How Do You Change Your Kindle's Language Setting to Spanish?

Change a Kindle's preset language to Spanish by accessing the Language setting on second generation Kindle Paperwhite devices and selecting "Espanol" from the list of options. Owners of first generation Kindle Paperwhite electronic book readers can also change from one language to Spanish by going to the Language and Dictionaries setting and choosing "Espanol" from the list of languages.

Amazon manufactures and markets the Kindle line of portable e-book readers, which include the Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire. As of 2015, these devices are programmed in 11 languages, including American and British English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, French and French Canadian. Switching from one language to Spanish on a second generation Kindle Paperwhite only requires a few steps to complete.

  1. Access main settings
  2. Tap the Settings button on the home screen menu. Tap the arrow beside Device Options.

  3. Change the language to Spanish
  4. Tap Language and Dictionaries and then Language. Select "Espanol" from the list of languages and tap OK to complete the process.

The Kindle Fire device users a slightly different interface than the Paperwhite. To configure the language to Spanish, follow the instructions provided below.

  1. Open the notification bar
  2. Slide down from the upper portion of the screen to access the notification bar. Tap the More icon found on the top-right corner of the screen.

  3. Change the language to Spanish
  4. Tap Language & Keyboard under the Settings header and then tap Device Language. Select "Espanol" from the options and tap OK to enable the change.