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From the tags on this questions, I'll guess that you're talking about a Kindle Paperwhite. I know it's possible to do this on a Kindle Fire as well; it's in Settings > More > Display > Screen Timeout there (screenshots here). On the paperwhite, and apparently many of the other Touch devices, there are commands that you can input in the search bar to do all ...


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The biggest issue is likely to be background network use. For example, Amazon's Kindles will continue to use Whispernet and/or WiFi in the background. Assuming you have turned those features off, you would want to power it off entirely only if: You plan to store it for a long period, on the order of months. You plan to open up the physical case for some ...


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Unfortunately this is not possible. The exact explanation for this actually comes from Android. Buried deep within the Android source code is this little gem: BatteryService.java:239 private void shutdownIfNoPowerLocked() { if (mBatteryLevel == 0 && !isPoweredLocked(BatteryManager.BATTERY_PLUGGED_ANY)) { [...] This basically forces the ...


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As already commented, plug in the Kindle 4 to the wall or your Mac/PC. Let it charge for a bit -- even 15 minutes will help. Leave it plugged in, and press and hold the power button till the screen flashes. Wait a minute to see if it is doing a reboot. When that probably isn't enough, do it again. I've heard the number "5 times" and I've experienced ...


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