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Old 04-10-2015, 10:19 AM   #1
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Word wise only available on last modle ,such as pw2,kindle7 ,voyage.Is there any possible to use word wise on pw1?
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Word wise only available on last modle ,such as pw2,kindle7 ,voyage.Is there any possible to use word wise on pw1?
No. WordWise requires a Kindle Language Layer database (kll.en.en.klld) that Amazon introduced with the 5.6.x firmware, which is not available for PW1 Kindles.
I.e., unless Amazon releases another PW1 update you're out of luck.
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Old 04-11-2015, 08:29 AM   #3
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No. WordWise requires a Kindle Language Layer database (kll.en.en.klld) that Amazon introduced with the 5.6.x firmware, which is not available for PW1 Kindles.
I.e., unless Amazon releases another PW1 update you're out of luck.
I think it's hopeless with it, Amazon always forget old models while lastest models released.. K3\4\Ts never get firmware updating after Amazon announced paperwhite, now it comes to pw1.:/
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Old 04-12-2015, 10:01 AM   #4
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I think it's hopeless with it, Amazon always forget old models while lastest models released.. K3\4\Ts never get firmware updating after Amazon announced paperwhite, now it comes to pw1.:/
You have a very short memory. Both the Kindle Touch and the Kindle 3 received significant firmware upgrades after the release of the PW.
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Old 04-12-2015, 01:14 PM   #5
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It is, however, true that Amazon typically only provides one or two significant firmware upgrades for devices that have already been surpassed by multiple new models -- the PW1 and Touch are both far enough in the past that you can be quite confident Amazon will no longer backport new features to these old models.
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Old 04-13-2015, 09:08 AM   #6
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@gebederry: BTW, Amazon added Word Wise to the latest version of the Android Kindle app (4.11.0). However, it's of limited value, since it won't work with side-loaded books.
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Old 04-14-2015, 05:10 PM   #7
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I was also wondering and asked on Kindle support chat. The response I got is as follows:

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04:33 AM PDT Shiela: I've checked on this and found that at this time Word Wise is not available yet on the 1st generation Kindle Paperwhite and we are not sure when it will be going to be available. No worries, I've successfully forwarded this to our Kindle Team so they can check on it. Who knows, this may be included on the next software update.
04:34 AM PDT Krzysiek: Ok, great :). And do you maybe know when next update is planned?
04:35 AM PDT Shiela: We don't have that information yet. Here is what I can do though, I can make a personal follow up on this and once the next software update is available and Word Wise is included on it, I will let you know. Alright? (...)
So there's still hope :)

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Old 04-21-2015, 12:44 AM   #8
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@Doitsu THX for the info.I've updated k4android to the lastest version, WW quite useful for me
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I was also wondering and asked on Kindle support chat. The response I got is as follows:



So there's still hope
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Old 06-26-2015, 11:51 AM   #10
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Thank thee, Amazon!
PW1 got the word wise feature with the lastest 5.6.1.1 firmware.
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Old 06-26-2015, 11:58 AM   #11
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Thank thee, Amazon!
PW1 got the word wise feature with the lastest 5.6.1.1 firmware.
Doesn't this rather contradict the criticism of Amazon you made earlier in the thread in which you claimed that they never provide updates for older devices?

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Word Wise is available for 1st gen PW

Word Wise comes w/ 5.6.1.1 update. Be careful before updating though. It breaks up to date jailbreak-1.14, and thus usbnet-0.18 installations, which seem to be impossible to recover.
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It breaks up to date jailbreak-1.14, and thus usbnet-0.18 installations, which seem to be impossible to recover.
You might be able to recover the jailbreak. If it works, you'll need to reinstall all .bin files with the MobileRead Package Installer.

If it doesn't work, ask for assistance in the Jailbreak thread.

PW1 users who haven't installed the latest firmware are strongly advised to install the latest jailbreak on top of the existing jailbreak before updating the firmware.

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@oumlaut -- Did you say it breaks the 1.14 jailbreak? JB v1.13 includes Gandalf for elevating to root on the 5.6.x firmware, do you mean there is another problem???


Also, discussion thread: https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=262200
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You might be able to recover the jailbreak.
Although I already had the most up to date version of the JailBreak, I gave the hotfix a try just to receive an "Update Error".

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If it doesn't work, ask for assistance in the Jailbreak thread.
I posted to that thread already to inform NiLuJe.

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PW1 users who haven't installed the latest firmware are strongly advised to install the latest jailbreak on top of the existing jailbreak before updating the firmware.
Do not install the new firmware at all until a further announcement is made by NiLuJe.
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