General settings enable you to turn auto-update on/off and update to the latest software. Here you can also find your account details and you can log in to your account to transfer files between your connected apps.
Some airlines are strict when it comes to flight mode, and it is not necessarily sufficient to show that Wi-Fi is turned off. You can find the flight mode in device settings. There will be an icon on the home screen when flight mode is enabled.
Connect your device to a reMarkable account to import documents and ebooks onto your device via the reMarkable cloud.
If you did not connect to your account in the setup process you can do this manually under account settings. You must be connected to Wi-Fi to be able to connect.
How to connect your device to your account:
- Create a new account or log in to an existing reMarkable account on my.remarkable.com on a mobile or desktop device.
- Get a one-time code and enter it on your reMarkable device.
- You are now connected to the reMarkable cloud.
You can log out of your account at any time by tapping Log out.
Note that your account can only be connected to one device at the time.
Many users have requested a safe way to ensure that they have deleted all the content on their device. This functionality is an easy step-by-step process that can be found in Account settings.
By doing a Factory reset all your files and settings on your reMarkable will be erased. If you log back in with a one time code, all the files that are synced to the cloud will be synchronized and made available again. After the Factory reset is done, the reMarkable will start up with the Setup and onboarding procedures. NB: Like with any other operating system, we cannot assure that files are erased permanently as all files can be restored by using specialized tools for restoring deleted files.
Software informs you of which version of the operating system you have and enables you to download the latest version. You can find which version your device is running by tapping Menu, then Settings, and looking under Device.
How to update to the latest version:
- Tap under Software
- Tap Check for updates to see if there are any new versions available. Make sure you are connected to Wi-Fi.
- Tap Download version to update to a new version.
- When the download is finished, click Restart device to complete the update.
Note: Your device is by default set to auto-update, which is recommended for you to always have the latest updates and the newest functionality. With this enabled you will get a notification on the home screen to restart the device when a new version has been downloaded. You can turn auto-update off by pressing the on/off switch.
Note: This article applies to devices running software 2.3 or newer. For information on how to update your reMarkable, head here.