Kindle Software Update

You may notice some new features, etc., popping up on your kindle. lately…that’s because kindle is constantly being improved behind the scenes. Whenever a new software is available it is automatically downloaded to your Kindle. The latest software update is Kindle 1.0.4..recently released and its probably being downloaded to your Kindle as we speak. If you are not sure that this new software is on your Kindle, you can check by doing the following:

1. Power Up Your Kindle
2. Press the [Home] Key.
3. Select settings and look at the bottom of the screen to see the version currently on the device…you should see “Kindle 1.0.4 (144750018)”

If, however, you are not in a wireless coverage area and would like to get this new software update, check out this post made by Fritz-the-Cat, on the Amazon Kindle discussion site.

According to Amazon, if you cannot manually update your Kindle between February 14 and March 15 , you can wait for manual instruction to be posted on the Help page soon after the roll-out of the wireless updates is completed…that is really for those of you who are extremely patient…I am not. I want my update now!

If, on the other hand, you are in a wireless coverage area and still have problems, then you can contact them via email contact us page on the Amazon website or phone using the following numbers:

  • Inside the United States: 1-866-321-8851
  • Outside the United States: 1-206-266-0927

good luck…


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