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Digital Resources: Kindles

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Kindle Hidden menus

Swipe down from top for general menu Touch the keypad to get rid of the keyboard on your screen Swipe right from the right side of the device when playing a game or using an app to get the "home" hidden menu

*While some of the newer Kindles run Android, all the Kindle information will be listed on this page. 

Types of Kindles

Go to Settings > Device Options to find your type and version of Kindle.

Model/Version A few key traits:
Kindle 2: B002, B003 6" screen (diagonally)
Kindle DX: B004, B005, B009 9.7" screen; supports PDF files
Kindle 4: B00E, B023, 9023 5 way controller
Kindle 5: B012 5 way controller
Kindle Paperwhite (2012): B024, B01B, B01C, B01D, B01F built-in, adjustable light
Kindle Paperwhite (2013): B0D4 or 90D4 built-in, adjustable light

Kindle Touch: B00F, B010, B011

Kindle Fire (2011): D01E runs on an Android 2.3-based operating system
Kindle Fire (2012): D026 runs on an Android 4.0-based operating system
Kindle Fire HD 7(2012): D025 and D059 micro HDMI connections, front-facing camera
Kindle Fire HD 7(2013): 00D3 and 00D2 micro HDMI connections, headphone and charging ports on bottom of device, no front-facing camera
Kindle Fire HD 8.9: B0C9, B0CA, B0CB, and B0CC micro HDMI connections, front-facing camera
Kindle Fire HDX 7: D0FB, 00FB, 00FC, 0072, 00FD, 00FE, 0073, 006C, 006D, 006E smaller than Kindle HD, rear-facing camera

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9: 0018, 0057, 005E, 00F3, 0019, 0058, 007D, 007E, 007F

newest version

First Things First

Kindle Info.

Kindle Tech Support for all Versions

Kindle Diagrams

Kindle DX 

Kindle Touch
Kindle 4
Kindle Fire HDX  


Now You Know

Kindle Fun Facts

  • Kindle was launched in Nov. 2007 and sold out in 6 hours
  • 50% of American adults own a Kindle
  • Kindle is the most popular e-reader, beating the Nook and iPad
  • Kindle store features over 810,000 books

Facts from Ebook Friendly

Kindle through the Years

From Fire-Extension

Kindle icons

Categorization of Kindles

Kindle E-Readers

  • Kindle-1st gen
  • Kindle-2nd gen
  • Kindle DX
  • Kindle Keyboard
  • Kindle Touch
  • Kindle-5th gen
  • Kindle-7th gen
  • Kindle Paperwhite (5th, 6th, and 7th gen)
  • Kindle Voyage
  • Kindle-8th gen
  • Kindle Oasis

Kindle Fire Tablets

  • Kindle Fire (1st and 2nd gen.)
  • Kindle Fire HD (7" and 8.9')
  • Kindle Fire HD-3rd gen.
  • Kindle Fire HDX (and HDX 8.9")
  • Fire HD 6
  • Fire HD 7
  • Fire HDX 8.9
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