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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.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=hp_201008210_connect?nodeId=201008210#lang

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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