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Kindle (1st Generation) Software Updates

The latest software version for Kindle (1st Generation) is 1.2.1. This update automatically downloads and installs on your Kindle (1st Generation) when connected wirelessly; however, you can also manually download the software and transfer the update to your device via USB cable.

The software update includes general improvements.

Download Kindle Software Updates

Determine the current software version on your Kindle before downloading and installing a software update. For more information, go to Determine Your Software Version.

Depending on your current software update version, you may have to install a previous software update before installing the latest version. Select one of the links below to download the software update file directly to your computer:

If you have software version 1.2, download Software Update 1.2.1.

If you have a software version prior to 1.2, update to Software Update 1.2 first, and then download Software Update 1.2.1.

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