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Using a Kindle Fire
Using a Kindle Fire - Kindles at Lauinger Library - LibGuides at Georgetown University
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Ensure Wireless Networking switch is in the on position.
A list of networks will appear. You may have to wait a moment as your Kindle detects networks in range. If
your network doesn't appear tap the box next to Wireless Networking off and on to refresh the list.
Tap the name of the network you wish to connect to from the list of available networks. If on-campus, select
If a lock symbol appears next to your network, it requires a password. Enter the characters of the password
using the onscreen keyboard.
Once you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, Kindle Fire automatically connects to it again whenever that
network is in range. If more than one previously used network is in range, your Kindle Fire automatically
connects to the network that was most recently used.
Register your device
Before using the GNMC Kindle Fire you must create an Amazon account through the Amazon.com website. If
you already have an account you do not need to create a new one. When you return the GNMC Kindle, please
deregister your account. The GNMC staff will reset the Kindle to its factory settings.
To register or deregister the GNMC Kindle Fire:
1. Tap the Quick Settings icon ( ) in the top right hand corner of the Home screen.
2. Select More ( ).
3. Select My Account.
4. To register, tap the Register button. On the next screen, Enter Amazon account info and tap the Register
button. To deregister, tap the Deregister button and wait for the button to say Register.
The Options bar is located at the bottom of every Content library screen. Options vary depending on the content
Standard options include:
Home : Tap Home from anywhere on your Kindle Fire to return to the Home screen.
Back : Use this button to retrace your steps.
Menu : Select Menu to view additional options related to the content type.
Search : Tap this button to search your Content library.
The Options bar may be hidden when some applications are running.
It can be expanded by tapping the arrow at the bottom of the screen or by swiping upwards from the bottom of
the device. When reading, simply tap the middle of the screen to display the Options bar.
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