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A brand of e-book readers and tablet devices produced by Amazon.

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Kindle Keyboard Wont Go To Drive Mode

My Kindle Keyboard won't Enter USB Drive Mode and IDK How To Get it too. it is version 3.4.2 B008. pls help me!
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How to remove (Untitled) sections from epub file - visible in kindle viewer

I've got a technically clean epub file that I made in Calibre. The table of contents is displaying well except for a sections labled (Untitled). I've looked for an html tag that might be causing ...
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Downloading Kindle books via USB

I recently rejoined Kindle Unlimited but -I'm having problems downloading to my kindle. It was easy the last time I did it but now there seems to be a big problem. I'm using the same kindle device ...
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How can I identify what is causing a KDP server error 500 when I try to post the updated version of a title?

Before posting, I checked and re-uploaded another title that was unchanged. I got identical error behavior, so while there may be something wrong with my HTML, it seems Amazon KDP is experiencing ...
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Kindle App not available on my Samsung tablet; how can I access my library?

I want to read my many kindle titles on my newish Samsung Tablet but the Kindle app is not available for the model. What can I do?
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Table in Kindle Fixed Layout Mobi showing horizontal scroll

I have created a Kindle mobi, where I am displaying a table. I have given width to all the <td> and also <table> tag. But still the table showing right and left arrow to scroll ...
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Cannot highlight sentences in Kindle app on iPad

Since my old fire tablet is out of order, I installed a kindle app on my iPad and started to read a book on it. This may sound like dumb but I cannot highlight the sentences on this app. Some websites ...
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WiFi performance on Kindle 10th Paperwhite

I have 10+ WiFi devices in my household and all of them has access to home WiFi through entire flat. Even though that some rooms are as far as 10-15 m from router and there are 2-3 walls between to ...
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Typical time needed to transfer books to Kindle 10th Paperwhite via email

tl;dr I've sent a number of files to my Kindle 10th's private email address about 3,5 hour ago and there is no reaction so far -- neither return / rejection email nor books appearing in the device. Is ...
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How to convert and read Khmer PDFs on Kindle?

I was able to find a PDF in Khmer language(a.k.a. Cambodian language). However, when I tried to upload it into my kindle, it turns everything into gibberish. I've looked around and there aren't many ...
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Purchasing foreign ebooks on kindle

Reading german books on the kindle. As I based in the UK and would like to read more german books and take advantage of kindle offers on the german kindle store. Can we have both the UK and German ...
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Highlights and notes are not save to my Clipping file

I regularly delete the My Clippings file in my Kindle when it gets too big. Usually a new one appears the next time I make a highlight or a note, containing just that one highlight or note. However, ...
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Any way to one-time TRANSFER / MOVE Kindle books to a separate account?

Presumably transferring Kindle ebooks to someone else isn't allowed in general, but has anyone found a way (or contacted Amazon Support for them to successfully do this manually, on their side?) to ...
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Is there a way to make third party book (non-amazon) covers appear as screensavers on Kindle?

So recently Amazon has introduced this feature which shows the cover of what you are currently reading on the lock screen of your Kindle reader (at least for Kindle Paperwhite 4 as far as I know). As ...
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Reading progress on a Kindle Paperwhite

I like to know how much time I've got left in any book I'm reading on my Kindle. I set it up each time a start reading but it seems to default to location or no reading progress at all. I know it's ...
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Kindle: how to wirelessly send an Enhanced Typesetting to device?

If you want Enhanced Typessetting you must generate your ebook with the new ebook proprietary format KFX. Amazon generates this format when you publish books in their store or you do it yourself using ...
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Kindle - How to add downloaded book to kid's account?

The device is Kindle Basic 10th Gen 2019. I have created a child account in Settings/Parental Controls/Amazon Kids and I am trying to add a downloaded book to it. However, the Kindle shows this ...
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How to self generate a Kindle ebook with Enhanced Typesetting so that I can left align the text?

I generated an HTML page and would like to send it to my Kindle. I'm trying to have this HTML book left-justified in my kindle. I used Calibre and Kindle Previewer to generate Mobi, KDP, and HTML ...
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Kindlepreviewer Command Not Found Mac Os X

I'm using some specialty software (Circular FLO) that requires use of the "kindlepreviewer" command in terminal, and any time it tries to do so, or if I try to do so myself, including "...
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kindle not connecting to wi-fi

Whenever I am trying to connect my kindle to wi-fi it shows no internet found. Once my kindle got discharged to 0. So is that the reason why my kindle is not able to find any internet. If no, then why ...
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why is kindle ebook content not displaying properly after windows 10 update

I'm using Kindle app for PCs on several windows OS devices, including Windows 7, 8.1, and 10. After one of the Windows 10 machines did a recent update to latest build, the Kindle app started ...
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How to configure Calibre to bypass the Amazon requirement to verify each document?

What are known work-arounds to use calibre to send documents through its e-mail service? https://the-digital-reader.com/2020/06/05/when-did-amazon-start-demanding-that-you-verify-your-ebooks-before-...
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What are the limits or parameters for send-to-kindle for volume or quantity?

More of an Amazon Kindle policy question than technical. I have about two hundred PDF's which I'd like to load on my Kindle using calibre to send attachments. Each PDF is about fifty pages of text, ...
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How do you center a table in Kindle?

I'm trying to center for a table for a Kindle ebook. When I test it, the table shows fine in the Look Inside page, but not in the Kindle Cloud reader. This is the CSS I'm using to center the table: ...
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How to convert PDF's with footnotes for Kindle?

