How to Use Bluetooth to Copy Files to an Amazon Fire (Windows)

This guide will take you step by step through the process of using Bluetooth to transfer files from Amazon Fire tablet.

  1. Tap the Settings icon on the home screen of your Fire tablet.
  2. Select the Connected devices menu item.
  3. Tap the Bluetooth section.
  4. From here, toggle the Bluetooth setting to ON
  5. Once it’s turned on it’ll start to discover nearby devices (if there are any), and become discoverable itself.
  6. On your Windows computer, click the ‘Start’ button and then Settings. From the Windows Settings panel, select Devices
  7. Make sure Bluetooth is switched ON and then click the ‘plus sign’ button ( + ) next to Add Bluetooth or other devices
  8. Select Bluetooth from the Add a device list.
  9. After a few moments your Fire Tablet will appear. Select it.
  10. Make sure a PIN number is displayed.
  11. Back on your Fire tablet, a notification should be waiting for you. Select it and then choose PAIR & CONNECT
  12. Enter the PIN that’s being displayed back in Windows 10 and then tap OK
  13. Once the devices have paired, click Done in Windows.
  14. Now there will be a Fire Tablet listed in your Bluetooth & other devices
  15. If it wasn’t there before it will be now – locate the Bluetooth icon in your System tray.
  16. Click it and select Send a File
  17. Choose your Fire Tablet and click the Next button.
  18. Click Browse
  19. Navigate to the file(s) you want to transfer to your Amazon Fire, select it and click Open
  20. Click Next
  21. An Incoming file notification will pop up on your Fire tablet. Select it and then tap ACCEPT
  22. The file will now copy from your Windows computer to your Fire tablet.
  23. Once the transfer has completed, click the Finish button.
  24. Your Fire will notify you the transfer has completed as well.
  25. You can find your newly transfered file in the bluetooth folder on your device (you can access it via the Docs App).
  26. All done!

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3 thoughts on “How to Use Bluetooth to Copy Files to an Amazon Fire (Windows)”

  1. When my incoming file notification pops up, it’s there for a split second and the vanishes. Even if I’m quick and tap it, there is no option to accept or decline and so my file never arrives.

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