Some Amazon Kindle Fire owners are experiencing bugs with Wi-Fi and internet connectivity

Some Amazon Kindle Fire owners are experiencing bugs with Wi-Fi and internet connectivity


There’s no kidding that Amazon has a hit with itsimpressively priced $199.99 Kindle Fire tablet, especially when it boastsplenty of lovable qualities on the inside and out, however, it appears asthough some owners are experiencing one nasty issue than renders it almostunusable.



 



Seeing that internet connectivity is what drives most of thecloud based services with the Kindle Fire, any sort of disruption to thatflowing stream can result in some serious limitations. Well, there are someowners reporting that they’re unable to connect to the internet – and in somecases, they can’t even connect to any Wi-Fi hotspot whatsoever.



 



Of course, it’s going to raise some concern, especially whenowners say that other devices connected to their Wi-Fi network are able toestablish an internet connection – whereas, there’s nothing going on with theKindle Fire. Another person has mentioned speaking to an Amazon customersupport rep, who mentions that it was a “known issue” and that they ‘re in theprocess of resolving the problem – yet, the issue continues to happen for some.



 



Luckily, for those affected owners who recently managed toinstall the latest update for the tablet (version 6.2), they’re reporting that ithas corrected the connectivity bug – though, the update doesn’t explicitly saythat it fixes any sort of Wi-Fi bug. Nonetheless, it seems to work out for manypeople, so it doesn't hurt to give it a shot.



 



Have you been experiencing any of these nagging connectivityproblems with your Amazon Kindle Fire?



via CNET

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Kindle Fire
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6 Comments

1. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

Samsung Galaxy Tab is the best Android Tablet in the World, Kindle Fire is for e-reader and search the web only.

2. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

They should have bought Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 or 8.9.... Which "IN MY OWN OPINION" is the best table. And ofcos most ppl buy what is popular not what works best.

3. LewsTherin006

Posts: 140; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

pretty much, we have one at work and it works like a dream. that or the asus transformer/Prime.

4. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Every product has some bugs on at least 3%-5% of the total product line - this is a non-story...next.

5. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Let the hate begin. The update fixed some bugs. I side loaded opera mobile and dolphin browsers and they fly on the fire. Side loading apps does not hurt your prime or other features.

6. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

so, how is it? How does it compare with a Samsung Tab?

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