My Kindle Paperwhite 7th Generation was upgraded to early this year. Late, I upgrade the firmware to 5.11.2. Now it is another upgrade available online.

Check the version before upgrading.


Firmware 5.11.2 What’s new


I touched the settings and settings again, to check the upgrade availability.

Upgrade notice

Touch the confirm to upgrade. It may restart two times. Just have a patient and wait for it finishes.

Version number


What’s new on firmware version 5.12.2

Kindle 5.12.2 Paperwhite


  • Read Now from the Store: In the coming weeks you will be able to read items you own with a single click from the detail or thank you page on the Store.
  • Read Now for Kindle Unlimited/Prime Reading: In the coming weeks you will be able to read Kindle Unlimited/Prime Reading items with a single click from the recommendations listed at the end of your book.
  • Performance improvements, bug fixes, and other general enhancements.

You can download the firmware from the Kindle eReader Software Updates page.


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