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finding my clippings: highlights made with the iphone kindle app [migrated]

I'm looking for a free way to retrieve the myclipping files from iPhone kindle app. I made these highlights on "personal documents" (books not bought through amazon). (There is a paid app that could ...
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Why does Amazon Kindle cache books in its AppData folder on Windows 7?

I have Amazon Kindle installed on Windows 7. When I open a file, Kindle makes a copy of it at, C:\Users\<NAME>\Documents\Kindle\ The folder above can be set at Tools -> Options... -> ...
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Inexplicable presence of certain books in Kindle app

I currently use the Amazon Kindle app on my old PC, MacBook, iPad, and Android phone. I originally began using Amazon's Kindle services on my 2nd gen Kindle several years ago. The quandary I'm ...
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Can a frozen Kindle Touch screen be repaired

The screen on my Kindle Touch is around 1/3 frozen (see photo). With the battery removed, the screen stays the same (not all white, see photo). How do e-ink screens work? Is there a way to repair it? ...
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How to change a cover icon for a PDF in Amazon Kindle Paperwhite [closed]

I'm an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G user. I have in my collection both, ebooks from Amazon Store, and lectures/books in PDF format from 3rd parties. When my Kindle is in "Cover view", there are many ...
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How to download ebook form Kindle to my PC?

I want to be able to read offline the ebook that I've bought from Amazon store. So I need to be able to download the ebook. I don't have a kindle reader (tablet) and don't like to be plugged into ...
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Why can't I read/sync my Mobi format ebooks on the kindle app for mac?

I have uploaded several ebooks (Mobi format, not bought via Amazon) onto my Kindle personal library, and I can read them without a hitch on my Kindle device, but not on the Kindle app for Mac. Is this ...
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“Merging” two books in Calibre's index

I've bought some digital books, and I was supplied with both the PDF and the mobi format. Adding them to Calibre, they are treated as different books, and strangely they also have different metadata ...
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How to use Kindle through proxy?

I access internet in my college through proxy but my kindle paperwhite doesn't have any option to input proxy settings for a wifi network. How can I get it to work? What I did to overcome the problem ...
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Troubleshoot transfer mobi files to eink kindle (not kindle fire)

When I transfer mobi files to my kindle nothing happens. I connect my kindle to my pc and locate the drive on My Computer. I also locate the documents folder on the kindle drive-but when I drag & ...
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Why does ColorSync compression increase PDF file size for me?

I have this ebook that I'm trying to send to my Kindle from my Mac. I've done this before; Get a pdf, send it to Kindle address, and make sure the subject is "convert". This causes Amazon to convert ...
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How to properly convert a PDF to Mobi with Calibre?

I know how to convert PDFs using calibre the simple way. Just pressing convert and thats's it. But how can I actually convert the PDF to a "richer" .mobi? I would like to take the images, headline ...
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How do you activate text2speech on my windows 8 kindle app?

Is it possible to activate the text-to-speech setting that is available on the kindle on my windows 8 kindle app?
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Is there a way to bundle PDF files into to a Kindle friendly file?

I'm downloading PDF approach plates from Navigraph, and I have a folder--per airport--with files named after their corresponding approach / departure etc. Now I'd like to take such a folder with a ...
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Run Two Instances of Kindle.app on OS X

Sometimes, when reading books on my laptop (running OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion) I would like to view two separate pages from a book in my Kindle library (or two separate books) at the same time. ...
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K2PDFOPT and highlights in Kindle Paperwhite

I converted a PDF file using K2PDFOPT to use it in my Kindle Paperwhite. But now I can not highlight the text in this file while reading it in my Kindle. Can you tell me why? Gustavo
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Enable others to mail web pages to my kindle/pocket

There is facility in both kindle and pocket which allows us to send Web page links to these services which in turn convert it to text view enabling us to read it later. However, is there a way someone ...
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How to transfer data from Android device to PC that runs on Windows via USB

I am using Kindle Fire which runs on Android and need to transfer data from Android to my PC via USB. I have been using SnapPea for 9 months and it worked flawlessly. Today, when I really need to ...
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Change installation directory for Kindle on PC?

My C: drive is a solid state drive intended only for my OS. I downloaded the Kindle app installer to my D: drive, and when I open the installer, it just installs it straight to my C: drive, without ...
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How to turn off amazon email messages “Your amazon kindle document is here”?

I am subscriber of e-zine and I am receiving every day one ebook to my kindle. It works ok, but for each time I get a daily ebook, I receive also email with subject "your amazon kindle document is ...
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How to get an RSS feed automatically sent to Kindle? [closed]

I would like to get one of my favourite blogs to be sent to my Kindle. I wonder if there is any such solution. Do you know any website, service or app that could do it for me?
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Is it possible to view the notes and marks from Kindle for Android .embp - on the PC?

I created a mobi file, and uploaded to my android phone via usb connection, read it in the "Kindle for Android" app and made some notes and highlights. Kindle App seemingly stored them in the .embp ...
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Cannot connect Kindle Fire HD to Windows 7 x64 machine

I have a Kindle Fire HD which I am trying to connect to a Windows 7 x64 machine via USB. Whenever I connect the device I get this... I can't find any drivers for the Kindle, so I'm not sure what I ...
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Syncing non-amazon ebooks via Whispernet to my kindle apps

I was wondering, if there is a way to add my non-amazon purchased .mobi ebooks to the Kindle digital platform, so the books, notes and bookmarks are synchronized to all of my kindle apps and devices? ...
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Synchronize kindle and ipad kindle app [closed]

I have a kindle paperwhite and an ipad with kindle app. I have transferred to the kindle some ebooks and documents via USB and bought some books at amazon's ebook store. I noticed that the ebooks I ...
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How to convert a power point pdf to a pdf that is easy to read on kindle?

