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Determine Your Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation) Software Version

Determine the current software version on your Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation) before downloading and installing a software update, since you may already have the latest software update.

To determine the current software version on your Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation):

  1. From Home, tap the Menu icon and then tap Settings.
  2. From Settings, tap the Menu icon again and then tap Device Info.

If you have the latest update, it should look like this:

If you see an earlier version, proceed with the steps in Transfer & Install a Kindle E-Reader Software Update.

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