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My Kindle Fire HD

Format:  Paperback,

335 pages

Publisher: Pearson P T R

Publish Date: Dec 2012

ISBN-13: 9780789750716

ISBN-10: 0789750716

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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 doHelp when you run in to Amazon Kindle Fire problems or limitationsTips 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 HDUSER LEVEL: Beginning--Intermediate

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Publisher: Pearson P T R
Publish Date: Dec 2012
ISBN-13: 9780789750716
ISBN-10: 0789750716
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 335
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.2
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 9.0 x 0.75

Chapter outline

Introductionp. 1
An Overview of the Various Kindle Fire Modelsp. 2
What's New on the Kindle Firep. 4
What You'll Find in This Bookp. 4
How to Navigate This Bookp. 5
Let's Light This Firep. 7
Getting Started with the Kindle Firep. 9
The Hardwarep. 10
Initial Setupp. 12
Connecting to a Listed Wi-Fi Networkp. 12
Connecting to an Unlisted Wi-Fi Networkp. 13
Setting Your Time Zonep. 14
Registering with Amazonp. 15
Connecting to Facebook and Twitterp. 16
Basic Usage of the Kindle Firep. 17
The Home Screenp. 19
Downloading Itemsp. 20
Removing Downloaded Items from Your Kindle Firep. 22
Adding an Item to Favoritesp. 23
Removing an Item from Favoritesp. 24
Rearranging Favoritesp. 24
Changing the Screen Timeoutp. 25
Notifications and Optionsp. 26
Notificationsp. 27
Optionsp. 27
Settingsp. 28
Locking the Screen Orientationp. 28
Adjusting the Volumep. 29
Adjusting Screen Brightnessp. 30
Checking Device Informationp. 30
Turning Off Wi-Fip. 32
Using the Keyboardp. 32
Entering Textp. 33
Positioning the Cursorp. 33
Selecting and Editing Textp. 34
Copying/Cutting and Pasting Textp. 35
Entering Punctuation and Numbersp. 35
Adding Accent Marks and Diacriticalsp. 36
Connecting to Other Hardwarep. 37
Adding Bluetooth Accessoriesp. 37
Searchesp. 38
Searching Your Libraryp. 39
Searching the Webp. 39
Searching Amazon Storesp. 40
Loading Your Kindle Firep. 43
Amazon Primep. 44
Setting Up Amazon Primep. 45
Amazon Cloud Drivep. 47
Accessing Your Cloud Drivep. 49
Creating Foldersp. 50
Deleting Foldersp. 51
Recovering Deleted Itemsp. 52
Adding Files to Your Cloud Drivep. 52
Downloading the Cloud Drive Applicationp. 53
Accessing Cloud Drive Files from Your Kindle Firep. 54
Saving Files to Your Devicep. 55
Amazon Cloud Playerp. 57
Launching Cloud Playerp. 58
Importing Your Musicp. 58
Playing Music on Your Computerp. 61
Creating Playlistsp. 62
Downloading Songs to Your Kindle Firep. 63
Changing How Amazon Handles Purchased Musicp. 65
Amazon Instant Videop. 66
Getting Videos from Amazon Instant Videop. 67
Kindle Reader Applications and Kindle Cloud Readerp. 68
Accessing Kindle Reader Applicationsp. 69
Accessing Kindle Cloud Readerp. 70
Opening and Downloading Booksp. 71
Reading Books on the Kindle Cloud Readerp. 73
Transferring Files from Your Computerp. 74
Transferring Files from a PCp. 75
Transferring Files from a Macp. 76
Using Amazon's Manage Your Kindle Pagep. 79
Managing Your Books and Docsp. 80
Accessing Manage Your Kindlep. 80
Viewing Books and Docsp. 81
Sending Books and Docs to Your Kindlep. 82
Downloading Books to a Computerp. 83
Deleting Books and Docsp. 84
Changing Your Kindle E-mail Addressp. 85
Adding an Approved E-mail for Docsp. 86
Disabling Doc Archivingp. 87
Managing Subscriptionsp. 87
Changing Where a Subscription Is Deliveredp. 88
Canceling a Subscriptionp. 88
