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Old August 24th, 2013, 09:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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When I download a book ti my S4, where is that file located? On my device or SD card? Which folder?

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When I download a book ti my S4, where is that file located? On my device or SD card? Which folder?

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First of all, did the book download successfully? If so, it should be on your device. Go to "my files" and look for a large file and/or the date you downloaded the book to find the file.
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Yes. I can read the book in the Kindle app, but can't find a "My Files" folder on the device or SD card.

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Use your file manager 'MyFiles' for to look

I think you should look at your internal SD card at the folder Android/data/com.amazon.kindle/files/...

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Thank you. Found it.

/Mnt/sdcard/Android/data/com.amazon.kindle/files & that is where it is.

Not sure what I can do with it, but at least I can back it up.

Wish I could MOVE it to the external SD card. Any thoughts on THAT?

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... Not sure what I can do with it, but at least I can back it up...
You'd install the Kindle reader on your computer (PC or MAC) and download your books directly ... and have it automatically synced with your Android devices.
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IMO no way (without rooted).
For saving storage on my tablet I delete these books that I've finished. They are all stored on the Amazon Kindle server ... and for my own back up, see above

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That's pretty much what I thought.

I am new to the eReader experience and have a few questions about Kindle books I buy & download from Amazon ...

So, if my Android phone completely tanks, can I re-download it for free to my next Android phone?

And, also download it for free to any or all of my Android pads?

Can I also log in to Kindle or Amazon on my iPhone and re-download it for free?

I take it I can also install it on my PC (WinXP Pro) and also re-download it to that device for free?
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