Connecting Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD in USB Debugging mode

I am working on Android application development for mobiles and tablets. I faced issue in connecting Kindle fire and Kindle Fire HD in USB debugging mode in my Linux machine to work with Eclipse IDE. Both are not in same way.

Connecting Kindle Fire in USB debugging mode in Linux

1. Connect the device with the system using USB

2. Type lsusb in terminal and check whether you are able to identify the device as “Lab126”

3. Open etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules file

sudo gedit etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules

4. Paste the following line in the file

SUBSYSTEM==”usb”, ATTR{idVendor}==”1949″, MODE=”0666″, GROUP=”plugdev”

5. Chmod of the rules file

chmod a+r /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules

6. Open home/username/.android/adb_usb.ini file in edit mode. Add the following lines in the file manually. Don’t copy and paste. You will get issues on spaces.


7. Run adb kill-server

8. Run adb start-server

9. adb devices


Connecting Kindle Fire HD in USB debugging mode in Linux

This is simple.

Go to Settings-> Click more settings in top right ->Security ->Enable ADB.

That’s it!


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