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Kindle eReaders Get Sleep Timer with Newest Software program Replace

Kindle Sleep Timer

There’s a brand new software program replace obtainable for all Kindles launched since 2018, which incorporates the tenth and eleventh technology fashions, and the Kindle Scribe.

The brand new software program model is 5.16.8, and it’s obtainable to obtain from the Kindle Software program Updates web page at Amazon if you wish to manually set up the replace your self. Or you are able to do nothing and anticipate the replace to routinely obtain and set up by itself sooner or later, so long as your machine is linked to Wi-Fi. Amazon tends to rollout Kindle updates slowly, although, so it’d take a couple of weeks to get the replace that means.

This newest 5.16.8 replace really provides a helpful new characteristic for a change, in contrast to the final thriller replace that didn’t appear to vary a lot of something.

The brand new replace provides a sleep timer setting so you’ll be able to set how lengthy your Kindle will stay on earlier than the display turns off. Lots of people have been requesting this characteristic for a very long time, particularly on the Kindle Scribe when utilizing it as a pocket book.

You’ll be able to entry the brand new setting in your Kindle by going to Settings > Gadget choices > Sleep timer. These are the brand new sleep timer settings:

5 minutes
10 minutes (default)
1 hour

The discharge notes additionally point out new search filters for the library however I’m not seeing something new that wasn’t there earlier than so perhaps that hasn’t modified but.

Right here’s the discharge notes:

Model 5.16.8 – April 2024

Right here’s what’s new:

Sleep Timer: Set how lengthy your Kindle waits earlier than going to the lock display from Settings > Gadget Choices.

Library Search Filter: Search outcomes can now be filtered by subscription kind and studying format.

Efficiency enhancements, bug fixes, and different basic enhancements.

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