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Fire Tablet HD 8 and Mevo App

I bought a Fire Tablet HD 8 (7th Generation) with hopes that I could use it with the app for Livestream's Mevo camera. Much to my chagrin, I've learned that while the 8th Generation runs Fire OS 6 (...
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Missing notification bar and navigation bar on an Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet

I turned on my Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet the other day, and some (but not all) of the bottom navigation bar buttons had disappeared. I rebooted, hoping that would clear up whatever caused it, but now ...
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Is it possible to install a clean Android on new Amazon Fire HD 10?

I see that Amazon is selling Fire HD 10 for $99. Aside from not wanting to see their ads I am deeply suspicious of Alexa spyware and not interested. I have seen claims that FIre HD 10s 2017 could be ...
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Remove Parent controls on Kindle Fire HD without password

I have parent controls on my Kindle Fire HD and I forgot the password. I want the parent controls off but I can't without the forgotten password. How do I get the parent controls off the kindle ...
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How to forward my proxy to my android

I need some help forwarding ports so my Amazon Fire 10 HD will have whatever IP I forward from my proxy server client which is 911 s5 3.1. I have been attempting this using Proxydroid installed on the ...
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Can I get Fire OS 6 running on a Fire HD 10(7th gen)?

Android Studio claims Fire OS 5.3.6.4 is Android 5.1.1 API 22. I would really like to be using Nougat (which apparently Fire OS 6 is). Shouldn't I have the latest Fire OS on my tablet? Is there a ...
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How to uninstall/disable system apps on Fire HD 8?

I want to uninstall or disable system apps on my Amazon Fire HD 8 2017. How can I do this? The FireOS version in "System Updates" menu is 5.6.2.0.
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Use of “Mounted /system” with secret key combinations in recovery;

I just discovered that after pressing a secret key combination in recovery mode, the log below shows a message "Mounted /system". What's this used for? Thank you!
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Kindle Fire HD 8 - cannot load app

I have a Kindle Fire HD 8 (7th Gen), Kids Edition. Fire OS 5.6.0.1 The tablet has Amazon FreeTime installed for my son. I have installed Google Play Store on the tablet. I have downloaded a game (...
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How to root Kindle Fire HD 8.9"

I have purchased a Kindle Fire HD 2. Generation (2012) and wanted to root it. I followed the instructions from Rooting a new Kindle Fire HD and and other instructions found via google. When I run the ...
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Is there an app that can turn off wifi for me when screen goes off?

I have a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. I have looked for a WiFi Sleep Policy (or similar) setting under Settings -> Wireless & networks -> WiFi settings -> (menu button) Advanced but there is none. Is ...
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Android apps on amazon Kindle Fire HDX?

Is there a way to use Google play or regular android apps to work on a kindle fire HDX? Any help would be much appreciated.
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Alternative Functions from Bluetooth Input

Is it possible to modify what a Bluetooth input effects, such as changing a key press of a Bluetooth keyboard to instead record a tap on a certain location of the screen on your device? (I am running ...
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I rooted my kindle fire hd, installed android. When I video chat in google hangout the mic doesn't work

as above. I rooted my kindle with the hope of installing decent apps on it, including all google apps. When I try to video chat in hangouts the mic doesn't work...
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Rooting a new Kindle Fire HD (July 13)

When I follow links about rooting the Kindle Fire HD, I have the impression its not possible with the latest versions? I have one bough just now, July 2013. Can I do it? (The main issue is Google ...
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How to install Android Composite ADB Interface

Having trouble with this line on this tutorial: "In your Android SDK directory, at \extras\amazon\kindle_fire_usb_driver, run KindleDrivers.exe, and then follow the instructions on the screen." I ...
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Trouble installing ADB correctly, Kindle will not show up in device manager

Currently using kindle fire HD 7.3.1 7" and would like to be able to add google play but when ever i try to install adb it says that I correctly installed it. I have both ADB turned on in the kindle ...
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Kindle Fire HD 7" runs very slowly after rooting

I recently rooted my Kindle Fire HD and it now runs very slowly. It was mentioned in the rooting instructions I was following that this would happen during the rooting process. I am wondering if this ...
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How can I take a screenshot on a Kindle Fire HD?

I thought that ICS, which is the underlying OS version for a Kindle Fire HD, supported a standard way of taking screenshots by holding down power button + volume down key. This does not work for me. ...
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Can I reset the Kindle Fire HD and power off without going to setup?

I just got a Kindle Fire HD which Im planning to give away as a gift to a friend. But I need to boot it and write a review on my website before giving it. So, how can I make it look like I never ...
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Can I install Google Chrome on a Kindle Fire HD?

Is it possible to install Google Chrome on a Kindle Fire HD? I searched the Amazon store and didn't see it there.
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What Android OS version is on the Kindle Fire HD?

Which version of Android is running on the recently announced Kindle Fire HD, Amazon seems to fail to mention that detail in the specifications they list for Kindle Fire HD