It’s fun and relatively easy to replace the default sleep screen images on your Kindle — not only can you better customize it to match your tastes, but if you’re into functionality you can swap in images that display calendars, to-do lists and keyboard shortcuts.
However, Amazon doesn’t enable this capability on factory-fresh Kindles, so if you want to do it, you’ll have to apply a reversible operating system hack.
Some Advice On Making Screensaver Images
- A beginner’s guide to making custom screensaver images
- Use virtual bookplates to help recover a lost Kindle
Where To Find Other Free Screensaver Images
Image requests? Contact me and I’ll see what I can do — the Poe, Austen and “Watership Down” screens were all suggested by readers.