In this post, we will talk about how you will fix the DHPC error on Kindle Fire HDX. Notably, the Fire HDX was known previously as the Kindle Fire HDX. Back then, it was the high-end model of the popular book reading line of tablets from Amazon. However, we have come across several user complaints on the DHPC error on the Kindle Fire HDX. This error mainly occurs due to wrong or incorrect router configuration. Moreover, users have reported that due to this issue they are having problems connecting their Kindle Fire HDX to their home WiFi.
Luckily, this guide will show you the potential workarounds that you can follow in order to fix this DHPC error in Kindle Fire HDX. Besides, for some a new update has triggered this issue. Users are getting error messages like “DHCP Error-Could not connect to internet”. And if you are also suffering from this same DHPC error on Fire HDX then you are at the right place. So, with that being said, let us see all the solutions or fixes that you can follow to fix this error.
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How To Fix DHPC Error on Kindle Fire HDX?
Here are the steps and methods, that have been proven to be helpful in fixing this DHPC error on Kindle Fire HDX. If one method does not work for you then you can follow the other alternatives mentioned in this post.
Change DNS to Static
One main reason that this DHPC error is popping up on your Kindle Fire HDX could be due to the fact that your device is not able to obtain proper DNS or network. For this reason, you may want to set your IP type or DNS to static.
- Open Settings.
- Select Wireless.
- Then you need to press and hold your network SSID or WiFi connection.
- Tap on Advanced Settings.
- Click the Show advanced option.
- After that change the IP settings to Static.
- Use the below provided Google Public DNS:
DNS 1. 126.96.36.199
DNS 2. 188.8.131.52
DNS 1. 184.108.40.206
DNS 2. 220.127.116.11
- Tap on Save to keep the changes.
Once you have done the above-mentioned steps then make sure to restart your device. And try connecting to the same WiFi network and see if it resolves the DHPC error on Kindle.
Forget WiFi Network
- Open Settings.
- Tap on WiFi Settings.
- Tap and hold onto the WiFi network that is having issues.
- Select the Forget option.
- Scan and reconnect to the same WiFi and see if this helps.
Update Kindle Fire
- Head over to Settings.
- Tap on Device Options.
- Then tap on System Update.
- You need to press the Check Now button to let the Kindle search for the latest updates.
- If there is a new update available, tap on it to install.
- That’s it!
So, there you have it from my side in this post. Note that for many users the change of IP type or DNS to static has done the job. You can also go ahead and try that method and see if that also helps you or not. You can also let us know any other method that has done the job for you.
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