Amazon’s Kindle Fire receives 6.3.1 update, adds more parental controls

Amazon is pushing out a new update to the Kindle Fire with firmware version 6.3.1 bringing additional parental controls. You will now be able to password-protect your purchases, disable access to some content libraries and even block your kids from using the Silk browser.

We have a new, free software update available for Kindle Fire. This update brings additional parental controls to Kindle Fire, including the ability to password-protect purchases, disable access to specific content libraries, and block access to the Silk web browser. As with all software updates, these new features will be delivered automatically to your Kindle Fire.

This isn’t a major update but it will surely help a lot of parents out there protect their children from accessing content that they see as inappropriate. If you have a Kindle Fire, keep your eyes peeled for that prompt to install the 6.3.1 update. Have you updated yours yet?

via Amazon