How to Connect the Kindle Fire to the Internet

It is possible to connect the Kindle Fire tablet to any Wi-Fi network so that you can browse the Web and take advantage of all of the features that the Kindle Fire tablet has to offer. When using the Kindle Fire, you can connect it to your private Wi-Fi network at home, or to any other public network as long as you have the appropriate login credentials.

Method 1 Connecting to an Existing Wi-Fi Network

1. Take a swipe down from the top of your Kindle Fire’s screen and select “Wireless.”

2. Verify that the Airplane Mode setting is switched to “Off.”

3. Select “Wi-Fi,” then select the “On” button next to Wi-Fi from the drop-down menu. On the screen will appear a list of Wi-Fi networks that are within range.

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.

5. If a password is required, type it in and then tap on “Connect.” Your Kindle Fire will then establish a connection to the Internet through that specific network.

Method 2 Adding a Wi-Fi Network Manually

1. Swipe down from the top of your screen and tap on “Wireless.”

2. Verify that Airplane Mode is set to “Off.”

3. Tap on “Wi-Fi,” then toggle Wi-Fi to “On.”

4. Tap on “Join Other Network.”

5. Enter the name of your network into the “Network SSID” text field.

6. Click on the dropdown menu next to “Security,” and select a network security type.

7. Enter the network password if required, then tap on “Save.” Your Kindle Fire will then connect to the Internet.

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