<article>Spoke to amazon many times and a patch is coming in batches to specific fire 8hd models with the immersion reading issue. On the kindle book the download button will not download yet it downloads in audible and can listen to it but it does not highlight the words read. Has anyone else noticed? I downloaded an update last week and assumed it was the patch to fix immersion reading but no it didn’t and now when I shutdown and start up the message => normal boot appears before booting on which not there before as my last device was returned due to having this message and no one in amazon seemed to be able to help even after forced resets and formatting the developer message is still there. It also resets the devices build date from March to July. On the other kindles we have it only shows installation date. Fed up talking with amazon as they just send out replacements and it’s obviously due to an update. Something to do with the boot loader. It seems fine except the immersion reading doesn’t work still but it’s a bugbear and wasn’t there before update! Any one else notice this Message when you restart or switch on fire from off => normal boot</article>
I don't normally turn it off to be honest. But the last one was returned as it updated and I told Amazon as after the update it displayed the =>normal boot when starting and the build date changed. I found it strange a it was never there before and none of the other kindle at home have this either. The immersion reading was the main thing I was trying to figure out and this I thought may be linked as the first fire 8hd that I had to return due to stuck pixels didn't display the message and in the device set up it has the installation date of software and not the build date. That one works with immersion reading.
Many hours in customer chat and the phone I find out that there's a patch to resolve the immersion issue so I thought the update was that. Shame it didn't work and now shows the start up message. Just wanted to know if anyone with the fire 8hd has this issue as it wasn't there before and worried me if it's a start of something to go wrong in the system ?!?!
Wish the update/patch would hurry up and someone at Amazon knew why the start up screen displays the new message. Hopefully it will resolve and disappear via updates. Xxx