|12-09-2010, 03:23 AM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Device: Kindle 3 wifi
My campus network doesn't support kindle
And I just got the Kindle 3 with wifi today :\ tough luck haha
Anyway, I was wondering how hard or time consuming it would be to add the kindle to the campus network. I might persuade the IT guys here to do this if it's not much of a hassle. I doubt that it would take much to add this feature, but I could be wrong.
Also, if I do happen to be wrong, is there a way around to using wifi on my kindle?
|12-09-2010, 04:00 AM||#2|
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Device: Kindle 4 NT and Kindle 2/i3G
You must contact the IT personnel of your campus. It may be a RADIUS server login, WPA2 Enterprise, MAC locking and so on... Or provide us to read your campus web site regarding the use of the campus network (instructions how to use the network) before you can get help here.
|12-09-2010, 12:52 PM||#3|
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Join Date: Jun 2008
Device: A K1, Kindle Paperwhite, an Ipod, IPad2, Iphone, an Ipad Mini & macAir
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|12-09-2010, 01:50 PM||#4|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Device: kindle DX Graphite, jetbook Color
my campus has the same problem(WPA2+Enterprise), but they offer an unsecured "guest" network...
no matter what, you still need to be able to log onto the wifi network using your credentials, so unless your IT guys are willing to whitelist your MAC(this method isn't good), ask Amazon to allow WPA2+Enterprise options on the kindle
|12-12-2010, 11:31 AM||#6|
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Boston, MA
Device: Windows Phone7, Kindle Fire
I just have the pc version. Not sure if you can do this but worth trying. Why not install the pc or mac kindle. Download the book to your pc and then tranfer it to the kindle. May not be as convenient but will allow you to continue enjoying your kindle.
|12-12-2010, 06:30 PM||#7|
Join Date: Oct 2007
Device: Palm=> Ebookman=> IPaq=> Axim=> Cybook=> Kindle 2=>IPAD 1 & Kindle 3SO
Building on your original suggestion, however, the solution is even simpler. You don't even need to install pc/mac Kindle. On Amazon use your Kindle account and look at your book purchases. For each purchase, choose the option to "Download to Your Computer" (or something like that). This lets you get a copy to your PC that you can then copy over.
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