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Kindle Fire Video Series: Backup and Restore Your Fire Tablet

Welcome back!  Today we will be discussing how to backup and restore the content on your Amazon Fire tablet.  We hope that you are finding this video series to be helpful as you learn to navigate your new device. 

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Why backup your data?

Backing up your data ensures that you don’t lose valuable content in the event of damage or loss, and allows you to restore the data to another device at a later time.

What are my options?

Your Fire tablet allows you to automatically backup your data at prescribed intervals (such as every 24 hours), or you can backup your device manually.

What can I back up?

Your Fire tablet allows you to backup your settings, email, wireless configurations, search history, notes, bookmarks and other content as you desire.  Content is stored in your Cloud drive.

What about purchase content?

Content such as books, movies, apps, magazines and other purchases are automatically stored in the Cloud, and can be downloaded at any time.  *Note:  You must enable this feature in the “Manage my devices and content” page on the Amazon website.

Personal content?

Photos and videos are automatically backed up in the Cloud drive, unless you have disabled this feature.  To manage your files visit

How do I backup my device?

First, swipe down from the top of the screen and tap “settings”, then “device options”, and finally “backup and restore”.  Tap the switch to turn the device backup on.  Your device will now automatically backup once daily, when it is in Standby mode and connected to WiFi.  To start a backup immediately, tap “backup now”.

Setting up a new device.

If you are setting up a new Fire, you have the option to either set it up as “new”, or restore the content from your backup.

If you need more information, you can always visit the Amazon help page at  And if you have questions for us, please leave them in the comments below and we will try to find the answers for you.

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2020-06-10T03:22:15+00:00 By |How To, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring Ahead with Kindle Best Books for Spring!

Hello reading friends!  It’s been ages since we shared a literary cup of tea, hasn’t it?  I’ve missed all of you!  It’s been quite a winter–unless you live in central Indiana.  Here it’s been a colossal disappointment, to be honest.  We have had less than six inches of snow all winter, which means that it’s been cold for no good reason!

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I’ve tried to use my time to keep up with the latest releases and good books, and now that the weather is warming up I feel like it’s time to find some of the Kindle Best Books for Spring!  Here are just a few of my favorites…

Notes from a Blue Bike: The Art of Living Intentionally in a Chaotic World

Tsh Oxenrider knows that we live in a loud, chaotic world, and that sometimes just making little changes can help us realign our values and passions.  Follow Tsh and her husband as they travel the world with their children, seeking simplicity and grace and all things creative, and find themselves somewhere along the journey.


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2019-01-03T20:34:38+00:00 By |Kindle Ebooks|0 Comments

Best Kindle Books for December – Holiday Deals Just in Time for Christmas!

It’s December, and even though we haven’t seen much snow, we are still looking forward to curling up by the fire with a good kindle book and a mug of hot chocolate.  Amazon has just announced their Holiday deals and we’ve taken the time to find some of our favorites, just for you.

The Christmas Pearl

Nothing says “cozy” like a feel-good Christmas novel and we’ve got just the one.  Theodora has had just about enough of her spoiled, whining family.  She longs for the days of Christmas past…home cooked delights, lavish decorations and long chats with her grandmothers housekeeper, Pearl.  When her own maid is called away, Pearl blows back in as a ghost and begins to set Theodora’s world in order once again.


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2018-12-25T17:04:10+00:00 By |Kindle Ebooks|0 Comments

Best Kindle Books for Reading in April 2018. Spring has Sprung!

April brings budding trees, warmer temperatures, soft sunlight and baby animals.  It also brings brand new Best Kindle Books just waiting to be explored!  We’ve gone through and found 10 of our very favorites for you to enjoy, and we’re hoping that you’ll find some more and tell us about them so that we can add to our list!

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Here, for your reading enjoyment, are our Best Kindle Books for April.

The Nest

There is perhaps no stronger…or more complicated bond than that between siblings.  In this debut novel by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, four siblings come together to confront their past, reconcile their present and try to reclaim their future before it is taken from them by force.  Oldest brother Leo has just been released from rehab.  Months before, Leo got behind the wheel of his car while he was drunk, and the ensuing accident has endangered the siblings trust fund, which they all desperately need.  As they confront Leo…and ultimately themselves…the siblings discover the resilience of a bond that cannot be broken, no matter how hard you may try.


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2018-02-24T22:06:44+00:00 By |eReader Reviews|0 Comments

Mayday, mayday! Kindle Best Books for May

Summer is here!  At least the temperatures anyway.  And there’s nothing better than spending a lazy afternoon under a shady tree with a tall glass of iced tea and a good book on your Kindle.  We’ve been keeping an eye on Amazon, and we’ve discovered some of the Best Kindle Books for May.

Take some time to browse our selection and then head on over to Amazon and see for yourself what they’ve got for this month.  For now, here’s our picks!

Crow Hollow


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2017-05-28T00:18:42+00:00 By |Kindle Ebooks|0 Comments