoint45 Linux ISO unbrick system, but with no luck. Handshake script recognize device and run ok but when i try to run ./reader.sh it just stuck forever. I read, in that case my device is hard bricked without option to unbrick it...
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    Thread [ROOT] With Kingroot and Tools + Play Store + Launcher (Newbie Friendly)

    This explains how to use the Fire HD tools (for Windows) to root and install Gapps and a custom launcher on the Fire HD 6 or 7. Note: If your tablet has an SD card slot, it's a 2015 Fire. Don't use this guide. Go to the 2015 Fire forums. TURN OFF WIFI NOW TO PREVENT AN UPGRADE! BEFORE YOU...
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    Thread [TOOLS Fire HD 6&7 ] Rooting, Gapps, Launchers, Block OTA & Ads + More

    Download the latest tools from the AFH link near end of post. It includes the changes in the attached "jobs" zip. You only need "jobs" if you downloaded the tools before May 11 EDIT May 29: Playstore is currently unreliable. Until updated, use the workaround here. UPDATE May 17: Install Other...
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    Thread Easy refund for 4.5.5.1 -> Dev Preview brick

    Amazon now recognizes there's a bricking problem when updating OS 4.5.5.1 to developers preview. If you got bricked by this and Amazon refused refund/replacement of non-warrantied device, try again. I got an Amazon Warehouse HD7 yesterday (no warranty) and updated OS 4.5.5.1 to developers...
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    Thread [Index] Fire HD 6 and 7 (4th Gen/2014)

    Fire HD 6 & Fire HD 7 [INDEX] Helpful Information Welcome, this thread has been created to encompass everything you may need for your device. Please only post in this thread with feedback on how to improve this document. Do not post "Thank you" type responses. If you have additional questions...
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    Thread [Index] Kindle Fire HDX 7" & 8.9" (3rd Gen/2013)

    Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" & Kindle Fire HDX 7" 3rd Gen/2013 [INDEX] Helpful Information Welcome, this thread has been created to encompass everything you may need for your device. Please only post in this thread with feedback on how to improve this document. Do not post "Thank you" type responses...
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    Thread [Index] Amazon 7" Kindle Fire HD, 8.9" Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire 2

    Amazon 2nd Gen/2012 Tablets 7" Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Kindle Fire HD Kindle Fire 2 [INDEX] Helpful Information Welcome, this thread has been created to encompass everything you may need for your device. Please only post in this thread with feedback on how to improve this document. Do not post...
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    Thread Fire Index: Which Amazon (Kindle) Fire Do I have?

    Amazon Links: Which Fire Tablet do I have? Note: 3rd gen 2013 KF HD (7") Product Page is incorrect. Correct Product Page 2015 Amazon fires 5th Gen All Fire Devices and Feature Specifications The Amazon Fires are Split into 6 XDA Forums Amazon Fire HD 8 and HD 10 [Help Thread][Amazon Fire HD 8...
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    Thread Fire Index: Which Amazon Fire Do I have?

    Amazon (Kindle) Fire Tablets | Phone | Streaming Devices [INDEX] Helpful Information Welcome, this thread has been created to encompass everything you may need for your device. Please only post in this thread with feedback on how to improve this document. Do not post "Thank you" type...
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    Thread [Guide Finder] Root, Upgrade, Back to Stock + More

    These guides are for 2014 Fire HD 6 and 7. Don't use for any 2015 model. If your device has a micro-SD slot, it's 2015. All root/upgrade guides install Gapps Credit: Guides for rooting OS above 4.5.3 rely on powerpoint45's instructions for downgrading to 4.5.3 to obtain root. Thanks...
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    Thread [Root] OS 4, 5.0.n and Install Lollipop & Gapps ("Newbie Friendly")

    This guide is for never-rooted 2014 Fire HDs. Don't use it on any 2015 (5th gen) Fire. If your Fire has an sd card slot, go here. Mar 3 Update: This guide is out of date. It could brick you! Don't use it! Instead, follow one of these guides...
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    Thread [Discussion] Lollipop on Fire HD

    November 30 EDIT: This was written for Developers Preview. Probably much will apply to later releases, but it needs updating. Here's a place to discuss Lollipop, unrelated to doing the update. (Bibikalka's how-to-update thread is here.) Got Lollipop? What's your take on speed/stability/UI? Got...
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    Thread [How To] Disable System Apps and Services (includes OTA, launcher, Appstore, ads)

    Here's how to disable the most troublesome system apps and services. I use the pm disable command throughout, but unless otherwise noted OS 4 can use "pm block" To re-enable an app, run the same command replacing "disable" with "enable" (or block with unblock) See end of post about how to run...
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    Thread [How To] Install TWRP on OS 4.5.3 and Boot Recovery (newbie friendly)

    TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) replaces a device's stock recovery and provides, among other options, the ability to install img (image) and zip files. TWRP for the Fire HDs was developed by JMZ and is described here. How to install TWRP These steps are for a first-time install on a rooted...
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    Thread [Q] Anyone else losing wallpaper on 4.5.4?

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    Thread [HOW TO] Get Wallpaper on Custom Launcher

    EDIT: This post applies to Fire OS 4.5.n. Beginning with OS 5, Lollipop, we're able to put wallpaper on custom launchers. This method lets you use any image for wallpaper and works with most launchers. If it doesn't work with yours and you really, really want wallpaper, try a different...
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    Thread [Q] Does the folder data/securedStorageLocation/dtcp/adunits exist?

    Could someone who is rooted please tell me if you have this folder? It should contain the lockscreen ads on "Special Offers" Fire HDs, but will probably exist even if you don't have ads. I'm modifying a script that replaces lockscreen ads with personal pics to work on the Fire HDs, and this...
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    Thread ADB install issues 2014 Kindle Fire HD 7"

    Hey guys, I have been messing with this for hours. I have installed the Kindle Fire ADB drivers using an exe first, and then trying through the Android SDK. I have the kindle set to enable ADB and I uninstalled the Fire drivers from Device Manager. When I plug it in it is not installing the...
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    Thread [Q] Device Storage Mysterously Disappears

    Fire HD 6 (4th Generation) (KFARWI). Fire OS 4.5.2 (Android 4.4.3). 8 GB model. Fresh factory reset. Immediately locked down everything with Parental Controls in main user profile. Added one child profile. Added ES File Explorer to child profile. Used ES FIle Explorer to load Settings...
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    Thread Stable XBMC for Android released and tested on Kindle HD 8.9!

    Hello! Here's what I did to install it on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 after several try and fails: 1. Download and install MX Player for NEON: https://s3.amazonaws.com/1.7.10/videoplayer_ad__1_7_10_neon_market.apk 2. Download the NEON touch version of XBMC but do not install it yet...