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Display is essentially gone Kindle Fire HD 8.9

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Initial post: Aug 10, 2014 7:54:16 AM PDT
The display on my Kindle Fire is essentially gone. It comes on when I press power, but before I can touch the screen, it has gone black. This just started yesterday; it had been working fine.The device is fully charged. I tried turning it off & back on, but with the screen going black within milliseconds after the device comes on, it's not helping. Is my Kindle dead :( or is there a master reset? Fortunately I have an extended warranty. Should I call Square Trade?

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 10, 2014 8:09:16 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Aug 10, 2014 8:10:25 AM PDT
Try pushing and holding down the on/off button. Be sure to hold it down for 30 seconds at least. Then let it reboot. This worked for my kindle paper. It reboots automatically after you finish holding down the on/off switch for 30 seconds.

Posted on Aug 10, 2014 8:28:09 AM PDT
I just tried it and it didn't work. Rats. :(

Posted on Aug 10, 2014 8:30:26 AM PDT
Now, the screen appears to flash about once a minute....I'm starting to get a real bad feeling about this.

Posted on Aug 10, 2014 9:27:35 AM PDT
I was able to get it back. I plugged it in and was able to keep the screen going long enough to do a factory reset. Things appear normal...for now. :)
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