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My kindle fire has no sound and the volume is turned up


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Initial post: Dec 25, 2011 7:57:16 AM PST
K. Bacon says:
My kindle fire has no sound and the volume is turned up

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 25, 2011 8:34:17 PM PST
I have the same issue

Posted on Dec 25, 2011 8:35:38 PM PST
Try turning it up IN the app, and not only on the Fire control itself.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 25, 2011 8:36:21 PM PST
John Walker says:
Same here- very little sound

Posted on Dec 26, 2011 7:46:15 AM PST
Mine is doing the same thing. No notification sounds or keyboard clicks.

Posted on Dec 26, 2011 8:17:32 AM PST
Called Amazon's number and after the representative put me on hold for over 10 minutes he hung up on me.

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 6:53:27 PM PST
same problem.. anyone figure it out?

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 11:04:28 PM PST
Same problem cant hear keyboard clicks

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 11:07:28 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2011 11:12:32 PM PST
C. Scilley says:
Did you try turning it completely off, by holding down the power button and touching shut off, and then turning it back on again?
Carolyn

Posted on Jan 14, 2012 11:37:40 AM PST
C. simmons says:
Same problem. Super annoyed

Posted on Jan 14, 2012 11:39:16 AM PST
Whatever you're trying to listen too likely has a volume control separate from the volume for the device. Make sure that is turned up as well.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 14, 2012 4:15:36 PM PST
Yep

Posted on Jan 15, 2012 9:28:35 AM PST
My kindle says the sound is off, when the sound is on, how do you fix this??

Posted on Jan 16, 2012 4:20:54 PM PST
No sound. Volume turned all the way up in the Fire AND in the app (e.g., youtube). Sites without independent volume controls (bandcamp) also have no sound. No sound has ever come out of the speakers. (It has some, right? They look like speakers.)

Posted on Jan 18, 2012 5:14:23 PM PST
same here. no sound at all. checked volume on device and app.

Posted on Jan 19, 2012 1:14:36 AM PST
K. betts says:
sometimes the sound works and will stop in the middle of a video and i cant get it to work again unless i shut down and restart kindle

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 19, 2012 1:52:05 AM PST
SeaLevel274 says:
If headphones work and the speakers don't, you may have a defective unit. In that case I would contact Kindle customer support for a replacement.

Posted on Jan 25, 2012 8:12:17 PM PST
ASMcP says:
Same problem here. Was fine last night and now no sound on anything. Strange.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 25, 2012 8:33:08 PM PST
ASMcP says:
Worked for me!

Posted on Jan 25, 2012 9:48:42 PM PST
I really hope amazon addresses this. I cant hear notifications or any keyboard clicks. The volume Icon at the top says there is no sound but there is! And when ever I try to turn up the notification volume from the sound menu it just goes back to zero. Come on someone out there has to know how to fix this. I had it for two months and its super annoying =..[

Posted on Jan 26, 2012 8:45:09 AM PST
Robert says:
Try resetting the Kindle to factory default settings. I had this happen to me and that fixed the issue.

Posted on Jan 26, 2012 10:14:47 AM PST
T. Scott says:
Are using earphones? If not, plug in earphones and see if the sound works---some times the earphone jack gets stuck so it thinks it has earphones plugged in when it does not.

Posted on Jan 26, 2012 1:00:38 PM PST
D. L. Estes says:
My KF's volume is way to low to be useable for music and movies, I have done all the on device turn up's I can, I bought volume+ app. witch helped some, maybe a one 3ed increase in volume but still to low for music & movies. I bought a powered Altic Lansing im227 with hopes that a powered speaker would increase the volume but all it did was spread out the volume over a broader frequency range making it even more inaudible which surprised me as others have said it helped a great deal? Additionally it cuts off volume+ after unplugging the powered speaker and I need to reboot the KF to get the volume+ to work again. I would like to know if someone knows if there's a powered speaker out their that will boost the volume to a useable level for music and movies as it's nearly useless for that purpose now, Amazon wants us as consumers to buy there their audible products for the KF and needs to fix this problem with a patch or app. that will make this fine product useable for this purpose. Thank you if you can help
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