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Kindle Fire HDX For Dummies by Nancy C. Muir

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Chapter 9

Going Social

In This Chapter

arrow Working with the Contacts app

arrow Utilizing integrated Facebook and Twitter features

arrow Conducting video calls with Skype

Kindle Fire HDX isn't just about reading books, watching movies, and playing music. There are several ways in which you can use the device to interact and communicate with others.

In this chapter, I help you explore how Kindle Fire HDX helps you keep in touch with people using the pre-installed Contacts app. I also explain how Kindle Fire HDX integrates with Facebook and Twitter. Finally, I tell you all about using the Skype app and the new Kindle Fire HDX cameras and microphones to make video calls over the Internet.

Managing Contacts

The Contacts app pre-installed on Kindle Fire HDX is a basic but useful contact management tool. You can enter or import contact information, sort that information by several criteria, and use Contacts to address e-mails.

You can find Contacts by tapping its app on the Kindle Fire grid at the bottom of the Home screen. Tap the Contacts app to display its main screen, as shown in Figure 9-1.

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