how to connect Kindle to WiFi network

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Easy steps for kindle WiFi setup or how to connect kindle to the wireless network:

kindle WiFi uses Free 3G and Wi-Fi technology to enable you to wirelessly search, discover, and download content on the go. Your books are delivered wirelessly, typically in less than 60 seconds. If your Kindle has Wi-Fi and 3G, you can choose the most convenient connection. While you’re reading, and for many other activities, your Kindle does not need to connect to a wireless network. Other activities such as shopping in the Kindle Store and purchasing books do require a connection. Your Kindle automatically turns 3G coverage off when you connect using Wi-Fi. If you disconnect from a Wi-Fi or if you move out of Wi-Fi range, Kindle automatically switches back to 3G coverage.

Before connecting the Kindle to wifi network, you should know the settings of your router. If it is secured then you must know the correct key or password. if you are not sure about the settings then you will need to open the setup page of the router and check the settings.

Easy steps to check wireless settings of the router.

kindle WiFi setup
kindle WiFi setup

How to connect Kindle to wi-fi network :

Kindle WiFi setup :

To connect Kindle to a WiFi network:
1. Press the Home button, then press the Menu button
2. Navigate to “Settings” by moving the 5-way controller down, then press the 5-way controller to select.
3. Select “view” next to “Wi-Fi Settings” to display a list of detected Wi-Fi networks. You may have to wait a moment as your Kindle detects networks in range. Kindle automatically scans for available Wi-Fi networks at periodic intervals. To rescan for available networks at any time, select “rescan”.
4. Select “connect” to connect . If you see a lock symbol next to “connect,” then it requires a password to connect.

1. If necessary, enter the Wi-Fi password, and choose “submit.” Press the Symbol key to enter numbers or characters not present on the Kindle keyboard.

Kindle wifi setup is easy however you should have the correct wifi settings of your router.




25 comments on “how to connect Kindle to WiFi network

  1. Got my Kindle fire working. Thanks bro. It was a very nice experience. Your support is great. I upgraded my Linksys router firmware and it seems that other computers are getting faster internet now.

  2. Don’t know what to do with wireless on my router. some wireless computers are conencted and working online without any problem but some are not. Not sure if it router problem or wireless problem with some computers. Kindel is one which is not working on wireless, just bought it from amazon, using Dlink wireless router.

  3. I can not see my wireless network on kindle. I have a netbook and I can see my SSID on the netbook. The Wifi is on but I can see my neighbors networks to.. That is strange.

  4. My wireless is working fine and all my computers and other devices can accdes Internet only my kindy is not getting Internet and I can not download anything from the net.

  5. Trying to link to my WI-FI (Lynksys E2500). When I go to settings and press “view” under Wi-Fi Settings and nothing happens.
    It says Network: not connected. Under “Device Info” it says, “Wi-Fi MAC Address: Unavailable.

  6. I am trying to connect to the wireless network at home. Just bought new one from amazon.com. I am not able to access Internet. i tried many times connecting to the wireless network but the wifi setup is not working.

  7. Getting error while connecting to wifi. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. I have the correct wifi password and the getting full signal on other devices too but not on this one. It shows low signal. The kindle wifi setup is correct because I can connect to other wireless without any problem. but not able to connect at home.

  8. I am trying to connect kindle to wifi but it is not accepting the wireless password. My router is setup properly. All my other wifi devices are connected and able to access the Internet with the same password. I am not sure what is going wrong. I opened the setup page of the router and found that the WPA password is correct. I also upgraded the firmware. Not sure what to do now. Any help would be appreciated.

  9. oh my goodness it says to enter password so i do but then it says that i have the right password but that the kindle cannot connect can someone help i do not understand

  10. I need manual for kindle wireless setup. My router is all setup and working just fine. Just bought a new E1200 in Dec. I can access Internet on Xbox, play station, Ipad, desktop and laptop. That means the wifi on router is setup properly.

  11. Need steps for kindle wifi setup. My router is all setup and all the computers and devices are able to access the Internet. I am not sure about the wifi setup.

  12. looking for a manual for Kindle wifi setup. I have a wireless router at home and I am trying to connect kindle to wifi network. I can see my wireless SSID on my laptop and my laptop can easily connect. I have the correct password as it is a secured wifi connection. I tried changing the wireless channel setup. but it is not finding any.

  13. What settings do I need to change on my router? My wireless laptop and gaming device can see the wireless network but only Kindle can not find any. My laptop can see more than 4 ssid. I think it is not the problem with my Linksys router.

    1. Try resetting (power off and then power it back on again, wait a minute or so before you try and enter the password on your kindle as it takes a little bit to restablish the wireless connection) your wireless router.

  14. Wi-fi is not working. I tried many steps but can not connect kindle to my wifi connection. All the other wireless devices are working so I think my router is working.

  15. The support is very good. i was able to connect to the wi-fi with the help of your technician on the Chat. Thanks for the help.

  16. Just bought a new 3G and can not connect to wifi. I can not find any settings for the wireless connection. Not sure what I am missing.

  17. I tried to search for the WI-Fi networks and did not find any. My sony laptop is connected to the Wi-Fi and working properly. I have Linksys E3000.

  18. So fustrated! My new kindle will not connect to my wifi without a password. Where do I get the password?

  19. I am having the same issues. I have a linksys and a brand new Kindle. The Kindle recognizes the network, but when I put the (correct) password in, the Kindle tells me it is not the correct password. I am so frustrated!

  20. I have the same router and the same problem. I’ve talked to linksys and amazon, not much help from either one. It will find my network but won’t recognize the password. I even shut security off which drops the lock icon on the kindle screen, it still won’t connect.

  21. IM HAVING THE HARDEST TIME CINNECTING kindle wifi setup. I JUST FOUND OUT WHAT MY IPV4 ADDRESS IS.I TRIED TO CONNECT TO AN OPEN CONNECT WHICH IS LINSKEYS AND NOW MY KINDLE IS FROZEN. TOTALLY UPSET.

  22. I can not connect my new kindle to the wi-fi network. I have Linksys E3000. All the other computers are connected and able to access the Internet. So I know my Linksys E3000 is working properly. I am not sure about the settings of E3000. I have read something about MAC address filter. What it is?

    1. Mac Address filter means that your device ID was blocked from connecting to the system. In this case your device will not be able to get a valid ip address.

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