Update Your Kindle… or else!

In case you missed this important message from Amazon, or Glinda’s blog…

The eBook Evangelist

Kindle 1If you have a older, pre-2012 Kindle that you haven’t updated recently, Amazon is letting customers know that it’s time to do something about that.

This morning, I received an email from Amazon reminding me that I have devices that need to be updated.  Now I am being told that unless I update them, I will no longer be able to “continue downloading e-books and using Kindle services.”

According to the email,

If you do not update the devices’ software by March 22, 2016, you will no longer be able to access Kindle services or get the update via Wi-Fi or a wireless connection. To resume access, you will need to manually update the software on each of your Kindle devices.

Note that you WILL still be able to update your Kindle after that date. You will just need to manually download and install the update.

The frustrating thing about the email is that it…

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7 thoughts on “Update Your Kindle… or else!

  1. That is a pain in the a**! I got as far as figuring out that I believe I have a 3rd generation – I’m pretty sure I bought my Kindle in 2011. Just another reason to stick to print books! When you pull a volume off the shelf, did you ever have to upgrade the software?

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