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Questions tagged [kindle]

Refer to e-readers, devices enable users to browse, buy, download and read e-books, newspapers, magazines and other digital media.

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Kindle iOS app - how to bulk delete personal documents

Is there a way to bulk delete "personal documents" from the Kindle iOS app? They don't appear under the app folder in itunes when the phone is plugged in to a computer and my web searches have been ...
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Retrieve iPad content saved on device (in Kindle app)

I have an older iPad Air, that has the Kindle app. Over the past 3 years I downloaded a number of books - most NOT from amazon. I have books from different sites, that may not exist anymore - or ...
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MacOS and Kindle file Location Changed? [duplicate]

MacOS Kindle version 1.12.0 no longer seems to keep downloaded books in the My Kindle Library location, no new files are showing up there. Does anyone know where they are being stored now? Without ...
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Speed reading on iPad

I want to speed read on I pad. I have Kindle app and iBooks installed. In order to do that I need to split the screen by two vertical lines so as per image. Is there any software I can use for ...
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Kindle books (.azk) and iPad

I have the Kindle reader app for iPad and was just wondering the following: What does a download link look like for an .azk/.azw file? Where do the files get stored on the iPad once they are ...
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How to make Kindle Preview run on El Capitain

Installed Kindle Previewer v2.94 but it doesn't open, just crashes without even an error message. tried to solve using this blog's instructions but it didn't worked out.
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Can I sync non Amazon books from the iPad Kindle app to a PC?

I downloaded a mobi book directly to my iPad to the Kindle app, which does not sync with Amazon. I read the post "Syncing non-Amazon purchased eBooks between Kindle, iPad, and iPhone 3" (on: Syncing ...
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How to open multiple Kindle books at the same time?

How can I open several instances of the kindle reader at the same time, so that I can have a different book open in each one? I found this: Multiple Kindle Windows on PC, Mac Which suggests using ...
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as of 4/2015 OS X Kindle App: Where are the books located?

After I updated my Kindle for Mac app 2 mos. ago I can no longer find the azw book files on my Mac to convert them so I can read them on my KOBO ereader. I use to find them in a My Kindle Content file ...
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How to upload large mobi file to iPad/iPhone

I have a 63mb mobi format book. Normally I get mobi books to my iPad/iPhone via the email share setting in Calibre. However the size of the book is too big to do that. How else I do open up the mobi ...
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AppleScript or Automator workflow to clean orphaned files on Kindle

I'm wondering if there's a way to clean orphaned files from a Kindle using AppleScript or Automator. It would basically look for any .sdr folder that doesn't have a matching .mobi or .azw and then ...
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Kindle not connecting to iPhone Wifi hotspot

Im trying to connect my Kindle HD to my personal hotspot on my iPhone. I keep getting an authentication problem. How do I fix it?
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Forcing a script to run in english

My Mac is running Mavericks in English, but because my region is set to Portugal and my keyboard is the portuguese one, when I run some scripts they shows messages in portuguese. I generally hate to ...
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Exporting highlights from Kindle Personal Documents to a TXT file

There are two main categories in Kindle App for iPad: Books - contains books purchased from Amazon; highlights are available at https://kindle.amazon.com/your_highlights — it works fine for me. ...
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Seeking improved fixed-width font rendering in Kindle for Mac reader

I purchased a programming book from Amazon which I'm reading on the Kindle for Mac application. The rendering of the fixed-width font (the code examples) is just insane. Is there a way to fix this? ...
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eBook formats - Kindle to iBook and back?

I am thinking of moving my extensive eBook library to iBooks or Kindle. Has anyone done this, and what does it take? I just don't want book libraries in multiple proprietary formats, and have to look ...
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What ways can I purchase a newspaper subscription for viewing on an iPad?

