USB cable for Kindle Fire

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The Kindle Fire uses a Micro-USB B cable. The connection on the device is identified by the black coded receptccle. This should not to be confused with the Micro-USB A, USB Mini-b (5-pin), or the USB Mini-b (4-pin).

Easy Login

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The Kindle Fire login is fairly simple. Generally one you have logged into a network it will save your username and password which makes login automatic.

The first time you login to a network the easiest way to do this is to go to the settings icon settings.jpg at the top of the screen and click on the wi-fi iconwirelessimages.jpg

This will bring a up a screen with all of the available networks listed. (on campus use UMC-B). Click on the network you want to connect to and a screen will come up which asked for your identity (username which is your internet id) and password. Enter this information and click connect. The screen will return to the list of networks and will indicate it is attempting and then connected.

Kindle Fire specs & features

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  • 7" multi-touch display
  • 1024 x 600 pixel resolution at 169 ppi, 16 million colors.
  • Size 7.5" x 4.7" x 0.45" (190 mm x 120 mm x 11.4 mm).
  • Weight 14.6 ounces (413 grams).
  • On-device Storage 8GB internal ( 6GB available for user content).
  • Cloud Storage Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
  • Battery Life Up to 8 hours of reading or 7.5 hours of video playback
  • Charge Time Fully charges in about 4 hours using power adapter.
  • Also supports charging from your computer via USB.
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, or enterprise networks with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication
  • USB Port USB 2.0 (micro-B connector)
  • Audio 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, top-mounted stereo speakers.
Content Formats Supported
  • Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, Audible (Audible Enhanced (AA, AAX)), DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, OGG, WAV, MP4, VP8.

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