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Posted on Mar 18, 2015 10:07:02 PM PDT
Anita Moss says:
Drive

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 2, 2014 9:58:14 AM PST
J. Bone says:
We've been trying to tether a new Fire HDX to a Samsung Galaxy Fame without success. The phone's wi-fi hotspot is recognised by the Fire and claims to be connected, but there's a cross on the wi-fi logo at the top right of the screen, and no access to the internet. Just been talking with 2 people from Amazon support with 2 different messages, but the more convincing one stated that there's a compatibility issue and tethering won't be possible. Anyone got experience which contradicts this view?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 2, 2014 8:33:26 AM PST
I've been trying for two hours. No go so far. Newest HDX as of 11/1/2014.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 3, 2014 3:04:29 PM PDT
You need to select the hotspot from the Wi-Fi page on your Fire - it isn't automatic the first time.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 3, 2014 2:53:34 PM PDT
Claudi says:
when i turn on the hotspot they don't connect

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 3, 2014 2:08:11 PM PDT
You cannot connect your Fire to the Internet using a Bluetooth hotspot if that's what you mean. You have to use the phone as a Wi-FI hotspot to connect your Fire.

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 1:32:05 PM PDT
Claudi says:
i have paired my kindle fire with my motorola droid razrm; however, even though they "see" each other they won't connect using my phone as a hotspot

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 17, 2014 6:11:03 AM PDT
Just ignore this second doot

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 28, 2014 4:07:33 AM PST
read all the posts and this last one really works. I have a samsung galaxy s III. install pdanet+ on the phone and
follow instructions. my kindle fire immediately recognized my phone as a mobile hotpot. I will keep an eye on my data usage as recommended but at least I don't have to pay the extra $20 a month to Verizon.
thanks
Emily

Posted on Feb 16, 2014 6:11:27 PM PST
The Kindle will only tether to a Wi-Fi hotspot on the phone NOT BT.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 16, 2014 5:01:56 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 19, 2014 6:28:23 AM PST
A. Downs says:
No go here; my Droid Razr M paired with my Kindle b but my Kindle will not pair with it. A Downs also on my razor I had a password to un-lock my phone; after paying $7.95 and unlocking the full version of the app on foxfi my droid locked me out! I want my money back and I'm removing my battery and t hat app - bad news.

Posted on Nov 16, 2013 5:42:43 PM PST
Retired EE says:
My Galaxy Nexus (2012) Hotspot works fine for my KF HD. I use the widget Hotspot Toggle. My carrier is Verizon and since I have a tiered data plan (not unlimited) there is no additional cost or need to contact VZW.

Posted on Nov 16, 2013 2:05:36 PM PST
Has anyone tried to tether the hotspot of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with the Kindle Fire HDX? This would be a Deal Breaker for me.

Posted on May 6, 2013 6:51:49 PM PDT
T. Andrews says:
The droidx is a natural for tethering with kindle fire hd 8.9. Just go to settings and select "Tethering and Hotspot." It's ideal for me since I have unlimited data. No rooting necessary.

Posted on May 6, 2013 11:43:03 AM PDT
mamma - you are responding to posts from over a year ago. You are not likely to get responses from the original posters.

In reply to an earlier post on May 6, 2013 11:19:14 AM PDT
mamma says:
ok, what is rooting your phone?

In reply to an earlier post on May 6, 2013 11:15:07 AM PDT
mamma says:
so you turn the wi-fi setting on your phone, and the kindle thinks it's a hotspot?...and you can connect?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 14, 2013 5:08:39 AM PDT
How did you set it up. I have the Droid 4 which over all is the same setup and I have tethering on my phone. I use it with my laptop at work so I know it works. Can you please assist?

Posted on Feb 10, 2013 2:05:47 PM PST
So just how how many old threads did you spam today?
Reported, again

Posted on Feb 10, 2013 1:51:41 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Dec 30, 2012 4:14:07 PM PST
Okay, I downloaded FoxFi on my Droid X, and it worked just fine with my Kindle Fire.
Thanks!

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 30, 2012 12:05:56 PM PST
Charlotte - you're not using the free FoxFi app then, you're using your cellular provider's app.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 30, 2012 11:53:49 AM PST
I tried that on my Droid X, and it works fine IF I pay an additional $20.00 month

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 25, 2012 1:11:30 PM PST
goldenmom says:
CoachW is right.....connected Droid X to Kindle Fire HD using Foxfi to create free HotSpot. Otherwise Verizon was going to charge me $20 above the price I already pay for data plan.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 18, 2012 7:55:27 AM PST
coachw says:
Guys childs play. Download foxfi app for android (free) turn on.....turn on kindle or any device BINGO foxfi is indentified!
jim
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