Some of you might’ve just buy Kindle Fire for this holiday season. This affordable tablet is one of the best alternatives available in the market and has already become popular device across the country. Anyway, you might be little bit confused when use this tablet for the first time. If you’re too lazy to get assistance from Amazon’s call center, then you can read our simple guide below.
Set Up the Device
This step require decent WiFi connection and an Amazon account. If you don’t have it, you can navigate to Amazon official website and create one. Don’t forget to add your credit card information.
When your account is ready, tap the Quick Setting icon. This function will let you choose your preferred WiFi network. If you already connected, a notification will pop-out and you can enter your Amazon account name and password here.
Look for manage your kindle options to set up 1-click payment method. You must type some credit card information and decide which one that will be charged for apps, music, and books.
Recently, Amazon released a new software update for Kindle Fire. This updates is include with some performance tweak and improvements in other aspects.
The updates should be available Over The Air. You’ll receive new notification when the update is available. But, if you want to update as soon as possible, then you can perform it manually. It will require you an USB cable and desktop computer to do this. To read the full instruction about perform manual update on Kindle Fire, you can navigate here.
Adding some content
All of the apps, books, and musics that you have bought from Amazon apps store will be automatically listed in the library. Multimedia contents is stored in Amazon cloud storage. This is mean that you can stream them if you’re currently on a WiFi network coverage.
If you want to add your personal music collection into the device, you can upload it directly to Amazon cloud storage. For video content, you can transfer them into Kindle Fire via micro USB cable. If you’re unsure if Kindle can handle the video format, you can download Miro. This apps will convert video to a format that is readable by Kindle Fire.
The e-reader can handle several popular formats, including DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, TXT, RTF, PRC, and MOBI. You can also transfer the document manually using the same micro USB cable method. Same goes for adding non-Amazon ebooks.
You can go directly to Amazon apps store to find out some useful and exciting application. There’s plenty of free and paid apps. If you’re not find what you want, you can also sideload android apps from the android market. You can read full instruction to do that in here.