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On /off button does not work.. Fire HD 8 [email protected],

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On /off button does not work..
JA: What brand and model of e-reader do you have?
Customer: Fire HD 8 [email protected]
JA: How old is your Fire?
Customer: 2 months
JA: What have you tried so far with your Fire?
Customer: It powers on when I plug it in,but on/off button does not work.
JA: Anything else you want the Android expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No,I just need advice.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: E-Readers
Expert:  Louie replied 2 months ago.

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially, have you tried any of below?

  • press and hold (or depending on the version, slide and hold) the POWER button for a full 40 seconds;
  • even after the screen went blank;
  • then release the POWER button;
  • press or slide the POWER button to restart if the Kindle does not re-start on its own;
  • should the screen be still be unresponsive, then plug in Kindle using the USB cord or the A/C power adapter that came with it;
  • recommend charging the Kindle with an Amazon power adapter;
  • allow the Kindle to charge for 30 minutes, unplug it, and then try to restart again.