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How to Use Chrome Extensions on a Fire Tablet

Learn how to use Chrome extensions on a Fire tablet with this step by step tutorial

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Download 10 Free Kindle Books for World Book Day

World Book Day is just 2 days away - and to celebrate, Amazon is giving away 10 Kindle Books from all around the world.

All of these books have been translated into English and include titles from Japan, Afghanistan, Poland, Madagascar, and more!

There are no strings attached and absolutely no fees involved. You don't even need a Prime account!

All you DO need is an Amazon account, a Fire tablet, a Kindle, or a device on which you can use the Kindle app. What's more, this great offer is available internationally!

Click here to visit Amazon and download your 10 free Kindle books

Be quick - this free offer ends at 11:59 p.m. (PDT) on April 24, 2021 (or on April 25th in the UK).

Spring Sale on Fire Tablets

Hello Fire Friends!

Just wanted to let you know that the ENTIRE range of Fire tablets is currently on sale at Amazon - perfect timing if you are thinking about treating yourself or someone you love to an Easter gift!

There are great savings to be had on the Echo Dot and Firestick too!

Here's what's on offer right now:

(Prices on Amazon are subject to change at any time and without notice. Please confirm all prices before purchasing products. LoveMyFire.com is not responsible for any price changes or purchases you make. Please see Terms of Use.)

PRICES SLASHED ON FIRE TABLETS

DEALS ON OTHER DEVICES

Remember - Amazon will only say this is a 'limited time offer', so you need to be quick if you want to take advantage of these low prices.

I ♥ My Fire!

-Christine

How do I Replace the Battery or Charging Port an a Fire Tablet?

This is a question I have received several times recently, because the Fire's charging port or battery is sometimes the first thing to malfunction when the tablet seems fine in every other way.

Unfortunately, there's not an easy way to replace a battery in a Fire. These tablets are not like a remote control or child's electronic toy where you can remove a screw, take out the battery, and put in a new one. Amazon just doesn't provide access to the battery compartment.

First, I would recommend contacting Amazon Support directly to see what they can do. It's possible they have some fixes or solutions that might work.

Second, perhaps a mobile device repair business might be able to fix your battery or charging port.

**WARNING!** Be aware that if you or someone else opens up your tablet to access the electronic insides it will void any warranty still on the device. Of course, if you have no warranty and don't want to buy a new tablet, maybe going this route will work for you.

A final thing to consider is investing in the Show Mode Charging Dock (if it's compatible with your Fire). I have now heard from 2 visitors to this site who found that the Dock managed to resurrect their tablets from the 'dead'.

Using the dock is also a great way to protect the fragile charging port from damage - I use one myself, as I find the wire-free, magnetic method or charging my Fire so much easier!

Learn more about the Show Mode Charging Dock

Please do let me know if you've had any success with getting either the battery or charging port repaired on your device.

3 Months of Audible for 99p (UK Only)

Good news, book lovers!

Amazon is currently holding an Audible Spring Sale, offering you 3 months of Audible for the amazingly low price of just 99p!

This is quite a saving - the regular price is £7.99 per month!

Becoming an Audible member gets you one credit per month that you can apply to ANY audiobook, regardless of price or length.

That means that you can get three top-selling titles for under a pound, which is amazing.

I'm a big fan of Audible, even though I once never imagined myself enjoying listening to books rather than reading them.

But the excellent narrators at Audible bring books to life in a whole new way - plus it means you can enjoy books at times when you couldn't possibly read (sitting in traffic, for example!).

You can read about my experience with Audible here - or click here to visit Amazon (UK) to take advantage of this offer.

Happy listening :)

How to Make a USB-C Device Compatible with a USB Drive

If you have the 10th generation HD 8 or HD 8 Plus - or the 9th generation HD 10 - then you'll know that they come with USB-C charging.

This is an improvement on the previous micro-USB charging and is likely to be a feature on all new Fire tablets in upcoming generations.

But it can cause problems if you had previously been using a USB drive with your older Fire, only to find that it won't fit your new tablet.

This was what happened with Fire Friend Alan, who wrote...

"I recently purchased the Fire HD 10 9th Generation.

Since the tablet came with a USB C connector, how do I use currently owned thumb drives on my fire 10? Is there an easy solution?"

Fortunately, there is!

All you need to do is buy a USB C to USB adapter in order to use your thumb drives.

They are inexpensive and readily available at Amazon:


USB C to USB Adapter [2 Pack - at Amazon]

There are lots of different ones to try and I haven't personally tested the model I've linked to above, but it is one of the most popular at Amazon and has heaps of great reviews!

