How to Unlock a Kindle Fire: A Step-by-Step Guide

When the tablet has a PIN or password enabled, just enter either the PIN or password from the lock screen. Missing password/PIN: Enter the incorrect password/PIN five times. Tap Reset Your Pin or Reset Your Password. Then, enter Amazon credentials >, Continue >, Set up new PIN or password.

If you own an Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet and have forgotten your password, don’t worry! You can easily factory reset your tablet and start over. However, it is important to note that performing a factory reset erases all data on your tablet, including saved passwords, photos, videos, and movies. So, if you want to proceed, make sure you have backed up your important data before proceeding.

Here’s how to factory reset your Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet:

1. Turn off your tablet by pressing and holding the power button until you see the option to power off.

2. Once your tablet is off, press and hold the power button and volume up button simultaneously until the Amazon logo appears.

3. Release the buttons to enter the recovery options menu.

4. Scroll down to “wipe data/factory reset” using the volume rocker and select it by pressing the power button.

5. Confirm the action by selecting “yes” using the volume rocker and tapping the power button.

6. Wait for the formatting and data wiping to complete. This process may take a few minutes.

7. Once the process is complete, select “reboot system now” using the power button.

8. Your tablet will reboot and prompt you to go through the initial setup again, such as choosing your language and connecting to Wi-Fi.

It’s that simple! Just remember to back up your data before proceeding with the factory reset. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to leave a comment below.


Can a locked Kindle be unlocked?
You need to tap on the lower right corner of the screen to make a 'padlock' icon visible for the user. With the visible icon, you can simply tap it to turn it on or off among the locked and unlocked settings. With a locked icon, there would not be any change in the orientation of the screen.