A discussion forum for the Kindle Fire

Find out everything you need to know about the Amazon Kindle Fire including FAQs, hints, tips and apps in our Kindle Fire discussion forum.

Find out how to get the most from your Kindle Fire along with reviews, hints and troubleshooting tips. If you are looking for Free Kindle Fire apps then we also have comprehensive listings along with details of the hottest new Apps, movies and books.

Whilst the UK Kindle Fire Forum is aimed primarily at UK Kindle Fire owners, we welcome everyone and will be happy to chat and discuss with you on our bulletin board.

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Amazon Kindle Fire News

No iPad 3 until 2012

17 August 2019 20:13 (GMT)

Hello everyone,,
Wall Street Journal has released information that confirms there will be no iPad 3 shipments until early 2012. Apple has now secured the components necessary for the manufacture and the indication is that it will feature a new high resolution retina display of 2048 by 1536 pixels, this is double the resolution of the current iPad.

http://online.wsj.com...

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Can put MOBI files into the Documents folder, but not the Books folder

13 March 2019 09:33 (GMT)

It's been a while since I manually put ebooks onto my Kindle Fire. Lorem Ipsum Now when I try to put some MOBI files into the Books folder, Temp Mail I can't (just get a Windows ding sound). But I tried and I could put some into the documents folder. (The thing is, 10 Minute Mail I have MOBI files in both folders, so I've put some in the Books folder in the past) Anyone know why this is?

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I hate freetime

13 March 2019 09:32 (GMT)

I share my tablet with my kids. They have a separate profile with freetime enabled for screen time limits and content filtering. We do not subscribe to freetime unlimited.
The screentime limits are clunky. Omegle Amazon decides what content is ‘educational’, so if Install chess or a new osmo game. Appvalley it’s lumped in with the general games. I cannot manually ‘add time’ one off. I loved the native parental controls on the leap pad. Freetime also is a huge resource hog from what I can tell. Because we have invested in an osmo setup, I don’t want to switch to a different tablet.
If I were to uninstall freetime, is there a 3rd party parental control app that will work better that would only be used on the kid profile?

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Kindle books with narration (not audible)

10 January 2019 17:06 (GMT)

Hi   I have the latest version of the Amazon Fire that I use quite a lot to read /listen to Kindle books. Many of the books can be listened to with a free automated voice (male)  I also have the Kindle app on my Android phone and tablets  but on those, the only voice option to appear is audible narration. Is the Amazon voice restricted to only the Fire tablets. I do have an  Amazon Echo with Alexa, and she will read Kindle books, but she reads much too quickly and it ruins the stories. Thanks .

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Problem parsing package

17 January 2017 06:45 (GMT)

Hi I am trying to add kodi to my kindle fire hd. I try to install and receive the above error. Does anyone know how to fix this .
Thanks
Scott

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Rainbow Rotors (Free) - If you like the Rubik's Cube you'll love this...

27 November 2016 14:56 (GMT)

RAINBOW ROTORS
The concept is simple, the graphics are retro and the puzzles are pleasingly perplexing.

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The aim is to make each row a single colour of the rainbow with red at the top and violet at the bottom, in a set number of moves. When solved, the colours should match those in the sample column on the right.

Here's an easy puzzle:

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To make a move, tap on a block then tap on either the clockwise or anti-clockwise button. This will rotate the 8 surrounding blocks in the chosen direction.

FEATURES
  • Five grades of difficulty
  • Thousands of puzzles
  • Highly addictive!
  • Stretch your mind
  • FREE

DOWNLOAD: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N0J1X8S

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Climbing puzzle - amazing free game full of funny jokes!

20 October 2016 22:46 (GMT)

New funny puzzle game not only for climbing lovers Wink

The game consists of 48 amazing climbing cartoons, 
can you complete all of these? It's not so easy 
on HARD difficulty! Wink

Amazon Appstore for Android:
Climbing puzzle
or: http://www.amazon.com/gp/mas/dl/android?asin=B01MCWDHQ2

All our work you can find on our facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ClimbersFingers

We're looking foward to your feedback, it's really important for us!

Screenshots:
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Icon:
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facebook app no longer available for Kindle fire ?

08 February 2016 16:14 (GMT)

I have a Kindle fire HDX 3rd Gen and was having trouble with the facebook app not letting me watch videos ?
I deleted the app and tried to reinstall it but could not find it in the Kindle app store so I tried in the 1 app store but this app just gives a blank screen !!
It seems that the facebook app is no longer available in the kindle store but a really anoying app called social networks that bombards you with pop up adverts !!
Anybody else noticed this ??

Dave W

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Candy Jelly Mania coming January 13th

06 January 2016 22:45 (GMT)

Hey gaming fans! We're dead excited to announce our next game - free on Amazon App Store.


Match your way through more than 250 levels in this sweet Candying confection and delicious puzzle adventure game. Candy Jelly Mania is completely free to play and there is no additional costs or in-app purchases. Crush the Jelly cubes to create super scores and chains in a new way to play matching games. 

Candy Jelly Mania features - Easy and fun to play for all ages - Removing the jelly boosts your score to give power ups - Over 250 sweet levels - Boosters appear when you score big With Sugarplum, sugarcoated Orange, glaze gumdrop, mint candy and sweets Star candies, match 3 to score, match 4 or 5 to create power ups and boosters

Release Date:January 13th
Free to play and no In App Purchases
Playable on all Kindle Fire Devices

DOWNLOAD FREE (from midnight Jan 13th)


I will post a link once it goes live. Keep up to date on our Facebook Page.

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Personal Videos app

06 December 2015 21:17 (GMT)

I understand that to view MP4 files on the tablet I need the 'Personal Videos' app - but searching the apps store, I can't find any app with such a title. D|oes it have an alternative titla or something?
TIA
Mike

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