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Changing Kindle Screensaver

These instructions came from http://kindlerama.com/how-to-add-new-screensaver-images-to-your-kindle

In case the site goes down, basically:

  1. Create a new directory on the top level of your Kindle and name it pictures, and within that directory create another directory name anything you want (e.g., “pictures/My Pictures”)
  2. Add images to that directory, then unmount the Kindle.
  3. Go to Home Screen and press ALT+Z to create a new book out of “My Pictures.” Note that it will appear at the END of your list of books, for some reason.
  4. Open book, then press F to go into full-screen mode.
  5. For each image you want to turn into a screensaver, press ALT+SHIFT+0 (zero).
  6. You can delete the “My Pictures” book and directory when finished–it won’t affect the screensaver images.
To delete the images you made as screensaver images:
1. Attach the Kindle to a computer using the USB cord.
2. Using Windows Explorer (or whatever you use to see individual files/folders) , go to your Kindle drive under My
Computer.
3. If you see a folder called system, skip this step. If you don't see the system folder, click on the Tools menu &
then Folder Options. Go to the View tab, and look at the Advanced Settings. Under Hidden Files and Folders, select
Show Hidden Files and Folders. Click Apply, then OK. You should now see a system folder.
4. Under the system folder, you'll see a screen_saver folder. Delete all the files that are in that folder.
5. After you disconnect from the USB, you may see your last custom screensaver one more time, but after that it
will revert back to the pre-loaded Kindle screensaver images.

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