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Fire Tablets For Dummies by Nancy Muir

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Chapter 4

Setting Up Your Fire

In This Chapter

arrow Setting up accounts

arrow Connecting to networks

arrow Controlling your sound, display, and accessibility features

arrow Taking charge of security and power management

When you first take your Fire tablet out of the box, you might want to set it up so that some basics — modifying the accounts associated with your tablet, connecting to networks, and managing the sound and display — work the way you want them to.

Several settings are discussed in the chapters that cover individual apps, such as the Amazon video player (Chapter 10) and Contacts (Chapter 11). But as you get started with the Fire tablet, you should check out the basic settings covered in this chapter.

Understanding Accounts

The primary account you need to use your Fire tablet optimally is an Amazon account. This account is associated with a credit card, which makes shopping in various Amazon stores simple to do.

In addition, you can connect with your Facebook, Twitter, or Goodreads account. This allows you to use some features of Fire, such as importing Facebook contacts or posting content ...

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