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I purchased a kindle in December and Jan. 18 it would not do

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I purchased a kindle in December and Jan. 18 it would not do anything for me. When I went to settings it said wireless is turned on but not connected to a network. When I hit wi-fi - centurylink 3444 it had a lock on the wireless icon. It tells me the status in Authenticating, Signal Strength is Poor, Security WPA2PSK - modify - I put in password *****
eileen12 and hit save. It keeps telling me autenticating problem in red. How do I get back my wireless connection
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Viet - Network Tech replied 1 year ago.


I'm sorry about the issue. Please try the following fix:

Solution #1:

- Press and hold the power on/off button on the kindle for about 30 seconds, then turn it back on

, then go to Wi-Fi menu on kindle, then select your wireless network name, then select the Forget option, and confirm

, then select your network name again, and connect, and check.

Note: Your wireless password ***** network key should be at the back/bottom of your centurylink internet modem/router device (it is case-sensitive.) And/or if needed, try any password/key you know / remember.

Expert:  Viet - Network Tech replied 1 year ago.

Solution #2:

- If that does not work, disconnect the power cord(s) from your internet modem / router device(s) for a few minutes, then re-connect, then turn it back on, then wait a bit, and try again.

- Please let me know any new error or message the kindle shows this time.

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