Software updates for the tolino shine at a glance

The current software version for the tolino shine eReader is version 10.5.0; it provides you with the latest features and functionalities. In order to actually make use of the full range of product innovations described on the product page, we recommend that you update your tolino shine to the latest software version – you can download it here. To check which version you are currently using on your tolino you can access the device information of your eReader via the Settings menu. The current software version of your eReader is displayed there. We recommend that you use our automatic software updates directly on your tolino shine. To do so, simply connect your tolino to the Internet via WLAN and follow the instructions on the screen.


Your current software version Note*
10.5.0 Your version is up to date
1.2.0 to 10.1.0 Update will be directly to version 10.5.0 download
1.1.6 All previous software versions will be updated to version 1.2.5 download
to 1.1.4 All previous software versions will be updated to version 1.2.4. download

*Please note: You may only be able to install software version 10.5.0 on your tolino shine if you have previously updated your device to version 1.2.0 or higher. If you are unsure, please contact your tolino partner’s customer service or use the automatic updates for your tolino shine by connecting your eReader to the Internet via its WLAN interface. If software updates are available for your eReader, they will be automatically displayed on the device.

Instructions: Manual update on your tolino shine

To perform a software update on your tolino shine without WLAN access, please follow these short three-step instructions:

  1. Click "Download" in the software overview and save the file "" to your desktop. Please note that the file will only be detected as an update file by your tolino if it is named "". Please rename the file locally on your computer if version numbers have been appended here (e.g.
  2. Connect your tolino shine to your computer with the supplied USB cable and open the eReader directory view under "MY TOLINO" in your computer's file explorer.
  3. Copy the file "" from your desktop or individual storage location directly to the main directory (with a software version below  1.4, please copy the update file to the "extsd"  subdirectory of your eReader) and then disconnect the USB link by ejecting the tolino from your computer. Please wait approx. 10 seconds until the update has been processed on the eReader, then restart your device by sliding and holding the on/off switch for approx. 2 seconds. As soon as the context menu appears, please confirm with "Restart" – the update will now be automatically installed.