Use special features to enhance your reading experience on your Fire tablet. Help for Kindle Fire HD (3rd Generation), Kindle Fire HDX 7" (3rd Generation), and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" (3rd Generation).
Note: X-Ray is available for select English content only. The product detail page for a book title will confirm whether X-Ray is available.
Use Immersion Reading to add professional narration to eligible Kindle books and watch real-time highlighting as you read.
To use Immersion Reading, you need to own the identical audiobook version of your Kindle book, and the title needs to be Whispersync for Voice-ready. For a list of books that support Immersion Reading, go to Whispersync for Voice-Ready.
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Listen to your Kindle content with Text-to-Speech.
Note: Most Kindle content and personal documents are eligible for Text-to-Speech. If Text-to-Speech capability is available for your book, you'll see Text-to-Speech: Enabled on the product detail page before you purchase your book.
While reading, use Smart Lookup to research words on your Fire tablet, or use X-Ray to explore your book.
Note: To use Wikipedia or Instant Translations, your Fire tablet needs to be connected to a wireless network.
Note: Free dictionaries are added to your account so you can seamlessly look up definitions without having to purchase a dictionary from the Kindle Store. Because we offer Kindle content in multiple countries, these dictionaries come in a variety of languages. You may also use another dictionary you purchased from the Kindle Store while reading your Kindle books.
Note: You can use X-Ray to explore the "bones of a book." View detailed information on characters, terms, and more from Wikipedia and from Shelfari, Amazon's community-powered encyclopedia for book lovers. If X-Ray is available for your book, tap the center of the screen while reading, tap the menu icon , and then tap X-Ray.
If you own a Print Replica textbook, you can test your knowledge of key terms and concepts using Flashcards on your Fire tablet.
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While reading, tap the center of the page, and then tap Flashcards.
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|Edit a flashcard or a set of flashcards||
|Delete a flashcard or a set of flashcards||
|Add a new flashcard to an existing set||
Tap the set from the Flashcards screen, tap , and then tap Done when complete.
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While reading, tap the center of the screen, tap Flashcards, and then select the set you want to use. Tap the card to read information on the other side (such as the answer), and then drag the flashcard into the Correct or Incorrect pile.
To shuffle your set, tap . To restart your set, tap .
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