Aug 19, 2020 If you still keep the packing box of your Kindle device, you can find the printed Kindle Serial Number (16 digital codes) on the outside of the box. On early models (Kindle 1, Kindle 2 & DX), it is also physically visible on the back of the device itself. Go to the Kindle's home screen. Mac & Apple Devices - EveryMac.com's Ultimate Mac Lookup. Lookup Mac, iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV and other Apple devices by Apple Order Number, Model Number, EMC Number, Model Identifier, and Serial Number as well as Intel processor number to check its specs and other details. Mar 17, 2016 Method 1: If you still keep the box when you receive it, search then you will find the KSN. Method 2: If not, click on screen menu button - Settings - tap menu again - Device Info, then you will see 'Serial Number'. Aug 11, 2018 Tip: If you want to quickly identify your Kindle Model number then Press Ctrl+F (Windows) or CMD+F (MAC) and type first 4 characters of your Kindle serial number in the search box.
With Kindle Serial Number (KSN), you can confirm which Kindle model you have. Actually, Kindle Serial Number is useful in many other cases. If you are a Kindle newbie, you certainly don’t know how to find the KSN info, so today I will show you three easy methods to find Kindle Serial Number.
1. Three Ways to Find Kindle Serial Number
There are three easy ways to find the Kindle Serial Number. You can watch the following video first.
Method 1. Find KSN info on the packing box
If you still keep the packing box of your Kindle device, you can find the printed Kindle Serial Number (16 digital codes) on the outside of the box. On early models (Kindle 1, Kindle 2 & DX), it is also physically visible on the back of the device itself.
Method 2. Go to the Kindle's home screen
If you have the Kindle device on hand at the time, you can open your Kindle, go to the home screen and click Home>>Settings>>Device Options>>Device Info. Then you will see the Kindle Serial Number.
Method 3. Go to the Amazon website
When the packing box is missing, your Kindle won't turn on or the screen is broken, you cannot get the Kindle Serial Number through the above 2 methods. But you can still go the Amazon website page--Manage Your Content and Devices. There you will find the Kindle Serial Number under the 'Devices' tab as long as your Kindle device is registered with your Amazon account.
2. What Can Kindle Serial Number Be Used for
1. To identify Kindle Model
Over the years, Amazon has released many Kindle devices and many of them look similar in design. Madness realism mod. Sometimes it'll be difficult for us to answer the question 'which Kindle do I have'. Actually, Kindle Serial Number can help you identify the Kindle model or specific generation with the first four characters. Use this list and match it to the first four or six characters of your Kindle serial number;
2. To decrypt and convert Kindle books with free/online Kindle DRM removal tool
If you have ever tried to use some free or online Kindle DRM removal tool, such as Calibre, to decrypt your Kindle books, you'll find that most of them require you to input the Kindle Serial Number since they need the KSN to generate the decrypting keys.
If you are looking for a much easier way to remove Kindle DRM or convert Kindle books without inputting Kindle Serial Number manually by yourself, you can simply plug your Kindle device to your computer and download your Kindle books from the Amazon website. Epubor Ultimate will automatically detect the KSN automatically and you don't need to input it manually. For more details, you can read the full guide on How to Remove Kindle DRM with a Kindle E-ink Devices.
Or you can also decrypt and convert Kindle Books downloaded via Kindle for PC/Mac with Epubor Ultimate.
3. To find lost Kindle
It can be a severe headache if we lost our Kindle device. But if we know the Kindle Serial Number, we can contact Amazon Customer Service to mark our Kindle as lost and it's even possible for us to find the lost Kindle.
4. To downgrade Kindle firmware
I have heard that many people want to downgrade their Kindle firmware for all kinds of reasons. If you have this thought in mind, please make sure that your Kindle Serial Number is suited with the specific firmware before downgrading your Kindle device. If you install the wrong firmware, your Kindle device may turn into a brick. To keep this from happening, to find the Kindle Serial Number becomes a very essential part before you downgrade the Kindle firmware.
5. To jailbreak Kindle devices
Jailbreaking is the process of removing the limitations put in place by a device’s manufacturer. After jailbreaking, we can easily personalize our device and add some new features which the native system doesn't have. Besides the Android/iOS device, you can still jailbreak your Kindle e-ink device if the Kindle Serial Number of your device is included in this table that can be jailbroken. If you want to get more detailed information, you can read How to Jailbreak Kindle Paperwhite.
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When to use Kindle Serial Number?
If you have an E-Ink Kindle device, like Kindle Touch, Kindle Paperwhite, etc., and the books you want to decrypt are directly transferred from the E-Ink Kindle device, then you can use the Kindle's Serial Number for removing DRM.
Notice: If your books are synced via Kindle for PC/Mac, do NOT input any Kindle Serial Number or PID for removing DRM, which would cause the failure.
1. Find the serial number of your Kindle device
Open web browser and visit Amazon official site then login, navigate to 'Manage Your Kindle' page.
Look at the left column and find 'Manage Your Devices', click it you will see all your registered Kindle devices and apps in the main part of the web page.
Choose the correct device which you export the Kindle books from then you can get the details below, including device type and serial number. This is what we need.
2. Use Kindle's Serial Number to remove DRM
Here is the key-step, don't directly load books into the program, instead please click 'Quick Settings' at first and you will see the information below.
Click 'Use Kindle Serial Number (or PIDs)' and input your Kindle's serial number in the blank, we've already got the number in step 2. And please delete the space between each group of digits.
3. Load Kindle books into the program
You can directly load books from Kindle's storage drive. The safer way is copy the books to local hard drive at first, then load them into the software.
Once the books are loaded, they will be decrypted automatically.
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