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Kindle Fire HD: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition by Peter Meyers

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Appendix A. Settings

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THE BRIGADE OF HELPERS that drop down when you tap the home screen’s Quick Settings icon (Volume, Brightness, WiFi, and the others described on The Home Screen) are usually all you need to adjust your Fire. Sometimes, however, further tweaking is called for. When you’ve got misbehaving apps or you think you’re running out of storage room or power, for example, a trip to the Quick Settings’ More button is in order. This Appendix gives you a guided tour through its many options.

Help and Feedback

Four links’ worth of help documents and contact links greet you here: Getting Started; User Guide; Customer Service; and Feedback. Use the last two to reach an Amazon rep and submit questions and comments about the Fire. The first pair of links list about two dozen support topics, ranging from “Amazon Prime” to “Wireless.” Is there anything here that you won’t find in the preceding pages of this book? Probably not—it’s just a copy of what you’ll find online at http://bit.ly/kfmm225. Nothing wrong with any of that, of course, but don’t expect to find advice on real-world workarounds or commentary on what’s worth your time and what’s still a work-in-progress. To be fair, though, Amazon does win one round in this particular help-off: It can update these help files in a way that’s not possible with a published book. As Amazon adds new features to the Fire, you can expect to find ...

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