The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 was released back in September last year and is somewhat a revamped version of the 2012’s Kindle Fire HD 8.9. Unlike the first generation’s, the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 comes with a full-HD display powered by an incredible 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset and 2GB RAM – making it the most powerful Android Tablet ever released by the Seattle-based company. Like any other Android devices, you can also root Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 if you want to have full control of its system files and settings. In this tutorial, I will show you exactly how to root Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 in less than an hour.
Disclaimer : During the process of rooting, there is always a risk for you to brick your Android device. So if you choose to root your device, you are doing it at your own risk!
Prerequisites before you begin rooting Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
- Download the adb driver and root14.zip files.
- Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your device before you proceed.
- Turn on USB Debugging on your tablet by going to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.
- Back up the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.
Follow the steps below on how to root Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
- Extract the adb driver to a folder on your desktop.
- Inside the folder, run the Kindle Fire ADB drivers.exe program by double-clicking on it. This will install the ADB driver on your PC.
- Now, connect the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 to your PC using an appropriate USB cable.
- Extract the root14.zip to a folder on your PC.
- Inside the extracted folder, double click on the runme.bat and follow the onscreen instructions.
- It will then begin rooting your tablet.
- Once done, reboot your tablet.
- Congratulation! You’ve just rooted Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9!