Asked by: Tiago Lanbide
technology and computing tablets and e readers

Can I exchange my Kindle for a new one?

Last Updated: 25th February, 2020

33
Amazon Now Accepts Old Kindles inExchangefor New Ones. Now Kindle ownerscan trade intheir old models and receive credit for a newone, oranything else that Amazon sells. It's kind of liketaking your old,read books to the bookstore and trading them in fornewones.

Click to see full answer.

Subsequently, one may also ask, how do I update my old Kindle?

Do a manual update

  1. Go to this Amazon help page, find your device and click thelinkin the neighboring column to download the update.
  2. Plug your Kindle into your computer.
  3. Eject your Kindle and disconnect the USB cord.
  4. On your Kindle, go to Menu > Update your Kindle.

Furthermore, can you trade in a broken Kindle? But what do you do with a Kindle thatistotally broken and nonfunctional? Another option todisposeof a broken Kindle is to send it in for recycling.Orif your Kindle still works and you justdon'tuse it anymore you can use Amazon's trade-inprogramto get money back in the form of an Amazon GiftCard.

One may also ask, how do I exchange my kindle fire?

To return a Fire tablet or Kindle e-reader:

  1. From the Online Returns Center, click Return a gift.
  2. Enter the Order number, which is located on thepackingslip.
  3. Enter your full name and email address.
  4. Click Continue to proceed with the return process.

Do old Kindles still work?

Fortunately for Kindle owners, theycanstill use their device in spite of Amazon. So long asadevice is registered, it can still read ebooks bought intheKindle store. Owners of older Kindles can usetheirPC to download ebooks from the Amazon website, and thentransferthose ebooks to the older Kindle.

Related Question Answers

Arcilia Taufkirch

Professional

How long does a Kindle last?

While the standard life of a KindlePaperwhitebattery is roughly 28 hours in total from fully chargedto deaddry, just how long that time lasts can vary dependingon howyou use it. For those who do just a little lightreading nowand then, a month or more could go bybetweenplug-ins.

Heliana Krumminga

Professional

Why cant I update my Kindle?

If the problem persists, please restartyourKindle from the Menu in Settings and try again. You'llhaveto do a manual update to fix your Kindle. Thatmeansdownloading the new software to your computer, connectingtheKindle to it with a USB cable, and then transferring thenewsoftware onto your device.

Gal Grey

Professional

How do I force my Kindle to update?

Download a Software Update Wirelessly
  1. Plug your Kindle in to charge during the update.
  2. Connect your Kindle to Wi-Fi.
  3. Sync your Kindle. For Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation),tapthe Quick Actions icon, and then tap Sync My Kindle.
  4. Leave your Kindle connected to both power and Wi-Fi untiltheupdate is complete.

Shonta Zinkunegi

Explainer

Why is update your Kindle grayed out?

If the option is greyed out, thatmeansyour either up-to-date already or the file did nottransferproperly. Your Kindle Fire will restart twice duringtheupdate, and when finished you'll be onversion6.3.

Beverley Volkenant

Explainer

Does Amazon buy back old Kindles?

The Amazon Trade-In program allows customerstoreceive an Amazon Gift Card in exchange for hundredsofthousands of eligible items including video games,KindleE-readers, books, and more.

Brahian Holtmanns

Explainer

What is the difference between Kindle Fire and Paperwhite?

The Kindle Paperwhite is an eBook Reader,whilethe Kindle Fire is a tablet. They are the two majorproductlines of portable devices from Amazon, and they are designedfordifferent purposes. Here we explore further onthedifferences between the two product series.

Sergo Jugin

Pundit

How do I know what generation My Kindle is?

Check the Serial Number
You can find this sixteen digit code in the boxyourKindle came in or when you click on Settings and gotoDevice Info. Find your specific generation or type basedonthe first four characters.

Fanka Demetrio

Pundit

How long is a Kindle warranty?

