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Lost text to speech function in Kindle Fire HD

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Initial post: Jun 13, 2013 4:49:30 PM PDT
Pogonia says:
My Kindle Fire HD has lost its text to speech function. How do I get it back?

Posted on Jun 13, 2013 4:57:35 PM PDT
B.Lindenmuth says:
Mine is gone also! Very disappointed.

Posted on Jun 13, 2013 5:00:46 PM PDT
Not all books have TTS. Are you looking at a book that you've used the feature before, or are you looking at a different book?

Posted on Jun 13, 2013 5:12:57 PM PDT
Bufo Calvin says:
Pogonia, I recently had mine reset...I think it happened with a recent update.

You can turn it back on the way you did it originally: tap towards the top middle of a page, then tap Aa, then tap More Options.

If that doesn't do it, please post again.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 13, 2013 5:38:14 PM PDT
Pogonia says:
Yes! It worked! Thank you, Bufo Calvin!!!!!

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 1, 2013 2:57:11 PM PDT
I have the same issue but when I tap Aa I don't get more options. I just get the font, spacing, etc plus popular highlights. Any ideas?

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 1, 2013 3:36:06 PM PDT
Donna have you tried a different book? Not all books have TTS enabled.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 7, 2013 6:03:36 PM PDT
I have tried this on mine and it doesnt work, it is not giving me more options
, I have also lost the go to and x ray options. I am trying books I have used it on before.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 7, 2013 7:12:27 PM PDT
**Meya** says:
Jennette, clearing the app data will fix that.

From the Home Screen, swipe down from the top of the screen and tap More, then tap Applications, Installed Applications, scroll down to the Amazon Kindle icon, tap that, then Clear Data.

Return to the Home Screen, and try your books again.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 8, 2013 7:58:44 PM PDT
Thanks :)

Posted on Jul 19, 2013 6:21:20 AM PDT
RS says:
I used the instructions from Meya to 'Clear Data'. That worked on my Kindle Fire HD but not until I went into a book that I knew had TTS, clicking the Font settings and turning on text-to-speech. The TTS setting wasn't available in the font settings until I had done the Clear Data step.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2013 5:26:56 PM PST
Melissa says:
Thank you Meya this helped me get my text to speech working again!
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