What to do if Your Kindle is lost or stolen?

 

PEOPLE ARE SO ATTACHED TO THEIR AMAZON KINDLE THAT THEY ALWAYS KEEP THE DEVICE NEARBY. BUT, WHAT IF THE KINDLE GETS STOLEN OR LOST? WELL, THERE IS NOTHING TO WORRY, AS YOU JUST NEED TO FOLLOW THE BELOW-

Kindle has always been an attachment and enthusiasm for its owner. Loosing Kindle might be an experience where Kindle Support might help you in many ways. However tracking a device, reporting settings and data of stolen device do not come under Kindle policies. Amazon is not a law enforcement agency. Amazon Kindle Support might surely help to de-register your device but cannot take further actions against someone who has lost it.

How to deal with a lost device?

This might be a case, if Kindle has been lost. However, there might be a case where you have sold your Kindle to someone else or as Kindle Help explains, a thief might steal it and sell it to innocent customer. The customer who has no idea about the device that it has been stolen might be vulnerable to data loss and leak if amazon started breaching privacy norms. Further, even after deregistering your device it is possible that other magazine registrations will still be charged for. Www Kindle com support is the link for deregistering device even from magazines subscription.

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So first of all, if your Kindle is lost there are certain things which are at direct threat. Your credit card is liable to be charged, your gift cards, your personal data, your e-mail ids stored in your Kindle and your e-books as mentioned by Kindle Fire supportTo make your device non usable with your account, simply contact amazon support, provide confidential credentials about your Kindle to verify that you are rightful owner and then deregister your device.

Benefits of de-registration:

Kindle Com Support explains how this de-registration safeguards you from transactions and charging to your credit card. It also saves your gift card balances and all you’re backed up settings to your amazon cloud. Local content however is accessible to the user and Amazon has no authority to remote wipe or track the device. Amazon clearly states the scenario where you have legitimately sold it to someone and then claiming that it is lost so it can only protect your account and not your device.

There is also an option to subscribe to magazines on your amazon Kindle device. This subscription is also charged to your credit card. Deregistering your device simply won’t deregister you from magazines subscription. For that, customers have to contact Amazon Customer Service Phone Number representatives or they can go to http://www.amazon.com/manageyourKindle from where they can unsubscribe from Kindle magazines.

Amazon Kindle surely is a valuable device. Losing it and going after it might take more resources and time than its value. Deregistering and entering your credentials in new device will bring back data. Users can also blacklist it. Once they find it they can debar it from restrictions again. Users can put up slip in notes and stickers on the device to make sure that if someone finds it if you have lost it, then it can be returned back to you. Further, users can also check in at lost and found centres. Uses have found success in finding those devices at such places. Police might investigate and look into it. If you have ensured your device you might also get remuneration for the lost device.

Amazon surely can share data with police once report is filed related to the device being lost. Till then users can safeguard their device using these techniques.