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How to root the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 with firmware version 7.4.6

How to root the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 with firmware version 7.4.6 If you have installed the latest update on the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 you may realized that your firmware has been updated to version 7.4.6, and you also no long have root-access on your tablet anymore. So today we have written a new article on how to root the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 with firmware version 7.4.6 – for you to gain back your root-access.


However before we begin, I would like to warn you that during the process of rooting, there is a risk of bricking your own device. So if you still want to proceed, you’ll be doing it at your own risk and we will hold no responsible for any form of damage on your device. Its a good practice for you to backup your device to an external source apart from your own SD Card.


Follow the steps below on how to root the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 with firmware version 7.4.6 :


  1. Make sure you have uninstalled the original driver for the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 and download the Kindle ADB Drivers on your PC instead.
  2. Download the and extract it to a folder on your desktop.
  3. Go to Settings > Security and make sure you have enabled the ADB option.
  4. Connect your tablet to your PC using a USB cable.
  5. From the extracted folder, double-click on the RunMe.bat file.
  6. You maybe asked whether you want to backup your data, but please do not back up!
  7. Hit the Enter key on your desktop.
  8. Next up, select Restore My Data.
  9. Your tablet will automatically reboot once or twice.
  10. Congratulation! You’ve just rooted the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7.


If you do encounter any any problem ( device hang, cannot boot? ) during the process, you can comment below this post and we’ll definitely be glad to help you! In the meantime, stay tune for more how to root tutorials coming your way… For more information, you can head down to the developer’s page as well.



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Dom Santo November 25, 2013 at 7:15 pm

Hello there, for some reason every time I install the ADB drivers there is a warning window saying that the drivers were not properly installed. whenever I try to root the tablet (with everything else installed and following your instructions) the tablet does not respond. Is there any other file with the drivers? Thanks.

PlayfulDroid November 26, 2013 at 2:21 pm

You may want to try this driver instead


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