How to Use a Kindle Fire HD

Three Parts:Charging the Kindle Fire HDInitial SetupUsing Kindle Fire HD

Kindle Fire HD is Amazon’s tablet that boasts a stunning HD display, faster processor, and longer battery life. You can access the internet, Amazon e-book services, and more on this device. This gadget is considered to be one of the more worthy tablets on the market.

Part 1
Charging the Kindle Fire HD

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    Charge the device. Look in the box to find the charging cable, which should come with your Kindle.
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    Plug the charging jack (smaller end) into the the Kindle Fire’s charging port on the bottom.
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    Plug the other end into a wall outlet. You can check if your battery is fully charged when you swipe down from the top of the screen and tap More > Device, you’ll see the Battery Remaining as full.

Part 2
Initial Setup

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    Go into "Settings" and link the device to your Amazon account.
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    Set up your e-mail. Under "Applications," head to “E-mail, contacts, and calendars.” Then tap “Add account.”

Part 3
Using Kindle Fire HD

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    Download books. Tap the "Store" button and browse through the selection of books.
    • Check out the free books first before purchasing paid ones.
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    Transfer music and other media. Connect your Kindle to your PC using the USB cable that came with it. Once connected, the Kindle should appear in My Computer, much like any other USB device. Copy and paste your media to a folder in the Kindle Fire.
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    Download apps and games. Head to the "Apps" menu, and tap on the "Store" button in the upper-right corner. Browse the different categories of utility apps, games, and magazines.
    • To download the apps, just tap on “Install.”

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