In This Chapter
Using Wi-Fi on your Fire tablet
Browsing the web with Silk
Personalizing Silk’s settings
Managing Privacy settings
Setting up email
Years ago, the best way to stay in touch with the outside world was by reading the morning paper and going to the mailbox to get your mail. Today, browsing the web and checking email has replaced this routine in many of our lives. Your Fire tablet can become your new go-to device for keeping informed and in touch by using Amazon’s Silk browser and the preinstalled email client.
In this chapter, you discover the ins and outs of browsing with Silk and the simple tools you can use to send and receive email on your Fire tablet.
Unless you own a 4G LTE version of the Fire tablet, your Fire is a Wi-Fi–only device, meaning that you have to connect to a nearby Wi-Fi network to go online. You might access a Wi-Fi connection through your home network, at work, or via a public hotspot, such as ...