You should see an updated version number, and, with newer Kindle operating systems releases, you can even read the release notes right on your device by tapping the “More Info” button: Your Kindle is now up to date with the latest features and you didn’t have to wait for the device to automatically update over the air.While we hope your future OTA updates are smoother, it’s easy (once you know where to look) to manually grab an update and refresh your Kindle to the latest version.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.The wiki How Tech Team also followed the article's instructions, and validated that they work. i Tunes notifies you whenever there is a new software update available, but they are not downloaded and installed unless you choose to update.If you find yourself in a position where you have declined an update notification and want to update i Tunes, it can be done manually within the program itself or online.your Windows Defender will not have the latest definitions, till such a time that you update them manually.
Select the Kindle you want to update and read the notation beside it, like so: In the case of the Kindle I’m interested in updating today, the first four characters of the serial number are B0D4.
Armed with the version number of your Kindle—in our case, confirmed by the serial number, the Paperwhite 2—head over to the Amazon Fire & Kindle Software Updates page.
Scroll down until you get to the Kindle section and then match up the Kindle you have with the appropriate model.
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.