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Kindle app not finding all files

I have several epub and mobi ebooks on my Andriod phone. The Kindle app finds about half of them. I went to settings->local file access and unchecked and rechecked each folder where the ebooks are ...
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My trusty kindle broke after many years and I never made a Kindle account, how can I transfer the books I have from the device to the kindle app?

the screen of my Kindle broke a while ago and I thought I could just transfer the files of my Kindle device onto my Kindle account. I never bothered really setting up a Kindle account because I ...
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Can the same book be published at Amazon in colour for the Kindle app and black and white for print?

Hardcopy books cost more to print in colour than in black and white, whereas distributing an ebook that is readable using the Kindle app costs the same in both. Is it possible at Amazon to publish a ...
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Kindle Fire what is the toggle option in collections under "view"?

Kindle Fire what is the toggle option in collections under "view"? There is a blank toggle switch right under the view options (grid, list, most recent...). Can anyone tell me what its ...
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Kindle App for Win 10 PC's

Since Amazon has discontinued the windows kindle App and instead replaced it with their cloud offering - which sucks to say the least. Anyone know where I may be able to download a kindle app for my ...
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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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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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Transferring “copied to kindle” mobi ebook files from one iPad to another

I just upgraded my iPad and have the kindle app on both. My problem is that I have a lot of ebooks stored on my old iPad that were sent to me as advance reader copies via bookfunnel etc. that were ...
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Kindle eBook turns into two page layout in landscape

I created a fixed layout ebook for Kindle which displays a single page in portrait and two pages in landscape. I didn't use any special code for this behavior so, how can I avoid this?
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I have the Kindle app on two of my Mac computers.

I have the Kindle app on two computers and both computers show the same purchased books. I want to delete the app and its content on my oldest computer. Will the books still appear on the new ...
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Where can I find a list of the limitations of iOS KF8 (Kindle format on iOS)?

Apparently, Kindle devices/the Windows/Mac apps, and Android all support KF8 more or less completely, but on iOS, an AFK file is used that does not support all KF8 features (discussion here). Is ...
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What are the differences between the FireOS Kindle App and the Android Kindle App?

I've recently been working on an ebook that I intend to self-publish. I was testing it using the Kindle Previewer application on my Mac, but when I tested the book on actual iOS devices (iPad and ...
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Kindle Cloud Reader can't open this book

Opening a book on read.amazon.com gives this error: we're sorry. Kindle Cloud Reader can't open this book, but you can read it with our free Kindle app. Is there a work-around? Perhaps to send ...
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report for purchased Kindle material?

How do I see only purchased items with a value greater than zero? https://www.quora.com/How-can-I-view-my-all-time-Kindle-purchase-history shows all "purchased" items, including free material. A ...
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Kindle text editor?

Take note has a nice interface: But how do I install onto a seventh generation basic Kindle? (Not fire, not paperwhite, just "regular".) Would love a simple text editor outside of adding notes to a ...
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Is there a way to quickly download all of my Kindle books?

I have ~165 books in my Kindle cloud library. I am currently trying to download all of them onto my laptop (the Kindle app; I use Windows) so that I can access them when I don't have an internet ...
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How do you access the benefits from Amazon Prime to get free Kindle books?

I have downloaded the Kindle app to an IPad, and I just about get locked in having to try and get Kindle Unlimited, which I do not want. I am an Amazon Prime customer. And, I understand such ...
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Can kindle fire highlight text while reading it

I Use Kindle fire HD 7th generation. I love and use Text to speech capability. Questions: Can kindle fire(Text to speech) highlight the text while reading it? Can any other app reads Kindle books(...
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How to add my own ebooks in mobi format to be displayed in Kindle app on Android

In older versions of Android/Kindle App, it used to be enough to drop any .mobi files into the 'kindle' folder on SD Card, but in latest version of Kindle app, they still don't show up as books on 'On ...
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Can one use two Amazon accounts on one Kindle?

