How to Reset an Amazon Fire Tablet

How to Reset an Amazon Fire Tablet

Last Updated on by Daniel Lawrence

If you’ve ever owned an Amazon Fire tablet and have ever thought of how to reset an Amazon Fire tablet, you’re in the right place. In this article, we will be going over how to reset an Amazon Fire tablet.

How to Reset an Amazon Fire Tablet

The following guide shows you how to reset an Amazon Fire tablet and how to get rid of any unwanted data on your Amazon Fire tablet.

Important: If you are not rooted and you have any data on your Amazon Fire tablet, you need to back up your data before you reset your Amazon Fire tablet.

How Do I Reset My Amazon Fire Tablet to Factory Settings?

To factory reset most Amazon Fire tablets, follow these steps:

How to Reset an Amazon Fire Tablet

Before you begin, make sure your Fire tablet has at least a 30% battery charge. It’s possible that your tablet will be damaged if it shuts down during the reset procedure.

  • To access the Settings gear, swipe down from the top of your screen.
  • Scroll down to Device Options and press it.
  • Reset to Factory Defaults should be selected.
  • Tap Reset.

Go to Settings gear > More > Device > Reset to Factory Defaults > Erase everything on first and second-generation Kindle Fire tablets.

Why Should I Reset My Fire Tablet?

A factory reset, also known as a hard reset, will wipe all of your files as well as your Amazon account. Many technical issues can be resolved by resetting your Fire tablet and restoring all settings to their defaults. Before giving the gadget away, execute a factory reset to prevent the new owner from accessing your Amazon account.

Before you begin, make a backup of your app data, photographs, and music so you can re-download them on your new device. Use a third-party backup app, transfer files to your PC, or store stuff in the cloud. Amazon purchases (Kindle books, Amazon Video movies, and so on) are synced to your Amazon account, allowing you to access them from any device.

How Do I Reset My Fire Tablet Manually?

You can still reset your Fire tablet without the pin if you can’t access it because it has a password you don’t remember:

  • Hold down the Power button and the Volume Up button until your device turns on.
  • Release Volume Up when you see the Amazon logo, but leave the Power button down to bring up the system recovery screen.
  • Scroll through the options using the Volume buttons, highlighting erase data/factory reset. To make your choice, press Power.
  • To confirm, select Yes.

How Do You Forcibly Reset a Children’s Fire Tablet?

A Kids Edition Fire tablet, like any other Amazon Fire tablet, maybe a factory reset. Use the manual reset method or go to Settings > Device Options > Reset to Factory Defaults > Reset.

Note: Press and hold the Power button or Power+Volume Down for around 20 seconds to reboot (soft reset) a frozen or unresponsive Fire tablet.