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How to Customize Amazon Fire Home Screens – Easy Help



This collection of tips will help you customize the home screens of your Amazon Fire tablet.

Surprisingly, there are many ways you can customize them. Here are some –

Remove section "New articles"
Remove all recommendations
Change wallpaper
Group apps
Remove search box
Group messages together
Hide specific content
Increase or decrease the font size


Delete the "New Articles" section

  1. If you prefer your main screen to be a little less cluttered, you can delete the Articles section completely.
  2.   Amazon fire main screen with new items highlighted

  3. Touch the icon Settings .
  4.   Amazon Fire Settings Icon

  5. Select Apps & Notifications
  6.   amazon fire settings window with apps and notifications highlighted

  7. Select Amazon App Settings
  8.   Amazon Fire Settings window with the Amazon section settings marked

  9. Select Home screens
  10.   Amazon Settings window with home screen section marked

  11. Toggle switch next to View new items on website to Amazon's home screen show new articles that are turned off “/>

  12. Now the main menu has only one app shortcuts.
  13.   amazon fire main home screen without section on new articles

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Remove all recommendations

  1. On most home screens ( For You Books Music etc ) there are sections that are full of things that Amazon thinks you might be interested in. They mostly feel like ads for things you don't want to buy. You can remove most of most of them – for some unknown reason, Amazon will not let you remove the Video recommendations. To remove all others, touch the Settings icon.
  2.   Amazon Fire Settings Icon

  3. Select Apps & Notifications
  4.   Amazon Settings Window with Apps and Notifications Section Selected

  5. Select Amazon App Settings
  6.   Amazon Settings Window with Amazon Settings Section highlighted

  7. Select Home screens
  8.   Amazon Settings window with home screen department selected

  9. Switch the switch next to Recommendations to OFF [19659030] Amazon Home Settings Settings section 19659007] Now go back to the home screen and check out the section Books As illustrated in the pictures before / after below, the large section is at the bottom. Check the other home screens and you will see similar changes.
  10.   one side by side of the home screen of amazon fire books with and without recommendations

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Change wallpaper

  1. Touch the icon Settings .
  2.   Amazon Fire Settings Icon

  3. Select View from the list of settings.
  4.   Amazon fire setting window with screen section highlighted

  5. Select Background
  6.   Amazon fire setting window with wallpaper section highlighted

  7. Select Wallpaper .
  8.   wallpaper section of the amazon fire settings with the background image highlighted

  9. If you have saved a photo on your amazon fire that you want to use as wallpaper / background image on the home screen, press Select the image and select that image .
  10.   Amazon Panel for Wallpaper Selection

  11. Otherwise, you can choose one of the wallpapers provided – swipe from right to left to see them all. Select the background image you want to use by pressing it once, and then touch Set .
  12.   confirmation window amazon fires new wallpapers

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Group the apps

  1. Outside the box, before you even install any of your own apps – Amazon Fire has a pretty messy home screen / desktop. Here's a quick way to organize it and clean it up at the same time.
  2.   standard Amazon Fire screen

  3. You can group apps into their own little box by dragging and dropping one of them on another. Touch and hold one of the app icons, then drag and drop it to another app icon.
  4.   An Amazon Fire app icon is released on another Amazon Fire app icon

  5. As soon as you release, a window will be prompted to give this new app & # 39; collection & # 39; a name. You can name whatever you want, but anything descriptive will be helpful.
  6.   The name screen for a collection of apps on the Amazon fire

  7. Continue to drag and drop other app icons into this newly created collection.
  8.   An Amazon Fire app icon is put into a collection of apps

  9. Create different collections for different app types and before you know it your Amazon Fire home screen will be much less cluttered.
  10.   Amazon fire home screen with apps grouped into categories

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Delete search box

  1. I'm not sure you but I've never grabbed my Amazon Fire and tried to search for something with the search bar on the lock screen. Here's how to disable it:
  2.   amazon fire lock screen

  3. Touch the Settings icon.
  4.   Amazon Fire Settings icon

  5. Scroll down and select Device Options
  6.   Amazon Fire Settings window with the Device Options section highlighted

  7. Select Search box
  8.   Search box setting for Amazon fire [1969009] Display the search bar on lock screen </strong> setting to <strong> OFF </strong> </li>
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  9. That's it. The search bar will now disappear from the lock screen.

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Group messages together

  1. You can keep the message field a little nicer by grouping all notifications into one. How to –
  2.   Amazon fire notification field with multiple notifications is highlighted

  3. Touch the Settings icon.
  4.   Amazon Fire Settings Icon

  5. Select Apps & Notifications
  6.   Amazon Settings Window with the Apps and Messages section marked

  7. In NOTIFICATIONS section ] Compress 1945 messages4019 and toggle the switch to ON
  8.   message section of the amazon fire settings marking the flip switch for grouping

  9. Now that there is more than one pending message, they will group into one.
  10.   The Amazon fire notification field with the notifications grouped

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Hide specific content

  1. Some of the items on the various home screens may be "hidden". For example, if you click on one of the books in your library and hold your finger down, a small menu will appear. Select Remove from Home and the book will be removed from the home screen. It has not been deleted from your device, it just does not appear on your home page.
  2.   Amazon Books Home Screen with a Quick Menu

  3. The same goes for the apps listed in the Recent Apps section . If you tap one of the icons and hold down, a similar menu will appear. Select Remove from home and the icon for that app will disappear. Again, the app has not been deleted, it is just not listed in the section Recent Apps .
  4.   The section about new apps from Amazon on the home screen with a quick menu

  5. Try this with other items on the various home screens. Some may be hidden, others not.

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Increase or decrease the font size

  1. You can increase or decrease the font size for most of the text on Amazon Fire home screens. To do so, first tap on the Settings icon .
  2.   amazon fire setting icon

  3. Select Accessibility
  4.   amazon fire setting window with accessibility section marked

  5. Select Font size
  6.   window accessibility setting down for amazon fire type in the window to either increase or decrease the font size. The on-screen text will increase or decrease as you make the change to help you decide which setting is right for you. </li>
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  7. When you return to your home screens you will find that most of the text has changed based on your preferences.

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