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How to Connect to Bluetooth on an Amazon Fire Tablet

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Introduction

Amazon Fire tablets can be paired with wireless accessories such as headphones, speakers, keyboards or mice that use Bluetooth wireless technology.
Before You Begin:

Please consult your Bluetooth accessory's documentation to learn how to pair it with other devices. Some Bluetooth accessories require a PIN or Passkey to be paired.

Amazon Fire Tablet.

About Bluetooth

Bluetooth is the most common type of wireless technology used to connect low power consumption devices over short distances.

1 Pair Bluetooth

Depending on which generation of Fire Tablet (Kindle Fire) you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. The following steps outline 4th generation devices and onward.

The following steps require you work with both your Fire tablet and whatever Bluetooth accessory you wish to pair with it.

On Your Bluetooth Accessory

  1. Make sure your Bluetooth accessory is discoverable by turning on the Bluetooth functionality.

On Your Fire Tablet

  1. Swipe downwards from the top side of the screen.
    Swipe method shown on tablet screen
  2. Look for Settings in the drop down menu and tap on it.
    Settings option highlighted in dropdown menu
  3. Then tap on Wireless.
    Wireles option highlighted on Settings screen
  4. Next tap on Bluetooth.
    Bluetooth option highlighted on Wireless screen
  5. Make sure the Bluetooth feature is enabled by flipping the On / Off switch to the orange position. This will make the Fire tablet discoverable. Then tap on Pair a Bluetooth Device.
    Bluetooth feature toggle and pair option highlighted on Bluetooth screen
  6. A list of available Bluetooth devices should appear. If no devices are found then tap Scan.
    Bluetooth devices list screen
  7. Tap the Bluetooth accessory you wish to pair it with your Fire tablet and then follow any additional pairing instructions.

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Amazon Fire tablets can be paired with wireless accessories such as headphones, speakers, keyboards or mice that use Bluetooth wireless technology.
Before You Begin:

Please consult your Bluetooth accessory's documentation to learn how to pair it with other devices. Some Bluetooth accessories require a PIN or Passkey to be paired.

Amazon Fire Tablet.

About Bluetooth

Bluetooth is the most common type of wireless technology used to connect low power consumption devices over short distances.

Depending on which generation of Fire Tablet (Kindle Fire) you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. The following steps outline 4th generation devices and onward.

The following steps require you work with both your Fire tablet and whatever Bluetooth accessory you wish to pair with it.

On Your Bluetooth Accessory

  1. Make sure your Bluetooth accessory is discoverable by turning on the Bluetooth functionality.

On Your Fire Tablet

  1. Swipe downwards from the top side of the screen.
    Swipe method shown on tablet screen
  2. Look for Settings in the drop down menu and tap on it.
    Settings option highlighted in dropdown menu
  3. Then tap on Wireless.
    Wireles option highlighted on Settings screen
  4. Next tap on Bluetooth.
    Bluetooth option highlighted on Wireless screen
  5. Make sure the Bluetooth feature is enabled by flipping the On / Off switch to the orange position. This will make the Fire tablet discoverable. Then tap on Pair a Bluetooth Device.
    Bluetooth feature toggle and pair option highlighted on Bluetooth screen
  6. A list of available Bluetooth devices should appear. If no devices are found then tap Scan.
    Bluetooth devices list screen
  7. Tap the Bluetooth accessory you wish to pair it with your Fire tablet and then follow any additional pairing instructions.