Update Your Kindle by Tuesday to Avoid Internet Disconnection

Update Your Kindle by Tuesday to Avoid Internet Disconnection

Update Your Kindle by Tuesday to Avoid Internet Disconnection

Users are then directed to ensure they are within range of a wireless network and try the update again. If you do not update you Kindle device within the needed period then you will get a message reading- your Kindle is unable to connect at this time.

Kindles that'll require 2G or 3G for the update include the first generation Kindle (2007), version 1.2.1; the second generation Kindle (2009) version 2.5.8; and the second generation Kindle DX (2009) version 2.5.8.

For most people, this won't be a big deal. Kindles usually update themselves when connected to the internet. However, if you have it sitting in a drawer somewhere, and it's not connected, you'll want to get it squared away with the update.

Kindle users would be wise to hop on doing the update as soon as possible ahead of cut-off date to avoid the inconvenience. Amazon stated that the update file should be available right now. That means, most importantly, that you won't be able to download new books.

Own an old Kindle? You can find out if your Kindle is on the latest version by going to Menu Settings.

All these Kindles need updating by 22 March
All these Kindles need updating by 22 March

To restore access, users will need to manually install the latest software.

Take note, as well, that 3G Kindle devices such as the Kindle Keyboard 3d Generation, the Kindle Touch 4th Generation and the Kindle Paperwhite 5th Generation can only receive the update through Wi-Fi, despite their 3G capabilities.

Amazon noted that the device owners may have to download a patch manually if they fail to do the update or they have to install it, using a computer. This letter will be able to be found in a user's Kindle Library. You can still update your device, but you'll have to jump through a few extra hoops. However, that all said, if your device has been switched off, or offline, you'll need to sort the update now.

Amazon says the new software will download automatically and self-install.

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