Amazon Releases Software Update for Kindle PaperWhite
Amazon recently released a software update for both the First- and Second-Generation Kindle PaperWhite devices. First Gen Paperwhite devices should now be running software update 18.104.22.168 and Second Gen devices should run update 22.214.171.124.
While the updates do offer some improvements for accessing notes, managing cloud collections, and reading PDFs, they did cause some issues for readers using our ESV Bible and ESV Study Bible Kindle files. Links within the ESV files displayed incorrectly and caused navigation issues.
Updated ESV Bible and ESV Study Bible E-Books
Updates to the ESV Bible and ESV Study Bible e-books have been released and are currently available. If your Automatic Book Update setting is turned on, the new file should be delivered automatically when you are connected to WIFI. You may need to delete the old file and download it from your cloud account again to receive the update.
To download the new file manually, visit amazon.com/myk to sign into your account and access your bookshelf. There you will see an option to download the update to your chosen device.
Make sure the Annotation Back-Up setting is turned on before you download the update so all your notes and highlights will be saved.
Check to make sure you have the updated file by navigating to the Copyright page. A version number will be listed under the Text Edition information. The updates will show version number 2014.04.a.mobi.
If you do not receive the update by following these steps, you may need to request the update by contacting Amazon’s Kindle Support.
E-Book Update Fixes
The updated versions of the ESV Bible and ESV Study Bible e-books have removed the link back from study notes, chapter headings, and cross-references. These links have been removed to remedy the linking issue caused by the Kindle PaperWhite software update. To navigate back to the text you were reading before viewing a note or cross-reference, use the Back button on your device or application.
Read more information about the updates here: First Gen Update; Second Gen Update.
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