Few days ago it was still very much a work in progress to Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich port for Kindle Fire and today, you, we have received news that the port has been released for public consumption. Here’s full detailed step-by-step instructions on how to install it on your Kindle Fire. Check it after this break!
Here is a post in which we discuss the port and how to go about installing it right now onto your Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet! which comes from this source.
DISCLAIMER : Grabi will not be held responsible if you lose data or your device gets damaged in the following of this tutorial. Proceed at your own risk.
Before get started and knowing that an early build of Google Android 4.0 is vow available for Kindle fire tablet, which is still stable yet. Developers has solved a bug affecting the “sdcard” portion of the device, there’s still audio, video, and application bugs that need to be fixed. You’ll need to meet a few pre-requisites. Firstly, your Kindle Fire must be rooted. Secondly, you must install TWRP 2.0 – a touch-based custom recovery for the Kindle Fire. Now you can follow our guide on how to root Kindle Fire and this tutorial for installing TWRP. (If you haven’t rooted the Kindle Fire or installed Team Win Recovery Project, we’ve got a guide for that).
Step 1 : Download Android 4.0.3 ICS Experimental Build [MediaFire]. Transfer it to the root of your Kindle Fire’s internal storage so you can flash it later.
Step 2 : Shut down your Kindle Fire. Once it is completely turned off, tap the power button to turn it on. When you see the yellow triangle on the display, press and hold power button until you boot into TWRP.
Step 3 : Take a backup from the backups section on TWRP. This will come handy later on if you wish to revert back to your current state.
Step 4 : Wipe out everything from TWRP i.e. data factory reset, wipe cache and wipe Dalvik cache.
Step 5 : Tap Install and select the file you transferred to your Kindle Fire in Step 1. Once selected, tap flash.
Step 6 : From the main menu, tap reboot system.
Your Kindle Fire will now boot into an experimental build of Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich based CynogenMod 9, when you followed the guide correctly. via
For more details, check out the official thread on XDA.
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