Fix AirPods Not Working with Kindle Fire [2022 Solutions]

Written By FarhanMax

You wish to use your 11th generation Kindle Fire HD 10 to watch videos or listen to audiobooks/songs. However, even though the Kindle Fire HD10 has Bluetooth version 5.0, it still can’t work in collaboration with your AirPods.

I can feel your level of frustration. Just don’t panic as this problem is common when you try to connect an Apple device with a non-Apple device.

I also faced the same situation and couldn’t connect my AirPod’s with Kindle Fire. Then, I researched this problem and finally, I was able to overcome the odds.

So, why are your AirPod’s not working with Kindle Fire?

Faulty Bluetooth pairing is the main reason behind your AirPod’s not working with the Kindle Fire. Subsequently, the other reasons for your AirPod’s not working with Kindle Fire are bugs and glitches in the recent software update and outdated firmware version.

Don’t skip any part as I’ll show you all the possible ways to fix this problem.fix-airpods-not-working-with-kindle-fire

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Why are there Connectivity Issues between AirPod and Kindle Fire?

As I have mentioned that there will be complexity while connecting a non-Apple device with an Apple product. But, if you think this problem can’t be solved then you are wrong.

Before going into the fixation processes, you should know the reasons for facing the issue while connecting Airpods with Kindle Fire.

Here are the reasons for confronting the connectivity issue:  

  • Faulty Bluetooth pairing is the main reason for facing a connectivity issue between AirPod and Kindle Fire. If you have more than one Bluetooth device connected to your kindle tablet, one of them will most likely not deliver the required output.
  • An incorrect set of AirPods is another reason for facing connectivity issues.
  • An out-of-date software version is enough to cause a stack of troubles, including connectivity concerns. If you update to the latest version, the existing program’s minor security vulnerability will be fixed as well.
  • Improper connectivity between your AirPod and Kindle Fire is another reason for facing a connectivity issue.

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How to Fix AirPod’s not Working with Kindle Fire

So, from the above discussion, you should understand that the problem is connected to the device’s internal and software update-related issues. We will be focusing on this in the fixing session. 

You just need to read till the end and find the fix that can solve this issue of AirPod’s not working with Kindle Fire.

Here are the ways to fix AirPod’s not working with your Kindle Fire tablet:

Fix 1: Repair your Kindle Fire and AirPod

As your AirPod’s not working in your Kindle Fire, there must have been some connectivity issues for which you are facing this issue. The first thing you can try is to repair your AirPods with Kindle Fire.

You must clear the existing paired Bluetooth devices from your Kindle fire.repair-your-kindle-fire-and-airpods

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Here is the way to delete the existing paired devices from your Kindle Fire:

  • Open the Alexa app.
  • Then you have to select the Devices option.
  • Next, you have to select Amazon Tap.
  • Select the Bluetooth devices once you opened the Amazon tap.
  • You will see the Clear option and hit that option.

Now, you have cleared all the existing paired devices from your Kindle Fire. You can go for repairing the AirPods with Kindle Fire.

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Here is the process of pairing your AirPod with the Kindle Fire:

  • You have to make the Kindle Fire discoverable. For doing this you have to follow this- Open Tablet> Quick Settings> Wireless> Choose Bluetooth> Active Pairing.
  • Place your AirPods inside the charging case and wait for the green light to appear.
  • Now, you have to open your AirPod case’s lid and look for the white button located at the back.
  • Once you find the button, press and hold the button.
  • Take your Kindle Fire.
  • Refresh the detected devices and wait for your AirPods to appear.
  • When the AirPods appeared, connect them with your Kindle Fire.

You have repaired the AirPods with Kindle fire. Try to watch or listen to something and see if the connectivity issue still lasts or not.

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Fix 2: Check if the AirPods are being charged or not

You haven’t checked that your AirPods have very little charge, but you believe there is a connectivity problem. Then, your problem will hardly be solved.

Before using AirPod, you must check the percentage of charge available here. If there is very little charge, you have to put your AirPods back in the case. Now, you have to put the cable on power to charge your AirPods.

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Fix 3. Update Your Kindle Fire

An up-to-date operating system can solve most of your problems including the AirPod’s not working with the Kindle Fire. In this part, I’m going to show the way to update the operating system of Fire HD 8 and 10.

Here is the process of updating the Fire 8 operating system: 

  • Open your tablet.
  • Open the Settings menu.
  • Click on the Device Options.
  • Now, you have to select the System Updates option.
  • Once the System Updates option is opened, you have to click on check now to see if there is an update available or not.update-your-kindle-fire

If any updated version is available, download and install it. Restart your device and see if the problem is solved or not.

