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1. Sending files via email is the most reliable way of adding own ebooks to the Kindle library. 2. Go to Amazon » Devices » Your Content and Devices » Device Summary. 3. Customize the email address.
Do you add many own ebooks to your Kindle or Kindle app? You can try connecting your Kindle as an external drive to your computer and copy files. You can also use Send to Kindle for Mac or PC or use a feature provided by mobile Amazon Kindle apps.
The most reliable option, however, is sending files via email.
Amazon will process each file in the cloud, no matter whether this is .mobi or .pdf.
Each device or app that you have connected to your Amazon Kindle address comes with a dedicated email address.
Attach the file to an email and send it instantly – you don’t have to type anything, neither in a title nor in a body field.
The file should appear in the Kindle cloud library within a few minutes, and you should be able to download it immediately to your device.
How to find an email address to send own ebooks to Kindle
1. Go to Amazon website » Accounts & Lists » Your Content and Devices.
2. Click on “Devices” in the top navigation bar and select the device you want an email for.
3. Click on the device’s name in the bottom widget.
4. Find an email in the device summary and copy it.
5. Click on “Edit” link to customize the address. It will always end with @kindle.com but you can change the name to make it easier to remember or easier to differentiate between various devices and apps connected to your account.
6. Use this email every time you want an own book to add to your Kindle collection.
Make sure to send files from an email address that you use to log in to Amazon.
You can use other emails as well, but you will need to add them to a list of approved addresses:
Go to Amazon » Manage Content and Devices » Preferences.
Scroll down to reveal “Personal Documents Settings” and click on it.
Scroll down to see “Approved Personal Document E-mail List” and click on a link “Add a new approved e-mail address.”
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