How to read Kindle books—without a Kindle
There’s never been a better time to start reading more, and if you don’t have any books at home, I recommend Kindle books, which can be read without a Kindle device using an app for iOS and Android. The best part? It’s completely free.
How to read Kindle books without a Kindle
Even though I have a Kindle, I still have the Kindle app on my phone, which you can get for your phone, tablet, or even your desktop computer. If you’re looking for a tablet, the Apple iPad is the best we’ve ever tested.
How to save money on Kindle books
While Kindle books are less expensive than paper books, there are other places to get discounts and free books, including Amazon, Audible, and your local library. The cheapest way to read Kindle books is with your library card.
What Kindle books to read
‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine,’ by Gail Honeyman, is enthralling; ‘Educated,’ by Tara Westover, is the true story of a woman raised by a survivalist; and Delia Owens’ ‘Where the Crawdads Sing,’ has been at the top of the Kindle charts for months.
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What devices can you read Kindle books on?
Amazon offers Kindle reading apps for Windows, Mac, iPod Touch, iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 7, and BlackBerry, and the process for reading Kindle books is the same on all of these devices.
Do you need a Kindle device to read Kindle books?
To read Amazon books, you don’t need a Kindle device; the Kindle app works on a variety of platforms, including Windows and Mac computers, as well as iOS, iPadOS, and Android mobile devices.
How do I read a book on Kindle?
How to Use Kindle Cloud Reader to Read Kindle Books
- Borrow a book and send it to your Amazon account.
- Open Kindle Cloud Reader by going to read.amazon.com and signing in with your Amazon account if necessary.
- Your Kindle Library is displayed on the main page. Select a book to begin reading.
How can I read Kindle books without Kindle app?
Read Kindle books online with Kindle cloud reader: Kindle cloud reader is a web app developed by Amazon that allows you to read Kindle books using any web browser (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Firefox).
Is there a monthly fee for Kindle?
After the six-month trial period, you’ll be charged the full $9.99 per month, plus any applicable taxes, so you’ll essentially be getting three months of free reading!
Do I have to pay for books on Kindle?
Amazon’s Kindle e-book readers are very popular and useful devices, especially for those who enjoy reading; the benefit of a subscription service like this is that you don’t have to pay for each book individually, and you only have to pay once a month.
Is an ebook the same as a Kindle book?
Ebook: An ebook is simply an “electronic book,” which means it can be read on a computer or a handheld device. Kindle: A Kindle is a hand-held book reader that can read a variety of file types, but its current favorite is the mobi format.
Can I read Kindle books on my iPad?
You can buy Kindle books on your iPad, but not through the Kindle app, which does not allow in-app purchases. Instead, you must open the Amazon website in a browser, such as Safari on your iPad or a browser on your computer, to purchase a Kindle book.
Where can I buy Kindle books not on Amazon?
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- Barnes and Noble Nook Store.
- Google Play Books.
Why can’t I see my books on Kindle?
If you can’t find your book, make sure your Kindle is connected to the internet and that it has the most recent software update. Make sure your Kindle is connected to the internet and that it downloads to your device within a few hours.
Can Kindle read to you?
How to use the text-to-speech feature on your Kindle Fire device to hear text read aloud. You can use the text-to-speech feature on your Kindle Fire device to have written content read aloud, which includes both Kindle content and personal documents.
How can I read my Kindle books offline?
Get Kindle books for offline reading To do so, go to the Downloaded tab at the top of the page (see screenshot) and click the Enable Offline button. This will download a Kindle Cloud Reader web app, which will allow you to manage books stored in the browser’s memory.
Can you read Kindle books on another ereader?
In theory, you can read Kindle books on almost any other ebook reader or tablet, but you’ll need to convert your mobi or azw file to another format, such as epub.