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2layout: device
3title: "Amazon Kindle Fire HD (3rd Generation)"
4codename: soho
5downloadfolder: soho
6supportstatus: Current
7maintainer: spudowiar
8oem: Amazon
10xdathread: ""
13{% include disclaimer.html %}
15{% include supportstatus.html %}
17{% include download.html %}
19{% include twrpinstall.html %}
22<div class='page-heading'>Fastboot Install Method (Root Required, No Fastboot Cable Required):</div>
23<hr />
24<p class="text"><b>WARNING: this method isn't supported</b></p>
25<p class="text">Follow the instructions for using a fastboot cable but after enabling ADB run:</p>
26<p class="text">adb shell su -c "dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/block/platform/omap_hsmmc.1/by-name/boot bs=1 count=1 seek=848"</p>
30<div class='page-heading' id='fastboot-install'>Fastboot Install Method (No Root Required, Fastboot Cable Required):</div>
31<a id='fastboot'></a>
32<hr />
33<p class="text"><a href="">You will need the platform-tools from the Android SDK on your computer.</a> Find the SDK Only section on the page linked and install the SDK and download only the platform-tools to get adb and fastboot binaries.</p>
34<p class="text">Windows users will need proper drivers installed on your computer. You can try the <a href="">Naked ADB drivers</a> or the <a href="">Universal ADB drivers</a> if you don't already have a working driver installed</p>
35<p class="text">On your device, go into Settings -> Device Options and find the Serial Number and tap on it 7 times to enable developer settings. Go into Developer Options and enable ADB. From your computer, open a command prompt and type:</p>
36<p class="text">adb reboot bootloader</p>
37<p class="text">Download <a href="">the latest software update</a> and rename it to 'update.bin' in the same folder as your adb and fastboot binaries</p>
38<p class="text">You should now be in fastboot mode. Download the correct exploit file and unzip the file into the same folder as your adb and fastboot binaries. Then run:</p>
39<pre class="text">
40fastboot -i 0x1949 oem format
41fastboot -i 0x1949 flash boot hijack.img
42fastboot -i 0x1949 flash system system.img
43fastboot -i 0x1949 continue
45<p class="text">You should now see an Amazon logo with an orange underline. Now run:</p>
46<pre class="text">
47fastboot -i 0x1949 flash boot recovery.img
48fastboot -i 0x1949 oem format
49fastboot -i 0x1949 continue
51<p class="text">You should now see TWRP load up. Run:</p>
52<pre class="text">
53adb shell twrp wipe cache
54adb shell twrp wipe dalvik
55adb shell twrp sideload
57<p class="text">You should now be in sideload mode. Now run:</p>
58<pre class="text">
59adb sideload update.bin
60adb reboot
61adb wait-for-device
62adb shell su -c 'mount -o remount,rw /system && rm /system/etc/ && mount -o remount,ro /system'
63adb push recovery.img /sdcard/recovery.img
bigbiff067f4922020-01-08 19:03:30 -050064adb shell su -c "dd if=/sdcard/recovery.img of=/dev/block/platform/omap\_hsmmc.1/by-name/recovery"
Saleem Rashidb2e8a512016-05-02 17:29:27 +010065adb push exploit.img /sdcard/exploit.img
bigbiff067f4922020-01-08 19:03:30 -050066adb shell su -c "dd if=/sdcard/exploit.img of=/dev/block/platform/omap\_hsmmc.1/by-name/exploit"
Saleem Rashidb2e8a512016-05-02 17:29:27 +010067adb shell rm /sdcard/recovery.img /sdcard/exploit.img
69<p class="text">TWRP can now be accessed holding the volume down button when powering on the device</p>