Fire (5th Generation) Software Updates

We have a new, free software update available for your Fire (5th Generation). This update automatically downloads and installs on your device when connected wirelessly; however, you can also manually download the software and transfer the update to your device via USB cable.

  • This free software update includes general improvements and performance enhancements.

Determine your software version

Determine the current software version on your Fire tablet before downloading and installing a software update.

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap Device Options, and then tap System Updates.

    If you have the latest software update, it should look like this: Your device is running Fire OS

Download Fire (5th Generation) software updates

Click the link below to download the software update to your computer:

Download Software Update

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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