Amazon Kindle, like seeing a book cover on the lock screen

Amazon Kindle, like seeing a book cover on the lock screen

There are basic, very basic functions in certain devices, social networks and / or operating systems that we do not understand because they are not yet integrated – Hi Twitter, activate the editing in the tweets sent please. In the case of Amazon’s Kindle, the 14-year-old e-book reader, there is one that Amazon struggled to implement, but ultimately made it.

Show the book cover on the Kindle lock screen

In fact, something as simple as displaying the cover of the book you’re reading on your Kindle’s lock screen is something that users ask for more than a decade and it was one of the reasons why many users have made the jailbreak your Kindle.

Several Kindle models, such as the Paperwhite, Oasis, and basic Kindle, can now display e-book covers on the lock screen when the e-reader is idle. Any Kindle with 5.13.5 firmware will be able to view book covers on your e-reader.

Amazon Kindle, like seeing a book cover on the lock screen

What covers will it show? According to sources of the Good e-Reader site, will show the e-book currently being read. It works with content purchased from Amazon, but also with side-loaded e-books.

Amazon Kindle Firmware 5.13.5

You can check if the feature is enabled on your Kindle by going to the settings menu and clicking on the device options. There should be a new field that says “Show cover” , make sure it is checked. If you have the version 5.13.5 and still don’t see the option, try restarting your Kindle and it should appear after the restart sequence is complete.

Will e-book covers work with people who own the special offer edition of the Kindle? This is a program where you can buy a new e-reader and save money and where Amazon displays ads on the home and lock screen. It remains to be seen if the idle screen facades will work on these models or if you’ll have to pay the $ 20 to remove the Special Offers.

As it turns out, Amazon is slowly pushing the cover update in international markets first; At the time of publication, people in India, Mexico, and other countries have found that it works. It is only a matter of time before the feature is available in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom or Europe.

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