Software updates should automatically download and install on your Kindle when connected wirelessly; however, you can also manually download the software and update your device via USB cable. Help for any Kindle e-reader model (6th Generation and newer).
Before you perform these steps, make sure a software update is available for your device.
To manually install a software update once you've determined that an update is available:
Note: This option will be grayed out if the most recent update has already been installed or if the file transfer was not successful.
Once the update is complete, your Kindle will automatically restart.Related Help Topics
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