If you have recently updated your Kindle Fire to the latest 6.2.1 firmware and felt hopeless with no signs of rooting method – well there was one, but that involved opening up the device, literally – no need to despair anymore. From Justin Case of TeamAndIRC , comes, the only software root available for the 6.2.1 firmware on the Kindle Fire. Named BurritoRoot, the app is to be run on your PC followed by a few manual ADB commands and you’ll be good to go.
The rooting procedure currently supports all known firmware versions, with the exception of v6.0. So lets get straight to business shall we.
Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.
- Kindle Fire running the latest 6.2.1 firmware.
- ADB installed on your system. See our guide on what is ADB and how to install it.
- BurritoRoot apk.
- Superuser zip.
- To begin, download the root app and superuser package.
- Copy the root app to your Kindle Fire and install it.
- Extract the superuser package.
- On the Kindle Fire, run the BurritoRoot app and hit the Root button.
- Connect the device to the computer and run command prompt or terminal.
- Within the terminal or command prompt, navigate to the location of the extracted superuser files.
- Enter the following commands:
adb push su /system/xbin/su
adb shell chown 0.0 /system/xbin/su
adb shell chmod 06755 /system/xbin/su
adb install superuser.apk
For updates and queries, head over to the forum thread at RootzWiki.