I have a collection of PDF files which I'm looking to load onto a Kindle. First, however, they need to be converted. Experimentation gives sub-par results by selecting and converting to mobi through ...
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Are any apps available for the Kindle e-book e-reader?

For a Kindle Paperwhite, what apps are generally available? Is there a calendar app? There are clear limitations with e-ink screens, but, are there not, or were there, apps such as chess, calendar, ...
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Amazon Kindle Fire won't allow allow links in PDFs to work

On my Kindle Fire I opened the PDF via the silk browser. The PDF contains links. On my iOS device I can click on the links in the PDF. On my Kindle Fire the links don't work.
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Share kindle books with family on android?

My child has an Android phone. I have created an Amazon household account and created a child profile. I have added books to his profile. My question is how can my child read these books on the ...
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How many links are too many for EPUB?

I have an ebook with a large number of internal links. The stats are below. I'm trying to understand if my troubles are related to the Kindle Previewer or to some unspecified limit on how many ...
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Why are the last footnotes of each page in my book broken?

I have a book that has pages with footnotes, but the last and only the last one or two footnotes are always broken on my Kindle Paperwhite (Not on any other reader). That means they are treated as ...
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Reducing size of e-book on .MOBI file. Or any alternative to .MOBI file for KDP

I´m working on a e-book for kids with some images on it. I want to load to Amazon Kindle KDP. I have a book that it is only 26 pages and that it would have about 25 images. I tried to load the file ...
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Can you send epubs to Kindle and keep the cover art?

I've been working on a hobby javascript project recently that automatically compiles content from some websites into an epub (with the help of epub-gen) and then sends it to my device via the Send-to-...
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reflowing text in pdf with reasonable filesize

I generally use k2pdfopt to format scanned pdf for my kindle. But this software increases the file size insanely. After converting a file of say, 10 mb, the reflowed version takes a space around 190 ...
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How long does it take Kindle app to learn your reading speed?

I'm fairly new to eBooks on Kindle, and in case it matters, I'm using the Kindle App on my oversized smartphone instead of a dedicated Kindle device. I love the feature that estimates the time ...
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The inline position of small pictures of equations in a text is too high

I am writing a technical Ebook for the Kindle of Amazon. My text is in a Word doc and has a lot of formulas. The main formulas are each written on an own line in the text with a formula number at the ...
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Can I include images with a src of "data:.." in a Kindle book created in HTML, and if so, are there restrictions?

I'd like to include images in HTML source for a Kindle book. Is a data URL image kosher for Amazon? Are there any restrictions on e.g. length? Thanks,
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Changing my eBook reader. Any way to take my kindle books with me?

I am changing from Kindle for reading eBooks onto a different eReader platform. I've purchased a couple of eBooks for Kindle on the Amazon platform but those books I didn't start reading yet. ...
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What is the best way to export image highlights from Kindle?

Is there a way to export images that I've highlight on my Kindle? Thus far I've only been able to export text. Thanks!
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Is there a way to get e-readers to change endnotes into footnotes?

I use Calibre on Linux and have a kindle (not sure the model but it has touchscreen and a built in light). I'm wondering if there's a way to get these readers to move endnotes to the bottom of the ...
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Using Collections on Amazon's Manage Content and Devices

I've created some Collections on Amazon's Manage Content and Devices on my PC. Now what? I don't see any way to sort or select books by a particular Collection. Lots and lots of info on how to create....
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Ho do I recover lost books in Kindle app?

Kindle asked me to do an update and I did it. Then I rebooted the computer and I lost more than 30 books. Then I asked explained a kindle expert the problem and he told me to uninstall kindle and then ...
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How is math displayed on Kindles?

I'm guessing it's through MathML. MathML is a W3 standard technology for representing math as XML in documents. It's used on the web, and this thread seems to suggest support in Kindles. I tried ...
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Can you create flashcards in the Kindle device?

I know there are some ways to import flashcards to your kindle, but does the kindle paperwhite allow you to create them right in the device? Just like the kindle app for android does.
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Can't exit the font size screen on the Kindle 10th gen

I really can't figure out why this is happening. Whenever I try to change the font size on the Kindle 10th gen (not paperwhite) by pinching the screen, the dialog box appears as usual showing me the ...
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why arabic is not displaying left to right on kindle

I uploaded a docx file in arabic to kdp following the required formatting. The book displays correctly on Amazon's look inside feature but a test buy did not display properly for the buyer on kindle ...
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Are there any games to Kindle Paperwhite 4?

I have a Kindle Paperwhite 4 and I just wonder, besides reading books, are there any games to play on it? Of course a Super Mario might be too demanding to the display. However, I suppose a ...
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How can I add a default cover with name and author to an mobi file?

I have some mobi files without covers. If I use calibre tool it identifies the author and the name of the book. Is there a way to generate a default cover that contains only the name and the author of ...
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Kindle Fire HD MyClippings.txt missing

I'm trying to extract all the highlights I have on my Kindle Fire HD - all of the books are non-Amazon (i.e. downloaded and then imported onto the device using Calibre). When I open any of the books ...
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Where can I see the Kindle Copy Limit for a book

One of the limitation of the DRM in Kindle books is the amount of text you can copy from it. After this limit it will not allow you to copy - You have reached the publisher's copy limit set for this ...
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How do I import an EPUB e-book into my Kindle?

How do I import an EPUB (.epub) e-book into my Kindle considering that file format is not native to Kindle's?

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