For historical reasons I happen to have two accounts on Amazon, and I would prefer to keep both, as they are in different countries. I have ebooks in both accounts. Can I access both accounts with ...
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Kindle app takes up entire screen on windows 10 and I don't know how to get out of it

I just downloaded the Kindle app for my Windows 10 PC. When I open a book, the app takes up the entire screen. I can't see any of my other apps, and I can't figure out how to close Kindle or switch to ...
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Do any CSS media queries work for Kindle ios app?

In section 8.1.4 of the Kindle Formatting Guide, it provides an example of a css media query to target ipad devices. It looks like this: @media (device-width: 768px) {} But the example is unclear; ...
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Is it possible to transfer my Wattpad books to my Kindle?

Kindle model: 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi Amazon Link I can also live with a workaround for downloading them locally as a pdf and sending them through send-to-kindle.
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How to download from Amazon cloud to Kindle desktop?

For Kindle itself and Kindle for Android/iOS you can always see what documents you have in your library, and download them when necessary, even if you have already deleted them locally. All the ...
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Personal documents in iPad Kindle app

Is there a way to make highlights to my "personal documents" on Kindle iPad app appear on http://kindle.amazon.com "my highlights" list?
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Amazon Kindle app and Personal Documents on Android emulator

How can I make the Kindle app in an emulator work just like on a physical device? Background: I tend to buy ebooks directly from publishers and then send them to Amazon Cloud Drive to be converted ...
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How do I switch "time left" between chapter and book in the iOS Kindle App?

When I read books in the iOS Kindle App, there is an indicator on the bottom that says how much time is left in the book based upon my reading speed. How can I change this indicator to show the time ...
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Why I can't buy books from Kindle Store using Kindle app on iPad?

It's really surprising to me to see why it is not easy to buy a book using the Kindle reader app on iPad. It has only provision to download the samples but there is no option to buy a complete book. ...
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Basic CSS not working in Kindle iOS App

I have some really simple CSS styles that work fine in the Kindle preview software, and on my actual Kindle Paperwhite, but when I send it to my iPad/iPhone and use the Amazon Kindle App, they don't ...
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On which devices will the Kindle app post completion?

I have a laptop, iPad, windows phone and Kindle Paperwhite but am struggling to find a way to post to Facebok or Twitter when I have finished a book. I just want to inform others about what I have ...
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Read Kindle books without Kindle or Kindle app?

For various reasons, I've become a fan of Amazon as a place to shop for physical book, so buying Kindle books would be a natural choice. However, based on my experience with the Kindle app on an ...
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On Kindle devices can you open an ebook as an email attachment?

I know that you can email a Kindle ebook to the device itself using Kindle Personal Documents Service. I've been told that you cannot download a file directly using the Kindle Fire web browser. If ...
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How to change Kindle Windows 8 into a 'normal app'

I read a lot of books on my netbook using Kindle for Windows 8. However, I am often very frustrated that is uses the 'metro' interface which consumes the full screen. I would like to use my Kindle app ...
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Deliver Emailed or Converted Books to Amazon Cloud Reader and PC Reader

I use the Amazon Cloud Reader and PC Reader, but I can only view books purchased through Amazon in them. In fact, it won't let me deliver other books - those I emailed to Amazon for conversion or ...
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Syncing kindle book annotations (non Amazon books) across kindle apps

I buy Kindle Manning + O'Reilly books as they tend to be cheaper than the ones on Amazon. Can I sync annotations (e.g. notes, highlights) between Kindle apps (PC, tablet, etc.) ?
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This title is not currently available for purchase?

I have been primarily reading eBooks using Play Books on my Android tablet, however today I tried out the Amazon Kindle app and tried to download some of their free eBooks to test it out and compare ...
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What are the benefits of Amazon Kindle device over Amazon Kindle app for a power user?

Are there any benefits to reading e-books on Amazon Kindle device over reading those same e-books on Amazon's Kindle app on a smartphone/tablet, for someone who is a power user? I'm excluding the ...
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