Kindle Fire HD supports Bluetooth so you can connect a keyboard to make typing easier than the onscreen option. Here’s how to connect a Bluetooth Keyboard.
Kindle Fire HD supports Bluetooth so you can connect a keyboard to make typing much easier than the onscreen option. Here’s how to enable it an connect the pair the keyboard to your tablet.
Turn on Bluetooth Keyboard
First, turn on your keyboard and press the Connect button. Each keyboard varies, so check its documentation if you’re not sure how to power it up.
Enable Bluetooth on Kindle Fire HD
From the home screen, swipe from the top of the screen down and tap More icon.
Next, scroll down and tap Wireless from the Settings menu.
Now tap Bluetooth from the Wireless menu.
On the next screen, tap to Enable Bluetooth and the Kindle Fire HD will start searching for available devices.
When the keyboard is discovered it will be listed under Available Devices – tap on it. If it’s not found, make sure the keyboard has power and is turned on. Then tap the Search for Devices button again.
A Pairing Request screen will come up with a four digit code. Type that code on the keyboard and hit Enter.
After entering the code, you’ll see the following screen indicating your Wireless Keyboard is connected.
Disconnect Keyboard from Kindle Fire HD
To disconnect the keyboard, go back into the Bluetooth menu and tap the device listed under Paired. Then tap OK on the Disconnect confirmation message.
The Kindle Fire HD runs a heavily customized version of Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) that’s primary use if for media consumption and eBook reader. There’s also plenty of productivity that can be done on either the 7-inch or 8.9-inch models. Connecting a Bluetooth wireless keyboard makes it a lot easier to get things done.