Amazon has just pushed out a new firmware update for the Kindle Basic, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Voyage and the Kindle Oasis. This new upgrade brings back the reading dots that were removed awhile ago and your device will finally be able to remember WIFI passwords.
Here is all of the new updates that are available, if Amazon has not automatically pushed the 5.8.1 update to your Kindle yet, you can visit their download page and grab it yourself.
- Reading Progress Dots: We listened to feedback from our customers and brought reading progress dots back to your library. You can now see reading progress and relative book length for downloaded books in the library list view.
- More Ways to Share: Recommend books to friends from About This Book.
- Kindle Unlimited Recommendations: Try Kindle Unlimited for free and see recommended Kindle Unlimited titles after choosing your favorite genres.
- Save Wi-Fi Passwords to Your Amazon Account: Save your Wi-Fi passwords to your Amazon account for future convenience. We can configure your compatible devices so that you won’t need to reenter your Wi-Fi passwords on each device.
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