How Do I Reset My Kindle To Factory Settings?

Is there a reset button on a Kindle?

Locate your Kindle’s “Reset” button.

Stick your paperclip, needle or toothpick into the tiny hole and press the button.

Hold the “Reset” button until your Kindle powers down.

The Kindle’s screen will then flash several times before the device is restored to its factory settings..

Can you wipe a Kindle?

Swipe down from the top of the screen and tap Settings. Tap Device Options, and then tap Reset to Factory Defaults. Tap Reset to confirm.

How do I reset my first generation Kindle?

Reboot the device by holding the power button for about 30 seconds. Wait about 3 minutes for the device to reboot.

How do I restore my Kindle to factory settings?

To reset your Kindle, press or tap the “Menu” button on the Home screen and select “Settings.” The “Settings” screen appears. Press or tap the “Menu” again and select “Reset to Factory Defaults.” Your Kindle will start the resetting process and power off automatically.

How do I do a hard reset on my Kindle Paperwhite?

If the menu restart doesn’t resolve the problem, try a hard restart:Press and hold down the power button for 45 seconds (7-15 seconds for a second-generation Kindle Paperwhite). The screen goes blank.Press the power button again — just a simple press as if you were taking your Kindle Paperwhite out of sleep mode.

Does deregistering a Kindle remove content?

“Deregistering the Kindle will remove all content from the device. You do need to remove all purchased material from the Kindle device. Existing purchased Kindle content already on a device cannot be given as a gift according to the License Agreement and Terms of Use of the Amazon Kindle.”

What happens if you deregister a Kindle?

When you deregister a Kindle, this Kindle is no longer connected to your Amazon account. So, your ebooks can no longer be found on this Kindle. Your ebooks are still on Amazon Kindle: Welcome – login, then go to “Manage your content and devices”. From this place you can download your ebooks again, to any other Kindle.

Can I give my Kindle to someone else?

The books that you purchase for your Kindle are locked to your Amazon account – your email address. You can transfer a Kindle to someone else any time, but you cannot transfer your books.

Does resetting Kindle delete everything?

While doing so is a relatively straightforward process, it should be noted that resetting your Kindle to factory settings will erase all data you currently have stored on the device including books, magazines, and other documents as well as Wi-Fi information and all other data.

How do you reset a Kindle that won’t turn on?

Press and hold down the power button for 20 seconds or longer. Then turn the device back on by hitting the power button again. If this doesn’t work the first time, you can try holding the button down for 30 seconds or longer. Most of the time, this will be all you have to do to make the Kindle Fire work again.

How do I clear my Kindle to sell it?

Standard KindlePress the “Home” button to go back to the Home screen.Press the “Menu” button, then scroll down the menu and select “Settings.”Tap the “Menu” key again. Select “Reset to Factory Defaults” from the menu, then select “OK” to confirm.