How to Reset Kindle Series 1 or 2 to Factory Settings

Your Kindle series 1 or 2 crashed or selling your Kindle and need to remove your ebooks and settings? Do a factory reset in a few easy steps.

Update: For information on resetting Kindle 3 or Kindle DX please read this post.

The first Generations of Amazon's popular ebook reader Kindle 1 and 2 had some firmware issues that cause the device to be buggy. Unfortunately resetting your kindle series 1 or 2 may be the only way to get them back to operational condition. Follow the instruction below to perform a factory reset in a few easy steps.

How to Reset Kindle 2

Resetting Kindle 2 is easy, all you need to do is follow 3 steps below:

How to Reset Kindle 1

Reseting Kindle 1 is a bit more complicated than Kindle 2 or 3. Follow the steps outlined below: