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My Kindle Device Doesn’t Turn On: A Guide To Fix The Problem
May 2, 2022
Sometimes, Kindle devices can have issues where they won’t turn on. This can be frustrating, but there are a few things you can try to fix the problem. In addition, we have written a comprehensive guide to help you troubleshoot.
6 Steps To Fix The Kindle Device
If your Kindle device doesn’t turn on, there are a few things you can try to fix the problem.
Reset The Device To Factory Settings
Try pressing the power button to reset it. This resets any inactive Kindle gadgets. If the problem persists, connect your Kindle to a power outlet using the USB cable that came with your device.
Your Device Has Run Out Of Battery
One of the most common reasons your Kindle device won’t turn on is that it has run out of battery. If you haven’t used your device in a while, the battery may have drained entirely. To check if this is the case, connect your device to a power source using the USB cable that came with it. Once it’s related, press and hold the power button for 40 seconds. Suppose your device turns on, great! If not, don’t worry. There are other troubleshooting steps you can take.
Use Volume Down Lifehack
If your Kindle doesn’t turn on, one lifehack you can try is the volume down method. To do this, simply press and hold the power button and the volume down button at the same time for about 20 seconds. If done correctly, your Kindle should restart.
Reset Your Device In The Recovery Menu
If your Kindle device still doesn’t turn on, you can try resetting it in the recovery menu. To do this, follow these steps:
- Connect your Kindle to a power source using the USB cable with your device.
- Press and hold the power button for 40 seconds.
- After 40 seconds have passed, release the power button and wait for your Kindle to enter the recovery menu.
- Once in the recovery menu, select “Factory Reset” and confirm your selection.
- Your Kindle will now reset and should turn on properly.
Check If There Is a Hardware Issue
If resetting your device doesn’t work, there may be a hardware issue causing the problem. To check for hardware issues, follow these steps:
- Make sure that the power adapter is properly plugged into an outlet and your device.
- Check the USB cable to ensure it’s not damaged and is properly connected to your device and power adapter.
- Try using a different power adapter or USB cable.
- If you’re using a Kindle Fire HD 8 or 10, ensure that the charging port door is fully open.
- If none of these solutions work, there may be a hardware issue with your Kindle, and you’ll need to contact customer service for further assistance.
Bring Your Kindle To Customer Service
If you’re still having trouble after trying all of the above, it may be time to bring your Kindle in for repair. Amazon has excellent customer service, and they will usually be able to help you solve the problem or replace your device if necessary.
You can find your nearest customer service center by visiting Amazon’s website and searching for “customer service.”
My Kindle Is Unable To Join Wi-Fi Networks
If you’re having trouble connecting your Kindle to a Wi-Fi network, here are a few things to try:
First, check to ensure that the Wi-Fi network you’re trying to connect to is working properly. If you can connect to other Wi-Fi networks without issue, the problem may be with the specific web you’re trying to connect to.
If you’re still having trouble, try restarting your Kindle device and router. This will often fix connection issues.
If you’re still having no luck, contact your Internet service provider for help troubleshooting the connection.
My Kindle Isn’t Connecting to My Computer
If you’re having trouble connecting your Kindle to your computer, there are a few things you can try:
- Check the USB cable – Make sure that the USB cable is firmly plugged into both your Kindle and your computer. If it’s loose, try unplugging and replugging it in.
- Check for driver updates – There may be updates available for the drivers that control the USB connection between your Kindle and your computer. You can check for driver updates by going to the Device Manager on your computer (you can find it in the Control Panel).
- Restart your computer – Sometimes, a simple restart will fix any connection problems between your Kindle and your computer.