Chapter 5

Going Online

In This Chapter

arrow Using Wi-Fi on your Kindle Fire HDX

arrow Browsing the web with Silk

arrow Personalizing Silk's settings

arrow Managing Privacy settings

arrow Setting up e-mail

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 e-mail has replaced this routine in many of our lives. Kindle Fire HDX can become your new go-to device for keeping informed and in touch by using Amazon's Silk browser and the pre-installed e-mail 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 e-mail on Kindle Fire HDX.

Getting Online by Using Wi-Fi

Unless you own a 4G LTE version of Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle Fire HDX 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, ...

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