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How to find out which Kindle model you have

How to find out which Kindle model you have.

If you love to read, it’s hard to argue about the benefits of the Amazon Kindle. This is the leading e-book on the market. While the Fire Tablet app works great in a pinch, it just doesn’t match the screen clarity provided by the Kindle Paperwhite.

The problem lies in Kindle troubleshooting. There are many different Kindle models – these are 10th generation devices. If you’re having trouble with your device, it’s important to know whether your device is Kindle Touch 4th generation or Kindle 7 7th generation.

The Kindle naming scheme doesn’t help either. For example, the 3rd generation Paperwhite is actually part of the 7th generation of devices in general.

There are a few easy ways to find out which Kindle you have: by the device’s serial number, through your Amazon account, or by the actual model number printed on the device or packaging.

How to Find Your Kindle’s Serial Number

Each Kindle e-book has a unique serial number. The full number is unique to your device, but the first few digits of the number are the same for all Kindles of the same model generation. This means you can use the serial number to find out which Kindle model you have.

The good news is that finding your serial number is incredibly easy.

Tap the three dots in the upper right corner of the Kindle home screen.

Select Settings.

From the settings menu, select “Device Options”.

Select Device Information.

You’ll see your Kindle’s serial and model number, Wi-Fi MAC address, and more information.

Once you have your serial number, you need to compare the first few digits of your serial number with a list of numbers. You can find a full breakdown on Wiki.mobileread.com, but it’s recommended that you use the search feature to compare your number. There are a lot of them.

Here are some examples of serial number prefixes for some of the latest Kindle models:

G0W0: Kindle Fire 7 8GB (7th generation)G001PX: Kindle Paperwhite 5 (2021)G000WM: Kindle Oasis 3 (2019) Wi-Fi (32 GB)

Because each model and variant has a different serial number, this is the easiest and most accurate way to determine which type of Kindle you have.

Check the Back of Your Kindle or the Box

On most Kindle devices, you can find the model number on the back of the device. Of course, there are exceptions – some Kindles don’t have the model number printed on the back.

You will usually find this under the Amazon logo. It’s not that easy to see in this photo, but the symbols on the bottom of the device have text underneath them. Here you will find the model number. For reference, this is Kindle Voyage.

If nothing is printed on your device, check the box in which it was checked.

Check Your Amazon Account

You can also find detailed information about your Kindle in your Amazon account.

Once logged in to the Amazon website, select “Account & Lists” at the top of the screen.

Select Manage content and devices.

1–Select Devices.

Select Kindle.

Select your Kindle from the list.

On the next screen, you’ll see your Kindle email address, type, Kindle serial number, and more. You can even see how long you can expect software and firmware security updates.

If you don’t want to go through all these issues, you can do the same from the Amazon mobile app.

Kindle Alternatives

If you don’t have a Kindle (or the one you had no longer works), you can download the Kindle mobile app for Android or iPhone. If you want a more book-like experience, downloading the iPad version of the app is also a great alternative.

The reason the real Kindle is the best option is because of the long battery life. You can continue reading on your Kindle even after your phone or tablet runs out of power. The e-ink also makes it more like a book and easier on the eyes, even in dark environments, perfect for reading late at night.

You can also try the desktop app.

If you need to find out which Kindle you have, just look up the serial number or model number. This is the easiest option, although a quick check of your Amazon account can also help.

How to find out which Kindle model you have

How to find out which Kindle model you have

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