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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by crowbag, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. crowbag

    crowbag Lurker
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    Evening all, sorry if this has already been covered, I did a quick search but didn't find a similar thread.

    I've just got a Galaxy Tab and have downloaded the Kindle app, so far I have been able to download my "Amazon" books and subscription to the Daily Telegraph without any problems, however, I have been unable to get the Kindle App to recognise any of my "non-Amazon" books.

    After some Googling I happened upon the Personal Documents facility on my Kindle page at Amazon, however I was unable to deliver the file to my Galaxy, though I can see it waiting there ready to be delivered.

    Has anyone experienced this before and if you have does anyone have any tips on how to fix this?
     



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  2. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    Put the file in the kindle directory on the Tab.
     
  3. crowbag

    crowbag Lurker
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    That was the first thing I tried. I can see the files on my Tab when I go through the file system to the Kindle folder but the app can't see them.
     
  4. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    What file format is that? I have been using Kindle on my phone and Tablet for a long time and whenever I put the files in its folder it works perfectly fine.
     
  5. crowbag

    crowbag Lurker
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    They are in the .mobi format, they work on my kindleand also worked on my kindle for mac.
     
  6. Szadzik

    Szadzik Extreme Android User

    And you put them into \\sdcard\kindle?

    I just tried on my phone again, installed Kindle, put books in .mob and it is seeing them with no problem.
     
  7. crowbag

    crowbag Lurker
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    Yep, definitely put them in the kindle folder.
     

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