The File Extensions Database

.DEVICESALT File Extension

  • Developer by: Barnes & Noble
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DEVICESALT file?

.DEVICESALT is NOOK Device Salt File

File found on NOOK eReader devices; likely used for device security, since a "salt" is a cryptography technique used for password authentication; has no filename prefix since it is named .devicesalt.

You can see the .devicesalt file by connecting the Nook to a PC and opening the mounted drive with Windows Explorer. Windows Explorer will not allow you to open the file, but it will let you see it.

Programs that open NOOK Device Salt File
Microsoft File Explorer

How to solve problems with DEVICESALT files

  • Associate the DEVICESALT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DEVICESALT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DEVICESALT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DEVICESALT file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .DEVICESALT is NOOK Device Salt File. Because only the current version supports the latest DEVICESALT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Barnes & Noble manufacturer website after an available .DEVICESALT is NOOK Device Salt File update.
  • To make sure that your DEVICESALT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.