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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

My Kindle Fire is the most comprehensive one-stop guide to the all-new Kindle Fire tablet device.  With this book you will learn how to tap into every Kindle Fire feature, including many of the hidden ones not discussed in other books.  From setting up your Kindle Page, managing your music, watching movies, and downloading content - this book covers everything. The task based full-color format allows you to quickly and easily find the exact task you want to accomplish and walks you through it in a delightfully concise and visual manner.  My Kindle Fire makes it easy for you to:

 

•         Master all the basics, fast: reading, playing, watching, browsing, and more

•         Tweak your Kindle Fire for quicker access and longer battery life

•         Sample best-seller book chapters for free

•         Mark up any eBook with highlights, notes, and bookmarks

•         Convert your personal documents for use on Kindle Fire

•         Discover Calibre, a powerful eBook management tool

•         Control even the largest music libraries

•         Get instant answers from Wikipedia, and from Kindle Fire’s built-in dictionary

•         Listen to personalized Internet radio stations created just for you

•         Use your Kindle Fire as a digital photo frame

•         Prevent unwanted subscription charges

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

•         Explore any web content with Amazon’s innovative Silk browser

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

•         And much much more…

 

Unlike many other guides which might only briefly mention or skip over some very import Kindle Fire features My Kindle Fire covers everything.  Here are just a few of the things you'll find in My Kindle Fire that aren't covered in other guides:

 

•          Full coverage of Calibre, a free application for Mac or PC that helps manage your eBook library

•          A large number of walkthroughs for managing music playlists, including how to use cloud playlists.

•          How to reinstall multiple apps at once in case you reset your Kindle Fire.

•          Step-by-step walkthroughs on configuring all types of email accounts.

•          Coverage on handling attachments in your email application.

•          Importing contacts from your existing email application or cloud service and how you can export your contacts in order to back them up.

•          How to use Copy and Paste on the Kindle Fire.

•          How to use social networking integration with Facebook and others.

•          Walkthroughs on using the Gallery app, Pandora, Audible, and other popular apps.

•          Shows you how to access files on other computers in your house right from your Kindle Fire.

 

Synopsis:

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

Help when you run into 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:

        •  Master all the basics, fast: reading, playing, watching, browsing, and more

        •  Tweak your Kindle Fire for quicker access and longer battery life

        •  Sample best-seller book chapters for free

        •  Mark up any eBook with highlights, notes, and bookmarks

        •  Convert your personal documents for use on Kindle Fire

        •  Discover Calibre, a powerful eBook management tool

        •  Control even the largest music libraries

        •  Get instant answers from Wikipedia, and from Kindle Fire’s built-in dictionary

        •  Listen to personalized Internet radio stations created just for you

        •  Use your Kindle Fire as a digital photo frame

        •  Prevent unwanted subscription charges

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

        •  Explore any web content 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

USER LEVEL:  Beginning—Intermediate

 

 

Synopsis:

My Amazon Kindle Fire is a one-stop guide on how to get the most out of this exciting new tablet, as well as how to use the Kindle Fire to access content from Amazon's cloud-based services. Readers will be able to tap into every feature of this device, including some of the hidden ones and those with less obvious functionality. The organized, task-based format will allow readers to quickly and easily find the exact goal they want to accomplish, all in a delightfully concise and visual manner. The Kindle Fire makes it easy for consumers to:

  • Read eBooks from the Amazon Kindle store and from other sources.
  • Purchase and stream music and audio books.
  • Watch streaming movies and TV shows.
  • Read magazines and newspapers.
  • Access thousands of applications in Amazon's Android app store.
  • And much more..

About the Author

Jim Cheshire has written several books including Using Kindle: A Complete Guide to Amazon's Revolutionary Wireless Reading Devices (Kindle DX, Kindle 2) (2nd Edition) and owner of Jimco Software and Books and runs two popular websites, jimcosoftware.com and jimcobooks.com. He is a frequent contributor to the web design community. Jim has been employed by Microsoft for almost 15 years and has worked in the FrontPage, Visual Basic, ASP.NET, IIS, and Expression Web teams during that time. He's currently a senior escalation engineer on the ASP.NET, IIS, and Expression Web teams.

