Free Screens

Updated: 19 February 2011

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.

To Enable Screensaver Images On Your Kindle

Some Advice On Making Screensaver Images

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.


Miscellaneous – Weird & Creepy

Download the .zip file for these images (618 KB)

Movie Posters

Download the .zip file for these images (1.3 MB) Thanks to Pete G.!

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