@ixtab: I suggest that you add the following message to the top post:
Fully recharge the battery before you begin this process!
Perhaps a new step order of:
0 - Place device in airplane mode
1 - Fully recharge the battery
2 - Ensure that you are running version 5.2.0 of the Amazon software
2.5 - Only when the battery is fully charged, proceed with:
Steps 3 ... last as now posted.