 

Table of Contents

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

    A Kindle Fire Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2

    Why You’ll Love My Kindle Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

    What You’ll Find in the Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

    Let’s Light This Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6

Chapter 1    Getting Started with the Kindle Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    The Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10

        Changing the Screen Timeout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

    Initial Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

        Connecting to a Listed Wi-Fi Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13

        Connecting to an Unlisted Wi-Fi Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14

        Setting Your Time Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15

        Registering with Amazon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15

    Basic Usage of the Kindle Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16

    The Home Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18

        Downloading Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19

        Removing Downloaded Items from Your Device . . . . . . . . .20

        Adding an Item to Favorites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21

        Removing an Item from Favorites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22

        Rearranging Favorites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22

    Notifications and Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23

        Notifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24

        Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24

    Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25

        Locking the Screen Orientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25

        Adjusting the Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26

        Adjusting Screen Brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26

        Checking Device Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27

        Turning Off Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28

    Searches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28

        Searching Your Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29

        Searching the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30

    The Kindle Fire Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30

        Entering Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31

        Positioning the Cursor and Selecting Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32

        Selecting and Editing Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32

        Copy/Cut and Paste . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33

        Entering Punctuation and Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34

Chapter 2    Amazon’s Cloud Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

    Amazon Cloud Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37

        Accessing Your Cloud Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39

        Creating Folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40

        Deleting a Folder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40

        Recovering Deleted Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41

        Adding Files to Your Cloud Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41

        Downloading Files from Your Cloud Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42

    Amazon Cloud Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43

        Launching Cloud Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43

        Playing Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44

        Creating Playlists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45

        Downloading Songs to a Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46

        Changing How Amazon Handles Purchased Music . . . . . .47

    Amazon Instant Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48

        Getting Videos from Amazon Instant Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48

    Kindle Cloud Reader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50

        Accessing Kindle Cloud Reader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50

        Opening and Downloading Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51

        Reading Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52

Chapter 3    Reading on the Kindle Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

    Finding Content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55

        Subscribing to Periodicals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56

        Sampling and Buying Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57

        Borrowing Books from Amazon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59

        Lending Books to Friends and Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60

        Sideloading Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61

    Reading Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62

        Browsing Your Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63

        Downloading a Book to Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64

        Removing a Book from Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65

        Reading a Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65

        Looking Up Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67

        Changing Font Styles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68

        Changing the Typeface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69

    Using Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70

        Adding a Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70

        Viewing an Individual Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71

        Viewing All Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71

        Editing a Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72

        Deleting a Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74

    Working with Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75

        Adding a Highlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75

        Deleting a Highlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76

    Working with Bookmarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77

        Adding a Bookmark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77

        Removing a Bookmark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78

        Moving to a Bookmark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78

    Reading Magazines and Newspapers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79

        Reading a Page View-Enabled Magazine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79

        Reading in Text View and Reading Newspapers . . . . . . . . . .82

    Managing Personal Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83

        Emailing a Personal Document to Kindle Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . .84

        Sideloading Personal Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85

        Reading Personal Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86

        Deleting Personal Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87

    Searching Content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87

        Searching the Current Item . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87

        Searching Wikipedia or Google from Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89

        Searching Wikipedia or Google from Periodicals and Personal Document . .. . .90

Chapter 4    Using Amazon’s Manage Your Kindle Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93

    Working with Books and Docs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94

        Accessing Manage Your Kindle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94

        Viewing Books and Docs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95

        Sending Books and Docs to Your Kindle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96

        Downloading Books to a Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97

        Deleting Books and Docs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97

        Changing Your Kindle Email Address for Docs . . . . . . . . . . . .98

        Limiting Doc Conversion Charges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99

        Adding an Approved Email for Docs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100

        Disabling Doc Archiving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101

    Managing Subscriptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101

        Changing Where a Subscription Is Delivered . . . . . . . . . . . .102

        Canceling a Subscription . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102

        Reactivating a Canceled Subscription . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103

        Changing Subscription Privacy Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104

    Updating Kindle Payment Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105

        Changing Amazon Purchases Credit Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105

        Changing Current Subscriptions Credit Card . . . . . . . . . . . .106

    Managing Your Kindle Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107

        Deregistering a Kindle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107

        Renaming Your Kindle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108

        Deregistering a Kindle App . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108

        Turning Whispersync Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109

Chapter 5    Managing Content with Calibre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111

    Getting Started with Calibre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112

        Welcome Wizard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112

    Adding Content to Calibre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113

        Importing Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .114

        Searching for New eBooks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115

    Editing Book Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116

        Downloading Metadata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116

        Manually Editing Metadata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119

    Transferring eBooks to the Kindle Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120

        Converting to EPUB Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120

        Deleting Non-EPUB Formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121

        Transferring the eBook to Your Kindle Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121

        Emailing eBooks to Your Kindle Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .122

Chapter 6    Accessing and Listening to Music. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125

    Browsing and Downloading Your Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125

        Browsing Artists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .126

        Scrolling Quickly in Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .128

        Browsing Albums . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129

        Monitoring Downloads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129

        Canceling Downloads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130

    Searching for Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130

        Searching Your Music Collection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130

    Playing Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131

        Listening to Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .132

        Playback Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .134

    Using the Now Playing Queue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135

