Kindle Fire Version 6.2.1 Released – Here is How to Update/Install Manually or Automatically

by on December 21, 2011

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Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet has been a center of attraction since it was launched back in November running on Android operating system. It was initially launched with OS Version 6.2 but just now Amazon has released a new update numbered as 6.2.1 which brings customization to the home screen customization and overall performance of the tablet. Detailed list of changes comes with Version 6.2.1 are as follows:

  • Enhances fluidity and performance
  • Improves touch navigation responsiveness
  • Gives you the option to choose which items display on the carousel
  • Adds the ability to add a password lock on Wi-Fi access.

If you have Kindle Fire tablet and want to confirm if you have received the update then just navigate to Quick Settings > More > Device. If your Kindle Fire System Version is 6.2.1 then you are already updated to the latest version. But if it says 6.0,6.1 or 6.2 then you can start updating your Kindle Fire now. Please follow the below mention Automatic and Manual Methods in order to update your Kindle Fire to the latest Version.

How to Automatically Update/Install Version 6.2.1 on Kindle Fire

  1. Make sure your Kindle Fire is connected to a wireless/WiFi network
  2. Go to quick settings and then press Sync button
  3. Kindle Fire software will automatically download the update and then automatically update itself when the device isn’t being used.

How to Manually Update/Install Version 6.2.1 on Kindle Fire 

  1. Download Kindle Fire software update 6.2.1 file (update-kindle-6.2.1_D01E_3103920.bin) from here
  2. Connect your device with computer and transfer the downloaded file in the “kindleupdates” folder.
  3. Once transferred, start software update by going to Quick Settings > More > Device and select “Update your Kindle”.
  4. Your Kindle Fire will then reboot and you are good to go with latest version 6.2.1

Via [droidmatters]

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