For users of Amazon echo or other Alexa enabled devices, perhaps, you listen to daily headlines of your choice. But have you heard that Alexa has many things to offer? Yes, it’s specially designed to uplift your daily activities, from online shopping to photo-sharing with families or friends. For exclusive access, be a certified prime member. Since the introduction to the market, Alexa is known to offer voice shopping. How does it work? With a Prime membership, you can ask Alexa to do shopping for you. Of course, as a consumer, your biggest concern can be the millions of Prime-eligible items on Amazon. Worry no more! This stuff will make everything much easier.
Alexa’s amazing features go beyond convenient shopping. You can also get exclusive deals by asking a simple question. Within a snap, Alexa provides a list of great offers with exact prices. Not only that, there’s more. You can play a song of your option, track packages, display your photos, order a meal, find a recipe for your daily meal, get a fast workout routine, keep in touch with family members, watch intense movies, and a lot more.
Alexa App For Kindle Fire Tablet
If you love watching TV shows or listening music on your Kindle Fire, Alexa can be a great help for you. You can watch hundreds of shows from Amazon Prime Video or listen to millions of songs just by giving a voice command. Alexa App should be preinstalled on your device still if you cannot find it, follow these steps to enable Alexa on Kindle Fire Table:
- Swipe down on Home screen and go to Apps page.
- Search for Alexa and Download it.
- It will be installed Automatically and added to your Home screen.
- Now go to your Home screen and Launch the App.
- Follow the on screen instructions to finish setup.
How to Use Alexa on Kindle Fire Tablet
You can use Alexa on Kindle Fire in many ways, here are some of the most popular ones. Kindly note that if you have parental controls enabled, Alexa might not work for you as it does not support child profiles.
Kindle Hands Free Feature
With the help of Alexa, Kindle Fire HD 10 or above can be used in completely hands free mode. If you are using a older Kindle, you might need to update firmware to get this feature. Follow these steps to enable Hands Free mode on Kindle Fire Table:
- On the Home screen, tap on the gear icon.
- Go to device and then tap on Alexa.
- Enable Hands Free mode.
- Say “Alexa" to try it.
Read Kindle Books
Amazon has launched Audio Books long ago, if you have some of them on your Kindle Fire, Alexa can read them for you, just say “Alexa, Play the Audio Book". Alexa can also read other Kindle eBooks in digital voice, just say “Alexa, Pay the Kindle Book". There are other commanded as well to enhance your experience like “Alexa, Read Louder" and “Alexa, Next Chapter", you can use them anytime.
Alexa Show Mode
If you are a bit away from your Kindle, you can enable Show Mode. It will make the voice louder and font larger so that you can read it from a distance. To enable show mode just say “Alexa, Turn on Show Mode", that’s it.
Common Problems in Using Alexa on Kindle Fire Tablet
As with Alexa, the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet has a ton of benefits to offer. Aside from the ease of use, it is specially catered to reach all your needs. However, there are no such things as flawless tablets. Kindle Fire has different problems that can be a huge hassle. Good news. There are ways to solve them. Take a close look at the following.
Massive Battery Drain
For years, Kindle Fire owners reported an unexplained battery drain issue. Fortunately, there are various things to troubleshoot this issue. You just need to press and hold the power button until the device starts. If this doesn’t work, uninstall the app and install it again.
The app keeps crashing or won’t load
Most of the time, an app in your Kindle Fire tablet shows a problem while loading or crashing, which can give you a headache. But don’t stress yourself with that. Go to Settings, click Apps & Games, and then click Manage All App. After that, clear the cache. Another solution is to uninstall the app and don’t forget to restart your device to reinstall your application.
Purple Haze on the Screen
Other users also face purple haze near the edges on the screen. Sometimes, people solve the problem themselves. Don’t try to do that. It’s always best to contact Kindle Support right away. Other issues are overheating, silk browser crashing, etc. For effective solutions, please feel free to visit Amazon. It provides useful information you can use.