Reactivating a Canceled Subscriptionp. 89
Changing Subscription Privacy Settingsp. 91
Updating Kindle Payment Informationp. 91
Changing Amazon Purchases Credit Cardsp. 91
Changing Current Subscriptions Credit Cardsp. 93
Managing Your Kindle Devicesp. 94
Deregistering a Kindlep. 94
Renaming Your Kindle Firep. 95
Deregistering a Kindle Appp. 96
Turning Off Whispersyncp. 96
Turning Off Special Offersp. 97
Reading on the Kindle Firep. 99
Finding Contentp. 99
Buying Booksp. 100
Purchasing After Samplingp. 101
Using the Kindle Lending Libraryp. 102
Lending Books to Friends and Familyp. 103
Subscribing to Periodicalsp. 104
Organizing Your Booksp. 105
Browsing Your Libraryp. 106
Downloading a Book to Your Devicep. 106
Removing a Book from Your Devicep. 107
Reading on Your Kindlep. 108
Reading a Bookp. 108
Navigating a Bookp. 109
Changing Font Stylesp. 111
Looking Up Definitionsp. 112
Working with Notes and Highlightsp. 113
Adding a Notep. 114
Viewing an Individual Notep. 115
Editing a Notep. 115
Deleting a Notep. 116
Adding a Highlightp. 116
Viewing All Notes and Highlightsp. 117
Deleting a Highlightp. 118
Working with Bookmarksp. 119
Adding a Bookmarkp. 119
Removing a Bookmarkp. 119
Moving to a Bookmarkp. 120
Reading Magazines and Newspapersp. 121
Reading a Page View-Enabled Magazinep. 121
Reading in Text View and Reading Newspapersp. 123
Listening to Audiobooksp. 125
Downloading Audiobooksp. 125
Listening to Audiobooksp. 126
Setting a Sleep Timerp. 128
Immersion Readingp. 128
Using Text-to-Speechp. 130
Searching Content and Accessing Reference Materialsp. 131
Using X-Ray for Booksp. 131
Searching the Current Itemp. 132
Searching Wikipedia or Google from Booksp. 134
Managing Content with Calibrep. 137
Getting Started with Calibrep. 138
Using the Welcome Wizardp. 139
Adding Content to Calibrep. 140
Importing Booksp. 140
Searching for New eBooksp. 141
Editing Book Informationp. 143
Downloading Metadatap. 143
Manually Editing Metadatap. 146
Transferring eBooks to the Kindle Firep. 147
Converting to MOBI Formatp. 148
Deleting Non-MOBI Formatsp. 149
Transferring an eBook to Your Kindlep. 150
E-mailing eBooks to Your Kindlep. 151
Accessing and Listening to Musicp. 155
Browsing and Downloading Your Musicp. 155
Browsing Artistsp. 156
Scrolling Quickly in Musicp. 158
Monitoring Downloads from an Albump. 158
Monitoring All Music Downloadsp. 159
Canceling Downloadsp. 160
Searching for Musicp. 160
Searching Your Music Collectionp. 161
Playing Musicp. 161
Listening to Musicp. 162
Accessing Music Controlsp. 163
Managing Playlistsp. 164
Creating a Playlistp. 164
Editing a Playlistp. 165
Adding Artists or Albums to a Playlistp. 166
Playing a Playlistp. 167
Downloading a Playlistp. 167
Renaming a Playlistp. 169
Deleting a Playlistp. 169
Buying New Musicp. 170
Navigating the Music Storep. 170
Sampling and Buying Musicp. 171
Changing Music Delivery Preferencesp. 173
Watching Video on Your Kindle Firep. 177
Navigating the Video Storep. 177
Browsing the Video Storep. 178
Viewing Movie Detailsp. 179
Renting or Purchasing a Moviep. 181
Viewing TV Show Detailsp. 182
Buying TV Shows by Episodep. 184
Purchasing Complete TV Show Seasonsp. 185
Purchasing a TV Show from Prime Instant Videop. 185
Buying a Season TV Passp. 187
Working with Your Video Libraryp. 189
Watching a Movie or TV Showp. 189
Using X-Ray for Videop. 191
Adding a Video to Your Watchlistp. 192
Downloading Moviesp. 194
Downloading a TV Showp. 195
Removing a Downloaded Videop. 196
Sideloading Videosp. 196
Copying Video to Your Kindle Firep. 197
Watching Sideloaded Videosp. 198
Deleting Sideloaded Videosp. 199
