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Initial post: Oct 13, 2011 9:51:30 AM PDT
I can't seem to set up a password on my new Kindle

Posted on Oct 13, 2011 9:59:13 AM PDT
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Posted on Oct 13, 2011 10:10:46 AM PDT
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In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2011 10:13:13 AM PDT
You can set up a password on Kindles. It's under Settings.

Posted on Oct 13, 2011 10:14:16 AM PDT
Just Peachy says:
Are you talking about entering a password for a wifi connection or locking your Kindle so no one else can read it?

You can put a password on the Kindle Keyboard so that each time you wake it up you have to enter the password.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2011 10:14:58 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 13, 2011 10:19:59 AM PDT
I am having the same problem. I cannot get my new Kindle to take my password. Can you bypass this some how?

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2011 10:16:25 AM PDT
Malachi says:
The password option works on mine.

You'll have to give us more information before we can help you. Which Kindle do you have? How are you trying to set it?

The Kindle I just tested is the new, little Kindle.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2011 10:24:23 AM PDT
I have the new little Kindle. I have tried every way that is suggested and still cannot get the WIFI on.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2011 10:27:16 AM PDT
Ok, that's a different issue. It's the wi-fi network password, not a Kindle password.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2011 10:27:40 AM PDT
Malachi says:
My reply above was to the original post, who I thought was asking about password protecting his Kindle, but I'm not sure.

Barbara, can you go into some detail of what you are doing to try and connect? When you select 'view' Wi-Fi networks, does it show your router?

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2011 12:09:57 PM PDT
AmeliaAT says:
Do you see your wifi network listed and it just won't connect and take the password? Or is it not detecting your network?

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2011 12:19:01 PM PDT
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Posted on Oct 27, 2011 9:35:22 AM PDT
Just need to set a password as I take it to work and lots of people know I have it..

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 27, 2011 9:44:30 AM PDT
A. says:

" If you want to make sure that only authorized users will have access to your Kindle, you can set a password on the Settings screen. You'll then need to enter the password to access your Kindle if it enters sleep mode or is turned off.
To set your Kindle password:
1. Navigate to Kindle's Home screen and press the Menu button.
2. Select "Settings" from the Home screen menu.
3. Select the "turn on" option next to Device Password on the Settings page.
4. Enter your new password twice and also enter a hint to help you remember the password.
5. Select "Submit" when you're finished.
If you wish to change or turn off your password in the future, navigate to the Settings menu again and select the available options. "

Posted on Oct 6, 2013 7:36:57 PM PDT
i have a password and don't want to enter it each time i turn off the kindle. i am the only user and would just like to not have one required. how can i eliminate my password currently used? i tried settings on and off but this has no effect.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 6, 2013 8:32:31 PM PDT
Mike says:
Which of the many different Kindles do you have?

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 4, 2014 7:05:52 AM PDT
Go to settings then security and your password has to be at least 4 numbers long

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 4, 2014 7:07:47 AM PDT
LadyH95 says:
Although the desire to help is appreciated, please check the dates of posts before you respond. You are responding to an almost 3 year old post. Many things have changed since then.
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