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    Default Kindle Fire 6.3 update is live

    Official Amazon link with what's new:

    Amazon.com Help: Kindle Fire Software Update



    XDA already has it rooted:

    Kindle Fire 6.3 root - xda-developers


    enjoy
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    Default Re: Kindle Fire 6.3 update is live

    Ha! Just beat me to posting this! I waited until I'd DLed the file before coming here.
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    Default Re: Kindle Fire 6.3 update is live

    I've liked the new reading format for the web so far. I was really hoping for something that would make the carousel optional, but while dreaming, I'd really like a Ferrari too.

    The nice thing about Android, don't like it, you can always change it!
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    Default Re: Kindle Fire 6.3 update is live

    I can't update my kindle to 6.3.. Help.. The update your kindle button it Grey.
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    Quote Originally Posted by a112883s View Post
    I can't update my kindle to 6.3.. Help.. The update your kindle button it Grey.
    Put it on charger if not fully charged and do a restart. It might restart itself as it hits lock screen. It might have downloaded the update in background. Mine did just as I was pushing file from my laptop. I had to go in and delete file after update processed. Wish they would use notifications to let us know if it's downloading update in background.

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    Default Re: Kindle Fire 6.3 update is live

    After I downloaded the file, I had to move it to Kindleupdates before my Update button was active. When I downloaded it, it was in the Download folder.
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    Default Re: Kindle Fire 6.3 update is live

    I got it but what was updated.. I did not see anything different.. .
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    Default Re: Kindle Fire 6.3 update is live

    It is pretty minor stuff. I have to admit, I was pretty excited to see it loaded, and then like you, just kinda like, meh.
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    Default Re: Kindle Fire 6.3 update is live

    Quote Originally Posted by a112883s View Post
    I can't update my kindle to 6.3.. Help.. The update your kindle button it Grey.
    Make sure to press the 'Sync' button from the menu and then put the Fire in sleep mode. Once I did that he update began to download. Not very intuitive, but that's how I did it.
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    Default Re: Kindle Fire 6.3 update is live

    Best enhancement: the brightness control actually works now. Previously the screen would dim down to about 50% on the slider but no more resulting in a screen that's way too bright in a dimly lit or dark room. The slider now is effective through all its travel AND the screen's lowest brightness setting is much more appropriate for viewing in the dark.

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