Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Multiple Kindles and Archives


I have a Kindle 3 and a Kindle Fire.
When I download a freebie, Amazon asks if I wish to download it to my Kindle
(Kindle 3), or my Kindle 2 (Kindle Fire).
Do I need to download it to both Kindles or just one?

Thanks so much for your question Lynn. It is a goodie!

If you have multiple Kindles and "purchase" a free book, it doesn't matter where you send the book to. It has to go to one of your Kindles (or even your Kindle Cloud Reader) to lock in the purchase and make it yours. After that, you can, from any of your other Kindles, find that book in your Archives, and download it to that Kindle at that time. Most books you can have on up to 6 devices (attached to one account) at a time.

Warmest Regards,

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