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Kindle Fire HDX For Dummies

Nancy C. Muir

ISBN: 978-1-118-77580-6 December 2013 288 Pages


Spark your interest in Kindle Fire HDX and start burning through books, movies, music, and more with this bestselling guide!

The Kindle Fire HDX is Amazon's premiere tablet. With its new, more powerful Android operating system, this latest version has some exciting bells and whistles along with the features that have made the Fire a tablet fan favorite: access to the amazing Amazon Appstore, online music storage, a large music and video store, a huge e-book library, and easy one-step ordering from Amazon. This full-color, For Dummies guide shows you how to take advantage of all the Kindle Fire’s functionality including browsing the web, sharing photos, watching videos, playing games, downloading apps, reading newspapers and magazines, and personalizing the device for your needs.

  • Covers the Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HD tablets
  • Walks you through getting connected, navigating the touchscreen interface, working with Kindle Fire's built-in apps, using Amazon Cloud, and getting help from the Mayday feature
  • Helps you stay in touch with social media, e-mail, and Skype and find what you’re looking for online with Amazon’s Silk web browser
  • Shows you how to stay entertained with the latest apps, movies, TV shows, music, games, e-books, and other cool content for your Kindle Fire HDX or Kindle Fire HD

Blaze through Kindle Fire HDX For Dummies and start taking advantage of the hottest tablet in town today!

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Kindle Fire HDX  5

Chapter 1: Overview of the Kindle Fire HDX 7

Chapter 2: Kindle Fire HDX Quickstart 23

Chapter 3: Kindle Fire HDX Settings 49

Part II: Taking the Leap Online  75

Chapter 4: Going Shopping 77

Chapter 5: Going Online 99

Part III: Having Fun and Getting Productive 123

Chapter 6: E-Reader Extraordinaire 125

Chapter 7: Playing Music 151

Chapter 8: Playing Video 167

Chapter 9: Going Social 181

Chapter 10: Getting Productive with Kindle Fire HDX 197

Part 4: The Part of Tens  223

Chapter 11: Ten Apps That Add Functionality to Kindle Fire HDX 225

Chapter 12: Ten (or So) Top Gaming Apps 239

Index  253