Why Is My Kindle Fire So Slow? – How To Speed up your Kindle Fire

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The Amazon Kindle Fire is undoubtedly among the best tablets to own if you need a good experience in book reading, video streaming, as well as some useful applications. Bearing in mind that the cost is much lower than the majority premium tablets nowadays, the Kindle Fire is a big deal for a tablet. But, why is my kindle fire so slow?

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  • 7″ IPS display; 16 or 32 GB of internal storage (add up to 512 GB with microSD)
  • Faster 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
  • Up to 7 hours of reading, browsing the web, watching video, and listening to music
  • Hands-free with Alexa, including on/off toggle
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 2 MP front and rear-facing cameras with 720p HD video recording
  • Stay on track – Check email, make video calls, update shopping lists, and set reminders. Use your favorite apps like Zoom, Outlook, and OneNote
  • 90-day limited warranty

Nearly everything else regarding it works very well, except for one significant feature that a lot of people have complained about: the Amazon Silk browser.

Many users have been so much disappointed by the slowness that they have experienced while using the Amazon Silk. When they launched the Kindle Fire some months ago,

Amazon’s selling spot was ultra-smooth as well as ultra-fast Web browsing. However, the real-life experiences of quite a lot of Kindle Fire customers prove else.

How can I speed up my Kindle Fire?

There are ways to speed up the Kindle Fire. Here are four things that you can try.

Mostly, what is wrong with the browser of the Kindle Fire is that it is designed to work as a desktop browser, although its 7-inch screen is very petite to be contentedly used that way.

This usually results in the Kindle Fire to not really use its screen space well.

Also, the Kindle Fire contains an Adobe Flash that is facilitated by default, and the Silk optimization is not functioning as anticipated.

All of these things usually result in a slow speed of the browser.

You can try to change several of the default settings of the browser. Particularly, you can attempt to disable the Flash plugin, set the browser to show mobile versions of the web pages, and also disable the browser speeding up feature.

Flash is fine for various sites, although just for several of them. In the majority of cases, it can slow down the browsing. Therefore, you may disable the Flash in the Silk browser.

Restart your Kindle.

You may not think much about it, but you are most likely to have not correctly restarted your Kindle for months.

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When you turn your Kindle off after a session with it, you are, in fact, just putting it to a low power reserve mode, meaning that if there is any breakdown or such still operating behind the scenes, those things might bug the Kindle for an extended period.

Therefore, practice restarting your Kindle always. To turn things on and off from time to time is does magic.

To restart the Kindle, hold the power key down for around 10 seconds, and afterward, click the “Restart” option when the Power menu comes up.

How do I free up RAM on my kindle fire?

To free up RAM on your kindle fire, you require taking out all the unnecessary applications as well as the storage space.

This entails clearing the cache along with history, erasing unused and unnecessary applications, and storing a few of your data in your computer or the cloud.

Memory plus the storage are not precisely similar even though they are somehow related because, at times, memory is used as storage space, and storage space is used as memory.

When you delete the unused and unwanted applications, or you have transferred out data, you will get more storage and a reduced amount of garbage in your memory.

If you observed, it is just the same as how you do housekeeping for your computer and smartphones. You should only download or install the applications that you require.

How do I check the memory on my Kindle?

On the left corner on top of your kindle fire screen, you will come across a free space that is available on the Kindle.

Then Kindle Touch: on the home screen, tap the ‘Menu’ key and choose “Settings.”

Then Tap the “Menu” for a second time and afterward select “Device Info.”

How do I increase the memory on my kindle fire?

There are three ways of increasing the Kindle Fire’s memory

Kingston Wi-Drive

This is an external hard drive that usually connects to the Kindle Fire by the use of Wi-Fi.

It comes in varieties of16 GB as well as 32 GB, and very soon 64 GB too. Three gadgets can at a time be connected to a Kingston Wi-Drive, and every user can be able to access diverse content at the same time. You make use of the Wi-Drive Android application on the Kindle Fire so as to access the machine.

The Wi-Drive as well permits you to connect to another network. Thus you can surf the internet while using it.

With this you only need to take care of your it everything using the internet need protection at all cost its now your responsibility.

Splashtop Remote Desktop

If you wish to access every file on your PC easily and flow them to the Kindle Fire, this app can do that.

You can accurately access and also use each and every one of your programs and your files on the PC from the Kindle Fire itself.

Provided that your computer is on and it has a Splashtop Streamer operating, you can access it anytime anywhere if your Kindle Fire has is connected to the internet.

Kindle Fire Cloud Storage

There are a lot of other choices offering cloud storage apart from Amazon. Below are three that generally operate on the Kindle Fire, and they give free space and a probability of getting 50 GB when you refer to others.

The Amazon cloud drive

You get 5 GB of free storage space automatically. Their plans are $12 annually for standard and $60 for limitless storage.

The sugar sync

Paid plans begin at 30 GB for $4.99 per month or $49.99/annually. They don’t offer free plans nowadays.


Dropbox begins with a free space of 2 GB; up to 10 GB of free space by referring people Paid plans are $99 monthly for 50 GB or $199 annually for 100GB

Hey, I’m Erik… a Swedish university student, marketing professional, and life-long learner. Here at BookSummaryClub I summarize my favorite non-fiction books into easily digested posts. Hope you like what you’re reading!

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