Installing and Using Appsp. 201
The Appstorep. 201
Browsing Appsp. 202
Viewing and Purchasing Appsp. 203
Viewing Saved or Recently Viewed Appsp. 205
Viewing Subscriptionsp. 206
Your Apps Libraryp. 207
Browsing Your Apps Libraryp. 207
Installing a Purchased Appp. 208
Adding an App to Favoritesp. 209
Uninstalling an Appp. 210
Updating an Applicationp. 210
Application Settingsp. 212
Force-Stopping an Applicationp. 212
Clearing Application Datap. 214
Indispensable Appsp. 215
Evernotep. 216
Pandorap. 217
ES File Explorerp. 219
Games for Your Kindle Firep. 220
Accessing Gamesp. 221
Using Social Media and Chatp. 225
Sharing with Facebook, Twitter, and the Kindle Communityp. 225
Setting Up Your Social Networksp. 226
Sharing General Comments About Booksp. 228
Sharing Highlights from Booksp. 229
Before You Go in Booksp. 230
Importing Your Facebook Photosp. 231
Using the Facebook Appp. 232
Video Chatting over Skypep. 234
Setting Up Skypep. 235
Adding Skype Contactsp. 237
Making a Call with Skypep. 238
Sharing Game Achievements with GameCirclep. 239
Identifying GameCircle Gamesp. 240
Creating a GameCircle Profilep. 241
Adding Friends on GameCirclep. 242
Accessing Game Achievementsp. 243
Accessing Leaderboardsp. 244
Viewing Game Summariesp. 246
Reading and Sending E-mailp. 249
E-mail Accountsp. 249
Accessing the Add Account Pagep. 250
Adding a Gmail, Hotmail, AOL, or Yahoo! Accountp. 251
Adding a POP3 or IMAP Accountp. 253
Modifying Your Account Settingsp. 257
Removing an Accountp. 260
Managing Your E-mail Inboxp. 261
Choosing an Inboxp. 261
Choosing a Folderp. 262
Searching E-mailp. 263
Synchronizing E-mail and Loading More Messagesp. 264
Selecting and Managing Multiple Messagesp. 265
Reading E-mailp. 266
Reading a Messagep. 266
Viewing Attachmentsp. 267
Composing a New E-mail Messagep. 268
Managing Your Personal Documents and Datap. 271
Managing Personal Documentsp. 271
Viewing PDF Documentsp. 272
Viewing Word Documentsp. 274
Viewing Spreadsheetsp. 275
Using the Contacts Appp. 277
Viewing Contactsp. 277
Adding a Contactp. 278
Editing a Contactp. 280
Changing Contact Sort Order and Name Displayp. 280
Browsing the Web with Silkp. 283
Browsing the Webp. 283
Using the Starter Pagep. 284
Browsing to a Websitep. 285
Navigating a Pagep. 285
Sharing Pages on Facebookp. 287
Sharing Pages with E-mailp. 288
Copying a Link to the Current Pagep. 288
Copying a Hyperlink on a Pagep. 289
Searching in the Current Pagep. 290
Searching the Webp. 291
Working with Tabsp. 291
Opening Links in a New Tabp. 292
Navigating Tabsp. 292
Using Bookmarks and Historyp. 293
Bookmarking the Current Pagep. 293
Bookmarking a Hyperlinkp. 294
Viewing and Following Bookmarksp. 295
Editing a Bookmarkp. 295
Viewing Historyp. 296
Downloading Filesp. 297
Starting and Monitoring Downloadsp. 297
Sharing Downloaded Filesp. 298
Deleting Downloaded Filesp. 299
Configuring Silk Settingsp. 300
Setting Your Search Enginep. 300
Enable Locationp. 301
Giving Your Kids a Kindle Firep. 303
Setting Up Kindle FreeTimep. 303
Accessing Kindle FreeTimep. 304
Setting Up Child Profilesp. 305
Manage Content on FreeTimep. 306
Setting Daily Time Limitsp. 308
Changing the Parental Controls Passwordp. 309
Teaching Your Kids How to Use Kindle FreeTimep. 311
Using the FreeTime Interfacep. 312
Navigation for Nonreadersp. 313
Exiting FreeTimep. 314
Parental Controls for Older Childrenp. 314
Setting a Parental Controls Passwordp. 315
Managing Parental Controls Settingsp. 316
Indexp. 319

Book description

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

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