So, you have just received a Kindle Paperwhite, or any other Kindle device for that matter, and are wondering what to do with it. How, in the name of everything, do you get books onto the Kindle? This may seem to be a rather simple question, but for someone who has never heard about a Kindle, it is absolutely relevant. So, we are going to answer it in this short post.
Putting books onto the Kindle Paperwhite
In order to put books onto your Kindle device, all that you need to do is the following;
- Sign up for an Amazon Account
- Register your newly acquired device with Amazon by signing in on the Kindle using your Amazon login details.
- Go to the Amazon website.
- Search for the books that interest you.
- Buy books
- Connect your Kindle to the internet via WiFi
- The books that you have just purchased will now be synced to your Kindle.
Available books on Amazon
The Kindle program is probably the world’s biggest repertoire for eBooks. So, whatever it is that you are looking for, chances are high that you will be able to find it on Amazon.
Can I get free books on Amazon?
Okay, we all knew that it was a matter of minutes before we came to this question. We all love freebies, right? Well, the good news (bad news for writers) is that there are so many free books on Amazon that you probably will never want for some recreational material to read. Of course, if you are looking for school books, you will probably have a hard time finding anything free in any genre on the platform.
Can I upload books from other sources onto the Kindle?
This is a question that we have previously answered on this blog. Yes, you can upload books from other sources onto your Kindle. All that you need to do is make sure that books are converted from whatever format to Mobi.
There are many free book conversion sites on the internet, some of which even handle bulk conversions. The majority of these book conversion sites come free of charge, and you should have no issues converting your ebooks to the Mobi format.
Once you have converted your book, uploading it to your Kindle is a simple matter of connecting the device to your computer using a USB data cable. Once the books have been transferred, you can begin reading.