Amazon Kindle Fire Update Version 6.2 Now Available For Download

Amazon has made available the 6.2 update for the Kindle Fire today via their site. While no specific changelog was given, users who have already downloaded and applied the update have been reporting more responsive buttons and all around smoother UI. Oh yeah, and if you’re rooted, the update will in fact remove root from the device but getting it back is just as easy using the SuperOneClick method you used to root it the first time. Hit the Amazon download link here for full instructions on how to apply the update and let us know if you guys notice any other changes. Cheers.

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  • RawRmon07

    Yeah it did remove my root and erased my android market app, but it was fairly easy to get back!

    • http://twitter.com/gamercore Chris Chavez

      Thanks, for the comment! :)

      • RawRmon07

        No worries, my pleasure!

  • http://hcgditeteam.com James

    Happy to year they are not fighting the rooters that much. :)

  • https://twitter.com/paladaxar Paladaxar

    Maybe I’m missing something…but how the HECK are they on version 6.2 already!? 0.o

    • usnmustanger

      I was wondering the same exact thing.

  • http://www.facebook.com/srlnclt Lance Young

    Nice to see amazon already sending an update!!!  hopef

  • http://www.facebook.com/srlnclt Lance Young

    ully they keep it updated for a least a year or so.

  • https://openid.org/benjudy Ben Judy

    I pre-ordered the Fire weeks in advance, and received it as soon as Amazon would ship it to me. It already has 6.2. Unless it auto-updated when I wasn’t looking, mine must have shipped with this update already installed. Wonder why some did and some didn’t?

    • alpha11sponge

      The reason for that is because the Kindle Fire automatically updates over Wi-Fi like you stated in your comment. I was surprised when mine said 6.2 yesterday as well. Then, with some critical thinking, I came to the conclusion that it must auto update haha!

  • Nathan Hoover

    Does seem smoother and faster after the update. Thanks Amazon.