Some Kindle e-readers can now show your current book as a lock screen

Categorize this one under a feature the Kindle probably should have had since launch, but Amazon is now adding an option that lets you set the cover of the book you’re currently reading as the lock screen wallpaper. The company is rolling out the feature to Kindle owners around the world and says it supports the covers of most books, magazines, comics, and manga.

As long as you have a non-ad device, Display Cover is available on Kindle 8th & 10th Generation, Paperwhite 7th & 10th Generation, Oasis 8th, 9th & 10th Generation, and Voyage 7th Generation. If you’re not sure if your Kindle is compatible, Amazon has a handy list on their website. Either way, you’ll find the new option in your Kindle’s settings menu, with a “Show Cover” button toggling the feature on. We will also note here that you can pay $ 20 to remove ads from your device’s lock screen.

Of course, whether or not the feature is enabled will depend on what you’re reading right now. If you want to show the world your love for David Foster Wallace then by all means show they are working through Infinite is. But some people might prefer to hide the fact that they are reading a novel like Fifty shades of Grey.

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