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.
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 BN.com 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 the Nook Color still supported?
Notice for NOOK Color and NOOK Tablet owners: As of March 15, 2016, Barnes & Noble no longer supporting these older NOOK tablets and the B&N app store was closed. This means NOOK Color and NOOK Tablet owners will no longer be able to download or update the OverDrive or Cloud Library apps.
Can a nook be updated?
Barnes & Noble is providing a free software update for NOOK® HD devices that provides important system enhancements. The software update will be automatically downloaded to devices that are registered and connected to Wi-Fi®, beginning January 14th and over the coming weeks.
Why has my nook stopped working?
Press the power button again for 2 seconds to turn on your NOOK. If the device does not power on, press and hold the power button and the NOOK button at the same time for 20 seconds. 6. If your NOOK does not power on after charging, it is recommended to attempt charging using another outlet and USB cable.
Is Barnes and Noble getting rid of Nook?
Barnes and Noble is officially not prioritizing the Nook anymore. The company has announced that in the past three months hardware digital sales fell 8.6%, to $25.3 million. For example, at the front of the store, we are removing NOOK fixtures that were once required to serve a larger business.
Why was nook color discontinued?
Barnes and Noble decided to discontinue this device for two reasons. Firstly the original Nook came out in 2009 and many users have switched to a different e-reader. The second is primarily due to B&N implementing new security standards, known as Transport Layer Security (TLS).