Install MIUI Based On Android 4.0.3 ICS On Kindle Fire – How To Tutorial
Amazon’s $199 Kindle Fire is one of the best tablets money can buy for under $300. Besides offering tight integration with Amazon’s services and doubling to be a great eBook reader, its hacker-friendly: the device is rooted, has a lot of valuable ROMs available and it is heavily supported by a vibrant community of skilled developers.Earlier today, we received news of the official release of MIUI for Kindle Fire.Here is the good news its based upon Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich and it is pretty stable (for a ROM in Alpha state). Items like USB tethering, static wallpapers, hardware acceleration and themes don’twork,however they will be in the future.Examine our step-by-step guide after the jump!
Before you start following the guide, you need to meet two conditions: #1 your must root Kindle Fire and #2 flash a custom recovery with it. Besides this, you must remember that flashing a whole new ROM like MIUI involves the deletion of every personal data on your own Kindle Fire, so make sure you back it up!DISCLAIMER: Redmond Pie will not be held responsible if you lose data or your device gets damaged in the next few with this guide. Proceed in your own risk.
Step 1: Download the latest edition of MIUI for Kindle Fire based upon Android 4.0.3 ICS [Official Thread].
Step 2: You must transfer this .zip file directly under /sdcard on your own Kindle Fire. You are able to either do this on the Kindle Fire itself after downloading the ICS into it, or through a file explorer on the desktop. Works in either case.
Step 3: Once transfer is finished, close down your Kindle Fire.
Step 4: Boot into a custom recovery. ClockworkMod Recovery and TWRP are popular choices and you may elect to install whichever you really like.
Step 5: Take a NANDROID backup. This might come handy later on if you have issues with MIUI and want to revert returning to current setup.
Step 6: Do a complete wipe & factory reset from the custom recovery.Warning: This would delete all your personal data.
Step 7: Flash the ROM you transferred for your Kindle in Step 1. In CWM, this can be frominstall zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard > [.zip file from Step 1].
Step 8: Wipe both cache and Dalvik cache.
Step 9: Reboot!
If you followed the steps correctly, your Kindle Fire will now boot into MIUI based upon Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Have queries? Check out the official thread over on MIUI forums.