        Viewing from Quick Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135

        Viewing from Library or Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135

        Viewing from Music Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .136

        Viewing All Tracks in Now Playing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .136

        Adding Songs to Now Playing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137

        Removing Songs from the Now Playing Queue . . . . . . . . .138

        Clearing the Now Playing Queue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .139

    Managing Playlists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .139

        Creating a Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .139

        Editing a Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141

        Adding Artists or Albums to a Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142

        Playing a Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143

        Downloading a Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .144

        Renaming a Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145

        Deleting a Cloud Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146

        Removing a Device Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147

    Buying New Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148

        Navigating the Music Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148

        Sampling and Buying Songs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149

        Sampling and Buying Albums . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149

        Changing Music Delivery Preference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .151

    Sideloading Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .151

        Sideloading to Your Kindle Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152

Chapter 7    Watching Video. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155

    Navigating the Video Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155

        Browsing the Video Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .156

        Viewing Movie Details . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157

        Viewing TV Show Details . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158

        Renting or Purchasing a Movie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160

        Buying TV Shows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161

        Disabling the HD Purchase Warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .163

    Working with Your Video Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164

        Watching a Movie or TV Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164

        Downloading Videos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .166

        Removing a Downloaded Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .167

    Sideloading Videos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .167

        Converting Videos for Kindle Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .168

        Copying Video to Your Kindle Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .170

        Watching Sideloaded Videos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .170

        Deleting Sideloaded Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171

Chapter 8    Installing and Using Apps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173

    Your App Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .174

        Browsing Your App Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .174

        Installing a Purchased App . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .175

        Installing Multiple Apps at Once . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .176

        Adding an App to Favorites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .177

        Uninstalling an App . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .177

        Updating an Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .178

    The Appstore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179

        Browsing Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179

        Viewing and Purchasing Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .180

        Viewing Saved or Recently Viewed Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .182

        Viewing Subscriptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .182

        Changing a Subscription Period . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .183

        Turning Off Auto-Renewal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .183

        Changing Subscription Privacy Preferences . . . . . . . . . . . . .184

    Application Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .184

        Force Stopping an Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .185

        Clearing Application Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .186

    Indispensable Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .188

        Listening to Audible Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .188

        Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .191

        Pandora . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .192

        ES File Explorer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .193

Chapter 9    Reading and Sending Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197

    Email Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .198

        Adding a Basic Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .198

        Adding an Additional Email Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .200

        Adding a POP3 or IMAP Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .200

        Configuring a POP3 Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .202

        Configuring an IMAP Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .204

        Removing an Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .206

    Managing Your Email Inbox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .207

        Choosing an Inbox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .207

        Choosing a Folder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .207

        Sorting Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .208

        Searching Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .209

        Synchronizing Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .210

        Selecting and Managing Multiple Messages . . . . . . . . . . . .210

        Accessing Email Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .212

        Emptying the Trash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .214

        Flagging a Message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .215

    Reading Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .215

        Reading a Message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .216

        Choosing When Images Are Displayed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .217

        Viewing Attachments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .218

    Sending Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .218

        Composing a New Email Message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .219

        Sending Replies or Forwards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .220

        Creating a Signature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .221

        Sending Messages in Plain Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .222

        Changing Whether Original Message Is Quoted . . . . . . . .223

    Working with Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .223

        Viewing Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .224

        Adding a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .224

        Editing a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .225

        Changing Contact Sort Order and Name Display . . . . . . .226

        Importing Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .227

        Exporting Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .229

Chapter 10    Browsing the Web with Silk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231

    Browsing the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .231

        Browsing to a Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .232

        Navigating a Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .232

        Sharing Pages on Facebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .233

        Sharing Pages with Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .234

        Copying a Link to the Current Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .235

        Copying a Hyperlink on a Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .235

        Searching in the Current Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .236

        Searching the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .236

    Working with Tabs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .237

        Opening Links in a New Tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .237

        Adding a New Tab and Closing Tabs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .238

        Navigating Many Tabs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .239

    Using Bookmarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .239

        Bookmarking the Current Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .239

        Bookmarking a Hyperlink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .240

        Viewing and Following Bookmarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .241

        Editing a Bookmark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .242

        Deleting a Bookmark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .243

    Using History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .244

        Viewing History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .244

        Searching History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .245

        Deleting a Single History Item . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .245

    Downloading Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .246

        Starting and Monitoring Downloads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .246

        Canceling a Download . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .247

        Opening Downloaded Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .248

        Deleting Downloaded Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .248

    Configuring Silk Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .249

        Setting Your Search Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .250

        Changing Text Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .250

        Controlling Cookies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .251

        Clearing the Cache . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .252

        Clearing History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .252

        Controlling Form and Password Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .253

        Accelerating Page Loading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .254

        Setting Your Silk View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .254

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