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Old November 17th, 2011, 08:01 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jem417 View Post
Just a bit of info for any one thinking of rooting the Kindle fire. If you plan on streaming videos with Amazon Prime don't root it just yet.
I rooted mine and I wasn't able to stream I called Amazon Support thinking it was a problem with my account and they said the error message I was getting was do to rooting, of course I played dumb. I unrooted the device and video streaming is working again.

The error message was something like...."Your device is no longer configure correctly for video playback" or something along those lines.

Just a bit of info
Yeah, it's been mentioned in the tech blogs and there's already a work-around:
Rooting Kindle Fire Breaks Amazon Video (And How To Make It Work)
Thankfully for you there is a workaround: OTA RootKeeper. This app (for rooted users only) acts as a temporary unroot, keeping a backup of su and removing the default that is detected by Amazon Video. You may also need to visit System Settings > Applications > All Applications > Amazon Video > Force Stop.
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