How to Fix Kindle Fire / Fire HD that Won’t Charge

Got problem with Amazon Kindle Fire / Fire HD that won’t charge? This is very annoying problem that need to be solved right away, but first find out about the possible cause of this issue and then work on fixing it.

Kindle Fire Troubleshooting

Do you find that your Kindle Fire or Fire HD won’t charge? If it won’t charge, it means that you can’t use it anymore once the battery has run out. So, what are you going to do?

You need to make sure that everything is in order. Your device won’t charge if there is something wrong with the system.

That means you need to check everything, specifically the charging system. Check on the following aspect:

The charger must connect to power outlet. Do not charge it using USB cable that connected to a PC. It may increase charging time, or worse, it won’t charge at all.

Use the charging component including micro USB cable and power adapter that come with your device. Those components work in harmony with the device.

A very cold or hot environment may disrupt the charging process, so make sure you charge it on normal condition.

Check the connection between micro USB cable, power adapter and device, and make sure it secure.

Have you check everything mentioned before? If everything is in order, then you can try the following actions:

  1. Unplug everything; means that you need to unplug the micro USB cable from power adapter and from your device. You also need to unplug it from power outlet.
  2. After that, connect them once again before you plug it to power outlet.
  3. If it’s working, your device will show the battery charging indicator.
  4. But if it’s not, press and hold “Power button” for around 40 seconds or until the device restart automatically.
  5. If the device doesn’t restart automatically after 40 seconds, turn it on manually by pressing “Power button.”

After you restart the device, plug it back to power outlet and wait around one hour before attempt to use it again. Try the above troubleshooting action, before you decide to take your device to professional technician.

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