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How can I cancel the password ***** I stupidly put in. It's

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How can I cancel the password ***** I stupidly put in. It's driving me crazy
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 3 years ago.
Hi,
My name is Randy.
I will assist you.
What is the brand and model of the device that the password ***** *****?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
It's an ordinary low priced Kindle no light
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 3 years ago.
okay, thank you.
  1. From Home, press the Menu button, and then select Settings.
  2. Turn one page, and then select next to Parental Controls.
  3. Enter your Parental Controls password, and then select Submit to save your settings.

When Parental Controls are set, a lock icon appears at the top of the screen.

Forgot Kindle Passcode

If you can't remember the passcode for your Kindle Keyboard (not your Amazon password), you'll need to reset your device.

  1. Type resetmykindle into the passcode field.
  2. Press the Enter key (below the Del key).
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I don't have a parental controls password. My youngest child is 50. What do I do now?
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 3 years ago.
  1. Type resetmykindle into the passcode field.
  2. Press the Enter key (below the Del key).
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Where or what is my passcode field?
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 3 years ago.
Try this please> press and hold or slide the power switch and hold for20 seconds then release.
Then if you get a password ***** type
  1. resetmykindle into the passcode field.
  2. Press the Enter key (below the Del key).
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Sorry did all that but screen has locked
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 3 years ago.
okay, try entering "111222777"as the password
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Screen is white and blank. Held power switch for 20 secs bur no go. Still white
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 3 years ago.
okay, try holding the power switch for 60 seconds please.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Good man it's back do you think that I should resign myself to the password. Maybe at 80 I'm too old to follow instructions
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 3 years ago.
We can get it sorted out, do you know the model number of your kindle?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Yes Number is. B023 1701 2472 036
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 3 years ago.
okay, thank you. Does the start screen require a password?
or when does the kindle ask you for the password?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Not until I put one in. It worked happily for a year but once I put in a password ***** now have to put it in when I turn it on
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Randy my son came in there and did what you said first time out and of course it worked perfectly. Sorry about all that but thanks anyway for your help.
Expert:  Randy Computer Tech replied 3 years ago.
That's great!

Please let me know if you need any other assistance.

Thank you very much!