We have a new, free software update available for your Kindle Paperwhite (6th Generation). This update automatically downloads and installs on your Kindle Paperwhite when connected wirelessly; however, you can also manually download the software and transfer the update to your device via USB cable.
You can also manually download and install a software update. Before manually downloading the software update, determine the current software version on your Kindle.
To determine the current software version on your Kindle:
If you do not have this software version, click the link below to download the software update to your computer:
Software Update 5.12.1
In accordance with certain free and open source software licenses, Amazon is pleased to offer an archive file of source code for this software update:
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