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Amazon Fire Tablet (Google Play Android) Setup Guide

We would recommend updating your Amazon Fire to the most recent release of the Fire OS (5.3.6.4 for a 5th Generation device as of the time of writing this guide), and updating all the installed apps to the latest versions. We would also recommend you have an up-to-date Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware app installed.

Setting up your Amazon Fire to use the Child Safe VPN Service is fairly straight forward - just follow these steps:

  1. Download this file - ChildSafeVPNUK.ovpn directly onto the Amazon Fire from a browser (or you can download to your Windows or Apple PC/Laptop and connect the Amazon Fire via USB cable and copy the file across to the Download folder)
  2. Logon to your Amazon Fire device

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  3. Find the "Play Store" icon and tap to open it

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  4. Tap in the search box

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  5. Type "openvpn" and press the search button in the on-screen keyboard

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  6. Tap on the "Install" button for OpenVPN Connect - Fast & Safe SSL VPN

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  7. Tap on "Accept" to approve OpenVPN can access your device

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  8. OpenVPN will then download

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  9. OpenVPN will then install

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  10. Tap the "Open" button to start OpenVPN

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  11. Then tap the third option - "OVPN Profile"

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  12. On the Import Profile screen, select the Download folder

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  13. The ChildSafeVPNUK.ovpn file should be listed

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  14. Tap on the filename ChildSafeVPNUK.ovpn to highlight it and then click on the IMPORT button above

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  15. Read and agree to the OpenVPN Terms and Conditions

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  16. Tap in the Username entry field and type in the Username you were sent after subscribing to the Child Safe VPN service (NOTE: this is NOT your email address used to sign-up)

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  17. Tap on the "Save Password" box to check and open the Password field

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  18. Enter the password sent to you via WhatsApp and select "SAVE" button near the top of the screen (NOTE: this is case-sensitive, so enter exactly as sent)

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  19. Select the "Settings" menu from the top left drop down menu

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  20. The following default options are set on the first screen

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  21. Change them to be the same as this

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  22. The following default options are set on the screen below

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  23. Change them to be the same as this

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  24. Tap the "Settings" at the top (changes are saved automatically)

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  25. Tap on the OpenVPN profile button to start the connection & OK to accept the connection request to setup a VPN connection

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  26. That's it - it should say "Connected" and be green

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service

  27. Close the OpenVPN app, a white shield appears in the top left corner

    Setup Amazon Fire Child Safe VPN Service