I have several power point presentations as pdfs. I would like to read them on the original kindle in landscape format. When I read the original on the kindle then a single slide won't fit on the ...
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Kindle PaperWhite as “paper replacement” [closed]

I am thinking of getting a Kindle as a kind of "paper replacement". The idea is to have all my document in a "cloud" accessible from different devices. To be useful, the Kindle would need to: Be ...
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How does a Kindle (or iPad) know when I close the lid? [closed]

How does a Kindle (or iPad) go to sleep when I close the lid of the case? Does it just detect something like going into complete darkness, or is it related to the magnet?
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Formatting pdf for kindle

I started with a scan of a book which was a two-column PDF, I then used the gs methods outlined in this thread to put the PDF into single page format, which worked great. This looks good on the PC ...
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Converting pdf ebooks that has java code to kindle format

I tried kindle's username@free.kindle.com, calibre, mobipocket creator and none of them work with the book that has java/html css code in it. Am I the only one who is facing this situation or are ...
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How to read ebooks in continuous scrolling mode and save highlights?

I'm looking for a way to manage my academic workflow for reading e-books in .epub or .mobi formats on OSX. My requirements: - continuous scrolling mode - ability to highlight text (e.g. in yellow, ...
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Can I add my own books to Kindle for PC and have them sync with my Andoid phone? [duplicate]

I don't own a Kindle, but I still use the app for reading on both my PC and Android phone (Samsung Galaxy Note). Now I searched around and read that if I convert any book to mobi with calibre I should ...
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I need a practical Read-Index( by Keyword and URL) - Delete process, and can't find one [closed]

I read a lot on all sorts of topics. I use Kindle on IPad. But I want to easily index them, which I do - awkwardly because I have to leave Kindle - using Delicious. Then I want to delete them. But ...
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Clipboard to Kindle?

Recenly I stumbled upon an article on a website and figured I'd rather copy-paste it to my Kindle instead of tiring my eyes. The problem is, I know no fast way to fix it, especially with HTML markup ...
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Is it possible to upload my own PDF to kindle app for windows 8?

Unlike "kindle for windows", for Windows 8 metro version of kindle app where is no "My Kindle Content" folder where i can place my own PDF files. Is it any way i can upload my own PDF file to it? I'm ...
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How can I convert a whole XML dump from Wikia to Kindle?

I'd like to convert an XML dump of whole Deus Ex Wikia to my Kindle. How can I do that? Here's the compressed XML file if anyone wants to try their solutions before posting an answer: ...
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Calibre /kindle problems

So why won't my 12.04 recognize the kindle via USB so the send to icon will pop up in Calibre. I can't get the books off the PC HD and onto the kindle. No problem with the USB cable, tested it ...
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File security of books/papers on a eReader [closed]

In context with IT security it is suggested to encrypt data on portable devices like USB-sticks, so if they get lost the confidential data does remain secret. But what if they confidential material is ...
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How to get back to main screen / library view in Kindle Modern UI app for Windows 8 using PC with mouse?

I just downloaded the Kindle Modern UI app for Windows 8, from the Windows Store. I'm using Windows 8 on a regular PC with mouse, i.e. no touchscreen or touchpad capability. When I launched the ...
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Can I upload a local mobi file from my PC to my e-ink Kindle without uploading it to Kindle store?

I want to create an ebook in *.mobi format (for now assume that's a solved problem) and view it on a regular 6-inch e-ink Kindle (not Kindle Fire). Is it possible to do this without going through ...
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Transfer Books from Mac to Kindle App on the Nexus 7

I have some e-books that I've downloaded from Project Gutenberg and some other sources to my MBP. They are all DRM free. Excluding e-mail them to my Kindle as a personal document as a method (the ...
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How would I activate audio reading of non-Kindle-store bought ebooks?

I have a Kindle DX and mostly use it for listening to (text to speech capability) books I bought on the Amazon Kindle store site while I drive. I'm interested in knowing if it is possible to somehow ...
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How can Amazon Kindle Reader be accessed offline from Firefox?

After the books have been pinned and downloaded, disconnecting the internet and then going to https://read.amazon.com gives the same error as when trying to access any other web page, with no internet ...
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How can I lock the Kindle Fire's app-store to require a pin number for purchases?

I'm sure this is a duplicate, but I can't find an answer on SuperUser with these words and it seems useful to at least provide a redirect. On the Amazon Kindle Fire, how can I require that a pin ...
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How do I transfer books and news articles to my Kindle device from my computer?

I want to transfer books and news articles from my computer to my Kindle. I did some research and found that I can use a program called Calibre. However, I noticed that Calibre emails the content ...
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Enabling limited texting on Kindle fire

My nephew is a voracious reader and his folks got him a kindle fire. They want to let him text (they have a wifi gateway service) but only with some people - a short list of phone numbers. Any ideas? ...
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converting Kindle files

I've never bought anything on Amazon Kindle store and I don't have a Kindle. Is there any chance for me to buy a book there and convert it into a file format I could read on my non-kindle ebook ...
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Amazon Kindle Whispersync behaviour [closed]

Can anyone shed any light on how Whispersync works on a Kindle 4 (Non-touch) I often read with my Kindle with the wifi network turned off to preserve battery life. I will turn it on when I am ...
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Transfer Kindle books to Toshiba Thrive

I have the basic model Kindle and I have many books on it that I would like to transfer to my Toshiba Thrive. The catch is that I do not have WIFI or internet access where I am located. Is there a ...
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How to move specific Kindle books to a new collection in the Kindle app for PC using a keyboard?

I've got samples and complete books sitting in my "all items" section but I want to move certain books to a new collection. Is there any way to select multiple books by a keyboard and move them to a ...