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Subject: connecting to wi-fi
Date Posted: 12/27/2013 6:10 PM ET
Member Since: 3/19/2009
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Last Christmas I got my mother a Kindle with the 5 way controller, she doesn't have wi-fi butwhen she would come over to my house I would connect and download books for her(we share an account).I got a Paperwhite so I gave her my Kindle touch and she gave me her old one for my daughter to use. When she gave it to me though I was no longer able to connect to my wi-fi. When I go into settings and go to Wi_fi networks it says

Available Wi-Fi Networks (0)

Network: not connected

I am connected because I am on my laptop now and my paperwhite is connected as well, any suggestions?

I never downloaded a book via USB so I have no idea how to do that if I am forever unable to connect :(


Date Posted: 12/27/2013 6:14 PM ET
Member Since: 8/18/2005
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Has it been factory reset? And is it fully charged? That helped mine 'wake up' and find wifi once. 

Date Posted: 12/27/2013 8:07 PM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2007
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Occasionally, my Sony needs a good reboot.  Not just turn it off by the switch but actually shut it down and reboot it.  Usually solves most problems.