I understand there's a Newsstand app. I am wondering, however, if I were to purchase a newspaper subscription through the Nook or Kindle systems, will I be able to read them in the standard iPad (iPad ...
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iBookstore and Kindle [duplicate]

I bought a book in the iBookstore to read on my iPad, but the iPad isn't that easy on my eyes. I recently bought a Kindle because my grandson said the e-ink would be better for reading. Is there a way ...
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mobi file on Kindle - MacPro & MacBook

I bought an electronic book. I downloaded the mobi version of the book. And loaded it into my kindle-macPro. Started reading it, highlighting, etc...worked great. Then I wanted to read the book on ...
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Apple Programming Guides on Kindle?

Does anyone else here really wish they could send apple programming guides to their kindle? The apple programming guides are great learning tools but they are online, and multi-page and I am not sure ...
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OS X: Any PDF to Kindle format converter to read technical material on Amazon Kindle?

I like to read course material on Kindle. I merge all lecture slides with Automator and then send them to my Kindle email. Earlier, I have used Readle's Documents app (a spinoff of PDF Expert) where I ...
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iOS kindle app - where is the anotations file?

When using my kindle I can make all manner of annotations, which I can then view on the book I have anotated. This is also true of my kindle iOS app. However, the kindle itself has a document on it ...
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How can I download book from Kindle app to Kindle Volume?

How can I pass content I've bought on Amazon to my Amazon Kindle (Paperwhite)? Because it turned out that it is not that easy. Actually, it is really hard. What I've tried so far: Shared Wi-Fi from ...
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Is it possible to search within a PDF document using Kindle for iPad?

I am trying to use the Kindle iPad app as a storage base for all of my PDFs. But I'm disappointed that I can't seem to find a way to search the text within a PDF using the Kindle iPad App. Am I ...
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The Kindle app on my iPhone 4s isn't downloading books

I've been using the Kindle reader app on my iPhone and it was working as advertised for a while. However, yesterday for no apparent reason it has stopped being able to download books. I bought a book, ...
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Syncing non-Amazon purchased eBooks between Kindle, iPad, and iPhone

I have an Amazon Kindle Keyboard, an iPhone, and an iPad. I have purchased a load of eBooks from the publisher, O'Reilly, and have downloaded them on to the Kindle via USB. I note these do not show ...
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On iPad's iBooks, how to make highlighting show up for PDF files?

It seems that on iPad, iBooks, Kindle, or Kobo won't show any user highlightings? For example, just go to https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/#documentation/Cocoa/Conceptual/ObjectiveC/...
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Kindle on IPad Not Syncing Notes

I've loaded the kindle app onto my IPad3. I've made notes and highlights within that app, and I've given plenty opportunity for those to sync with Amazon...so that I can download those notes onto my ...
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Is it possible to search for text in iBooks or the Kindle app?

Is it possible to search for text in iBooks or the Kindle app? I'm deciding whether to buy electronic copies of some of my reference books, but I would only be purchasing them for the ability to ...
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How to read .awz ebooks on Macbook Pro (Mac OS X 10.6.8)?

How to read .awz ebooks (Kindle format) on Macbook Pro (Mac OS X 10.6.8)? Can it be converted to PDF with hyperlinks properly supported?
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Can I use my iphone charger to charge my kindle?

Can I use my iphone charger to charge a kindle
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Looking for workflow or script for saving Kindle documents

I'm using a Kindle DX (3G, no WiFi) for reading documents saved from the web with Readability. Because Amazon charges a conversion cost for these documents I'm forwarding the documents to my foo.baz@...
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How can I make a note in a Kindle book in Kindle for Mac?

On the Amazon site, it says: Click on any word or click and drag over a passage to create a highlight or add a note within a book. Once you've selected text, a pop-up box gives you the option to ...
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HOWTO convert documents to Kindle / mobi format?

I have an HTML file (XHTML 1.1 strict, if you want to be technical about it) that I am trying to make into a Kindle format (.mobi) book. I've been trying to use calibre and have found the process to ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of iBooks and Kindle books for my iPad?

Even though I have had an iPad for a while, I haven't taken the plunge to buy any ebooks yet. I'd like to make a decision on whether to prefer buying iBooks or Kindle before I buy any so that I can ...