Very Easy - Pictures
Wouldn't it be great to view pictures on your Kindle? Well? OK - pictures, perhaps not so much - but comics? Yes please!
For best results, image files should be the same resolution as the Kindle. 600px * 800px - and grey-scale.
Let's use the XKCD comics - mostly because they're already the right size and mostly in black and white. And they're awesome.
This hack can be done in under 30 seconds.
- Plug you Kindle into your computer using the USB cable.
- In the root folder, create a new folder called "pictures"
- In the new folder, create another folder called "XKCD"
- Copy the pictures into the XKCD folder.
- Eject the Kindle & unplug it.
- From the Kindle home screen, press ALT and Z at the same time.
- The screen will now show an XKCD book. You can scroll through the pages using the normal page scroll buttons.
- You can also change the size of the pictures.
Very Easy - Screenshots
Hold down ALT, SHIFT, G, at the same time. Done.
The .gif files are stored in your documents folder.
Very Easy - Diagnostic Information
To get this diagnostic information do the following.
- Turn the Kindle on and unlock it.
- Press Menu
- Press Settings
- Hold down the Alt key
- While holding down Alt, type Y Q Q
- Ta da!
Easy - Jail Breaking and Screensavers
These are fairly easy hacks. Copy a file onto your Kindle and hit update.
For up todate files and instructions, visit the MobileRead Wiki on Kindle Jailbreaking.
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