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Installing An Amazon Kindle Device To Your PC

Amazon offers Kindle for PC as a free download for Windows, and it offers Kindle Cloud Reader as a plugin for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari browsers. When you use Kindle on multiple devices, your bookmarks, notes, highlights and furthest page read will automatically stay in sync. The Kindle e-book reader syncs with Amazon account to display the e-books purchased, but you can access easily your Kindle content from any computer via the Internet or with Kindle for PC. Installation steps are as follows:

  • Visit Amazon.com to download Kindle for PC (see Resources),
  • When the download completes click the file twice to launch the installation.
  • Click “Close” after the installation.
  • If it doesn't launch, right-click the background of the Windows Start screen, and click “All Apps.” from your Apps screen launch Kindle for PC.
  • Use your Amazon username and password.
  • Click “Register” to sign in. Click “Archived Items” section library of the Kindle for PC window.
  • Click Kindle e-book in library and download it to your computer.
  • Click “Downloaded Items” to view the e-books stored on your computer.
  • Click the picture of an e-book in library to start reading. The activity will automatically sync with other devices as you use Kindle with PC.

Cloud Reader

  • Visiting Kindle Cloud Reader at Amazon.com (see Resources), followed by downloading the plugin for browser is first step.
  • You may be using Chrome, Firefox or Safari, which free downloads (see Resources). Then enter your Amazon username and password details to sign in.
  • Click any title in your Library to start reading immediately via the Kindle cloud.
  • Right-click of an item is required followed by “Download and pin” to download the e-book to your computer for off-line reading.
  • Click "Sync" in title bar for updation of your library with the most recent bookmarks, notes and furthest pages read.