Effective Steps To make The better Security Of Your Kindle Fire E-Reader.

Have you just bought Kindle Fire tablet? Well, you have bought the best e-book reader that is available on the market. It is now up to you how safe and secure you keep your tablet because there are a number of ways of protecting your Kindle Fire. In this blog post, we will discuss some effective ways of protecting Kindle Fire tablet.


Kindle Fire is one of the most popular tablets among avid readers because it contains excellent features that make reading eBooks more enjoyable. Kindle Fire is widely used for reading eBooks, but nowadays, people are using it for many other purposes. Many people have stored their personal information on Kindle Fire tablets, which is quite normal because they have bought a device, so they have all the right to keep anything in it. But, have you ever thought what would you do if you leave your Kindle Fire somewhere and came back home? Your personal information is on the tablet, and now that information can be used in a number of ways by the ones who access your tablet. Instead of panicking, you can read below-mentioned steps to beef up the security of your Kindle tablet.

Go to the security page of your Kindle Fire

There are many benefits of including an extra layer of security on your device. You can do that by going to the security page of your Kindle Fire. From your Kindle Fire’s home screen, tap ‘settings’ and then, go to ‘security’ option.

Set PIN or password

In the settings menu of Kindle Fire, you will see an option named ‘Lock Screen Passcode’, which if you tap will open up a menu where you can set PIN or password. You can create a 4-digit PIN or 6-digit PIN depending upon how intense the security you want. If you want to create a password, then tap ‘password’ followed by entering the password. It is suggested to create an alphanumeric password with one or more special characters.

Set PIN or Password Delay

There is a feature in all new devices, i.e., automatically getting locked if there is no activity for a certain period of time. You can make use of this feature as well. You need to go to ‘security screen’ that is given under the ‘settings’ menu on your Kindle Fire. After that, tap ‘lock screen’ and under that, tap ‘automatically lock’ option. You can select any time, from immediately to 30 minutes, and your device will remain unlocked until that time.

Encrypt Your Data

If you can encrypt your data, then that will be a lot beneficial for you because you don’t have to worry about your data being accessed by unwanted elements. You can encrypt the data by changing the settings of your Kindle Fire so that it always ask for the password or PIN when you switch on the tablet. This is a time-consuming task, so make sure that the battery of the device is full. Encrypting the data can be possible by tapping ‘encryption’ option, then ‘encrypt tablet’ and finally, getting along the on-screen instructions.

Safely Surf The Internet

Amazon has its own web browser for Kindle Fire tablets, i.e., ‘Silk’. You need to browse the internet safely in order to avoid any intrusion and data stealing. You need to open your browser, then tap ‘menu button’ followed by ‘settings’ option. Enable the settings you want to be enabled, and disable the ones in the same way.

Install A Free Security Software Program

Amazon allows you to enhance the security of your Kindle Fire by installing a free security software, which you can get from Amazon App Store. You need to go to the app store, then open ‘categories’ menu followed by ‘utilities’ and finally, ‘subcategories’. Tap the option named ‘security’ and you will be able to enhance the security of your device.

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