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Transfer kindle ebooks to another kindle easily and freely

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Transfer kindle ebooks to another kindle device?

Many eBook lovers may have a Kindle, and maybe his/her friends and families also have Kindle devices, so there is a questions: How to trasnfer Kindle eBooks from one Kindle Fire or e-ink Kindle to another kindle device? Because of Amazon's account limitation, people can't transfer ebooks between Kindle devices freely .

If you are a regular visitor to our site, you must know a fact: We will always find a way to help solve all kinds of eBook reading problems, no exception with transfering books from one Kindle device to another.

Transfer ebooks from an old Kindle to a new Kindle Fire

To transfer downloaded (not purchased) books:

Step 1: Connect your old Kindle to your computer via USB.
You will find your kindle device as a drive under "My Computer", Click it and open the drive.

Step 2: There should be multiple folders. Open the folders and drag selected files from the Kindle and drop them into the computer's hard drive, transfer ebooks and other documents from the old Kindle to your computer.

Step 3: Connect another Kindle to your computer via USB, then there will be a removable disk displaying in your computer, open it and transfer the documents those files copied from your old Kindle to the new one. For audio books please put them in the Kindle's "Audible" directory, and for normal books please place them in the "Documents"  directory.

To transfer purchased books:

All your purchased Kindle booksa are stored in your account's Kindle Cloud, all you need to do is de-register your Amazon account in the old Kindle then re-register it on the new one. Go to the reading app, all the books you have ever purchased in Amazon Store will show up on your bookshelf.

Share books between two Kindle devices which registered with the same account

Note of Caution:

You are allowed to register your Amazon account on several Kindle devices, then your purchased books will not auto-sync to both of your Kindles, but only the later registered one, at the same time, those already downloaded books still remain in your old Kindle.

For you newly purchased Amazon books, you can still control which device to sync the item to in the Manage Kindle page.

Step 1: Register the second Kindle with the same account registered to the first one. Maybe you purchased a Kindle Touch before then get a new Kindle Fire HD, or your friend or family have got another Kindle and you want to share your purchased book to him/her. Never mind, in one word, it is possible to register your account in another Kindle and won't do much harm on your previous Kindle. After successful registration, please go to Amazon official site then navigate to "Manage Your Content and Devices" (Formerly "Manage your Kindle"). From "Your Content" you will see all your purchased files.

manage your kindle to transfer

Step 2: Click on "Deliver" button. From the new pop up window, you can see all your registered Kindle devices and apps, which means, although you can't auto-sync your purchased books to your old Kindle device anymore, but you can also manually deliver them to any of your registered device.

deliver to kindle

Up by now, you have learnt how to transfer contents from a old Kindle device to a new one; and how to register on two Kindle device with the same account and transfer purchased contents to them.

But what if you are not convenient to share your account with anyone else but only some books? Yes you can lend them out, but you must sacrifice your own 15 reading days, that's not that satisfying.

Therefore you need a method to share and transfer your books among unlimited Kindle devices.

Transfer downloaded / purchased eBooks to other Kindle devices

Transfer downloaded (DRM-free) books to other Kindle devices:

For DRM free eBooks, you can easily transfer them to other Kindle devices with USB cable freely.

You just need to simply plug your Kindle to computer with the USB cable, then there will be a removable disk, open the disk and find the books you want to transfer to other Kindles, then copy them out to your local drive. Now things finish with this Kindle.

Plug another Kindle on your computer and it will be recognised as a removable disk soon. Paste the books you previously copied out to the current Kindle device. For a Kindle Fire (HD) model, make sure to put the DRM-free Kindle books (mostly MOBI) to "Books" folder. Now you can read those books on another Kindle freely.

Transfer purchased Amazon books to other Kindle devices:

If you do not want to give your account to other people to login, or do not want to lend your books out. You have to remove your Amazon books' DRM to make them sharable.

And all you need is just a professional program to decrypt your Kindle books. Click the buttons below then you can get it:

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For how to operate this software, please refer to this introduction: http://www.epubor.com/remove-drm-from-amazon-kindle.html

After getting the DRM free Amazon books, you can just transfer them to other Kindles as the method above.

Tips: If you want to transfer Amazon Kindle books to non-Kindle devices like iPad, Nook, Sony, and other eReaders which don't accept Mobi format, you need to remove the DRM first then convert those books to ePub format, which are suitable for other eReader devices.

Our Ultimate Converter can directly convert your DRM protected Kindle books to ePub format.

 

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works for Epubor and writes articles for a collection of blogs such as ebookconverter.blogspot.com.

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8 Comments
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01/22/2012 16:01:28
my wife has a kindle and I have a kindle how do I transfer ebooks from my kindle to her kindle
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02/13/2012 00:54:35
you can lent your kindle books to your wife in amazon account setting (only 14days).
also you can remove kindle drm first,so you can share your kindle books to anybody anywhere.
Try Kindle DRM Removal.
http://www.epubor.com/kindle-drm-removal.html
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09/12/2013 06:15:35
Answered all my questions on ebooks on my kindle to my daughters. Thanks.
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09/12/2013 06:15:45
Answered all my questions on ebooks on my kindle to my daughters. Thanks.
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11/9/2013 14:06:07
Transferred books as per your article but cannot  find books on computer and the books are no longer on my kindle. What went wrong .
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11/11/2013 01:45:47
Can you provide more details? Like, did you try to transfer books from kindle paperwhite to new generation of kindle paperwhite?
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12/14/2013 18:49:46
Very helpful, I was able to move books from a used Kindle I bought to my new Kindle!
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