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Questions tagged [kindle]

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How do I log in to 'Send to Kindle' with two factor authentication enabled

I use the Send to Kindle desktop application to send epub ebooks converted to Mobi format to my Kindle. Since enabling two factor authentication (using Authy code generator), I am unable to log the ...
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How do you format a book with calibre on kindle so that computer code looks right? [closed]

I am wondering how I could format a book right with your help. Here is an example with an epub to mobi convert with calibre that could look like this: * When it's supposed to look something like this:...
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How to slice an epub into smaller volumes?

Some Microsoft books, and O'Reilly as well, are on the excessive side. Starting from PDF, calibre can conver to epub easily. Or, some are available as epub and even mobi. Dealing only with `epub' ...
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How to remove hotkey on Amazon Kindle PC that opens application

As of today, Ctrl + Alt + k began to randomly open the Kindle application on my Windows computer. This hotkey used to open my keepass application. Is there any way to disable this hotkey? This ...
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Send to Kindle on Chrome — multiple accounts

On a shared system when trying to run the SendToKindleForPC-installer.exe program I'm prompted for an Admin password which I don't have. Both Chrome and Edge are installed as browsers. Of course, I ...
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Write multiple SD cards in parallel, or serially as efficiently as possible

A friend has handheld devices (Kindles) that we want to transfer a large bundle of files to (videos for a youth project). The devices have SD card readers and so we want to write SD cards with a disk ...
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Can I export a commented file from Kindle to Word/GDocs? [closed]

I read texts and comment on them; I want to do my reading on my Kindle, but ultimately I want the commented text as a Word or Google-Docs document. What I have: A non-Amazon, non-DRM'd file on my ...
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Difficulty Handling XML Version of the United States Code

So I've been trying to put the United States Code (offered here from the U.S. House of Representatives) so that I can hopefully get it to a point where I can put it into an ebook format (either ePub ...
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Convert a Kindle book to PDF

I see one other question here regarding this topic, but no answer is accepted, and nor do any of the files/file formats mentioned in those answers match the filetypes I see. I work on two monitors ...
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Can not download e-books with Amazon kindle shop [closed]

I cannot download e-books through amazon kindle shop.I call the supporter and he said its' a network issue and my internet ISP has bad connection with Amazon server. However, I can connect the Amazon ...
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Unable to login on KindleForPC when using Tor+Privoxy

Amazon is blocked on my network, I use Tor to access some sites. If I use Kindle with default settings, it reports unable to access Amazon and asks me to config network. I installed and configured ...
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Can I restrict Calibre to import books without name modification

Currently if I Add Book to calibre library it adds book by its "book" name not file name. For example I have downloaded bunch of books which are prefixed by year like "1953 - Some Book", when I add ...
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How to install gcc configure on kindle

I jailbreaked my Kindle Paperwhite 3, installed KUAL and then kterm. I thought I could maybe install some packages, just for fun. To make future installs easier, I decided to start with dpkg. When I ...
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How to sync a book that was manually added to kindle reader?

I manually added a book to my kindle by connecting to a computer and adding the book file. I read most of the book and made highlights then the physical kindle broke, so I'd like to sync the book so ...
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Can I continue reading from Kindle on PC

Is it possible to read a progressing book (pdf) I started on Kindle, on PC? I would like to realize this scenario: Read book on Kindle. Connect Kindle to PC/Software and pick up where I stopped ...
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How to copy paste a passage to a word document without the signature? [closed]

Kindle has this annoying feature where if you copy paste a passage (not to mention ctrl+c does not work...) a lengthy signature detailing the books title will be added when you paste the text. Is ...
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Turn kindle paperwhite into secondary display

Could be interesting if kindle paper white can be used as secondary display to extend the screen . There is a simple browser implemented into kindle that may help. I don't want to jailbreak my kindle ...
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USB mass-storage corrupt on portable Linux device – fixing it using Windows CHKDSK?

Due to some circumstances I forcefully shut down my Kindle DX (in fact, a Linux machine), holding the power switch for 15 seconds. I believe no processing or obvious file transfers were in progress ...
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Transfer docs/books between Kindle and other devices

I have a Kindle Paperwhite, 2012 version, and I have downloaded books and documents to it from the built-in experimental browser, not from Amazon, but they does not show up on other devices connected ...
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Adding dictionary on Kindle's Mac app

I want to change the default dictionary on Kindle app on mac. How do I do it. I have downloaded my favorite dictionary in .mobi format
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How to search and highlight long passages in a PDF file?

I made several highlights on Kindle Touch to PDF files. Kindle saves the highlighted text in a separate file, not on the PDFs themselves. I have all the text of the passages I want highlighted, what I ...
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Are cover.jpg and metadata.opf files included with Book.azw3 important?

I've a book in the .azw3 extension. There are two files included with it in the same folder which are cover.jpg and metadata.opf. Should I keep these files? Note: I use Kindle Previewer or Calibre ...
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How can I read .djvu files on Kindle?

I received some weird science books in .djvu format. Would like to put them on a Kindle. Found some obscure software which I can use for that i.e. http://willus.com/k2pdfopt/, but I have no way to ...
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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... -> Content ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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 ...