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How to unlock an Amazon Fire Tablet

In this article, we will explain the different ways to unlock an Amazon Fire Tablet screen whether you have a password or not. We will also explain the different lock screen options on the Amazon Fire Tablet.

If you have the pin or passcode in your possession, you will simply need to input it on the locked screen interface to unlock it. Once you enter the code, the screen will be unlocked.

If you have lost the passcode, navigate to the locked screen and input a random wrong pin 5 times. The Amazon Fire Tablet will prompt you to reset your passcode. Create a new pin that you will remember and accept the changes.

Unlock an Amazon Fire Tablet with a Password

If you are locked out of your Amazon Fire Tablet you will have to either enter your password to unlock the tablet or manage your devices from the Amazon account settings if you have a Kindle account.

In case you still remember the password you set originally follow the below instructions.

  1. Turn on the tablet.
  2. You will be prompted to enter the password.
  3. Enter the correct password and you will be logged in.

Unlock an Amazon Fire Tablet using Amazon Kindle

It is important to keep your tablet synced with your Amazon account. This makes it easy for you to restore it without having to reset or lose your data.

  1. Log in to your Amazon account on the website or Amazon application.
  2. Go to Account settings then choose Devices Content and Devices. Here is a direct link.
  3. You will be able to view the different devices linked to your account. Go to device action and choose your Amazon Tablet.
  4. Choose the Remote lock option and enter a new password that you will remember. Confirm and save.
  5. Go to your tablet and choose Unlock Device.
  6. Enter the Pin that you set and that is it.

Unlock Amazon Fire Tablet without a Password

If you do not have an Amazon account or your tablet is not synced with Amazon Kindle, you will have to troubleshoot your tablet for password resetting.

  1. Turn your Amazon Fire Tablet on.
  2. When it prompts you to enter a password, enter a random wrong password 5 times.
  3. It will prompt you to change the password to a new one.
  4. Create a password that you will remember, confirm, and save.

If the above methods do not work for you, you have no choice but to rest your Amazon Fire Tablet. This will result in a loss of data.

How to Reset Amazon Fire HD Tablet

Reset Amazon Fire HD Tablet

All your personal information is wiped clean. This is an advisable step if you’re passing it on to someone else or preparing to sell it.

In this guide, we’ll walk you through the simple steps to reset your Fire tablet and get it back running smoothly. As one of the cheapest tablets available today it is very popular among beginners.

Why is Factory Reset Important?

Before you proceed with resetting your Fire tablet, it’s crucial to understand the implications of a factory reset. This process will remove all downloaded content, including in-app purchases, and revert the device to its original factory settings. 

Additionally, it will deregister the tablet from your Amazon account. So, before you proceed, make sure you’re comfortable with the idea of deleting everything stored on the device. If needed, consider printing or backing up your important data.

Method 1: Resetting Using Hardware Buttons

  1. Press and hold the Power button for approximately 40 seconds or until the screen turns off.
  2. When the logo screen reappears, release the Power button and press the Volume Down button.
  3. Keep holding the Volume Down button until a screen with two options appears.
  4. Select using the Power button
  5. Confirm your choice by tapping Erase Everything.

Method 2: Fire HD Tablet Reset Using the Settings App

  1. On your Amazon Fire tablet go to Settings
  2. Choose Device Options
  3. Scroll down and choose the Reset button 
  4. Choose between a factory reset and erasing everything

When should you Reset your Amazon Fire Tablet?

Resetting your Fire tablet is not only useful for resolving performance issues but also essential when you’re passing the device on to someone else or selling it.

Performing a factory reset ensures that all your data is erased and unrecoverable, safeguarding your personal information. If you’re unsure about resetting your Fire tablet or need further assistance, visit the Fire Tablet support page for guidance.

How can you lock an Amazon Fire tablet screen?

In this article, I will show you How to lock the Amazon Fire tablet screen. If you have not set a security passcode, then this is the article for you too.

How to unlock Amazon Fire Tablet
  1. Go to the settings Menu and choose Security and Privacy.
  2. Choose Lock Screen Passcode. Toggle it on
  3. Enter a Password that you will remember and click finish.
  4. To change an existing password, Settings > Security and Privacy 
  5. Select Change Passcode


Resetting the Amazon Fire HD Tablet is a practical solution to tackle performance problems and ensure your data’s security when passing on or selling the device.


  1. How can I bypass the Amazon Kindle Lock screen?

    To bypass the lock screen on the Amazon Fire Tablet, you will either have to hard reset your tablet or change your PIN from your Amazon account.

  2. Can I unlock my Amazon Fire Tablet without a password?

    Yes, to unlock an Amazon Fire Tablet without a password, go to the locked screen and write a random wrong password 5 times. The tablet will prompt you to reset your passcode. Now create a new pin that you will remember and accept the changes.