Trying to learn the process of how to connect AirPods to Kindle Fire? Can’t find a guide that will teach you the comprehensive steps to do so?
Worry not, because, in this guide, we will go over the complete list of steps on how you can link or connect your AirPods to your Kindle Fire.
To be able to connect your AirPods to your Amazon Kindle Fire, you first need to make your Amazon Kindle Fire discoverable. Once your device is detectable, open the lid of your AirPods case (while they’re in), then press and hold setup until you see the white light flash.
Select your AirPods from the list of discoverable devices on Amazon Kindle Fire.
Many people are skeptical and unsure of whether they can use their Apple AirPods with non-Apple devices. Is it really not possible?
Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to use your Apple AirPods with non-Apple devices.
Since it’s a Bluetooth device, it should work accordingly even if the other device isn’t an iPhone, iPad, or Mac.
The process of doing it shouldn’t give you a hard time. In fact, how you connect AirPods to a Kindle Fire isn’t that far from how you connect or link it with an Apple product.
Here’s a comprehensive take on how you can link up and connect your Apple AirPods to your Amazon Kindle Fire and use it as your Bluetooth earphones.
The first thing you want to do is to make sure that your Amazon Kindle Fire device is discoverable.
Unlike other devices, they aren’t automatically configured to be discoverable, therefore, you need to manually toggle it first.
You can make your Amazon Kindle Fire device discoverable by following these steps:
- Access Quick Settings by swiping down from the top of the screen.
- Then, select Wireless from the list of options.
- After that, choose Bluetooth and activate pairing.
Once you’re done with this, your Amazon Kindle device is now discoverable.
Now that the receiving device is discoverable, the next step is to prepare your AirPods.
So, put your AirPods inside the charging case and make sure that they’re charging or being detected by the case. You’ll know this when the light indicator on the case is lit green.
NOTE: There are instances where even if you put the AirPods inside the case, it’s not charging. So, check the light indicator on the case.
When you’re sure that your AirPods are charging inside the case, open the lid of the charging case, and then press and hold the setup button, which can be found at the back of the device.
You need to hold it until the light indicator on the case flashes white. Typically, you’ll have to hold it for about three (3) seconds.
NOTE: Opening the lid is important because it’s the indicator that you’re trying to set it up or pair it to a new device.
After the 3rd step, your Apple AirPods should now be discoverable on your Amazon Kindle Fire device.
So, here’s what you have to do:
- Go back to your Amazon Kindle Fire.
- Then, refresh the page or refresh the detected devices.
- After which, select the AirPods that you want to pair and connect with it.
- You should be able to do it without any problems.
NOTE: Make sure that you connect or do the process right after the white light flashes on the back of the AirPods case so that it’s newly detectable.
Once done, you should now be able to connect and use your AirPods with your Amazon Kindle Fire without any problems.
Were you able to do the process correctly and you’re getting the “could not connect to Bluetooth device error?” If so, then try to consider the following:
Before you connect it, try removing the connection between the AirPods and a device you connected it with recently.
Simply switch the Bluetooth of the previous device off so it doesn’t interfere when you try pairing/connecting it to your Amazon Kindle Fire.
Try resetting your AirPods. To do this:
- Ensure that the AirPods aren’t paired or connected to any device.
- Then, place the AirPods in the charging case.
- While the lid is open, press and hold the setup button for at least 15 seconds.
- Wait for the light indicator to flash amber, and then white.
That’s when you know that the resetting of your Apple AirPods has been successful.
Lastly, redo the process. Press and hold the Kindle Fire’s power button for at least 40 seconds and wait for it to reboot automatically.
Then, redo the pairing/connecting process again from the first step.
Should this still be insufficient, the problem could already be with your AirPods. Take it to the nearest Apple Service Center and have it checked.
Let them know that you’re trying to pair it with a device but it’s not pushing through (it’s failing).
Thus, to connect your Apple AirPods to your Amazon Kindle device, ensure that both devices are discoverable. Place the AirPods inside their case and open the lid. Press and hold the setup button until you see it on your Kindle device, and then select it as the device you want to connect to.
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You’re in luck because you have this tutorial to guide you.
If you’re looking for ways on how to connect AirPods to Kindle Fire, you can follow these steps and you’ll find the process simple and easy!
You’ll find our guide useful because this doesn’t just apply to Amazon Kindle Fire devices, you can use this method to connect and link any other type of non-Apple device to your AirPods, too.
Kevin has over five years of experience working in various Tech startups and providing Technical solutions. He has contributed to many Tech publications and websites.