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My Kindle Fire HD

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My Kindle Fire HD

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Amazon Kindle Fire HD photos that show you exactly what to do

Help when you run in to Amazon Kindle Fire problems or limitations

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Amazon Kindle Fire

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping Your Amazon Kindle Fire working just the way you want. Learn how to

•           Quickly master all the basics: reading, playing, watching, browsing, and more

•           Read an eBook and listen to the audiobook at the same time

•           Read periodicals in full color and zoom in on articles

•           Discover Calibre, a powerful eBook management tool

•           Control even the largest music libraries

•           Stream the latest movies, and even watch them on your TV

•           Instantly find out the name of a familiar actor in a movie

•           Use your Kindle Fire as a digital photo frame

•           Set up a safe and fun Kindle Fire environment for your kids

•           Set up your email account to work on your Kindle Fire

•           Talk to friends and family over Skype

•           Post to Twitter and Facebook

•           Surf the Web with Amazon’s innovative Silk browser

•           Use Amazon Cloud to get your stuff anywhere—even if you left your Kindle at home

CATEGORY:  Consumer Electronics

COVERS:  Amazon Kindle Fire HD

USER LEVEL:  Beginning—Intermediate

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents at a Glance
  4. Table of Contents
  5. About the Author
  6. Dedication
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. We Want to Hear from You!
  9. Reader Services
  10. Introduction
    1. An Overview of the Various Kindle Fire Models
    2. What’s New on the Kindle Fire
    3. What You’ll Find in This Book
    4. How to Navigate This Book
    5. Let’s Light This Fire
  11. 1. Getting Started with the Kindle Fire
    1. The Hardware
    2. Initial Setup
    3. Basic Usage of the Kindle Fire
    4. The Home Screen
    5. Notifications and Options
    6. Settings
    7. Using the Keyboard
    8. Connecting to Other Hardware
    9. Searches
  12. 2. Loading Your Kindle Fire
    1. Amazon Prime
    2. Amazon Cloud Drive
    3. Amazon Cloud Player
    4. Amazon Instant Video
    5. Kindle Reader Applications and Kindle Cloud Reader
    6. Transferring Files from Your Computer
  13. 3. Using Amazon’s Manage Your Kindle Page
    1. Managing Your Books and Docs
    2. Managing Subscriptions
    3. Updating Kindle Payment Information
    4. Managing Your Kindle Devices
  14. 4. Reading on the Kindle Fire
    1. Finding Content
    2. Organizing Your Books
    3. Reading on Your Kindle
    4. Working with Notes and Highlights
    5. Working with Bookmarks
    6. Reading Magazines and Newspapers
    7. Listening to Audiobooks
    8. Searching Content and Accessing Reference Materials
  15. 5. Managing Content with Calibre
    1. Getting Started with Calibre
    2. Adding Content to Calibre
    3. Editing Book Information
    4. Transferring eBooks to the Kindle Fire
  16. 6. Accessing and Listening to Music
    1. Browsing and Downloading Your Music
    2. Searching for Music
    3. Playing Music
    4. Managing Playlists
    5. Buying New Music
  17. 7. Watching Video on Your Kindle Fire
    1. Navigating the Video Store
    2. Working with Your Video Library
    3. Sideloading Videos
  18. 8. Installing and Using Apps
    1. The Appstore
    2. Your Apps Library
    3. Application Settings
    4. Indispensable Apps
    5. Games for Your Kindle Fire
  19. 9. Using Social Media and Chat
    1. Sharing with Facebook, Twitter, and the Kindle Community
    2. Video Chatting over Skype
    3. Sharing Game Achievements with GameCircle
  20. 10. Reading and Sending E-mail
    1. E-mail Accounts
    2. Managing Your E-mail Inbox
    3. Reading E-mail
  21. 11. Managing Your Personal Documents and Data
    1. Managing Personal Documents
    2. Using the Contacts App
  22. 12. Browsing the Web with Silk
    1. Browsing the Web
    2. Working with Tabs
    3. Using Bookmarks and History
    4. Downloading Files
    5. Configuring Silk Settings
  23. 13. Giving Your Kids a Kindle Fire
    1. Setting Up Kindle FreeTime
    2. Teaching Your Kids How to Use Kindle FreeTime
    3. Parental Controls for Older Children
  24. Index