RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
October 21, 2021
If you are a private reader, do not want your kids (or anyone else) having free access to your books, or just want to password protect your Kindle, it’s really easy to do. Let’s explore this feature.
This is for the Kindle
How to Set a Kindle Passcode
First, on the Home screen, tap the three little dots (the hamburger menu) in the upper-right hand corner. Refer to below image:
Next, tap Settings in the p0p- up menu. See below image:
Now, tap Device Options. See following image:
Next, you will see a list of options, tap Device Passcode. Refer to below image:
Now, enter your Passcode between 1 and 12 digits long, then enter it again to confirm, and then tap OK. See below image:
When you unlock your Kindle, you will be prompted to enter your passcode, then tap OK.. See following image:
How to Turn Off or Change a Kindle Passcode
Go to your:
- Settings > Device Options > Device Passcode
To cancel your Passcode, tap
- Turn Off Passcode > enter your passcode > OK
To change your Passcode, tap
- Change Passcode > enter your current passcode > OK
and then enter and confirm your new Passcode.
Forget Your Kindle Passcode?
In your Settings, there is a Reset option which you can try. If you are unable to access this option, there’s a special way to reset a locked Kindle.
- On a 6th Generation Kindle or newer, enter “111222777” as the Passcode, and then tap OK.
- On a 5th Generation Kindle, enter “resetmykindle” as the Passcode, and then press the Enter key.
You will need to log in to your Amazon account and re-download all your books, audiobooks, and files.
Quote For the Day
If God treats you well by teaching you a disastrous lesson, you never forget it.Ray Bradbury
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