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Old 07-26-2010, 03:00 PM   #106
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Old 07-30-2010, 08:50 AM   #107
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Here's how to do your own... I didn't discover this, just re-posting for your convenience:

1. Attach the Kindle to a computer using the USB cord.
2. Using Windows Explorer (or whatever you use to see individual files/folders) , you should see a new drive called Kindle under My Computer. Go to that drive. (Or if you have an SD card in your Kindle, you can go to the SD drive.)
3. Create a new folder called “pictures” and a subfolder called “screensavers” under it. Make sure both folder names are all lowercase.
4. Copy your image files into the screensavers folder. Your pictures should be 600×800 pixels and black & white. I’ve only used .jpg files. [[Note: I've used .png files as well]]
5. After copying is complete & it is safe, remove the Kindle from the USB connection.
6. Go to your Home menu and press alt-z. This will create a new book called “screensavers” . Open it. You’ll see each of your pictures. You can advance through them with the prev. page and next page buttons. [[Note: The new book will appear at the END of your book list]]
7. While viewing your pictures, look at the bottom of the Kindle screen. If you see your battery indicator & Menu prompt, press alt-F to go into Full Screen mode.
8. On each photo, press alt-shift-0 (i.e., alt-shift-zero) . After a brief delay, you’ll get a message that your picture has been exported as screensaver. Click Close on the message.
9. Navigate to each of the pictures you want to use and repeat the above step.
10. When you’ve got all your pictures loaded, test them by going into & out of sleep mode. Alt-aA (i.e., alt-font size button) puts it to sleep & wakes it up again. Each time it sleeps, it should use a different image. If you see the same image all the time, relook at Step 3.

If you want to get rid of your custom screen savers, follow these steps:

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.
Is this official way ?

I tried it, it's good, but I used this method:
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...&postcount=150

with kindle-2.5-screensaver-hack-0.4

It's more better, and you can delete the original screensaver photos provided with Kindle OS when you use it.
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Old 09-22-2010, 05:52 PM   #108
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Hack and works
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Old 09-24-2010, 09:50 PM   #109
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OK, new K3 user here. I can't seem to enter "Alt-Shift-0" on my keyboard. I'm viewing the pictures full screen, but there's no "0" (zero) key on the K3. I've tried the "p" key which is the zero when (with alt) when entering text, but doesn't seem to be working here.

What am I doing wrong?

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Old 09-25-2010, 12:46 AM   #110
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OK, new K3 user here. I can't seem to enter "Alt-Shift-0" on my keyboard. I'm viewing the pictures full screen, but there's no "0" (zero) key on the K3. I've tried the "p" key which is the zero when (with alt) when entering text, but doesn't seem to be working here.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks!
It seems you're trying to follow directions for the Kindle 1 Screen Saver Hack instead of the hack for Kindle 3.
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Old 09-25-2010, 12:02 PM   #111
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It seems you're trying to follow directions for the Kindle 1 Screen Saver Hack instead of the hack for Kindle 3.
Thanks, I figured that out after reading a few more posts. Appreciate the response though...
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Old 11-25-2011, 06:57 PM   #112
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ok i have a kindle 1 and I did everything up to where you press alt shift 0, my kindle doesnt have a 0 button?
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Old 01-02-2012, 12:49 PM   #113
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okay, so i followed all ur directions up to number 8, but on my kindle there is no 0 (zero) key, am i still able to do this or am i just being dumb and missing something obvious?
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Old 01-03-2012, 10:45 AM   #114
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Hi Hurley,

what version of Kindle do you have? That list only works for 1. For 2 and 3, please check out this link, for Kindle Touch please check out this thread, for the Kindle 4 no touch, please be patient! The geniuses on this forum (Yifanlu, Geekmaster, etc...) are working on it :-)

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Old 02-02-2012, 03:28 AM   #115
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Really appreciate your screensaver changer Kubizo!!! I sort of understand that it is some sort of jailbreak, but I suppose that it doesn't actually act as a jailbreak for any other purposes, does it?
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Old 03-09-2012, 05:00 PM   #116
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Hi Stephen, my apologies for the very delayed reply!

Yes, it does jailbreak the Kindle. After you used the Kubizo Screensaver Changer, you can install the font hack, all the hacks you want, without jailbreaking it again.

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Old 01-12-2013, 09:30 PM   #117
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No matter what I do - I can't see the 'system' folder and so can't make any changes (
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