Like any other electronic device, your Amazon Fire Tablet can be vulnerable to defects, accidents, or performance issues. The good news, however, is you might be able to resolve all these issues by taking advantage of the Amazon Fire Tablet warranty.
Here’s everything you need to know about this warranty, including how long it lasts and what you should do to get your malfunctioning tablet fixed.
Are Amazon Fire Tablets Covered Under Warranty?
All Fire Tablets bought directly from Amazon come with a limited warranty period from the original date of purchase. Technically, this means that your warranty starts when you place your order, rather than the day the product arrives at your doorstep.
As an Amazon customer, you can claim your Amazon Fire Tablet Warranty for repair replacement or a refund as long as it’s still valid.
How Long Are Fire Tablets Under Warranty?
The current warranties are for 90 days, one year, and two years based on the type of Amazon Fire Tablet you own.
There’s also a worry-free guarantee two-year limited warranty that covers all devices purchased from the Amazon website or authorized resellers in the U.S. Whether you buy a new or Certified Refurbished Device, Amazon warrants it against defects in material and workmanship for two years.
During this period, if a defect arises in your gadget and you opt to return it, Amazon will either:
- Repair it using refurbished or new parts
- Replace it with a new or refurbished device
- Give you a full or partial refund
Remember, this limited warranty only applies to hardware components not subject to damage from other external repairs, alterations, or commercial use.
For specific instructions about obtaining warranty service for your device, contact Amazon’s Customer Service. Basically, you’ll have to deliver your tablet in its original packaging or an equally protective pack.
Before doing this, ensure you back up any data you may have preserved on your device and remove any removable storage media. Such storage media and data can easily be destroyed or reformatted during the warranty service. And when this happens, Amazon won’t be liable for any such damage or loss.
How To Check If Your Amazon Fire Tablet Is Still Under Warranty?
Unlike some other online retail stores, Amazon doesn’t offer a quick and straightforward way for customers to check whether their gadgets are still under warranty. So, you’ll have to do the leg work all by yourself to confirm whether you’re still protected.
To check the current warranty status on your Amazon Fire Tablet, you’ll need to:
- Go to Amazon’s Home Page
- Log into your Amazon account
- Click on Account & Lists
- Click on Your Orders
- The order for your Amazon Fire Tablet should be visible. If not, click on the drop-down menu and choose when you bought it. You’ll now be able to see your order details.
- At the top left corner of the order, the date you bought your tablet will appear under Orders Placed. Use this data to determine your Amazon Fire Tablet warranty status.
If you can’t access the order details or if you didn’t make the order from your Amazon account, contact customer support.
Can Amazon Fire Tablets Be Repaired?
You can get Amazon-professional repairs at their service center by one of their Tablet Qualified Service Providers.
Want to claim your Amazon Fire Tablet warranty for repair purposes? You can do that by:
- Logging in to your Amazon account and heading to the Online Returns Center
- Choosing the “Return items” options and selecting the Amazon Fire Tablet previously purchased
- Tagging the device as defective. Make sure you describe the issues with your device in a detailed manner
- Amazon may first suggest DIY repairs. If these don’t work, however, you must process your claim to your service provider
Finally, you’ll have to print the return label offered by Amazon and send the tablet to the address of your warranty provider
How Much Does it Cost to Fix an Amazon Fire Tablet?
If you’re experiencing a malfunction with your Amazon Fire Tablet, the cost to repair it will significantly depend on whether your gadget is still under warranty and whether the problem is included within the warranty agreement.
If any hardware problems arise that aren’t your fault, you may or may not be covered. For instance, if your tablet’s screen cracks without even hitting a hard floor, you can send it to Amazon to be serviced.
Note that if the specified Amazon Fire Tablet warranty period has already elapsed, you’ll be responsible for repairing your gadget.
Will Amazon Replace My Tablet?
Depending on the condition of your tablet, Amazon can repair it or replace it with an equivalent model.
To request a replacement:
- Log into your Amazon account, then head to the Online Returns Center
- Choose the “Return Items” option and find your item. Once you find it, choose the “Return or Replace items” window
- Your order history should appear. Now, select the Fire Tablet you previously ordered
- Go to the “Reason for Return” menu and select a reason for returning your tablet. Amazon will then process an exchange order
- You must print the return label offered and package your tablet
Before you send the package, remember to print the Return Authorization and put it inside the pack for return.
Does Kindle Fire Warranty Cover a Cracked Screen?
Generally, Amazon Kindle Fire devices come with a 1-year warranty. So long as you’re within the warranty period, you can have most electrical and mechanical failures repaired, including cracked screens and broken back glass.
Other types of issues that this warranty covers are:
- Battery issues
- Water damage
- Frozen screen
- Wi-Fi connection issues
- Damaged charging port
You have 90 days to return your broken Amazon Fire Tablet for replacement. If you’d like more information about what problems Amazon can fix, contact their customer service.
How Do I Insure My Amazon Fire Tablet Once the Warranty Expires?
Once your Amazon Fire Tablet warranty period expires, you’ll be left without protection unless you get tablet insurance for your gadget.
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