How To Unroot The Kindle Fire via ADB On Windows, Linux & Mac


Kindle Fire UnrootEarlier we brought you a guide on rooting the Kindle Fire, but we’re assuming you’re here cause you have a Kindle Fire that is already rooted, or maybe you’re being cautious and checking to see if the device once rooted, can be unrooted as well. It sure can and we must say it is actually quiet an easy task thanks to XDA-Developers forum member zedomax. The procedure does require the user to manually enter commands via ADB, but that should be no issue at all if you follow the guide step by step.

The unroot procedure will work for Windows, Linux and Mac, so let’s get on with it!

Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.


  • A rooted Kindle Fire of course.


  1. To begin, download the package from the link above and extract it.
  2. Now open up command prompt or terminal and navigate to the location of the folder.
  3. For Windows, enter the following command:
    adb shell
  4. For Mac:
    ./adb-mac shell
  5. For Linux:
    ./adb-linux shell
  6. Now enter the following commands after you’ve entered ADB Shell:
    mount -o rw,remount -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock3 /system
    rm /system/app/Superuser.apk
    rm /system/bin/su
    rm /system/xbin/su

Voila! Once your device reboots, you would have lost all root access to your device and it would be unrooted just the way it was. You can also catch a video on how to root the Kindle Fire courtesy of zedomax.

Kindle Fire Unroot

For updates and queries, head over to the forum thread at XDA-Developers.