Updating kindle account
Save yourself some time and use Ctrl F to search for the character string.
Scroll down until you get to the Kindle section and then match up the Kindle you have with the appropriate model.Go to Critical Software Update for Kindle E-Readers for detailed instructions.If your Kindle was made in 2012 or earlier, Amazon wants your device to be on the latest version of its software.Whatever your reasons, you don’t have to wait for Amazon to roll that update out.Although we’ll be updating a second generation Kindle Paperwhite in this tutorial, the same technique we’ll guide you through works on all the different Kindle models.If you want the latest Kindle features right this second (or you missed a past update), the best way to get an immediate update for your Kindle is to do it manually.
Read on as we show you how to easily update your Kindle.
BIN file to the root directory of your Kindle Paperwhite.
The file must be in the top level folder, so if your computer mounts the Kindle as the F drive, the path to the coped update package should be F:\update_kindle_[version number]Once the file is placed in the root directory of your Kindle device, right-click on the Kindle’s drive and choose Eject to unmount it from your system. Now, you simply need to instruct the Kindle to update via the Kindle’s menu system.
The first and foremost step is that you identify which Kindle you have in order to ensure you’re comparing the right software version for your model and downloading the appropriate update.
Rather than squint at the tiny model number on the back of your case and then Google the model number, the simplest method is to check the serial number as the first four alphanumeric characters indicate the model/generation of your Kindle.
Now, with the discrepancy between the most recent version and our version confirmed, we can download the update file.