How Do I Turn on Video Camera on Amazon Fire Tablet?

As technology continues to advance, the idea of having a camera on your device is no longer just a luxury, but rather a necessity. Nowadays, most devices come with built-in cameras, including the Amazon Fire Tablet. In this tutorial, we’ll explore how to turn on the video camera on your Amazon Fire Tablet.

Step 1: Unlock your Amazon Fire Tablet by swiping right or entering your password.

Step 2: Locate the camera icon on your home screen and tap it. The camera icon looks like a small black circle with a white outline of a camera in it.

Step 3: You should now see yourself through the front-facing camera. To switch to the rear-facing camera, tap on the circular arrow icon located in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

Step 4: To start recording a video, tap on the red circle located at the bottom center of your screen.


  • If you want to take photos instead of recording videos, tap on the white circle located at the bottom center of your screen.
  • You can zoom in or out by pinching or spreading two fingers apart on your screen.
  • If you want to adjust certain settings such as flash or resolution, tap on the gear icon located in the top right-hand corner of your screen.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Can I use my Amazon Fire Tablet as a webcam?

Yes! You can use third-party apps such as DroidCam or IP Webcam to turn your Amazon Fire Tablet into an external webcam for your computer.

Q: Why is my Amazon Fire Tablet camera not working?

There are several reasons why your Amazon Fire Tablet camera may not be working. Try these troubleshooting steps:

  • Make sure your device is up to date with the latest software updates.
  • Restart your device and try again.
  • Clear the cache and data of your camera app by going to Settings > Apps & Games > Manage All Applications > Camera > Clear Data and Clear Cache.
  • If none of these steps work, contact Amazon customer support for further assistance.

Q: How do I save my videos on my Amazon Fire Tablet?

After recording a video, it will automatically be saved to your device’s gallery. To access your gallery, go to the Home screen, tap on the Photos app, and select Videos.

Congratulations! You now know how to turn on the video camera on your Amazon Fire Tablet. With these tips and tricks, you can take stunning photos and videos with ease.