Reset Your Kindle Fire HD/ Soft and Factory Reset Kindle Fire HD

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Do you own Kindle Fire HD and want to reset it then we are here provide you a quick guide to reset Kindle Fire HD. Amazon has rendered two options of resetting your Kindle that we will be discussing here. First if you want to troubleshoot any issue on your Kindle Fire HD that can be solved with temporary refresh of device system then you need a soft reset.

Reset Your Kindle Fire HD

However, a soft reset is always the priority if you want to solve the issue without losing any data. So let give soft reset a first try and if you find no solution then reset your device to factory defaults.

Soft Reset Kindle Fire HD

To perform soft reset you will simply need to power the Fire HD off by following the necessary steps. First press and then hold the “Power” button for 20 seconds as required for Kindle Fire HD. The device is now has gone to reset state. After completing soft reset your all opened apps along with hidden apps will be closed. In next step, restart the device. The soft reset process is now completed.

But one possibility is that your device might not immediately power on after reset process, so to get it through you should charge it for at least 15 minute, then restart again.

Factory Reset Kindle Fire HD

If any problem persists, that was supposed to be solved after soft reset then you have another choice that is to perform a factory reset. However you should recognize that this process will format all your data and bring the whole system into starting stage. It means all your data like any media, apps, files and settings will be deleted. So first for saving your data you should run back-up process. For this purpose, use your Amazon account that will save your all data to load it again on your device after reset factory reset.

After back up of all your data, you should go for factory reset but before that, you should charge Kindle Fire HD to at least 40 percent as device would not perform factory reset if your device is not charged more than 40 percent.

Now you are good to go for reset your device to factory defaults, go to Settings Screen by tapping “More” icon in Kindle menu. Next Tap “Device” to open Device Settings menu. In device settings you will find the option “reset to factory Defaults” just tap on it to start the reset. But if you don’t find reset factory defaults option it means your device is less charged to perform reset. However after tapping “reset to factory Defaults” option, a pop up will appear tap on it if says “Erase Everything” to perform complete Factory Data reset.

Now your device will be stored to its initial software settings. To use your device you will now need to setup the Kindle Fire HD again as you did on first time after buying.

So, we have provided you simple guide to reset Kindle Fire HD. We believe that you have succeeded to Soft and Factory Reset Kindle Fire HD at first try. If you were not able to Soft and Factory Reset Kindle Fire HD at first attempt then try it doing again. And if still you experience any trouble in doing that then feel free to ask your query in the comment section below.

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