Kindle Paperwhite Software Upgrade to v5.3.4
The Amazon Kindle Forum has a notice about yesterday's software update for the Kindle Paperwhite (US) (UK Paperwhite: here;
Amazon Kindle Forum Notice and thread
"Initial post: Mar 14, 2013 9:53:18 AM PDT
Kevin G. - Community Manager says:
' We have a new, free software update available for Kindle Paperwhite which can be found here: http://www.amazon.com/kindlesoftwareupdates/paperwhite [U.S.]
[Here's the UK-only software update page]
The software update will be delivered wirelessly and includes general improvements for your Kindle Paperwhite. This update automatically downloads and installs for Kindle Paperwhite customers; however, you can also manually download the software and update your device via USB cable.
If you have any questions or need help with this update, please visit the Kindle Help Forum: http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/forums/kindleqna/ref=kindle_help_forum_gd. '
As ever, note that keeping your Kindle connected to a Wi-Fi network will drain your battery faster. So, once you've got the update "over the air," put the Paperwhite back to "Airplane Mode ON" - which turns Wireless Off (unless they have finally put the "Wireless Off" and "On" back on the front menu as they recently did for the Kindle Touch recently and removed the 'airplane' icon).
Only if you'd rather not wait - DOWNLOADING and transferring the Update via USB
US: Go to the Kindle Paperwhite Software Update v5.3.4 download section to get the instructions for the download and transfer to your Kindle via USB:
UK: Go to the same for the UK-only page
The reason given was merely "includes general improvements" which normally means "bug fixes" but Amazon doesn't seem to like to detail them. It can be like an Easter Egg hunt, and sometimes the eggs can't be found but perhaps the lawn is greener.
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