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Kindle help please - sharing downloads

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Sukie1971 Mon 29-Aug-11 08:41:56

There was a thread on here a while back which told how kindles can be linked and downloads shared. I'm afraid I didn't understand how it works, can anyone explain it so I (being old and a little scared of trying techno stuff) can try it please?


pipsqueak Mon 29-Aug-11 20:53:18

would love to know if this is possible - feel a bit cheated that ca n not share books as would with a book but do love kindle apart from that

ellie02 Mon 29-Aug-11 20:55:51

OOh watching with interest smile

HopeEternal Wed 31-Aug-11 09:10:42

Was it this thread, Sukie?

Sukie1971 Fri 02-Sep-11 19:24:24

Yes Hope but I just dont understand how it works [thick emoticon]. Can anyone explain it to me in words of one syllable? blush

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 03-Sep-11 10:15:46

Sukie, I'm the same so am watching with interest.

C0smos Sat 03-Sep-11 14:17:48

I wanted to do this and couldn't work it out. I emailed amazon and the responded to say the facility wasn't working yet but they would pass on my comments to the developers. I don't think they have sussed a way to share in a secure manner yet I.e without books bring shared and copied all over the place

Rather annoying

C0smos Sat 03-Sep-11 14:20:46

Having said that, I download booksnon .mobi format all the time from other sites and copy them via USB to my kindle. I can email them to others to do the same it's just the ebooks from Amazon you can't share

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 03-Sep-11 16:51:05

Can't get the website to work COsmos, can you link it please.

spanishbint Sat 03-Sep-11 23:18:45

hello i have a kindle which i think is great my dh also has one when i but a book you deregister it than put your name in register it should automatically change over then you deregister again then reregister in your name again hope it works

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