Nearby Connections - mobile hotspot icon showing on Kindle despite no option for it in settings?

I am attempting to develop an android app on a Kindle Fire 7 device, but using the Google Nearby Connections API I'v...

FATAL EXCEPTION: main java.lang.VerifyError?

I'm testing my application on various emulators Kindle Fire, but on this tablet I have big problems. The app is alwa...