How to Install CyanogenMod 10.1 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean ROM on Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet?

April 8, 20133 Comments

Amazon’s most stunning gadget Kindle Fire Tablet is on high demand as of the current techno era. Most of the people who love to read want to keep this device with them. It allows  you to load more and more documents and books and many things within it. And one good is news is, now you can upgrade the current OS of this gadget to the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean via CyanogenMod 10.1 custom ROM. If you have owned this gadget and want to upgrade its current OS, this tutorial will surely be helpful. 

Amazon Kindle Fire

Installing a new custom firmware in Amazon’s this tech device is just same as smartphones. You just need to follow the same steps as if you are installing the firmware on your smartphone. Fortunately this update works great on Amazon’s this device. Here’s the whole process to install this update on your Kindle Fire Tablet :

Note :

  • This update is only applicable to Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet. You are requested not to try this update on any of your Android devices. It may get you some undone results, you may lose some data and there comes many issues regarding this update. Try to update on your other Android device at your own risk.

Requirements :

  • Your Kindle Fire Tablet must be a rooted one and CWM Recovery must be installed in it
  • You need to have a good back up of your device
  • Use a proper data cable to connect the device to the PC
  • Make sure your device battery is charged enough

Install CyanogenMod 10.1 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet :

Step 1 :

Step 2 :

Step 3:

  • Put your device in recovery mode and make it able to use its recovery menu.

Step 4 :

  • In recovery menu there comes many options. You can choose anyone of them by tapping  on to the screen.

Step 5 :

  • First thing is you need to clear up all the data from your device. 

Step 6 :

  • Select Wipe Catch option from the recovery menu and confirm it. 

Step 7 :

  • Now, select dalvik catche and then factory and system one by one.

Step 8:

  • It takes some time to complete the process.

Step 9 :

  • Then after select an option install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from sdcard.  

Step 10 :

  • Choose the above files of a custom firmware (We need to copy those files on your device’s external memory). After selecting a proper files confirm it by selecting Yes.

Step 11 :

  • Then after select Google Apps and repeat the same process. 

Step 12 :

  • Now, you need to reboot your device by tapping on to the appropriate option.

Step 13 :

  • Your Kindle Fire will go reboot itself. It takes some time to start the device again. You need to be patient for a while. 

Your device is now running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS. You can use all the features and functions of this device.

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  1. Dallin says:

    I realize this is a rookie question but I’m stumped on getting my Kindle Fire 1st gen into recovery mode. I’m reading things about boot loaders, FireFireFire, etc. but everything is so cryptic it’s difficult to figure it out. Any help would be great.

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    • Dallin says:

      Okay, got passed that part. I just needed to reinstall the drivers for KFU. Now I’m stuck at the point where I need to install a ROM. Every walkthrough I’ve found talks about using an SD card. It’s funny how I’m not finding an SD card slot on my Kindle Fire. Are you? j/k I have a ROM ready on my computer I just need to somehow deliver it to the Kindle Fire. Any help would be great, again. : )

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  2. Dallin says:

    Okay, got passed that part. I can understand that I had some trouble with my drivers and that was probably user error. I’m just trying to figure out why these instructions dont’ mention that the recovery mode has a mount SD Card function which will turn the Kindle Fire into a drive on the computer. That would be an important step to include. Otherwise, these are probably the best instructions out there. Thank you. JB4.2.2 is now working great. : )

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