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How to root Amazon Fire Phone on Android 4.4 KitKat [Guide]

Amazon Fire Phone [1]You might remember Amazon–the largest online retailer–talking about bringing out a smartphone years ago. They finally did it and named it the Fire Phone. It’s a great name to an underrated device, especially if you are a fan of the Amazon brand. If you own this handset and want to get more out of it, we suggest doing that by hacking the system internals with root access. Check after the jump on how to root Amazon Fire Phone on Android 4.4 KitKat.

BEFORE WE BEGIN 

HOW TO ROOT AMAZON FIRE PHONE ON ANDROID 4.4 KITKAT

  1. Download the Towelroot package from here [2]. Ignore any message your browser says about the file potentially being unsafe.
  2. Click the red button and follow the prompts to continue installing the file to the desktop.
  3. Extract the file to the desktop so you can use the executable file inside.
  4. Once done, run the program and click the button “Make it ra1n”.
  5. Now the Towelroot program will take over and flash the exploit to your device.
  6. Do not touch any buttons until it is done. You should see your handset automatically rebooting.
  7. Now you can install SuperSU from Google Play to finish.