Connect Kindle to WiFi network in range

March 6, 2021

If you’ve already set up a wireless network, you can connect your devices to get online from more places in your house. Your Kindle Fire automatically picks up nearby Wi-Fi networks and wireless hotspots that broadcast their network name. Once connected, you can download content, stream videos, or send PDF files to other devices wirelessly. Use this guide to connect Kindle to WiFi network.

How to connect Kindle to WiFi?

While some networks are open and allow users to join freely, others have restricted access i.e., they require a password to connect. If you know the password, here’s how to get started and connect Kindle to WiFi network in range.

  1. Swipe down from the top of the Kindle reader.
  2. Choose Quick Settings.
  3. Tap the Wireless icon.
  4. Verify that Airplane Mode is Off.
  5. Tap On, adjacent to Wi-Fi.
  6. Select the network to connect to it.
  7. Enter the password if you see a lock icon.
  8. Tap Connect.

Please note - if you can’t remember the password or do not have access to it, check with the person who set up the network.

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How to connect Kindle to WiFi?

Kindle All Settings
Kindle All Settings

Gently place your fingertip at the top of the Kindle screen and swipe down from the top to make the Quick Settings icon visible.

Kindle Wireless Settings Menu
Kindle Wireless Settings Menu

When seen, tap the icon and choose the Wireless option. Move the slider next to the Wi-Fi option to the On position.

Enter Password
Enter Password

From the list of networks displayed, select the desired network. Next, if you see a lock icon against the chosen network, enter the Wi-Fi network password, and then tap Connect.

Jio Fiber
Jio Fiber

Hereafter, your Kindle device will automatically connect to the network again when it's in range. If more than one network is in range, your Kindle will connect to the last network used, by default.

Kindle won't connect to WiFi?

If you can't connect Kindle to Wi-Fi network you want to connect, make sure you're within range of the network. Also, restart the Wi-Fi connection on your device. For this, simply tap Wi-Fi, turn off the Wi-Fi by moving the slider to the Off position, and then, turn it On, again. Also, if you are sitting far away from the router, try moving a little closer or nearby it. Then, scan your Wi-Fi network. When you see the Wi-Fi network name appearing on the screen, tap on it and connect it by entering the password.

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