Kindle One-YearLimitedWarranty
This Warranty is provided by Amazon.comServices,Inc. for the Kindle Device (the "Device"). Wewarrant theDevice against defects in materials and workmanshipunder ordinaryconsumer use for one year from the date of originalretailpurchase.

Fatimazahra Maierthaler

Pundit

What does Amazon do with trade ins?

The Amazon Trade-In programallowscustomers to receive an Amazon.com Gift Cardinexchange for thousands of eligible items includingAmazonDevices, electronics, books, video games, and more.The process iseasy and convenient with an immediate offer andfreeshipping.

Helios Teppe

Pundit

Can I trade in my Amazon Fire tablet?

The Amazon Trade-In Program lets youtradein eligible items such as Amazon Devices,electronics,books, video games, and more, for anAmazon.com GiftCard. You will receive a quotedtrade-in value foryour item(s) and free shippingfor your trade-insubmission.

Manpreet Leites

Pundit

Can you return Kindle books after purchase?

Books you purchase from the KindleStoreare eligible for return and refund if we receiveyourrequest within seven days of the date ofpurchase.Once a refund is issued, you'll nolonger have accessto the book. And then tell Amazon whyyou'rereturning the book.

Jianhong Kazmier

Teacher

Can you return to Amazon if opened?

If the item had been opened or usedthey'lltake it back within 30 days. Plus, they'll pay for thereturnshipping charges. Keep in mind that the item must besold andshipped directly by Amazon and not a 3rdparty.

Indalecio Vonbrunn

Teacher

Can you return Kindle books?

We will consider your return if we receiveyourrequest within seven days of the date of purchase. Toreturnan eligible Kindle book: Go to Manage YourContent andDevices. From the Your Content tab, select the Actions[] buttonnext to the title you want to return, andthen selectReturn for Refund.

Huerta Brezovjak

Teacher

Does GameStop buy Kindles?

Kindle Fire HD 7” ($199.99) is nowavailablefor purchase in all 4,400 U.S. GameStopstores.GameStop customers can also get up to $100 in-storecreditwhen they trade in an original Kindle Fire. Forcompletedetails contact your local GameStop store orvisitwww.GameStop.com/DeviceTrader.

Donatas Mounir

Teacher

How do I reset my Kindle?

To reset your Kindle, press or tapthe"Menu" button on the Home screen and select "Settings."The"Settings" screen appears. Press or tap the "Menu" again andselect"Reset to Factory Defaults."

Kanchan Ramsamooj

Reviewer

What is the best Kindle?

Here are the best ebook readers and Kindlesin2019:
  • Best ebook reader overall: Kindle Oasis.
  • Best 8-inch ebook reader: Kobo Forma.
  • Best waterproof ebook reader: Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2.
  • Best waterproof mid-range Kindle: Amazon KindlePaperwhite.
  • Best budget Kindle: Amazon's cheapest Kindle.

C Merkele

Reviewer

Are Amazon padded envelopes recyclable?

Notes From the Field: Amazon PlasticShippingEnvelopes Do Not Go in the Recycle Cart!Shippingenvelopes that are plastic and have bubblewrapinside of them cannot be placed in the curbsiderecyclingcart. You can also drop them off at a store thatcollects plasticbags for recycling.

Safae Azanza

Reviewer

How do I clear my Kindle to sell it?

Drag your finger up the screen to scroll down, thentap"Device." Scroll down and tap "Reset to Factory Defaults."Tap"Erase Everything" to confirm this decision.

Rahila Liaqat

Reviewer

What can I do with an old Kindle Fire?

8 ways to reuse your Amazon Fire tablet
  • Use it as a digital photo frame.
  • Turn it into an audiobook player.
  • Turn it into a night clock.
  • Use it as a kitchen TV set.
  • Add it to your smart home system.
  • 6. Make it a security camera feed monitor.
  • Use it as an offline movie player.
  • 8. Make it a device for extreme use.