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In reply to an earlier post on Feb 4, 2015 5:29:57 PM PST
CBRetriever says:
so tell Amazon and not this forum of kindle users by emailing them here:

but as people have been asking for this since October 2011...

Posted on Feb 4, 2015 3:14:33 PM PST
Hoppy says:
I want amazon to please put something on here so u can use a picture on background.. ...I hate the basic pictures. I want to personalize it like my cell phone......thank you

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 16, 2015 10:01:20 AM PST
That's really helpful!

Posted on Nov 21, 2014 7:47:21 AM PST
Go launcher :)

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 5, 2014 12:49:28 PM PST
CBRetriever says:
so tell Amazon and not this forum of kindle users by emailing them here:

but as people have been asking for this since October 2011...

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 5, 2014 12:31:25 PM PST
Joshua Sims says:
I do too

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 12, 2014 1:52:30 PM PDT
So can you help me

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 10, 2014 10:47:09 AM PST
Jazzy_Jeff says:
Yea, but they don't so why buy one if it doesn't have what you want?? I think my car should be able to use diesel or gas but that doesn't change the fact they can't. Buy a device that has what you want to begin with and then you will always be happy.

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 10:33:38 AM PST
okaiimhere says:
The kindle fire should allow different styles to suit all buyers to give you that personalizing that bit easier

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 14, 2013 9:04:38 PM PDT
Dale Kidd says:
Thanks for the answer. When I tried that before I guess I was doing more of a tap than a touch.

Posted on Sep 14, 2013 8:22:24 PM PDT
Retired EE says:
Assuming you have a KF HD since that is the device being discussed in the last few posts on this month old thread. I assume also that you are talking about the carousel. If both of those are true (more detail always is helpful) items on the carousel can be removed by touching and holding the touch (don't tap) until the menu appears. One of the items on the list is Remove from Carousel. Tap that item and the item will no longer be there. Be careful NOT TO TOUCH Remove from Device unless that is what you intended!

Posted on Sep 14, 2013 7:43:04 PM PDT
Dale Kidd says:
Is there a way to remove or hide what is shown on the home screen, for example if I don't want a particular document to show. Thanks for your response in advance.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 12, 2013 11:43:23 AM PDT
h.newman says:
I agree completely!

Posted on Jul 10, 2013 2:08:46 PM PDT
My kindle fire HD is acting funky. The sound bar keeps popping up and doesn't seem to go away. I have tried rebooting several times, but nothing has changed. It also beeps each time the sound bar appears. I cannot remove it, and I cannot read through it.
It also does not turn off as easily as it once did. I have to push the power button quite a long time, sometimes it will shut off, but not always. What am I doing wrong.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 10, 2013 1:59:33 PM PDT
When not in use, a Fire normally isn't being stared at. When you're using it, you can't see the sleep screen. There is no point to adding this "feature" that really isn't a "feature" at all.

The Fire doesn't handle apps like a full blown android tablet. On those, and on the iPad, you can set the screen picture that shows behind the icons. The Fire doesn't show the screen in the same way, so there is just no reason to offer it.

I can pretty much be certain that most users do not stare at the sleep screen on their Fire, or other Kindle.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 10, 2013 1:54:59 PM PDT
Jon says:
You know this how? I think you don't know and the machine doesn't come with a way to permit it, though an app could do it or amazon could add that functionality and I think they were just lazy in not having it in the first place.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 10, 2013 1:52:07 PM PDT
Jon says:
Shouldn't have to should have been something that came with the device. It is a really dumb thing that it doesn't.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 10, 2013 1:50:54 PM PDT
Jon says:
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Posted on Jun 18, 2013 7:17:03 PM PDT
Kevin Moore says:
Well, it can be done (sort of)....with some work. You can root the Kindle, install the Google Play Store and then install a different launcher that you can customize.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 2, 2013 5:35:42 AM PDT

Posted on Jun 2, 2013 5:14:28 AM PDT
jynxie61 says:
So, did anyone ever ask Amazon?

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 17, 2013 12:20:53 AM PDT
@Ryan: I have been on the forums almost every day for the past two and a half years, and no one has been able to post that they have found the way to do what you want to do. So my advice was to give feedback to Amazon about it, and I provided the email address for you to do that. Have you done that?

And when you posted: 'can we have a home screen design', your post sounded to me as though you were asking Amazon rather than asking if anyone knew of a solution, so that is why I advised you to contact Amazon.

And I have no way of knowing whether you are aware that you are not talking to Amazon when you post here - lots of people think that Amazon read every post on every thread - and they don't.

If you took my post as snarky, then that is your choice - I won't try to help you in the future, so you won't have to be offended again.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 16, 2013 10:53:51 PM PDT
Ryan Chow says:
The point in "telling us" is that another Kindle Fire HD owner may have figured out a way around this problem and posted it here. Pleas don't tell us what to ask. This forum is here to check in with other Amazon users and to help each other if we can, not tell us to not post because we're "not from Amazon."

If you have nothing of substance to offer, please don't post your snarky and unhelpful comments, thank you.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 1, 2013 12:17:13 AM PDT
@Geoffrey: No point in telling us. Did you read the post above yours?

If you want to be certain that someone from Amazon hears your feedback, please send an email to or if you have a Fire - we are mainly Kindle owners here, not from Amazon.

Posted on Mar 31, 2013 11:37:00 PM PDT
If u can't change color ,can we have a home screen design? Cause it's look like sad when in using my kindle.. just like phone that u change the home screen design
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