We have already covered how to root Kindle Fire and this time, we have come up with an article on how you can unroot your Kindle Fire. Well, it is good to keep your Kindle Fire rooted but when you want the official goodies that are available just for the unrooted ones, then you should unroot your tablet. Once you have done, you can use your device like before as there will not be any problems in authorizing your device with Amazon. The device will be recognized as unmodified, although you had rooted it once.
In order to Unroot Kindle Fire, you need to first obtain some files as you do with the process of rooting. This will allow us to issue commands to the tablet and to perform actions. By unrooting your Kindle Fire, you will no longer have access to the system files and the apps which you have installed that require Super User permission won’t work longer. Keeping this in mind, go ahead. There are also advantages of having an unrooted one.
- ADB (Download)
It is the only file that you will need to unroot your device, follow these steps to accomplish the task.
Steps to Unroot Kindle Fire
- After downloading the ADB ZIP archive, extract files from it to any folder on your PC. I will choose to put the files in C drive, for easy access to files in the following steps.
- Open Command Prompt by going to Start>>Run and type CMD. It will open the Command Prompt window.
- Once you have opened the CMD, just type the following commands in it:
mount -o rw,remount -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock3 /system
While issuing above commands, you might get an error. It depends on the root method you used to root your Kindle Fire, so don’t worry, as everything has gone fine. At last, it will reboot and when it boots up, you are having an unrooted Kindle Fire tablet.
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