Thursday, October 13, 2016

Kindle Users: Quick and Easy Tips On How To Add Photos To Your Kindle

If you use the Amazon Kindle I or II Tablet, you can add your own images on your device. Okay, here's what you need to do to get started. Simply, follow these quick tips to add your personal images to your Kindle. Keep in mind, the bookplate screensavers size should be 800 x 600 pixels. And the inside book images maximum size is 550 x 450 pixels. Your images should be no larger than 64KB. Also, don't forget to convert your color images into greyscale, and save them as GIF or JPG image files.

Step 1:

Connect the USB cord that came with your Kindle Tablet, into an open USB port on your computer. Double-click “Computer” on your desktop and look for a new drive called “Kindle” under “Devices under Removable Storage.” Click on the name of the drive and select the “New Folder” option from the menu bar.

Step 2:

Rename the folder “pictures” and create a subfolder under it and name the new folder “screensavers.” Make certain that you use lowercase letters when naming the folders. Copy all of the image files that you want to use to the “screensavers” folder. Unplug your Kindle Tablet from your computer.

Step 3:

Go to the “Home” menu on your Kindle Tablet and press “Alt” + “Z” keys to create a new book called “screensavers.” Open the file and check to see if all of your images were transferred. Use the “prev. page” and “next page” buttons to preview your images.

Step 4:

Look for the battery indicator and menu prompt at the bottom of the display screen. Press the “Alt” + “F” keys to enter “Full Screen” mode. While you are viewing an image, press the keys, “Alt” + “SHIFT” + “0” (the number zero). In a few seconds, you will see a messages that says, your image has been exported as screensaver. Click on the message box to close it.

Step 5:

Continue navigating through your images and repeating the above step to export your images as screensavers. After you have all of your images loaded on the ebook reader, test them by entering “Sleep” mode.

Step 6:

Press the “Alt” + “aA” keys to put the ebook reader into sleep mode. Each time the Kindle Tablet goes goes to sleep and wakes up again, a different image will be displayed on the screen. To wake up the ebook reader, press the same key combinations again.


Edit your color images by converting them to greyscale, or black and white. Use the high-contrast feature on your graphical image program to boost the resolution on each image.

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