Problem solved :)

How to Update Apps on Kindle Fire - Plus a Warning!

Learn how to update apps on Kindle Fire manually or automatically, plus bonus tips for avoiding problems if you get apps from the Google Play Store

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How to Borrow Ebooks and Audiobooks from One of the Best US Libraries (US Only)

One of my favorite things about the Fire tablet is the easy access it gives me to library books, all from the comfort of my own home!

Using apps like Overdrive (find it here at Amazon) or Libby (which is owned by Overdrive) - along with your library card - gives you access to all the ebooks and audiobooks available from your local library.

But what if your library doesn't offer a very wide range of titles?

Well, there's a solution - and whilst it's not free, it's may be worth it to you if you love to read and want to be able to access the newest and most popular titles.

Apply for a Brooklyn Public Library Membership

For just $50 per year (renewable annually) you can become a member of Brooklyn Public Library, no matter what state you live in!

Brooklyn Public Library has a collection of more than 400,000 books, magazines and audiobooks - one of the largest online libraries around!

But not many people realize that they can borrow titles from this collection from out of state!

All you need to do is fill out the form here in order to make an application for a library card.

A library representative will contact you within 5 days from the date of your application to let you know what to do next.

Once your application is approved, you'll receive your library card and will have access to the full collection - why not click here to take a look now at what's avaiable.

Renewing in the future is easy - you simply email the library at osbplcard@bklynlibrary.org, giving your library card barcode and a copy of acceptable ID. The $50.00 non-refundable annual fee is then applied to your account.

Valentine's Day Sale on Fire Tablets

Hello Fire Friends!

If you've been looking for the perfect gift for the love(s) of your life, then I have good news for you - Fire tablets are on sale right now!

This time, all tablets - including Kids Edition models - are included. Yay!

These deals are likely to be available only for a limited time, so act fast to grab a great Valentine's Day bargain.

Here's what's on offer right now:

PRICES SLASHED ON FIRE TABLETS

Remember - you need to be quick if you want to take advantage of these low prices.

I ♥ My Fire!

-Christine

Best Bluetooth Mouse for Kindle Fire

Which is the best bluetooth mouse for Kindle Fire? Here are a few good options to try

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Fire Tablets on Sale

Great news Fire Friends - Fire tablets are currently on sale again and there are some big reductions on all devices.

As always, this is a 'limited time offer' - so act quickly if you're ready for an upgrade or looking for a special gift for a friend or family member.

HERE'S THE BREAKDOWN OF DEALS ON FIRE DEVICES - AVAILABLE RIGHT NOW

(Prices on Amazon are subject to change at any time and without notice. Please confirm all prices before purchasing products. LoveMyFire.com is not responsible for any price changes or purchases you make. Please see Terms of Use.)

These great offers won't be around for long - so act quickly to take advantage of these savings.

I ♥ My Fire!

~ Christine

Audible for the Fire Tablet - Another Great Way to Enjoy New Books

Try Audible on your Fire tablet and enjoy books in a whole new way!

Continue reading "Audible for the Fire Tablet - Another Great Way to Enjoy New Books"

Fire HD 8 Tablet review for 2020

A review of the Fire HD 8 tablet - find out what's changed for 2020 in this 10th generation device

Continue reading "Fire HD 8 Tablet review for 2020"

Last Minute Christmas Deals on Fire Tablets

Christmas Day is just over a week away - and if you are still looking for gifts for friends and family, I have good news for you!

There are currently some great deals available on Fire tablets, making them the perfect last minute gift idea (or a wonderful treat for yourself!).

As always, Amazon has been quiet about how long these offers are available, so be quick if you want to bag a holiday bargain!

Here are the Fire tablets on sale right now:

(Prices on Amazon are subject to change at any time and without notice. Please confirm all prices before purchasing products. LoveMyFire.com is not responsible for any price changes or purchases you make. Please see Terms of Use.)

These prices are FANTASTIC - and there are some great deals on lots of other Amazon devices too.

HURRY! These deals are available NOW and may only run while supplies last.

If you've been thinking of upgrading or want to gift a fabulous Fire to someone else, then don't miss out- check 'em out now!

I ♥ My Fire!

~ Christine

The Best Keyboard App For Kindle Fire

Looking for a custom keyboard app for your Kindle Fire? No problem! Check the list of the best Kindle Fire keyboard apps.

Continue reading "The Best Keyboard App For Kindle Fire"

Which is the Best Bluetooth Speaker for the FireTablet?

Which is the best bluetooth speaker for the Fire tablet? Here's my recommendation - and why I love it so much!

Continue reading "Which is the Best Bluetooth Speaker for the FireTablet?"


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