Most of you eagerly waiting for some good news about the Amazon Kindle e-reader, then here is something of your concern and interest. For those of you owning Amazon Kindle e-reader hardware, there is the opportunity for you to grab. The Kindle 3.0.2 beta firmware is actually available from Amazon for the purpose of download. The firmware is said to bringing or rather escorting a Web browser and even some bug fixes. The bugs which were fixed were actually found since the last 3.0.1 update. The list of bugs which were fixed also included those relating to slower page turns while outdoors.
Now, since the update has been released, there has been a lot of downloads, and several owners of the Amazon Kindle e-reader who have updated their firmware have now confirmed that page turns are faster outdoors with the new 3.0.2 software compared with the slowdown encountered since the 3.0.1 update. The version 3.0.1 update of the Kindle firmware had bugs causing sudden freezes and/or reboots which have been experienced by some with their Kindles.
How to Update Kindle Firmware? Step by Step Guide:
The steps for the downloading of the Kindle software update version 3.0.2 of the firmware and to transfer it to your Kindle via USB are enumerated below.
Step 1: Determination of your software version
For doing this, go to Home. Now selectMenu, and then you need to select Settings. Now, you will get the Settings screen. At the Settings screen which appears, you shall rather notice the Kindle version which shall be located at the bottom of the screen. Now, if you do notice that the version of your Kindle is “Version Kindle 3.0.1” or say some version earlier than this, then you shall be able to proceed with the steps given below for the updating of your Kindle to the latest software.
Step 2: Downloading of your software
Now, you need to visit the appropriate link which has been provided below for the purpose of download the software update file directly to your computer.
Step 3: Transfer software to your Kindle
With the Kindle on and connected to your computer with the USB cable, copy the update file from your computer to the Kindle drive.
Step 4: Monitor file transfer and disconnect
The file transfer progress is kept on check in continuity, for ensuring file transfer to your Kindle is complete before disconnecting. After transferring is complete, eject the Kindle to safely disconnect Kindle from your computer.
Step 5: Start with software update
From the Home screen, press the Menu key, select “Settings“, Press the Menu key, and now select “Update Your Kindle.”
So, go ahead and grab your firmware update for the Kindle and enjoy the new experience. After you have tried out the firmware, please feel free to share your thoughts and views on the new Kindle 3.0.2 beta update. To download the update now, click here. The download is mainly for those customers using the Amazon Kindle and wish to give a try to this early release of the softwareand provide feedback.