Kindle Reset: Reset Kindle to factory settings - here's how


Kindle Reset: Reset Kindle to factory settings - here's how

If you want to sell your Amazon Kindle , you should reset the device to delete all your data and information. Resetting the Kindle can also help if the Amazon tablet has permanent problems and crashes.

Depending on the model (Kindle Fire, Kindle Paperwhite) you reset your device in different ways. A reset before selling your Kindle is primarily necessary to separate your Amazon account from the device and thus prevent the buyer from making purchases via your account.

Before Kindle reset: Disconnect your device from your Amazon account

  1. Opens the Amazon website:
  2. Click on the " Devices " tab above , if you haven't already.
  3. Click on your Kindle device and then click on the " Unsubscribe " button.

Reset Kindle Fire HD

Do you have one of the current Amazon tablets, you reset it like this:

  1. Opens the settings .
  2. Select " Device ".
  3. Here you will find the option " Reset to factory settings ".
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions and wait for the Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, or Kindle Fire HDX to reset.

Reset Kindle Paperwhite

  1. Open the settings , which you can reach in the menu area at the top right.
  2. Tap on the three bars in the settings .
  3. In the menu that now appears you can " reset device ".

Reset Older Kindle: It was shipped from the factory for sale

This reset is also suitable if the eBook reader no longer reacts:

  1. Pushes the power control aside .
  2. Press and hold the power button for 20 seconds .
  3. The device will now restart.
To erase all data and factory reset your Kindle, do the following:

  1. Ensures that the device battery is charged at least 40%.
  2. Calls the " More... " menu via the settings .
  3. Select the settings for the " device " here.
  4. Tap on "Reset to factory settings ".
  5. Now select " Factory settings / reset device " and confirm the security query .
  6. After the reset, your Kindle should also be disconnected from the Amazon account.

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