There are basic functions, really basic in certain devices, social networks and / or operating systems that we do not understand why they are not yet integrated -Hi Twitter, activate the editing in tweets sent please. In the case of Amazon’s Kindle, the e-book reader born 14 years ago, there is one that Amazon has struggled to implement, but in the end it has.
Show book cover on Kindle lock screen
In fact, something as simple as displaying the cover of the book you’re reading on the Kindle lock screen is something more than a decade ago users are suing, and it has been a reason that many users have made jailbreaking en su 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 running firmware 5.13.5 will be able to display book covers in your e-reader.
What covers will it show? According to the sources of the Good e-Reader site, it will show the e-book that is currently being read. It works with content purchased from Amazon, but also side-loaded e-books.
Kindle Amazon firmware 5.13.5
You can check if the function is activated 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’s checked. If you have the version 5.13.5 and you still don’t see the option, try restarting your Kindle and it should appear once the restart sequence has finished.
Will e-book covers work with people who own the Special Offers Edition of the Kindle? This is a program where you can buy a new e-reader and save money, and in which Amazon displays ads on the home and lock screens. It remains to be seen if the facades on the idle screen will work on these models or if you have to pay the $ 20 to remove the Special Offers.
Apparently, Amazon is slowly pushing the update of the covers in the international markets in the first place; At the time of publication, people in India, Mexico, and other countries have found it to work. It’s only a matter of time before the feature is available in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, or Europe.