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Root the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 using Bin4ry Tool

Kindle Fire HD 8.9 model has been released and now you can use the root instructions listed in this post to gain access to all of its system’s functions.

The root has been bundled by ‘mdblaze’ from XDA and the tool used to apply the changes is named Bin4ry Tool. It is an exploit for Sony tablets and it seems like it works with your Kindle Fire HD 8.9inch model too. This guide should be very easy to apply.

To be sure that this root tool will work with your computer you should install its USB Drivers. Download the drivers from HERE. Extract the contents and after that run the Exe file to install the USB drivers for Kindle Fire HD on your PC.

Apply this root only on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 inch variant. Do not try to flash these root files on any other Android tablet or smartphone. Create backups of all the files you have currently stored on your tablet device so that in case something goes wrong and you cannot use them after the root, then you will  be able to restore them from your PC or whatever media you’ve used to keep the files safe.

Now that you know all this general info, I think that you should move to the how-to guide.  Also, remember to disable all antivirus applications. Rooting your tablet might void its warranty, but you shouldn’t worry as you can easily unroot it using the ‘NOTE’ listed at the end of the tutorial.

Make sure that you apply all the changes that I’ve listed because otherwise you cannot complete the root. If you have any problems with the tutorial and you cannot apply all actions, then you should leave a detailed comment at the end of this post and we will try to come with a solution to your problems.

How to root the Kindle Fire HD 8.9:

  1. Get the Bin4ry Root Tool from HERE.
  2. Extract the contents of this zip and place in a folder that is saved on your desktop PC screen.
  3. Open Settings on your Kindle Fire HD device and enable the ADB from the Security section.
  4. Use the USB cable to connect your tablet to your PC. The rest of the drivers will now install on your PC and when it is done you can continue to the next step.
  5. Open the folder created at step 2, the one that contains the root files. Launch the ‘RunMe’ file, which is the root utility.
  6. A new window will load and you need to press the ‘2’ button on your keyboard. Press Enter key and then select ‘Special’.
  7. Next, press ‘1’ and then ‘Enter’ to choose ROOT. Follow the onscreen instructions to finish the root.
  8. That’s it, you’ve successfully rooted your device.

NOTE: If you ever decide to un-root your Kindle Fire HD 8.9″, launch the Bin4ry Root Tool and press ‘x’ button and then ENTER. Select ‘unroot’ and then follow the on-screen instructions to unroot your device. This process will not take more than 10 seconds.

These were all the steps that you had to take. If you have any extra questions, post them at the end of this post.

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  • john

    8.9: did all the steps but i get no further notices from the batch after “daemon successfully started”.

    • mikmckn

      Having the same problem with mine. No prompts in either Windows 7 x64 or XP Pro. Same problem with both.

  • Brian

    I get a message on the kindle to restore my data. Should I select this?

  • Jackie

    It went through the whole entire process but my kindle is still not rooted…. HELP!

  • Tom

    8.9 I did all the steps and all I got was “daemon successfully started” What are the other steps that should happen to finish the root successfully?

  • Casfres

    I open RunMe.bat and then hit 2, enter, 1, enter, and all it does is say “Tablet S Mode Enabled!” but nothing else. and nothing on my tablet seems to change. What do i do?

  • sadafas

    mine does exactly what everyone else is saying…
    daemon tolls successfully started and then it does nothing.

  • herber banda

    everytime i try to install the drivers my computers tells me an error occured and i need to install it manually…how do i do that?

  • Serge

    = This script will root your Android phone with adb restore function =
    = Script by Bin4ry (thanks to Goroh_kun and tkymgr for the idea) =
    = Idea for Tablet S from Fi01_IS01 =
    = (13.10.2012) v15 =

    Device type:
    1) Normal
    2) Special (for example: Sony Tablet S, Medion Lifetab)

    x) Unroot

    Make a choice: 2

    Special mode:
    1) Root
    2) Rollback
    Make a choice: 1

    Tablet S mode enabled!

    * daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 *
    * daemon started successfully *

    => Is that everythin? Is my Kindle Fire HD 8.9 rooted now?

  • Conwoman

    please help! I downloaded the ADB drivers, installed, then extracted the binary tool and ran it, followed your directions, selected 2 special, then 1 Root, when i went into my Es explorer , and tried to turn on my Root, it says Test failed, sorry this feature can not run on your device…????
    what am i doing wrong? Please please help! thankyou so much.