How-To

How To Update Your Kindle Content

Automatic Update:

  1. Go to Amazon.com (or go to your own country’s Amazon domain)
  2. Go to Manage Your Content and Devices
  3. Switch to “Settings” tab
  4. Find “Automatic Book Update”, turn it on.

Manual Update:

If you don’t want Kindle automatically updates any of your Kindle books. You can keep the option off, and update your Kindle book manually.

  1. Go to Amazon.com (or go to your own country’s Amazon domain)
  2. Go to Manage Your Content and Devices
  3. Check your purchased Kindle books list.
  4. If any book has a newer version, you will see the “Update Available” button at the right side.
  5. Click it so you can replace the original book with a newer version.

 

How To Update Your Nook/Barnes and Noble Book(s)

When a new version of an eBook becomes available, all customers that had purchased and downloaded the eBook prior to the new file’s release will continue to see the old version until they archive the eBook file, and then re-download it.

Customers who purchase an eBook after it has been updated will download the new, updated version.

 

How To Update Your Ibook Book(s)

From time to time, the developer or publisher of an iBook may update it to correct errors, make it compatible with a newer operating system or otherwise fix it. There is an easy way to determine this and get the updates. Here’s how.

  1. On your iOS device, tap iBooks. If a book is open, tap on Library at the top left to close it.
  2. At the bottom right you should see “Purchased” and there may even be a red badge with a number in it showing you how many book updates are available.
  3. Tap on Purchased. Then, tap on Updates, in the middle at the top.
  4. Now, tap on the individual books to update by tapping on the blue update button on the left or tap on update all to update all of the books. You should use Wi-Fi as some books may be large and the process of updating may take some time.