Warning dont do this if you dont know what your doing or how to fix it if something goes wrong, and dont blame me for any Problems that happen to your kindle trying to use this method. I tested and used this only on the 8.9 Kindle Fire HD and dont know what it will do on a 7 it may work for the 7 also but my settings I recommend are for the 8.9 and probably not great for the 7. I was looking for a way to get rid of the soft key bar that takes up screen space and is just another thing that I disslike about the stock Amazon Interface. I have not found a perfect replacement but I have found one that is pretty decent it is the LMT Launcher(required root) Other then a few visual glitches, like a gap on the right during the notification bar down, and a bar on the right when using key board. Directions: 1.Download apk from post below http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1330150 2.Install apk in ES File explorer or whatever file program you use. 3. Download and install MoreRecent, if you want recent apps (since Kindle Fire HD is sorely lacking this) morerecent Play store download link.. 4. Run LMT app, Tap start/stop TouchService once, and set Autostart Touchservice enable 5. Setup Pie Control near the bottom of the Settings Recommended settings by me: Activation area position left and right Activation area Thickness 5 Activation area Length 600 Long press time 1000 Animation time 0 Show status infos Disabled 6. Setup Pie Items Recommended settings by me: Level 1 for the pie Give you access to search menu and recent apps using morerecent app, plus a way to kill all apps and go to home. This leaves all 4 of the long press items available for common used apps or anything you want!! Pie item 1 App select MoreRecent Pie Item 2 KillAllApps (will close active and go to Home screen) (or replace with your most used app) pie Item 3 Menu pie item 4 Search Level 2 for the Pie Make so swipe downward from left or right will go back, and swipe upward will go back home. Pie item 1 Home Pie Item 2 Back 7. Test that it works well and does everything you like and i recommend to restart to make sure it starts up. Testing your most used apps is a good idea to make sure that you can just use the LMT and dont need the amazon Soft Key Bar 8. If everything is working great and their isnt any time that you wish need the amazon bar Load Titanium backup and back up Soft Key Bar then uninstall it, now restart and it should be gone once LMT loads you should have a more clean and easy to use replacement for the the amazon key bar! With alot more settings you can play with! Let me know how this works for you!!