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Kindle Fire tablet 8 Battery draining while plugged in

Mike Glen Ellyn 7 months ago in Browsers Tablets Phones / Amazon Fire updated 7 months ago 2

I have a new Kindle fire tablet 8 with Action tiles and Fully Kiosk browser running.

I have it mounted on a kitchen cabinet and the cable is running to a power strip in the cupboard. 

The battery drains throughout the day and gives me a battery warning.

Any ideas? Is it the cable? I'm using one that was suggested  with a right angle connection to fit in the frame.

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Please test using the original power supply and cable provided by Amazon. That way you can determine if there is insufficient supply or a cable problem...


After that, be sure to try a lower brightness level and other minor touches might be enough to keep the charge positive.


I run my Fire HD8 with a "cheap" power supply (I don't know the specs, but it sure doesn't look fancy), and the battery seldom drains. I use Fully with complete dim mode as the screen saver.

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Thanks Terry- I'll try the original connection to start