Question: How Do I Manually Update My Nook?

From your computer’s web browser navigate to

Clicking Software Update on the specific NOOK you wish to update will take you to the update page for your device.

Follow the instructions to download the update file.

Click Get update Today and select the Click here link to begin your download.

How do I update my Nook?

Get Version 1.7 Today

  • Tap Settings on your NOOK’s Home menu and make sure your NOOK battery charge is at 20% or more.
  • Connect your NOOK to your computer using the USB cable that came with your NOOK.
  • Click the link above to download and save the software update to your computer.

How do I manually update my Nook Color?



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How do you force restart a Nook?

Press and hold the “Power” button for approximately 20 seconds to force the Nook to turn off. To turn if off normally, hold the “Power” button for just five seconds. Press and hold the “Power” button for at least two seconds to reboot the Nook.

Is Nook being discontinued?

The Barnes and Noble Nook first generation e-reader is officially discontinued today. Customers are now unable to purchase new content, register with a account, or sign in using a NOOK account. Users will still have access to their purchased content and are able to continue sideloading ebooks.

Is my nook obsolete?

Barnes and Noble has announced that the vast majority of their e-readers are not going to work after June 29th, 2018. You will not be able to make any purchases, or download and manage your NOOK Content from your NOOK Device unless you download a mandatory security update.