Amazon recently brought an update for its Kindle Fire tablet users, dubbed as Version 6.3.1. As you know that almost all the official updates that arrive on the devices, break the access to the root and same is the case here. This update has broken the root and you have to re-root your Kindle Fire to enjoy those apps which you were using on your rooted device. Along with breaking the root, the update has brought some parental controls on Kindle Fire, that allows you to control how your tablet should be used and when. It really comes handy for the parents who don’t want their children to do/see something unwanted.
In the following tutorial, you will see how you can root your Kindle Fire on Software Version 6.3.1. The rooting guide takes help of a simple tool that is available for free and you will find it easy to use. We have given the download link of the tool in pre-requisites, get it from there and then head over to the rooting guide just beneath to it.
- Kindle Fire Utility (Download)
You need only one utility that does all the rooting tasks for you. Now, move on to the following tutorial to learn how to use this utility to root your Kindle Fire.
How To Root Kindle Fire on Software Version 6.3.1:
- Using the above link, download the Kindle Fire utility and extract files from it onto your Desktop.
- From the files that you extracted, launch the install_drivers.bat file by double-clicking on it. It will install the required drivers on your PC.
- Once the drivers are installed, just connect your Kindle Fire to the PC using the USB cable.
- When you have successfully connected your tablet to the PC, launch the run.bat file.
On your screen, you will some options that let you root your Kindle Fire, install custom recovery and do some other similar tasks. The Kindle Fire Utility is brought to us by an XDA developer, you can visit the official thread to thank or donate him.
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