Turn Automatic Book Updates On or Off

You can opt to receive updates automatically for some of your Kindle books. A new book version will be made available after we confirm that improvements were made to your Kindle book.

Before you enable the Automatic Book Update feature, make sure Annotations Backup is turned on for your Fire or Kindle device or Kindle reading app to sync your notes, highlights, bookmarks, and furthest page read. For more information, go to Back Up Your Bookmarks, Notes & Highlights.

Note: Annotations Backup is enabled automatically and can't be turned off on the following devices:

  • Kindle Fire HD
  • Kindle Fire HDX
  • Kindle for Android
  • Kindle for Windows 8
  • Kindle for BlackBerry 10

To enable Automatic Book Updates:

  1. Go to Manage Your Content and DevicesManage Your Content and Devices (Amazon.co.uk full site).
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Automatic Book Update to expand the section. Select On to receive automatic updates for your book, or select Off to receive an e-mail notification when an update is available to download.

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