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WiFi host name, Kindle PaperWhite

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Initial post: Feb 9, 2014 11:07:16 AM PST
How can I get the Kindle PaperWhite device name to appear in the connected client list of my Belkin N+ wireless router. It currently shows the host name as blank and is the only device that does that. The Kindle connects and works fine but I use the name for network management and troubleshooting.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 9, 2014 11:41:09 AM PST
Most router management screens will allow you to change the device name. I do that for most of my devices because 3 of us have the same Samsung phone.

Posted on Feb 9, 2014 12:26:32 PM PST
Unfortunately, the device name is not configurable in this router. It reads the host name that is, or should be, broadcast by the devices.

Posted on Feb 9, 2014 1:45:33 PM PST
PS56k says:
totally up to the device -
nothing is really required for connection other than the device MAC -
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