Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. The Basics

    1. Chapter 1 The Guided Tour and Special Features

      1. Power/Lock Button
      2. Headset Jack
      3. About the Screen
      4. Status Bar Icons
      5. Home Button
      6. Multipurpose Jack and Charger
      7. Ringer Volume
      8. Camera
      9. Home Screen, Carousel, and the Apps Grid
      10. Left and Right Panels
      11. Quick Actions Panel
      12. Controlling the Fire with Your Fingers
      13. One-Handed Gestures
      14. Dynamic Perspective
      15. Amazon Prime
      16. Mayday
    2. Chapter 2 Firefly

      1. Understanding Firefly
      2. Getting Started with Firefly
      3. Using Firefly with Books
      4. Using Firefly with Music
      5. Using Firefly with Movies and TV Shows
      6. Using Firefly with Phone Numbers, URLs, and Email Addresses
      7. What to Do with Your Firefly History
    3. Chapter 3 Phone Calls, Text Messages, and Voice Control

      1. Using the Phone App
      2. Placing a Call
      3. Using the VIP List
      4. Answering Calls
      5. Conference Calls
      6. Call Waiting
      7. Call Forwarding
      8. Caller ID
      9. Visual Voicemail
      10. Changing Your Ringtone
      11. Bluetooth Earpieces
      12. Text Messaging
      13. Controlling the Fire with Your Voice
  2. Media

    1. Chapter 4 Books and Magazines

      1. Using the Kindle App
      2. Buying Books
      3. Getting Books from the Library and the Web
      4. Reading Magazines
    2. Chapter 5 Photos, Video, and Music

      1. Using the Photos App
      2. Videos in the Gallery
      3. Photos and Videos in the Cloud
      4. Taking Still Photos
      5. Using the Onscreen Controls
      6. Taking Video
      7. Watching Video with Amazon Prime Instant Video
      8. Using the Fire Phone with Amazon Fire TV
      9. Playing Music on Your Fire Phone
      10. Playing Music in the Cloud
      11. Using Prime Music
    3. Chapter 6 Transferring Media and Files, and Syncing with the Cloud

      1. Connecting Your Fire to Your Computer
      2. Transferring Files from a Windows PC
      3. Transferring Files from a Mac
      4. Using Android Apps to Manage Your Files
      5. Checking Space on Your Fire
      6. Downloading from the Cloud
  3. The Fire Phone Online

    1. Chapter 7 Getting Online: WiFi, 4G, and Mobile Hotspots

      1. How the Fire Phone Gets Online
      2. Connecting via WiFi
      3. Turning Your Fire Phone into a WiFi Hotspot
      4. Airplane Mode
      5. More Network Settings
    2. Chapter 8 The Web

      1. Silk—The Fire Phone’s Browser
      2. Basic Navigation and Managing Tabs
      3. Navigating a Web Page
      4. Web Pages Designed for Mobile Phones
      5. The Address Bar
      6. Bookmarks
      7. Tapping and Using Links
      8. Saving and Viewing Web Pages
      9. Selecting and Copying Text
      10. Using the Menu Button
      11. Using the Left Panel
      12. Using the Right Panel
      13. Online Privacy and Security
    3. Chapter 9 Email, Contacts, and Calendar

      1. Setting Up Email
      2. Reading Email
      3. Writing Email Messages
      4. Navigation and More with the Left Panel
      5. Working with Contacts
      6. The Calendar
    4. Chapter 10 Facebook and Twitter

      1. Facebook
      2. Twitter
    5. Chapter 11 Maps and Navigation

      1. Getting Started
      2. Browsing Maps
      3. Landmarks and 3D Look-Around
      4. How the Fire Phone Finds Your Location
      5. Searching Maps
      6. Finding Contacts
      7. Getting Directions
      8. Turn-by-Turn Navigation
    6. Chapter 12 Downloading and Using Apps

      1. Getting Apps from Amazon’s Appstore
      2. Accessing Your Apps
      3. Fancy App Tricks
      4. Managing and Uninstalling Downloaded Apps
      5. Managing Built-In Fire Phone Apps
      6. Downloading Apps from the Web
      7. Troubleshooting Apps
      8. Eleven Great Apps
  4. Appendixes

    1. Appendix Setup and Signup

      1. Choosing a Plan
      2. Using Your Amazon Account
      3. Making Account Changes on the Web
      4. Upgrading to the Newest Software
    2. Appendix Accessories

      1. Useful Accessories
      2. Places to Shop
    3. Appendix Troubleshooting and Maintenance

      1. Make Sure Your Software Is Up to Date
      2. Fixing a Frozen Phone
      3. Resetting the Fire
      4. Warranty and Repair
      5. Where to Go for Help
    4. Appendix Settings

      1. Wi-Fi & Networks
      2. Display
      3. Sounds & Notifications
      4. Applications & Parental Controls
      5. Battery & Storage
      6. Location Services
      7. Lock Screen
      8. Keyboard
      9. Phone
      10. My Accounts
      11. Device
      12. Voice
      13. Help & Feedback
      14. Searching Settings and Recent Settings