When you connect your Kindle Fire to a wireless internet connection, you can do a lot of stuff. From browsing the web to downloading your favorite books, from watching films to playing online games, there’s a lot on you can do on your Kindle after setting up an internet connection. Fire tab automatically detects the available Wi-Fi networks, but you can also add new ones. Let’s go through the process of setting up a wireless internet connection on Kindle Fire.
Steps to connect Kindle Fire to an Existing Wireless Network
- Bring the menu on your Kindle Fire device by swiping downwards from the top of the screen.
- Now, from the list of options, select Wireless.
- Confirm that the Kindle Device is not set to the Airplane Mode.
- Now, select the Wi-Fi button.
- After that, press the On button located next to Wi-Fi.
- You will now see all the wireless networks available within the radar.
- Select the wireless network you wish your Fire device to get connected to.
- If the wireless network you select comes with a lock symbol, then you will have to enter the password for the network to access it.
- Input the password for the Wi-Fi network, if prompted.
- Now, your Kindle device is connected to the Internet.
Steps to manually add a new Wi-Fi network
- Bring up more options by swiping downwards from the top of the Kindle Fire screen.
- Select the Wireless option.
- Confirm that the device is not set to Airplane Mode.
- Now, select the Wi-Fi option.
- Turn the Wi-Fi on by toggling the switch.
- Hit the Join Other Network option.
- Next to Network SSID, input the network’s name.
- Tap on the pull-down menu located beside Security.
- Choose a network security type.
- When prompted, key in the password for the network.
- Hit the Save button.
- You have successfully connected your Kindle Fire to the internet.