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Initial post: Dec 24, 2011 5:33:34 PM PST
Gabjosh says:
Purchased a Kindle Fire for my son for Christmas. We don't have Wifi. Can I use a hard wire connection with the Kindle Fire?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 24, 2011 5:35:07 PM PST
You can put content on it via USB cable but you can't connect it to the internet without wi-fi.

Posted on Dec 24, 2011 5:38:29 PM PST
GnomeEd says:
Can you add WiFi? Do you have a cable or DSL internet connection? If so you can buy a router for about $50 and wham...you have WiFi!

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 24, 2011 5:39:39 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 24, 2011 5:40:58 PM PST
The only way you will be able to access the internet is via wi-fi. If you want to access the internet before you get a router, you can go to McDonalds or Starbucks or any other place that has public access wi-fi available.

Just a thought. You could go to WalMart and get a router tonight and have everything working for him. Just a thought.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 24, 2011 5:57:37 PM PST
Gabjosh says:
I just wanted to put content on it tonight and get the wireless router next week but I guess I need a cable with the Kindle connection on one end and the USB on the other?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 24, 2011 6:05:35 PM PST
It's a standard micro USB cable. You may already have some in the house, if you have another Kindle, or perhaps your cell phone uses that type.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 24, 2011 6:07:37 PM PST
K.I , yes, you will need a USB cable to side load anything onto the Fire.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 24, 2011 6:18:43 PM PST
Yes, you'll need the cable until you get the router or you could just go to a free public hot-spot to connect to wi-fi.
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