Is your Kindle not working in a satisfactory manner? If yes, then you need to figure out as to what is causing the issue in the first place. If your Kindle has become slow, then you need to follow the steps given in the sections below.
Kindle, Amazon’s e-reader, has a simple operation. In my opinion, it is the easiest of the tablets to use in today’s world. Despite this, the device is not immune to slowness and crashes. Many users have complained that their Kindle tablets tend to become slower after a certain period of time and that too for no significant reason.
The device, however, offers different ways for the user to be able to restart and resume reading, either by the on/off button or by the settings. It will be interesting to see as to how restarting Kindle device can solve the problem of slow Kindle responses and unnecessary locking of the device.
In addition, the procedure can also solve problems related to downloading e-books and crashed screen. It is worth remembering that this function is different from resetting the device, which erases the information and zeros the e-reader. Check out how to restart your Kindle.
How to reboot through the system?
If your Kindle is working, you can restart it using the operating system. Thus, it is possible to solve simpler problems such as slowness, lightweight crashes, and failures when downloading content.
Step 1. On the Kindle Home screen, touch the ellipsis on the top bar of the device. If it is on the reading screen, just touch the top of the screen to make the bar appear.
Step 2. Touch the “Settings” option.
Step 3. On the next screen, tap the ellipsis on the top bar and choose the “Restart” option.
Step 4. The Kindle will start to restart itself. Wait for the process to finish.
As soon as the restart is complete, Kindle will return to the home or lock screen.
How to Force a Device Locked?
If your Kindle has the screen locked or you cannot perform the steps that have been discussed above, then you can restart it with the power button. This works for the following models: Kindle Oasis (8th Generation), Kindle (8th Generation), Kindle Voyage (7th Generation), Kindle Paperwhite (7th Generation), Kindle (7th Generation) and Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation). Check below how to do the operation.
Option 1. Locate the Kindle on/off button and press it for seven seconds. Once this is done, the device will display a power menu in which the user must select the “Restart” option. Wait until the Kindle device restarts itself completely.
Option 2. If the Kindle does not display the option to restart after seven seconds with the pressed power button, press the button again and hold for 40 seconds. The unit will automatically restart.
Now you already know how to reset your Kindle that has been locked. The processes are easy and you can perform these without asking for anybody’s help, but if you find yourself in a situation where you don’t know where to go, then you can get in touch with Tablet Helpline. Let the experts assist you with the process of how to restart Kindle in order to get rid of the slowness of the device and locking problem.