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Fire Tablets For Dummies

Fire Tablets For Dummies

Nancy C. Muir

ISBN: 978-1-119-00825-5

Dec 2014

288 pages

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Enjoy endless entertainment with your Kindle Fire, Fire HD, or Fire HDX Tablet!

Amazon's growing suite of tablets gives you the power to watch, work, and play wherever you roam. With access to a large music and video collection, a growing app store, a massive library of e-books, and fast, easy one-click shopping, the Fire Tablet is the hottest ticket in town. Whether you're the owner of the original Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HDX, or one of the latest and greatest Fire tablet models, this fun and friendly guide will fuel your love of your tablet and help you make the most of its myriad features and capabilities.

Although there's a ton of documentation and online support surrounding Fire tablets, much of it is lacking—not to mention packed with jargon that could make even a tech-guru's head spin. In Fire Tablets For Dummies, you'll get easy-to-understand, thorough, and plain-English explanations of the features and topics you'll encounter as you cruise around your cool new device - no matter which model you choose. Burn through the basics of getting connected, going online, and navigating your tablet's built-in apps before moving on to filling your Fire Tablet with games, books, videos, TV shows, magazines, and more.

  • Covers the key features of the original Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, and Kindle Fire HDX as well as the latest features of the new Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets
  • Shows you how to set up your Fire tablet, navigate with the touchscreen, and connect to Wi-Fi
  • Offers clear instruction on browsing the web, receiving and sending email, and posting on Facebook
  • Walks you through new Amazon services available on the latest Fire Tablet models
  • Provides helpful advice on amazing apps to add fuel to your Fire tablet

From music to movies, e-books, apps, photos, and beyond, Fire Tablets For Dummies is your one-stop guide to getting more from your Fire Tablet.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Fire Tablets 5

Chapter 1: Getting an Overview of Fire Tablets 7

Chapter 2: Firing Up Your Fire Tablet 23

Chapter 3: Exploring Fire Tablet Quick Settings 47

Chapter 4: Setting Up Your Fire 57

Chapter 5: Fire Tablets and Your Family 73

Part II: Taking the Leap Online 85

Chapter 6: Going Shopping 87

Chapter 7: Going Online 107

Part III: Having Fun and Getting Productive 131

Chapter 8: Taking Advantage of the Ereader Extraordinaire 133

Chapter 9: Playing Music 161

Chapter 10: Playing with Video and Cameras 177

Chapter 11: Going Social 199

Chapter 12: Getting Productive 217

Part IV: The Part of Tens 237

Chapter 13: Ten Great Tips for Your Tablet 239

Chapter 14: Ten (or so) Great Fire Apps 251

Index 265