Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

How to guides

Set up and use your tablet as a Wi-Fi hotspot

When you use your tablet as a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can share your tablet's internet connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. Remember, you need to set up your tablet for internet.

Step 1 of 11

Find "Configure Hotspot"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your tablet.
Press Wireless.

Step 2 of 11

Find "Configure Hotspot"

Press Wi-Fi Hotspot.

Step 3 of 11

Find "Configure Hotspot"

Press Configure Hotspot.

Step 4 of 11

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the drop down list below "Security".

Step 5 of 11

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press Open.

Step 6 of 11

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.

Step 7 of 11

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.

Step 8 of 11

Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Save.

Step 9 of 11

Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Wi-Fi Hotspot until the function is turned on.

Step 10 of 11

Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

Step 11 of 11

Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Configure Hotspot"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your tablet.
Press Wireless.
Press Wi-Fi Hotspot.
Press Configure Hotspot.

2. Select settings for Wi-Fi hotspot

Key in the required name for the Wi-Fi hotspot.
Press the drop down list below "Security".
If you don't want to password protect your hotspot:
Press Open.
If you want to password protect your hotspot:
Press WPA PSK or WPA2 PSK.
Press the field below "Password" and key in the required password.
Press Save.

3. Turn on Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Wi-Fi Hotspot until the function is turned on.

4. Establish connection

Do the following on the device which is to connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot:
Turn on Wi-Fi.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select the network name you keyed in in step 2.
Key in the password you selected in step 2 and establish a connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

5. Return to the home screen

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

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