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Suggestion: power button on top instead of bottom of Kindle Fire

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Initial post: Apr 8, 2012 6:57:25 PM PDT
It seems like I have trouble accidentally turning my Kindle Fire off by pushing the power button on the bottom. Any chance the makers could put that power button on the top?

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 8, 2012 7:13:11 PM PDT
Can't you just turn the Kindle upside down? Or something - like doesn't the screen rotate?

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 8, 2012 7:16:47 PM PDT
Zanzibar says:
It's on the bottom of the kindle touch too. I haven't accidentally turned it off yet, but I'm always having to pay attention to how I prop it up.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 8, 2012 7:19:27 PM PDT
Bufo Calvin says:
Yes, that's right, Ferret. That's the easy fix. The only problem is that the opening swipe screen is upside down, but after that, it's fine. :)

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 8, 2012 7:50:20 PM PDT
Q says:
I just turned my Fire upside down. The screen rotates so it looks right-side up and the power button is then on the top.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 8, 2012 7:55:19 PM PDT
Thanks, Bufo! I wasn't sure that I was remembering correctly. I don't have a KF or a KT, but I thought that I had seen it posted about the screens rotating. =)

Posted on Apr 8, 2012 8:55:55 PM PDT
M. Ratcheson says:
Someone in the ether apparently doesn't like the solution of turning the Fire upside down, but I've been doing it for months, and it works fine. I've been able to cope with the opening screen being upside down, it's not much of a issue.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 9, 2012 10:31:58 AM PDT
Zanzibar says:
Too bad that doesn't work for the Kindle Touch.

Posted on Dec 20, 2013 11:22:59 PM PST
A. Kaaihue says:
Turning it upside down is a common sense fix, until you throw a case on it. Then the flap is on the right and it opening it up backwards. It's under hard to take a screenshot with the buttons on the bottom. Have to turn it upside down for ease
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Initial post:  Apr 8, 2012
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