We normally perform the resetting function on Kindle under following circumstances; if your kindle stopped responding, Frozen screen, book pages not flipping automatically.
Apart from this, if you are getting the problem in accessing the books from the library or downloading a book from the store, then kindle resetting function is performed. Now, you must be wondering to know, will resetting remove data from your Kindle device? The answer to this question is yes. It will delete all files, books, and magazines from the Kindle but you can fetch it easily from the Amazon account.
Act as a last resort: Resetting a kindle is last resort to all problems. When you reset your device, all the personal information will be removed from it and you won’t find it in any folder. Resetting also allows you to reset the password in case you forgot it.
Backup: As we all know that all contents stored in any Kindle model are automatically backed up on Amazon cloud account from where you can restore it anytime in case of emergency. You don’t find any need to download the content again which are available in Kindle cloud account. Just click on ‘Back up a data’, it will automatically transfer all data to your device. Yes, all the personal details like email address, phone number and shipping address will get lost after resetting. You need to enter the information again in the relevant fields. If you have saved the settings somewhere on your computer, then you can copy it from there.
Resetting: To perform this action, go to ‘Menu’ then click on ‘Settings’. Go to ‘Factory reset’ menu. Click on it. This will start the process. Once the process gets completed, click to restart your Kindle.
Kindle registration: To register kindle again after resetting function, you must log in to Amazon page. Enable ‘Whispernet’ from the device before login. Open ‘Menu’ page. Here, click on ‘Register’ to register a device. Enter the old password and email address in the fields.
Go through guided steps and click to complete. Now, you will be prompted to enter the password. Enter the password twice to confirm it. You must provide some password hint in the next window. This will help you at the times when you forgot the password. If you want to set some security question for password recovery, you can do so. Remember, you must keep this question and answer at a safe place so that it couldn’t be used by the unauthorized person. Connect kindle to the computer to transfer the contents.
When you start with the factory resetting function, don’t forget to turn off parental controls. To turn off the parental controls from your Kindle, enter the password first to authenticate the identity. If you forgot the password, you can contact Kindle support for help. They will let you know the way through which you can unlock parental control section. Once the controls get disabled, you are good to go. You can carry on with the resetting process.
This is all about the kindle resetting function. For more information and support, go to kindle support page from your internet browser.