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Viet - E-reader Tech
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My kindle is stuck on screen that says kindle and I am

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my kindle is stuck on screen that says kindle and I am unable to get it to do anything else
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: E-Readers
Expert:  Viet - E-reader Tech replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

I'm sorry about the issue. Please press and hold (or slide and hold) the power on / off button / switch on the kindle for about 45 seconds, then turn it back on and check.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it did not work
Expert:  Viet - E-reader Tech replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry. Can you charge the kindle, then while charging it, press (or slide) and hold hard the Power on / off button for about 60 seconds this time, then turn it back on and check.

Does the screen still say kindle only? Does it show anything else?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it says kindle and there is person sitting under tree reading
Expert:  Viet - E-reader Tech replied 1 year ago.

What's the model of your kindle? Does it have touch screen? How old is it?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it is a touch screen and I just received it as gift in December 2015
Expert:  Viet - E-reader Tech replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that your kindle hardware got bad; it's a hardware issue in this case, but don't worry, Amazon will repair / replace it under warranty for you. Please click on the website below:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/contact-us/general-questions.html?skip=true

, and submit the issue there.

In the mean time, do you have a computer or a tablet or smartphone? If yes, do you know how to read your kindle books on it?

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