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Kindle Fire HD - Turning off in App Purchases

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LIZS Fri 28-Dec-12 17:17:15

dd got one for Christmas but we don't want her inadvertently charging stuff to my account . Is there a way to turn off in-app purchasing like on an ipod ?

DoesntTurkeyNSproutSoupDragOn Fri 28-Dec-12 17:19:00

Kindle Fire users can set Parental Controls to restrict in-app purchases. To enable Parental Controls, visit Settings (first tap “More” in the menu) on your device and select the “Parental Controls” option. On the next screen, select “On” located on the right side. The feature will then ask you to create a Parental Controls password that will be required to purchase any content on your Kindle Fire. Please note that once you select this setting, your password will need to be entered before every purchase.

On Kindle Fire HD, Amazon’s Parental Controls allow you to also set content restrictions by specifying which content types – such as apps and games – you’d like to be blocked and made inaccessible from your device. To enable content restrictions, you must first turn Parental Controls “On” and then select “Block and Unblock Content Types.” On the next screen you can specify which content to block from your Kindle Fire HD.

LIZS Fri 28-Dec-12 17:23:11

Thank you , it's charging atm so will do so later.

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