Forgot Kindle Passcode

If you can't remember the passcode for your Kindle Paperwhite (not your Amazon password), you'll need to reset your device.

  1. Tap the passcode field to bring up the onscreen keyboard.
  2. Type 111222777, and then tap OK.

Reset Your Kindle Paperwhite

Reset your Kindle Paperwhite if you forgot your Kindle password and need to regain access.

  • Reset your device only if you want to remove all content downloaded to the device and register the device again.
  • If you have any content that is not saved to Your Kindle Library in the Cloud, be sure to transfer that content from your device to your computer via USB. For more information, go to Transfer from a Computer to Your Kindle Paperwhite.

You can't reset your Kindle Paperwhite if Parental Controls are set. If you forget your password, reset your Kindle by entering "111222777" as the Parental Controls password.

Important: Resetting your Kindle will remove all content downloaded to it. Any content that is already saved to Your Kindle Library in the Cloud will remain in the Cloud. You can download that content again if you register your Kindle to your account again.
  1. From Home, tap the Menu menu icon 
			 icon, and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap the Menu icon again, and then tap Reset Device. Your device will power off and power back on.

To use your Kindle Paperwhite again, you'll need to connect wirelessly and register your Kindle Paperwhite.

Learn more: Register Your Kindle Paperwhite