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Cannot set Fully as Home App of Fire Tablet

kday 1 year ago in Browsers Tablets Phones / Amazon Fire • updated by Terry (ActionTiles) (Co-Founder) 1 week ago 7

I have a Fire Table HD 8 Gen 7 running Fire OS 5.3.3.  I don't see an option in the settings to set the Fully Kiosk as the Home App.  When I set Kiosk mode it only does it once.  After restart of the tablet I am receiving an error that "You only selected Fully to run "just once" as your home app.  Please select always."  There is no option to select Always or anything else to select in the settings.  After restart I can continue in Kiosk mode or disable it which is exactly what I do not want someone to be able to do.  Is there any solution to get the kiosk mode working always?

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I suspect that limitations / lockdowns in FireOS / Fire Tablets prevent Fully from taking over at boot as the homescreen App.


It's an unfortunate limitation of getting such a high quality tablet at a bargain price.


I still suggest contacting Fully Support to confirm. Maybe they have a workaround.


Most Customers I know just have their tablets permanently plugged in and turned on and use the "dim:" screensaver setting in Fully. This works well for me.

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I suggest contacting Fully support. They are quite helpful.

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I suggest contacting Fully support. They are quite helpful.

Any update on this? Were you able to set Fully as your home app?

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I suspect that limitations / lockdowns in FireOS / Fire Tablets prevent Fully from taking over at boot as the homescreen App.


It's an unfortunate limitation of getting such a high quality tablet at a bargain price.


I still suggest contacting Fully Support to confirm. Maybe they have a workaround.


Most Customers I know just have their tablets permanently plugged in and turned on and use the "dim:" screensaver setting in Fully. This works well for me.

I have Fire Tablet plugged in and using "dim" set.

This seems to work for a while..but eventually when i come back...it has fallen out of Fully Kiosk...and the screen is so dim it is hard to see. I have to strain to get back for Fire table settings and manually un-dim and then start up Fully Kiosk again.


Clearly, I have some sleep setting or something wrong. I am going to go through it again to check...but it seems very fragile to get setup correctly...unless I am missing something.

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Any update about this? Any way to put the  kindle fire in kiosk? another question.. without kiosk mode . Any way to configure the fully or actiontiles to go back from a app with the back or home button?

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seems to work ok for me on Fire HD 10 using motion detector.  You are right though, it's hard to figure out the right settings to avoid the Fire tablet from going to the swipe screen (or lock screen).  It is possible though.  I still have the stock (updated) Fire OS without rooting and it works.