Depending on your current software update version, you may have to install a previous software update before installing the latest version.
Your Amazon Kindle device is linked to your user account, similar to a personalized user account on a computer.
Go to Important Kindle E-Reader Software Update for detailed instructions.
So you’ve got a brand-spanking-new Kindle Fire and Amazon’s already released a brand-spanking new software update for it. Well, brush off that question mark hovering above your head - we've got the step-by-step lowdown that’ll light a new fire into your Kindle tablet.
The first thing you should do is check what version you currently have installed on your Kindle Fire.
We have a new, free software update available for Kindle (4th Generation) and Kindle (5th Generation).
This update automatically downloads and installs on your Kindle when connected wirelessly; however, you can also manually download the software and transfer the update to your device via USB cable.