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Where are Kindle Books Stored on PC/MAC/Android

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For someone who is new to the Kindle books, finding the downloaded Kindle books is not an easy job. Even you have purchased many kindle books before, I guess many of you have various difficulties in finding your downloaded kindle books on PC, Mac or Android devices. Where are Kindle books stored on PC, Mac, or Android? You will get a complete answer in this article.

Before reading the following part, you need to make sure your kindle books have been downloaded to your devices already.

Where are Kindle Books Stored on PC?

Usually, you will find your downloaded Kindle books stored on your pc here if you are using Windows system if you are using kindle for PC to download your books:

C:\Users\your computer user name\Documents\My Kindle Content

where are kindle books stored on pc

Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I change the location of Kindle books on PC?

A: Sure, you can change the Kindle book location. Run Kindle for PC-->Tools-->Options-->Content. Here you will see your current content folder for Kindle books. Click on “Change folder” and select the folder you want to stored kindle books and then click on “Save” button. Your default kindle content path has been changed successfully.

change kindle file location

Where are Kindle Books Stored on Mac?

If you are a mac user and have not changed the default path of your Kindle file location for kindle for Mac, you will find your Kindle books stored on Mac here:

/Users/Mac user name/Library/Containers/com.amazon.Kindle/Data/Library/Application Support/Kindle/My Kindle Content

where are kindle books stored on mac

Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I change the location of Kindle books on Mac?

A: Sure, you can choose where to store your downloaded kindle books on Mac. Run Kindle for Mac, Click on “Kindle”-->Preference-->General. Then you will find “Content Folder” option, just click on “Change” to change the location of Kindle books on Mac.

change kindle file location mac

Where are Kindle Books Stored on Android?

If you read a lot on your Android smart phone, here are steps to find Kindle books stored on Android device.

Step 1. Connect your Android device to your computer.

Step 2. Your downloaded Kindle device will be stored at two different places depends on how did you get these Kindle books.

For books purchased from your own Kindle account, the default path is:

This PC\Android device\Internal storage\Android\data\com.amazon.kindlefc\files\

For documents or files you send to your Kindle for Android, when these books has been downloaded, it should be stored here:

This PC\Android device\ Internal storage \kindle\

Where are Kindle Books Stored on Google Chrome?

If you are a Kindle Clouder Reader user, you may have downloaded your Kindle books from your Kindle Cloud Reader library. So where are your Kindle Cloud Reader books stored at your computer if you are using Google Chrome to download them? Here is the default path:

Windows: C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases\https_read.amazon.com_0
Mac: /Users/username/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/databases/https_read.amazon.com_0

However, the files you find at these paths are not readable because they are not normal file type. Are these files useless to us. Definitely no! With the help of Epubor KCR Converter, you can easily convert Kindle Cloud Reader books to DRM-FREE mobi file. This way can be assumed the ultimate way to back up your Kindle books.

The Right Way to Backup Kindle Books

May I ask you one question: why do you want to find the file location of download Kindle books? Here is my guess--most of you may want to find the downloaded kindle books for backing up. If this is what you real want to do, just copying Kindle books from the original folder to another place is not the right method for backing up Kindle ebooks. Since all Kindle books have been protected by Kindle DRM, you need to remove Kindle DRM to get the DRM free books for backing up. If you have the DRM-free Kindle books, you do not have to worry about computer crash, Amazon account banned issues, books disappeared from Amazon account etc..

Below are two methods to remove Kindle DRM.

To remove DRM from books downloaded via Kindle for PC/MAC, Epubor Ultimate can be the most powerful tool I want to introduce today. With it, you can remove Kindle DRM and convert kindle books to any other formats.

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Although you can find the files downloaded from Kindle Cloud Reader, the files are not readable because they are not normal file type. Are these files useless to us? Definitely no! With the help of Epubor KCR Converter, you can easily convert Kindle Cloud Reader books to DRM-FREE mobi file. This way can be assumed the ultimate way to back up your Kindle books.

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Here are all tips and tricks I want to share with you today. If you have any better tips, please share with us in the comments to benefit more users.

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