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How to Connect the Kindle Fire to the Internet

The Kindle Fire tablet can be connected to any Wi-Fi network so you can browse the Web and enjoy the full benefits the Kindle Fire has to offer. You can connect the Kindle Fire to your private at-home Wi-Fi network, or to any other public network as long as you have the necessary login credentials.

Method 1

Connecting to an Existing Wi-Fi Network

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  • 1 Swipe down from the top of the screen on your Kindle Fire, and select “Wireless.
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  • 2 Verify that the Airplane Mode setting is switched to “Off.
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  • 3 Tap on “Wi-Fi,” then tap the “On” button next to Wi-Fi. A list of Wi-Fi networks within range will display on-screen.
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  • 4 Tap on the wireless network you want to connect to. Networks labeled with a lock icon will require you to enter a password to access those particular networks.
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  • 5 Enter the password if required, then tap on “Connect.” Your Kindle Fire will then connect to the Internet using that particular network.

Method 2

Adding a Wi-Fi Network Manually

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  • 1 Swipe down from the top of your screen and tap on “Wireless.
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  • 2 Verify that Airplane Mode is set to “Off.
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  • 3 Tap on “Wi-Fi,” then toggle Wi-Fi to “On.
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  • 4 Tap on “Join Other Network.
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  • 5 Enter the name of your network into the “Network SSID” text field.
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  • 6 Click on the dropdown menu next to “Security,” and select a network security type.
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  • 7 Enter the network password if required, then tap on “Save.” Your Kindle Fire will then connect to the Internet.

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