tolino software update 12.2. improves user friendliness

The new software update for the tolino eReader scores with user friendliness: The left-handed mode, a simplified use of public online libraries and much more makes reading even more fun!

On Wednesday the 27th of March the software update 12.2. for the tolino epos started. The update provides an even better reading experience with the tolino eReaders. It includes, among other things, a mode for left-handers and advanced gesture control. In addition, you can now easily personalize your sleep screen by showing your last read book or a personal image.


The left-handed mode and the individual sleep screens are already familiar to the tolino shine 3 customers; with the current update, they will also be available on all other eReaders from the tolino family in the future. During April, all tolino eReaders will be equipped with the new software version.*


In addition, the use of the public online libraries will be even easier in the future: With the new software version, the tolino eReaders are now LCP-certified, thus tapping into a new open standard for encryption. In this way the lending of eBooks is possible without the additional Adobe DRM.


The new eReader update has a very special feature for the tolino epos:

The new tolino software version for the 7.8-inch eReader includes a magnification mode for readers with limited ability to see. By enlarging the menu, controls and books in your library, you can optimize your tolino eReader to your needs. In addition, the selectable font sizes are optimized for a larger display.


All features of the new software update for the tolino eReader at a glance:

  • Individual adaptation of the sleep screen
  • Magnification mode (only tolino epos)
  • LCP certification as open encryption (e.g. for Onleihe Germany)
  • logout option
  • Deletion of the browser history



For an automatic update, simply connect your tolino eReader to the Internet. Of course, a manual installation is possible. Simply follow the instructions in our service area.




* The tolino shine (1st generation) is excluded from this update. Instead, there is a mandatory update for the tolino shine. More information can be found here.