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Do I need to update my Kindle Paperwhite?
Last Updated: 18th February, 2020
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Regarding this, can I update my Kindle Paperwhite?
We have a new, free software update availableforyour Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation). Thisupdateautomatically downloads and installs on yourKindlePaperwhite when connected wirelessly; however, youcanalso manually download the software and transfer theupdateto your device via USB cable.
Additionally, how do I know if my Kindle is updated? Find out if your Kindleisup-to-date For users who stay connected to Wi-Fi, theupdatemay have already installed. You can find outif yourKindle is on the latest version by going to Menu>Settings. Take note of the version number at the bottom ofthescreen and cross-check with Amazon's helppage.
Keeping this in view, what is the latest software version for Kindle Paperwhite?
Kindle E-Readers that Require Updates
|Device Model||Software Version Your Device Needs|
|Kindle (5th Generation)||4.1.3 or higher|
|Kindle Touch (4th Generation)||188.8.131.52 or higher|
|Kindle Paperwhite (5th Generation)||184.108.40.206 or higher|
|Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation)||220.127.116.11 or higher|
How do I manually update my Kindle?
- Download the update to your computer, and then copy it toyourKindle using the USB cable.
- Disconnect your Kindle from your computer.
- Open the settings menu on your Kindle, and then openthedropdown menu. You should see an option labeled "UpdateyourKindle". Select it, and then confirm the update.