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My KF-HD 7" thinks i'm in the UK. What?!

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Initial post: Dec 30, 2012 6:11:36 AM PST
Rodster says:
I have a weird problem with one of my KF-HD, in particular my 7" HD. It thinks i'm in the UK when i'm in Florida. I checked my device settings and sure enough it's set to EST time zone. I have location services turned ON as well.

Not only does it affect Silk but I can't download directly the Amazon FAOTD. I have to initiate the free purchase from my computer then go to Applications on the KF-HD and SYNC to Amazon then it appears in my CLOUD queue and I have to patiently wait until it downloads to my 7" KF-HD. It may take several taps.

What's weird is my KF-HD 8.9 doesn't have this problem with either app purchases or book purchases. If I use Silk, it sees i'm in the US.

OK any ideas what's the cause and what might fix it? :)

I have over 2GB in apps on my KF-HD. I would like to avoid resetting it if possible.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 30, 2012 6:15:41 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 30, 2012 6:18:19 AM PST
I don't have an HD model, but is there a place to set languages in the settings menu? If so, see if the language is set to English US or English UK.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 30, 2012 6:26:34 AM PST
Rodster says:
You're awesome that was the problem. Leaves the room with head down, hiding red face. :0

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 30, 2012 6:29:40 AM PST
Cool! Glad it is fixed. No need to be red-faced... we all have to learn how to use our new toys :)

Posted on Jan 15, 2013 7:10:44 AM PST
I also had the same problem thank you for the help. It was getting annoying having to change the .uk to .com.

Posted on Jan 23, 2013 6:27:10 PM PST
Rodster says:
My keyboard switched all by itself from US to Japanese. I wonder if a full reset is in order? I don't feel like downloading all of my apps.
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