Quick Settings on Fire tablets lets you enable or disable some features instantly without going through the Settings app.
This Fire tablet how-to guide explains what the Quick Settings on Fire tablets is, how to access the Quick Settings panel on a Fire tablet, the differences in Quick Settings among Fire OS 5, Fire OS 7, and Fire OS 8, and how to use and customize the Quick Setting buttons.
Although the illustration and screenshots are based on Fire OS 8, this guide applies to most Fire tablets.
What is Quick Settings on Fire tablets?
Quick Settings on Fire tablets is simply a special panel which lets you turn on/off some frequently used features without fiddling around the Settings.
For example, if you want to turn on (or off) Bluetooth on a Fire tablet without Quick Settings, you need 5 steps.
- Navigate to the Home screen (you may have to leave the app you are using).
- Locate the Settings app.
- Open the Settings app.
- Tap Connected devices.
- Tap Bluetooth
With Quick Settings on Fire tablets, it will take you two steps to turn on/off Bluetooth:
- Without leaving the app you are using, swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers.
- Tap the Bluetooth button.
So, it is a matter of “efficiency” if you can use Quick Settings on Fire tablets. The Quick Settings is even available when you are on the lock screen.
Like all other Android devices (although Amazon tried hard to hide “Android” in Fire tablets), all Fire tablets offer the Quick Settings feature. So, if you are also an Android user, you will find it is almost identical to the Quick Settings on your Android devices.… Read the rest