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Here is the process of updating the Fire 10 operating system: 

  • Swipe downwards from the top to find the Settings icon.
  • Open the Settings option.
  • Click on the Device Options.
  • Now, you have to tap on the System Updates option.
  • Then, you have to click on Check Now option and see if there is an updated version available or not.
  • Fire 10 tablet will automatically download the updated version and install it.
  • Restart your tablet and see the result.

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Fix 4: Clear Bluetooth Cache Files

How long it has been since you deleted your Kindle Fire’s Bluetooth cache files? If it has been very long, then you should clear your Bluetooth cache files. This cache file can be the reason for your AirPod’s not working with Kindle Fire.

Here is the path to clear your Kindle Fire tablet’s Bluetooth cache:

  • Open your tablet.
  • Swipe down from the up to find the Settings option and click on it.
  • Click on the Apps option.
  • Tap on the Menu icon to show System apps.
  • Navigate to the Bluetooth option and click on it.
  • Tap on the Storage option.
  • Tap on the Clear cache option.

Restart your device and connect your AirPod with the Kindle Fire and see the result.

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Fix 5: Reset Your AirPod’s

If the above fixes fail to solve your problem of AirPod not working with your Kindle Fire problem, you might look for resetting your AirPod.reset-airpods

Here is the process of resetting your AirPods:

  • Put the AirPods inside the case.
  • Press and hold the setup button for 15 seconds.
  • Hold the button down until the status light begins to flash yellow and then white.
  • You have reset your Airpods by following this process.
  • Repair your AirPods with Kindle Fire again and compare the results.

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Fix 6: Update Your Airpod’s Firmware Version

In order to enhance your AirPod’s functional ability, performance and longevity, you must update the firmware version of your AirPod. Generally, the AirPods update automatically. But if you think that your AirPods are not up-to-date, you have to follow the below steps.

Here are the steps to update the firmware version of your AirPod 3/ AirPods Pro:

  • Place the buds into the case.
  • You have to connect the case with a USB cable for ensuring the power source.
  • Pair your AirPods with your device. It would be better if you can use iPhone or iPad.
  • Open the Settings app by swiping down from the up.
  • Click on the General and then the About option.
  • Scroll down to select the name of your AirPods.
  • Now, you have to check the firmware version of your AirPods. If it’s 4C165, then it’s up-to-date.check-the-firmware-version-of-your-airpods

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How to Connect your AirPod with Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10

Kindle Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 have Bluetooth versions 4.2 and 5.0 respectively. These advanced tablets are used for reading ebooks and watching video content and are manufactured by Amazon. On the other hand, Airpods are manufactured by Apple. So, you should be very careful while connecting Apple AirPods with Amazon Kindle Fire.

Here is the process of connecting AirPod with Kindle Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10:

  • You have to make the Kindle Fire discoverable. For doing this you have to follow this- Open Tablet> Quick Settings> Wireless> Choose Bluetooth> Active Pairing.
  • Place your AirPods inside the charging case and wait for the green light to appear.
  • Now, you have to open your AirPod case’s lid and look for the white button located at the back.
  • Once you find the button, press and hold the button.
  • Take your Kindle Fire.
  • Refresh the detected devices and wait for your AirPods to appear.
  • When the AirPods appeared, connect them with your Kindle Fire.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Do the AirPods update firmware automatically?

AirPod’s, AirPod’s Pro and AirPod’s Max all update automatically when an update is available. But you can update them manually too.

What are the wireless earbuds best for the Kindle Fire tablets?

You can look for Bose QuietComfort Earbuds, Apple AirPods Pro, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live and Amazon Echo Buds.

Can you update AirPod forcefully?

You can’t update the AirPods forcefully. It will update automatically. You just need to pair your AirPods with an Apple device and keep it in charging mode.

What happens when you connect your AirPods with multiple devices?

You can connect your AirPods with multiple devices like iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time. AirPod will interact with the user accordingly.

Conclusion

It is not uncommon for issues to arise when connecting two distinct processed items. But, all you need is to keep patient and read this article to the end.

In this article, I’ve shown the reasons for which Airpods face shortcomings while working with kindle Fire. I’ve also shortlisted all the possible ways to fix this problem. Follow these easy and simple steps to connect and use AirPods with a kindle Fire.

Read this article carefully till the end and maintain the steps sequentially. If you have any further questions, you can ask in the comment section. Our experts will try to help you as early as possible.

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