The Kindle reader has become a favorite of reader’s overtime. It is an amazing device which lets you access so many books at the same time. It is so easy to vary, sleek in design and makes it portable which add to the overall reading experience. You can access books for free or even buy them for a very small price.
So, in this guide we are going to explain the process to let you access some books from the Amazon Kindle:
- Download the Kindle App and Sign In
The first step is to install the Kindle app on your Windows or Mac PC. Find the right version for your operating system and download and install it.
Once it’s installed, open the file and wait for it to load up.
Now enter your Amazon account credentials.
2 Explore and select the Free Books you would like to read
When you log in with your Amazon credentials, you will find all the books you have in the All section of your library. When you want to start reading these, double-click one to open it. You can also right-click a book and choose Download to save it on your device for offline reading.
If you do not have added any books, then you need to select some first. For that, click the Kindle Store link at the top-right of the window to open the Kindle book storefront in your default browser.
If you are looking for free books- Visit the Cheap Reads for Kindle page first( in this section Amazon gathers the most popular free books in several categories)
If you’d like to narrow your search, go ahead and select a category, like Ro9mance or thriller, on the left-hand side of the Kindle books homepage. Again to look for free books go to cheap read categories.
If you are willing to pay, select a book make online payment for it and then add it to your library.
Now, the book you have selected have to be bought. For that, click Buy now with 1-Click to claim it. The new book would show up in your Library on the Kindle app moments later or you can click the Refresh button next to Library to manually sync if the new book doesn’t show up.
- Read the Books
Now, whatever book you want to read you have to double click on it.
The interface would be similar to a PDF reader, with several shortcuts that help you customize your reading view. Use the left and right arrow keys to move between pages, and click the Full-Screen button to maximize screen real estate for reading.
You can also download this book by click on the link and you must have a PDF reader installed to let you read that book from the pc or laptop offline.
While reading you can always adjust the settings as per your convenience.
You can adjust the font, font size, words per line, brightness, color and column reading. You can even bookmark a page for later by clicking the Bookmark button in the top-right.
This now lets you read amazing books free of cost on your tablet.
Buy & Download content from the Kindle
Once you have got the kindle connected to a wireless internet connection you can download books from the Kindle store and add them directly to your device. Before proceeding further for that, it is just to ensure that the device is connected to a wireless network. For that, go to Check the Status of Your Wireless Connection and check if the Wireless connection is established
After you purchase a book, it automatically downloads to your Kindle. The content is also stored in your Kindle Library so you can download it to other Kindle devices or Kindle reading apps registered to the same account.
To visit the Kindle Store, press the Menu button, and then select Shop in Kindle Store.
- When you are ready to purchase a title, select Buy to purchase a single book or periodical.
- To subscribe to a periodical, select Subscribe now.
If you are not sure that you want to but a book or not, you can try reading the sample first. The Amazon provides an option for that.
Now, Press the Home button to show and open your new Kindle content. You can select this content and download it directly and it will be added to the archived items on your device.
Download a Kindle Unlimited Book
Kindle Unlimited is a subscription that allows you to access a large selection of titles from the Kindle Store. With a Kindle Unlimited subscription, you can access hundreds of thousands of Kindle books. You can keep up to ten titles to read on any Amazon device or Kindle reading app and there are no due dates. You can read Kindle Unlimited books on any Kindle device, Fire tablet, or free Kindle reading app. For other devices, please use your browser to visit the Kindle store and access Kindle Unlimited books.
You can access up to ten books at a time from the Kindle Unlimited catalog and read sync them and read them on any Kindle device either the Fire tablet or free Kindle reading app.
But to access a Kindle Unlimited book on a Kindle device or free Kindle reading app, you need to buy that book online and then add it to your library. For that, you must have a payment method enabled on your Amazon account.
To turn the payment method on, you need to go to the address book and manage the account.
First, you have to find and select the book which you want to read. For that, go to your device and open the Kindle store. From there you can access the Kindle Unlimited catalog:
- The Kindle eReaders must Select All Categories, and then select Kindle Unlimited.
- The Fire tablet users must Select Kindle Unlimited.
- The Free Kindle reading app users must Select Kindle Unlimited.
Follow the process the way you want to it and choose a book and then select Read for Free. Eligible books which are free for reading will have a Kindle Unlimited logo. You can add this book to your list and add ten such books at a time. You can read them any time.
The Kindle Unlimited books could also be found on the Amazon website. To find a Kindle Unlimited book from the Amazon you need to visit the Kindle Unlimited browse page or find a book by looking for the Kindle Unlimited logo. On the product detail page of the Kindle Unlimited book, select Read for Free.
Sync the content you have downloaded with your tablet or PC
You can sync your Kindle Fire to wirelessly receive content delivered through Manage Your Content and Devices:
The Digital content, books, and articles you purchased from Amazon is saved to your content library in the Cloud. You can read this content online or even download it for offline reading. In order to download content, make sure your Kindle Fire is connected to a fast running internet connection.
You can sync your Kindle Fire to wirelessly receive content delivered through Manage Your Content and Devices. To sync all content you need to, swipe down from the top of the screen to show Quick Settings, and then tap Sync:
To sync to the furthest page read in a Kindle book you have to do it while reading. So, when you have opened the book go to the exact center of the screen, tap Go To, and then tap Sync to Furthest Page Read.
To download content from the Cloud:
From Home, tap a Kindle content library that could be a book or article. Select it in the top navigation, and then tap the Cloud tab to view Kindle content not downloaded to your Kindle device.
- Tap your content type to download the title to your device.
- Tap the Device tab to view your Kindle content.
Transfer Kindle Books to Your Kindle via USB
If you don’t have a Wi-Fi connection, you can transfer Kindle books, magazines, and newspapers from a computer to your Kindle e-reader via USB.
- Go to Manage Your Content and Devices and locate the content you want to transfer to your Kindle.
- Select the Actions button next to the title, and click Download & Transfer via USB.
- From the drop-down menu, select your Kindle, and then click Download.
All of those amazing functionalities depends on the Wi-Fi connectivity you are using with the Kindle device. It works only if it is provided a good Wi-Fi connection, any failure that would disturb the whole thing.
Not only this, it even restricts you from establishing an internet connection via your mobile or any other means. So, that means you are left with no other option but to depend on an active and fast running Wi-Fi internet connection for browsing the internet in your Kindle Fire tablet. So, to make the best of it make sure you have provided the device with a good wireless connection.