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How to update Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8


  • The Kindle application has time tracking to the end of the chapter / book (Time To Read), as in Kindle Paperwhite, and support for audio and video built into the book.
  • Improved navigation through pages and chapters, as well as notes and X-Ray in textbooks (Textbook).


  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.

  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.

  • Swype The keyboard was able to enter words by sliding on the buttons, copy and paste the selected fragments of the text and switch languages.
  • Kindle FreeTime Unlimited. Subscription service for videos, games, applications for children 3-8 years old. The first month is free. Details:

  • Improved parental control (Kindle FreeTime).
  • You can select allowed content, block access to the device with a password, limit the time you use the device for each child account.
  • There are settings for personalizing the proposed content on the home screen.
  • Localization of the interface in European languages ​​has become available: English (UK), German, French, Italian, Spanish.

How to install the update?

1. Check that the battery is charged at 50% or more, there is Internet access via Wi-Fi.
2. Start the synchronization process: Home »Menu (shutter down)» Sync - wait for the update to be downloaded and installed.
3. If the update did not install automatically, download the update file.
4. Connect the Kindle Fire to the computer with a USB cable.
5. Copy the update file to the root directory of the Kindle drive and verify that the process has completed.
6. Safely disconnect the tablet from the computer.
7. Update the software: Home »Menu (shutter down)» More »Device» About »Update Your Kindle.
8. After the update process is complete (Your Kindle is Updating), the Kindle Fire will reboot.
9. Enjoy the new features!

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 upgrade to Android 10

To facilitate the firmware process, all files, the necessary software and instructions were combined into one archive, it can be unpacked through Winrar or 7ZIP, its structure is visible in the screenshot:

  • Download the archive where are:
    • Andro firmware files> Can I roll back to the official firmware?
      • Yes you can.
    • The firmware does not start, what should I do?
      • Please read the instructions again.
    • Do I need to backup files
      • If your files are dear to you, I recommend that you backup and remove the removable memory card from the device (if any).