Amazon Kindle Fire is equipped with a modified version of the Android operating system and customized Google. Now you can install the Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” with JackpotClavin developer who has released a build based on functional CyanogenMod 9.
In fact, this version still has many bugs, but the community is working hard to optimize the maximum its potential.
So far, the most important problem is that the system does not recognize with SD card and its storage. This means any application that needs to read or write from SD card is not able to function properly. Apparently, even the section Audio is not working but on the other hand, these are the first experiments of this type on the Kindle Fire.
The procedure to install Android 4.0 ICS on your tablet is not complicated but requires some experience. The most important thing is to follow carefully the instructions provided by the developer, it is an unofficial operation.
The easiest way to complete the intervention is to use the Kindle Fire Utility to connect the tablet to the PC through a USB connection . It is necessary to gain administrator rights (root) by installing TWRP 2.0 . Obviously it would be advisable to backup your device data.
Then you will need to proceed with the formatting of the device (factory wipe) and make the flash file tryforsdcard.zip proposed by JackpotClavin .
There may be two reasons for wanting to install Android 4.0 on the Kindle. The first is to improve the build trying to report bugs to the developers. The second is to see how it behaves the latest version of the OS on a Google tablet from $199.